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September 11, 1937

New and Nonofficial Remedies, 1937. Containing Descriptions of the Articles Which Stand Accepted by the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association on January 1, 1937

JAMA. 1937;109(11):897-898. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780370063028

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The substantial row formed on the library shelf by the successive volumes of New and Nonofficial Remedies represents a valuable service to the medical profession for more than thirty years. New and Nonofficial Remedies is being used by various purchasing agencies, hospital superintendents and others as a guide in authorizing purchases of nonofficial drugs. Somewhat paradoxically, a great many brands of official preparations are listed as "acceptable" in New and Nonofficial Remedies. These have been considered by the Council at the request of manufacturers who desire the added prestige of Council acceptance for their products. Heretofore such brands, when marketed under the official names, have been included by name in the "List of Articles and Brands Accepted by the Council but Not Described in N. N. R." Such accepted brands when marketed under a name other than the official one have been described in the body of the book. As

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