On-line version ISSN 1886-3655
Pharmacy Practice (Internet) vol.10 no.1 Redondela Jan.-Mar. 2012
Dietary Supplements-new edition now available from Pharmaceutical Press
Dietary Supplements is a comprehensive monograph-based guide to the most commonly used vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements. This edition contains 103 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. The changes of this new edition are:
• Fully revised and updated with findings from the recent literature on common supplements such as: Antioxidants, calcium, fish oils, folic acid, glucosamine, isoflavones, probiotics and vitamin D.
• Includes 21 monographs new to this edition on: pumpkin seed, hydroxycitrate, 5 HTP, Dong quai, Arginine, Collagen hydrolysate, Wheat germ oil, Hyaluronic acid, Cetyl fatty acids, Red yeast rice, Lactase, Androstenedione, Cinnamon, Glutathione, Beta-alanine and Olive leaf extract
• Research studies tabulated for some of the larger monographs ensuring readable format.
Dietary Supplements provides a concise overview of a large range of supplements, while in addition providing a more in-depth evaluation of those at the forefront of the field.