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affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions

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resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent

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The campaign will raise awareness of good practice in implementing rescue management of prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures in children, with the aim of reducing the risk of progression to status epilepticus and its associated risks which can include brain damage.
Pre-eclampsia develops into eclampsia when a patient experiences convulsive seizures or goes into a coma.
A protocol guiding interventions to prevent SE and quick treatment of the potentially serious complications of prolonged or repetitive convulsive seizures is necessary for state of the art care.
ViroPharma Incorporated is an international biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing novel solutions for physician specialists to address unmet medical needs of patients living with diseases that have few if any clinical therapeutic options, including C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency, treatment of prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures in children and adolescents, adrenal insufficiency, and C.
He removed the tumor, keeping her personality intact but sacrificing her short-term memory and vision acuity, tn the following summer convulsive seizures started occurring.
Around 350,000 people in the UK have epilepsy, yet a recent survey by the charity shows that most people don't know how to act or are frightened when sufferers experience convulsive seizures.
MT is a 34 year-old woman with convulsive seizures admitted for possible surgical management of her epilepsy.
ViroPharma provides novel treatment solutions for patients living with rare diseases including hereditary angioedema, adrenal insufficiency, prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures, and Clostridium difficile infection.
Buccolam is approved throughout the European Union and the EEA for treatment of prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures in infants, toddlers, children and adolescents, from three months to less than 18 years of age.
Buccolam, approved in September 2011, was the first medicine to be granted a PUMA when it was licensed for treatment of prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures in infants, toddlers, children and adolescents, from three months to less than 18 years of age.
6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that the European Commission has granted a Centralized Pediatric Use Marketing Authorization (PUMA) for Buccolam (midazolam, oromucosal solution), for treatment of prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures in infants, toddlers, children and adolescents, from 3 months to less than 18 years of age.
midazolam, oromucosal solution) is approved for reimbursement by the Health Services Executive (HSE) in Ireland and is available through the national health system for children and adolescents, from three months to less than 18 years of age, who suffer from prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures.
June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending approval of a Pediatric Use Marketing Authorization (PUMA) for Buccolam (midazolam, oromucosal solution), for treatment of prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures in infants, toddlers, children and adolescents, from 3 months to less than 18 years.
Uncontrolled complex partial or generalized convulsive seizures may limit a child's ability to participate in activities.