Title: Refractory Status Epilepticus- The 24 hrs Therapeutic Challenge
Authors: Dr C. Nithish, Dr R. Sowmya, Dr G. Ajith Kumar
A Rare Adult case of Refractory Status Epilepticus with continuous seizures has been brought into ICU. He was treated with multiple anti-epileptics: Phynetoin, midazolam, levetiracetam, dispite of these many anti-epileptics, still seizures were observed in this particular case. By the involvement of clinical pharmacist, dose adjustment of midazolam was done and patient got relieved from the seizures.
Keywords: Status Epilepticus (SE), Refractory Status Epilepticus (RSE), Midazolam, Dose Adjustment, Intensive care unit(ICU).