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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: 978-0-781-72321-3
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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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Levy, René H; Mattson, Richard H.; Meldrum, Brian S.; Perucca, Emilio
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-72321-3
  • Specialty:
    Neurology
    Neuroscience
    Pharmacology
    Pharmacy
    Psychopharmacology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 5th Ed.
  • Pages: 900
  • Illustrations: 112
  • Year: 2002
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 86

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