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Adverse Drug Interactions: A Handbook for Prescribers, Second Edition (2nd New edition)

Adverse Drug Interactions: A Handbook for Prescribers, Second Edition (2nd New edition)

By: Janaka Karalliedde (editor), Simon F. J. Clarke (editor), Ursula Collignon (editor), Lakshman Delgoda Karalliedde (editor)Paperback

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Adverse Drug Interactions: A Handbook for Prescribers assists clinicians by providing key information on potential adverse effects that can result from prescribing two or more drugs for simultaneous use. Interactions that are likely to give rise to life-threatening conditions, and which must therefore be completely avoided, are clearly highlighted. Less threatening but nonetheless important interactions necessitating practical measures, such as frequent monitoring and advice to patients, are also discussed.Presented in a user-friendly format, the book is organised by drug class and provides a brief summary of the mechanism underlying a particular interaction, alternative drugs lacking the same reactions that may be considered, and instructions for monitoring patients when adverse effects occur. All interactions listed in the previous edition have been reviewed and updated using the latest information available. The clinical reality of the widespread use of potent medicines, whether allopathic, herbal or traditional, has led to the inclusion of a chapter specifically addressing over-the-counter drugs and remedies. Importantly, the increasing relevance of drug interactions due to genetic polymorphisms of metabolizing enzymes and drug transporters and the associated influence of these in ethnic groups is discussed. Also discussed is the risk of interactions in many vulnerable population groups (e.g. infancy, pregnancy, infections, liver and kidney disease). This quick and easy reference guide brings together the current evidence base with a broad range of practical prescribing experience to produce a source of advice that can be used in the clinic, pharmacy, or at the patient's bedside.

About Author

Edited by Lakshman Delgoda Karalliedde, visiting professor, Faculty of Medicine Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and visiting senior lecturer, King's College London, UK Simon Clarke, Frimley Park NHS Foundation Trust, Camberley, UK Ursula Gotel nee Collignon, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK Janaka Karalliedde, King's College London School of Medicine, UK

Contents

Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular SystemSimon F.J. Clarke Drugs Acting on the Central Nervous SystemLakshman Delgoda Karalliedde and Harini Genegedera Anticancer and Immunomodulating DrugsPatrick Yong AnticoagulantsRebecca Chanda Antidiabetic DrugsYohan P. Samarasinghe and Janaka Karalliedde Other Endocrine DrugsMing Ming Teh and Yohan P. Samarasinghe AnalgesicsRuwan Parakramawansha Musculoskeletal DrugsWinglam Yeung Anesthetic Drugs: GeneralVasanthi Pinto and E. Queenie Veerasingam Drugs to Treat InfectionsUrsula Collignon Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal TractUrsula Collignon Respiratory DrugsLakshman Delgoda Karalliedde and Simon F.J. Clarke Metabolic DrugsSimon F.J. Clarke Obstetrics and GynecologyGregory Ian Giles and Simon F.J. Clarke Drugs Used to Treat the Urinary SystemSimon F.J. Clarke Drugs of AbuseLakshman Delgoda Karalliedde and Janaka Karalliedde MiscellaneousLakshman Delgoda Karalliedde, Janaka Karalliedde, and Seneka Abeyratne Over-the-Counter/Online Drugs, Traditional and Herbal RemediesLakshman Delgoda Karalliedde, Janaka Karalliedde, and Seneka Abeyratne Appendices: Factors Associated with Drug EffectsSimon F.J. Clarke, Lakshman Delgoda Karalliedde, and Ursula Collignon Factors Associated with Interactions (Polymorphisms, Ethnicity, Age, Disease States)Simon F.J. Clarke, Lakshman Delgoda Karalliedde, and Ursula Collignon Foods Implicated in Potentially Severe InteractionsLakshman Delgoda Karalliedde, Janaka Karalliedde, and Seneka Abeyratne Clinical Drug DevelopmentLakshman Delgoda Karalliedde and Janaka Karalliedde Assessments of Manifestations of DDIsSimon F.J. Clarke and Ursula Collignon Triptan SensationsLakshman Delgoda Karalliedde and Janaka Karalliedde Assessment of Severity of Liver DiseaseChulananda Goonasekera Prescribing Guidelines for Elderly PatientsAndrea Corsonello and Giuseppe Maltese Factors Affecting Efficacy of Anti-Infective AgentsNiroshini Manthri Giles and Lakshman Delgoda Karalliedde Assessments of ObesityLakshman Delgoda Karalliedde and H.M.U. Amila Jayasinghe

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781482236217
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1089
  • ID: 9781482236217
  • weight: 2086
  • ISBN10: 1482236214
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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