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Overview of Systemic Pharmacotherapeutics of the Nervous System

By

Linda Shell

, DVM, DACVIM-Neurology, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Last full review/revision Mar 2015 | Content last modified Mar 2015

Drugs used to modify or treat disorders of the nervous system fall into several categories: anticonvulsants or antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), tranquilizers, sedatives, analgesics, and psychotropic agents. Also see Principles of Therapy of Neurologic Disease, discussed in Analgesic Pharmacology, and Principles of Pharmacologic and Natural Treatment for Behavioral Problems.

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