Thoroughly updated and revised, the Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care, 16th edition, helps students and practitioners develop problem-solving skills needed to assess and triage a pharmacy patient s medical problems. It provides U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved dosing information and evidence-based research on the efficacy and safety of over-the-counter and herbal medications. Key Features: • Contributors include more than 70 academics and practitioners from multiple health care fields with expertise in non-prescription medications and devices and other self-care options. • Updated information and references and new, improved anatomical drawings are included. • An enhanced complementary and alternative medicine section provides readers with a broad overview of different healing practices that patients may be using. • New information on emergency contraception is provided. • Disease-oriented chapters contain new and revised case studies, treatment algorithms, comparisons of self-treatments, patient education boxes, product selection guidelines, and tables that list interactions as well as dosage and administration guidelines. • The Key Points section at the end of the chapters highlights important concepts.