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Saunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs Small and Large Animal

ISBN-10: 1437701523

ISBN-13: 9781437701524

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: Mark G. Papich

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Concise and easy-to-use, Saunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs, 3 rd Edition helps you find the specific drug facts you need to treat small and large animals, right when you need them! 550 drugs are organized alphabetically and cross-referenced by functional classification, trade, and generic names so you can access dosage recommendations, contraindications, side effects, possible adverse reactions, drug interactions, and more without the need to sort through a lengthy text. Plus, a companion website provides more than 150 clear, customizable handouts to help you easily communicate important drug information to your clients. All drug monographs are conveniently organized and cross-referenced to give you fast, easy access to key information for each drug, including:Generic and trade names, pronunciation, and functional classificationPharmacology and mechanism of actionIndications and clinical usesPrecautionary information -- adverse reactions and side effects, contraindications and precautions, and drug interactions -- presented in colored boxes for quick referenceInstructions for usePatient monitoring and laboratory testsFormulations availableStability and storageDosage informationRegulatory informationUpdated drug list details up-to-date dosages, updated and new indications, and withdrawal times for food animals.Clinically relevant appendices help you determine appropriate therapeutic regimens and reference safety and legal considerations. Comprehensive drug updates incorporate the most current indications, dosage information, instructions for use and storage, precautions, patient monitoring, available formulations, and regulatory information.New monographs familiarize you with 35 new drugs available for veterinary practice, including:Cefovecin (Convenia)Maropitant (Cerenia)Trilostane (Vetoryl)Dexmedetomidine (Dexdomitor)Dirlotapide (Slentrol) Companion PapichDrugFormulary.com website includes more than 150 client information handouts for the most commonly prescribed drugs.
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/3/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 896
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

#60;b#62;Jim E. Riviere,#60;/b#62; DVM, PhD, DSc (hon), ATS, is Distinguished Professor and Director for the Center for Chemical Toxicology Research and Pharmacokinetics with the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. He is also Editor for the Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.#60;br#62;#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Mark G. Papich#60;/b#62;, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVCP,is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University.

Listing of Drugs According to Functional and Therapeutic Classification
List of Trade and Brand Names Cross-Referenced to Drug Names
Alphabetical Drug Monographs (Pages 1-810) -- Comprehensive drug information for 550 of the most clinically relevant drugs available for veterinary practice!
Appendices
Calculation of Drug Doses
Controlled Substances Charts: United States and Canada
Drugs for Infections Commonly Seen in Small Animals
Antibiotic Drug Selection for Equine Bacterial Pathogens
Drugs That May Induce Cytochrome P-450 Enzymes
Drugs That May Inhibit Cytochrome P-450 Enzymes
Drugs That May Inhibit MDR1 (P-Glycoprotein)
Drugs That Are Substrates for MDR1 (P-Glycoprotein)
Fluid Solutions for Intravenous Use
Compounded Formulations: What to Look for to Detect Incompatibility or Instability
Prescription Writing Reference...Do's & Don'ts
How to Report an Adverse Drug Reaction
Drugs Prohibited from Use in Food-Producing Animals
Performance Horse Drug Regulations and Restrictions
Important Internet Sites for Drug Information
Important Contact Information for Veterinary Drug Information
Solution Compatibility Chart
Index