Phenyltriazine

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Chemical structure of lamotrigine

Phenyltriazines are a class of molecules containing a phenyl group and a triazine group. These molecules are pharmacologically important. As an example, lamotrigine is a phenyltriazine derivative used as an anticonvulsant drug and has been shown to be useful for alleviating epilepsy[1] and bipolar disorder.

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  1. ^ Curry, W. J; Kulling, D. L (1998). "Newer antiepileptic drugs: Gabapentin, lamotrigine, felbamate, topiramate and fosphenytoin". American Family Physician. 57 (3): 513–20. PMID 9475899.