(Used to treat various seizure disorders)
Compiled by Pam Duff, RN, CSNC 2009
The following are common examples.
- Barbiturates (amobarbital [Amytal], phenobarbital [Luminal and others], primidone [Myidone and others], thiopental [Pentothal], and others See also Sedatives.)
- Benzodiazepines clonazepam [Klonopin], clorazepate [Tranxene], diazepam [Valium and others]
- Hydantoins phenytoin [Dilantin and others]
- Succinamides ethosuximide [Zarontin]
- Valproates (valproic acid) Depacon, Depakene, Depakote, and others
- Others acetazolamide [Diamox and others], carbamazepine [Tegretol and others], felbamate [Felbatol], gabapentin [Neurontin], pregabalin [Lyrica], zonisamide [Zonegran], and others
LI>Depletes: B1, B6, B12, D, E, K, biotin, carnitine, choline, folic acid, calcium, copper, selenium, zinc
- Vitamin B6 may lower the risk of seizures.
(We invite you to check the books which we have compiled.)