ATC codes: N03AA02
Status epilepticus ICD11 code: 8A66
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 200 mg per mL in ampoule (phenobarbital sodium)
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of phenobarbital on the core list of the EMLc for status epilepticus refractory to initial treatment with benzodiazepines.