Instant Guide to Drug-herb InteractionsBook - 2001
A-Z listing of 150 common drugs with essential information on how they interact with herbs. When taking both drugs and herbs, two rules of thumb apply. One, don't mix medicines and herbal supplements that have similar actions. And two, don't mix medicines and supplements that have opposing actions. But sorting out these remedies and their rules can be confusing -- even dangerous -- until now. Instant Guide to Drug-Herb Interactions is your one-stop, at-a-glance source for the millions of consumers who take herbs and herbal supplements along with their prescription and over-the-counter medications. Featuring 150 of the most common drugs, organized by generic name, it highlights those herbs that should be avoided when using each drug and explains why a contraindication may occur. Many listings also include herbs that enhance the effectiveness and reduce the side effects of the drugs. With Instant Guide to Drug-Herb Interactions, you can feel confident about getting the best benefit form every drug and herb you use.
Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley Publishing, c2001.
Characteristics: 160 p. :,ill. ;,17 cm.
Alternative Title: Drug-herb interactions