Editors: M.O. Faruk Khan, Ashok Philip

Series Title: Medicinal Chemistry for Pharmacy Students

Medicinal Chemistry of Drugs Affecting the Nervous System

Volume 2

eBook: US $89 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $151
Printed Copy: US $107
Library License: US $356
ISSN: 2589-6997 (Print)
ISSN: 2589-6989 (Online)
ISBN: 978-981-14-5405-9 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-5407-3 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2020
DOI: 10.2174/97898114540731200201


The primary objective of this 4-volume book series is to educate PharmD students on the subject of medicinal chemistry. The book set serves as a reference guide to pharmacists on aspects of the chemical basis of drug action. Medicinal Chemistry of Drugs Affecting the Nervous System is the second volume of the series and it presents 8 chapters focusing on a comprehensive account of drugs affecting the nervous system. The volume informs readers about the medicinal chemistry of relevant drugs, which includes the mechanism of drug action, detail structure activity relationships and metabolism as well as clinical significance of drugs affecting autonomic and central nervous system. Chapters in this volume cover cholinergic drugs, adrenergic drugs, antipsychotics, antidepressants, sedatives, hypnotics, anxiolytics, antiepileptic drugs, anesthetics and antiparkinsonian drugs, respectively. Students and teachers will be able to integrate the knowledge presented in the book and apply medicinal chemistry concepts to understand the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of therapeutic agents in the body. The information offered by the book chapters will give readers a strong neuropharmacology knowledge base required for a practicing pharmacist.


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List of Contributors

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Drugs Affecting the Cholinergic System

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Cory R. Theberge, Kim Lindsey-Goodrich, Ashok E. Philip
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Drugs Affecting Adrenergic System

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M. O. Faruk Khan, Les Ramos
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Phenothiazines and Related Antipsychotic Drugs

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Mamoon Rashid, Mehbuba Rahman, M. O. Faruk Khan
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Antidepressant Drugs

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Horrick Sharma, Michaela Leffler, M. O. Faruk Khan
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Sedatives, Hypnotics and Anxiolytics

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Donald Sikazwe
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Antiepileptic Drugs

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Tamer E. Fandy, Michaela Leffler, M. O. Faruk Khan
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General and Local Anesthetic Agents

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Carolyn J. Friel
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Parkinson Disease and Antiparkinsonian Drugs

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Ashok E. Philip, George DeMaagd, M. O. Faruk Khan
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Subject Index

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