What is the standard of care for a single, unprovoked epileptic seizure?

Updated: May 30, 2019
  • Author: David Y Ko, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Standard of care for a single, unprovoked seizure is avoidance of typical precipitants (eg, alcohol, sleep deprivation). No anticonvulsants are recommended unless the patient has risk factors for recurrence.


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