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What does GTCS stand for?

GTCS stands for Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure

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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.
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.