Introduction: Intravenous levetiracetam (LEV) is broadly used in the treatment of status epilepticus (SE). A loading dose is usually infused, aiming to reach quickly the range of plasma concentrations considered as therapeutic (12-46 mg/l).Does status epilepticus cause brain damage?
Status epilepticus is a dangerous situation historically defined as a seizure or a cluster of seizures lasting longer than 30 minutes without improvement in consciousness. When seizures do not improve, on their own or with medication, they can cause brain damage or even death.What causes non stop seizures?
Causes of Non-Epileptic Seizures. Non-epileptic seizures have a range of causes including: Fever. Infection. Electrolyte imbalance. Withdrawal from drugs or alcohol. Extremely low blood sugar.