Consumers are increasingly likely to treat their illnesses with over the counter (OTC) drug products without seeking advice from a physician. Advice about OTC medications is frequently sought from a pharmacist prior to a doctor's visit. This work is a useful resource that aims to enhance pharmacists' abilities to provide consumers with OTC products and related information.Prescription drugs currently used in weight loss include dextroamphetamine and related drugs; mazindol, phenter- mine, ... It is best used by otherwise healthy but overweight patients who need help in adhering to a comprehensive weight-loss program centered around ... that people under 18 years of age should not use an OTC weight-control drug product at all unless specifically directed by a doctor.
|Title||:||Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs|
|Author||:||American Pharmaceutical Association|