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mechanisms of action of currently prescribed and newly developed anticonvulsant drugs.
In a second adjusted analysis that divided anticonvulsant drug use into agents that block sodium channels and those that don't, the sudden death cases were 2.
The mice also responded to the same anticonvulsant drugs used to treat people with absence seizures.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- A report from a research team headed by the director of the Harvard-based Antiepileptic Drug (AED) Pregnancy Registry details for the first time the risk of birth defects in women taking a widely used anticonvulsant drug.
Prior to the meeting, there was concern that Felbatol might be withdrawn from sale because it carries a risk profile that is significantly greater than that of other anticonvulsant drugs.
Epileptics take anticonvulsant drugs on a prophylactic basis, generally for life.
March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a new study showed that the antiepileptic drug Keppra(R) (levetiracetam), in combination with tricyclic antidepressants, anticonvulsant drugs and/or long-acting narcotics, provided some multiple sclerosis (MS) patients improvement in pain and uncomfortable sensations associated with their condition.
As might be expected from these similar distribution patterns, the scientists also found that prior treatment of mice with anticonvulsant drugs blocks the Metrazole-induced production of the c-fos protein.
Benzodiazepines, a group of antianxiety and anticonvulsant drugs that include diazepam (better known as Valium), have been found to interfere with recent memory and learning.
Our goal for this study is to demonstrate that Ganaxolone is a valuable addition to the therapeutic choices available for patients who continue to have seizures even when taking other anticonvulsant drugs," said Harry H.
In addition, there is evidence that anticonvulsant drugs such as carbamazepine lessen the symptoms of depression and mania, points out Robert M.