Valproic acid in neonatal status convulsivus

Avraham Steinberg, Ruth S. Shalev, Naomi Amir

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Valproic acid infused rectally was successful in controlling seizures in two neonates who failed to respond to conventional anti-convulsive therapy. We suggest that this drug may be a useful adjuvant in difficult cases of status convulsivus in neonates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)278-280
Number of pages3
JournalBrain and Development
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes


  • Neonatal
  • seizures
  • valproic acid


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