1st Edition

Handbook of Food-Drug Interactions





ISBN 9780849315312
Published April 29, 2003 by CRC Press
584 Pages

USD $185.00

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Book Description

With contributions from the fields of pharmacy, dietetics, and medicine, Handbook of Food-Drug Interactions serves as an interdisciplinary guide to the prevention and correction of negative food-drug interactions. Rather than simply list potential food-drug interactions, this book provides explanations and gives specific recommendations based on the frequency and severity of reactions. Each chapter brings together the unique talents and knowledge of practitioners in different disciplines who provide a clear, thorough treatment of this important subject.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Pharmacy: Basic Concepts. Biopharmaceutics of Orally Ingested Products. Drug Interactions: Basic Concepts. Nutrition and Metabolism. Food and Nutrition Update. Monitoring Nutritional Status in Drug Regimens. Gastrointestinal and Metabolic Disorders and Drugs. Drug Interactions in Nutrition Support. Alcohol: Interactions with Nutrition and Drugs. Nutrition and Drug Regimens in Older Persons. Obesity and Appetite Drugs. Nonprescription Drugs and Nutrient Interactions. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Interactions with Drugs. Dietary Counseling to Prevent Food-Drug Interactions. Prevention of Drug-Food Interactions. Drug Nutrient Interaction and Joint Commission for Health Care Organizations. Computers in Nutrient-Drug Interaction Management.

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Biography

Beverly J. McCabe, Eric H. Frankel, Jonathan J. Wolfe