anticonvulsant

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Key words: seizure disorders, anticonvulsive, levetiracetam, pharmacokinetics, plasma concentrations, avian, Hispaniolan Amazon parrot, Amazona ventralis
Among the other herbal constituents studied, linalool from Thymus vulgaris and myoinositol from Aquilegia vulgaris showed some promise with regard to anticonvulsive activity.
Mylan Laboratories, involved a dispute over Ortho-McNeil's patent for topiramate, an anticonvulsive used in the treatment of epilepsy.
A seizure-free outcome is reported in about 45% of cases, although nearly 70% of patients require long-term anticonvulsive therapy.
Amitriptyline was the antidepressant most frequently used and carbamazepine and diazepam were the anticonvulsants most frequently used, although not for their anticonvulsive function alone.
The girl was given supportive therapy with broad spectrum antibiotics, intravenous hydration, oxygen, and anticonvulsive medications (diazepam, phenytoin).
A sampling of topics shows the anticonvulsive medication carbamezepine, physician and writer Heinrich Hoffman, industrial and environmental toxins, and teaching children with ADHD.
A randomized trial of strategies to improve patient compliance with anticonvulsive therapy.
Adenosine, an endogenous neuromodulator, has potent anticonvulsive properties and requires long-term delivery directly to the brain.
When this occurs, clients maybe misdiagnosed with Bipolar I Disorder (American Psychiatric Association, 2000) and prescribed an anticonvulsive medication like Depakote (valproate) or lithium.
She believes as many as 37,000 children in the UK may suffer from the syndrome brought on by adverse reactions to Epilim, alternatively known as Sodium Valproate, and other anticonvulsive drugs.
Pressure from managed care companies makes it necessary for residents and young psychiatrists to give a medication for each symptom so that a patient could be getting an antipsychotic for hallucinations or other psychotic features; an anxiolytic for a diagnosis of anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder; or an antidepressant, a sleeping pill, and (often) an anticonvulsive for modulating affect.
Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is the most severe cutaneous manifestation associated with anticonvulsive therapy.