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Related to convulsant: epilepsy, seizure


A substance that produces convulsions.
See also: eclamptogenic, epileptogenic.


Causing or producing convulsions.
An agent, such as a drug, that causes convulsions.


(kŏn-vŭl′sănt) [L. convellere, to pull together]
1. An agent that produces a convulsion.
2. Causing the onset of a convulsion.


a drug which causes convulsions.

Patient discussion about convulsant

Q. my friend has convulsions what can i do to make it stop and improve his life quality?

A. what type of convulsions? my best friend is epileptic, but as long as he get's his meds and sleep well- nothing ever happens. i know that as a child all my friend ever wanted was to go to school like everyone else... and to go to school trips without being afraid.

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The data on Anti Convulsant activity is presented in Table I.
Table I: Data on Anti Convulsant Activity of new 2-{(benzalamino-4-hydroxybenzyl) (1,3,4)-oxadiazino[6,5-b]} Indole derivatives (V) showing the Mean [+ or -]SD(n = 6)onset of time (min) for convulsions.
Here, we present evidence that RDX binds at the convulsant site of the [gamma]-aminobutyric acid type A ([GABA.
Having found that RDX binds to the convulsant site of the [GABA.
We used PTZ, a competitive antagonist of the GABA-A (gamma-aminobutyric acid type A) receptor, as an initial convulsant test agent to conduct a high-throughput screening of seizure behaviors that has been developed as a seizure model (Baraban 2006).
Key words: Nantenine, Aporphine, Alkaloid, Anticonvulsant activity, Convulsant activity
Anti convulsants have about 17% of the market share while drugs used in Alzheimer's Disease form about 9% of the market, with ADHD and narcolepsy drugs medications have about 7% market share.
convulsants "Then I started to get fit physically but emotionally it was difficult for a long time.
NGX-4010 is designed to work locally in the skin without significant absorption into the bloodstream, possibly allowing users to avoid the side effects of current treatment options, such as anti- convulsants, anti-depressants and opioids.