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What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What are Anticonvulsants?

Anticonvulsants are traditionally used for the treatment of seizures but have also been found to beneficially treat neuropathic pain and even some mood disorders.

The side effects of anticonvulsants are often specific to the particular drug being taken, but some common effects are can be dizziness, drowsiness, unsteadiness, nausea, vomiting, skin rashes, weight gain, hormonal changes, photo-sensitivity, memory and liver function, and blood platelet abnormalities.