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  1. vigabatrin(Noun)

    An anticonvulsant that inhibits the catabolism of GABA by irreversibly inhibiting GABA transaminase.

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  1. Vigabatrin

    Vigabatrin is an antiepileptic drug that inhibits the catabolism of gamma-aminobutyric acid by irreversibly inhibiting GABA transaminase. It is an analog of GABA, but it is not a receptor agonist. It is sold under the brand name Sabril.

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  1. Vigabatrin

    An analogue of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID. It is an irreversible inhibitor of 4-AMINOBUTYRATE TRANSAMINASE, the enzyme responsible for the catabolism of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID. (From Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 31st ed)

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