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    Suggest dosage for seizure medication

Posted on Wed, 5 Jul 2017 in Child Health
Question: My son took his .medication at 3:00 pm and had a seizure at 5:15pm.He wants to know if he should take another dose of medication.
Answered by Dr. Deepak Patel 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Child should be taken to hospital

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to HCM.
Can understand your concerns.

If seizure has occurred within 2 hours of giving medication then there is no use of repeating the dose.

The child should be admitted in hospital as chances of seizure is more in first 24 hours. The dose of medication needs to be increased or changed based on response in hospital.

I hope this will help you.
Wishing your child good health.
Take care.
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