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At around the same time that the Eclampsia Trial was being conducted, a much smaller study in Dhaka proved that magnesium sulphate was the optimal anti convulsant for eclamptics.
Polyunsaturated fatty acids modify mouse hippocampal neuronal excitability during excitotoxic or convulsant stimulation.
Pregnenolone sulfate (PS) is an endogenous neurosteroid synthesized by glial cells, which acts as a potent convulsant when injected intracerebroventricularly and intraperitoneally.
When 4-amino pyridine was injected to standard convulsant group the onset of action was noted (indicated by jerky movements of whole body and tonic convulsions) and severity of convulsions due the drug (4-amino pyridine).
TETS is potentially 100 times more toxic to humans than potassium cyanide and might be a more powerful human convulsant than strychnine (3).
These seizures can occur via electroshock and chemical convulsant or without provocation.
METHODS AND RESULTS: By screening the affinity of RDX for a number of neurotransmitter receptors, we found that RDX binds exclusively to the picrotoxin convulsant site of the [gamma]-aminobutyric acid type A ([GABA.
Experiments were repeated following the pretreatment of animals with either EO, DZP (3 mg/kg, ip) or control vehicle prior to the administration of any of the convulsant agents used.
In vitro studies have confirmed that it has anti convulsant activity and it is the most potent anti convulsant compound.
After brain maturation (7 days postfertilization), fish were exposed to a chemical convulsant, either pentylenetetrazole or domoic acid; resulting seizure behavior was then monitored and analyzed for changes, using cameras and behavioral tracking software.
1991) reported that the tea prepared by pouring water over dried leaves or branches showed stimulant properties in rats (decreased pentobarbital sodium-induced hypnosis time and reduced minimal convulsant dose of strychnine).
The present study investigated the anticonvulsant and convulsant profiles of nantenine, an aporphine alkaloid found in several vegetal species.