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Injectable Drugs Guide

Injectable Drugs Guide provides a user-friendly, single point of reference for healthcare professionals in the safe and effective prescribing, administration and monitoring of injectable medicines. The guide consists of an A-Z listing of injectable drugs in monograph format.

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

Designed to support the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) risk assessment process, each drug has a risk rating, with its text reviewed and assessed at a number of hospital pharmacies.

How Injectable Drugs Guide will help you

  • Provides a holistic approach to injectable medicines, helping you advise on injectable drug use with confidence
  • Gives you immediate online access to the key information you need to prescribe, prepare and administer parenteral medicines, as well as to monitor their effects and side effects
  • Provides a one-stop reference for injections – relieving the pressure on hospital departments to produce ready-to-use formats of injectable drugs


The content is revised as new information becomes available.

Who should use this resource?

  • Hospital Pharmacists
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Medical information departments
  • Non-medical prescribers
  • Pharmaceutical companies

Key coverage includes:

  • Over 300 monographs listed A-Z for efficient searching
  • Index of cross-referenced terms
  • Information within each monograph is presented 'chronologically', integrating all aspects of dose and clinical use into one entry - making the guide easier to use
  • Cross references of UK/US terms for ease of use worldwide (e.g. paracetamol/acetaminophen)

Injectable Drugs Guide also includes the following information not covered by similar guides:

  • Synonyms
  • Pre-treatment checks
  • Dosing regimens
  • Technical information on significant excipients
  • Monitoring requirements during treatment
  • Additional information regarding pharmacokinetics, interactions, and counselling
  • Appendices dealing with parenteral therapy, syringe drivers, and dosing for patients with renal impairment

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