A clear and comprehensive reference guide to medicines and their effects, ideal for home use or for health care professionals and medical students.
Written in an accessible style, this dictionary contains over 4,000 entries on a wide range of medicines available today. Covering the full range of over-the-counter, pharmacy, and prescription medicines, this dictionary is perfect for meeting the increasing demands of patients and their families for information about medical drugs.
It features entries for terms used in prescriptives and supply of medicines, and on conditions and the medicines used to treat them. It contains comprehensive information on side effects and interactions with other medicines. It also features entries for classes of drugs (e.g. ibuprofen), and proprietary names (e.g. Prozac).