TITLE

When less is more

AUTHOR(S)
Podolsky, Doug
PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/16/94, Vol. 116 Issue 19, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how researchers are finding that smaller-than-usual doses of a wide range of drugs can save people unpleasant side effects--and money. Number of drugs that are sold with information for doctors on `low dose' use; Benefits of low doses of Prozac, lovastatin, and others; Research specifics; Marketing potential; Launch of new lose-dose drugs; Ziac for high blood pressure; Estrace, a preventative drug for osteoporosis. INSET: Doses based on weight, not age, by D.P..
ACCESSION #
9405117510

 

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