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Arthritis Medicines A-Z: A Doctor's Guide to Today's Most Commonly Prescribed Arthritis Drugs
     

Arthritis Medicines A-Z: A Doctor's Guide to Today's Most Commonly Prescribed Arthritis Drugs

by C. Michael Stein MD
 
Manage Your Arthritis Treatment

Whether you are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis, chances are you are on one or several of the many medications now being used to treat this extremely common problem. And even more likely, you are receiving confusing information from multiple sources-pharmaceutical ads, the Internet, your peers, even your

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Manage Your Arthritis Treatment

Whether you are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis, chances are you are on one or several of the many medications now being used to treat this extremely common problem. And even more likely, you are receiving confusing information from multiple sources-pharmaceutical ads, the Internet, your peers, even your different doctors-about what's best for you.

To resolve the confusion, here is Arthritis Medicines A-Z, a comprehensive guidebook to help you navigate the maze of your arthritis treatment. In it, Dr. C. Michael Stein, an expert in the field, cuts through the tangle and offers clear, objective information on eighty-five prescription and nonprescription medications for arthritis. Each comprehensive drug listing includes such important details as:

* Drug family
* Type of arthritis for which the drug should be used
* Interactions with other arthritis treatments
* Precautions that should be taken when you use the drug
* Realistic explanations of how serious or nonthreatening the listed side effects are likely to be

Arthritis Medicines A-Z offers you medical facts in comprehensible terms so you can take enlightened control of your arthritis treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780609805077
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/10/2001
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.23(w) x 8.04(h) x 0.77(d)

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Meet the Author

C. Michael Stein, M.D., is a practicing rheumatologist and clinical pharmacologist at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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