Reference source for the wide range of medicines available today.
This dictionary covers over-the-counter, pharmacy, and prescription medicines. It contains entries for classes of drugs such as antibiotics, generic names such as ibuprofen, and proprietary names such as Prozac and Arthrotec. Comprehensive information on side effects and interactions with other medicines are given, and there are entries on conditions and the medicines used to treat them. Terms used in the prescription and supply of medicine are provided.