HyperDic: antiepileptic_drug

English > 1 sense of the expression antiepileptic drug:
NOUNartifactantiepileptic drug, anticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antiepileptica drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
English > antiepileptic drug: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy).
Synonymsanticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antiepileptic
Narrowerethosuximide, Emeside, ZarontinAn anticonvulsant drug (trade names Emeside and Zarontin) used to treat petit mal epilepsy
gabapentin, NeurontinAn anticonvulsant (trade name Neurontin) used to control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy
hydantoinAny of a group of anticonvulsant drugs used in treating epilepsy
mephenytoin, MesantoinA toxic anticonvulsant drug (trade name Mesantoin) used in the treatment of epilepsy when less toxic anticonvulsants have been ineffective
mephobarbital, MebaralA long-acting crystalline barbiturate (trade name Mebaral) used as a sedative and as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy
metharbital, Gemonilanticonvulsant drug (trade name Gemonil) used in the treatment of epilepsy
phensuximide, Milontinanticonvulsant (trade name Milontin) used to treat petit mal
primidone, MysolineAn anticonvulsant (trade name Mysoline) used to treat grand mal seizures and essential tremor
valproic acid, Depokeneanticonvulsant (trade name Depokene) used to prevent some kinds of seizures
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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