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The Extra Pharmacopoeia is little known in the United States, a notable irony since we publish no reference book that even remotely resembles it. This exhaustive but compact, one-volume international encyclopedia surely contains every fact on every modern drug that any practicing physician or pharmacist could need.
The bulk of the Extra Pharmacopoeia is made up of tightly written, short articles on apparently all drugs and drug constituents, major or minor, currently in orthodox medical use. Even the pharmacopoeial antiques such as plant extracts are included. The articles cover chemical names, chemical and physical data, doses, toxic effects, precautions, absorption
Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia.. Ann Intern Med. ;79:144. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-1-144_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(1):144.
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