postictal phase

postictal phase (pōstik´təl),

n the period during which a patient recovers after an epileptic seizure. Also known as the
postconvulsion phase.
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2002) reported on three patients who committed suicide during the postictal phase.
The one reported case of a GHB withdrawal seizure describes a patient who had violent agitation following treatment with IV diazepam, biting staff while in the postictal phase (Chew & Fernando 2004).
The patient is additionally at increased risk for uncontrolled behavior and falls during a seizure as well as during the postictal phase of the seizure.