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The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, A new and closer look at Aspirin

Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs - Asprin
$8.99
SKU: EGPD-Asprin-Comb

Would aspirin be a prescription drug if it came to market now? The editor thinks so and encourages you to not take this powerful medicine for granted. This is a new update to the book that started information on medicines and you don't need a PhD to understand it. Aspirin has serious benefit to risk questions for ongoing use for heart disease. This new booklet tells the latest information on aspirin, who gets the best results from it, tests you should talk to your doctor about, herbal medicines that contain aspirin but don't sound like they would, and much more. Even tells how much to take if you think you are having a heart attack and a new brand that goes to work faster than ever before!

 

Comb-Bound Booklet.

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The Essential Guide to Medical News (Overcoming Osteoporosis)

Osteoporosis risk, prevention and new treatment
$3.99
SKU: EGMN-Osteo-Comb

Have you overdrawn your bone bank and ended up with osteoporosis? Find out about Prolia (denosumab), a strong new medicine for weak bones. See if you have any of the 5 crucial risk factors that can lead to brittle bones, know how much calcium you really need each day and meet our guest editor, Dr. Mary Bouxsein from Harvard. Six detail packed pages in this easy to understand newsletter.

 

Comb-Bound Booklet.

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The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, A New Look at Plavix (clopidogrel)

EGPD on Plavix
$9.99
SKU: EGPD-Plavix-Comb

Will this medicine be going generic? Do the benefits outweigh the risks? Find out a wealth of important information in more than 40 categories. As usual, the Essential Guide helps you and your family with crucial herbal and prescription drug interactions, 12 important things to know if you take Plavix, tests to talk to your doctor about to follow up on treatment and even steps you can take to help get the most from this and other medicines. Includes where to find a free patient assistance program.

 

Comb-Bound Booklet.

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The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, A New Look at Cholesterol, Crestor, Lipitor, Livalo, Zocor

Statins and cholesterol
$9.99
SKU: EGPD-Cholesterol-Comb

This new look at cholesterol tells the latest information on statin medicines. Could these medicines be associated with diabetes? Find out about tests you should talk to your doctor about, an herbal medicine that may lead to problems in combination and an enzyme that could help protect against side effects. More than 45 categories of information from benefits and risks to side effects, 9 important things to know and even possible benefits on sexual function.

 

Comb-Bound Booklet

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The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, Update on Antidepressants, Focus on Lexapro (escitalopram)

Depression treatment
$9.99
SKU: EGPD-Lexapro-Comb

Depression is always something to take control of and this booklet can answer crucial questions such as, When will this medicine start to go to work? What are possible side effects? Can drug interactions cloud the horizon? What help could herbal medicines be? The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs helps answer all of these important questions, talks about how to tell if the medicine is starting to work and how to follow up if things seem to be going in the wrong direction. Includes cautions to take while you are on Lexapro, things to talk to your doctor about before taking it and even tests and helpful web sites that may make things easier to understand.

 

Comb-Bound Booklet.

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The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, Update on Proton Pump Inhibitors, Focus on Nexium

Nexium, heart burn, esomeprazole
$9.99
SKU: EGPD-Nexium-Comb

Can a heart burn pill lead to bone fractures or magnesium loss with ongoing (chronic) use? Knowing about possible side effects from medicines can save your life. This new 20 page book is packed with easy to understand info that puts you in the drivers seat and helps protect you and your loved ones. Find out about how to get the best results from this medicine, usual doses, how it works, herbal medicines which might fight with it and even what to tell your doctor before taking it. It's an essential guide to one of the most widely used medicines in the world and tells you about crucial medicines that interact with it and side effects to look out for.

 

Comb-Bound Booklet.

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The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, Update on Blood Thinners, Anticoagulation: Pradaxa (dabigatran) Focus

EGPD, essential guide to Pradaxa
$9.99
SKU: EGPD-Pradaxa-Comb

Twenty information-packed pages to help keep you safe and get the best results from this important medicine. Are you wondering about benefits and risks?-- This EGPD update gives you these in a language you don't need a PhD to understand. Do you know what to talk to your doctor about BEFORE taking this medicine? What cautions should you take while you are on Pradaxa? The Guide has those questions to help you get the right answers! Are you concerned about possible drug interactions and side effects? The EGPD has important problems to look for and key medicines (including herbals) to avoid. 

Since 1978, the EGPD has helped more than 2 million families stay safe and get on their way to knowing and meeting the goals of their treatment. This new update continues the tradition for this important new medicine. When medicines matter, look to the Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs.

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Medicines and Your Family, Second Edition, Heart Attack Transition

Heart attacks, medicines, MI
$12.99
SKU: MAYF-HeartAttack

Easy to understand "What have I had, what do I need to do?" format that you don't need a PhD to understand. Find out about key risk factors and crucial medicines to help prevent a heart attack. Describes how heart problems evolve, what may have happened in the hospital and key questions to ask your doctor, nurse and pharmacist. Includes check lists you can bring to your doctor on questions to ask and crucial medicines to help prevent a return to the hospital. This edition tells Top Ten tips for you and your family to know about therapy and keeping your recovery on track. Fully referenced, 32 page guide to expert recommendations on proven medicines. Guest edited by Dr. Roger Blumenthal.

 

Comb-Bound Booklet

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The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, Update on Insulins

EGPD on insulin
$9.99
SKU: EGPD-Insulin-Comb

Family friendly approach and more than 40 categories of information. Reveals benefits and risks and minor and major possible side effects and even herbal medicine interactions and cautions for use. Find out which guidelines many doctors are using for the latest in diabetes care, helpful national web sites and even investigational insulins!

 

Comb-Bound Booklet

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Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, 12 Top Meds

Cover of Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, 12 Top Meds For 2012
$18.00
SKU: NEGTPD

Dr Rybacki's New Book!

This is a new "Essential Guide" for a new age - a re-imagined reference book by Dr. Jim Rybacki, who breathed new life into the bestselling medical self-help books of the same name in the '90s - now paints a fresh portrait of the most popular medicines for 2012 and beyond. Since 1978, the many popular editions of "The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs" have delivered reliable, understandable information to millions of families and their loved ones.

Always available without a prescription, now The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs: 12 Top Meds for 2012 is just what the doctor ordered for today's readers. Not too long, not too short, this easy-to-read book includes the right amount of important information, deftly combining current medical thinking with plain English in 232 pages.


Price: $18.00

This website is not intended as medical advice, and you should consult your doctor before changing or adding any medicines or vitamins to those you may now be taking and about applying any strategies BEFORE you adopt any approach in this report. While diligent care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided during the preparation of this edition, no claim is made that all known actions, uses or side effects, strategies for cost containment, targets or cholesterol pathways are included in this report. The accuracy and currentness of information are ever subject to change relative to new guidelines, new information derived from drug research, development and general usage.