Clinical Use of Neuroleptic Plasma Levels

Clinical Use of Neuroleptic Plasma Levels

by Manickam Aravagiri
     
 

In recent years, the study of drug levels in patients and animals has allowed key parameters of absorption, metabolism, distribution, and elimination to be defined for many medications. The knowledge of these parameters has been essential for designing and interpreting studies of drug action. However, searching for the best dosage of neuroleptics for a particular… See more details below

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In recent years, the study of drug levels in patients and animals has allowed key parameters of absorption, metabolism, distribution, and elimination to be defined for many medications. The knowledge of these parameters has been essential for designing and interpreting studies of drug action. However, searching for the best dosage of neuroleptics for a particular patient can be a challenge for even the most experienced clinician. Clinical Use of Neuroleptic Plasma Levels is the first book to gather the latest information in this area into one concise collection of clinically relevant information. It contains contribution from the top researchers in the field today.

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Discusses testing drug levels in the blood as an aid to choosing the best dosage of antipsychotic drugs. Reports the results of various studies on fluphenazine, haloperidol, clozapine, and other topics; and explains how clinical psychiatrists can apply the information in actual cases. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880485241
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.73(d)

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