Anticonvulsant actions of enflurane on epilepsy models in cats.

  title={Anticonvulsant actions of enflurane on epilepsy models in cats.},
  author={Eiji Oshima and Norikazu Urabe and Koh Shingu and Kenjiro Mori},
  volume={63 1},
The effects of enflurane on three epilepsy models were studied in cats. The models used were seizures in amygdaloid kindled cats and those induced by bicuculline and penicillin. The authors found that not only a subconvulsive (1.5%) but a convulsive (3.5%) dose of enflurane suppressed the seizures in all models. There was no sign of activation by enflurane of the epileptic focal activities in the dose range studied: the penicillin-induced cortical seizure was suppressed completely, and the… CONTINUE READING

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