Benzodiazepines for Epilepsy
How It Works
Benzodiazepines are minor tranquilizers (sedatives) that prevent or stop seizures by slowing down the central nervous system. This makes abnormal electrical activity less likely.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 26, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Steven C. Schachter, MD - Neurology