Cat. No. 3864
Chemical Name: 10,11-Dihydro-10-oxo-5H-dibenzo(Z)[
Biological ActivityAnticonvulsant; protects mice and rats against generalized tonic-clonic seizures induced by electroshock. Thought to act via inhibition of sodium channel activity.
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Zheng et al (2009) Oxcarbazepine, not its active metabolite, potentiates GABAA activation and aggravates absence seizures. Epilepsia 50 83. PMID: 18717705.
Ambrosio et al (2002) Mechanism of action of carbamazepine and its derivatives, oxcarbazepine, BIA 2-093, and BIA 2-024. Neurochem.Res. 27 121. PMID: 11926264.
Schmutz et al (1994) Oxcarbazepine: preclinical anticonvulsant profile and putative mechanism of action. Epilepsia 35 S47. PMID: 8039471.
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