Drug Information Handbook 2002-2003
Lexi-Comp, Incorporated, 2002 - Clinical pharmacology - 1761 pages
The Drug Information Handbook, 11th Edition, allows immediate access to comprehensive data on clinical medication use. The 11th edition covers 4,900 U.S. and Canadian medications, and includes 1,350 monographs. Searching is easy with the concise, dictionary-like format, alphabetical listings and cross-references of brand and generic medications. The Handbook is also available for the PDA. Featuring: Up to 34 key fields of information per drug monograph Interaction information separated into the following categories: Cytochrome P450 Effect, Increased Effect/Toxicity, Decreased Effect and Ethanol/Nutritional/Herb Interactions Labeled and unlabeled/investigational indications Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics information Adverse Reactions by percentage of occurrence Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Implications.
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Absorption Acetaminophen acid Additional Information Complete adjustment in renal administered Adults Adverse Reactions Agent amphotericin ampicillin anaphylaxis arrhythmias Aspirin Avoid bleeding bradycardia calcium Canadian Brand Names cardiac Cardiovascular caution in patients Central nervous system Children contraceptives Contraindications Hypersensitivity corticosteroids Decreased Effect Dexamethasone diarrhea digoxin disease divided doses Dosage adjustment Dosage Forms Drug Interactions Increased dyspnea edema Endocrine & metabolic enzyme erythromycin estrogen ethanol Ethinyl estradiol Gastrointestinal Half-life elimination headache hepatic impairment hormonal contraceptives hours Excretion hydrochloride hypercalcemia hypertension hypotension important or life-threatening infusion inhibitors inhibits Initial injection leukopenia Limited to important maximum Mechanism of Action medication metabolites mg/day mg/kg mg/kg/day mg/mL minutes mL/minute Monitoring Parameters nausea Neuromuscular & skeletal Nursing Implications Patient Information Pregnancy Risk Factor pruritus Pseudoephedrine rash renal impairment respiratory seizures serum sodium solution St John's wort syndrome Synonyms tablets Therapeutic Category therapy times/day toxicity treatment twice daily U.S. Brand Names urine vomiting Warnings/Precautions