tonic-clonic


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ton·ic-clon·ic

(tŏn′ĭk-klŏn′ĭk)
adj. Medicine
Both tonic and clonic.
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A highly selective, noncompetitive AMPA receptor antagonist that reduces neuronal hyperexcitation associated with seizures by targeting glutamate activity at postsynaptic AMPA receptors, it is approved in countries around the world as an adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures, and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in patients with epilepsy 12 years of age and older.
SCs are more potent than marijuana (as much as 100 times stronger); do not contain the anti-anxiety and antipsychotic constituent of marijuana, cannabidiol; and have a greater risk of a range of adverse effects, such as tachycardia, agitation, nausea, generalized tonic-clonic seizures, psychiatric problems, and death (Pediatrics.
Qudexy XR (topiramate) Extended-Release Capsules is a prescription medicine used to prevent migraine headaches in adults and adolescents 12 years and older, as an initial monotherapy to treat partial-onset seizures and primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures in adults and children two years and older, and as adjunctive therapy to treat certain types of seizures.
Four years later, the 25-year-old's epileptic fits are changing, from auras, developing into tonic-clonic seizures, despite him taking three types of medication.
In conjunction with the new monotherapy use in POS, FYCOMPA is approved for adjunctive use for POS and primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures (PGTC) in patients with epilepsy 12 years of age and older, added the company.
Carnexiv provides continuity of care for adult patients who are unable to take carbamazepine by mouth and have the following seizure types: Partial seizures with complex symptomatology, Generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and mixed seizure patterns or other partial or generalized seizures.
It is approved in the United States as an adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures, and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in patients with epilepsy 12 years of age and older.
Case Presentation: A 28-year-old male, newly diagnosed with epilepsy, presented to a chiropractic clinic with the complaint of mid-thoracic pain beginning after a tonic-clonic seizure with no associated external trauma.
The authors of these study observed that there was an improvement of 84% on drop attacks and generalized tonic-clonic seizures after 32 months follow up (14), nevertheless in our opinion is not a method well established in the literature for routine use.
Among the generalized seizures, generalized tonic-clonic seizure was the most predominant subtype.
This was until Finley had another seizure, a full tonic-clonic seizure, while we were playing at the local park and he was rushed to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.