Drugs for seizures

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nghiatrinh1991
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Drugs for seizures
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2013-12-01 03:44:17
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  1. What is carbamazepine?
    • Tegretol: sodium channel blocker
    • 100 mg and 200 mg tablets
  2. What is gabapentin?
    • Neurontin: analog of gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA)
    • 100 mg, 300 mg, and 400 mg capsuls
  3. What is lamotrigine?
    • Lamictal: antagonist of glutamate
    • 100 mg and 200 mg tablets
  4. What is phenytoin sodium, extended?
    • Dilantin Kapseals: inhibitor of sodium/ potassium conductance
    • 30 mg and 100 mg capsules
  5. What is phenytoin sodium, parenteral?
    • Dilantin Sodium: inhibitor of sodium/ potassium conductance
    • 50 mg/ml injection
  6. What is phenytoin sodium prompt?
    • Diphenylan Sodium: inhibitor of sodium/ potassium conductance
    • 100 mg capsule
  7. What is valproic acid and derivatives?
    • Depakene(valproic acid), Depakote (divalproex sodium salt, sustained release): potentiation of GABA levels/activity
    • 125 mg, 250 mg tablet; 500 mg sustained release tablets; 250 mg capsule; and 250 mg/ml syrup (sodium salt); 500 mg tablets (SR)

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