Physicians' Desk Reference


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Physicians' Desk Reference

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a reference book published yearly that contains drug monographs and an illustrated section for drug identification; it is also available on CD-ROM.

Physicians' Desk Reference

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An annual compendium of information concerning drugs, primarily prescription and diagnostic products. The information is largely that included by the manufacturer in the labeling or package insert as required by the Food and Drug Administration: indications for use, effects, dosages, administration, warnings, hazards, contraindications, drug interactions, side effects, and precautions.

Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR),

n a comprehensive reference book detailing the composition and accepted applications of pharmaceuticals from major manufacturers. A supplemental edition, which covers the effective use of herbal and botanical products, is available, as well as online subscription and updated CD-ROM versions.
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The main components, Nutri-Lean and Flora-Plus, have been featured in Physicians' Desk Reference.
14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Thomson Corporation , known throughout the medical industry as the publisher of the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR), is partnering with the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) on a new campaign to reach thousands of physicians with information about the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA).
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