Two elderly patients with a history of either cerebral vascular accident (CVA) or head trauma and no evidence of renal disease developed seizures while. exantema y prurito. La toxicidad neurológica, aunque rara, es más frecuente tras la administración de Imipenem/Cilastatina. La aparición de convulsiones con. Incidence Most antibiotics are CNS-safe, and neurotoxicity associated with their administration is infrequent There have been anecdotal.

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Only 1 patient with cerebral TXP had refractory seizures.

Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience. In our series, seizure was never the presenting feature of HIV infection.

Mean follow-up was 5. Patients who had seizures responded well to therapy. Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account.

Copyright American Medical Association. N Engl J Med. No cause was found in 1 patient, despite a thorough examination. Purchase access Subscribe to the journal. Purchase access Subscribe now.


We studied patients both outpatients and inpatients for only 1 year; if the inclusion period had been longer, the occurrence might have been higher. Imienem found partial seizures in In 1 patient, imipenem produced a GTC seizure, a well-known adverse effect.

Drug toxicity convulsines considered a definite or probable cause when the time was close between use of the drug and the seizure. Barrio, MD ; Maria A.

The risk of seizures among the carbapenems: a meta-analysis.

Neurological complications of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: The HIV stage was less advanced in those with no identifiable cause than in those with an identifiable cause. Hypomagnesemia can induce epileptic seizures, 2728 imipenej Van Paesschen et al 8 emphasize metabolic causes as important in HIV-infected patients.

Sign in to make a comment Sign in to your personal account. Any patient with prior seizures with or without relation to HIV was excluded from the study. In other reports, sexual transmission was the most common risk factor.

This disease was first described as a cause of seizures in During follow-up, the 2 patients with initial simple partial seizure evolved to generalized seizure. Seizures were well controlled with treatment.


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The risk of seizures among the carbapenems: a meta-analysis.

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Similar to other reports, 38 we observed status epilepticus in 3 patients A randomized, controlled trial of foscarnet in the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with AIDS. Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account. All convulsines seizures were tonic-clonic, except for 1 patient who had myoclonic seizures. One patient had simple vonvulsiones seizures with PML. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. Privacy Policy Terms of Use.

We were able to identify the cause of seizure in