Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this handbook provides complete, current, and easily accessible information on how psychotropic drugs interact with one another and with compounds used to treat non-psychiatric medical conditions. The book is organized for rapid reference, includes numerous tables, and offers guidelines for managing adverse effects.
The Third Edition includes an adverse drug effects table in the appendix section, tables on receptor binding and dosing, and the latest information on drugs of abuse and chemical dependence. This edition also includes drug-food interactions for each drug category and interactions of psychotropic drugs with HIV medications.
BASIC CONCEPTS KARTHIK VENKATAKRISHNAN ANTIDEPRESSANTS Section 2.1. Cyclic Antidepressants DOMENIC A. CIRAULO Section 2.2. SSRI Drug-Drug Interactions DOMENIC A. CIRAULO, RICHARD I. SHADER, and DAVID GREENBLATT Section 2.3. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors WAYNE L. CREELMAN and DOMENIC A. CIRAULO ANTIPSYCHOTICS DONALD C. GOFF and OLIVER FREUDRICH LITHIUM DOMENIC A. CIRAULO BENZODIAZEPINES DOMENIC A. CIRAULO ANTICONVULSANTS DOMENIC A. CIRAULO ss-BLOCKERS DOMENIC A. CIRAULO INTERACTIONS OF IMPORTANCE IN CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE JOHN A. RENNER ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY WAYNE CREELMAN and DONNA JEAN ECKLESDAFER