Antibiotic Manual: A Guide to Commonly Used Antimicrobials

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PMPH-USA, 2011 - Medical - 488 pages
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Management of antibiotic therapy is one of the most complex and important areas in medicine. Once the clinician has selected an antimicrobial to use, this guide provides all the essential information required to administer the antimicrobial safely and effectively: dosing schedules, side effects/toxicity, drug-drug interactions, use in renal failure, hepatic dysfunction, paediatrics and pregnancy, and recommendations for breastfeeding. The information is organised in a visually attractive, user-friendly format.

This book is an essential tool for everyone who prescribes antimicrobials and needs convenient, practical yet comprehensive information on their use, including Primary Care Physicians, Hospitalists, Surgeons, Infectious Disease Specialists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, students, and others.
 

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Contents

Acyclovir Zovirax
11
Amoxicillin plus Clawulanate Potassium Augmentin Augmentin
18
Amphotericin B Liposomal Ambisome
24
Amphotericin BLipid Complex Abelcet
30
Anidulafungin Eraxis
37
ArteSunateSee Artemisinin
48
Azithromycin Zithromax Zmax
54
Bithionol Bitin
60
LOracarbef LOrabid
265
Mebendazole Vermox
271
Melarsoprol B MelB
277
Metronidazole Flagyl
283
Minocycline Dynacin Minocin
289
Nafcillin
295
Nevirapine Wiramune
302
NitaZOXanide Alinia
308

Cefadroxil Duricef
68
Cefdinir Omnicef
75
Cefixime Suprax
83
Cefpirome Cefrom Keiten Broact Cefir
96
CeftizOxime CefizOX
109
Chloroquine phosphate Aralen
125
Clofazimine Lamprene
140
Delavirdine Rescriptor
153
Efavirenz Sustiva
168
Emtricitabine Emtriva
173
Ertapenem InVanz
179
Ethambutol Myambutol
185
Famciclovir Famwir
192
Fosamprenavir Lexiva
199
Furazolidone FurOXOne
206
Gemifloxacin Factive
212
Halofantrine Halfan
219
Interferon alpha Infergen ROFERONA
226
traconazole SporanOX
232
Kanamycin Kantrex
238
Lamivudine plus Abacavir Epzicom
246
Lamivudine plus Zidovudine plus Abacavir Trizivir
252
Linezolid Zywox
259
0floxacin Floxin
315
0xacillin
322
Peginterferono2BPegintron
328
Pentamidine NebuPent
337
Piperazine citrate
345
Primaquine phosphate Primaquine
351
Quinacrine HCl Atabrine
358
Quinupristin plus Dalfopristin Synercid
364
Rifabutin Mycobutin
372
Rifampin plus soniazid Rifamate
378
Rifapentine Priftin
385
Ritonavir Norwir
392
Spectinomycin Trobicin
399
Stibogluconate Pentostam
406
Suramin S0dium Germanin
413
Telbivudine Tyzeka
419
Tenofovirplus Emtricitabine plus Efavirenz Atripla
425
Tetracycline Hydrochloride
430
Tinidazole Tindamax
443
Trimetrexate glucuronate Neutrexin
458
Woriconazole Wfend
472
Brand Name Index
485
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