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Papich Handbook of Veterinary Drugs. Edition No. 5

  • Book

  • January 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 5180610
Papich Handbook of Veterinary Drugs, 5th Edition includes concise entries for more than 550 drugs, with appendices summarizing clinically relevant information at a glance. Nineteen new drug monographs are added to this edition, and over 100 drug monographs have been updated and revised. An Expert Consult website contains more than 150 instructional handouts that may be customized and printed out for your clients. Written by clinical pharmacology expert Mark Papich, this handy reference makes it easy to find the drug data and dosage recommendations you need to treat small and large animals, right when you need it!

- Over 550 concise drug monographs are organized alphabetically and cross-referenced by classification, trade, and generic name, providing quick and easy access to key information for each drug including:

. Generic and trade names, pronunciation, and functional classification . Pharmacology and mechanism of action . Indications and clinical uses . Precautionary information - adverse reactions and side effects, contraindications and precautions, and drug interactions - all featured in colored boxes for at-a-glance retrieval . Instructions for use . Patient monitoring and laboratory tests . Formulations available . Stability and storage . Dosage information for both small and large animals . Regulatory information

- Clinically relevant appendices help you determine appropriate therapeutic regimens and look up safety and legal considerations. - NEW! 19 new drug monographs familiarize you with the latest drugs available for veterinary practice. - UPDATED drug monographs include new information such as changes in doses, interactions, indications, adverse reactions, and contraindications. - NEW! Expert Consult companion website replaces the former website and includes more than 150 customizable client information handouts for commonly prescribed drugs, including information on the prescribed drug and dosage, do's and don'ts, and possible side effects. - NEW! Removal of entries for drugs that have been taken off the market.

Table of Contents

Listing of Drugs According to Functional and Therapeutic Classification
Alphabetical Drug Monographs

A: Information for Pharmacists
B: Prescription Writing Reference
C: Calculation of Drug Doses
D: Compounded Formulations: What to Look For to Detect Incompatibility or Instability
E: Controlled Substance Charts: United States and Canada
F: Drugs for Infections Commonly Seen in Small Animals
G: Antibiotic Drug Selection for Equine Bacterial Pathogens
H: Drugs that May Induce Cytochrome P450 Enzymes
I: Drugs that May Inhibit Cytochrome P450 Enzymes
J: Drugs that May Inhibit the P-Glycoprotein Membrane Transporter Coded by ABCB1 (formerly known as MDR1)
K: Drugs that are Substrates for the P-Glycoprotein Membrane Transporter Coded by ABCB1 (formerly known as MDR1)
L: Fluid Solution Composition
M: How to Report an Adverse Drug Reaction
N: Drugs Prohibited from Use in Food-Producing Animals
O: Performance Horse Drug Regulations and Restrictions, Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc., Uniform Classification Guidelines for Foreign Substances (Revised April 2015)


Mark G. Papich Professor of Clinical Pharmacology,College of Veterinary Medicine,North Carolina State University. Dr. Mark G. Papich is a Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Professorship in Veterinary Pharmacology at North Carolina State University. He is the Supervisor of the Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. He is a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (ACVCP) and has served as president of ACVCP. He is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics (AAVPT). He has served on various Expert Committees, including the Council of Experts, Chairman for the Veterinary Drugs Expert Committee for the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), and the USP Expert Committee on Antibiotics. He is a member and past Chairholder of the Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) Veterinary Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing subcommittee (VAST) and the Expert Panel on Microbiology for CLSI. He served as a member of the Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He has taught veterinary pharmacology for over 25 years.
He has authored/edited eight books on veterinary pharmacology and is author or co-author of over 235 research papers published in refereed journals and has authored over 130 book chapters, and review papers. He has several awards including the Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award and the Faculty Award presented to the outstanding teacher by veterinary classes. He was also awarded the Pfizer Award for Research Excellence, the Excellence in Consensus Management by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), the Lloyd E. Davis Award by the AAVPT, and the Huffman Leadership Award from NC State University. He has also delivered hundreds of presentations on veterinary pharmacology at national and international veterinary meetings, conferences and symposia.