Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases by Stephen C. PiscitelliDrug Interactions in Infectious Diseases by Stephen C. Piscitelli

Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases

EditorStephen C. Piscitelli, Keith A. Rodvold, Manjunath P. Pai

Hardcover | August 30, 2011

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ToC:Section 1. General Concepts1. Introduction to Drug Interactions2. Mechanisms of Drug Interactions I: Absorption, Metabolism, and Excretion3. Mechanisms of Drug Interactions II: Transport Proteins4. Drug-Food InteractionsSection 2: Drug Classes1. Antiretrovirals 2. Non-HIV Antivirals3. Rifamycins and other Anti-Tubercular Agents4. Macrolides, Azolides, and Ketolides5. Quinolones6. Beta-Lactam Antibiotics7. Antifungal Agents8. Antimalarial Agents9. Antiprotozoal and Antithelmintic Agents10. Glycopeptides and Lipopeptides11. Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides and Miscellaneous Antibiotics11. Drug-Cytokine Interactions12. Drug Interactions with Herbal/Alternative MedicinesSection 3: Research Issues1. Drug Interactions: Regulatory Perspective 2. Probe Cocktail Studies3. Design and Data Analysis of Drug Interaction Studies
Title:Drug Interactions in Infectious DiseasesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:705 pagesPublished:August 30, 2011Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617792128

ISBN - 13:9781617792120

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Forward. Introduction to Drug Interactions.- Mechanisms of Drug Interactions I: Absorption, Metabolism, and Excretion.- Mechanisms of Drug Interactions II: Transport Proteins.- Drug-Food Interaction.- Interactions Between Herbs and Antiinfective Medicications.- Drug-Cytokine Interactions.- Beta-LactamAntibiotics.- Macrolides, Azalides, Kateolides.- Quinolones.- Glycopeptides, Lipopeptides, and Lipoglycopeptides.- Miscellaneous Antibiotics.- Drugs for Tuberculosis.- Drug Interactions with Antiretrovirals for HIV Infections.- Non-HIV Antiviral Agents.- Antifungal Agents.- Antimalarial Agents.- Antiprotozoal and Antithelmintic Agents.- Drug Interactions Considerations Throughout Drug Development..- Probe Cocktail Studies.- Design and Data Analysis in Drug Interaction Studies.- Index.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"...an invaluable reference source for health practitioners working in the field of infectious diseases..." -Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy"...an interesting and extensively referenced book that should prove extremely helpful to pharmacists, pharmacologists, and medical educators...can also benefit ID clinicians, as a useful reference and a review of the mechanisms of drug interactions." -Clinical Infectious Diseases"....a useful and impressive book...an essential reference source." -British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology"...recommend[ed] to anyone involved in the management of infectious disease."-Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine"...highly recommended for all medical collections."-E-Streams"...a valuable text for all practitioners involved in using anti-infective agents...provide[s] insight into the very important issue of drug interactions."-Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal"...excellently presented and readable." -BTS Newsletter"...superior." -BTS Newsletter From the reviews of the third edition:"The editors of Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases, Third Edition . present an updated review of information related to the importance of drug interactions in infectious disease. Each chapter provides extensive evidence, accompanied by a bibliography, to make a valuable tertiary reference. . The introduction allows the book to be read by experienced practitioners as well as interested professionals in the area of infectious disease. . It will be a valuable resource for any medical professional prescribing and monitoring antimicrobial therapy." (Jessica Winter, Clinical Infectious Diseases, December, 2012)