Status epilepticus in dogs and cats, part 2: treatment, monitoring, and prognosis Mortality associated with SE is as high as 25% in dogs due to direct and indirect causes of death.Are there any FDA-approved drugs to treat seizures in dogs?
Correct adverse consequences of SE. Currently, there are no FDA-approved drugs specifically for SE in either human or veterinary patients. Instead, standard anticonvulsant and anesthetic drugs are used IV to end seizure activity. As in most emergency situations, when a patient experiencing an SE episode is presented, the veterinary team should:What is non nonconvulsive seizures in dogs?
Nonconvulsive SE is characterized by the presence of a stuporous, unresponsive state rather than active convulsions. Electroencephalography (EEG) may show epileptiform activity, even if the patient does not appear to be in a classic seizure-like state (Figures 1 and 2). Epileptic Emergencies STATUS EPILEPTICUS IN CANINE PATIENTSHow do you administer antiepileptic drugs to a dog with Se?
As in most emergency situations, when a patient experiencing an SE episode is presented, the veterinary team should: Place an IV catheter and begin administration of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) (Table 1) Provide oxygen by mask or flow-by administration.