Frequently Prescribed Medications

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Frequently Prescribed Medications: Drugs You Need to Know is a practical study tool designed to educate and test students about the drugs that are most commonly used in practice, as well as a helpful reference on drug information for health professionals. This comprehensive resource reviews important concepts regarding the use of specific medications and provides clear and succinct information for the drugs that are commonly utilized in clinical practice, ambulatory practice, and hospital practice, including information on prescription, over-the-counter, and natural products. The information provided for each drug includes: Drug Class Mechanism of Action Common Brand Name(s) Generic Name Dosage Forms Indications Dosing for Each Indication Initial Dose Maintenance Dose Maximum Dose Renal Dosage Adjustment Adverse Reactions Absolute Contraindications Major Drug Interactions Pregnancy Category Key Counseling Points Including helpful end-of chapter review questions, Frequently Prescribed Medications is a user-friendly resource that will aid student comprehension and serve as a valuable reference for future study and practice. This guide provies excellent test preparation for the Top 200/300 Exams, and a handy reference for practicing health professionals. Instructor Resources: TestBank"
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Analgesics
1
Chapter 2 Antidiabetic Agents
15
Chapter 3 AntiInfective Agents
23
Chapter 4 Antineoplastics
49
Chapter 5 Cardiovascular Agents
61
Chapter 6 Central Nervous System Agents
79
Chapter 7 Endocrine Agents
113
Chapter 8 Gastrointestinal Agents
127
Chapter 10 LipidLowering Agents
151
Chapter 11 Miscellaneous Agents
159
Chapter 12 Ophthalmic Products
175
Chapter 13 Pulmonary and Allergy Agents
183
Chapter 14 Topical Products
203
Chapter 15 Natural Products Dietary Supplements and Nutrients
217
Answer Key
235
Index
237

Chapter 9 Hematologic Agents
141

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