Side Effects of Drugs Annual 12/1988

Edited by

  • M.N.G. Dukes
  • L. Beeley

Once again the vast amount of data on adverse drug reactions appearing annually in the world literature has been critically reviewed by the expert team of authors and editors working on the series, and the book once more provides a complete overview of all known side effects of drugs, both major and obscure. Matters of topical interest are highlighted in the special review section. This year's list of special reviews (41 in total) includes i.a. Post-Chernobyl contamination of herbal products; Complications of blood donation; AIDS and transfusions; Increasing worldwide microbial resistance; A worldwide responsibility for all, including the pharmaceutical industry and WHO; Antibiotics with the ability to kill resting microbes - and patients; Tetracyclines used in food production: can they affect us?
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Book information

  • Published: June 1988
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-90491-1

Table of Contents

List of special reviews. How to use this book. Essay (M.C. Cone). 1. Central nervous system stimulants and anorectic agents (J. Knoll and K. Kelemen). 2. Antidepressant drugs (B. Blackwell and J.S. Simon). 3. Lithium (M. Schou). 4. Drugs of abuse (A.I. Green and C. Salzman). 5. Hypnotics and sedatives (T.C. Jerram). 6. Antipsychotic drugs (J.-R. Laporte and D. Capellà). 7. Anticonvulsant drugs (G.A.B. Davies-Jones). 8. Opioid analgesics and narcotic antagonists (A.H. Ghodse and J. Edeh). 9. Antipyretic analgesics (G. Agnelli). 10. Anti-inflammatory analgesics and drugs used in rheumatoid arthritis and gout (A. del Favero). 11. General anesthetics and therapeutic gases (J. Descotes and J.-C. Evreux). 12. Local anesthetics (J. Descotes and J.-C. Evreux). 13. Neuromuscular blocking agents and skeletal muscle relaxants (F.J. Richardson and S. Agoston). 14. Drugs affecting autonomic functions or the extrapyramidal system (I. Lunde). 15. Dermatologic drugs and cosmetics (A.C. de Groot and J.P. Nater). 16. Antihistamines (I. Lunde). 17. Antiallergic and antitussive drugs (F.A. Nelemans). 18. Positive inotropic drugs and drugs used in dysrhythmias (J.K. Aronson). 19. Antianginal drugs and &bgr;-adrenoceptor antagonists (J.C. Mucklow). 20. Drugs acting on the cerebral and peripheral circulation (M. Verstraete and R. Verhaeghe). 21. Antihypertensive drugs (J.A. Steiner). 22. Diuretic drugs (L.E. Ramsay). 23. Metals (P.L.C.M. van Riel). 24. Metal antagonists (R.H.B. Meyboom and I.A. Jaffe). 25. Antiseptic drugs and disinfectants (G. Reybrouck). 26. Penicillins, cephalosporins and tetracyclines (T. Midtvedt). 27. Miscellaneous antibiotics (T. Midtvedt). 28. Antifungal agents (V.K. Lephakhin and A.V. Astakhova). 29. Antiprotozoal drugs (I. Nir). 30. Miscellanous antibacterial and antiviral drugs (J.E. Idänpään-Heikkilä and J. Tuomisto). 31. Drugs used in tuberculosis and leprosy (J. Elis). 32. Anthelminthic drugs (A.G.C. Bauer). 33. Enzymes and enzyme inhibitors (M.N.G. Dukes). 34. Immunobiological preparations (S. Dittmann). 35. Blood and blood products (P.M. de Silva). 36. Intravenous infusions - solutions and emulsions (P.I. Folb). 37. Drugs affecting blood clotting and fibrinolysis (M. Verstraete and J. Vermylen). 38. Gastrointestinal drugs (M.J.S. Langman). 39. Immunomodulating agents (J. Descotes). 40. Vitamins (H.D. Reuter). 41. Corticotrophins and corticosteroids (S. Erill). 42. Sex hormones and related compounds including oral contraceptives (K.-W. von Eickstedt and M. Lang). 43. Thyroid and antithyroid drugs (R. Bouillon). 44. Insulin, glucagon and oral hypoglycemic drugs (H.M.J. Krans). 45. Miscellaneous hormones and prostaglandins (R. Bouillon and F.A. van Assche). 46. Drugs affecting lipid metabolism (O.R. Ødegaard). 47. Cytostatics and immunosuppressive drugs (K. Wierzba, Y. Yamada and M. Hanano). 48. Radiological contrast media and radiopharmaceuticals (G. Ansell). 49. Drugs used in ocular treatment (B.C.P. Polak). 50. Drugs used in non-orthodox medicine (A.G. Vulto and P. de Smet). 51. Miscellaneous drugs and agents (N.H. Choulis). International drug-monitoring. National Centers for Adverse Reaction Monitoring. Index of drugs. Index of side effects.