Synopses & Reviews
The revised and updated 2011 edition of the most accessible, comprehensive and affordable guide to prescription and nonprescription drugs.
The classic guide to all major prescription and nonprescription drugs, featuring revised, up-to date FDA information and an A-Z list of medical conditions and their commonly used drugs for easy reference. It includes coverage of dosage and length of time before the drug takes effect, side effects, special precautions, interactions with other food and drugs, standards for use by different age groups, and much more. It also features a generic and brand name directory, a comprehensive glossary, and complete index by generic, brand, and class name.
"Outstanding reference source."-- American Library Association
"Best of the home health books."—Changing Times
"One of the simplest and most thorough guides ever put together on the subject."-- United Press International
"Comprehensive, easy-to-use, and informative."--Los Angeles Times
This newly revised, expanded 2013 edition of the bestselling drug reference book features more than 6,000 brand names and 1,000 generic names plus:
- revised information on new FDA changes
- easy-to-use chart format for quick access to data
- information on dangerous interactions and side effects
- warnings and vital data for safe use
- comprehensive coverage of lifestyle drugs -- skin aging, obesity, sexual dysfunction, and more
About the Author
Dr. H. Winter Griffith
spent more than thirty years in private practice, university teaching, and hospital administration. Dr. Griffith wrote many books, including Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery; Complete Guide to Pediatric Symptoms, Illness & Medications; Complete Guide to Sports Injuries;
and Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery for People Over 50.
Stephen W. Moore, M.D., is a family physician in Tucson, Arizona