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Drug Books for PTCB

Drug Fact and Comparisons (DFC) -most often used by pharmacists -index of generic and trade names -temporary/investigational listings -drug monograms with descriptions -drug identification, color pictures
Physician's Drug Reference -compilation of package inserts -lists only FDA approved drugs -manufacturer indexing (address and phone number) -generic and trade names -product category index -drugs shown in color -FDA-approved drugs -diagnostic agents
Drug Topics Red Book -good for drug costs -community pharmacies more likely to use -clinical reference guide (sugar free, alcohol free, sulfite-containing drugs, drugs that cant be crushed) -disease management programs -list drugs with prices -drug reimbursement -OTC/h
Orange Book -therapeutic equivalence equations -is generic drug same as brand drug? -orphan products, discontinued products, approvals list
US Pharmacopoeia Drug Information -three volumes -vol 1: drug info, labeled and unlabeled uses -vol 2: pharmacists advising patients -vol 3: state and fed requirements, how drug stored
American Hospital Formulary Service Drug Information -mainly by hospitals -approved formulary drugs, their uses, adverse reactions, and other info
Injectable Drug Handbook -compatibility of agents given parenterally -
Ident-A-Drug -tablet and capsule identifications -most have number/code on them -7000 listings -helpful when patients don't know what drug they are taking
Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics by students, pharmacists, and physicians
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