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Essential Neuropharmacology
The Prescriber's Guide

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  • Date Published: January 2013
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  • isbn: 9781139832496

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  • Essential Neuropharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide expertly reviews the most important medications used by neurologists in their practice. Experienced clinicians share their expert knowledge about the best use of medications in patient care. Each drug listing contains the range of indications, their advantages and disadvantages, and tips for dosing and avoiding adverse effects. Experts in fields such as multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, neuromuscular disorders, epilepsy, stroke, pain and headache summarize how neurologists use these medications to their best effect, and discuss off-label uses in neurology. Evidence is taken from recent clinical trials, which helps the reader relate the content to everyday clinical practice. The detailed descriptions of each medication enable the user to make quick and informed decisions with the confidence they need to best serve the clinical needs of their patients. This book is an essential, user-friendly reference suitable for all neurologists at all stages of their careers.

    • Includes on- and off-label uses which give the reader a full account of each drug's potential
    • Adverse effects are listed in detail with important tips on their management
    • Details recent clinical trials and expert opinion - saves time in reviewing recent clinical information and translating it into practical use
    • Compares the use of each drug to others, highlighting their advantages and disadvantages
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    Reviews & endorsements

    '… the 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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    • Date Published: January 2013
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781139832496
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    List of icons
    Acetozolamide
    Almotriptan
    Amantadine
    Apomorphine
    Armodafinil
    Azathioprine
    Baclofen
    Benztropine
    Botulinum Toxin A
    Botulinum Toxin B
    Bromocriptine
    Carbamezapine
    Carbidopa/Levidopa
    Carisoprodol
    Chlorpromazine
    Clonazepam
    Clonidine
    Clozapine
    Crypohepatidine
    Cyclobenzaprine
    Cyclophosphamide
    Cyclosporine
    Dantrolene
    Diazepam
    3-4 Diaminopyrimidine
    Dihydroergotamine
    Donepezil
    Droperidol
    Edrophonium
    Eletriptan
    Entacapone
    Ethosuximide
    Felbamate
    Flunarazine
    Frovatriptan
    Gabapentin
    Galantamine
    Glatiramer
    Guanfacine
    Guanidine Hydrochloride
    Haloperidol
    Indomethacin
    Interferon B
    IVIG
    Lacosemide
    Lamotrigine
    Levitiracetam
    Lithium
    Memantine
    Metaclopramide
    Metaxalone
    Methocarbamol
    Methotrexate
    Methylergovonine
    Methysergide
    Mexiletine
    Mitoxantrone
    Modafinil
    Mycophenolate
    Naratriptan
    Natalizumab
    Oxcarbazepine
    Parmipexole
    Penicillamine
    Phenobarbital
    Phenytoin
    Pizotofen
    Prednisone
    Pregabalin
    Primidone
    Prochlorperazine
    Propranolol
    Pyridostigmine
    Quetiapine
    Quinine
    Rasagiline
    Reserpine
    Riluzole
    Rituximab
    Rivastigmine
    Rizatriptan
    Ropinirole
    Rufinamide
    Selegiline
    Sumatriptan
    Tetrabenazine
    Tiagabine
    Timolol
    Tizanadine
    Topirimate
    Trientine
    Trihexyphenidil
    Valproic Acid
    Verapamil
    Vigabatrin
    Zolmotriptan
    Zonisamide
    Index by drug name
    Index by use
    Index by class
    Abbreviations.

  • Authors

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

    Michael J. Marmura, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
    Michael J. Marmura is Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA.

    Consultant Editor

    Stephen M. Stahl

    Illustrated by

    Nancy Muntner, Neuroscience Education Institute

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