Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology: A Handbook

Front Cover
Sarah H. Wakelin, Howard I. Maibach, Clive B. Archer
CRC Press, Jun 1, 2002 - Medical - 256 pages
There has been an increase in the use of systemic drug therapy for skin diseases during recent years. This reflects advances in drug development but many are potent drugs which can have serious or life threatening adverse effects. Aimed at dermatologists and general practitioners, this book provides an accessible and concise aid to prescribing and
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

PREFACE
4
CONTRIBUTORS
5
ABBREVIATIONS
8
ACITRETIN
9
ACNE ANTIBIOTICS
17
ANDROGENS
25
ANTIANDROGENS
32
ANTIFUNGALS
41
HYDROXYUREA
138
INTERFERONS
145
INTRAVENOUS IMMUNOGLOBULIN IVIg
155
ISOTRETINOIN
162
METHOTREXATE
172
MYCOPHENOLATE MOFETIL
182
NICOTINAMIDE
187
PSORALENS
191

ANTIHISTAMINES
64
ANTIMALARIALS
74
AZATHIOPRINE
81
CICLOSPORIN CYCLOSPORIN
89
CLOFAZIMINE
99
COLCHICINE
103
CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE
108
DAPSONE
114
FUMARIC ACID ESTERS
120
GLUCOCORTICOSTEROIDS
126
SULPHAPYRIDINE and SULPHAMETHOXYPYRIDAZINE
201
THALIDOMIDE
209
TREATMENT IN PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
215
TREATMENT IN CHILDHOOD
223
TREATMENT IN PATIENTS WITH RENAL DISEASE
233
TREATMENT IN PATIENTS WITH LIVER DISEASE
242
APPENDIX
250
BACK COVER
252
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information