Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Anticonvulsant (Agent)

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_246

Definition

Antiepileptics. An agent that prevents or arrests seizures, which are primary used in the management of epilepsy.

 Drugs Targeting Voltage-Gated Sodium and Calcium Channels

 Migraine, Preventive Therapy

 Postoperative Pain, Anti-Convulsant Medications

 Post-Seizure Headache

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