• P. N. Patsalos


Methsuximide (Fig. 1) corresponds chemically to N-2-dimethyl-2-phenyl-succinimide with an empirical formula of C12H13NO2 and a molecular weight of 203.23.


Valproic Acid Active Metabolite Oral Ingestion Empirical Formula Therapeutic Drug Monitoring 
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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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