This book presents the essential facts on hundreds of the most common generic and brand name drugs in use today. With all the prescription and nonprescription drugs that are now available, it's more important than ever to be well ...
Publisher: Reader's Digest Association
Authoritative and handy, this resource features a comprehensive listing of disorders and the drugs doctors use to treat them. Includes information-packed profiles of over 170 individual drugs.
Because some important chemicals may be washed out along with the water and salt, a doctor may prescribe ... Calcium channel blockers (see page 795), like so many of the other drugs used for hypertension, act by relaxing the arteries ...
Publisher: PDR Network
Published by Medical Economics Data, Five Paragon Drive, Montvale, NJ 07645-1742. Lists drugs by brand name (with generic cross reference) providing Physicians' Desk Reference information--indications, counterindications, dosage, side effects, warnings--in lay language. Also includes overviews of 26 diseases and sources for further information. Appendices address safe medication use, sugar-free products, alcohol-free products, drugs that might cause a reaction to sunlight. Includes indexing by disease and disorder as well as a general index, and a color photo section for pill identification. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Schedule I: These medicines have a high abuse and dependence potential. Typically, the only use for these drugs is for research purposes. Examples include LSD and heroin. A prescription cannot be legally written for these drugs for ...
Author: James J. Rybacki
Lists and describes the most common prescription drugs in current use, discussing the benefits and risks of each, side effects, interactions, dosages, and essential precautions.
Author: Brian S. Katcher
Publisher: Avon Books
Provides information on the names, interactions, and therapeutic uses of perscription drugs and discusses the side effects for older people
In this section, we look at certain key things you can tell your doctor to help him choose the right prescription drug for you. Be sure to tell your doctor if you Have drug allergies. Make sure you mention any drug allergy you have ...
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The ultimate Canadian guide to prescription medication Over half of all Canadians take at least one prescription drug, but most of us know very little about the medication we're taking, including why we've been prescribed anything in the first place. Understanding Prescription Drugs Canadians For Dummies will answer many of the questions Canadians have about prescription drugs, but were afraid ask our doctors and pharmacists. Topics covered include: * What a prescription drug is * Common concerns * Side effects * Ailments and drugs used to treat them * Prescribing practices Understanding Prescription Drugs For Canadians For Dummies will go beyond the encyclopedic and often overwhelming information offered in massive pill books on the Web. It will empower readers, providing them with the knowledge they need as responsible consumers.