Physicians' Desk Reference

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Physicians' Desk Reference

a reference book published yearly that contains drug monographs and an illustrated section for drug identification; it is also available on CD-ROM.

Physicians' Desk Reference



An annual compendium of information concerning drugs, primarily prescription and diagnostic products. The information is largely that included by the manufacturer in the labeling or package insert as required by the Food and Drug Administration: indications for use, effects, dosages, administration, warnings, hazards, contraindications, drug interactions, side effects, and precautions.

Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR),

n a comprehensive reference book detailing the composition and accepted applications of pharmaceuticals from major manufacturers. A supplemental edition, which covers the effective use of herbal and botanical products, is available, as well as online subscription and updated CD-ROM versions.
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The same labeling includes a message for doctors: "Professional Use Warnings: Consult Physicians' Desk Reference for complete professional labeling.
com contains consumer-friendly prescription and over-the-counter drug information authored by the same staff that supports the drug information contained in the Physicians' Desk Reference.
According to the Physicians' Desk Reference, more than 770 medications contain stearic acid, and more than 330 medications contain gelatin of beef or pork origin.
A manual search of the 26 annual volumes of the Physicians' Desk Reference from 1975 to 2000 was done to determine the proportion of new drugs that acquired new black box warnings or that were withdrawn from the market.
The vestigial library now consists of current copies of the Red Book and the Physicians' Desk Reference, along with a 1969 edition of "Nelson's Pediatrics.
We distinguished drug prescribing references, such as the Physicians' Desk Reference,[22] from pharmacology books, such as Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics.
com), a World Wide Web site dedicated to providing physicians with unlimited access to the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR) database of FDA-approved prescribing information.
The first patented technology enabling seamless integration between trusted medical references from different sources including the Physicians' Desk Reference and Griffith's 5-Minute Clinical Consult.
It's also the method of adjustment for renal function specified in the Physicians' Desk Reference, which calls for a dose reduction of tirofiban when creatinine clearance is less than 30 cc/min and of eptifibatide at less than 50 cc/min, noted Dr.
A manual search of the Physicians' Desk Reference (1975-2000) determined the proportion of new drugs that acquired new black box warnings or that were withdrawn from the market.
McDermott also discussed a number of other developments in osteoporosis therapy that are so new that they haven't yet made it into the Physicians' Desk Reference.
95; 1998 Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR) card, $129.

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