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By Michael C. Gerald

All through historical past, people in all places have sought for treatments to heal bodies and minds. masking every little thing from historical herbs to state-of-the-art chemical substances, this e-book within the highly renowned Milestones sequence appears at 250 of crucial moments within the improvement of life-altering, life-saving, and occasionally life-endangering prescription drugs. Illustrated entries function historical medications like alcohol, opium, and hemlock; the smallpox and the polio vaccines; homeopathic therapies; and arguable scientific remedies like ether, amphetamines, and Xanax—while shining a gentle at the scientists, medical professionals, and corporations who introduced them to us.

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Cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=A bstract&list_uids=14616412 • Comment: phenytoin/isradipine interaction causing severe neurologic toxicity. Author(s): Hauben M. Source: The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2002 December; 36(12): 1974-5. cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=A bstract&list_uids=12452767 • Comment: unexpectedly low phenytoin concentration in a patient receiving ciprofloxacin. Author(s): McLeod R, Trinkle R. Source: The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 1998 October; 32(10): 1110-1. cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=A bstract&list_uids=9793610 Studies 39 • Comparative double blind clinical trial of phenytoin and sodium valproate as anticonvulsant prophylaxis after craniotomy: efficacy, tolerability, and cognitive effects.

2001 September 20; 103(2-3): 193-203. cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=A bstract&list_uids=11549407 journal articles at Web sites of participating publishers. Publishers that participate in PubMed supply NLM with their citations electronically prior to or at the time of publication. 32 Phenytoin • A generalized seizure following initiation of nelfinavir in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection, suspected due to interaction between nelfinavir and phenytoin. Author(s): Honda M, Yasuoka A, Aoki M, Oka S.

Author(s): De Santis A, Villani R, Sinisi M, Stocchetti N, Perucca E. Source: Epilepsia. 2002 February; 43(2): 175-82. cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=A bstract&list_uids=11903465 34 Phenytoin • Administration of phenytoin and cytomegalovirus infection in the terminal ileum. Author(s): Yukawa M, Iizuka M, Sasaki K, Horie Y, Shirasaka T, Kon-no S, Watanabe S. Source: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2002 November; 17(11): 1240-1. cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=A bstract&list_uids=12453289 • Adverse effects of phenytoin given for late-onset seizures in adults with Down syndrome.

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