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Anticonvulsants

Known as: anticonvulsant, [CN400] ANTICONVULSANTS, Anticonvulsive Drugs 
A drug or other substance used to prevent or stop seizures or convulsions.
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) have come to consensus… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Valproic acid is widely used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder and is also a potent teratogen, but its mechanisms of action… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
A core component to corticolimbic circuitry is the GABAergic interneuron. Neuroanatomic studies conducted over the past century… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The Quality Standards Subcommittee seeks to develop scientifically sound, clinically relevant practice parameters for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Gabapentin (1-(aminomethyl)cyclohexane acetic acid; Neurontin) is a novel anticonvulsant drug, with a mechanism of action… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Abstract Objective: To determine effectiveness and adverse effects of anticonvulsant drugs in management of pain. Design… Expand
Review
1995
Review
1995
BACKGROUND Many risk factors for hip fractures have been suggested but have not been evaluated in a comprehensive prospective… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Arene oxide metabolites of aromatic anticonvulsants (phenytoin, phenobarbital, and carbamazepine) may be involved in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The compound MK-801 [(+)-5-methyl-10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenzo[a,d] cyclohepten-5,10-imine maleate)] is a potent anticonvulsant that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
By means of the maximal electroshock seizure (MES) test, the subcutaneous pentylenetetrazol (PTZ) seizure threshold test, and the… Expand