trimethadione


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tri·meth·a·di·one

 (trī-mĕth′ə-dī′ōn′)
n.
A white crystalline substance, C6H9NO3, used as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy.

trimethadione

(ˌtraɪmɛθəˈdaɪəʊn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a crystalline compound with a bitter taste and camphor-like odour, used in the treatment of epilepsy. Formula: C6H9NO3
[from tri- + meth(yl) + di-1 + -one]
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TABLE 1 Drugs that are potential acne triggers Common drugs/drug classes Anabolic steroids (eg, danazol and testosterone) Bromides and iodides Corticosteroids (eg, prednisone) Corticotropin Isoniazid and ethionamide Lithium and barbiturates Phenytoin and trimethadione Less common drugs Azathioprine Cyclosporine Disulfiram Phenobarbital Quinidine Adapted from: Sterry W, et el.
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