seizure

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Synonyms for seizure

Synonyms for seizure

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

the act of taking something for oneself

a seizing and holding by law

the act of taking quick and forcible possession of

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for seizure

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

the act of taking of a person by force

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By utilizing GSK's larger sales force infrastructure, we can broaden our exposure to the patients who suffer from breakthrough seizures, and the physicians who treat them, and potentially help these patients avoid a trip to the emergency room.
ARS occurs in a small subset of patients with epilepsy who regularly experience breakthrough seizures in flurries or clusters, despite treatment with a regimen of anti-epileptic drugs.
Willy is still on several medications and has breakthrough seizures occasionally.
today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an Investigational New Drug application (IND) to commence clinical trials advancing the development of NRL-1 for the treatment of acute breakthrough seizures.
The results from this pilot study are very encouraging," commented Jim Cloyd, PharmD, University of Minnesota professor and principal investigator of the study, "The only approved drug to treat breakthrough seizures outside the hospital is diazepam rectal gel, a therapy that many older children and adults decline to use.
Patients should strive for a more individualized treatment plan by sharing a daily diary or record of how they are feeling, any medication side-effects or breakthrough seizures they experience with their healthcare professional.
ARS, also called seizure clusters, occurs in a small subset of patients with epilepsy who regularly experience breakthrough seizures in flurries or clusters despite treatment with a regimen of anti-epileptic drugs.
Access to medication can be a life-and-death issue for people with epilepsy due to the potential for breakthrough seizures when drug levels in the blood fall below therapeutic levels.
Notwithstanding the potential risks, it is of utmost importance that patients with epilepsy do not stop their medication without first consulting their doctor as this may lead to breakthrough seizures that could have harmful and even fatal consequences for both the mother and baby.