The Top 100 Drug Interactions: A Guide to Patient Management, 2013 edition, is a pocket-sized reference to drug interactions written by the acknowledged experts in the field. The book contains information on over 6800 individual, clinically significant drug interactions which are grouped by object and precipitant drugs. The table of CYP450 and transporter substrates and modifiers includes over 400 drugs and, unlike other sources, includes only data based on human in vivo studies. The Top 100 Drug Interactions focuses on the drug interactions that really matter. This book will help you manage the risk of a dangerous drug-drug interaction. Each drug interaction description includes a brief summary of the interaction. Unlike most drug interaction publications, The Top 100 Drug Interactions offers clear management options so you can select an appropriate way to avoid potential adverse effects that may result from the drug interaction. Over 100 interactions between drugs and herbal products are also described. The index lists drugs by both their generic and trade names for easy reference. The book is updated annually to ensure timely information is always available.
About the Author
Drs. Philip Hansten and John Horn, Professors of Pharmacy at the University of Washington, are recognized internationally as authorities in the field of drug interactions. They have a combined experience of more than 75 years of study in the field of drug interactions and have lectured extensively in the US and in over 20 foreign countries. Most of their scholarship has been translational research designed to bring the basic principles of drug interactions to into clinical focus to enable practitioners to make improved patient decisions for the management of drug interactions. They have developed a unique system of drug interaction classification based on patient risk and management options as well as an objective scale to evaluate the causation of potential drug interaction-induced adverse drug events. The problem of alert fatigue in computerized drug interaction clinical decision software has been successfully addressed by employing evidence-based, Drs. Hansten and Horn have published hundreds of articles on drug interactions and maintain a website (hanstenandhorn) devoted to drug interactions. Their drug interaction books have been translated into 6 languages.