myoclonic status

myoclonic status

[¦mī·ə¦klän·ik ′stad·əs]
(medicine)
Continual clonic spasms lasting an hour or more.
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bFDA approved for monotherapy and adjunctive therapy for partial seizures, simple and complex absence seizures and as adjunctive therapy for multiple seizures types including absence, photosensitive and generalized tonic-clonic, absence and myoclonic status epilepticus, status epilepticus
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When pharmacological paralysis and hypothermia were discontinued and sedation decreased a day later, a myoclonic status began despite treatment with midazolam and phenobarbitone.