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Injectable Drugs Guide

Injectable Drugs Guide

Edited by Alistair Howard Gray, Jane Wright, Vincent Goodey and Lynn Bruce



Guide to the safe and effective administration of injectable drugs.

Published1st Feb, 2011
Dimensions215 x 130 mm
Page count928


Injectable Drugs Guide includes information on: final concentration of reconstituted solutions; stability; periodicity of monitoring; and, unusual electrolyte, glucose and excipients content. It consists of an A-Z of approximately 300 injectable drugs in monograph format, each covering the following topics:

• pre-treatment checks
• dosing regimens
• preparation and administration
• compatibility and stability information
• monitoring requirements during treatment
• side effects, interactions and pharmacokinetic information.

The Injectable Drugs Guide is designed to support the NPSA risk assessment process and each drug has a risk rating.

The book provides a holistic approach to injectable medicines to meet the needs of the many disciplines involved in the clinical use of injectables and also those providing advice about injectable drug use.


Monographs A - Z

Appendix 1. The basics of injectable therapy

Appendix 2. Good management principles

Appendix 3. Usual responsibilities of individual practitioners

Appendix 4. Advantages and disadvantages to parenteral therapy

Appendix 5. Injection techniques and routes

Appendix 6. Extravasation

Appendix 7. Intravascular devices

Appendix 8. Infusion devices

Appendix 9. Syringe drivers

Appendix 10. Ideal body weight, dosing in patients with renal or hepatic impairment

Appendix 11. Risk ratings

Index of cross-referenced terms


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