Included is an appendix that matches the generic drug names
discussed in the book with common trade names.
Finally, the index is arguably the most valuable tool for navigation within the text as it includes the various different generic drug names
In addition to a substantial introduction to the work and the author, he provides an index of technical terms relating to substances and products, pathology and anatomy, generic drug names
, and botanicals; the index also serves as an English-Arabic and Arabic-English dictionary.
New features in the 2004 edition include 1,200 updated chemical structures; 978 modified entries; 112 new generic drug names
(with 54 new USAN listings); and approximately 734 recomputed molecular weights based on the latest atomic weights.
We use generic drug names
in this article -- or the more familiar abbreviations AZT (generic name zidovudine), ddI (didanosine), d4T (stavudine), and 3TC (lamivudine).