Dangerous Drug Interactions

Dangerous Drug Interactions

by Joe Graedon, Teresa Graedon
     
 

What you don't know can hurt you!

Every time you combine any kind of drug with another— prescription medicines, over-the-counter products, vitamins, minerals, herbs, alcohol, even food— you expose yourself to the risk of a potentially hazardous interaction. DANGEROUS DRUG INTERACTIONS can help you navigate the treacherous waters of

Overview

What you don't know can hurt you!

Every time you combine any kind of drug with another— prescription medicines, over-the-counter products, vitamins, minerals, herbs, alcohol, even food— you expose yourself to the risk of a potentially hazardous interaction. DANGEROUS DRUG INTERACTIONS can help you navigate the treacherous waters of medicine/vitamin/food combinations with confidence. This life-saving reference includes:

* Over 200 easy-to-understand charts with information on medications for pain relief, allergies, asthma, arthritis, heart problems, depression, diabetes, contraception, ulcers, and much more

* Detailed descriptions of the symptoms of dangerous interactions

* Specific concerns for women, children, and older adults

* Vital information on Viagra, Propulsid, Lanoxin, Vasotec, Adalat, Prozac, Mevacor, Zocor, Lipitor, Tagamet, Coumadin, Dilantin, Prilosec, Synthroid, Procardia, and scores of other commonly prescribed medicines

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"At last, someone has tackled this most complex and critical area. Only the Graedons could make this clear and understandable. A 'must have' for anyone interested in their health."— Dean Edell, M.D., Medical Journalist, KGO-TV

"A consumer-friendly, accurate, and useful resource for professionals as well as patients."— Fred Eckel, Professor, UNC School of Pharmacy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312968267
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
02/15/1999
Series:
People's Pharmacy Guides Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.76(h) x 1.12(d)

What People are saying about this

Fred L. Eckel
A consumer-friendly, accurate, and useful resource for professionals as well as patients.
Pedro Cuatrecasas
Every health-conscious consumer should have a copy of this at arm's reach.
Dean Edell
At last, someone has tackled this most complex and critical area. Only the Graedons could make this clear and understandable. A "must have" for anyone interested in their health.

Meet the Author

Joe and Teresa Graedon are America's most trusted health-care authorities. Their nine books, including the best selling The People's Pharmacy, have combined sales of more than 3 million copies. Their thrice-weekly newspaper column appears in 100+ newspapers, and their weekly radio talk show is heard on over 500 stations worldwide. They live in Durham, North Carolina.

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