This book attempts to answer many questions in the mind of the patient and his family, and describes almost all drugs used for common disorders, their corrective use, and the need for proper medical advice. The book establishes that expensive drugs are not necessarily better drugs.
51 separate sections covering the causes and symptoms of major diseases as well as common disorders and ailments — from body aches and pains to anxiety, high blood pressure, and diabetes, etc. — and the medicines used to prevent and treat them.
Dr. P C Dandiya, is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology at S.M.S Medical College, Jaipur, and is the former President of the Pharmacy council of India, Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, and the Indian Pharmacology Society. He has published 180 research papers and 16 books. He has been a visiting Professor to the Universities of London, Hawaii, Houston, Stanford, Toronto and Copenhagen.
Dr. J S Bapna, is Emeritus Professor at S.M.S Medical College, Jaipur. Trained at NIH, Washington DC, USA and IHCAR, Stockholm , Sweden has been the Director, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Medical Superintendent of GTB Hospital, Professor of Pharmacology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi and JIPMER, Pondicherry.
Dr. Gurudas Khilnani, was Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacology, S.M.S Medical College, Jaipur and RNT Medical College, Udaipur. Currently, he is Dean of GMERS Medical College and Hospital, Gujarat. He has authored 3 books and over 50 research publications.
"a remarkably useful reference book." — Times of India
"...an indispensable work of reference for any family." — Indian Express
"... quick and easy reference." — The Hindu