Seizures in Children (cont.)
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Treatment of children with seizures is different than treatment for adults. Unless a specific cause is found, most children with first-time seizures will not be placed on medications.
Important reasons for not starting medications:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/10/2014
Frank L Christopher, MD, FAAEM
Robert R Westermeyer II, MD, FAAEM
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM
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