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Meningitis: Medicines for Seizures

Meningitis: Medicines for Seizures

Topic Overview

Medicines used to treat seizures caused by meningitis include:

  • Phenytoin (Dilantin).
  • Phenobarbital (Luminal).
  • Benzodiazepines, such as clonazepam (Klonopin).

Medicines to treat seizures caused by meningitis are used only until the seizures are no longer a problem.

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By Healthwise Staff
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
Last Revised December 6, 2012

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