Clinician's Pocket Drug Reference by Leonard Gomella, Steven Haist, Aimee Adams

By Leonard Gomella, Steven Haist, Aimee Adams

SAFELY PRESCRIBE AND ADMINISTER greater than 1,400 OF the medicine in general utilized in medical perform WITH THIS ULTRA-CONVENIENT POCKET GUIDE!


  • Organized alphabetically by means of typical drug identify
  • Common makes use of, mechanisms of motion, dosages (adult and pediatric), warnings/precautions, shape provided, and notes/common uncomfortable side effects
  • Summaries of FDA "Black field" precautions and contraindications
  • Includes an inventory of the medicines prepared via drug category
  • Covers normal and natural brokers
  • Updated to mirror new medicines, removing of substances taken off the marketplace, new formulations, and adjustments in licensed use of current medications

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Peds. 8 mg/kg/24 h to 150 mg/24 h max ÷ doses daily-bid. 10-12 y: 100–200 mg/d in 1–2 ÷ doses; ↓ in renal impair Caution: [C, M] Disp: Caps 100 mg; tabs 100 mg; soln 50 mg/5 mL SE: Orthostatic ↓ BP, edema, insomnia, depression, irritability, hallucinations, dream abnormalities Amifostine (Ethyol) Uses: *Xerostomia prophylaxis during RT (head, neck, ovarian, non-small-cell lung CA); ↓ renal tox w/ repeated cisplatin* Action: Prodrug, dephosphorylated by alkaline phosphatase to active thiol metabolite Dose: 910 mg/m2/d 15-min IV inf 30 min prior to chemo Caution: [C, +/–] CV disease Disp: 500-mg vials powder, reconstitute in NS SE: Transient ↓ BP (>60%), N/V, flushing w/ hot or cold chills, dizziness, ↓ Ca2+, somnolence, sneezing.

Joseph’s) Tramadol (Ultram, Ultram ER) Tramadol/Acetaminophen (Ultracet) Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Agents Celecoxib (Celebrex) Diclofenac (Cataflam, Flector, Voltaren) Diflunisal (Dolobid) Etodolac Fenoprofen (Nalfon) Flurbiprofen (Ansaid, Ocurfer) Ibuprofen (Motrin, Rufen, Advil) Indomethacin (Indocin) Ketoprofen (Orudis, Oruvail) Ketorolac (Toradol) Meloxicam (Mobic) Nabumetone (Relafen) Naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Anaprox) Oxaprozin (Daypro) Piroxicam (Feldene) Sulindac (Clinoril) Tolmetin (Tolectin) Miscellaneous Pain Medications Amitriptyline (Elavil) Imipramine (Tofranil) Pregabalin (Lyrica) Tramadol (Ultram) Ziconotide (Prialt) RESPIRATORY AGENTS Antitussives, Decongestants, & Expectorants Acetylcysteine (Acetadote, Mucomyst) Benzonatate (Tessalon Perles) Codeine Dextromethorphan (Mediquell, Benylin DM, PediaCare 1) 23 Classification Guaifenesin (Robitussin) Guaifenesin & Codeine (Robitussin AC, Brontex) Guaifenesin & Dextromethorphan Hydrocodone & Guaifenesin (Hycotuss Expectorant) Hydrocodone & Homatropine (Hycodan, Hydromet) Hydrocodone & Pseudoephedrine (Detussin, Histussin-D) Hydrocodone, Chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine, Acetaminophen, & Caffeine (Hycomine) Potassium Iodide (SSKI, Thyro-Block) Pseudoephedrine (Sudafed, Novafed, Afrinol) Formoterol (Foradil Aerolizer) Isoproterenol (Isuprel) Levalbuterol (Xopenex, Xopenex HFA) Metaproterenol (Alupent, Metaprel) Pirbuterol (Maxair) Salmeterol (Serevent, Serevent Diskus) Terbutaline (Brethine, Bricanyl) Theophylline (Theo24, TheoChron) Calfactant (Infasurf) Cromolyn Sodium (Intal, Nasalcrom, Opticrom) Dexamethasone, Nasal (Dexacort Phosphate Turbinaire) Flunisolide (AeroBid, Aerospan, Nasarel) Fluticasone, Oral, Nasal (Flonase, Flovent) Fluticasone Propionate & Salmeterol Xinafoate (Advair Diskus, Advair HFA) Ipratropium (Atrovent HFA, Atrovent Nasal) Nedocromil (Tilade) Tiotropium (Spiriva) Triamcinolone (Azmacort) Bronchodilators Albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin, Volmax) Albuterol & Ipratropium (Combivent) Aminophylline Arformoterol (Brovana) Ephedrine Epinephrine (Adrenalin, Sus-Phrine, EpiPen) Respiratory Inhalants Acetylcysteine (Acetadote, Mucomyst) Beclomethasone (Beconase, Vancenase Nasal Inhaler) Beclomethasone (QVAR) Beractant (Survanta) Budesonide (Rhinocort, Pulmicort) Budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort) Miscellaneous Respiratory Agents Alpha1-Protease Inhibitor (Prolastin) Dornase Alfa (Pulmozyme, Dnase) Montelukast (Singulair) Omalizumab (Xolair) Zafirlukast (Accolate) Zileuton (Zyflo) 24 Clinician’s Pocket Drug Reference URINARY/GENITOURINARY AGENTS Alprostadil, Intracavernosal (Caverject, Edex) Alprostadil, Urethral Suppository (Muse) Ammonium Aluminum Sulfate [Alum] Belladonna & Opium Suppositories (B & O Supprettes) Bethanechol (Urecholine, Duvoid) Darifenacin (Enablex) Dimethyl Sulfoxide [DMSO] (Rimso 50) Flavoxate (Urispas) Hyoscyamine (Anaspaz, Cystospaz, Levsin) Methenamine (Hiprex, Urex) Neomycin-Polymyxin Bladder Irrigant [Neosporin GU Irrigant] Nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin, Furadantin, Macrobid) Oxybutynin (Ditropan, Ditropan XL) Oxybutynin Transdermal System (Oxytrol) Pentosan Polysulfate (Elmiron) Phenazopyridine (Pyridium) Potassium Citrate (Urocit-K) Potassium Citrate & Citric Acid (Polycitra-K) Sildenafil (Viagra) Solifenacin (VESIcare) Sodium Citrate/Citric Acid (Bicitra) Tadalafil (Cialis) Tolterodine (Detrol, Detrol LA) Trimethoprim (Trimpex, Proloprim) Trospium Chloride (Sanctura) Vardenafil (Levitra) Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Medications Alfuzosin (Uroxatral) Doxazosin (Cardura, Cardura XL) Dutasteride (Avodart) Finasteride (Proscar) Tamsulosin (Flomax) Terazosin (Hytrin) WOUND CARE Becaplermin (Regranex Gel) Silver Nitrate (Dey-Drop) MISCELLANEOUS THERAPEUTIC AGENTS Acamprosate (Campral) Alglucosidase alfa (Myozyme) Cilostazol (Pletal) Drotrecogin Alfa (Xigris) Eculizumab (Soliris) Megestrol Acetate (Megace) Mecasermin (Increlex) Lanthanum Carbonate (Fosrenol) Naltrexone (Depade, ReVia, Vivitrol) Nicotine Gum (Nicorette, others) Nicotine Nasal Spray (Nicotrol NS) Nicotine Transdermal (Habitrol, Nicoderm, Nicotrol, others) 25 Classification Orlistat (Xenical, Alli [OTC]) Palifermin (Kepivance) Potassium Iodide [Lugol Solution] (SSKI, Thyro-Block) Sevelamer (Renagel) Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (Kayexalate) Talc (Sterile Talc Powder) Varenicline (Chantix) NATURAL AND HERBAL AGENTS Black Cohosh Chamomile Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) Dong Quai (Angelica polymorpha, sinensis) Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea) Ephedra/MaHuang Evening Primrose Oil Fish Oil Garlic (Allium sativum) Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Ginkgo Biloba Ginseng Glucosamine Sulfate (chitosamine) & Chondroitin Sulfate Kava Kava (Kava Kava Root Extract, Piper methysticum) Melatonin Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens) St.

Maint: Slow ↓ to 100–400 mg daily(ECC 2005) Cardiac arrest: 300 mg IV push; 150 mg IV push 3(-5 min PRN. Refractory pulseless VT, VF: 5 mg/kg rapid IV bolus. Perfusing arrhythmias: Load: 5 mg/kg IV/IO over 20–60 min (repeat, max 15 mg/kg/d) Peds. 5 mcg/mL; 1⁄2 life: 30–100 h Amitriptyline (Elavil) WARNING: Antidepressants may ↑ suicide risk; consider risks/benefits of use. Monitor patients closely Uses: *Depression,* peripheral neuropathy, chronic pain, tension HAs Action: TCA; ↓ reuptake of serotonin & norepinephrine by presynaptic neurons Dose: Adults.

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