Inhibitory effects of anticonvulsant drugs on cyclic nucleotide accumulation in brain.

Veratridine causes deplorization of excitable cells and produces marked elevation of adenosine 3',5'-monophosphate (cyclic AMP) and guanosine 3',5'-monophosphate (cyclic GMP) levels in incubated slices of mouse cerebral cortex. Phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, primidone, phensuximide, methsuximide, alpha-methyl-alpha-phenylsuccinimide, and high… (More)