Anticonvulsants


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Anticonvulsants

Drugs used to control seizures, such as in epilepsy.

anticonvulsants

drugs used to control epilepsy, e.g. phenytoin, gabapentin
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Key Words: Steven Johnson syndrome, Toxic epidermal necrolysis, Anticonvulsants, Antibiotics, Clinical outcome
The exanthematous reactions were commonly produced by anticonvulsants in 16 patients (33.
Anticonvulsants (except benzodiazepines) ingested by the patients were categorized as phenytoin, carbamazepine, valproic acid, oxcarbazepine, gabapentin, lamotrigine, phenobarbital, primidone and topiramate (Table 4).
The aim of the present study was to determine whether Guaifenesin has an anticonvulsant effect in an animal model of seizure.
6 Since anticonvulsants lead to a lot of dermal complications such as rash, hypersensitivity syndrome, alopecia, pseudolymphomatous lesions, gingival hyperplasia, erythema multiforme, acneiform eruptions, Vasculitis, Drug lupus, and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Although larger numbers and more information on newer anticonvulsants are needed, information from this study allows the clinician to evaluate the most common alternative treatments for a patient prior to conception with respect to the lowest effective dose for seizure control in the context of the lowest level of estimated risk for the fetus in early pregnancy.
If nimodipine in preventing tonic convulsions caused by PTZ [5], Aminophyline [1] and pilocarpine [10] have a protective effect, but unlike the above models in all tests anticonvulsant effect has been observed.
Bao's group have previously found that anticonvulsant drugs for treating epilepsy helped protect hearing in mice after exposure to loud noise.
Toxic epidermal necrolysis in patients receiving anticonvulsants and cranial irradiation: a risk to consider.
In my clinical experience and based on limited evidence, anticonvulsants, especially divalproex sodium (Depakote), have a significant role in [treating] patients with substance use [disorders].
In what investigators described as the first study to directly compare suicide risks with different anticonvulsants given in routine care, "increased risk for suicidal acts beginning within the first 14 days of treatment initiation" was found, reported Dr.