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The Best 'OTC' Drugs for Self-Care 9780963450739

The Best 'OTC' Drugs for Self-Care

A Guide for Using Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs to Relieve Common Symptoms and Treat Disease

ISBN-10: 0963450735
ISBN-13: 9780963450739
PUBLISHER: Abat Pathos
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Product Description: More than seventy-five percent of illness is self-treated & the average medicine cabinet contains at least 7 non-prescription medicines. Yet, with over 300,000 marketed OTC (over-the-counter or non-prescription drug) products, & hundreds of different active ingredients, even the most sophisticated consumer is CONFUSED. DO THEY WORK? ARE THEY SAFE? Some products are ineffective, others are useful but similar, while a few are uniquely effective for self-care. This new book answers these & many other questions. It contains background information & treatment options for more than 50 symptoms & diseases. The author, a medical scientist (pharmacologist), author, inventor & educator, makes self-care a reasonable, practical alternative. More than 1,000 individual 'brand name' OTC products are rated & generic equivalents noted. Generic buying can SAVE fifty percent of the cost of OTC products. Treatment choices including special considerations for drug use in children, pregnant or nursing women & the elderly are detailed. Potential drug interactions with OTC & prescription drugs are also described. It is PACKED WITH USEFUL FACTS & EXAMPLES. To order "THE BEST 'OTC' DRUGS FOR SELF-CARE," contact Baker & Taylor, your distributor or the publisher: Abat Pathos Publishing, P.O. Box 370, Poway, CA 92074-0370 or call for more information: 1-800-BEST-MED.

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PAGES: 240
CATEGORY: Health & Fitness, Medical

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