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• Section 1: Principles of Pharmacology
1 Veterinary Pharmacology: An Introduction to the Discipline
2 Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Elimination
3 Pharmacokinetics
4 Mechanism of drug action and pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics integration in dosage regimen optimization for veterinary medicine
• Section 2: Drugs Acting on the Autonomic Nervous System.
5 Principles of Pharmaceutics and Veterinary Dosage forms
6 Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System and Autonomic Pharmacology
7 Adrenergic Receptor Agonists and Antagonists
• Section 3: Anesthetics and Analgesics
8 Cholinergic Pharmacology: Autonomic Drugs
9 Introduction to Drugs Acting on the Central Nervous System and Principles of Anesthesiology
10 Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
11 Inhalation Anesthetics
12 Injectable Anesthetic Agents
13 Opiod Analgesic Drugs
14 Sedatives and Tranquilizers
15 Local Anesthetics
• Section 4: Autacoids and Antiinflammatory Drugs
16 Euthanizing Agents
17 Histamine, Serotonin, and their Antagonists
18 Analgesic, Antiinflammatory, Antipyretic Drugs
19 Anticonvulsant Drugs
20 Drugs Affecting Animal behavior
21 Digitalis, Positive Inotropes and Vasodilators
• Section 5: Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System
22 Antiarrhythmic Agents
23 Principles of Acid-Base Balance: Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy, Blood Substitutes
• Section 6: Drugs Affecting Renal Function and Fluid-Electrolyte Balance
24 Diuretics and Renal Pharmacology
25 Hemostatic and Anticoagulant Drugs
• Section 7: Drugs Acting on Blood and Blood Elements
26 Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones
• Section 8: Endocrine Pharmacology
27 Hormones Affecting Reproduction
28 Thyroid Hormone and Antithyroid Drugs
29 Glucocorticoids, Mineralocorticoids, and Adrenolytic Drugs
30 Drugs Influencing Glucose Metabolism
31 Antiseptics and Disinfectants
• Section 9: Chemotherapy of Microbial Diseases
32 Sulfonamides and Potentiated Sulfonamides
33 Penicillins and Related Ò-lactam Antibiotics
34 Tetracycline Antibiotics
35 Aminoglycoside Antibiotics
36 Chloramphenical and Derivatives, Macrolides, Lincosamides and Miscellaneous Antimicrobials.
37 Fluoroquinolone Antimicrobial Drugs
38 Antifungal and Antiviral Drugs
39 Antinematodal Drugs
• Section 10: Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases
40 Anticestodal And Antitrematodal Drugs
41 Macrocyclic Lactones: Endectocide Compounds
42 Antiprotozoan Drugs
43 Ectoparasiticides
44 Chemotherapy of Neoplastic Diseases
• Section 11: Specialty Areas of Pharmacology
45 Immunosuppressive Drugs
46 Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Function
47 Dermatopharmacology: Drugs Acting Locally on the Skin
48 Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
49 Ophthalmic Pharmacology
50 Pharmacogenomics in Animals
51 Considerations for Treating Minor Food-Producing Animals with Veterinary Pharmaceuticals
52 Unique Considerations Pertaining to the Use of Drugs in Food Animals
53 Pharmacology in Aquatic Animals
• Section 12: Regulatory Considerations
54 Zoological Pharmacology
55 The Regulation of Animal Drugs
56 Veterinary Pharmacy
57 Regulation of Drugs in Racing Animals
58 Pharmacovigilance
59 Dosage Forms and Veterinary Feed Directives
60 Evidence Based Pharmacotherapy
61 Chemical Residues in Tissues of Food Animals

Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Tenth Edition is a fully updated and revised version of the gold-standard reference on the use of drug therapy in all major veterinary species.

• Provides current, detailed information on using drug therapies in all major domestic animal species
• Organized logically by drug class and treatment indication, with exhaustive information on the rational use of drugs in veterinary medicine
• Includes extensive tables of pharmacokinetic data, products available, and dosage regimens
• Adds new chapters on pharmaceutics, ophthalmic pharmacology, food animal pharmacology, and aquatic animal pharmacology
• Includes access to a companion website with the figures from the book in PowerPoint

Author Information
• Jim E. Riviere, DVM, PhD, DSc (hon), ATS, is The MacDonald Chair in Veterinary Medicine, University Distinguished Professor, Kansas Bioscience Eminent Scholar, and Director, Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, USA. He is also a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
• Mark G. Papich, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVCP, has the Burroughs Wellcome Professorship in Veterinary Pharmacology and is a Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.