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Synonyms for tonic

Synonyms for tonic

a medicine that restores or increases vigor

Synonyms for tonic

lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine

a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring

(music) the first note of a diatonic scale

a medicine that strengthens and invigorates

of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue

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employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words

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used of syllables

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relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale

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imparting vitality and energy

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(30) The olanzapine NDA (31) shows that 23 of 3,139 patients developed seizures, mainly tonic-clonic, with evidence suggesting that the seizures may have been due to confounding factors such as a history of seizures or metabolic abnormalities.
Over 3,000 Americans die each year from Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy and the Embrace offers the potential to alarm family members and caretakers a tonic-clonic seizure is occurring.
Diazepam protected all animals against the generalized tonic-clonic seizure induced by PTZ.
Aside from the tonic-clonic nature of her seizures, this patient does not fit other previously described risk factors associated with seizure-related hyperammonemia including male gender, diabetes, and alcohol related seizures.
Caption: Figure 3: (a) CT image 5 days after delivery, just after the occurrence of tonic-clonic seizure.
The epilepsy patients further divided into five subgroups: patients suffering from seizures predominantly Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Complex Partial Seizures, Simple Partial Seizures, Absence Seizures and Unknown/unclassified.
138 (82%) of all children with seizures had generalized tonic-clonic seizures, whereas the remaining 30 (17.9%) had partial seizures.
In Group A--that is, patients who did not receive any preventive medication for seizure, but had ankle clonus--37 patients were prone to tonic-clonic seizures (P < 0.003); these seizures required treatment, and five deaths occurred as a result of hypoxic anoxic encephalopathy.
Among the different seizure subtypes, generalized tonic-clonic seizures are most disabling due to loss of consciousness, the potential to cause physical injuries, and cardiorespiratory compromise including SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy) [1, 2].
Carnexiv provides continuity of care for adult patients who are unable to take carbamazepine by mouth and have the following seizure types: Partial seizures with complex symptomatology, Generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and mixed seizure patterns or other partial or generalized seizures.
Case Presentation: A 28-year-old male, newly diagnosed with epilepsy, presented to a chiropractic clinic with the complaint of mid-thoracic pain beginning after a tonic-clonic seizure with no associated external trauma.
"This was until Finley had another seizure, a full tonic-clonic seizure, while we were playing at the local park and he was rushed to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
A two-year old female patient who presented with a complaint of generalized tonic-clonic seizures after oral ingestion of camphor is presented.