Acute and emergency therapy of convulsions
- Instructions for the layman -
Babies > 4 months: 5mgInfants >15kg body weight: 10mgSchool-children: 10-20mgAdults: 20-30mgIf neffective, i.e. if the convulsions continue or there es a renewed attack, this dose may be repeated after 5-10 minutes at the earliest. In such cases, always call an ambulance and inform relatives.
Source: H. Schneble, H.-P. Ernst: Vademecum Antiepilepticum
Note: Care has been taken to confirm the accuracy of the information
presented and to discribe generally accepted practice. However, no liability
can be overtaken by the authors.
The reader is urged to check the package insert and the professional information for each drug for any change or deviation, particularly for added warnings and precautions. Also, lisenced indications, trademarks or dosage strenghts may vary from country to country.
--- close this window ---