new anticonvulsant drugs : A medication use to control (prevent) seizures (convulsions) or stop an ongoing series of seizures.
What is new anticonvulsant drugs use for?
Anticonvulsant medications are FDA approve to treat seizures and many other medical conditions unrelated to seizure disorders.
What are anticonvulsant examples?
Anticonvulsants use to treat bipolar disorder include: carbamazepine (Tegretol) divalproex sodium, valproic acid, or valproate sodium ( Depakote, Depakene ) lamotrigine (Lamictal).
What type of drug is anticonvulsant ?
Anticonvulsants (antiepileptics or AEDs) helps to normalise the way nerve impulses travel along the nerve cells which helps prevent or treat seizures. When the brain is working normally the nerve cells talk to each other using controlled electrical signals from one nerve cell to another.