Things You May Not Know About Dravet Syndrome Treatment

Published Jul 5 


Anjali Pawar
By Anjali Pawar

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Things You May Not Know About Dravet Syndrome Treatment

Dravet syndrome (DS) is a serious and uncommon hereditary brain disorder also known as polymorphic seizures and polymorphic epilepsy in infancy (PMEI). It usually begins in one's first year of life and lasts for the rest of one's life. Seizures in children with Dravet Syndrome Treatment include myoclonic seizures, tonic-clonic seizures, absence seizures, and atypical convulsions. A combination of medications is used to treat Dravet syndrome. Anticonvulsants such as stiripentol, topiramate, and Valproic acid are among the most commonly used medications for treating seizures and Dravet syndrome. When medication does not reduce the severity of the seizures, certain devices are used to treat Dravet syndrome.


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