Here are some methods to stop a seizure in its tracks. Or shorten one.
And help relieve you of the dreaded after-effects.
Possibilities you might not have known about…especially the new nasal sprays.
Recently some children have been using Ativan or Klonpin tablets or wafers, placed under the tongue for rescue from seizure activity —which is an excellent way to go.
Then there’s Diastat. Traditionally, it’s been the first line of fire in rescue meds for extreme seizures.
It’s available in a gel form that is inserted into the patient’s rectum to stop a cluster of repeated seizures. (It’s absorbed more quickly that way.)
However children, adults and caretakers aren’t too keen about it, and you can understand why.
Now, it’s been made available in a liquid oral form that comes in a syringe and goes right into the cheek of the mouth.
Also, Versed (Midazolam) and Ativan have been approved as…
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