anticonvulsant


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Levetiracetam is an anticonvulsant that has been related to a number of adverse psychiatric effects.
Schachter and colleagues discovered the anticonvulsant properties of Huperzine A in preclinical studies.
[5] "Why is CMS requiring 'all or substantially all' of the drugs in the antidepressant, antipsychotic, anticonvulsant, anticancer, immunosuppressant and HIV/AIDS categories?" www.cms.hhs.gov/PrescriptionDrugCovContra/Downloads/For mularyGuidanceAllorSubAll.pdf
The anticonvulsant drugs increased the worms' motility and stimulated egg laying, suggesting that the chemicals interact with C.
Anticonvulsant medications have their own side effects.
Among the group who had continued to take the same anticonvulsant drugs throughout their pregnancies, 18 babies had serious abnormalities.
For example, environmental scientist Chris Metcalfe of Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, detected the drugs aspirin, ibuprofen, indomethacin, bezafibrate (a cholesterol regulator), and carbamazepine (an anticonvulsant) in 10 pre-and post-treatment samples from sewage treatment plants in eastern Canada.
Pharmacologic treatment with anxiolytics, antidepressants, and anticonvulsant drugs was successful in alleviating symptoms in three patients.
Most people who have bipolar disorder take more than one medication including, along with lithium and/or an anticonvulsant, a medication for accompanying agitation, anxiety, depression, or insomnia.
Again, over-the-counter pain relievers have no effect on this awful sensation, but it is often successfully controlled with an anticonvulsant prescription drug, carbamazepine.
In phytopharmacology, there are contradictory studies of anticonvulsant activity of neem.
Cilantro, also known as coriander, has been traditionally used as a folk medicine for thousands of years, with one of those uses being as an anticonvulsant to prevent the onset of epileptic seizures.
(16) There is, however, no pharmacological research in the existing literature evaluating the anticonvulsant properties of V.
The data show that most of the growth in anticonvulsant's share of the payments occurred over the past four years, coinciding with the decline in opioid use, suggesting the use of certain anticonvulsants in place of opioids.
Thus the present study was undertaken to evaluate the anticonvulsant activity of nifedipine, which is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker (CCB), and of flunarizine, which is a difluorinated piperazine derivative, and act as selective calcium entry blocker, on maximal electroshock seizures (MES) induced seizures.