Mental health

Pharmacologic Interventions for prophylaxis of recurrence of febrile seizures *

[Updated 2015]


Prophylactic treatment with intermittent antipyretics, intermittent anticonvulsants (diazepam or clobazam), or continuous anticonvulsants (phenobarbital or valproic acid) should not be used for febrile seizures.
Strength of recommendation: STRONG
Quality of evidence: LOW

*Recommendation is part of the 2015 Paediatric Emergency Triage, Assessment and Treatment Guidelines