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an·ti·con·vul·sant

(an'tē-kon-vŭl'sant),
1. Preventing or arresting seizures.
2. An agent having such action.

anticonvulsive

adjective Referring to that which reduces convulsions or seizures.

noun Anticonvulsant; a body which reduces convulsions or seizures.

an·ti·con·vul·sant

(an'tē-kŏn-vŭl'sănt)
1. Preventing or arresting seizures.
2. An agent having such action.
Synonym(s): anticonvulsive.
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However, more research is needed towards better understanding the role of somatic factors that might trigger the psychoses and the efficacy (acute phase and prophylaxis) of neuroleptics agents, benzodiazepines, anticonvulsive agents and electroconvulsive therapy (3).
Abstract: Long-term anticonvulsive treatments have been poorly described in birds, and few pharmacokinetic studies have been performed, with mixed results.
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VPA is a branchedchain fatty acid with anticonvulsive action due to the combined pharmacological effect of increased y-amino-butyric acid (GABA) levels inhibiting N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptors and a blockade of neuronal sodium channels.
The substituted 1,3,4-Oxadiazoles exhibit remarkable anti-depressive, anticonvulsive, anti- inflammatory, anti-mitotic, hypoglycemic, antifungal, antimicrobial, analgesic, herbicidal, insecticidal and anticancer activities [5-9].
One of the anticonvulsive effects of levetiracetam could be mediated through suppression of astroglial activation by inflammatory mediators [8].
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Lamotrigine an anticonvulsive medication and also a commonly used mood stabiliser can be associated with this adverse reaction.
These findings demonstrate that in addition to its anticonvulsive effects on pre-synaptic Y2 receptors, NPY contributes to the oxidant-antioxidant balance [9, 28, 29].