, Volume 35, Issue 6, pp 796–797 | Cite as

Anticonvulsant action of YG 19-256 in baboons with photosensitive epilepsy

  • B. S. Meldrum
  • R. W. Horton


YG 19-256, 4-(1,3,4,9b-tetrahydro-5 methyl-2H-indeno[1,2-c]pyridine-2-yl)-2-butanone methane sulphonate, 1–3 mg/kg i.v., abolished or reduced photically-induced myoclonic responses for 1.5–6.5 h in baboons,Papio papio, without producing signs of acute neurological toxicity.


Methane Toxicity Sulphonate Anticonvulsant Action Butanone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. S. Meldrum
    • 1
  • R. W. Horton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyInstitute of PsychiatryLondonEngland

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