This comprehensive handbook summarizes dermatological drugs for feline and canine patients. It covers oral, topical and injectable medications suitable for cats and dogs. Vital information given for each drug includes: indications, contraindications, mechanism of action, dosage, formulations, side-effects, drug interactions and monitoring. Both American and European trade names are provided alongside generic names for ease of reference.
The book is divided into 4 sections. The first covers systemic dermatological agents. The second section presents topical dermatological agents. The third section covers allergen-specific immunotherapy. The fourth section lists dermatological conditions and the drugs commonly used to treat each disease, and directs the reader to the information on those drugs.
"Canine and Feline Dermatology Drug Handbook" is an essential reference for quick daily use in a clinical setting. Ideal for veterinarians in first opinion practice as well as those specializing in dermatology.
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Sandra N. Koch is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Dermatology at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology
Sheila M. F. Torres is an Associate Professor in Dermatology at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology.
Donald C. Plumb was formerly Director of Pharmacy Services and Hospital Director at the University of Minnesota's Veterinary Medical Center. He is the author of "Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook", now in its seventh edition.