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Handbook of Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology

2nd Edition

Edited by Sarah H. Wakelin, Howard I. Maibach, Clive B. Archer

CRC Press

322 pages

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The Handbook of Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology helps prescribers and patients make rational decisions about drug treatment while considering known risks and potential unwanted effects. Written for dermatologists, family practitioners, pharmacists, and specialist nurses, this completely revised and updated second edition of a bestseller prov

Table of Contents

Acitretin. Acne Antibiotics. Alitretinoin. Androgens. Antiandrogens. Antibiotics Commonly Used for Skin Infections. Antifungals. Antihistamines. Antimalarials. Antivirals for Herpes Viruses. Azathioprine. Azole antihelminths. Ciclosporin. Clofazimine. Colchicine. Corticosteroids. Cyclophosphamide. Dapsone. Fumaric Acid Esters. Hydroxycarbamide. Interferons. Intravenous Immunoglobulin. Isotretinoin. Ivermectin. Methotrexate. Mycophenolate Mofetil. Potassium Iodide. Propranolol. Psoralens. Rituximab. Sulfapyridine & Sulfamethoxypyridazine. Thalidomide. Tumour Necrosis Factor Antagonists. Ustekinumab. Vismodegib. Systemic Therapy in Children. Systemic Therapy & Liver Disease. Systemic Therapy & Kidney Disease. Further Reading. Appendices.

About the Editors

Edited by

Sarah H. Wakelin, BSc, MB, BS, FRCP, consultant dermatologist, St. Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, and honorary senior lecturer, Imperial College London, UK

Howard I. Maibach, MD, professor, Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Clive B. Archer, BSc, MB, BS, MSc Med Ed, MD, PhD (Lond), FRCP (Edin, Glasg, Lond), consultant dermatologist, St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, and visiting senior lecturer in pharmacology, Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King's College London, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MEDICAL / Family & General Practice
MEDICAL / Pharmacology