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Clinical Ocular Toxicology

Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects

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.

Audience
Ophthalmologists and Optometrists

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Published: June 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-4673-8

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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