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Definitions and Synonyms of anticonvulsant | Another word for anticonvulsant | What is anticonvulsant?

Definition 1: a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for anticonvulsant in the sense of this definition

(anticonvulsant is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of anticonvulsant ) an anticonvulsant drug (trade names Emeside and Zarontin) used to treat petit mal epilepsy

(... is a kind of anticonvulsant ) an anticonvulsant (trade name Mysoline) used to treat grand mal seizures and essential tremor

(... is a kind of anticonvulsant ) anticonvulsant (trade name Milontin) used to treat petit mal

(... is a kind of anticonvulsant ) anticonvulsant drug (trade name Gemonil) used in the treatment of epilepsy

(... is a kind of anticonvulsant ) a long-acting crystalline barbiturate (trade name Mebaral) used as a sedative and as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy

(... is a kind of anticonvulsant ) a toxic anticonvulsant drug (trade name Mesantoin) used in the treatment of epilepsy when less toxic anticonvulsants have been ineffective

(... is a kind of anticonvulsant ) any of a group of anticonvulsant drugs used in treating epilepsy

(... is a kind of anticonvulsant ) an anticonvulsant (trade name Neurontin) used to control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy; also used to manage neuralgia caused by shingles

(... is a kind of anticonvulsant ) anticonvulsant (trade name Depokene) used to prevent some kinds of seizures

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