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Mr Smith said that at the time he was required to work a split shift, the nurse was taking new anti-convulsant medicine that led to extreme tiredness, difficulty sleeping and susceptibility to seizures.
The group leading the action, the Organisation for Anti-Convulsant Syndrome, is staging a meeting in Liverpool to seek out further potential victims on top of the nine families already registered.
Readers have also reported that a daily regimen of anti-inflammatory or anti-convulsant medicines have reduced the frequency and severity of their headaches.
Ms Short, from Anglesey, said, 'I am very lucky to have a lovely son, but each day he suffers the damage caused by the anti-convulsant drugs.
It is used as a preservative in many different medication tablets and in certain benzodiazepine and anti-convulsant intravenous solutions.
Hannah was placed on anti-convulsant drugs and underwent a battery of tests.
However, the action claims that adverse reactions to Vigabatrin, an anti-convulsant which was introduced in the late 1980s, have caused such severe eye problems that some patients have even been registered blind.
Cute Georgie who travelled from her home in Leicester, has brain damage and a condition known as Foetal Anti-Convulsant Syndrome (FACS).
The Medline database lists three experimental papers on the anti-convulsant activity of the well-documented Ginkgo leaf extract, EGb 761, and bilobalide, which is a constituent of this extract (e.
The drugs belong to several different pharmacological families, including calcium channel blockers used for hypertension, some of (not all) the statins used to lower blood cholesterol, cyclosporin and tacrolimus used to reduce transplant graft rejection, anti-HIV agent saquinavir, the anti-convulsant carbamazepine ('tegretol'), short-acting benzodiazepine sedatives midazolam and triazolan, as well as the different drugs cisapride and buspirone.
Coupled with this intervention is the use of anti-convulsant drug therapy, of which magnesium sulphate is the drug of choice in many countries following the WHO collaborative eclampsia trial of 1680 women in 1991 (WHO, 1995:20).
The dual-action lead drug candidates identified by the company are expected to act both as an anti-convulsant -- to prevent seizures, as well as an anti-epileptogenic -- to prevent the genesis and progression of the disease itself.
Valproic acid (Depakene[R], Depakote[R]), a popular anti-convulsant, is being used now for anxiety and aggression that does not respond to other medications.
Dilantin, an anti-convulsant, has proved effective in many cases.
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