What is another word for antiepileptic?

41 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˌantɪˌɛpɪlˈɛptɪk], [ ˌantɪˌɛpɪlˈɛptɪk], [ ˌa_n_t_ɪ__ˌɛ_p_ɪ_l_ˈɛ_p_t_ɪ_k]

Antiepileptic drugs are commonly used to control and prevent seizures in people with epilepsy. However, there are many synonyms for the term 'antiepileptic' that may be used in medical literature. These synonyms include 'anticonvulsant', which refers to drugs that can prevent or abort seizures, 'antiseizure', which refers to drugs that can prevent or reduce the severity of seizures, 'antispasmodic', which refers to drugs that can prevent or relieve spasms and 'neuromodulator', which refers to drugs that can alter the activity of neurons in the brain to reduce seizures. Other synonyms for antiepileptic may include 'antiepileptic agent', 'antiepileptic medication', and 'antiepileptic therapy'. It is important to consult a medical professional before using any antiepileptic drugs.

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