Special Issue "Antiepileptic Drugs"
A special issue of Pharmaceuticals (ISSN 1424-8247).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2010)
Prof. Dr. Sandra L. Helmers
Department of Neurology/Epilepsy, The Emory Clinic, 1365-A Clifton Road, NE, Suite A3400, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Interests: treatment of pediatric and adult epilepsy; anticonvulsants in the treatment of epilepsy; quality indicators in epilepsy care; economic analysis of epilepsy treatments
This special issue will address the pharmacologic treatment of epilepy and seizures. We will explore current understandings of mechanism of actions of anticonvulsants, efficacy and side effect profiles of currently available anticonvulsants, and look at the anticonvulsant "pipeline".
Prof. Dr. Sandra L. Helmers
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- anticonvulsant medications
- mechanism of action
- anticonvulsant pharmacology
- drug interactions
- anticonvulsant side effects
- anticonvulsant efficacy
- economic analysis
Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3(5), 1426-1445; doi:10.3390/ph3051426
Received: 22 April 2010; Accepted: 11 May 2010 / Published: 12 May 2010| Download PDF Full-text (94 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3(6), 1909-1935; doi:10.3390/ph3061909
Received: 26 April 2010; in revised form: 11 May 2010 / Accepted: 9 June 2010 / Published: 11 June 2010| Download PDF Full-text (293 KB)
Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3(7), 2090-2110; doi:10.3390/ph3072090
Received: 10 June 2010; in revised form: 28 June 2010 / Accepted: 2 July 2010 / Published: 5 July 2010| Download PDF Full-text (159 KB)
Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3(8), 2362-2379; doi:10.3390/ph3082362
Received: 30 June 2010; in revised form: 21 July 2010 / Accepted: 22 July 2010 / Published: 26 July 2010| Download PDF Full-text (154 KB)
Review: Update on the Genetic Polymorphisms of Drug-Metabolizing Enzymes in Antiepileptic Drug Therapy
Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3(8), 2709-2732; doi:10.3390/ph3082709
Received: 31 May 2010; in revised form: 10 August 2010 / Accepted: 17 August 2010 / Published: 20 August 2010| Download PDF Full-text (224 KB)
Review: The Art of Managing Conversions between Antiepileptic Drugs: Maximizing Patient Tolerability and Quality of Life
Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3(9), 2956-2969; doi:10.3390/ph3092956
Received: 29 July 2010; in revised form: 12 August 2010 / Accepted: 2 September 2010 / Published: 6 September 2010| Download PDF Full-text (128 KB)
Commentary: Comments on the Eslicarbazepine Acetate Section of the Article ‘Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of the Newer Anti-Epilepsy Medications’
Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3(12), 3629-3632; doi:10.3390/ph3123629
Received: 9 November 2010; Accepted: 16 December 2010 / Published: 17 December 2010| Download PDF Full-text (49 KB)
Last update: 19 July 2013