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General Health board

  1. Xanax and grapefruit
    ... dipotassium (Gen-XENE, Tranxene-T, Tranxene-SD) diazepam ( Diastat , Valium, Valrelease, Vazepam) estazolam (ProSom)...

Cerebral Palsy board

  1. i am new here but have a 2 year son with cp what someon to talk to
    ... shaking so much i couldn't give him the emergency diastat and had to call the ambulance. I too am looking for...

  2. Depakote Sprinkles
    ... usually 30 min long and sometimes longer. I give him diastat to make them stop, but it takes a few of them. He...

Epilepsy board

  1. sleeping seizures
    ... sleep. He has never come out of one with out taking diastat after 5 minutes of seizure activity. He does take...

  2. What do you feel like AFTER a seizure???
    ... she had 3 grand maul seizures. We had to give her diastat to get her seizures to stop... It has been over...

  3. NEWBIE: My 2 year old daughter...
    ... ER by Ambulance and have the seizure stopped with Diastat and other meds! It was scarey to see her in a continuous...

  4. What on earth is happening.!!!!!!!!!
    ... someone has to be there to use it on me, it is called Diastat . Good Luck...

  5. Given the "Go Ahead"
    ... itself. I have gone into stat before and had to take Diastat ....

  6. seizures sickness related?
    ... do you do during that time? Her neuro has given us diastat to be given rectally for when she has more than 6...
    ... do you do during that time? Her neuro has given us diastat to be given rectally for when she has more than 6...

  7. Valium for auras?
    ... actually simle partials from what I understand. I take diastat to stop my complex partials when they cluster. Diastat ... wouldn't take valium to often. Talk to your neuro about Diastat , It's really expensive but it's a life saver for me...
    ... it up to your doctor, for sure. My neuro. offered Diastat , but considering how quickly seizures can progress ... myself finding the time to um, you know...put the Diastat where it's supposed to go! (blush.)...

  8. need some advice
    ... ago, gave me a prescription for this stuff called Diastat . It isn't real pleasant but it stops the seizures...
    ... take at the beginning of auras (same class of med as Diastat , but you don't have to take it rectally :)).So far...

  9. Feeling optimistic after 2 years, gamma knife
    ... morning, I haven't had one in 40 DAYS! I haven't needed Diastat , I haven't gone into status for five months! I went ... something out of it! Not going status and having to get Diastat put in me is such an improvement, that stuff is embarrasing...
    ... definately are taking a look at the positives which are NO Diastat (who needs another buttcheck :), NO Status (A BIG...

  10. Ativan for "as needed" use???
    ... Neuro. has been trying to push (so to speak) the Diastat (rectal) but I have refused. Ativan is supposed...
    ... acting (hence the ER usage) ....and I agree about the Diastat ... when I'm into the aura phase already, I'd be lucky...

  11. What is your criteria for going to the ER?
    ... managed to stay out of them for a year, thanks to diastat . I don't know if it's standard procedure everywhere ... you have "clusters" or status, ask if you can get diastat to save trips.. Good luck and you'll all be in my...

  12. Depakote Sprinkles
    ... usually 30 min long and sometimes longer. I give him diastat to make them stop, but it takes a few of them. I...
    ... dosage adjustment...especially if he's getting the diastat on a regular basis due to frequent seizures....I'd...

  13. ER once again- not for the squeamish
    ... matter of life or death where I'm living now. I keep Diastat at home all the time and somebody is here to administer ... status, like I do every month but didn't have any diastat . I ended up in the hospital for a few days, till I...

  14. Anyone Been Able to Go Off Meds and Stay Seizure Free?
    ... CONGRADS!!!! Have you ever heard of Diastat ? I've never had to use it but carry it with me faithfully...

  15. 21 yr old epileptic with unacepptable behaviors
    ... were usually able to avert them from going tonic with diastat . Now, since the surgery, he has seizures about once...
    ... sometimes they are lengthy and we have to intervene with Diastat . I really wish he would go to a group meeting...

  16. Anybody else have this done in the ER?
    ... you on? Why did the therapist not call 911 or use diastat ? Im a bit off by your post please clerify. As for...
    ... seizures, along with other meds for other things. Diastat would not be appropriate for the therapy office. This...
    ... again I know nothing of the inhalents. I get 20mg of diastat if seizure lasts 5 min or longer, than if it does ... depressor in my mouth, to keep my airway open. Do you have diastat ? I carry it everywhere for family to have. It cuts...

  17. I need some advice,please
    ... grandmal seizure so after his 6th one I gave him the Diastat suppository. I am never sure when I am to use those...

  18. Vagal nerve stimulation
    ... vns a chance.This seizure lasted for 5 min. and the diastat didn't bring me out of it at first. He said that the...
    ... vns a chance.This seizure lasted for 5 min. and the diastat didn't bring me out of it at first. He said that the...

  19. very anxious about boyfriend's bad seizures
    ... seizures? There are meds to use for this kind of thing, Diastat is a recal gel that can often stop prolonged seizures ... or clusters. Ativan is another or oral valium ( Diastat is a valium).....Sounds like he needs to ask for emergency...

  20. neurosurgeon wants to do surgery
    ... well post surgery, no generalized for 6 months, no diastat either!! Best wishes. Hoping it all goes great...

  21. this poor child had a 28 min seizure
    ... child is ok! There are medications like Ativan and Diastat that can help end prolonged seizures.......

  22. Phenobarbital and Gelastic Seizures
    ... keppra, dilantin, phenobarbital, lamictal and we use diastat for prolonged seizures. We are having a really tough...

  23. Help, 11 month old in ICU with terrible seizures
    ... When she starts at home-her mom and dad gave her the Diastat (5mg.) right at 5 minutes which just seems to be like...

  24. child with epilepsy pleasu help me
    ... had a hundred or more episodes now theyve given us diastat to use at home . i am so scared for my baby im scared...
    ... had a hundred or more episodes now theyve given us diastat to use at home . i am so scared for my baby im scared...

  25. Seizures while sleeping?
    ... ten a night. This week we have had to give him the Diastat every night. So far he has been on Topamax, Trileptal...

  26. Results of the LTM---good news/bad news
    ... give him something to stop the seizure (as in the Diastat gel), that he tends to go awhile without any seizures...
    ... give him something to stop the seizure (as in the Diastat gel), that he tends to go awhile without any seizures...

  27. is medical id bracelet needed for child???
    ... old wheres a med alert necklace. She also carries Diastat . I realize sometimes we feel as though were advertising...
    ... old wheres a med alert necklace. She also carries Diastat . I realize sometimes we feel as though were advertising...

  28. Seizures vs sleep myoclonus in toddler?
    ... to be a seizure, but he had meds by this point---- diastat gel prescribed by his neurologist. That one went about ... 7 minutes and I used the diastat . He had a short one a couple of days later, similar...

Neurology board

  1. Neurologist Vent
    ... Poor guy. The emergency room doc gave us an RX for diastat since we were driving across the desert. I hope I...
    ... handled and when to call you. Our school even had diastat I had left there for big emergancys. You can have...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Gastroparesis... please share 2!!
    ... . So a friend of mine who is an ED doc says "try diastat " it's rectal valium- not a suppository but a gel thats...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. 140/90 --> Zoloft --> 160/120
    ... In other countries it might be sold as the brands Diastat or Zetran. Something like 5 mg. is good for daytime...