|Everything you need to know when prescribing and administering 1,000 of the drugs most often used in medical practice. Organized alphabetically by generic drug name, common uses, mechanisms of action, dosages (adult and pediatric), precautions/contraindications, form supplied, and notes/common side effects. Summaries of the FDA's "Blackbox" precautions and contraindications. Includes a listing of the medications organized by drug classification. Covers natural and herbal agents. Updated to reflect new drugs, removal of drugs taken off the market, new formulations, and changes in approved use of existing medications.