The Women's Pharmacy

The Women's Pharmacy

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a€c Easy-to-use A-Z format a€” features profiles of 300 drugs a€c Vital information on side effects and drug interactions a€c Cutting-edge research on the latest drug therapies ... and much more Know the facts about the drugs you take. With two thirds of the more than 1.6 billion prescriptions a year written for women, therea€™s an urgent need for a clear, concise resource to help sort through the confusing a€” and often contradictory a€” bombardment of information and advertising for the drugs we take. This authoritative guide provides an essential list of the drugs used exclusively by women a€” fertility drugs, contraceptives, breast cancer drugs, estrogens a€” plus drugs for cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high cholesterol, diabetes, and other health problems that affect women in greater numbers than men. It features: a€c 200 prescription drug profiles covering more than 300 drugs a€c Each druga€™s brand name, generic name, classification, dosage, side effects, drug and food/alcohol interactions, and pregnancy/nursing risks a€c New research on which drugs affect women differently than men a€c Facts even your doctor may not know a€c Questions to ask the pharmacist a€” before you take the drug a€c Cautions for ordering drugs over the Internet a€c Special warnings for seniors a€c A guide to nonprescription and over-the-counter medications Plus a€” a special womena€™s resource directory for health-related issues and Web site addresses From the Paperback edition.An Essential Guide to What Women Should Know About Prescription Drugs Julie Catalano. Points to remember: An asterisk (a#39;) following a brand name or a generic name indicates that that drug is one of the Top 200 Prescriptions, based onanbsp;...

Title:The Women's Pharmacy
Author:Julie Catalano
Publisher:Dell - 2008-12-10


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