Definition of Anticonvulsants

1. Noun. (plural of anticonvulsant) ¹



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Definition of Anticonvulsants

1. anticonvulsant [n] - See also: anticonvulsant

Medical Definition of Anticonvulsants

1. Drugs used to prevent seizures or reduce their severity. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anticonvulsants

anticonsumer
anticonsumerism
anticonsumerist
anticonsumerists
anticonsumers
anticontagion
anticontagionist
anticontagionists
anticontagious
anticontra
anticontraception
anticontraceptive
anticontrol
anticonvulsant
anticonvulsant drug
anticonvulsants (current term)
anticonvulsive
anticonvulsives
anticopying
anticopyright
anticor
anticore
anticorporate
anticorporation
anticorrelate
anticorrelated
anticorrelates
anticorrelation
anticorrelations
anticorrosion

Literary usage of Anticonvulsants

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1. Modern Materia Medica and Therapeutics by Arthur Albert Stevens (1903)
"anticonvulsants. Certain drugs have the power of controlling cerebral convulsions by directly diminishing the excitability of the motor area in the cortex ..."

2. Depression in Primary Care: Detection and Diagnosi by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"anticonvulsants Numerous investigators have evaluated the depressant effects of phénobarbital and carbamazepine. Many, however, do not define depression in ..."

3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Those drugs which are likely to control the appropriate types of seizures when given alone are primary anticonvulsants and are so indicated on table 12-1. ..."

4. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"anticonvulsants anticonvulsants have a role in the management of bipolar ... For the treatment of bipolar disorder, the anticonvulsants are most often used ..."

5. Medical Marijuana Referenda Movement in America: Hearing Before the edited by Bill McCollum (2001)
"In one controlled study, cannabidiol in addition to prescribed anticonvulsants produced improvement in seven patients with grand mal convulsions; ..."

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