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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Yasmin Khaliq, Keith Gallicano, Jan Sahai
    Pages 1-11
  3. Angela D. M. Kashuba, Joseph S. Bertino Jr.
    Pages 13-38
  4. Stephen C. Piscitelli, Kimberly A. Struble
    Pages 39-60
  5. Charles A. Peloquin
    Pages 109-120
  6. David R. P. Guay
    Pages 121-150
  7. Melinda M. Neuhauser, Larry H. Danziger
    Pages 151-184
  8. Paul O. Gubbins, Scott A. McConnell, Scott R. Penzak
    Pages 185-217
  9. Gregory M. Susla
    Pages 219-248
  10. Kevin W. Garey, Keith A. Rodvold
    Pages 249-285
  11. Curtis E. Haas
    Pages 287-310
  12. Douglas N. Fish
    Pages 311-331
  13. David Nix, Keith Gallicano
    Pages 333-351
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 353-363

About this book

Introduction

The number and complexity of possible adverse drug interactions in the treatment of infectious diseases has grown significantly in recent years, not only because of the many new drugs, but also because patients with complex diseases are often being treated with multidrug regimens. In Drug Interactions in Infectious Disease, leading experts in antimicrobial pharmacology comprehensively review-and summarize for rapid access-important drug interactions that occur in the treatment of infectious diseases. The authors explain the mechanisms of drug-drug and drug-food interactions, examine their clinical significance and consequences, and detail practical clinical approaches to their management. Numerous patient case studies bring the data into perspective and illuminate critical interactions. The design, conduct, and data analysis of drug interaction studies is also outlined for clinicians involved in research.
Comprehensive and highly practical, Drug Interactions in Infectious Disease offers health care professionals treating infectious diseases in their daily practice a comprehensive source of quickly accessible information about drug interaction problems, their mechanisms of action, and the best strategies for their management in busy patient care.

Keywords

AIDS HIV HIV infection antibiotics antimicrobial cytokine drug infection infections infectious infectious disease infectious diseases pharmacology

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen C. Piscitelli
    • 1
  • Keith A. Rodvold
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical Pharmacokinetics Research Laboratory, Clinical Center Pharmacy DepartmentNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Pharmacy College of Pharmacy and MedicineUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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