Key Features

  • Describes each substance's mechanism of action, side effects, drug-drug interactions, dosage, cost of therapy, and degree of safety during pregnancy or lactation, providing the thorough details you need to choose the most effective course of treatment.
  • Indicates not only whether the FDA has approved a drug based on clinical trials, but also whether the drug is generally considered to be safe in the absence of FDA approval.
  • Includes over-the-counter drugs and alternative medications as well as prescription drugs, to give you a broad background of available drugs.
  • Features an alphabetical organization by both trade and generic name...a special index listing drugs by category...and an easy-to-read page format that make reference more efficient.
  • Uses an eye-catching icon to highlight known teratogens.

Details

No. of pages:
1120
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416040132
Electronic ISBN:
9780323315425