The clinical pharmacology of traditional antiepileptic drugs

Vajda, Frank J. E. and Eadie, Mervyn J. (2014) The clinical pharmacology of traditional antiepileptic drugs. Epileptic Disorders, 16 4: 395-408. doi:10.1684/epd.2014.0704


Author Vajda, Frank J. E.
Eadie, Mervyn J.
Title The clinical pharmacology of traditional antiepileptic drugs
Journal name Epileptic Disorders   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1294-9361
1950-6945
Publication date 2014
Year available 2014
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1684/epd.2014.0704
Open Access Status
Volume 16
Issue 4
Start page 395
End page 408
Total pages 14
Place of publication Montrouge, France
Publisher John Libbey Eurotext
Collection year 2015
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Despite the availability of newer agents, a number of antiepileptic drugs have continued to be employed reasonably widely, many years after their introduction to human therapeutics. These drugs comprise phenobarbitone and some of its congeners, phenytoin, ethosuximide, carbamazepine, valproate, and certain benzodiazepines. Details of their pharmacological profiles are outlined in the following account.
Keyword Benzodiazepines
Carbamazepine
Ethosuximide
Mechanism of action
Pharmacokinetics
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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