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Drugs of Choice for Various Seizures

1.Absence seizures (Petit Mal) in children -Ethosuximide

2.Absence seizures in Adult -Valproate

3.GTCS(Grand Mal) -Valproate

4. Atypical absence seizures -Valproate

5.Partial Seizures -CBZ

6.Myoclonic Seizures -Valproate

7.Atonic (Akinetic) Seizures -Valproate

8.Tonic Seizures -Valproate

9.Clonic Seizures -Valproate

10.Infantile spasms -Vigabatrin

11.Febrile Seizures -Diazepam (per rectal)

12.Status epilepticus -Lorazepam (i.v.)

13.Epilepsy in Pregnancy -Phenobarbitone

14.Seizures in Eclampsia -Magnesium sulphate


Drugs For Absence Seizures:

-Ethosuximide

-Sodium valproate

-Lamotrigine

-Trimethadione

-Ganaxolone