Learn how anticonvulsants, or anti-seizure medications, can treat some types of chronic pain even though they are not designed for that purpose.
Tardive dyskinesia is a movement disorder that can occur as a side effect of taking neuroleptic drugs and certain other medications.
Stroke and pain can sometimes result in Dejerine-Roussy syndrome. Available treatments include antidepressants, anticonvulsants, and medications.
Narcotics, anticonvulsants, and even antidepressants can be used to treat chronic pain. Learn more about popular options, how they are used, and why.
Adjuvant analgesics, such as antidepressants and anticonvulsants, are not primarily designed to control pain but can be used for this purpose.
Zarontin (ethosuximide) is a prescription anticonvulsant medication used to prevent absence seizures by altering electrical nerve activity in the brain.
Learn about using Depakote, an anticonvulsant medication, to prevent migraines, including common and potential side effects, and drug interactions.
Fycompa (perampanel) is an anticonvulsant used to prevent certain types of seizures due to epilepsy. It inhibits the action of the glutamate receptor in the brain, which is thought to reduce overactivity in the brain involved in seizures.
Learn if mood stabilizers (many of which are classified as anticonvulsant drugs) can be used to treat challenging behaviors and emotions in dementia.
Gabapentin is a prescription anticonvulsant and nerve pain medication. Learn more about whether or not it is effective against arthritis pain.
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