Essentials of Nonprescription Medications and Devices

ISBN-10: 0853698619
ISBN-13: 9780853698616
Edition: 2010
List price: $32.00
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Description: This text aims to provide pharmacy students in North America with an introduction to the community pharmacy experience of non-prescription drugs - to aid them with their pharmacy board examinations.

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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
Publication date: 12/11/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

This text aims to provide pharmacy students in North America with an introduction to the community pharmacy experience of non-prescription drugs - to aid them with their pharmacy board examinations.

Preface
About the author
Acknowledgments
Regulation of the nonprescription drug market by the US Food and Drug Administration
The US drug marketing system
The pharmacist's role in self-care
Important sources of OTC drug information
References
Diagnostic home test kits
Blood pressure monitoring devices
Cholesterol tests
Diabetes monitoring devices
Fecal occult blood in the stool
Fertility test kits
Infectious disease kits
Drugs of abuse screening tests
Thermometers
Ear examination kits
Throat examination kits
Breast self-examination kit
Menopause detection kit
Paternity testing
Case study exercises
References
Gastrointestinal system
Acid indigestion, heartburn, GERD, relief of upset stomach associated with overindulgence in food and drink
Gas and bloating
Nausea and vomiting
Poison treatment drug products
Pinworms
Laxatives
Antidiarrheal agents
Lactose intolerance
Probiotics
Electrolyte solutions
Miscellaneous products
Case study exercises
References
Respiratory system
Allergies
Common cold
Asthma
Case study exercises
References
Central nervous system (including peripheral analgesics)
Oral analgesics
Sedatives
Stimulants
Antidepressant dietary supplements
Case study exercises
References
Genitourinary system
Urinary-tract drugs
Products for men
Products for women
Case study exercises
References
Topical ophthalmic, otic, and oral cavity conditions
Topical ophthalmic products
Otic products
Oral cavity products
Canker sores or aphthous ulcers
Toothache and teething pain products
Case study exercises
References
Topical dermatological products
Xerosis (dry skin)
Eczema (dermatitis)
Insect bites and stings
Musculoskeletal pain
Hemorrhoids
Antiperspirants
Sunscreens
Topical antimicrobial drugs
Topical antiviral drugs
Corn and callus removers
Ingrown toenail relief
Acne
Hyperproliferation skin conditions (scaly dermatitis)
Case study exercises
References
Miscellaneous products
Weight loss products
Smoking cessation products
Osteoarthritis (arthritis)
Hair loss (alopecia)
Adaptogen
Memory loss and dementia
Coronary heart disease
Case study exercises
References
Index

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