Stiripentol

  • P. N. Patsalos
Chapter

Abstract

Stiripentol (Fig. 1) corresponds chemically to 4,4-dimethyl-1[3,4(methylenedioxy)-phenyl]-1-pentan-3-ol with an empirical formula of C14H18O3 and a molecular weight of 234.

Keywords

Lamotrigine Topiramate Pregabalin Levetiracetam Vigabatrin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. N. Patsalos
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  1. 1.UCL-Institute of Neurology Department of Clinical and Experimental EpilepsyLondonLondon
  2. 2.Epilepsy Society Chalfont Centre for EpilepsyBuckinghamshireUK

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