Litt's Drug Eruption Reference Manual Including Drug Interactions

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 28, 2004 - Medical - 635 pages
The most widely acclaimed book for practicing dermatologists, now expanded and improved. A must for every dermatologist's office --and for hospital consultations--this updated and substantially enlarged edition answers the busy physician's need for a comprehensive, authoritative guide to the known adverse side effects of newly approved as well as commonly prescribed and over-the-counter drugs, herbals, and supplements. The easy-to-use format and wealth of information make this book and CD-ROM combination an essential resource for dermatologists and general practitioners.

Important features in this edition:
  • Extensive listing of over 1,000 adverse reactions
  • More than 950 generic and over 5,400 trade name drugs, herbals, and supplements
  • Identification of potentially hazardous drug-drug interactions
  • Citations of more than 25,000 references, up to October 2003
  • Coverage of dermatologic and other side effects that can develop from the use of commonly prescribed medications, OTC drugs, herbals, and supplements
  • Sixty-four color illustrations and descriptions of 101 common reaction patterns
  • Fully cross-referenced by drug and trade names with names of pharmaceutical companies plus indications, category, and half-life for each drug
  • The CD-ROM provides rapid access to all the drug profiles in the book
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