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28th Edition

Litt's Drug Eruption & Reaction Manual

Edited By

Neil H. Shear

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ISBN 9781032199726
January 3, 2022 Forthcoming by CRC Press
522 Pages

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Book Description

Litt’s Drug Eruption & Reaction Manual is a succinct clinical reference derived from Litt’s Drug Eruption & Reaction Database (, which currently holds over 1800 drug profiles with over 70,000 documented drug reactions, as evidenced by well over 150,500 references on PubMed. Internationally relied upon by medical practitioners for its unparalleled focus on adverse effects and cutaneous reactions, this 28th edition has been comprehensively updated with the essential information for an informed clinical decision. A one-year access to the associated database is now included in purchase of this year's edition. * Provides documentation of adverse reactions to the 1500 most consulted drug and herbal profiles * Gives clinicians managing patients with many different medications a route to making an informed decision about problematic reactions * Offers clinicians a one-stop reference for the essential information about a drug

Table of Contents

Introductory notes
Drug profiles: generic names A-Z
Descriptions of important reactions Drugs that cause important reactions
lnvestigational drugs for the treatment of COVID-19
Main classes of drugs
Class reactions
ACE inhibitors
Antibiotics, imidazole
Antibiotics, macrolide
Antidepressants, tricyclic
Antihistamines (H I)
Beta blockers
Biologics, immune checkpoint inhibitors
Biologics, monoclonal antibodies
Calcium channel blockers
Corticosteroids, topical
Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDS)
DPP-4 inhibitors
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)
Proton pump inhibitors (PPI)
TNF inhibitors
Tyrosine-kinase inhibitors
Genetic tables
Concordance of synonyms and trade names with generic names

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Neil H. Shear, MD, FRCPC, FACP is Professor of Dermatology and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Toronto, Canada.