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  • Neel, Armon B., Jr.
     
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  • Drugs -- Popular works.
     
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  • Drug interactions -- Popular works.
     
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  • Drugs -- Side effects -- Popular works.
     
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    Are your prescriptions killing you? : how to prevent dangerous interactions, avoid deadly side effects, and be healthier with fewer drugs / Armon B. Neel, Jr. and Bill Hogan.
    by Neel, Armon B., Jr.
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  • Drugs -- Side effects -- Popular works.
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    New York : Atria Books, 2012.
    Edition: 
    First Atria Books hardcover ed.
    Description: 
    xxx, 273 p. ; 23 cm.
    ISBN: 
    9781451608397 (hardcover)
    145160839X (hardcover)
    9781451608410 (ebook)
    1451608411 (ebook)
    Contents: 
    Prologue: The pharmacist who says no to drugs -- Introduction: A pharmacist's journey -- Good-bye and good luck : helping yourself to better health -- Things change : our aging bodies -- Piling on : the peril of polypharmacy -- Off-limits for older people : the Beers criteria--a list that could save your life -- Off the charts : do you really need those blood pressure drugs? -- Phantom killers : NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) -- Proton pump inhibitors : the miracle drugs that aren't -- Statin roulette : drugs of last resort -- Down and out : drug-induced falls -- The bone-scare drugs : what you should know about bisphosphonates -- Does Dad really have Alzheimer's? : a look at drug-induced dementia -- Taking charge : a step-by-step guide to controlling your medications (rather than letting them control you) -- Prescription for change : how to fix a broken health care system -- Epilogue: Miss Lillian -- Taking stock: a self-assessment quiz.
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    A veteran board-certified pharmacist cites the high number of annual deaths associated with prescription drug side effects, calling for changes in prescription practices that account for the needs of aging bodies.
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