Neuropharmacology & Neurotherapeutics
The term "anticonvulsant" is applied to a drug used for the treatment of epileptic seizures, hence, the synonym "antiepileptic.” The primary criterion for the selection of anticonvulsant drugs is the patient's seizure type. Anticonvulsants are also being used in the treatment of neuropathic pain and as mood stabilizers in the treatment of psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder.
Jun. 02, 2021