Presents a history of the discovery of drugs, including digitalis, aspirin, and sulfanilamide. Explains the mode of action of most major drugs. Explores the economical, ethical, and medical factors of drugs. Discusses the action of hormones, vitamins, enzymes, and other biocatalysts. Provides the reader with information on drugs in a clear and understandable manner. Valuable reading for anyone interested in the history, uses, and action of medications.Burger, Alfred is the author of 'Understanding Medications What the Label Doesn't Tell You', published 1995 under ISBN 9780841232464 and ISBN 0841232466.