Antiepileptic Drugs: Pharmacology and Therapeutics by M.J. EadieAntiepileptic Drugs: Pharmacology and Therapeutics by M.J. Eadie

Antiepileptic Drugs: Pharmacology and Therapeutics

EditorM.J. Eadie, F. Vajda

Paperback | September 22, 2011

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This volume provides up to date knowledge of the pharmacologies of the various antiepileptic drugs, especially those which have become available since 1984 when the previous edition (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, Volume 74: Antiepileptic Drugs, edited by H.-H. Frey and D. Janz) appeared. The data concerning the individual drugs are presented in a structured format. There are also chapters providing overviews of subjects such as the neurophysiological and biochemical mechanisms of action of the antiepileptic drugs, their testing in experimental animals, their interactions, their clinical use, and the new agents currently in the course of development.

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Title:Antiepileptic Drugs: Pharmacology and TherapeuticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:669 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:September 22, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642642446

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Classification of Epileptic Seizures and the Epilepsies and Drugs of Choice for their Treatment.- Animal Models of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures.- Epileptogenesis - Electrophysiology, Biochemical Aspects.- Cellular Actions of Antiepileptic Drugs.- The Search for New Anticonvulsants.- Measurement of Anticonvulsants and their Metabolites in Biological Fluids.- Older Anticonvulsants Remaining in Use but with Limited Advance in Knowledge.- Anticonvulsants where Knowledge has Advanced.- Anticonvulsants Emerging from Clinical Trials.- Drugs under Clinical Trial.