Ethosuximide for Essential Tremor : An Open-Label Trial

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Gironell, Alexandre ; Marin Lahoz, Juan ; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2016)
  • Publisher: Columbia University Libraries
  • Journal: volume 6 (issn: 2160-8288, eissn: 2160-8288)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4947198, doi: 10.7916/D8FQ9WN0
  • Subject: Calcium channel | Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system | RC346-429 | Essential tremor | Diseases of the musculoskeletal system | RC925-935 | Letters | Ethosuximide

<p><strong>Background:</strong> T-type calcium channel activation has been postulated to underlie rhythmicity in the olivo-cerebellar system that is implicated in ET. Ethosuximide reduces T-type calcium currents and can suppress tremor in two animal models of ET. We exp... View more
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