Three patients who presented with grand mal seizures and an associated behavioral disorder were recognized as suffering from a severe butalbital withdrawal syndrome. All were migraineurs who had become dependent on barbiturates. We propose that the occurrence of seizures, psychotic behavior, or a recent personality change should be considered clues to possible barbiturate abuse in patients with migraine.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology