paramethadione


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paramethadione

[¦par·ə¦meth·ə′dī‚ōn]
(pharmacology)
C7H11NO3 An anticonvulsant primarily useful in the treatment of petit mal epilepsy.
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Seizure medications: phenytoin, carbamazepine, primidone, ethosuximide, methylphenobarbital, paramethadione, phenobarbital, topiramate
Trimethadione is the only dione available in the United States; paramethadione is used overseas and in Canada for absence seizures.
Backup contraception would be warranted when taking phenytoin, carbamazepine, primidone, ethosuximide, methylphenobarbital, paramethadione, Phenobarbital, topiramate, rifampin, or griseofulvin and St John's wort.