Prophylactic drug management for febrile seizures in children

Offringa M, Newton R, Cozijnsen MA, Nevitt SJ. Prophylactic drug management for febrile seizures in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003031. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003031.pub3.

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This review (30 RCTs; n=4256) concludes that neither continuous nor intermittent treatment with zinc, antiepileptics or antipyretics can be recommended for children with febrile seizures. Parents/families should be supported with information on its benign nature.

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