Lamotrigine, an antiepileptic drug (AED) of the phenyltriazine class, is chemically unrelated to existing antiepileptic drugs
Topiramate is an antiepileptic medicine that can be given alone or as adjunct therapy. It is used for generalized tonic-clonic seizures and partial onset seizures.
A convulsion is an episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by abnormal neuronal activity that results in sudden change in behavior, sensory perception, or motor activity. For a patient with new onset convulsion the list of possible causes is longer and consists of the following: