Synopses & Reviews
Everything you need to know about prescription drugs -- based on the FDA-approved information published in the Physicians' Desk Reference®
Why was this drug prescribed to me?
What are the benefits and risks of taking this drug?
Will I experience any side effects?
What questions should I ask my doctor
about this prescription?
You'll find the answers to all these questions and more in this accessible, up-to-the-minute resource. The drug profiles in this unique consumer handbook are drawn from the Physicians' Desk Reference® -- the trusted guide to safe, effective drug therapy that healthcare professionals have relied on for more than half a century.
The simple, A-to-Z listing of brand-name medications -- with convenient generic cross-references -- in THE PDR® Pocket Guide To Prescription Drugs provides all the information you need about the benefits, risks, and side effects associated with each method of treatment. You'll learn about possible food and drug interactions, pregnancy-related warnings and safety measures, and the symptoms of overdose. Other features include a Disease and Disorder Index, photographs of more than 100 drugs, and a national directory of Poison Control Centers.
The completely revised edition of the renowned guide doctors depend on--complete with all the essential information readers need to protect their well-being. Is this drug safe for someone like me? Why is this drug prescribed? What are the most important facts about the drug? How should I take this drug? How should I make up a forgotten dose? What are the side effects? Why should I avoid this drug? What are the special warnings about this drug? Readers can find the answers to all these questions in one up-to-the-minute source. With complete information on the latest remedies, The PDR Pocket Guide gives readers everything they need to know as they work with their doctor to assure the safest, most effective treatment possible. For nearly half a century, doctors have relied on the PDR. Now readers at home can have the valuable reference at their fingertips.
This completely revised edition of the renowned guide presents everything readers need to know about prescription drugs based on the FDA-approved information published in the "Physicians Desk Reference." Original.