Partial Seizures

Some articles on seizure, partial, seizures, partial seizures:

Seizure - Classification
... Clinicians organize different types of seizure according to whether the source of the seizure within the brain is localized (partial- or focal-onset seizures) or distributed (generalized seizures) ... Partial seizures are further divided on the extent to which consciousness is affected (simple partial seizures and complex partial seizures) ... Simple partial seizures do not cause a loss in consciousness, but can cause a change in consciousness ...
Primidone - Indications - Epilepsy
... Licensed for generalized tonic-clonic and complex partial seizures in the United Kingdom ... and monotherapy (by itself) use in generalized tonic-clonic seizures, simple partial seizures, and complex partimple partial seizures, and myoclonic seizures ... primidone has been found to be equally effective, less effective at controlling partial seizures but just as effective at controlling generalized tonic-clonics, less likely to cause side effects but more likely to ...
Partial Seizure
... Partial seizures (also called focal seizures and localized seizures) are seizures which affect only a part of the brain at onset ... In partial seizures the seizure is generated in and affects just one part of the brain - the whole hemisphere or part of a lobe ... Symptoms will vary according to where the seizure occurs ...
Primidone - History
... They were believed to be the most useful for seizures occurring upon awakening, while phenytoin was the most useful for nocturnal seizures ... and fourth line-agents, respectively, in the treatment of partial seizures ... It soon became clear that its efficacy in generalized tonic-clonic seizures was the same as phenytoin, that its ability to control partial seizures was superior, along with its tolerability ...

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