clonic seizure


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Related to clonic seizure: Myoclonic seizure, Tonic clonic seizure

clo·nic sei·zure

a seizure characterized by repetitive rhythmic jerking of all or part of the body.

clo·nic sei·zure

(klonik sēzhŭr)
Seizure characterized by repetitive rhythmic jerking of all or part of the body.
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Simple Partial No first aid necessary unless seizure becomes convulsive; the first aid as outlined for generalized tonic clonic seizures No immediate action needed other than reassurance and emotional support.
Findings from this pooled analysis of Phase III data provide an important look into the efficacy and tolerability of perampanel in people with primary and secondary generalised tonic clonic seizures.
Further sub-analyses of the Phase III study 332 (evaluating the adjunctive treatment of primary generalised tonic clonic seizures in patients with idiopathic generalised epilepsy) examine the efficacy and safety of perampanel by baseline antiepileptic drug,[sup.
In children with prior normal neuromotor development, the disease starts with prolonged febrile generalized or unilateral clonic seizures.
Other factors which are found to affect the prognosis negatively include generalized tonic clonic seizures during sleep and familial history of epilepsy (51).
5] The last class included in Gastaut's scheme was unilateral status in which patients had clonic seizures affecting one side of the body.
The established drugs for treatment of partial and generalized tonic clonic seizures are carbamazepine (Tegretol), phenobarbital, phenytoin (Dilantin), primidone (Mysoline) and valproate (Depakote).
Phenytoin (PHT) is indicated for the treatment of partial and both primary and secondarily generalized tonic clonic seizures.
Unfortunately, two months later, the seizures returned and now our son has tonic clonic seizures.
Women who have refractory complex partial seizures or generalized tonic clonic seizures are most likely to experience catamenial exacerbation, which occurs most commonly at the time of menstruation.
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy is characterized by brief jerks of the extremities (termed myoclonus), generalized tonic clonic seizures (often upon awakening in the morning), and, occasionally, absence seizures.