EPIlepsy in elderly Neelima Thakur MD. EPIlepsy in elderly. Research shows that the incidence of epilepsy is higher in the elderly . Epilepsy was believed to be predominantly a childhood disorder.
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Status epilepticus (SE) is a serious condition of prolonged or repetitive seizures.
Epilepsy in elderly people generally responds well to treatment. Up to 80% of patients with onset in old age can be expected to remain seizure-free with anti-epileptic drug treatment
Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic alteration of aging.