Anticonvulsant Drugs

Anticonvulsant drugs, which can also be referred to as antiseizure or antiepileptic drugs, are a diverse class of drugs used to manage seizures in the people with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a multifaceted disease characterized by a group of symptoms that may have dissimilar causes in different people. It is typified by an imbalance in the electrical activity of the brain. The obstruction in the brain’s electrical activity leads to seizures that may or may not result in a loss of consciousness, and it may or may not affect all the parts of the body. The key purpose of anticonvulsant drugs is to produce an effect on the brain that will lead to a reduction in the severity and frequency of seizures.

Many of the anticonvulsant drugs ...

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