Antiepileptic Drugs: Pharmacology, Epilepsy Indications, and Selection

Jeffrey W. Britton, Julie Cunningham

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdult Epilepsy
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages131-169
Number of pages39
ISBN (Print)9780470741221
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 18 2011

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Anticonvulsants
Epilepsy
Pharmacology

Keywords

  • Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) - and treatment for epilepsy
  • Antiepileptic drugs - pharmacology, epilepsy indications and selection
  • Cost comparison, branded AEDs and generic bioequivalents - average wholesale price (AWP) for dosage
  • Efficacy of AED medications - in newly diagnosed epilepsy, few differences between first and second generation therapies in seizure control
  • Epilepsy syndrome and seizure type - accurate seizure classification, first step in AED selection process
  • Ethosuximide, for treatment of generalized absence seizures
  • Lamotrigine, adjuvant treatment - for conversion to monotherapy in partial seizures
  • Major toxicities, and AEDs - and characteristic side effects
  • Pharmacokinetic drug-drug interactions - involving AEDs
  • Seizure classification and AED selection - medical conditions influencing AED selection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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Britton, J. W., & Cunningham, J. (2011). Antiepileptic Drugs: Pharmacology, Epilepsy Indications, and Selection. In Adult Epilepsy (pp. 131-169). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470975039.ch10

Antiepileptic Drugs : Pharmacology, Epilepsy Indications, and Selection. / Britton, Jeffrey W.; Cunningham, Julie.

Adult Epilepsy. John Wiley and Sons, 2011. p. 131-169.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Britton, JW & Cunningham, J 2011, Antiepileptic Drugs: Pharmacology, Epilepsy Indications, and Selection. in Adult Epilepsy. John Wiley and Sons, pp. 131-169. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470975039.ch10
Britton JW, Cunningham J. Antiepileptic Drugs: Pharmacology, Epilepsy Indications, and Selection. In Adult Epilepsy. John Wiley and Sons. 2011. p. 131-169 https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470975039.ch10
Britton, Jeffrey W. ; Cunningham, Julie. / Antiepileptic Drugs : Pharmacology, Epilepsy Indications, and Selection. Adult Epilepsy. John Wiley and Sons, 2011. pp. 131-169
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