Table of Contents

Notice to the Reader v

Preface vi

Acknowledgments vii

Quick Guide to the Use of Delmar's Dental Drug Reference viii

Common Sound-Alike Drug Names xii

Commonly Used Abbreviations and Symbols xvi

Chapter 1 How to Use Delmar's Dental Drug Reference 1

Chapter 2 Therapeutic Drug Classifications 5

Alpha-1-Adrenergic Blocking Agents 5

Amide Local Anesthetic Agents 6

Aminoglycosides 7

Amphetamines and Derivatives 8

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors 9

Anti-Infective Drugs 11

Antianginal Drugs—Nitrates/Nitrites 13

Antiarrhythmic Drugs 15

Anticoagulants 16

Anticonvulsants 17

Antidepressants, Tricyclic 18

Antidiabetic Agents: Hypoglycemic Agents 20

Antidiabetic Agents: Insulins 22

Antihistamines (H1 Blockers) 24 Antihyperlipidemic Agents—

HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors 27

Antihypertensive Agents 28

Antineoplastic Agents 29

Antiparkinson Agents 32

Antipsychotic Agents, Phenothiazines 32

Antiviral Drugs 35

Barbiturates 36

Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents 38

Calcium Channel Blocking Agents 40

Cardiac Glycosides 42

Cephalosporins 43

Cholinergic Blocking Agents 45

Corticosteroids 47

Diuretics, Loop 50

Diuretics, Thiazides 52

Erythromycins 53

Fluoroquinolones 55

Histamine H2 Antagonists 57

Nasal Decongestants 57

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs 58

Opioid Analgesics 61

Opioid Antagonists 63

Oral Contraceptives:

Estrogen-Progesterone Combinations 63

Penicillins 68

Sedative-Hypnotics (Anti-anxiety)/Antimanic Drugs 70

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors 72

Sympathomimetic Drugs 73

Tetracyclines 75

Theophylline Derivatives 77

Thyroid Drugs 79

Chapter 3 A-Z Listing of Drugs 81

Appendix 1 Controlled Substances in the United States and Canada 441

Appendix 2 Elements of a Prescription 444

Appendix 3 Pregnancy Categories: FDA Assigned 445

Appendix 4 Drugs Causing Dry Mouth by Class 446

Appendix 5 Classes of Drugs Altering Sense of Taste 449

Appendix 6 Common Drug-Drug and Drug-Food Interactions 450

Appendix 7 Antibiotics Used to Treat Periodontal Disease 451

Appendix 8 Prophylactic Regimens for Bacterial Endocarditis for

Dental Procedures 452

Appendix 9 Example Calculations—Drugs Administered per

Dental Cartridge 454

Appendix 10 Typical Local Anesthetic and Vasoconstrictor

Concentrations 456

Index 457

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