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Stiripentol

  • P. N. Patsalos
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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

Valproic Acid Antiepileptic Drug Empirical Formula Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Plasma Protein Binding 
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References

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    May TW, Boor R, Mayer T, Jurgens U, Rambeck B, Holert N, Korn-Merker E, Brandt C. Concentrations of stiripentol in children and adults with epilepsy: the influence of dose, age and comedication. Ther Drug Monit. 2012;34:390–7.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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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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