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Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2018 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition

Author(s): Editor in Chief, Richard J. Hamilton, MD, FAAEM, FACMT, FACEP, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • ISBN-13: 9781284142594
  • Paperback    292 pages      © 2018
Price: $19.95 US List
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Used by prescribers around the world, including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, dentists, and medical transcriptionists, the Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia® 2018 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition continues its tradition as the leading portable drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care.


The Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia® 2018 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition details FDA approved drug dosing, available trade and generic formulations, metabolism, safety in pregnancy and lactation, relative drug pricing information, Canadian trade names, and an herbal & alternative therapies section. Multiple tables supplement the drug content, including opioid equivalency, emergency drug infusions, cardiac dysrhythmia protocols, pediatric drug dosing, and much more.


New to the 2018 Edition:
• Updated with new drug information
• New renal dose adjustment symbol to indicate when a drug needs a dose adjustment or is contraindicated in renal insufficiency
• FDA guideline updates
• Removal of discontinued drugs and outdated dosing information


As always, each edition of the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia® is meticulously peer-reviewed by experts and is now available in multiple print, mobile, and digital formats. This resource is also available in a Deluxe Lab-Coat version.

Editor in Chief, Richard J. Hamilton, MD, FAAEM, FACMT, FACEP-Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Richard Hamilton is chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Hamilton has been a faculty member at the College since 1997.

A Philadelphia native, Dr. Hamilton received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Hahnemann University. After medical school, he was on active duty as a U.S. Navy flight surgeon, performing research in aerospace medicine. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. He subsequently completed a fellowship in medical toxicology at New York University, where he was also a faculty member working in the Emergency Department of New York City`s Bellevue Hospital.

Dr. Hamilton is board certified in emergency medicine and medical toxicology and is a captain in the US Naval Reserves. In 2003, he spent two weeks in Ghana, where he participated in the Navy`s West African Training Cruise Medical Outreach Program. He was mobilized to active duty for one year in 2004 under Operation Enduring Freedom.


  • Outpatient Pediatric Drug Table

    In response to customer feedback, we are providing an updated Outpatient Pediatric Drugs table that was not included in the printed 2018 Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeias. This updated table can be found in the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia mobile app, available on the App Store and Google Play. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and hope this printable table helps when making decisions at the point of care.

    We appreciate our loyal customers for reaching out to us as we are committed to providing health care providers the best available portable medical references.

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