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Had febrile seizure during fever. Suggested Frisium during slight fever. Advice?

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Daughter had febrile seizure when she had fever from an infection. Doc said Frisium should be taken everytime she has a slight fever till 5 yrs. Is it right?
Posted Wed, 23 Oct 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 7 hours later
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Not necessisarily

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Thanks for your query.

I am medical doctor, an associate in Department of Pediatrics, working with an experienced Pediatrician . I answer on his behalf.

No, taking Frisium (Clobazam) is not necessary in a child with febrile seizures. The main motive should be in avoiding high temperature and control the temperature in any infection with techniques like Tepid sponging and or paracetamol.

Hope, I answered your query.

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Follow-up: Had febrile seizure during fever. Suggested Frisium during slight fever. Advice? 3 minutes later
But wouldn't taking Frisium prevent a febrile seizure from occurring?
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 13 minutes later
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Temperature is the main trigger for a febrile seizure. Controlling temperature is the best method to prevent Seizure episode. Frisium comes into use after or during an episode of seizure.

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