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Essential Neuropharmacology
The Prescriber's Guide

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: November 2015
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107485549

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  • Essential Neuropharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide reviews the full range of medications used by neurologists in clinical practice. Expert knowledge is given about the best use of medications in patient care. Each drug listing contains the full range of indications, their advantages and disadvantages, and tips for dosing and avoiding adverse effects. Evidence is taken from recent clinical trials, which helps the reader relate the drug descriptions to everyday clinical practice. Where appropriate, off-label uses are also described. The detailed descriptions of each medication enable the user to make quick and informed decisions with the confidence they need to serve the clinical needs of their patients effectively. The new edition is fully updated throughout. Major new additions include neuro-oncology drugs, new multiple sclerosis agents, sleep medications and new formulations. This book is an essential, user-friendly reference suitable for neurologists at all stages of their careers.

    • Provides the most complete and up-to-date summary of the practical use of neurologic drugs – ensures currency
    • Uniform format and design – allows readers quickly to access relevant information in a clinical setting
    • Expanded to include new drugs and formulations, including neuro-oncology drugs, new multiple sclerosis agents, medications used for sleep - comprehensive for modern neurologic practice
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    Reviews & endorsements

    Review of previous edition: '… [this] book is ideal for use in the clinical environment and the authors have released an 'App' to facilitate this use – a well-judged addition … The interface is intuitive, even for the 'smartphone' novice.' Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: November 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107485549
    • dimensions: 229 x 140 x 29 mm
    • weight: 1.16kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    List of icons
    Acknowledgements
    1. Acetazolamide
    2. Alemtuzumab
    3. Almotriptan
    4. Alteplase
    5. Amantadine
    6. Amifampridine
    7. Amitriptyline
    8. Apixaban
    9. Apomorphine
    10. Aprepitant
    11. Aripiprazole
    12. Armodafinil
    13. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)
    14. Azathioprine
    15. Baclofen
    16. Benztropine
    17. Bevacizumab
    18. Botulinum toxin type A
    19. Botulinum toxin type B
    20. Bromocriptine
    21. Bupropion
    22. Carbamazepine
    23. Carisoprodol
    24. Carmustine
    25. Chlorpromazine
    26. Citalopram
    27. Clobazam
    28. Clonazepam
    29. Clonidine
    30. Clopidogrel
    31. Clozapine
    32. Corticotropin
    33. Cyclobenzaprine
    34. Cyclophosphamide
    35. Cyclosporine (ciclosporin)
    36. Cyproheptadine
    37. Dabigatran etexilate
    38. Dalfampridine
    39. Dantrolene
    40. Desvenlafaxine
    41. Dexamethasone
    42. Dextromethorphan/quinidine
    43. Diazepam
    44. Diclofenac
    45. Dihydroergotamine (DHE)
    46. Dimethyl fumarate
    47. Dipyridamole/aspirin
    48. Donepezil
    49. Droperidol
    50. Droxidopa
    51. Duloxetine
    52. Edoxaban
    53. Edrophonium
    54. Eletriptan
    55. Entacapone
    56. Escitalopram
    57. Eslicarbazepine acetate
    58. Ethosuximide
    59. Everolimus
    60. Ezogabine
    61. Felbamate
    62. Fingolimod
    63. Flunarizine
    64. Frovatriptan
    65. Gabapentin
    66. Galantamine
    67. Glatiramer acetate
    68. Guanfacine
    69. Haloperidol
    70. Heparin
    71. Intravenous immunoglobulin (iVIg)
    72. Indomethacin
    73. Interferon-β (1a and 1b)
    74. Lacosamide
    75. Lamotrigine
    76. Levetiracetam
    77. Levodopa and carbidopa
    78. Levomilnacipran
    79. Lidocaine
    80. Lithium
    81. Mannitol
    82. Meclizine
    83. Memantine
    84. Metoclopramide
    85. Metaxalone
    86. Methocarbamol
    87. Methotrexate
    88. Methylergonovine
    89. Methysergide
    90. Mexiletine
    91. Milnacipran
    92. Mirtazapine
    93. Mitoxantrone
    94. Modafinil
    95. Mycophenolate mofetil
    96. Nabiximols
    97. Naratriptan
    98. Natalizumab
    99. Netupitant/palonosetron
    100. Nimodipine
    101. Nortriptyline
    102. Olanzapine
    103. Ondansetron
    104. Oxcarbazepine
    105. Penicillamine
    106. Perampanel
    107. Phenytoin and fosphenytoin
    108. Pizotifen
    109. Pramipexole
    110. Prednisone
    111. Pregabalin
    112. Primidone
    113. Prochlorperazine
    114. Propranolol
    115. Pyridostigmine
    116. Quetiapine
    117. Quinine sulfate
    118. Ramelteon
    119. Reserpine
    120. Riluzole
    121. Rituximab
    122. Rivaroxaban
    123. Rivastigmine
    124. Rizatriptan
    125. Ropinirole
    126. Rotigotine transdermal system
    127. Rufinamide
    128. Sodium oxybate
    129. Sumatriptan
    130. Suvorexant
    131. Tasimelteon
    132. Temozolomide
    133. Teriflunomide
    134. Tetrabenazine
    135. Tiagabine
    136. Timolol
    137. Tizanidine
    138. Topiramate
    139. Trientine hydrochloride
    140. Trihexyphenidyl
    141. Valproic acid and derivatives (DPX)
    142. Venlafaxine
    143. Verapamil
    144. Vigabatrin
    145. Vilazodone
    146. Vortioxetine hydrobromide
    147. Warfarin
    148. Zolmitriptan
    149. Zonisamide
    List of abbreviations
    Index by drug name
    Index by use
    Index by class.

  • Authors

    Stephen D. Silberstein, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
    Stephen D. Silberstein is a Professor at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, and Director, Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

    Michael J. Marmura, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
    Michael J. Marmura is Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology, Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

    Hsiangkuo Yuan, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
    Hsiangkuo Yuan is a visiting scholar in the Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

    Consultant Editor

    Stephen M. Stahl, University of California, San Diego
    Stephen M. Stahl is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, CA, USA, and Honorary Visiting Senior Fellow at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

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