The basic concepts essential for understanding the way in which drugs exert their desired and unwanted effects. Includes advice to help the consumer stay in control of their own treatment. The handy Drug Directory has an up-to-date list of some of the 140 most widely prescribed or taken medicinal drugs. Details for each drug include different names given to the drug, how it is taken, how it works, side effects and things to be careful about when using the drug. How does the drug supply chain work and what are the issues associated with getting medicinal drugs to consumers? What are the roles of major players, such as the government, doctors and pharmacists in determining drug accessibility, cost and their impact on consumers.
|Place of Publication||Sydney|
|Number of pages||357|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|