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

Introduction

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.

Contributors

Editor(s):
M.O. Faruk Khan
University of Charleston School of Pharmacy
Charleston, WV
USA


Ashok Philip
Union University College of Pharmacy
Jackson, TN
USA




Contributor(s):
Ashok E. Philip
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Union University School of Pharmacy
Jackson, TN 38305
USA


Cory R. Theberge
TechPlace
Brunswick, Maine 04011
USA


Carolyn J. Friel
School of Pharmacy
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Worcester, MA
USA


Donald Sikazwe
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Feik School of Pharmacy, University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX
USA


George DeMaagd
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Union University School of Pharmacy
Jackson, TN 38305
USA


Horrick Sharma
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford, OK 73096
USA


Kim Lindsey-Goodrich
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Union University School of Pharmacy
Jackson, TN 38305
USA


Les Ramos
College of Pharmacy
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford
USA


Michaela Leffler
Department of Pharmacy Practice
University of Charleston School of Pharmacy
Charleston
USA


Mamoon Rashid
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Virginia, VA 24631
USA


Mehbuba Rahman
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Virginia, VA 24631
USA


M. O. Faruk Khan
Department of Pharmacy
University of Charleston School of Pharmacy
Charleston, WV
USA


Michaela Leffler
Department of Pharmacy Practice
University Charleston School of Pharmacy
Charleston, WV 25304
USA


Tamer E. Fandy
Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences
University of Charleston School of Pharmacy
Charleston
USA




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