Textbook of Ocular Pharmacology

ISBN-10: 0781703069

ISBN-13: 9780781703062

Edition: 3rd

List price: $199.00
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For currently available ophthalmic drugs, provides information on its history and source, official drug name and chemistry, pharmacology, clinical pharmacology, pharmaceuticals, pharmaco-kinetics, therapeutic uses, side effects and toxicity, high-risk groups, drug interactions, and major clinical trials. Also considers such aspects as delivery systems, ethical issues, and prospects for classes or types of drugs. Arranged in sections on general ocular pharmacology, glaucoma, retina, cornea and external diseases, uveitis, anesthesia, pediatrics, and diagnostic drugs. A reference for practicing and training ophthalmologists. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Book details

List price: $199.00
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 928
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.390
Language: English

Section Editors
Contributing Authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Overviewp. 1
The History of Ocular Pharmacologyp. 3
Pharmacodynamics: Drug-Receptor Interactionsp. 9
Drug Reactions Not Mediated via Receptorsp. 35
Cholinergicsp. 41
Eicosanoid Receptors in Ocular Tissuesp. 51
Steroids in Ocular Therapyp. 61
Adrenergic Pharmacology of the Anterior Segmentp. 75
Immunosuppressive Therapy for Uveitisp. 95
Ocular Pharmacokineticsp. 119
Basic Considerations of Ocular Drug-Delivery Systemsp. 139
Development of New Drugs for Ophthalmologyp. 151
Ethical Issues in Ophthalmic Researchp. 165
The Ophthalmologist as Clinical Investigatorp. 171
Introduction to Toxicologyp. 179
Effect of Disease on Drug Dispositionp. 187
Effect of Age on Drug Dispositionp. 197
Effect of Pregnancy on Drug Dispositionp. 205
Overviewp. 217
Definitions and Classification of Glaucomap. 219
Direct, Indirect, and Dual-Action Parasympathetic Drugsp. 221
Epinephrine and Dipivefrinp. 239
Alpha-2 Agonists in Glaucoma Therapyp. 247
Thymoxamine (Alpha-Adrenergic Antagonist)p. 255
Beta-blockersp. 261
Oral Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitorsp. 277
Topical Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitorsp. 287
Hyperosmotic Agentsp. 291
Antifibrosis Agents: Pharmacologic Inhibition of Wound Healingp. 297
Prostaglandins and Prostaglandin Analoguesp. 315
Future Role of Neuroprotective Agents in Glaucomap. 329
Medical Trabeculocanulotomyp. 341
Physiologic Aspects of Glaucoma and Its Current and Future Managementp. 347
Overviewp. 361
Antibiotics and Antifungalsp. 363
Antivirals in the Treatment of Retinal Diseasesp. 387
Pharmacologic Therapy for Cystoid Macular Edemap. 409
Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy: Biology and Pharmacologyp. 417
Drugs Affecting the Coagulation/Fibrinolysis Pathwaysp. 429
Ocular Pharmacology of Diabetic Retinopathyp. 443
Medical Therapy for Macular Degenerationp. 447
Angiogenesis and Growth Factorsp. 455
Overviewp. 471
Penicillins and Cephalosporinsp. 473
Antiparasitic Agentsp. 493
The Tetracyclinesp. 507
Erythromycin, Clarithromycin, and Azithromycinp. 515
Chloramphenicolp. 525
Aminoglycosides in Ophthalmologyp. 531
Fluoroquinolonesp. 537
Peptide Antibiotics: Vancomycin, Bacitracin, and Polymyxin Bp. 549
Rifampinp. 559
Amebic Disease of the Eyep. 565
Antiviralsp. 575
Pharmacotherapy of Fungus Infections of the Eyep. 587
Antiallergic Therapiesp. 609
Intraocular Irrigating Solutionsp. 635
Surgical Viscoelastic Substancesp. 655
Antiseptics and Disinfectantsp. 661
Mitomycin Treatment of Corneal Diseasep. 667
Cyanoacrylate Tissue Adhesivesp. 671
Future Developments in Corneal Therapy: Growth Factorsp. 675
Overviewp. 681
Pharmacology of Medical Therapy for Uveitisp. 683
Mydriatic and Cycloplegic Agentsp. 703
Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugsp. 713
Immunosuppressive Chemotherapyp. 723
Overviewp. 763
Anesthetic and Perianesthetic Medicationsp. 765
Anesthetic Considerations for Ophthalmic Surgeryp. 771
Overviewp. 781
Topical Ophthalmic Preparations Used for Infants and Childrenp. 783
Cycloplegic Agentsp. 787
Topical and Local Anesthetic Agentsp. 791
Antiglaucoma Medicationsp. 795
Ocular Antiinflammatory Agentsp. 801
Overviewp. 805
Mydriatic and Cycloplegic Drugsp. 807
Drugs for the Diagnosis of Pupillary Disordersp. 827
Drugs for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Myasthenia Gravisp. 837
Sodium Fluorescein and Other Tissue Dyesp. 849
Subject Indexp. 865
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