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anticonvulsant

/ ˌæntɪkənˈvʌlsənt /

noun

  1. any of a class of drugs used to prevent or abolish convulsions


adjective

  1. of or relating to this class of drugs

anticonvulsant

/ ăn′tē-kən-vŭlsənt,ăn′tī- /

  1. A drug that prevents or treats seizures.


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After a few medication attempts, the doctors landed on a very low dose of the anticonvulsant lamotrigine.

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