Further Reading

Bird, Stephen, and B. Joan McClure. Diet Pills and Other Over-the-Counter Drugs. New York: Chelsea House, 1999.

Ford, Jean, with Autumn Libal. The Truth About Diets: The Pros and Cons. Broomall, Pa.: Mason Crest, 2005.

Ginther, Catherine (ed.). Drug Abuse SourceBook. Detroit, Mich.: Omnigraphics, 2004.

Inaba, Darryl, and William Cohen. Uppers, Downers, All Arounders. Ashland, Ore.: CNS Publications, 2003.

Klosterman, Lorrie. Facts About Over-the-Counter Drugs. New York: Benchmark, 2006.

Lawton, Sandra Augustyn. Drug Information for Teens. Detroit, Mich.: Omnigraphics, 2006.

Walker, Pam. Understanding the Risks of Diet Drugs. New York: Rosen, 2000.

Reye's syndrome: A rare and serious childhood disease, usually following a respiratory infection, causing vomiting, fatty deposits in the liver, disorientation, and swelling of the kidneys and brain.

stimulant: A drug or other agent that produces a temporary increase in functional activity of a body organ or part.

synergistic: Used to describe the working together of two or more things or people, especially when the result is greater than the sum of their individual effects or capabilities.

synthetic: Made artificially.

unattainable: Unreachable.

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