An up-to-date, comprehensive consumer guide to the most commonly prescribed drugs for mind and mood disorders
For the one in two Americans who will develop a mind or mood disorder, here is an indispensable reference focused specifically on the drugs most often prescribed for their condition.
Official FDA-approved information plus guidelines from nationally esteemed psychiatrists and pharmacists provide trustworthy information about these medications. Special concerns for women, children, and seniors make this reference an essential addition to your home medical library.
Complete drug profiles include: • Brand and generic names for each drug • What the drug is for and how it works in the body • Information on dosage, including the best times to take each drug • Common side effects, risk factors, and when to call your doctor • Interactions with other drugs • Interactions with foods and beverages • Medical conditions that may affect the choice of a particular drug
Plus: • Popular herbal remedies • A comprehensive listing of resources for additional information about specific mind/mood disorders • Color photographs of the twenty-five most commonly prescribed mind/mood drugs