anticonvulsants


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anticonvulsants

Used to reduce or prevent convulsive seizures, such as those caused by epilepsy.
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15] The anticonvulsants available is neither effective universally nor invariably safe.
The causes identified for triggering SJS/TEN were anticonvulsants (38.
The patch test was mainly done with the following drug groups: Anticonvulsants in 16 patients (41.
Global anticonvulsants market: Anticonvulsants are used extensively to control mania.
Nowadays, anticonvulsants are used in the treatment of many neurological and psychiatric conditions such as fibromyalgia, migraine, chronic pain, bipolar disorder, and epilepsy, in particular (1).
Our patient was given anticonvulsants for her seizures, which may have resulted in the delay of her diagnosis.
With a history of seizures, she also took several anticonvulsants throughout her pregnancy.
2) In addition, many of the current anticonvulsants have various complications and serious side effects such as hepatotoxicity and agranulocytosis, (1, 3, 4) which necessitates new drugs with more suitable margins of safety and more tolerability.
Madam, Epilepsy is one of the prevalent neurological diseases treated with several drugs especially anticonvulsants.
This study "makes an important contribution to clinical neurology and obstetric practice by providing fairly robust estimates of the comparative dose-dependent risks of the most commonly used monotherapy anticonvulsants for major congenital anomalies.
Some medications such as anticonvulsants phenytoin and carbamazepine effect by inhibiting sodium channels directly and indirectly by preventing the flow of calcium from the membranes of neurons and reduction of excessive concentration of intracellular calcium.