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The Pill Book (Pill Book)

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Publisher Comments:

THE CONSUMER’S GUIDE TO PILLS—COMPLETELY REVISED 14th EDITION FOR 2010 WITH MORE THAN 20 IMPORTANT NEW DRUGS AND DOZENS OF NEW BRAND NAMES

 

For more than three decades, millions of consumers have trusted The Pill Book to provide official, FDA-approved information on more than 1,800 of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States with guidelines from leading pharmacists. Each drug is profiled in a concise, readable, easy-to-understand entry, making The Pill Book the perfect reference when you have questions about the medications your doctor prescribes. Inside you’ll discover

 

• generic and brand-name listings that can help you save money

• What each 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

 

No home should be without this book!

 

Synopsis:

This resource contains the most up-to-date information about the more than 1,800 most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States. Includes 32 pages of actual-size color photographs of prescription pills. Revised reissue.

Synopsis:

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

About the Author

Harold 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:
9780553588934
Author:
Silverman, Harold M
Publisher:
Bantam
Editor:
Silverman, Harold M.
Author:
Silverman, Harold M.
Author:
Harold M. Silverman, Ph.D.
Author:
Various
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Drug Guides
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Pill Book
Publication Date:
20080429
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32-PP 4-COLOR INSERT
Pages:
1296
Dimensions:
8.9 x 7 x 13.6 in 10 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This resource contains the most up-to-date information about the more than 1,800 most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States. Includes 32 pages of actual-size color photographs of prescription pills. Revised reissue.
"Synopsis" by , 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

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