Side Effects of Drugs Annual 28: A worldwide yearly survey of new data and trends in adverse drug reactions / Edition 28

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Side Effects off Drugs Annual 28:
Back cover text:

Volume 28 in the series of Side Effects of Drugs Annuals (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/series/seda) continues to serve its primary goal: to provide clinicians and medical investigators with a reliable and critical yearly survey of new data and trends in the area of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions. An international team of specialists has reviewed new data and trends by selecting from the year's writing all that is truly new and informative, by critically interpreting it, and by pointing to whatever is unproven or misleading. The use of the book is enhanced by separate indexes, allowing the reader to access the text via drug name, adverse effect, or drug interaction.

The current annual includes an essay by the editor, Dr Jeffrey Aronson, entitled 'Classifying Drug Adverse Reactions in the 21st Century.' In it he describes how the modern approach to classifying adverse drug reactions takes into account the dose that causes the reaction, the time-course of the reaction, and the susceptibility factors that increase the individual patient's risk, and shows how this analysis can facilitate regulatory decision making.

The Side Effects of Drugs Annuals include special reviews, an important feature of the series. The special reviews are short articles that deal in depth with a specific topic of current interest, typographically distinguished from the rest of the text, and marked by the prescription symbol of the eye of Horus. This volume includes a list of Special Reviews in this volume and an index of Special Reviews in previous volumes.

The Special Reviews in this Annual include, among others:
* Antipsychotic drugs and new-onset diabetes mellitus
* Do NSAIDs inhibit the cardioprotective effects of acetylsalicylic acid?
* Treating asthma during pregnancy
* Prudent future use of antibiotics
* Metabolic complications and antiretroviral therapy
* The safety of thiomersal-containing vaccines
* MMR vaccine and autism
* Vinca alkaloids
* Safety issues involving herbal medicines: kava as a case study
* Errors in drug administration

The related encyclopaedia, Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs, The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions, Fifteenth Edition (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/Meyler), will be published in 2006.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780444515711
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 12/29/2005
  • Series: Side Effects of Drugs Annual Series
  • Format: Other
  • Edition number: 28
  • Pages: 694
  • Product dimensions: 1.56 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Jeffrey K. Aronson is a consultant clinical pharmacologist and physician in the Department of Primary Health Care in the University of Oxford and a consultant physician in the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust. He has been associated with the Meyler series since 1977 and has published many research papers on adverse drug reactions. He is also the editor of Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs and the Side Effects of Drugs Annual series. He is President of the British Pharmacological Society and serves on many committees concerned with drug therapy, including the Technology Appraisal Committee of the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Joint Formulary Committees of the British National Formulary and the British National Formulary for Children.
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Table of Contents

Classifying adverse drug reactions in the 21st century
J.K. Aronson

1. Central nervous system stimulants and drugs that suppress appetite
R.P. Sequeira

2. Antidepressant drugs
P.J. Cowen

3. Lithium
D.L. Dunner

4. Drugs of abuse
J.K. Patel, Timothy E Ralston, and E.J. wong

5. Hypnotics and sedatives
S. Curran and S. Musa

6. Antipsychotic drugs
A. Carvajal,L.H. Martín Arias and Natalia Jimeno

7. Antiepileptic drugs
A. Gil-Nagel

8. Opioid analgesics and narcotic antagonists
A.H. Ghodse and A.M. Baldacchino

9. Anti-inflammatory and antipyretic analgesics and drugs used in gout
A. Del Favero

10. General anesthetics and therapeutic gases
Y. Young

11. Local anesthetics
S.A. Schug, P. Flisberg, S.A. Jackson, D.J. O’Connnor

12. Neuromuscular blocking agents and skeletal muscle relaxants
O. Zuzan and M. Leuwer

13. Drugs that affect autonomic functions or the extrapyramidal system
M. Schachter

14. Dermatological drugs and topical agents
S.R. Knowles, G. Wong, N.H. Shear

15. Antihistamines (H1 receptor antagonists)
G.M. Walsh

16. Drugs acting on the respiratory tract
M. Joerger, K. Hartmann, and M. Kuhn

17. Positive inotropic drugs and drugs used in dysrhythmias
J.K. Aronson

18. Beta-adrenoceptor antagonists and antianginal drugs
A.P. Maggioni, M.G. Franzosi, and R. Latini

19. Drugs acting on the cerebral and peripheral circulations
R. Verhaeghe

20. Antihypertensive drugs
P. Joubert

21. Diuretics
D.A. Sica

22. Metals
G.B. van der Voet and F.A. de Wolff

23. Metal antagonists
R.H.B. Meyboom

24. Antiseptic drugs and disinfectants
P. Magee

25. Penicillins, cephalosporins, other beta-lactam antibiotics, and tetracyclines
T. Midtvedt

26. Miscellaneous antibacterial drugs
A. Imhof

27. Antifungal drugs
A.H. Groll, H. Kolve, and T.J. Walsh

28. Antiprotozoal drugs
J. Buser, K. Fattinger

29. Antiviral drugs
P.L. Vernazza, P. Schmid

30. Drugs used in tuberculosis and leprosy
S. Swaminathan

31. Antihelminthic drugs
P.J.J. van Genderen

32. Vaccines
S. Dittmann

33. Blood, blood components, plasma and plasma products
P.J.M. Vossebeld, P. Stangers and W.G. van Aken

34. Formulations used in nutrition
M.C. Allwood and G. Hardy

35. Drugs affecting blood coagulation, fibrinolysis, and hemostasis
D. Keeling and J.K. Aronson

36. Gastrointestinal drugs
S. Dar, H.N. Dalton

37. Drugs that act on the immune system: cytokines and monoclonal antibodies
T.Vial, J. Descotes, C. Ludwig, and M. Behrend

38. Drugs that act on the immune system: immunosuppressive and immunostimulatory drugs
F. Braun and M. Behrend

39. Corticotrophins, corticosteroids, and prostaglandins
J. Costa and M. Farré

40. Sex hormones and related compounds, including hormonal contraceptives
M.N.G. Dukes

41. Thyroid hormones iodine, and antithyroid drugs. J.A. Franklyn

42. Insulin, glucagon, and hypoglycemic drugs
H.M.J. Krans

43. Miscellaneous hormones
R. Page

44. Drugs that affect lipid metabolism
I. Aursnes

45. Cytostatic drugs
Hans-Peter Lipp, Jörg Thomas Hartmann, and Andrew Stanley

46. Radiological contrast agents
S.K. Morcos

47. Drugs used in ocular treatment
B.C.P. Polak

48. Treatments used in complementary and alternative medicine
E. Ernst

49. Miscellaneous drugs and materials, medical devices and techniques
N.H. Choulis and J.K. Aronson

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