phensuximide


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phensuximide

 [fen-suk´sĭ-mīd]
an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of petit mal epilepsy; administered orally.

phensuximide

(fĕn-sŭk′sĭ-mīd)
An anticonvulsant drug used in treating absence seizures.

phensuximide (fensuk´simīd´),

n brand name: Milontin;
drug class: anticonvulsant, succinimide;
action: suppresses spike wave formation in absence seizures (petit mal); decreases amplitude, frequency, duration, spread of discharge in minor motor seizures;
use: absence (petit mal) seizures.

phensuximide

an anticonvulsant. See succinimides.