Side Effects of Drugs Annual - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444820051, 9780080879581

Side Effects of Drugs Annual, Volume 17

1st Edition

A Worldwide Yearly Critical Survey of New Data and Trends

Serial Volume Editors: C.J. van Boxtel
Serial Editors: Jeffrey K. Aronson
eBook ISBN: 9780080879581
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st August 1994


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Table of Contents

Contributors. List of Special Reviews. How to use this book. Preface (M.N.G. Dukes). Central nervous system stimulants and anorectic agents (R.P. Sequeira). Antidepressant drugs (A.H. Young, P.J. Cowen). Lithium (M. Schou). Drugs of abuse (E. Wong, C. Salzman, A.I. Green). Hypnotics and sedatives (T.C. Jerram). Antipsychotic drugs (D. Capellà, A. Figueras). Anticonvulsant drugs (M.J. Brodie). Opioid analgesics and narcotic antagonists (A.H. Ghodse, R.E. Edwards). Antipyretic analgesics (P. Parise, G. Agnelli). Anti-inflammatory analgesics and drugs used in rheumatoid arthritis and gout (A. Del Favero). General anesthetics and therapeutic gases (Y. Guédès, D. Carlhant-Kowalski). Local anesthetics (A. Chilloleau, Y. Guédès, D. Carlhant-Kowalski). Neuromuscular blocking agents and skeletal muscle relaxants (F.J. Richardson, S. Agoston). Drugs affecting autonomic functions or the extrapyramidal system (E.S. Johnson). Dermatologic drugs, topical agents and cosmetics (A.C. de Groot). Antihistamines (S. Etoe, L. Turner). Antiallergic and antitussive drugs (F.A. Nelemans). Positive inotropic drugs and drugs used in dysrhythmias (J.K. Aronson). &bgr;-adrenoceptor antagonists and antianginal drugs (A.P. Maggioni, M.G. Franzosi, R. Latini). Drugs acting on the cerebral and peripheral circulation (R. Verhaeghe, M. Verstraete). Antihypertensive drugs (F. Zannad). Diuretic drugs (G.T. McInnes). Metals (P.L.C.M. van Riel). Metal antagonists (R.H.B. Meyboom, I.A. Jaffe). Antiseptic drugs and disinfectants (P. Magee). Penicillins, cephalosporins and tetracyclines (T. Midtvedt). Miscellaneous antibiotics (T. Midtvedt). Antifungal drugs (V.K. Lephakhin, A.V. Astakhova). Antiprotozoal drugs (M. Pirmohamed, P.A. Winstanley). Miscellaneous antibacterial drugs (D. Greenwood). Antiviral drugs (P. Reiss, M.D. de Jong). Drugs used in tuberculosis and leprosy (C.J. Ellis). Anthelminthic drugs (A.G.C. Bauer). Enzymes and enzyme inhibitors (M.N.G. Dukes). Immunobiological preparations (S. Dittmann). Blood and blood products (H.W. Eijkhout, W.G. van Aken). Intravenous and parenteral infusions (P.I. Folb). Drugs affecting blood coagulation and hemostasis (J. Vermylen, A. Bols). Gastrointestinal drugs (J.M. Arnau, A. Vallano). Immunomodulating agents (J. Descotes, T. Vial). Vitamins (H.D. Reuter). Corticotrophins and corticosteroids (S. Erill). Sex hormones and related compounds including oral contraceptives (K.-W. von Eickstedt). Thyroid and antithyroid drugs (J.A. Franklyn). Insulin, glucagon and oral hypoglycemic drugs (H.M.J. Krans). Miscellaneous hormones and prostaglandins (J.R. Peters). Drugs affecting lipid metabolism (I. Aursnes). Cytostatics and immunosuppressive drugs (A. Stanley). Radiological contrast media and radiopharmaceuticals (G. Ansell). Drugs used in ocular treatment (B.C.P. Polak). Drugs used in non-orthodox medicine (M.N.G. Dukes). Miscellaneous drugs and agents (N.H. Choulis). International drug monitoring. Address list of national centres participating in the WHO drug monitoring scheme. Index of drugs. Index of side effects.


Under the supervision of the series editors, an international team of expert authors have gathered together the latest information on adverse drug effects from the international literature. In addition to describing new reports of adverse drug effects, the authors have subjected those reports to critical analysis, setting them into 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. A special feature is the reviews, in which selected adverse effects are discussed in depth. The use of the book is enhanced by three separate indexes, allowing the reader to enter the text by drug name, adverse effect name, or drug interaction.


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About the Serial Volume Editors

C.J. van Boxtel Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

About the Serial Editors

Jeffrey K. Aronson Serial Editor

Dr Jeffrey K. Aronson is a consultant clinical pharmacologist and physician in the Department of Primary Health Care in the University of Oxford and a consultant physician in the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust. He has been associated with the Meyler series since 1977 and has published many research papers on adverse drug reactions. He is President of the British Pharmacological Society and serves on many committees concerned with drug therapy, including the Technology Appraisal Committee of the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Joint Formulary Committees of the British National Formulary and the British National Formulary for Children.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK