The lifesaving, money-saving guide that should be within reach of every medicine cabinet
Join the millions of smart, health-conscious consumers who turn to Joe and Teresa Gradeon for sound advice on the enter spectrum of medications and health care products on today's drugstore shelves.
From antiperspirants to antidepressants, from dandruff shampoos to cold remedies, antacides, pain relievers, laxatives, betacarotene, and the newest prescription drugs for heart disease, the Graedons provide the latest data on safety and effectiveness, and enable readers to make informed choices.
Topics covered include:
New warnings about side effects and interactions
Breakthroughs that could change your life
How, when and with what to take your medications
New drugs such as Imitrex, Effexor, Aleve, Pepcid AC, Tagament HB, and Zantac 75: what they do and what to watch out for
Home remedies for arthritis, dandruff, hiccups, heartburn, bug bites, bad breath, and more
Drugs for children and women (including the latest word on Ritalin estrogen treatment, and contraceptives)
Ready-reference guide to the 100 most commonly prescribed drugs
How to save money--sometimes hundred of dollars a year--by knowing when a generic is as good as a brand-name drug
Allergy, asthma, Alzheimer's anxiety, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, headache, heartburn, high cholesterol, and other medican conditions