Definition of Antiepileptic

1. Noun. A drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy).




Definition of Antiepileptic

1. a. & n. Same as Antepileptic.

Definition of Antiepileptic

1. Adjective. (pharmacy) Acting to prevent epilepic seizures ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) A drug which acts to prevent epileptic seizures ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antiepileptic

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Antiepileptic

1. An agent that combats epilepsy. (18 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Antiepileptic

antienter
antientest
antiently
antientropic
antientry
antients
antienvironment
antienvironmental
antienzyme
antiephialtic
antiepicenter
antiepicenters
antiepicentre
antiepicentres
antiepilepsy
antiepileptic (current term)
antiepileptic drug
antiepileptics
antiepithelial serum
antiequalitarian
antiequalitarians
antiequality
antierosion
antiespionage
antiessentialist
antiessentialists
antiestablishment
antiestablishmentarian
antiestablishmentarianism

Literary usage of Antiepileptic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Modern Materia Medica: The Source, Chemical and Physical Properties (1911)
"As their name indicates, they are offered as an antiepileptic. —Mfrs.: Chem. Industrie und Handelsgesellschaft, Dresden A, Germany. ..."

2. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1876)
"If they employed lime unawares, and affirmed the antiepileptic virtues of substances so dissimilar, they must needs have learnt from observation; ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"An ethosuximide test system is a device intended to measure ethosuximide, an antiepileptic drug, in human specimens. Measurements obtained by this device ..."

4. Sample Preparation Products Application Bibliography (1993)
"... 371:307-312 ( 1986), High Performance Liquid Chromatographie Determination of antiepileptic Drugs by an Advanced Automated Sample Processor. ..."

5. Solid Phase Extraction in Sample Preparation: An Applications Bibliography by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"U., J. Chromatogr., 371:307-312 (1986), High Performance Liquid Chromatographie Determination of antiepileptic Drugs by an Advanced Automated Sample ..."

6. Drug Labeling in Developing Countries by United States, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress, House (1993)
"3 antiepileptic drug dcp ind ci wp 3 antiepileptic drug 3 Antiestrogenic drug 3 ... 2 Insert does not warn that sudden withdrawal of this antiepileptic drug ..."

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