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Pharmacology of Antiepileptic Drugs Melanie K. Tallent, Ph.D. [email protected] Basic Mechanisms Underlying Seizures and Epilepsy Seizure: the clinical manifestation of an abnormal and excessive excitation and synchronization of a population of cortical neurons Epilepsy: a tendency toward ...
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Title: Pharmacology of Antiepileptic Drugs Author: Melanie Tallent Last modified by: Drexel University College of Medicine Created Date: 10/15/2005 6:14:19 PM
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Basic Mechanisms UnderlyingSeizures and Epilepsy Seizure: the clinical manifestation of an abnormal and excessive excitation and synchronization of a population of cortical neurons
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Antiepileptic drugs suppress but do not cure seizures Antiepileptics are indicated when there is two or more seizures occurred in short interval (6m -1 y) An initial therapeutic aim is to use only one drug (monotherapy) Treatment: ...
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Neuropharmacology of Antiepileptic Drugs American Epilepsy Society Definitions Seizure: ... Adverse Effects of AEDs Idiosyncratic Adverse Effects of AEDs Long-Term Adverse Effects of AEDs Pharmacology Resident Case Studies Pharmacology Resident Case Studies Case #1 ...
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Medical University of Sofia, Faculty of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Antiseizure (antiepileptic) drugs (Abstract) Assoc. Prof. Ivan Lambev
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Case Studies American Epilepsy Society Medical Education Program Pharmacology Resident Case Studies American Epilepsy Society 2008 * Neuropharmacology of Antiepileptic Drugs American Epilepsy Society Definitions Seizure: the clinical manifestation of an abnormal synchronization and excessive ...
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Classification of antiepileptic drugs . First-generation. Phenytoin ** Carbamazepine ** Valproate ** Phenobarbital and . Primidone. Benzodiazepines (e.g.Clonazepam
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ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS Prof. Mohammad Saad AL-Humayyd Definition of Epilepsy It is a Chronic medical condition produced by sudden changes in the electrical function of the brain.
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Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 4th ed. Lilley/Harrington/Snyder Author: Julie & Jonathan Snyder Last modified by: localadmin ... Arial Default Design CHAPTER 13 Antiepileptic Agents Table 13-1 Antiepileptic Drugs of Choice Epilepsy Epilepsy ...
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Antiepileptic Drugs. Effects. Suppress discharge of neurons within a seizure focus . Suppress propagation of seizure activity from the focus to other areas of the brain
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Reduce the mood swings with bipolar Anticonvulsants/Antiepileptic Drugs Tegretol (carbamazepine)-also used to treat severe pain (i.e. trigeminal neuralgia) Depakote (valproic acid)-can cause hepatic failure, pancreatitis, & thrombocytopenia. Watch for liver failure Klonopin ...
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Antiepileptic drugs. Divalproex. Topiramate. Estrogens (for menstrual migraine) Migraine Headache III. Other drugs for prophylaxis. Calcium channel blockers. Candesartan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) Supplements. Riboflavin. Coenzyme Q-10. Feverfew.
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The Pharmacology of Obesity Thomas Repas D.O. Diabetes, Endocrinology and Nutrition Center, Affinity Medical Group, Neenah, Wisconsin Member, Diabetes Advisory Group, Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
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GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY Pharmacology is the study drug effects on living systems Most drugs alter central nervous system function by acting at the level of the individual nerve cell
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CNS Depressants Sedatives Drugs that have an inhibitory effect on the CNS to the degree that they reduce: ... Antiepileptic Drug Therapy Neuronal Activity Polarized (resting) Depolarized (firing) Sodium and calcium enter the cell When sufficient amounts cross, ...
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Pharmacology in MS Advanced Practice Management ... Preg Cat.: D tremor; wt. gain clonazepam (Klonopin®) Preg Cat: D anticholinergic Newer antiepileptic drugs are better tolerated, have fewer drug interactions and less affect on cognitive function gabapentin (Neurontin®) ...
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Antiepileptic Drugs Department of Pharmacology Zhang Yan-mei Nature of Epilepsy Epilepsy affects about 0.5% of the population. The characteristic event is the seizure, which is often associated with convulsion, but may occur in many other forms.
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... liquid Several others that end with –ane Inhaled drugs are used together with IV drugs to provide the best ... category Relatively short duration of action Does not suppress REM sleep Tizanidine = zanaflex Treats muscle spasms Antiepileptic Agents Ch 13 Epilepsy Common name for ...
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Drugs for treatment of partial seizures or generalized tonic-clonic seizures: phenytoin One of the oldest and most widely used anticonvulsants. Mechanism uncertain, but probably related to effect on Na+ channels. May be administered orally or IV.
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The labelled percentage of 41 “standard drugs” used in a neonatal and pediatric intensive ... e.g. rheuma and TPL Antiepileptic agents Anticongestive and antiarrhythmic agents Antihypertensive agents Antiobstructive ... Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology Author: a385184 Last modified by:
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Outline Lithium A. Pharmacology B. Side Effects C. Interactions Divalproex A. Mechanism of Action B. Pharmacology C. Side Effects D. Interactions Carbamazepine A. Mechanism of Action B. Pharmacology C. Side Effects D. Interactions Lamotrigine A. Mechanism ... (Lithium and Antiepileptic Drugs) ...
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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY OF DRUGS AFFECTING THE NERVOUS SYSTEM ... Sedation → ‘Hypnosis’ → Anesthesia → Coma → Death* Anticonvulsant/antiepileptic - all barbiturates stop convulsions in progress if given IV at high enough dosage - some can prevent seizures (eg ...
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... acid phenobarbital Summary Partial and generalized seizures Three mechanisms of antiepileptic drug action Drugs of choice Many antiepileptic interact with other medications and produce CNS ... Chapter 24 Drug Development for Epilepsy Antiseizure drugs Basic Pharmacology of ...
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A pooled analysis of lacosamide clinical trial data grouped by mechanism of action of concomitant antiepileptic drugs. ... Riss J, Cloyd J, Gates J, Collins S. Benzodiazepines in epilepsy: pharmacology and pharmacokinetics. Acta Neurol Scand. 2008 Aug;118(2):69-86. Sake JK, Hebert D, Isojärvi J ...
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Edmunds, Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 6th Edition Created Date: 7/30/2005 9:21:59 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show ... (cont.) Anticonvulsants or Antiepileptic Drugs Barbiturates Benzodiazepines Hydantoins Succinimides Succinimides (cont.) ...
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Answering Pharmacology Questions If ... Used with drugs that ... Antitoxins.Antiveniom Drugs Acting on CNS Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents Antidepressant Agents Psychotropic Agents Antiepileptic Agents Antiparkinsonism Agents Muscle Relaxants Narcotics & Antimigraine Agents General ...
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Pharmacology is the study of drugs in living systems. It encompasses the understanding of all medication effects, whether diagnostic, therapeutic, ... Many drugs used for maintenance therapy, such as cardiovascular, pulmonary, antiepileptic, and antirheumatic medications, ...
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... a seizure A Classification of Seizures Antiepileptics-drug discovery Target Mechanisms foranticonvulsants Drugs for partial and secondarilygeneralized seizures Phenytoin Fosphenytoin (Cerebyx) a ...
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Antiepileptic drugs Martin Sterba, PharmD., PhD. Associate professor Department of Pharmacology 2013 Epilepsy Definition: Epilepsy is a common chronic neurological disorder characterized with occurrence of recurrent seizures Seizures are transient brain dysfunctions induced by episodic high ...
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Antiepileptic Drugs (AED) Early post traumatic seizures. First 2 weeks following head injury. Up to 30% with severe TBI. ... Pharmacology of antiepileptic drugs. In: UpToDate, Pedley, TA(Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, ...
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Antiseizure Drugs By S. Bohlooli, PhD SEIZURE DISORDERS Seizures are self sustained (but self-limiting) episodes of neural hyperactivity. - During a seizure some neurons of the brain begin to fire in massive synchronized bursts (a paroxysmal high-frequency, or synchronous low‑frequency, high ...
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Adapted from Lehne, 2009, Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 7th ed., Elsevier, ... The seizure is only occurring where the leads five and six are located, in the parietal lobe Antiepileptic Drugs (AEDs): Mechanism of Action * * Antiepileptic Drugs ...
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Pharmacology Section 10. Antidepressants and mood stabilizing drugs Marta Jóźwiak-Bębenista ... nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Carbamazepine antiepileptic drug reasonable alternative to lithium used to treat acute mania, ...
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ANTICONVULSANT DRUGS ... Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology ... THE IDEAL ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUG Known mechanism of action Fully effective in monotherapy in a variety of seizure types without tolerance No serious side effects No dose-related neurotoxicity within the therapeutic range High ...
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Determination of LD50 of Phenobarbital Lab # 6 Outline Phenobarbital: MOA, SE LD50 Determination of phenobarbital LD50 Phenobarbital Barbiturates group Antiepileptic Sedative-hypnotic MOA Potentiates the synaptic inhibition through its action on GABAA receptors SE Sedation Megaloblastic ...
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Department of Pharmacology ... BDZs reduce the effect of antiepileptic drugs. Combination of anxiolytic drugs should be avoided. Concurrent use with ODC antihistaminic and anticholinergic drugs as well as the consumption of alcohol should be avoided.
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Antiepileptic drugs suppress but do not cure seizures. ... From P. Kwan et al. (2001) Pharmacology and therapeutics 90:21-34. [Data from Upton (1994), Schachter (1995), McDonald and Kelly (1995), Meldrum (1996), Coulter (1997), and White (1999).]
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Antiepileptic drugs. Anti-Parkinson drugs. Anxiolytic drugs. Antidepressant drugs . Anti-coagulants. Why do we need to consider the pharmacological management . ... Pharmacology in Rehabilitation (4thed). Philadelphia, FA Davis. Author: Jay Rivera Created Date: 01/11/2010 21:57:29
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... involuntary movement of the eyes; used by police to check for the effect of drugs ataxia – cannot coordinate voluntary muscle activity ... thalidomide some antineoplastic agents warfarin lithium some antiepileptic agents ... Common Agents Used to Treat Oral Lesions Pharmacology ...
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PHCL-3720 Pharmacology II Dr. William Messer Department of Pharmacology The University of ... Elimination. Metabolized by CYP3A4. Glucuronidation. Half-life 8 hrs. with monotherapy; 4-7 hrs. with other antiepileptic drugs; even lower in children. Adverse effects Barbiturates. Sedation, ataxia ...
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... and drug safety are the leading causes of candidate attrition Pharmacology tactics to counterbalance attrition Better ... black box warning labels Of a total of 548 drugs approved in the ... Evaluation of Felbamate and Other Antiepileptic Drug Toxicity Potential Based on ...
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Department of Pharmacology College of Pharmacy King Saud University ... developed primarily as antiepileptic drugs may also be effective in treating anxiety disorders . They include gabapentin , vigabatrin, tiagabine and valproate.
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Efficacy and Tolerability of the New Antiepileptic Drugs, II: Treatment of Refractory Epilepsy Report of the TTA and QSS Subcommittees of the American Academy of Neurology
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... Oxcarbazepine DNP Presentation Independent analysis of suicidality in controlled clinical trials of all antiepileptic drugs One Year Post-Exclusivity ... no greater than that in prior safety studies These AEs are listed in the drug labeling Labeling Changes Clinical Pharmacology ...
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General Pharmacology Drugs That Affect the Central Nervous System ... Therapeutic uses: hypnotics and sedative, and antiepileptic agents at low doses. BARBITURATES Barbiturates depress the CNS at all level in a dose-dependent fashion.
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Discuss the basic pharmacology of the new drugs presented and how the pharmacologic actions relate to both therapeutic and adverse effects. 2. ... Data from the North American Antiepileptic Drug (NAAED) ...
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Pharmacotherapeutic complications 2009 Martin Štěrba, PharmD. PhD. Department of Pharmacology Pharmacotherapeutic complications Adverse and toxic effects of drugs Drug interactions (drug-drug) Food and drug interactions Drug dependence and abuse There is no ideal drug which is free of risks of ...
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... Antiepileptic Drugs and Teratogenicity New Database Acquisitions Four organizations ... types of risk Must account for many potentially confounding factors Must account for time course of events Pre-clinical Pharmacology And Toxicology Clinical Pharmacology Clinical Safety Data Open ...
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Antidepressants & Antiepileptic Drugs for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain. AFP 2005;71:483-90. Bibliography www.nccam.nih.gov Simpson CA. ... Use WHO pain ladder Take a careful drug history Know the pharmacology of the Rx “Start low, ...
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