Side Effects of Drugs Annual 14/1990

Edited by

  • M.N.G Dukes
  • L. Beeley

The expert team of authors and editors working on the series have once again critically reviewed the vast amount of data on adverse drug reactions appearing annually. The Side Effects of Drugs Annual provides a complete overview of all known side effects of drugs, both major and obscure. The `Special Reviews' section gives special attention to up-to-date topics: - Lithium treatment and the kidneys - Benzodiazepines and brain damage - Tardive dyskinesia - The clinical spectrum of NSAID-induced upper gastrointestinal tract damage - The use of digoxin compared with other drugs in heart failure in sinus rhythm - The use of digoxin compared with other drugs in chronic uncomplicated atrial fibrillation - The importance of post-marketing surveillance - Immediate hypersensitivity reactions and cross-reactions to &bgr;-lactams - New and old macrolides, interactions and cytochrome P-450 - Management of amphotericin B toxicity - The present status of antimalarial drugs - The treatment of onchocerciasis - Efficacy, risk and chymopapain - Anaphylaxis to human albumin - Corticosteroids and growth - Ethnopharmacological perspectives - Chondroprotective agents - Adverse esophageal effects of non-orthodox medicine
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Book information

  • Published: December 1990
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-81346-6

Table of Contents

Essay: The Great Cholesterol Carrousel (M.N.G. Dukes and E. Helsing). 1. Central nervous system stimulants and anorectic agents (R.P. Sequeira and W. Lammers). 2. Antidepressant drugs (M.N.G. Dukes). 3. Lithium (M. Schou). 4. Drugs of Abuse (A.I. Green and C. Salzman). 5. Hypnotics and sedatives (T.C. Jerram). 6. Antipsychotic drugs (D. Capellà and J.-R. Laporte). 7. Anticonvulsant drugs (J.C. Mucklow). 8. Opioid analgesics and narcotic antagonists (A.H. Ghodse and B. Ghodse). 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 (M. Malinge and C. Larousse). 12. Local anesthetics (Y. Le Normand and C. Larousse). 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. Dermatological drugs, topical agents 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. &bgr;-Adrenoceptor antagonists and antianginal drugs. (M.N.G. Dukes) 20. Drugs acting on the cerebral and peripheral circulation (R. Verhaeghe and M. Verstraete). 21. Antihypertensive drugs (J.A. Steiner). 22. Diuretic drugs (G.T. McInnes). 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 (A.V. Astakhova and V.K. Lephakhin). 29. Antiprotozoal drugs (I. Nir). 30. Miscellanous antibacterial and antiviral drugs (J.E. Idänpään-Heikkilä and K. Aranko). 31. Drugs used in tuberculosis and leprosy (C.J. Ellis). 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 (M.N.G. Dukes). 36. Intravenous infusions (P.I. Folb). 37. Drugs affecting blood coagulation and hemostasis (J. Vermylen, Ph. Vanhove, M. Verstraete). 38. Gastrointestinal drugs (M.N.G. Dukes). 39. Immunomodulating agents (J. Descotes and J.-C. Evreux). 40. Vitamins (H.D. Reuter). 41. Corticotrophins and corticosteroids (S. Erill). 42. Sex hormones and related compounds including oral contraceptives (K.-W. von Eickstedt). 43. Thyroid hormones, iodine 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 (N. Bailey and G. Blackledge). 48. Radiological contrast media (G. Ansell). 49. Drugs used in ocular treatment (B.C.P. Polak). 50. Drugs used in non-orthodox medicine (P.A.G.M. de Smet). 51. Miscellaneous drugs and agents (N.H. Choulis).