The Pill Book
By Harold M. Silverman
(Bantam, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780553593563, 1280pp.)
Publication Date: April 24, 2012
List Price: $8.99*
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THE CONSUMER S GUIDE TO PILLS COMPLETELY REVISED 15TH EDITION FOR 2012 WITH MORE THAN 20 IMPORTANT NEW DRUGS AND DOZENS OF NEW BRAND NAMES
For more than three decades, millions of consumers have trusted "The Pill Book "to provide official, FDA-approved information on more than 1,800 of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, with guidelines from leading pharmacists. Each drug is profiled in a concise, readable, easy-to-understand entry, making "The Pill Book" the perfect reference when you have questions about the medications your doctor prescribes. Inside you ll discover
generic and brand-name listings that can help you save money
what each 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.