oxazolidinediones

ox·a·zo·lid·ine·di·ones

(ok'să-zō-lidīn'dē-onz),
An obsolescent chemical class of antiepileptic drugs used in treatment of absence (petit mal) seizures; examples include trimethadione and paramethadione.
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Diones, also known as oxazolidinediones, reduce T-type calcium currents in thalamic neurons.[9] This reduction raises the threshold for repetitive activity in the thalamus and inhibits corticothalamic relay transmission, reducing absence seizure activity.