The Pill Book, 12th Edition

For more than two decades, millions of consumers have trusted The Pill Book to provide official FDA-approved drug information plus guidelines from leading pharmacists. Each drug is profiled in a concise readable, and easy-to-understand entry, making The Pill Book the perfect reference when you have questions about the medications your doctor prescribes. The most up-to-date information about the more than 1,800 most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States:

  •  Generic and brand-name listings that can help you save money
  •  What the drug is for, and how it works
  •  Usual dosages, and what to do if a dose is skipped
  •  Side effects and possible adverse reactions, highlighted for quick reference
  •  Interactions with other drugs and food
  •  Overdose and addiction potential
  •  Alcohol-free and sugar-free medications
  •  The most popular self-injected medications and their safe handling
  •  Information for seniors, pregnant and breast-feeding women, children, and others with special needs
  •  Cautions and warnings, and when to call your doctor
  •  32 pages of actual-size color photographs of prescription pills