The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs provides more detailed and comprehensive information on the most important drugs in current use than any other reference source available to the general public. It includes suggestions for how consumers can lower their prescription costs and other medical expenses as well as tips for how pharmacists and physicians can control medical costs, making it a resource doctors, pharmacists and other health-care professionals will want to consult as well. With each drug profile, you'll find:
The benefits versus the risks of the drugs highlighted in an easy-to-read, quick-reference box
The generic and brand names of the drug, including whether the drug is available generically
The principal uses of the drug
How the drug works
How safe it is to take, including the possible risks of taking it
Possible effects of the drug on sexual function
Whether it's safe to use if you're pregnant or breastfeeding
Precautions to take if you're over 60
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James J. Rybacki, Pharm.D., President of the Clearwater Group, an international therapeutic research and management concern, is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland, serves on the steering committee of the Society for Clinical Densitometry helping define the role of bone measurement and use of new medicines in osteoporosis, is an editor for the Drugdex Drug Information System and is a member of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Distinguished Faculty in HIV. In addition, Dr. Rybacki is the original host of "The Pharmacist Minute," a radio program heard in more than 140 countries around the world.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0062735063
Book Description Harpercollins, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0062735063
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