Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing


Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing

Pharmacotherapeutics For Veterinary Dispensing Pdf

By Katrina L. Mealey

Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing PDF enables pharmacists and pharmacy students to expand the breadth of their pharmacological knowledge to include common veterinary species. The book offers a practical yet complete resource for dispensing drugs for canine and feline patients, with additional chapters on horses, birds, reptiles, small mammals, and food animals. Edited by a globally recognized expert in veterinary pharmacology, and including chapters written by veterinarians with expertise in pharmacotherapy and pharmacists with expertise in veterinary medicine, this book is designed to help pharmacists enhance the quality of veterinary patient care.

This book is the first to combine the expertise of both veterinarians and pharmacists to enable pharmacists to apply their knowledge and skills to assure optimal therapeutic outcomes for patients of all species. Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing:

  • Puts the information needed to safely dispense prescription and OTC drugs for veterinary patients at the pharmacists’ fingertips
  • Focuses on crucial details of canine and feline pharmacotherapeutics
  • Helps pharmacists avoid adverse drug reactions including pharmacogenomic and breed-related drug sensitivities
  • Offers an authoritative resource written by leading veterinary pharmacy experts designed to integrate pharmacists into the veterinary healthcare team
  • Includes crucial regulatory information unique to veterinary drug dispensing and compounding

Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing is an essential reference for all pharmacists and pharmacy students that might find themselves dispensing drugs to veterinary patients, as well as for veterinarians and others involved with dispensing veterinary drugs.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors xi

Preface xiii

1 Introduction to Veterinary Pharmacy 1
Gigi Davidson

2 Regulation of Veterinary Pharmaceuticals 25
Eden Bermingham

3 Compounding for Animals 43
Gigi Davidson

4 Comparative Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics 75
Katrina L. Mealey and Margo J. Karriker

5 Breed Differences and Pharmacogenetics 95
Katrina L. Mealey

6 Human Over‐the‐Counter (OTC) Products: Precautions for Veterinary Patients 109
Patricia A. Talcott and Katrina L. Mealey

7 Pharmacotherapy of Parasitic Disease 127
Cory Langston and Andrea S. Varela‐Stokes

8 Pain Management in Veterinary Species 173
Butch Kukanich

9 Pharmacotherapeutics of Infectious Disease 189
Mark G. Papich

10 Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics 231
Sunshine M. Lahmers

11 Respiratory Pharmacotherapeutics 269
Katrina L. Mealey

12 Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Pancreatic Pharmacotherapeutics 281
Michael D. Willard

13 Pharmacotherapy of Renal and Lower Urinary Tract Disease 297
Joe Bartges

14 Pharmacotherapeutics of Immune‐Mediated Disease 339
Katrina R. Viviano

15 Endocrine Pharmacotherapeutics 361
Katrina L. Mealey

16 Behavioral Pharmacotherapeutics 377
Karen L. Overall

17 Pharmacotherapeutics of Neurological Disorders 403
Annie Chen‐Allen

18 Dermatologic Pharmacotherapeutics 417
Alice M. Jeromin

19 Ophthalmic Pharmacotherapeutics 439
Terri L. Alessio and Katrina L. Mealey

20 Pharmacotherapeutics of Cancer 453
Katrina R. Viviano

21 Introduction to Equine Pharmacotherapy 471
Jennifer L. Davis

22 Introduction to Food Animal Pharmacotherapy 501
Virginia R. Fajt

23 Pharmacotherapeutics for Nontraditional Pets 519
Valerie Wiebe and Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe

24 Special Considerations for Service, Working, and Performance Animals 543
Katrina L. Mealey

25 Counseling for Owners of Veterinary Patients 549
Katrina L. Mealey

Appendix A Veterinary Teaching Hospital Pharmacy Contact Information 565
Katrina L. Mealey

Appendix B Directional Anatomical Terminology of Bipeds Quadrupeds 567
Katrina L. Mealey

Appendix C Vital signs and potential monitoring parameters for dogs, cats, horses, and ferrets 569
Katrina L. Mealey

Appendix D Auxiliary Labels Cross‐referenced by Drug 571
Gigi Davidson

Appendix E FDA Adverse Event Reporting Form 579
Gigi Davidson

Appendix F Veterinary Pharmacogenetics Testing Laboratories with Counseling Expertise 585
Katrina L. Mealey

Appendix G Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Laboratories 587
Katrina L. Mealey

Appendix H Canine and Feline Body Surface Area Conversion Tables 589
Stephen W. Mealey

Appendix I Zoonotic Diseases of Dogs, Cats, and Horses 591
Katrina L. Mealey

Index 593

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