ethosuximide

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Synonyms for ethosuximide

an anticonvulsant drug (trade names Emeside and Zarontin) used to treat petit mal epilepsy

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It was necessary to increase the dose of levetiracetam due to the fact that some anti-TB drugs reduce the plasmatic concentration of anticonvulsant drugs.
7% cases of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, followed by indigenous medicine and anticonvulsant drugs each in 25% cases.
TABLE Generic substitution of antiepileptic agents: Where the American Academy of Neurology stands (18) The AAN opposes: * generic substitution of anticonvulsant drugs for the treatment of epilepsy without the attending physician's approval.
Epilepsy is a common and often life-shortening condition in dogs, with as many as 30 percent of those afflicted resistant to standard anticonvulsant drugs.
They addressed these issues by conducting a cohort study using a data from 297,620 new prescriptions for anticonvulsant drugs in 17 states between 2001 and 2006.
They addressed these issues by conducting a cohort study using a database that included 297,620 new prescriptions for anticonvulsant drugs in 17 states between 2001 and 2006.
5) The rapid change of dose of anticonvulsant drugs influences the arginine-vasopressin fluid homeostasis systems and may be a contributory factor to the development of vasogenic oedema by disequilibrium owing to a syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis.
Most recently, investigators from a multi-center study based at Emory University and in the United Kingdom have completed 3-year follow-up on the neurodevelopmental effects of anticonvulsant drugs, and report a significant dose-related effect of valproate across several domains of cognitive development.
Similarly, the American Academy of Neurology opposes generic substitution of anticonvulsant drugs for the treatment of epilepsy without the attending physician's approval.
Such prescriptions are routine for cardiac drugs (46 percent of all prescriptions), anticonvulsant drugs (46 percent), asthma medications (42 percent), and cancer treatments (33 percent).
Scholars and practitioners from the US and UK contribute essays that discuss the rise in the diagnosis of bipolar children, tied to the prescription of dangerous antipsychotic and anticonvulsant drugs.
Without specific guidelines to follow, many experts recommend bone-density tests for men at age 70 and earlier if they have osteoporosis risk factors: a family history of low bone mass, prior fracture, low testosterone levels, extended use of corticosteroid or anticonvulsant drugs, and a history of smoking, alcohol abuse and low calcium and vitamin D intake.
The risk of malformations has been shown to be higher following exposure to anticonvulsant drugs during polytherapy than for monotherapy.
7 million women have epilepsy, and 95% of them are being treated with anticonvulsant drugs," Dr.
Another study with roundworms found that certain anticonvulsant drugs had a substantial impact on life expectancy.