trimethadione


trimethadione
An obsolescent anticonvulsant used for the treatment of absence seizures (petit mal) and psychomotor epilepsy. SYN: troxidone.

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tri·metha·di·one .trī-.meth-ə-'dī-.ōn n a crystalline anticonvulsant C6H9NO3 used chiefly in the treatment of absence seizures see TRIDIONE

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tri·meth·a·di·one (tri″meth-ə-diґōn) an anticonvulsant with analgesic properties, used for the control of petit mal seizures, administered orally. In veterinary medicine, used as an anticonvulsant and analgesic for cats. Called also troxidone.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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