antiseizure

antiseizure

(ˌæntɪˈsiːʒə)
adj
acting against or preventing seizures
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The risks of chronic antiseizure medications, such as phenobarbital or valproate, exceed their benefits and are not indicated for febrile seizures, even recurrent ones, she said.
Alpha lipoic acid potentiates the antiseizure activity of Gabapentin in mice.
Patricia Girard then gave the girl the antiseizure medication Gabapentin "to calm her down," according to the affidavit.
D had diagnosed me with clinical depression and anxiety disorder and prescribed a daily dose of 60 mg of Cymbalta, an antidepressant, and 1/4 of a 2-mg tablet of Rivotril, an antiseizure sedative used to treat anxiety.
It exhibits antiseizure and antianxiety actions via its effects on synaptic and extrasynaptic GABAA receptors.
Evidence was insufficient to determine effectiveness of antidepressants, benzodiazepines, antiseizure medications, or opioids, versus placebo, in patients with acute or subacute low back pain," they added.
39), and a concomitant prescription for antiseizure medications * in 2011, met the epilepsy criteria for this study.
When I was in medical school, the term fibromyalgia was not in even in our lexicon; now fibromyalgia is so common that there are advertisements on television touting the latest drug to treat fibromyalgia ranging from antidepressant drugs to antiseizure medications.
Several plant species indicated to possess antiseizure properties in various folkloric medicines have exhibited anticonvulsant effects in animal models.
Pennell noted that the antiseizure medications that the women were taking were typical for women of reproductive age: lamotrigine monotherapy (44%), levetiracetam monotherapy (28%), monotherapy with a strong enzyme-inducing drug (12%), other polytherapy (10%), polytherapy with a strong enzyme-inducing drug (6%), other monotherapy (3%), or no antiseizure medication (2%).
At times throughout the summer, I had night duty, in which it was my responsibility to wake up some of these big guys very gingerly in the middle of the night to give them their antiseizure medications; if one were to wake one of them too abruptly, it could trigger an epileptic seizure, in which case I would have to basically wrestle the camper down to the ground and try to make sure that he did not swallow his tongue, which would be a bad thing.
And people taking antianxiety and antiseizure medications such as clonazepam and diazepam had a significantly lower risk.