Rectal valproate syrup and status epilepticus

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Abstract

In one patient, status epilepticus did not respond to commonly used anticonvulsants but was completely controlled by sodium valproate syrup given rectally. Rectal use of valproate syrup may obviate the need for assisted respiration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1113-1114
Number of pages2
JournalNeurology
Volume30
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

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Status Epilepticus
Valproic Acid
Anticonvulsants
Respiration
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Rectal valproate syrup and status epilepticus. / Thorpy, Michael J.

In: Neurology, Vol. 30, No. 10, 1980, p. 1113-1114.

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Thorpy, MJ 1980, 'Rectal valproate syrup and status epilepticus', Neurology, vol. 30, no. 10, pp. 1113-1114.
Thorpy, Michael J. / Rectal valproate syrup and status epilepticus. In: Neurology. 1980 ; Vol. 30, No. 10. pp. 1113-1114.
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