Paracetamol and Febrile Seizure recurrence



One question I am frequently asked by parents whose child has had a febrile convulsion is, "Can we do anything to stop this happening again?" 

I have always said no and that whilst giving regular paracetamol might logically be the answer, the research doesn't support this. A new open access paper published in the October edition of Paediatrics is the first paper to suggest otherwise. You can read the paper and draw your own conclusions as to whether it might change your practice by clicking on this link



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