Mesantoin

noun
a toxic anticonvulsant drug (trade name Mesantoin) used in the treatment of epilepsy when less toxic anticonvulsants have been ineffective
Syn: ↑mephenytoin
Usage Domain: ↑trade name

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  • mephenytoin — noun a toxic anticonvulsant drug (trade name Mesantoin) used in the treatment of epilepsy when less toxic anticonvulsants have been ineffective • Syn: ↑Mesantoin • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Mesantoin) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mephenytoin — Systematic (IUPAC) name 5 ethyl 3 methyl 5 phenyl imidazolidine 2,4 dione Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

  • mephenytoin — An anticonvulsant used when safer agents prove inadequate; used in drug metabolism studies. * * * me·phen·y·to·in mə fen i .tō ən n an anticonvulsant drug C12H14N2O2 see MESANTOIN * * * me·phen·y·to·in (mə fenґə …   Medical dictionary

  • anticonvulsant drug — noun a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy) • Syn: ↑anticonvulsant, ↑antiepileptic, ↑antiepileptic drug • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiepileptic — noun a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy) • Syn: ↑anticonvulsant, ↑anticonvulsant drug, ↑antiepileptic drug • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiepileptic drug — noun a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy) • Syn: ↑anticonvulsant, ↑anticonvulsant drug, ↑antiepileptic • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brand name — noun a name given to a product or service • Syn: ↑trade name, ↑brand, ↑marque • Members of this Usage Domain: ↑Sectral (for: ↑trade name), ↑Xanax ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • trade name — noun a name given to a product or service (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑brand name, ↑brand, ↑marque • Members of this Usage Domain: ↑Sectral, ↑Xanax, ↑SK Ampicillin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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