Pediatric Dosage Handbook: Including Neonatal Dosing, Drug Administration, & Extemporaneous Preparations
Lexi-Comp, Jan 1, 2006 - Medical - 1810 pages
The Pediatric Dosage Handbook has been the trusted resource for medical professionals managing pediatric patients for over 12 years. This reference is organized into convenient sections for easy retrieval of critical information. Section one is introductory text, including helpful guidelines on the use of the handbook. Section two encompasses 778 drug monographs, listed alphabetically with extensive cross-referencing. Section three is the Appendix, with hundreds of charts and reviews of special topics, such as guidelines for treatment and therapy recommendations. The valuable Therapeutic Category and Key Word Index is found in section four.
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abacavir acid Administer Adults Adverse Reactions Cardiovascular Agent Amoxicillin amprenavir atazanavir Available Yes benzoate benzyl alcohol breast milk calcium Canadian Brand Names carbamazepine caution in patients Central nervous system Children clinical Contraindications Hypersensitivity corticosteroids Cytochrome P450 decrease Dermatologic dextromethorphan diarrhea digoxin disease divided doses Drug Interactions effects Endocrine & metabolic erythromycin Excretion in breast flavor Gastrointestinal Guaifenesin Half-life Hematologic hepatic hypertension hypokalemia hypotension increase Infants infusion inhibitors Issues Sound-alike/look-alike issues Lactation Excretion liver maximum dose Mechanism of Action Medication Safety Issues metabolite mg/5 mL mg/day mg/kg mg/kg/day divided mg/kg/dose mg/mL minutes mL/minute Monitoring Parameters nausea neonates Neuromuscular & skeletal Parenteral Patient Information peak serum concentration Pharmacokinetics Pharmacokinetics Absorption phenytoin Precautions Pregnancy Risk Factor Protein binding pruritus Pseudoephedrine rash recommended reconstitution renal impairment respiratory ritonavir room temperature Safety Issues Sound-alike/look-alike sodium benzoate solution syndrome Tablet Therapeutic Category therapy times/day toxicity treatment twice daily U.S. Brand Names urine vomiting