The Pill Book

The Pill Book

Book - 2008
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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
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2008
Edition: 13th ed
ISBN: 9780553588934
Branch Call Number: RS51 .S555 2008x
Characteristics: xii, 1,280 p., [32] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Silverman, Harold M.


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