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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driver's license for a period of time if a breakthrough seizure
anticonvulsant drugs for the treatment of epilepsy can result in breakthrough seizures." Differences in generic compounds may also increase toxicity.
'We believe Libervant can be a major contribution to patient care for refractory epilepsy patients seeking a better alternative to existing therapies for the management of breakthrough seizures,' said Keith J.
The patient was admitted to hospital with breakthrough seizures. After her seizures had been controlled, it was noted that she was dyspnoeic and hypoxic on room air, and it was reported that she had had respiratory symptoms during the preceding week.
Because Fycompa has a long half-life of 105 hours with steady state reached in about 2 to 3 weeks, a missed dose does not significantly impact plasma levels, a key risk factor for breakthrough seizures.
* Successful Therapy: The status epilepticus was completely terminated by the therapy, without breakthrough seizures, or discontinuation due to side-effects, or death during the therapy.
Those patients who failed to attend OPD clinic in three months of initial diagnosis and treatment were contacted by telephone and enquired regarding the breakthrough seizures at 3 months.
The most common reason for breakthrough seizures leading to hospitalization is subtherapeutic antiepileptic (AED) levels presumably due to missed doses [3].