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From aspirins and antihistamines to antiobiotics and inoculations, this guide covers over 4000 drugs available over the counter and on prescription. Possible side effects are clearly explained, and the book is fully cross-referenced. Informative and practical introductory sections explain what drugs are, how they are prepared and how they work. There is also important advice on how to use drugs safely, charts of common problem areas with information about possible causes, treatments and precautions, a checklist for the contents of a home medicine cabinet and instructions on the taking, handling and disposing of drugs that are no longer needed.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 470g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 074750993X
  • 9780747509936