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Publisher Comments:

For more than 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 concise, readable, and easy-to-understand entry, making The Pill Book the perfect reference when you have questions about the medications your doctor prescribes.

The most up-to-date information about the more than 1,800 most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States:

• 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

• The most popular self-injected medications 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

• 32 pages of actual-size color photographs of prescription pills

Synopsis:

Millions of consumers trust this reference to provide official, FDA-approved drug information plus guidelines from leading pharmacists. More than 1,800 commonly prescribed drugs in the United States are detailed.

About the Author

Harold M. Silverman, Pharm. D., has been practicing health-care public affairs and communications for over fifteen years. He is the co-author of Bantam's The Vitamin Book, and author of the chapter on generic drugs in The Merck Manual: Home Edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553383911
Author:
Silverman, Harold M
Publisher:
Bantam
Photographer:
Mitchell, Benn
Author:
Dr. Harold M. Silverman
Author:
Silverman, Harold M.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Drugs
Subject:
Identification
Edition Number:
12
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Pill Book
Publication Date:
20080429
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32-PP 4-COLOR INSERT
Pages:
1296
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.1 x 1.9 in 2.05 lb

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Pharmacology
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference

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