The Physician's Drug Handbook features alphabetically organised monographs on more than 900 generic and 2,000 trade name drugs. Each entry includes US and Canadian generic and trade names, pharmacologic and therapeutic classifications, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (when appropriate), available forms and strengths, indications and dosages, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, contraindications and precautions, patient monitoring alerts, and subsections for pregnant, breast-feeding, pediatric, and geriatric patients. A patient teaching section is also included. This Tenth edition is thoroughly updated with dozens of new FDA approvals and new indications and an updated appendix on herbal medicines. Other appendices include guidelines for use of selected antimicrobials, selected analgesic combination products, topical drugs, cytochrome P-450 enzymes, therapeutic drug monitoring, dialyzable drugs, and Web addresses. It also includes e-mail notification of drug updates on eDrugInfo.com.