Side Effects of Drugs Annual

Edited by

  • C.J. van Boxtel, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Series Editor:

  • Jeffrey K. Aronson, MA DPhil MBChB FRCP FBPharmacolS FFPM(Hon), Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

The very latest information on adverse drug effects from the international literature, compiled by an international team of experts.

New reports are presented of adverse drug effects, critically analysed in context, in terms of clinical relevance and importance, and cross-referring to previous reports where necessary. New adverse effects are reported and evaluated, and previously reported adverse effects are re-evaluated in the light of the most recent information.

Unique features:

Reviews in which selected adverse effects are discussed in depth.

Two separate indexes enhance the use of the book, allowing the reader to access information by drug name or by, adverse effects.

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Book information

  • Published: December 1996
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-82531-5

Table of Contents

Introduction (A. Herxheimer) 1. Central nervous systemstimulants and anorectic agents (R.P. Sequeira). 2.Antidepressant drugs (P.J. Cowen). 3. Lithium (M. Schou). 4. Drugsof abuse (A.I. Green, E. Wong and J.K. Patel) 5. Hypnotics andsedatives (S. Curran) 6. Neuroleptic and antipsychotic drugs (A.Carvajal Garcia Pando) 7. Anticonvulsant drugs (E. Perucca). 8.Narcotic analgesics and antagonists (A.H. Ghodse and R.E.Edwards). 9. Anti-inflammatory and antipyretic analgesics anddrugs used in gout (A. Del Favero). 10. General anesthetics andanesthetic gases (Y. Guédès) 11. Local anesthetics(J.K. Aronson). 12. Neuromuscular blocking agents and skeletalmuscle relaxants (M. Leuwer). 13. Drugs affecting autonomicfunctions of the extrapyramidal system (M. Schachter). 14.Dermatological drugs, topical agents, and cosmetics (A.C. deGroot). 15. Antihistamines (H1 - receptor antagonists) (L. Turnerand V. Harris) 16. Drugs acting on the respiratory tract (G.Boman). 17. Positive inotropic drugs and drugs used indysrhythmias (J.K. Aronson). 18. &bgr;-Adrenoceptor antagonistsand antianginal drugs (A.P. Maggioni, M.G. Franzosi and R.Latini). 19. Drugs acting on the cerebral and peripheralcirculations, including drugs used in migraine (R. Verhaeghe).20. Antihypertensive drugs (F. Zannad) 21. Diuretic drugs (G.T.McInnes). 22. Metals (G.B. van der Voet and F.A de Wolff). 23.Metal antagonists (R.H.B. Meyboom). 24. Antiseptic drugs anddisinfectants (P. Magee). 25. Penicillins, cephalosporins, other&bgr;-lactam antibiotics and tetracyclines (T. Midtvedt). 26.Miscellaneous antibacterial drugs (T. Walley). 27. Antifungaldrugs (C. van Boxtel and A. Buitenhuis). 28. Antiprotozoal drugs(M. Pirmohamed and P.A. Winstanley). 29. Antiviral drugs (P.Reiss and M.D. de Jong). 30. Drugs in tuberculosis and leprosy(C.J. Ellis). 31. Anthelminthic drugs (A.G.C. Bauer). 32.Vaccines (S. Dittmann). 33. Blood and blood products (W.G. vanAken and H.W. Eijkhout). 34. Intravenous infusions - solutionsand emulsions (P.I. Folb). 35. Drugs affecting blood clotting,fibrinolysis and hemostasis (J. Vermylen). 36. Gastrointestinaldrugs (R.E. Pounder). 37. Drugs acting on the immune system (J.Descotes and T. Vial). 38. Vitamins (H.D. Reuter). 39.Corticotrophins and corticosteroids (J. Costa and M. Farre). 40.Hormonal contraceptives and sex hormones (A. Buitenhuis and C.van Boxtel). 41. Thyroid hormones and antithyroid drugs (J.A.Franklyn). 42. Insulin, glucagon, and oral hypoglycemic drugs(H.M.J. Krans). 43. Miscellaneous hormones and prostaglandins(J.R. Peters). 44. Drugs affecting lipid metabolism (I. Aursnes)45. Cytostatic drugs (A. Stanley). 46. Radiological contrastmedia and radiopharmaceuticals (P. Dawson). 47. Drugs used on theeyes (B.C.P. Polak). 48. Drugs used in non-orthodox medicine (E.Ernst) 49. Miscellaneous drugs, materials and medical devices(N.H. Choulis).