anticonvulsant drug


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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.
Although most of the drugs had no effect or were toxic to the worms, Kornfeld's team found that ethosuximide, an anticonvulsant drug, increased the worms' life span by 17 percent.
Studies of patients taking this anticonvulsant drug suggest that bacterial plaque is an important determinant of the severity of phenytoin-induced gingival overgrowth and stress the importance of instituting preventive plaque control programs, principally in young patients taking this drug.
In some of experimental studies in animals, the anticonvulsant drug phenytoin were administered in embriotoxic daily doses (100-1500 mg Kg-1 bd.
2 s), suggesting its potential as an anticonvulsant drug.
Gabapentin is a novel anticonvulsant drug that was introduced in the early 1990s and later approved (1995) for use in the US as an adjunctive treatment of partial seizures with or without secondary generalization in persons >3 years of age.
Recently, for example, a new anticonvulsant drug called gabapentin has come on the market.
This side effect is less likely to occur with Guaifenesin, which makes it a good candidate as an anticonvulsant drug.
s Carbatrol capsules, an extended-release anticonvulsant drug pending with the Food and Drug Administration.
LOS ANGELES -- The anticonvulsant drug topiramate significantly eased chronic daily headaches, one of the most intractable forms of headache to treat, in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial conducted at 46 U.
Phenytoin is an effective and widely prescribed anticonvulsant drug that can produce dose-related side effects and hypersensitivity reactions.
Standard approach to anticonvulsant drug treatment in the United States.
ORLANDO -- Patients who experienced sudden cardiac death had a significantly higher rate of treatment with a sodium channel-blocking, anticonvulsant drug, compared with people who did not have sudden death, in a case-control study of more than 10,000 people.