Clinical Ocular Toxicology: Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects

Clinical Ocular Toxicology: Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects

by Frederick T. Fraunfelder, Frederick W. Fraunfelder, Wiley A. Chambers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1416046739

ISBN-13: 9781416046738

Pub. Date: 09/19/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Written by international authorities in ocular toxicology, including the Founder of The National Registry of Drug-Induced Side Effects and its current Director, this essential resource provides the clinically relevant information you need to effectively diagnose and manage herbal, chemical, and drug-related ocular problems. Comprehensive coverage of all drugs&rsquo

Overview

Written by international authorities in ocular toxicology, including the Founder of The National Registry of Drug-Induced Side Effects and its current Director, this essential resource provides the clinically relevant information you need to effectively diagnose and manage herbal, chemical, and drug-related ocular problems. Comprehensive coverage of all drugs’ generic and trade drug names, primary uses, ocular and systemic side effects, and clinical significance make this book - like its best-selling predecessor, Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects - the ideal reference for quick, on-the-spot consultation.

• Leaders in the field provide need-to-know information on all aspects of ocular toxicology—all in one concise reference.
• Data from the National Registry of Drug Induced Ocular Side-Effects (Casey Eye Institute, Portland, OR) and the World Health Organization (Uppsala, Sweden) help you recognize and avoid drug-induced ocular side effects.
• A highly templated format makes retrieval of essential knowledge quick and easy.
• A wealth of full-color photographs provide vivid, visual diagnostic guidance.
• The latest information on approved medications helps you stay up to date and provide state-of-the-art care.
• Extensive coverage of principles of therapy, ocular drug delivery, methods to evaluate drug-induced visual side effects, and the role of electrophysiology and psychophysics gives you the knowledge you need to manage any challenge in ocular toxicology
• Authoritative guidance on ocular drugs and their use in pregnancy helps you safely manage the unique needs of these patients.
• The inclusion of the WHO classification system helps you determine whether a particular side effect is certain, probable, or likely to occur.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416046738
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/19/2008
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Instructions to Users

1 Principles of Therapy, Focke Ziemssen, MD, Manfred Zierhut, MD

2 Ocular Drug Delivery and Ocular Toxicology, Frederick T. “Fritz” Fraunfelder, MD

3 Methods to Evaluate Drug-Induced Visual Side Effects, Wiley A. Chambers, MD

4 Electrophysiology testing in Ocular Toxicology, Eberhart Zrenner, MD

5 National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects, Frederick W. “Rick” Fraunfelder, MD, Frederick T. “Fritz” Fraunfelder, MD

6 Herbal Medicines and Dietary Supplements - An Overview Frederick W. “Rick” Fraunfelder, MD

7 Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects

Section 1 – Anti-Infectives

* AIDS-Related Agents
• Amebicides
• Antihelmintics
• Antibiotics
• Antifungal Agents
• Antileprosy Agents
• Antimalarial Agents
• Antiprotozoal Agents
• Antitubercular Agents

Section 2 – Agents Affecting the Central Nervous System

* Analeptics
• Anorexiants
• Antianxiety Agents
• Anticonvulsants
• Antidepressants
• Antipsychotic Agents
• Psychedelic Agents
• Sedatives and Hypnotics

Section 3 – Analgesics, Narcotic Antagonists, and Agents Used to Treat Arthritis

* Agents Used to Treat Gout
• Antirheumatic Agents
• Mild Analgesics
• Narcotic Antagonists* Strong Analgesics

Section 4 – Agents Used in Anesthesia

* Adjuncts to Anesthesia
• General Anesthesia* Local Anesthetics
• Therapeutic Gases

Section 5 – Gastrointestinal Agents

* Agents Used to Treat Acid Peptic Disorders
• Antacids
• Antiemetics
• Antilipidemic Agents
• Antispasmodics
• Gastrointestinal and Urinary Tract Stimulants

Section 6 – Cardiac, Vascular and Renal Agents

* Agents Used to Treat Migraine
• Antianginal Agents
• Antiarrythmic Agents
• Antihypertensive Agents
• Bronchodilators
• Diuretics
• Osmotics
• Peripheral Vasodilators
• Vasopressors

Section 7 – Hormones and Agents Affecting Hormonal Mechanisms

* Adrenal Corticosteroids
• Androgens
• Antithyroid Agents
• Erectile Dysfunction Agents
• Estrogens and Progestogens
• Ovulatory Agents
• Thyroid Hormones

Section 8 – Agents Affecting Blood Formation and Coagulability

* Agents Used to Treat Deficiency Anemias
• Anticoagulants
• Blood Substitutes

Section 9 – Homeostatic Agents

* Agents Used to Treat Hyperglycemia

Section 10 – Agents Used to Treat Allergic and Neuromuscular Disorders

* Agents Used to Treat Myasthenia Gravis
• Antihistamines
• Antiparkinsonism Agents
• Cholinesterase Reactivators
• Muscle Relaxants

Section 11 – Oncolytic Agents

* Antineoplastic Agents

Section 12 – Heavy Metal Antagonists and Miscellaneous Agents

* Agents Used to Treat Alcoholism
• Calcium Regulating Agents
• Chelating Agents
• Diagnostic Aids
• Immunosuppressants
• Retinoids
• Solvents
• Vaccines

Section 13 – Drugs Used in Ophthalmology

* Agents Used to Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration
• Agents Used to Treat Allergies
• Agents Used to Treat Glaucoma
• Antiviral Agents
• Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors
• Decongestants
• Mydriatics and Cycloplegics
• Neurotoxins
• Ophthalmic Dyes
• Ophthalmic Implants
• Ophthalmic Preservatives and Antiseptics
• Proteolytic Enzymes
• Topical Local Anesthetics
• Topical Ocular Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
• Topical Osmotic Agents
• Viscoelastics

8 Chemical-Induced Ocular Side Effects, Devin Gattey, MD

* Acids
• Aerosals
• Alcohols
• Alkali
• Bleaches
• Detergents
• Glues
• Herbicides and Insecticides
• Hydrocarbons
• Miscellaneous

9 Herbal Medicines and Dietary Supplement-Induced Ocular Side Effects

10 Index of Side Effects

11 Index of Drug Names

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