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Consumer drug reference
United States Pharmacopeial Convention.
2002 edition.
Publication Information:
Yonkers, N.Y. : Consumer Reports, [2001]

Physical Description:
vi, 88 pages, i, 24 pages, 14 pages, 1642 pages : color photographs ; 29 cm
General Note:
"A Consumer reports reference guide"--p. [4] of cover.

"Published simultaneously by Micromedex, Inc., under the title USP DI, Volume II (Advice for the patient), twenty-second edition, 2002."--T.p. verso.

Previously published as: United States pharmacopeia drug information for the consumer (1980-1990); Complete drug reference (1991-2001).
Added Uniform Title:
Complete drug reference.
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Central Library RS301.15 .U6 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
Collins Library RS301.15 .U6 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Reference material
Kenmore Library RS301.15 .U6 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Reference material

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Unlike similar books, the Complete Drug Reference relies solely on medical experts for its facts, not on drug companies' package inserts. In clear and easy-to-understand language, the volume explains everything one needs to know about each drug's indications, interactions with food and other drugs and side effects. 24-page color chart.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Consumer Reports Editionp. iv
To the Reader
How to Use This Bookp. v
About USP and Micromedexp. vi
Indexp. 1
The Medicine Chartp. i
General Information
General Information About Use of Medicinesp. 1
Avoiding Medicine Mishapsp. 3
Getting the Most Out of Your Medicinesp. 6
About the Medicines You Are Takingp. 12
Drug Entriesp. 1
Glossaryp. 1611
I. Additional Products and Usesp. 1629
II. Poison Control Center Listingp. 1631
III. USP People 2000-2005
Officers and Board of Trusteesp. 1635
General Committee of Revisionp. 1635
Council of Expertsp. 1635
Council of Experts Executive Committeep. 1635
Complex Actives Division Executive Committeep. 1635
General Policies and Requirements Executive Committeep. 1635
Information Division Executive Committteep. 1635
Noncomplex Actives and Excipients Division Executivep. 1635
Nomenclature and Labeling Expert Committeep. 1636
2000-2005 Information Expert Committeesp. 1637
Information Division Additional Contributorsp. 1639
Members of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention as of June 18, 2001p. 1639

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