Drug Facts and Comparisons contains up-to-date, comprehensive information on over
22,000 Rx and 6,000 OTC items grouped by therapeutic category for ease of comparison.
The book answers questions about actions, indications and contraindications; warnings
and precautions; interactions between drugs; adverse reactions; administration,
dosage, and overdosage; patient information. Comparisons provided include drug
to drug; different dosage forms; name brands are compared to name brands and to
generics. Facts and Comparisons are also given on Centers for Disease Control
biologicals and antiparasitic drugs; IV solutions; therapeutic and diagnostic
ophthalmic preparations; diagnostic aids and radiographic contrast media and products;
NCI investigational chemotherapeutic drugs; combination cancer chemotherapy regimens.
This hardbound edition includes the Drug Identifier 2008 CD-ROM, the premier
tool for correct drug identification. Ensure accuracy by searching through more
than 5,000 color images in seconds. Search by drug name, imprint, NDC code,
color, shape, manufacturer, coating, scoring, clarity, and flavor.