Saunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs

Saunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs : Small and Large Animal

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Concise and easy-to-use, "Saunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs, 3rd Edition" helps you find the specific drug facts you need to treat small and large animals, right when you need them! 550 drugs are organized alphabetically and cross-referenced by functional classification, trade, and generic names so you can access dosage recommendations, contraindications, side effects, possible adverse reactions, drug interactions, and more without the need to sort through a lengthy text. Plus, a companion website provides more than 150 clear, customizable handouts to help you easily communicate important drug information to your more

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  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 147.32 x 220.98 x 35.56mm | 975.22g
  • Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Saunders
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • colour tables, charts
  • 1437701523
  • 9781437701524
  • 222,839

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-Papich (clinical pharmacology, North Carolina State U.) presents a handbook of veterinary drugs for practitioners and students treating small and large companion animals and livestock. Organized alphabetically by generic name, 550 drugs are detailed in terms of trade name, pronunciation, and functional classification; pharmacology and mechanism of action; indications and clinical uses; precautionary information such as adverse effects, contraindications, and interactions; patient monitoring and lab tests; formulations; and dosage. This edition has a companion website, adds 35 new drugs and new evidence-based information for indications as well as updated clinical uses and regulatory requirements. More on drug stability, storage, and compounding are also included. Appendices provide dose calculations and information on controlled substances and prescription writing.- - Book News, more

Table of contents

Listing of Drugs According to Functional and Therapeutic Classification List of Trade and Brand Names Cross-Referenced to Drug Names Alphabetical Drug Monographs (Pages 1-810) -- Comprehensive drug information for 550 of the most clinically relevant drugs available for veterinary practice! Appendices A. Calculation of Drug Doses B. Controlled Substances Charts: United States and Canada C. Drugs for Infections Commonly Seen in Small Animals D. Antibiotic Drug Selection for Equine Bacterial Pathogens E. Drugs That May Induce Cytochrome P-450 Enzymes F. Drugs That May Inhibit Cytochrome P-450 Enzymes G. Drugs That May Inhibit MDR1 (P-Glycoprotein) H. Drugs That Are Substrates for MDR1 (P-Glycoprotein) I. Fluid Solutions for Intravenous Use J. Compounded Formulations: What to Look for to Detect Incompatibility or Instability K. Prescription Writing Reference ... Do's & Don'ts L. How to Report an Adverse Drug Reaction M. Drugs Prohibited from Use in Food-Producing Animals N. Performance Horse Drug Regulations and Restrictions O. Important Internet Sites for Drug Information P. Important Contact Information for Veterinary Drug Information Q. Solution Compatibility Chart Indexshow more

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