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Flashcards in Treatment of Epilepsy Deck (9):
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Grand Mal

Phenytoin
Carbamazepine
Valproate
Levetiracetam

2

Broad Spectrum

Phenobarbital
Diazepam
Valproate
Divalproex

3

Absence

Ethosuximide
Valproate

4

Partial Seizure

Levetiracetam

5

Status Epilepticus

Diazepam / Lorazepam / Midazolam

6

block of T-type Ca++ channels in
thalamocortical pathways

Ethosuximide

7

block of VSSC --> suppress repetitive
action potential

Phenytoin

8

block of Ca++-mediated release of
glutamate activit

Levetiracetam

9

enhancement of GABA activity

Valproic acid