A Pharmacological Guide to Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medications

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Pugazhenthan Thangaraju, MBBS, MD,DNB MNAMS,PGD Diab, MBA (Editor) – Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, All India institute of medical sciences, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Series: Pharmacology – Research, Safety Testing and Regulation

BISAC: MED071000

Target Audience: All Undergraduate, post graduate medical students of all specialty. All medical professionals as it is the most common medication being used by all sector of health professionals including nursing profession and public too.

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The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive source of information regarding NSAIDs in detail. NSAIDs are widely used and prescribed to all age groups. This book represents a new approach for undergraduate and post-graduate medical students of all specialties. The book was written in simple and easily understandable language for everyone.

This book is mainly focused on NSAIDs and related topics like mechanism and pharmacological actions, adverse drug reactions, fixed dose combinations, poisoning of overdose, usage in neurological conditions, geriatrics, pediatrics and pregnancy, NSAID-induced gastropathy and nephropathy, NSAIDs in oncology, pharmacogenomics, and in COVID. Their use is associated with a vast spectrum of adverse drug effects, so drug selection is crucial in various conditions. Each chapter of the book presents the pharmacology of NSAIDs in the framework of biochemical, physiologic or pathophysiological systems. Each topic provides an understanding of the basic concepts of NSAIDs on already existing and on newer drugs and their pharmacological use in various organ systems at different age groups. Updated and recent information including the use of NSAIDs in COVID has been added. Detailed drug information in aspects of drug selection and its contraindications as per patients’ disease status and updated approaches in newer clinical perspectives were included. Diagrams, tables, and flowcharts are included to make the concepts easier to understand. At the end of each chapter, useful references are added for further reading.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Mechanism and Pharmacological Actions of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
(Sree Sudha TY, Anjaly Mary Varghese, TY.Sri Hari and K S B S. Krishna Sasanka – Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Raipur, India, et al.)

Chapter 2. Adverse Drug Reactions of NSAIDs
(Pugazhenthan Thangaraju, Pankaj Kumar Kannauje and Meenalotchini Prakash Gurunthalingam – Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, India, et al.)

Chapter 3. Fixed Dose Combinations (FDCs) of NSAIDs
(Ray, R. S., Vijayakumar, A. R., Pugazhenthan, T. and Delhiraj, N. – Scientific Assistant, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, MoHFW, GoI, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, et al.)

Chapter 4. NSAIDs Poisoning
(Chaitanya Mittal, Shoban Babu Varthya and Ajay Kumar Kondeti – Senior Resident, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, AIIMS, Jodhpur, India, et al.)

Chapter 5. NSAIDs and the Aged: Are We Being Frivolous about the Frail?
(Pugazhenthan Thangaraju, Pankaj Kumar Kannauje and Nanditha Venkatesan – Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, India, et al.)

Chapter 6. NSAIDs in the Paediatric Population
(Pugazhenthan Thanaraju, Jondhale Sunil Natha and Mahesh Kumar – Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Raipur, India, et al.)

Chapter 7. NSAID Induced Gastropathy
(Sree Sudha TY, Anjaly Mary Varghese, K S B S Krishna Sasanka and Sri Hari TY – Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Raipur, India, et al.)

Chapter 8. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) in Pregnancy
(Sree Sudha TY, K S B S Krishna Sasanka, Anjaly Mary Varghese and TY. Sri Hari – Senior Resident, Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Raipur, India, et al.)

Chapter 9. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and their Role in the Development of Nephropathy
(Sree Sudha TY, K S B S Krishna Sasanka, Anjaly Mary Varghese and TY. Sri Hari – Senior Resident, Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Raipur, India, et al.)

Chapter 10. NSAIDs in Neurology
(Vikas Katariya and Aravinda Kumar Balan – Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India)

Chapter 11. NSAIDs in Cancer
(Ajay Kumar Kondeti, Shoban Babu Varthya, and Chaitanya Mittal – Department of Radiation Oncology, Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, India, et al.)

Chapter 12. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and Pharmacogenomics
(Saravana Kumar Ramasubbu – Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS Delhi, India)

Chapter 13. NSAIDs in COVID-19
(Sameer Khasbage, Shoban Babu Varthya and Surjit Singh – Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Bhopal, India, et al.)

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