Levetiracetam versus phenytoin?

Neurology Pediatrics PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

Levetiracetam versus phenytoin? Which one do you use in case of status epilepticus in children? A multicentre, open-label, randomised trial publishe by the Lancet suggests that levetiracetam could be an alternative “as the first-choice, second-line anticonvulsant in the treatment of paediatric convulsive status epilepticus.”

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