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0A10_MPR_0610.qxp 5/14/2010 10:39 AM Page 1 ADVISORY BOARD ENTRY FORMAT John Abruzzo, MD Professor of Medicine Brand name: The main name patients with any of the conditions and Director, Division of Rheumatology, under which the product and all listed. If the official labeling con- Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia other dosage forms in the mono- tains a warning that the product Michael Artman, MD Professor and Head, graph are marketed. should not be used in a certain Department of Pediatrics, University of Company: The name of the condition, it is shown within this Iowa Carver College of Medicine; Executive publication as either a contraindi- Director and Physician-in-Chief, University company to contact for more medical information. cation or as a precaution with a of Iowa Children's Hospital qualifying statement such as “not Joseph A. Barone, PharmD, FCCP Professor Legal category: Federal schedule. for use in” or “not recommended” and Chairman, Department of Pharmacy The laws governing the prescrib- depending on how the official Practice and Administration, Rutgers, The ing/dispensing of products vary labeling is worded. Although not State University of New Jersey, Ernest from state to state. Mario School of Pharmacy explicitly stated, hypersensitivity Pharmacologic class: The chemical/ to the drug, to others in its class, Charlotte Eliopoulos, RN, ND, MPH, PHD to related drugs, or to any of its Private practitioner and consultant in therapeutic class of the drug is Long-Term Care and Geriatric Nursing; listed in italics. excipients, is assumed to be a Education Director, Health Education contraindication in all entries. Generic name: The active ingredi- Network, Glen Arm, MD Interacting contraindicated drugs ents and strengths are listed not marketed in the United Stephan L. Foster, PharmD, FAPhA under the name of each dosage CAPT (Ret) USPHS, Professor and States are not included. form. If the product contains Vice Chair, Department of Clinical tartrazine, alcohol, flavors, or Precautions: Conditions in which Pharmacy, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is alcohol-, sugar-, or dye-free, special attention is required for it is noted. Abbreviations are patients. Also listed are recom- Joseph W. Goldzieher, MD Professor and used to describe the dosage form Director of Endocrine Research (retired), mended tests that should be per- Department of Ob/Gyn, Baylor College and its formulation, e.g., tabs, formed during therapy, e.g., of Medicine, Houston caps, “e-c”=enteric coated, “Monitor renal function”; special Alfonse T. Masi, MD, DPH Professor of “sust rel”= sustained-release, side effects that may necessitate Medicine, Department of Medicine, “ext rel”= extended-release. the discontinuation of therapy; University of Illinois College of Medicine Also: Other formulations of the and warnings to patients, e.g., “If Wm MacMillan Rodney, MD Clinical product appear as “ALSO” within serious diarrhea occurs, discon- Professor of Family Medicine, Adjunct the same entry. Generally, only tinue therapy.” If a decision must
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