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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An estimated 1 in 200 pregnant women in the United States takes an anticonvulsant drug, either for epilepsy or for various mood disorders.
Patent and Trademark Office for a patent on an immunoassay for topiramate, a recent anticonvulsant drug.
Filed in August, 2003 under the qui tam provisions of the federal False Claims Act (Title 31 United States Code, Section 3729) on behalf of Angela Maher and Anastasia (Stacey) Savka-Klovski, the lawsuit alleged that OMJPI acted improperly concerning the marketing, promotion and sale of the anticonvulsant drug Topamax[R].
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In parallel, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Israel has approved Taro's anticonvulsant drug as part of a program through which it will reimburse the company for up to 50 percent of the recognized costs of approved research or studies performed in developing the drug.
The scientists report in the July 10 SCIENCE that the distribution of these c-fos-containing neurons is similar to that of binding sites for at least one known anticonvulsant drug.
This is a major milestone validating the effectiveness of ganaxolone, as a novel first in class anticonvulsant drug.
They compared these brains with the brains of three controls who had been healthy at the time of death and one with brain damage due to an overdose of an anticonvulsant drug.