Dangerous Drug Interactions: How To Protect Yourself From Harmful Drug/Drug, Drug/Food, Drug/Vitamin Combinations

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Macmillan, Feb 15, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 510 pages
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What you don't know can hurt you!

Every time you combine any kind of drug with another-- prescription medicines, over-the-counter products, vitamins, minerals, herbs, alcohol, even food-- you expose yourself to the risk of a potentially hazardous interaction. DANGEROUS DRUG INTERACTIONS can help you navigate the treacherous waters of medicine/vitamin/food combinations with confidence. This life-saving reference includes:

* Over 200 easy-to-understand charts with information on medications for pain relief, allergies, asthma, arthritis, heart problems, depression, diabetes, contraception, ulcers, and much more

* Detailed descriptions of the symptoms of dangerous interactions

* Specific concerns for women, children, and older adults

* Vital information on Viagra, Propulsid, Lanoxin, Vasotec, Adalat, Prozac, Mevacor, Zocor, Lipitor, Tagamet, Coumadin, Dilantin, Prilosec, Synthroid, Procardia, and scores of other commonly prescribed medicines

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Joe and Teresa Graedon are America's most trusted health-care authorities. Their nine books, including the best selling The People's Pharmacy, have combined sales of more than 3 million copies. Their thrice-weekly newspaper column appears in 100+ newspapers, and their weekly radio talk show is heard on over 500 stations worldwide. They live in Durham, North Carolina.

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