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Systemic Drugs in Dermatology

Kabir Sardana

870 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Systemic medications are prescription drugs that work throughout the body. They are usually used for individuals with moderate to severe psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Systemic psoriasis drugs are taken by mouth in liquid or pill form or given by injection (National Psoriasis Foundation).

The new edition of this book is a guide to the use of systemic drugs in dermatology bringing practising dermatologists and pharmacologists fully up to date with the latest drugs available as well as new guidelines for prescribing and monitoring established drugs.

Fully revised and organised alphabetically, the book covers numerous different types of drugs and the management of their common and less common side effects. Drugs are summarised in tabular format for quick reference.  

The comprehensive text is further enhanced by clinical images and figures. Each chapter concludes with references and a bibliography with suggestions for further reading.

Key Points

  • Comprehensive guide to use of systemic drugs in dermatology
  • Fully revised, second edition featuring many new topics
  • Discusses latest drugs available and new guidelines for prescribing and monitoring established drugs
  • Previous edition (9789385891243) published in 2016
Author Bio

Kabir Sardana MD DM
Professor, Department of Dermatology & STD, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, PGIMER, New Delhi, India