succinimides


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succinimides

Drugs used to treat epilepsy, especially absence seizures. An example is ethosuximide (Zarontin).
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AEDs that appear to have the lowest risk for major birth defects are the benzodiazepines, the succinimides, and the second-generation agents.
Succinimides are also used as intake valve deposits control additives [4, 16, 17].
The succinimides consist of ethosuximide, methsuximide and phensuximide.
Detergents, i.e., succinimides (dominant), as well as calcium and magnesium sulfonates are also added.