Antiepileptic Drugs

by Atma Ram Bansal, Arun Garg

The aim of this book is to focus on the Antiepileptic Drugs. Medications used to treat epilepsy are called antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). There are more than 30 prescription AEDs on the market, and they’re mostly available as oral tablets or capsules. This book consists of 14 chapters, which include historical aspects of antiepileptic drugs, pharmacology of antiepileptic drugs, older antiepileptic drugs, newer antiepileptic drugs, third-generation antiepileptic drugs, antiepileptic drug therapy in children, antiepileptic drugs in geriatric population, use of antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy and lactation, use of antiepileptic drug in systemic disorders, drug of choice in various epilepsies, rational combination of antiepileptic drugs in the management of epilepsy, and management of status epilepticus. The book has contributions from practical wisdom of epilepsy experts. It is a must-have book for any clinician involved in the treatment of epilepsy.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Bansal Atma Ram
Institute of Neurosciences, Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Medanta–The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Institute of Neurosciences, Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram, Haryana, India
Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
2. Garg Arun Medanta Institute of Neurosciences, Medanta–The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Institute of Neurosciences, Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram, Haryana, India
ISBN 9789388958240
Speciality Neurology, Pharmacology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18388
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 172
Book Type Professional

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