This is a fully updated pocket-sized quick reference to over 2,500 medicines. Find out what you're taking with the "BMA Concise Guide to Medicine and Drugs (4th edition)", the pocket-sized guide to more than 2,500 prescription and over-the-counter drugs from Britain's leading medical authority, the BMA. Jargon-free and easy-to-follow, get all the vital information you need on today's drugs fast. You can learn how they work, what they treat, their risks, benefits and side effects, and how to use them safely and effectively. Plus find detailed descriptions and facts on 278 commonly used medicines including the latest on travel immunizations. "The BMA Concise Guide to Medicine and Drugs" is easy to pop into your pocket making it perfect for when you're off to the chemist or doctor.