Understanding Prescription Drugs for Canadians for Dummies

Understanding Prescription Drugs for Canadians for Dummies

Book - 2007
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The ultimate Canadian guide to prescription medication

Over half of all Canadians take at least one prescription drug, but most of us know very little about the medication we're taking, including why we've been prescribed anything in the first place. Understanding Prescription Drugs Canadians For Dummies will answer many of the questions Canadians have about prescription drugs, but were afraid ask our doctors and pharmacists. Topics covered include:
* What a prescription drug is
* Common concerns
* Side effects
* Ailments and drugs used to treat them
* Prescribing practices
Understanding Prescription Drugs For Canadians For Dummies will go beyond the encyclopedic and often overwhelming information offered in massive pill books on the Web. It will empower readers, providing them with the knowledge they need as responsible consumers.

Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley and Sons Canada, c2007
ISBN: 9780470838358
Branch Call Number: 615.1 Blu
Characteristics: xviii, 526 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: McDonald-Blumer, Heather


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