2000 Complete Drug Reference

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Consumer Reports Books, 1999 - Reference - 1760 pages
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The most thorough, objective and authoritative guide to over 10,000 prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

Complete Drug Reference, compiled independently of any drug manufacturer influence, is the most unbiased, objective guide to virtually every medicine used in the United States. This 1,700-page guide is based on thorough reviews and consensus of hundreds of medical authorities. It provides valuable, even life-saving information and guidance in clear, direct language written not for physicians or pharmacists but for the person taking or administering the drug. This up-to-date edition includes:
-- Guidelines on drug usage, interactions with food or other drugs, and side effects
-- Complete coverage of side effects of food and drug interactions
-- Proper ways to store drugs
-- 32-page full-color medicine chart illustrating over 1,600 prescription medicines
-- More than 1,700 pages
-- Easy-to-use index by brand and generic names.

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This terrific source of straightforward information on currently marketed prescription and over-the-counter drugs is written in language aimed at the layperson. More comprehensive in terms of coverage ... Read full review


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Consumer Reports is located in Yonkers, NY and for more than 70 years has tested and reported on products of every form, size and shape, including consumer electronics, autos, appliances, baby products, and health and financial services. Consumer Reports is trusted for its expert unbiased testing and reporting, and for the fact that it does not take advertising and is beholden to no commercial interest.

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