Complete Guide to Prescription and Nonprescription Drugs
The ultimate A-to-Z illness and drug reference guide.
Includes New FDA-Approved Drugs-Over 2.5 Million Copies Sold!
This revised and updated edition of the bestselling, classic guide provides the necessary information about all the prescription and nonprescription drugs that the public has come to rely on-from one of America's most trusted physicians. Includes:
- Revised information on new FDA changes
- Easy-to-use chart format for quick access to data
- Guidelines to avoid dangerous interactions
- Information on dangerous side effects
- Warnings and vital data for safe use
- More than 5,000 brand names and 800 generic names
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ACETAMINOPHEN ADVERSE REACTIONS Advise any doctor allergic Antacids Anticholinergics Anticoagulants Anticonvulsants Antidepressants antihistamines aspirin BASIC INFORMATION Habit blood pressure BRAND NAMES Breast-feeding C# WARNINGS Call doctor right call poison control Carbamazepine CLASS COMBINED EFFECT Cocaine Codeine COMBINED EFFECT Alcohol Consult doctor consult your doctor Continued next column Decreased Dial 911 emergency diarrhea Diuretics doctor or dentist doctor or pharmacist doctor when Convenient dose don't double double this dose DRUG CLASS COMBINED DRUGS Don't finish medicine forget a dose heartbeat help or call HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE Increased effect Increased risk Infants & children INFORMATION Habit forming inhibitors INTERACTS WITH COMBINED kidney lapse before drug levodopa Life-threatening Marijuana medicine without consulting NAME OR DRUG nausea NSAIDs OVERDOSE SYMPTOMS pain Phenothiazines Phenytoin piloting or hazardous poison control center Pregnancy Prescription needed Probenecid PSEUDOEPHEDRINE REACTIONS OR SIDE Risk category SIDE EFFECTS SYMPTOMS Skin & sunlight special problems expected SUBSTANCES INTERACTS Take as soon toxicity vomiting Yes Available
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