March 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 3 | Features | 306 | Copyright © March 2019

Tarek S. Shaath MD, Amit Om MD, Christopher M. Wolfe DO, George F. Cohen MD

Florida State University College of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Tallahassee, FL

This table is derived from the 3rd edition of the "Dermatology Pocket Guide" from The table highlights many of the complex systemic medications used in dermatology along with dosing protocols, indications, lab monitoring, side effects, contraindications, and mechanisms of these drugs. The residents at our program frequently reference this guide during clinic which assists with prescribing medications while also reducing medical errors. The full contents of the pocket guide can be found at