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carbamazepine

[‚kär·bə′maz·ə‚pēn]
(pharmacology)
C15H12N2O An anticonvulsant that is used in the treatment of epilepsy, and is also useful in the treatment of periods of mania associated with bipolar depression.
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Comment: A number of anticonvulsant drugs induce liver enzymes that inactivate vitamin D.
a) All anticonvulsant drugs are Category C: use in pregnancy only when benefit outweighs the risk.
Eighty-nine percent of the children had intractable epilepsy and were using at least three anticonvulsant drugs.
Other anticonvulsant drugs are associated with much greater in creased risks of oral clefts.
Bardai and his associates calculated the use of specific anticonvulsant drugs among the sudden death cases and controls.
Despite many decades of research, improvements in anticonvulsant drugs, and advances in surgical therapy, seizures can't be completely controlled in 20 to 25 percent of the 2.
Quantify the performance of key marketed and pipeline anticonvulsant drugs in the seven major markets over the period 2008 to 2018.
Emergency medical services crews generally administer anticonvulsant drugs at the scene intravenously as a first-line treatment for seizures.
Eight adults with epilepsy that had failed to respond to at least two anticonvulsant drugs were advised to follow the Atkins diet for six months, restricting carbohydrate intake to 20 g per day.
This call to action is part of a larger effort to education women about reducing the risks associated with anticonvulsant drugs, according to the group.
Geral Raymond and his colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital studied 64 children and adults, aged 3 to 28, who had been exposed to anticonvulsant drugs in the womb, and 27 others whose mothers had not taken such drugs while pregnant.
Over the next few months doctors gave him a variety of anticonvulsant drugs, but his tiny brain continued to churn out seizures at the rate of 15 to 20 per day.