WHAT IS ETHOSUXIMIDE TEST?
Anticonvulsant used in the treatment of petit mal seizures and is the first choice drug for the treatment of negative epileptic myoclonus. Depresses motor cortex and elevates central nervous system threshold to stimuli. I have absorbed from the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The half-life of 40-60 hours in adults and 30-50 hours in children metabolised by the liver and excreted slowly in the urine. Steady-state levels are reached after 8-12 days in adults and 6-10 days in children.