No evidence supports the use of antipyretic medication for the express purpose of temperature reduction, nor will antipyretic use prevent febrile seizures.
What does FS stand for?
FS stands for Febrile Seizure (neurology)
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This is an incredibly exciting time for the epilepsies," he marveled, embarking on a talk about a promising suspect in the search for the molecular link between complicated febrile seizures and subsequent development of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy Dr.
A febrile seizure is a seizure experienced in infancy or childhood that is associated with fever but with no evidence of intracranial infection, epilepsy or any other defined cause.
Among the patient factors that proved unrelated to surgical outcome were seizure type, history of childhood febrile seizures, history of status epilepticus, family history of epilepsy, and age at surgery.
Primary infection with HHV-6 and HHV-7 has been linked to roseola and febrile seizures.
Sometimes described as "benign epilepsies of childhood," they are: familial neonatal epilepsy (seizures in newborns), febrile seizures, absence seizures and benign focal epilepsy.
New uses of this formulation, for example, in children with febrile seizures, are under study.