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Isobolographic interaction between AO-294, an enantiomer of losigamone, and valproate in the mouse model of maximal electroshock
 
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Experimental Neuropathophysiology Unit, Department of Pathophysiology, Medical University, Lublin, Poland
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Kinga Borowicz   

Department of Pathophysiology, Medical University, Jaczewskiego 8, 20-090 Lublin, Poland.
 
J Pre Clin Clin Res. 2007;1(1):43–44
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The objective of the present study was to determine the exact type of interaction between AO-294, the less active enantiomer of a novel antiepileptic drug losigamone and valproate, in the model of maximal electroshock-induced convulsions in mice. Isobolographic analysis of obtained data show that the 2 drugs interact additively. This may suggest that AO-294 may be used in the 2-drug therapy of refractory epilepsy. However, it does not seem to be superior to its maternal antiepileptic, since losigamone (according to previous reports) interacted synergistically with valproate.
 
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