antiepileptic drugs


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antiepileptic drugs

Drugs used to prevent, or reduce the liability to, epileptic seizures. They include SODIUM VALPROATE, CARBAMAZEPINE, ACETAZOLAMIDE, LAMOTRIGINE, PHENOBARBITONE (phenobarbital), CLONAZEPAM, PHENYTOIN, CLOBAZAM and GABAPENTIN.

antiepileptic drugs,

n.pl agents that inhibit or control seizures associated with epilepsy or other conditions.
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Suicidal Behavior and Ideation Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), including FYCOMPA, increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior in patients.
Fycompa is an antiepileptic drug that reduces neuronal hyperexcitation associated with seizures by targeting glutamate activity at postsynaptic AMPA receptors.
Referrals to a specialist owing to developmental delay (particularly for fine motor skills and social skills) were increased for children of mothers who used antiepileptic drugs.
26) Concentrations of drugs in the CSF, especially antiepileptic drugs, have been shown to be kinetically indistinguishable and can act as indices of drug concentrations at their central sites of action.
These trials were conducted in patients with uncontrolled partial onset seizures despite taking one or two antiepileptic drugs, and included patients taking Keppra=AE.
Adverse effects associated with tricyclic antidepressants have led to increased use of antiepileptic drugs for their analgesic activity.
Therefore, in addition to being classified as antiepileptic drugs, they are now also classified (along with lithium) as mood stabilizers or thymoleptics.
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6 months, 50 were seizure free at 3 months, and 49 of those children were treated with antiepileptic drugs.
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