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What does GTCS stand for?

GTCS stands for Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure

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First line for treatment of partial and generalized tonic-clonic seizures in developing countries because of its low cost and ability to administer once daily
These included maternal age, sex of child, parental history of major congenital malformations, geographical region, parity type of epilepsy, generalized tonic-clonic seizures during the first trimester, parental education, and the use of folic acid.
The analyses revealed that individuals with one or two generalized tonic-clonic seizures per year had a fivefold increased risk of sudden death compared with epilepsy patients with no history of generalized tonic-clonic seizures.
It is indicated for adjunctive therapy in partial seizures, generalized seizures of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in adults and pediatric patients (greater than or equal to 2 years) as well as for conversion to monotherapy in adults with partial seizures who are receiving treatment with carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidone, or valproate.