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Pro-Epanutin

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Read time: 42 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Pro-Epanutin is indicated in adults and children aged 5 years and older:

• for the control of status epilepticus of the tonic-clonic (grand mal) type (see section 4.2).

• for prevention and treatment of seizures occurring in connection with neurosurgery and/or head trauma.

• as substitute for oral phenytoin if oral administration is not possible and/or contra-indicated.

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