Ch3 982

Trimethadione is used in minor forms of epilepsy that does not respond to treatment of other drugs.Synonyms of this drug are trimethinum and troxidone.

Paramethadione: Paramethadione, 5-ethyl-3,5-dimethyloxazolidine-2,4-dione (9.8.3), differs from trimethadione only in the substitution of one methyl group with an ethyl group. It is synthesized in a completely analogous manner, except that it comes from 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutyric acid instead of 2-hydroxyisobutyric acid [29].

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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