Infectious Disease

Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases

Editors: Piscitelli, Stephen C., Rodvold, Keith A., Pai, Manjunath P. (Eds.)

  • Definitive reference source of up-to-date information on antimicrobial drug interactions
  •  Informative tables on the degree of interaction for specific antimicrobial agents
  •  New chapters on non-HIV antiviral, antimalarial, antiparasitic, and macrolide, azalide and ketolide agents
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The revised and up-to-date third edition of Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases delivers a text that will enhance your clinical knowledge of the complex mechanisms, risks, and consequences of drug interactions associated with antimicrobials, infection, and inflammation.  The third edition features five new chapters that cover material not addressed in previous editions.  These new chapters describe interactions with a number of drug classes such as non-HIV antiviral, antimalarial, antiparasitic, antihelmintic,  macrolide, azalide and ketolide agents.  A novel chapter on probe cocktail studies has been included to highlight an important research tool for drug development.  These chapters address material that cannot be retrieved easily in the medical literature.  The highly acclaimed food-drug interactions as well as the study design and analysis chapters remain definitive references.  The newly written drug-cytokine interaction highlights the need for our improved understanding of the complex interrelationship of acute infection, inflammation, and the risk of drug interactions.  Informative tables on specific drug-drug interactions are provided throughout the chapters as a quick clinical resource.

The Third Edition of Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases is a distillation of relevant drug interactions associated with antimicrobials, infection, and inflammation.  This concise review of the mechanisms and strategies to manage drug interactions should be valuable to all health care practitioners.

Features

·         Definitive reference source of up-to-date information on antimicrobial drug interactions

·         Informative tables on the degree of interaction for specific antimicrobial agents

·         In-depth discussion of mechanisms and potential mechanistic pathways of interaction

·         New chapters on non-HIV antiviral, antimalarial, antiparasitic, and macrolide, azalide and ketolide agents

·         New chapter on probe-cocktail studies as a research tool to study drug-drug interactions

·         Inclusion of new antimicrobial agents and their associated drug interactions

·         First rate chapters on study design and analysis, and drug-food interactions

·         A fresh perspective on drug-cytokine interactions

·         Authoritative chapter on regulatory considerationsof drug interactions during drug development

·         Inclusion of new antimicrobial agents and their associated drug interactions

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Introduction to Drug-Drug Interactions

    Greenblatt, David J.

    Pages 1-10

  • Mechanisms of Drug Interactions I: Absorption, Metabolism, and Excretion

    Brown, Kevin C. (et al.)

    Pages 11-41

  • Mechanisms of Drug Interactions II: Transport Proteins

    Marzolini, Catia (et al.)

    Pages 43-72

  • Drug-Food Interactions

    Sprandel-Harris, Kelly (et al.)

    Pages 73-130

  • Interactions Between Herbs and Antiinfective Medications

    Penzak, Scott R.

    Pages 131-165

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eBook $109.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases
Editors
  • Stephen C. Piscitelli
  • Keith A. Rodvold
  • Manjunath P. Pai
Series Title
Infectious Disease
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-61779-213-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-61779-213-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-61779-212-0
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XIII, 692
Number of Illustrations and Tables
8 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
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