anticonvulsant drug


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Noun1.anticonvulsant drug - a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)anticonvulsant drug - a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
Emeside, ethosuximide, Zarontin - an anticonvulsant drug (trade names Emeside and Zarontin) used to treat petit mal epilepsy
gabapentin, Neurontin - an anticonvulsant (trade name Neurontin) used to control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy; also used to manage neuralgia caused by shingles
hydantoin - any of a group of anticonvulsant drugs used in treating epilepsy
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
mephenytoin, Mesantoin - a toxic anticonvulsant drug (trade name Mesantoin) used in the treatment of epilepsy when less toxic anticonvulsants have been ineffective
Mebaral, mephobarbital - a long-acting crystalline barbiturate (trade name Mebaral) used as a sedative and as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy
Gemonil, metharbital - anticonvulsant drug (trade name Gemonil) used in the treatment of epilepsy
Milontin, phensuximide - anticonvulsant (trade name Milontin) used to treat petit mal
Mysoline, primidone - an anticonvulsant (trade name Mysoline) used to treat grand mal seizures and essential tremor
Depokene, valproic acid - anticonvulsant (trade name Depokene) used to prevent some kinds of seizures
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Pupils at one facility were given an anticonvulsant drug to see if it calmed them down, National Archive files have revealed.
Primidone is an anticonvulsant drug primarily taken for treating essential tremor.
Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain and as an adjunct therapy for partial seizures with or without secondary generalisation in adults.
In 1912, the first drug, Phenobarbital, was used as a new and useful anticonvulsant drug, and then phenytoin and other drugs entered the field of medication [1].
A You are probably referring to gabapentin, a generic anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy.
Stiripentol (Diaocomit) is an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of severe epilepsy.
In the centuries prior to 1882 when the first synthetic anticonvulsant drug, paraldehyde, became available, the people of central Europe depended mainly on plants to treat epileptic seizures.
The company said it has filed its abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for the generic version of Lamictal XR (lamotrigine extended-release tablets), an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy.
The anticonvulsant drug pregabalin was the only treatment that had strong evidence in support of its effectiveness (Neurology DOI 10.
Phenytoin is typically employed as prophylactic anticonvulsant drug in this setting (2).
Pregabalin holds promise as a safe and effective adjunct anticonvulsant drug for dogs whose epilepsy is poorly-controlled with the standard options.
Your doctor gave you a prescription for an anticonvulsant drug to treat your migraine headaches and one day you noticed you had lost some of your muscle strength.