ADVERTISEMENT

Levetiracetam may reduce seizure risk after intracerebral hemorrhage

Susan London   |   Clinical Summary   |   30 August 2022
ADVERTISEMENT

Takeaway

  • Patients with acute intracerebral hemorrhage had lower risk for seizures during early recovery when they received prophylactic levetiracetam.

Why this matters

  • Seizures are fairly common and may worsen survival and functional outcome.

Key results

  • Clinical or electrographic seizures during first 72 hours, levetiracetam vs placebo:
    • Incidence: 16%...

          

January Challenge

Ends in 2d 14h
left
right

Topic Challenges

left
right