3] * Exploratory Phase II study evaluated the safety of lacosamide as adjunctive therapy for patients with primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures (PGTCS).
What does GTCS stand for?
GTCS stands for Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure
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An additional study offered preliminary insight into the antiepileptic drug's (AED) safety as adjunctive therapy for patients with primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures (PGTCS), UCB said.
5), (6) Generalized tonic-clonic seizures are by far the most common, but simple partial seizures, complex partial seizures, and SE have also been described.
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.
A comparison of valproate with carbamazepine for the treatment of partial seizures and secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures in adults.
Case report A 49-year-old man with a remote history of sarcoidosis and recurrent sinusitis presented to the emergency department approximately 24 hours after he had experienced a generalized tonic-clonic seizure.
Within 24 hours generalized tonic-clonic seizures had developed with status epilepticus supervening.
However in children it is rare cause of seizures A 16-year-old presented to the emergency department after a having a generalized tonic-clonic seizure lasting 5 minutes.