Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 4th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Mason, Pamela
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 91
A comprehensive guide, for community pharmacists and health professionals, to the most commonly used vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements
Dietary supplements have become increasingly popular in recent years. Research into the safety and efficacy of these substances is intensifying, a large number of quality trials being published in the past few years. This edition contains 108 regularly structured monographs with information on uses, action, safety (adverse effects, pregnancy, interactions), efficacy, and dosage. It also contains useful appendices including a summary of interactions with conventional medicines.