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Written by Zaneta M. Pronsky, MS, RD, LDN, FADA, National Speaker on Food-Medication Interactions & Consultant Dietitian, Birchrunville, PA; Former Chief Research Dietitian, Clinical Research Center, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

Sr. Jeanne Patricia Crowe PharmD, RPh, Director of Pharmacy, Camilla Hall Nursing Home; Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Division, Immaculata College, Immaculata, PA & National Speaker on Food-Medication Interactions
Veronica S.L. Young PharmD
, Asst. Director, Drug Information Service, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX. Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas, College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX
Dean Elbe BSc (Pharmacy)
, Clinical Pharmacist, Richmond Health Services, Richmond, BC, Canada, Clinical Instructor University British Columbia Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sol Epstein MD, FRCP, FACP
, Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, NYC, NY and Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Christine Hamilton Smith PhD, RD
, Professor Emerita, The Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition & Dietetics, Department of Family Environmental Sciences, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA
William Roberts, MD PhD
, Director of Clinical Chemistry, ARUP Laboratories; Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Forrest Batz, PharmD
, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy; Natural Medicine Information & Education, Santa Rosa, CA

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Features of the Handbook:

  • general drug class or actions
  • nutritional effects and related dietary instructions
  • side effects
  • renal/hepatic warnings 
  • cardiac warnings (new)
  • contra-indications
  • special dietary precautions
  • monitoring information
  • pregnancy information/FDA categories 
  • Nutritional Interventions to Aid in the Relief of Nutrition-Related Side Effects of Drugs
  • Nutritional Assessment Standards for Adult Males, Females (New)
  • Potential Gluten Containing Ingredients of Medication (revised)
  • Laboratory Values (extensively revised, many new tests added)
  • Grapefruit-Drug Interactions (expanded / updated )
  • Pressor Agents (High Tyramine Foods) (updated )
  • Segmental Weights for Limbs (revised)
  • Potential Interactive Ingredients (expanded & revised)
  • Drug-Alcohol (Ethanol) Interactions (revised)
  • Caffeine Content of Foods and Beverages (revised, reflects the most up-to-date info from manufacturers)
  • Salt Substitutes (revised) 
  • High Oxalate Food Sources (revised)
  • FDA Pregnancy Categories 
  • High Phytate Food Sources
  • BMI
  • Calculation of Desirable Body Weight
  • Osmolalities of Selected Beverages and Foods
  • pH and Acid Content of Beverages 
  • Magnesium (Mg) Sources 
  • Potassium (K) Sources
  • Vitamin K Sources 
  • Micronutrient Food Sources (updated table)
  • Comparison of Height-Weight Tables
  • Drugs Not Compatible with Tube Feeding (updated)

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