Antiepileptic Drugs

Publication Year: 2002

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Levy, René H; Mattson, Richard H.; Meldrum, Brian S.; Perucca, Emilio

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-172321-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 86

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The thoroughly revised, updated fifth edition of this classic is the most comprehensive, current, and authoritative reference on all anticonvulsants available today.

This edition features detailed profiles of newer drugs--including levetiracetam, oxcarbazepine, tiagabine, topiramate, and zonisamide--and new chapters on use of antiepileptic drugs in children and during pregnancy.Drugs are covered in alphabetical order and in an easy-to-follow format: mechanisms of action; chemistry, biotransformation, and pharmacokinetics; interactions; clinical efficacy and use; and adverse effects. Coverage of clinical use includes nonepileptic and psychiatric disorders where appropriate.

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Platform: Ovid OvidMD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Levy, René H; Mattson, Richard H.; Meldrum, Brian S.; Perucca, Emilio
ISBN: 978-0-78-172321-3
Specialty:
Neurology
Pharmacy
Psychopharmacology
Neuroscience
Pharmacology
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 900
Illustrations: 112
Year: 2002
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 86

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