Assists clinicians in quickly recognizing and avoiding potential adverse reactions and interactions that can occur between more than 150 of the most common herbal remedies and prescription/over-the-counter medications. This quick-reference is organized alphabetically and includes drug interactions, side effects, and highlighted cautionary notes for each entry.
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This handy reference is the one essential tool clinicians need to recognize and avoid overdoses, interactions, and adverse effects in patients who use herbal remedies. Cross references and detailed index help you find important information quickly. Interactions are summarized for both prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medicines.
*Quick and authoritative answers for more than 150 widely-used herbal remedies
*Evidence-based data and references with each entry
*Adverse effects and interactions of herbal treatments with prescription and OTC medications
*Alphabetical organization by herbal remedy, with multiple appendixes
*Claimed health benefits and indications for remedies
*Scientific verification, if any, for alleged benefits
*Efficacy and safety of remedies
*Pharmacology and toxicity of each herbal treatment
*A concise review of botanical-source pharmaceuticals
Richard B. Philp, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX007142153X