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Pocket Guide to Medications Used in Dermatology

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ISBN-10: 0683301063

ISBN-13: 9780683301069

Edition: 5th 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Andrew J. Scheman, David L. Severson

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New edition of a quick reference guide to information on dermatologic medications. Scheman (dermatology, Northwestern U. and Severson have added a section on widely used cosmetics for women, and direct-ordering telephone numbers for over-the-counter products made by smaller manufacturers that are increasingly hard to find in managed care situations and chain pharmacies. Substances covered include information on acne, topical anesthetics, antibiotics, anticancer drugs and immunomodulators, antifungals, antihistamines, corticosteroids, antiparasitics, psychotropics, a wide range of cosmetic preparations, and a few other miscellaneous categories. c. Book News Inc.
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Book details

Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 228
Size: 4.00" wide x 7.50" long
Weight: 0.176
Language: English

Prefacep. 3
Choosing Optimal Dermatologic Productsp. 5
Prescription Costsp. 9
Acne, Effects of Oral Contraceptives and Hormonesp. 10
Acne Medications, Oralp. 11
Acne Medications, Topicalp. 14
Alpha/Beta Hydroxy Acid, Retinol, and Antioxidant Prod (Selected)p. 18
Anesthetics, Topicalp. 20
Antibiotics, Drugs of Choice for Selected Problemsp. 26
Antibiotics, Oralp. 28
Antibiotics, Oral: Pediatric Dosagesp. 32
Antibiotics, Topicalp. 36
Anticancer Drugs and Immunomodulators (Including Antileprosy Agents and Antimalarials)p. 38
Anticholinergics (Selected)p. 51
Antifungals, Drugs of Choice for Selected Problemsp. 51
Antifungals, Oralp. 52
Antifungals, Topical Creamp. 56
Antifungals, Topical Ointmentp. 57
Antifungals, Topical, Otherp. 58
Antihistamines and Decongestantsp. 64
Antihistamine-Decongestant Combinationsp. 66
Antihistamines, Pediatric Dosagesp. 68
Antihistamines, Topicalp. 70
Antithyperlipidemics (Selected)p. 70
Antiparasiticsp. 72
Antiperspirants and Deodorantsp. 74
Antipruriticsp. 75
Antiseborrheicsp. 76
Antisepticsp. 78
Antiviralsp. 80
Basesp. 82
Bathsp. 84
Corticosteroids, Intralesional/Intramuscularp. 86
Corticosteroids, Oralp. 86
Corticosteroids, Topical Creamp. 88
Corticosteroids, Topical Hydrocortisonep. 90
Corticosteroids, Topical Ointmentp. 92
Corticosteroids, Topical, Otherp. 94
Debriding Agentsp. 96
Depigmenting Agentsp. 98
Emollients (Moisturizers)p. 98
Fish Oilsp. 116
Hair Growth Products, Hair Removal Productsp. 116
Hormones (Selected)p. 117
Keloid Productsp. 117
Keratolyticsp. 117
Miscellaneous Medications (Selected)p. 118
Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs, Antiarthriticsp. 120
Ophthalmics (Selected)p. 122
Otic Preparations (Selected)p. 124
Photosensitizersp. 126
Pigmenting Agents and Cover-Up Cosmeticsp. 127
Powders and Protectantsp. 128
Psychotropic Medications (Selected)p. 132
Shampoos and Conditionersp. 134
Shampoos, Therapeuticp. 158
Soaps, Cleansers, and Detergentsp. 162
Sunscreens: Base Typesp. 182
Sunscreens: Ingredients and Spectrump. 183
Sunscreens and Photoprotectantsp. 184
Tar, Anthralin, and Ichthammol Preparationsp. 190
Wart Medicationsp. 192
Wet Dressingsp. 194
Women's Cosmetics (Selected)p. 196
Indexp. 208
Products Indexed by Manufacturerp. 221
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