Adverse Drug Interactions: A Handbook for Prescribers: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Adverse Drug Interactions: A Handbook for Prescribers

1st Edition

Edited by Lakshman Delgoda Karalliedde, Simon Clarke, Ursula Gotel nee Collignon, Janaka Karalliedde

CRC Press

849 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429103131
pub: 2010-01-29
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Description

This handy, portable book provides information on potential adverse effects when prescribing two or more drugs for simultaneous use, organised by drug class in a convenient, user-friendly format. Interactions that are likely to give rise to life-threatening conditions and which must therefore be completely avoided are clearly highlighted. Less thre

Table of Contents

Cardiovascular drugs. Drugs acting on the nervous system. Anticancer and immunomodulating drugs. Anticoagulants. Anitdiabetic drugs. Other endocrine drugs. Analgesics. Muscoskeletal drugs. Anaesthetic drugs. Drugs to treat infections. Drugs acting on the gastrointestinal tract. Respiratory drugs. Metabolic drugs. Drugs used in obstetrics and gynaecology. Urological drugs. Drugs of abuse.

About the Editors

Lakshman Karalliedde DA FRCA
Visiting Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Health Sciences, King's College London School of Medicine;
Consultant Medical Toxicologist, Health Protection Agency, London, UK

Simon F. J. Clarke DA FRCS(Ed) FCEM
Consultant Emergency Medicine Physician,
Frimley Park NHS Foundation Trust, UK;
Honorary Consultant Medical Toxicologist,
Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division (London),
Health Protection Agency, UK

Ursula Collignon BPharm MRPharmS
Senior Pharmacist, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
London, UK

Janaka Karalliedde MBBS MRCP
Clinical Lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology, King's College London School of Medicine, King's College London, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology