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Gynecological Drug Therapy
byWilliam Ledger

Gynecological Drug Therapy provides all-encompassing chapters on specific drugs used in the management of gynecologic oncology and infertility-listing the licensed and commercial names of drugs alongside their mechanisms of action, utilization, benefits, side-effects, and limitations.

Setting a gold-standard in the field, Gynecological Drug Therapy is divided into nine top-specific segments for quick-access to material and will be repeatedly referenced by any practitioner caring for the female patient.

Gynecological Drug Therapy features:

  • reviews potential risks and side-effects associated with specific drugs
  • names drugs that may cause adverse effects to the developing fetus or terminate pregnancy
  • assists trainees in preparation for professional examinations such as the MRCOG
  • contains sections on drugs utilized in specialized areas of gynecology such as urogynecology, perioperative care, early pregnancy failure, and recurrent miscarriage
  • leads professionals to appropriate treatment regimens for endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, dysmenorrhoea, and other conditions encountered the ob/gyn setting


Introduction: Menstrual Dysfunction

  1. Drug Treatment of Syndromes Exacerbated or Triggered by the Menstrual Cycle
  2. Drugs for Breakthrough Bleeding Due to Hormonal Therapies
  3. Drugs for Dysmenorrhoea
  4. Drugs for Menorrhagia and Spontaneous Irregular or Infrequent Menstrual Bleeding
  5. Drugs for the Management of Premenstrual Syndrome, and Related Syndromes

Drugs for Menopause and Beyond

  1. Estrogen/progestogen
  2. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  3. Androgen Therapy for Women
  4. Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators
  5. Bisphosphonates
  6. Nutritionally Essential Minerals in Bone Health

Drugs in Reproductive Medicine

  1. Oral Agents For Ovulation Induction
  2. Use of Gonadotropin Preparations and GNRH Analogues in Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Drugs for Termination of Pregnancy

  1. Mifepristone
  2. Pharmacology of Prostaglandins
  3. Drugs Used in First Trimester Termination of Pregnancy
  4. Drugs for Second Trimester Termination of Pregnancy

Drugs in Gynaecological Cancer

  1. Chemotherapy in Gynaecological Oncology
  2. Drug Treatment for Sequelae After Gynecologic Cancer Treatment
  3. Common Drugs Used in Palliative Phase in Advanced Gynaecological Malignancy

Drugs in Gynaecological Urology

  1. Urogynaecology

Drugs in Genito-Urinary Medicine

  1. Bacterial Genital and Pelvic Infections
  2. Viral STIs
  3. Drugs in HIV Infection


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Gynecological Drug Therapy
by William Ledger
2006 336 pages $228.95 + shipping
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