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clonus

[′klō·nəs]
(physiology)
Irregular, alternating muscular contractions and relaxations.

Clonus

 

rhythmic contractions, in rapid succession, of single muscles or muscle groups. Clonus may be either spontaneous or provoked by external stimulation.

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The analysis evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of 8mg/day perampanel on 492 people with primary or secondary generalised tonic clonic seizures, across four phase III studies.
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