Meaning of methsuximide in English:

methsuximide

Pronunciation /mɛθˈsʌksəmʌɪd/

noun

Pharmacology
  • An anticonvulsant drug similar to but somewhat more toxic than ethosuximide, used chiefly for the treatment of refractory absence and myoclonic seizures; N,2-dimethyl-2-phenylsuccinimide, C₁₂ H₁₃ NO₂.

    International Nonproprietary Name (1996): mesuximide.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in National Formulary. From meth- + -suximide.