Side Effects of Drugs Annual, Volume 19

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: C.J. van Boxtel
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444825315
eBook ISBN: 9780080879604
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 12th December 1996

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Table of Contents

Introduction (A. Herxheimer) 1. Central nervous system stimulants and anorectic agents (R.P. Sequeira). 2. Antidepressant drugs (P.J. Cowen). 3. Lithium (M. Schou). 4. Drugs of abuse (A.I. Green, E. Wong and J.K. Patel) 5. Hypnotics and sedatives (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 and drugs used in gout (A. Del Favero). 10. General anesthetics and anesthetic gases (Y. Guédès) 11. Local anesthetics (J.K. Aronson). 12. Neuromuscular blocking agents and skeletal muscle relaxants (M. Leuwer). 13. Drugs affecting autonomic functions of the extrapyramidal system (M. Schachter). 14. Dermatological drugs, topical agents, and cosmetics (A.C. de Groot). 15. Antihistamines (H1 - receptor antagonists) (L. Turner and V. Harris) 16. Drugs acting on the respiratory tract (G. Boman). 17. Positive inotropic drugs and drugs used in dysrhythmias (J.K. Aronson). 18. &bgr;-Adrenoceptor antagonists and antianginal drugs (A.P. Maggioni, M.G. Franzosi and R. Latini). 19. Drugs acting on the cerebral and peripheral circulations, 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 and disinfectants (P. Magee). 25. Penicillins, cephalosporins, other &bgr;-lactam antibiotics and tetracyclines (T. Midtvedt). 26. Miscellaneous antibacterial drugs (T. Walley). 27. Antifungal drugs (C. van Boxtel and A. Buitenhuis). 2


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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About the Serial Volume Editors

C.J. van Boxtel Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands