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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The researchers describe this molecular action as "surprisingly influential," and Abbott suggests dodecenal could be investigated as an effective anticonvulsant drug.
Before this study, the second line treatment was the anticonvulsant drug phenytoin, but until now this practice had never been scrutinised in a robust major randomised controlled trial.
The drug combinations most associated with depression included the beta-blockers metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol) and atenolol (Tenormin), which are used to treat high blood pressure and other cardiovascular issues; the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole (Prilosec), used to treat gastroesophageal disease; the painkiller hydrocodone (Vicodin); and the anticonvulsant drug gabapentin (Neurontin), which is used to treat epilepsy and nerve pain.
Levetiracetam (LEV) is an effective and broad-spectrum anticonvulsant drug that is used in partial as well as generalized epilepsies (16,17).
Emergent properties of CNS neuronal networks as targets for pharmacology: Application to anticonvulsant drug action.
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.
Karakurt, "Recent progress in anticonvulsant drug research: strategies for anticonvulsant drug development and applications of antiepileptic drugs for non-epileptic central nervous system disorders," Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, vol.
Stiripentol (Diaocomit) is an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of severe epilepsy.
The anticonvulsant drug design is based on the presumption that at least one phenyl or similar aromatic group in close proximity to two electron donor atoms in the compound is required for the activity in MES [5, 6].