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
Harold M. Silverman, Pharm.D., is a pharmacist and has been practicing medical and health-care public affairs and communications for more than fifteen years. He is the co-author of The Vitamin Book and author of the chapter on generic drugs in… More about Harold M. Silverman
Ebook | $7.99
Published by Bantam Sep 23, 2009| 1296 Pages| ISBN 9780307422613