Antimony

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Antimony is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Antimony

Antimony in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Description

Historical Use of Antimony in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "He [Samuel Tissot, 1770] divided the 'specifics' for treating the disorder into those that might be helpful (e.g. valerian root, musk, orange leaves, castor, asafoetida, rue, antimony, mercury, iron)"
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 192
Source: A Disease Once Sacred, John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001, M.J. Eadie and P.F. Bladin
Complete: Eadie MJ, Bladin PF. A disease once sacred: a history of the medical understanding of epilepsy. Eastleigh: John Libbey; 2001. p. 192.
Primary Source: Tissot, SA. Traité de l'épilepsie. Tome troisième du traité des nerfs et de leurs maladies. Paris, Didot. 1770.

Background

Synonymns for Antimony

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Antimony

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Antimony in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials

Meta-Analysis

1st Five Results: pubmed search

R M Cooper, C Legare
Effects of neocortical implants of cobalt and other seizure-inducing metals on brain C-14 2-deoxyglucose uptake.
Epilepsy Res.: 1997, 27(1);13-28
[PubMed:9169287] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

W Kamphuis, E Huisman, W J Wadman, F J Bergkamp, F H Lopes da Silva
Transient increase of cytoplasmic calcium concentration in the rat hippocampus after kindling-induced seizures. An ultrastructural study with the oxalate-pyro-antimonate technique.
Neuroscience: 1989, 29(3);667-74
[PubMed:2739904] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

N Hashem, R Shawki
Cultured peripheral lymphocytes: one biologic indicator of potential drug hazard.
Afr J Med Med Sci: 1976, 5(2);155-63
[PubMed:829721] [WorldCat.org] (P p)

K KJERULF, B TIDSTROM
[BILHARZIA AS A POSSIBLE CAUSE OF EPILEPSY]. [BILHARXIA SOM MULIG ARSAG TIL EPILEPSI.]
Ugeskr. Laeg.: 1964, 126;1300-1
[PubMed:14229272] [WorldCat.org] (P p)

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