These drug interaction guidelines are offered as a general summary ofinformation for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health professionals.Inappropriate administration of interacting drugs to patients can result in severeinjury or death. These guidelines cannot identify medical risks specific to anindividual patient or recommend patient treatment. These guidelines are not tobe used as a substitute for professional training. The absence of typographicalerrors is not guaranteed. These guidelines are not necessarily all-inclusive.Useof these guidelines indicates acknowledgement that neither NephrologyPharmacy Associates, Inc. (NPA), Bone Care International, Inc. nor theauthorswill be responsible for any loss or injury, including death, sustainedinconnection with, or as a result of, theuse of these guidelines. Readers shouldconsult the complete information available in the package insert for each agentindicated before prescribing medications.Guides such as this one can only draw from information available at the timeofpublication. Nephrology Pharmacy Associates, Inc., Bone Care International,Inc. and the authors of these guidelines are under no obligation to updateinformation obtained herein. Future medical advances or product informationmay affect or change the information provided. Health professionals using theseguidelines are responsible for monitoring ongoing medical advances related todrug therapy.Copyright 2004. All rights reserved, including right of reproduction, in whole or inpart, in any form.
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