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Pills, Potions & Poisons: How Drugs Work
Pills, Potions & Poisons: How Drugs Work
 
Our Price: $30.00
Year: 2000
Pages: 476
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 198504039

Product Code: 756767865

Description
 
Trevor Stone (au); Gail Darlington (au); Richard Wilson (fr). Provides in clear, non-tech. language an account of how med. & other drugs work in the body, with historical anecdotes about the discovery of drugs. Covers all the major groups of drugs, with complete listings of specific drugs. Chapters deal with drugs used to treat: high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, ulcers, cancers, infections, impotence, incontinence, arthritis, & osteoporosis, as well as hormone replacement therapy & oral contraceptives. Also, chapters on the drugs used for treating disorders of the brain, such as schizophrenia, depression, Parkinsonís disease, Alzheimerís disease, & epilepsy. Covers recreational drugs, & poisons, incl. the venoms of snakes, spiders, scorpions, etc.

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