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Seizures - hypocalcemia - 42506

Hypocalcemia secondary to calcium and vitamin D deficiencies corrected with oral calcium 1 gm daily in addition to oral calcitriol (1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3) 0.25 ug/d. [Ann Pharmacotherapy, June 2004;38(6):1002-1005. 42506 (02/2005)] Summary Interview

Seizures - melatonin - 42688

Melatonin 2 3-mg tablets (children <9 years/weighing < 30 kg) or 2 3-mg (children >9 years/weighing > 30 kg) ad-on therapy with valproate. [Br J Clin Pharmacol, 2004;58(5):542-547. 42688 (03/2005)] Summary Interview

Seizures - omega-3 - 39385

Omega-3 5 gm/d (65% n-3 FA of marine fish oil in 2.5 EPA:DHA ratio) was provided daily as a semisolid bread spread of different flavors. [Epilepsia, 2002;43(1):103-104. 39385 (2002)] Summary Interview

Seizures - yoga meditation practice - 44343 / 45044

Yoga Meditation Practice (YMP) daily 3-6 months (pranayama methods used with major emphasis on silent meditation). [J Altern Complement Med.2006 May;12(4):367-71. 44343/45044 (8/2006)] Summary Interview

Seizures - docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), eicosapenaenioic acid (EPA), fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids - 51036

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the amount of 1200 mg of fish oil (omega-3 fatty acids 50% providing 240 mg docosahexanoic acid (DHA) and 360 mg eicosapentanoic acid (EPA)) given as oral drops separately or incorporated into food items once daily in children with medically resistant seizures reduced the frequency of seizures significantly. [N Am J Med Sci. 2015 Jul;7(7):317-21. 51036 (1/2015)] Interview PubMed

Seizures - vitamin b6 - 47346

Vitamin B6 antenatally (mother) 50 mg/d orally, then postnatally (neonates) orally 10 mg/kg/day given by drops or liquid, in a single dose, with a maximum dose of 250 mg/d with or away from meals. [Eur J Pediatr, 2009 July 9; [Epub ahead of print]. 47346 (2/2010)] Summary Interview PubMed
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