- Neonatal SeizuresMichael J Painter
Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 125 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Curr Treat Options Neurol 3:237-248. 2001..Dose is 3 mg/kg multiplied by volume and distribution (1 L/kg) divided by % free. Benzodiazepines, notably lorazepam and diazepam are used at doses of 0.15 mg/kg and 0.3 mg/kg, respectively...
- Phenobarbital compared with phenytoin for the treatment of neonatal seizuresM J Painter
Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
N Engl J Med 341:485-9. 1999..Seizures occur in 1 to 2 percent of neonates admitted to an intensive care unit. The treatment is usually with either phenobarbital or phenytoin, but the efficacy of the two drugs has not been compared directly...