The majority (60-70%) of patients with DDMS present with a generalized seizure disorder
, and the rest present with focal seizure, or complex partial seizure with secondary generalization.
3%) of the patients were diagnosed as having generalized seizure disorder
tonic-clonic seizure (53-generalized tonic clonic and 1 myoclonic seizure).
The patient bad a history of a generalized seizure disorder
after a head injury in 1959 and had been taking phenytoin, 100 mg three times daily, since that time.
Levetiracetam can be titrated rapidly and does not interact with other anticonvulsants, but there is only slim evidence of its efficacy in generalized seizure disorders
, she said.