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My revision from Katzung:

1. Generalized Tonic-Clonic
First Line: Phenytoin, Valproic acid Carbamazepine (PVC)
Alternatives: Phenobarbital. Lamotrigine and Topiramate (PLT)

2. Partial Seizures
First Line: Carbamazepine, Phenytoin or Lamotrigine
Alternatives: Phenobarbital, Valproic acid, Topiramate and Felbamate

3. Absence Seizures
First Line: Ethosuximide or Valproic acid
Alternatives: Clonazepam, Lamotrigine, Levetiracetam and Zonisamide

4. Myoclonic & Atypical Absence
First Line: Valproic acid, Lamotrigine
Alternatives: Clonazepam, Levetiracetam and Zonisamide

5. Status Epilepticus:
Diazepam and Lorazepam to terminate attacks
Phenytoin or Phosphenytoin for prolonged treatment
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