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Stockley's Drug Interactions

A source book of interactions, their mechanisms, clinical importance and management

Tenth edition

Karen Baxter, Editor, Stockley's Drug Interactions, Pharmaceutical Press; and Claire L. Preston, Editor, Stockley's Drug Interactions, Pharmaceutical Press.

Now in its tenth edition, Stockley's Drug Interactions is still the most indispensable and authoritative international source of drug interaction information. Based upon the many thousands of published clinical papers and reports, it provides a series of detailed, yet concise, monographs designed for quick and easy reference. Each monograph contains a summary, clinical evidence for the interaction under discussion, its probable mechanism, clinical importance, and management.


  1. Covers interactions between therapeutic drugs, proprietary medicines, some commonly used herbal medicines, foods, drinks, pesticides, and drugs of abuse.
  2. Provides a comprehensive and fully-referenced discussion of the available clinical evidence for interactions, an assessment of their clinical importance, and gives clear practical guidance on how to manage the interaction, all in detailed yet concise monographs.
  3. Content is clinically relevant, evaluated, and evidence-based, and provides the depth of critical information that is often missing from more general reference works.
  4. Based on published sources and fully referenced.
  5. Global coverage— inclusion of drugs used worldwide.
  6. Part of a family of drug interactions resources including a quick reference pocket book - Stockley's Drug Interactions Pocket Companion ; and a specialist herbal interactions text - Stockley's Herbal Medicines Interactions .

New in this edition

The tenth edition has been comprehensively updated in-line with published literature and contains information on many new drugs, including amifampridine, dapoxetine, febuxostat, fingolimod, HCV- protease inhibitors (boceprevir and telaprevir), omalizumab, and tapentadol.

Some highlights include:

  • content has been updated to include new advice regarding the concurrent use of oral contraceptives and antibacterials
  • table of P-glycoprotein inhibitors has been revised and updated
  • tables of cytochrome P450 inducers and inhibitors have been revised and updated
  • table of drugs that prolong the QT-interval has been revised and updated.
Adobe PDF Sample chapter (345 KB)

From the reviews of the previous edition:

‘This reference is both comprehensive and well organised…This is an extremely useful book. The information is thorough, concise, clinically relevant, and referenced to the primary literature.'

Feb-08, Doody Enterprises, Inc.

‘This book is a convenient source of detailed information regarding major drug– drug, drug–herb, drug–nutrient, and other types of interactions. The monographs are generally concise and contain the basic elements for assessing and managing most clinically significant drug interactions.'

Gyorgy Csako, Senior Scientist, Frank Pucino, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Team Leader and Karim Anton Calis, Drug Information Service, Department of Pharmacy, National Institutes of Health. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Volume 42, April 2008

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ISBN 978 0 85711 061 9

Published Mar 2013

276 x 219mm (1680pp)

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