The Pill Book

The Pill Book

Book - 2004 | 11th ed., new and rev.
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Random House, Inc.
For over two decades, millions of consumers have trusted The Pill Book to provide official, FDA-approved drug information plus guidelines from leading pharmacists. Each drug is profiled in a consise, readable, aand easy-to-understand entry, making The Pill Book the perfect reference for readers who have questions about the medications their doctors prescribe.

The most up-to-date information about more than 1,800 most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States. The 11th edition introduces more than 40 new FDA-approved drugs and dozens of brand names. Each easy to understand entry includes:

-Generic and brand-name listings that can help you save money
-What the drug is for, and how it works
-Usual dosages, and what to do if a dose is skipped
-Side effects and possible adverse reactions, highlighted for quick reference
-Interactions with other drugs and food
-Overdose and addiction potential
-Alcohol-free and sugar-free medications

Also includes:
-The most popular self-injected medication and their safe handling
-Information for seniors, pregnant and breast-feeding women, children, and others with special needs
-Cautions and warnings, and when to call your doctor

Baker & Taylor
Based on information from the Food and Drug Administration, an updated consumer's guide offers up-to-date profiles of more than 1,800 of the most commonly prescribed drugs in America, including generic and brand names, usual dosages, drug and food interactions, and side effects, as well as color photographs. Reissue.

& Taylor

Profiles over 1,800 commonly prescribed drugs, providing information on dosages, side effects, interactions, and warnings.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2004
Edition: 11th ed., new and rev.
ISBN: 9780553584790
Branch Call Number: 615.1 SIL 2004
Characteristics: xiii, 1230 p., [32] p. of col. plates ; 18 cm


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