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
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About Harold M. Silverman
Educated at Columbia University, Dr. Harold Silverman has been a hospital pharmacist, industry consultant, author, and educator for more than 35 years. Dr. Silverman’s professional objective is to help people understand why medicines are prescribed and how to get the… More about Harold M. Silverman
Published by Bantam Sep 23, 2009| 1296 Pages| ISBN 9780307422613