Synthesis of Best-Seller Drugs is a key reference guide for all those involved with the design, development, and use of the best-selling drugs. Designed for ease of use, this book provides detailed information on the most popular drugs, using a practical layout arranged according to drug type.
Each chapter reviews the main drugs in each of nearly 40 key therapeutic areas, also examining their classification, novel structural features, models of action, and synthesis. Of high interest to all those who work in the captivating areas of biologically active compounds and medicinal drug synthesis, in particular medicinal chemists, biochemists, and pharmacologists, the book aims to support current research efforts, while also encouraging future developments in this important field.
- Describes methods of synthesis, bioactivity and related drugs in key therapeutic areas
- Reviews the main drugs in each of nearly 40 key therapeutic areas, also examining their classification, novel structural features, models of action, and more
- Presents a practical layout designed for use as a quick reference tool by those working in drug design, development and implementation
1. General Anesthetics 2. Local Anesthetics 3. Analgesics 4. Soporific Agents (Hypnotics and Sedative Drugs) 5. Anxiolytics (Tranquilizers) 6. Antipsychotics 7. Antidepressants 8. Central nervous system stimulants 9. Antiepileptic Drugs 10. Antiparkinsonian drugs 11. Adrenergic (Sympathomimetic) Drugs 12. Adrenoblockers 13. Cholinomimetics 14. Anticholinergic Drugs 15. Centrally Acting Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 16. Antihistamine Drugs 17. Cardiotonic Inotropic Drugs 18. Antiarrhythmic drugs 19. Antianginal Drugs 20. Hypolipidemic and antihyperlipidemic drugs 21. Diuretics 22. Antihypertensive Drugs 23. Drugs for Treating Respiratory System Diseases 24. Antithrombotic Drugs (Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets and Thrombolytics) 25. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs 26. Hyperglycemic and Hypoglycemic Drugs 27. Steroid Hormones 28. Antineoplastic Agents 29. Immunopharmacological Drugs 30. Antibiotics 31. Antibacterial Drugs 32. Antimicobacterial Drugs 33. Antifungal Drugs 34. Antiviral Drugs 35. Drugs for Treating Protozoan Infections 36. Anthelmintics 37. Proton Pump Inhibitors 38. Drugs for Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction
Research Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona
Regents Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona