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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Anticonvulsant drugs, cognitive function and behavior in children: evidence from recent studies.
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In-depth analysis of the current and future anticonvulsant drug class market across the US, Japan, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.
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While scientists suspect that some anticonvulsant drugs used to control epilepsy may harm a developing fetus if taken during pregnancy, the actual risk to the fetus remains murky.
These include 13-blockers, antidepressants, and anticonvulsant drugs.
Anticonvulsant drugs also lower serum folate level, probably by decreasing absorption, so these patients also may need extra folate, Dr.
These include [beta]-blockers, antidepressants, and anticonvulsant drugs.
The anticonvulsant drugs currently used to suppress absence seizures often cause drowsiness, and can effectively treat only about 80 percent of the approximately 100,000 US.
Borges' project aims to engineer novel, safe and effective therapies for long-term treatment of epilepsies by providing the platform for the development of a delivery system capable of administering new and old anticonvulsant drugs.
Folic acid intake above 1,000 [micro]g/day can mask pernicious anemia, interfere with the effectiveness of methotrexate, impair zinc absorption, and decrease the effectiveness of some cancer and anticonvulsant drugs, said Patrick J.
Current anticonvulsant drugs often have severe side effects and sometimes do not even work, Seyfried says.
The distinctive abnormalities observed in infants of mothers who have epilepsy are caused by exposure to anticonvulsant drugs during pregnancy, not to the epilepsy itself, according to Dr.
Ramani prescribed anticonvulsant drugs and advised the patient not to watch the program.
Like some other anticonvulsant drugs, it is also used to treat other health problems, including mood disorders and migraine.