Papich Handbook of Veterinary Drugs, 5th Edition
Choose the drug handbook recommended by practicing veterinarians! Papich Handbook of Veterinary Drugs, 5th Edition includes concise entries for more than 550 drugs, with appendices summarizing clinically relevant information at a glance. Nineteen new drug monographs are added to this edition, and over 100 drug monographs have been updated and revised. An Expert Consult website contains more than 150 instructional handouts that may be customized and printed out for client use. Ideal for use in the classroom and the clinic, this handy reference makes it easy for students to find the drug data and dosage recommendations needed to treat small and large animals, right when they need it!
- Over 550 concise drug monographs are organized alphabetically and cross-referenced by classification, trade, and generic name, providing quick and easy access to key information for each drug including:
• Generic and trade names, pronunciation, and functional classification • Pharmacology and mechanism of action • Indications and clinical uses • Precautionary information — adverse reactions and side effects, contraindications and precautions, and drug interactions — all featured in colored boxes for at-a-glance retrieval • Instructions for use • Patient monitoring and laboratory tests • Formulations available • Stability and storage • Dosage information for both small and large animals • Regulatory information
- Clinically relevant appendices help you determine appropriate therapeutic regimens and look up safety and legal considerations.
- NEW! 19 new drug monographs familiarize you with the latest drugs available for veterinary practice.
- UPDATED drug monographs include new information such as changes in doses, interactions, indications, adverse reactions, and contraindications.
- NEW! Expert Consult companion website replaces the former website and includes more than 150 customizable client information handouts for commonly prescribed drugs, including information on the prescribed drug and dosage, do’s and don’ts, and possible side effects.
- NEW! Removal of entries for drugs that have been taken off the market.
Listing of Drugs According to Functional and Therapeutic Classification
Alphabetical Drug Monographs
A: Information for Pharmacists
B: Prescription Writing Reference
C: Calculation of Drug Doses
D: Compounded Formulations: What to Look For to Detect Incompatibility or Instability
E: Controlled Substance Charts: United States and Canada
F: Drugs for Infections Commonly Seen in Small Animals
G: Antibiotic Drug Selection for Equine Bacterial Pathogens
H: Drugs that May Induce Cytochrome P450 Enzymes
I: Drugs that May Inhibit Cytochrome P450 Enzymes
J: Drugs that May Inhibit the P-Glycoprotein Membrane Transporter Coded by ABCB1 (formerly known as MDR1)
K: Drugs that are Substrates for the P-Glycoprotein Membrane Transporter Coded by ABCB1 (formerly known as MDR1)
L: Fluid Solution Composition
M: How to Report an Adverse Drug Reaction
N: Drugs Prohibited from Use in Food-Producing Animals
O: Performance Horse Drug Regulations and Restrictions, Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc., Uniform Classification Guidelines for Foreign Substances (Revised April 2015)
Mark G. Papich, DVM, MS, DACVCP, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology,College of Veterinary Medicine,North Carolina State University