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*  Causes of seizures
Sudden withdrawal from anticonvulsants may lead to seizures. It is for this reason that if a patient's medication is changed, ... A missed dose or incorrectly timed dose of an anticonvulsant may be responsible for a breakthrough seizure, even if the person ... Incorrect dosage amount: A patient may be receiving a sub-therapeutic level of the anticonvulsant. Switching medicines: This ... Consuming alcohol while using many anticonvulsants may reduce the likelihood of the medication working properly. In some cases ...
*  Ganaxolone
"Characterization of the anticonvulsant properties of ganaxolone (CCD 1042; 3alpha-hydroxy-3beta-methyl-5alpha-pregnan-20-one), ... "Chronic treatment with the neuroactive steroid ganaxolone in the rat induces anticonvulsant tolerance to diazepam but not to ... CNS-selective GABAA modulator that is under development by Marinus Pharmaceuticals as an anxiolytic and anticonvulsant agent. ...
*  Catamenial epilepsy
Women progressing through peri- and post-menopause using HRT may be in greater need of anticonvulsant medication monitoring to ... "anticonvulsant" by virtue of its conversion to the neurosteroid allopregnanolone. Estrogen can be found in the female body in ...
*  Epilepsy
The least expensive anticonvulsant is phenobarbital at around $5 USD a year. The World Health Organization gives it a first- ... The choice of anticonvulsant is based on seizure type, epilepsy syndrome, other medications used, other health problems, and ... It is typically treated with anticonvulsants such as phenobarbital or bromide in dogs and phenobarbital in cats. Imepitoin is ... The mainstay treatment of epilepsy is anticonvulsant medications, possibly for the person's entire life. ...
*  Tiagabine
... (trade name Gabitril) is an anticonvulsant medication used in the treatment of epilepsy that is produced by Cephalon ... other anticonvulsants, or opioids for neuropathic pain. The most common side effect of tiagabine is dizziness. Other side ... as an anticonvulsant drug candidate". J. Med. Chem. 36 (12): 1716-25. doi:10.1021/jm00064a005. PMID 8510100. Orange Book index ...
*  Anticonvulsant
... Screening Program Use of Anticonvulsants in Pharmacotherapy of Bronchial Asthma MDNG: Anticonvulsants and Bone ... Anticonvulsants suppress the excessive rapid firing of neurons during seizures. Anticonvulsants also prevent the spread of the ... It is still used as an anticonvulsant for dogs and cats. Felbamate (1993). This effective anticonvulsant has had its usage ... "anticonvulsant" therapies as well. However they do not work as well as the anticonvulsant drugs According to guidelines by the ...
*  Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome
As this syndrome can present secondary to multiple anticonvulsants, the general term "anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome ... Anticonvulsant/sulfonamide hypersensitivity syndrome is a potentially serious hypersensitivity reaction that can be seen with ... drugs with an aromatic amine chemical structure, such as aromatic anticonvulsants (e.g. diphenylhydantoin, phenobarbital, ...
*  Pheneturide
... has a similar profile of anticonvulsant activity and toxicity relative to phenacemide, but is less toxic in ... Pheneturide inhibits the metabolism and thus increases the levels of other anticonvulsants, such as phenytoin. Phenacemide ... 335-. ISBN 978-94-011-6223-4. Julius Vida (19 July 2013). Anticonvulsants. Elsevier. pp. 4,42. ISBN 978-0-323-14395-0. ... is an anticonvulsant of the ureide class. Conceptually, it can be formed in the body as a metabolic degradation product from [[ ...
*  Lofepramine
Anticonvulsants. Possibly reduce the anticonvulsant effect of antiepileptics by lowering the seizure threshold. Antihistamines ...
*  Eterobarb
It has mainly anticonvulsant action with less sedative effects than the closely related compound phenobarbital. It saw ... Smith, DB; Goldstein, SG; Roomet, A (1986). "A comparison of the toxicity effects of the anticonvulsant eterobarb (antilon, ... Gallagher, BB; Baumel, IP; Woodbury, SG; Dimicco, JA (1975). "Clinical evaluation of eterobarb, a new anticonvulsant drug". ... Vida, Julius A. (1971). "Anticonvulsants. 1. Alkoxymethyl derivatives of barbiturates and diphenylhydantoin". Journal of ...
*  Phenaglycodol
Julius Vida (19 July 2013). Anticonvulsants. Elsevier. pp. 578-. ISBN 978-0-323-14395-0. Lester M. Haddad; James F. Winchester ... is a drug described as a tranquilizer or sedative which has anxiolytic and anticonvulsant properties. It is related ...
*  Hydantoin
"Hydantoin anticonvulsants". drugs.com. Drauz, Karlheinz; Grayson, Ian; Kleemann, Axel; Krimmer, Hans-Peter; Leuchtenberger, ... In pharmaceuticals, hydantoin derivatives form a class of anticonvulsants; phenytoin and fosphenytoin both contain hydantoin ... moieties and are both used as anticonvulsants in the treatment of seizure disorders. The hydantoin derivative dantrolene is ...
*  Ethchlorvynol
McLamore, W. M.; P'an, S. Y.; Bavley, A. (1955). "Hypnotics and Anticonvulsants. Ii. Halogenated Tertiary Acetylenic Carbinols ...
*  Clonazepam
Tolerance to the anticonvulsant effects of clonazepam occurs in both animals and humans. In humans, tolerance to the ... The anticonvulsant properties of benzodiazepines are due to the enhancement of synaptic GABA responses, and the inhibition of ... Battistin L, Varotto M, Berlese G, Roman G (1984). "Effects of some anticonvulsant drugs on brain GABA level and GAD and GABA-T ... Of anticonvulsant drugs, behavioural disturbances occur most frequently with clonazepam and phenobarbital. Doses higher than ...
*  Fibromyalgia
The anti-convulsant drugs gabapentin and pregabalin may be used to reduce pain. Gabapentin may be of significant benefit for ... Üçeyler N, Sommer C, Walitt B, Häuser W (2013). "Anticonvulsants for fibromyalgia". Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 10: CD010782. ...
*  Benign neonatal seizures
Anticonvulsants are not needed. And those affected do not develop epilepsy when they grow up. Jerome Engel; Timothy A. Pedley; ...
*  Stevens-Johnson syndrome
... anticonvulsants) and trimethoprim. Combining lamotrigine with sodium valproate increases the risk of SJS. Nonsteroidal anti- ... "Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis due to anticonvulsants share certain clinical and laboratory features ...
*  Cocaine dependence
Anticonvulsants, such as carbamazepine, gabapentin, lamotrigine, and topiramate, do not appear to be effective as treatment. ... Minozzi, S; Cinquini, M; Amato, L; Davoli, M; Farrell, MF; Pani, PP; Vecchi, S (April 2015). "Anticonvulsants for cocaine ...
*  Tolufazepam
Hrib, Nicholas J.; Martin, Lawrence L. Chapter 2. Antianxiety Agents and Anticonvulsants. pp. 11-20. doi:10.1016/s0065-7743(08) ... Studies have shown tolufazepam to have anticonvulsant and anxiolytic activity in animal subjects, including convulsions ...
*  Barbiturate
Tolerance to the anticonvulsant effects tends to correlate more with tolerance to physiological effects, however, meaning that ... Nau H; Kuhnz W; Egger HJ; Rating D; Helge H (Nov 1982). "Anticonvulsants during pregnancy and lactation. Transplacental, ... However, barbiturates are still used as anticonvulsants (e.g., phenobarbital and primidone) and general anesthetics (e.g., ... They are also effective as anxiolytics, hypnotics, and anticonvulsants. Barbiturates have addiction potential, both physical ...
*  Depressant
... and anticonvulsant effects, and even complete anesthesia or death at high doses. Depressants exert their effects through a ... anticonvulsant, and muscle relaxant properties; also seen in the applied pharmacology of high doses of many shorter-acting ... Anticonvulsants (Pregabalin, carbamazepine, lamotrigine, etc.) Antihistamines (Diphenhydramine, doxylamine, promethazine, etc ...
*  Meningitis
Seizures are treated with anticonvulsants. Hydrocephalus (obstructed flow of CSF) may require insertion of a temporary or long- ...
*  Alcohol withdrawal syndrome
"Anticonvulsants for alcohol withdrawal" (PDF). Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 3 (3): CD005064. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD005064.pub3 ... A 2010 Cochrane review similarly reported that the evidence to support the role of anticonvulsants over benzodiazepines in the ... Hammond, CJ; Niciu, MJ; Drew, S; Arias, AJ (April 2015). "Anticonvulsants for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome and ...
*  Phenobarbital
The drug was quickly adopted as the first widely effective anticonvulsant, though World War I delayed its introduction in the U ... Of anticonvulsant drugs, behavioural disturbances occur most frequently with clonazepam and phenobarbital. Acute intermittent ... "Anticonvulsants for neonates with seizures". Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (3): CD004218. doi:10.1002/14651858. ... Direct blockade of excitatory glutamate signaling is also believed to contribute to the hypnotic/anticonvulsant effect that is ...
*  Cleft lip and cleft palate
... anticonvulsant drugs; nitrate compounds; organic solvents; parental exposure to lead; alcohol; cigarette use; and a number of ...