anticonvulsants


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anticonvulsants

Used to reduce or prevent convulsive seizures, such as those caused by epilepsy.
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(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.
Franklin, "Experimental selection, quantification and evaluation of anticonvulsants," in Antiepileptic Drugs, Raven Press, New York, NY, USA, 1989.
George, "Hepatotoxicity of commonly used drugs: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antihypertensives, antidiabetic agents, anticonvulsants, lipid-lowering agents, psychotropic drugs," Seminars in Liver Disease, vol.
With a history of seizures, she also took several anticonvulsants throughout her pregnancy.
Anticonvulsants also might increase resistance to pseudohypoparathyroidism and inhibit calcitonin secretion.
Our patient was given anticonvulsants for her seizures, which may have resulted in the delay of her diagnosis.
Popp, Potential anticonvulsants VI: Condensation of isatins with cyclohexanone and other cyclic ketones, J.
Nine out of 12 patients received antihypertensive agents to control the blood pressure, and 8 out of the 12 patients received anticonvulsants to manage seizures.
In this study on the patients who were admitted to the emergency department of DEUH due to anticonvulsant overdose, only blood carbamazepine, valproic acid, phenytoin and phenobarbital levels could be measured in the DEUH laboratories, serum levels of the other anticonvulsants could not be measured.
While hypersensitivity drug reactions are well known, the hereditary component of AHS remains unfamiliar to physicians who prescribe anticonvulsants, as demonstrated by our case.
Global anticonvulsants market: Anticonvulsants are used extensively to control mania.