Fully Updated Sixth Edition - Over 1,800,000 Copies Sold Over 5,000 Over-The-Counter And Prescription Medicines Extensive Information On Side-Effects; Medicines is a vital companion for all users of medicine, whether parents buying for babies and children, anyone wanting more information on a doctor's prescription, or those who need to find a remedy for an occasional illness. Brand names and generic terms are listed in an A-Z format with full cross-referencing. Each entry provides essential information on which ailments a medicine treats, how it works, possible side-effects and warnings for special groups such as the elderly, children, and pregnant women. Where relevant, natural sources of drugs are mentioned. A glossary of illnesses and medical terms is included at the end.
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