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Alendronate - Colcrys Drug Interactions

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  • Alendronate
    Alendronate is a prescription drug that is often used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of the medication, with detailed information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Alendronate and Cholecalciferol
    Alendronate and cholecalciferol is a drug licensed to treat osteoporosis in men and postmenopausal women. This eMedTV segment explains how the combination drug works, describes its effects, and offers tips and precautions when taking the medicine.
  • Alendronate and Cholecalciferol Dosing
    The suggested dose of alendronate and cholecalciferol for treating osteoporosis is 70 mg/5600 IU a week. This eMedTV Web page offers other alendronate and cholecalciferol dosing information and includes tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Alendronate and Cholecalciferol for Osteoporosis
    The osteoporosis drug alendronate and cholecalciferol helps slow down the rate at which bone breaks down. This eMedTV Web resource takes a quick look at this drug, giving an overview of dosing guidelines and a brief explanation of what osteoporosis is.
  • Alendronate Dosing
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended dose of alendronate for treating osteoporosis in men and postmenopausal women is either 70 mg once a week or 10 mg once a day. This page also offers helping tips on alendronate dosing for those taking it.
  • Alendronate Effervescent Tablet
    Alendronate effervescent tablets are prescribed to treat osteoporosis in men and women. This eMedTV resource describes in detail how this prescription drug works, explains when and how it should be taken, and lists possible side effects.
  • Alendronate Effervescent Tablet Dosage
    For weekly treatment with alendronate effervescent tablets, dosing calls for one 70-mg tablet. This eMedTV segment explains how to dissolve this tablet in water and outlines step-by-step instructions on how to safely use this osteoporosis medication.
  • Alendronate Effervescent Tablet Information
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, alendronate effervescent tablets are used to treat osteoporosis in men and women. This page offers more information and describes safety issues to be aware of while using this prescription medication.
  • Alendronate Effervescent Tablet Side Effects
    Possible side effects of alendronate effervescent tablets include indigestion, diarrhea, and headaches. This eMedTV Web page lists common reactions seen in clinical studies and describes potentially serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Alendronate Sodium Tablets
    If you have osteoporosis or Paget's disease of the bone, you may benefit from alendronate sodium. This eMedTV article briefly describes alendronate sodium, with details on how it works and how often the tablets are taken.
  • Alternatives to Knee Arthroscopy (Loose Bodies)
    This video clip describes alternatives to knee arthroscopy that are available.
  • Androderm
    Available by prescription only, the Androderm patch is used to help treat low testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV resource explains how the patch works, offers general dosing information, and describes some potential side effects of the medicine.
  • Androderm 5 Mg
    The starting dose of Androderm is usually 4 mg a day. This eMedTV segment explores dosing guidelines for this drug, including when to apply it and the reasons your healthcare provider may adjust your dose. A link to more details is included.
  • Androderm and Breastfeeding
    Nursing women are advised to avoid Androderm (testosterone patch). However, as this eMedTV page discusses, there is no reason for a woman to use this drug in the first place, regardless of if she is breastfeeding, as Androderm is only approved for men.
  • Androderm and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article explains that because Androderm (testosterone patch) is only approved for use in men, this patch should not be used by women, pregnant or not. This page describes the problems that may occur if this drug is used by pregnant women.
  • Androderm Dosage
    Your dosage of Androderm will be based on your testosterone levels. This page from the eMedTV Web archives takes a closer look at dosing guidelines for this medicine, including important tips for how to use this patch safely.
  • Androderm Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV segment explains, drug interactions can occur when Androderm is used in combination with prednisone, insulin, or a number of other drugs. This page lists other medicines that may cause problems and explains how to reduce your risk.
  • Androderm Overdose
    Possible symptoms of an overdose on Androderm (testosterone patch) may include acne and depression. This eMedTV resource describes other possible symptoms and discusses potential treatment options that are available in cases of an overdose.
  • Androderm Patch for Low Testosterone
    If you have low testosterone levels, you may benefit from the Androderm patch. This eMedTV article explains how this medicine works to increase testosterone levels and provides a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Androderm Patch Information
    Androderm is a drug prescribed to increase testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV article provides more information on Androderm, including how to apply the patch, side effects, and safety precautions. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Androderm Side Affects
    Although most people do not have problems with Androderm, side effects are possible. This eMedTV page lists some of these reactions, including potentially serious problems. Androderm side affects is a common misspelling of Androderm side effects.
  • Androderm Side Effects
    Headaches, prostate problems, and skin reactions are some of the common side effects of Androderm. This eMedTV page lists other reactions that have been seen in clinical studies, including serious problems that may require prompt medical care.
  • Androderm Skin Rash
    If you are using Androderm, you may develop a skin rash at the application site. This eMedTV segment describes how often this side effect occurred in people using this patch during clinical studies. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Androderm Uses
    If you have low testosterone levels, you may benefit from Androderm. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains how this prescription skin patch works and discusses the drug's uses in more detail, including some of the unapproved uses for Androderm.
  • Androderm Warnings and Precautions
    If you are using Androderm, you may have an increased risk for developing liver problems or blood clots. This eMedTV page offers a detailed list of warnings and precautions with Androderm, including information on who should not use these patches.
  • Andruderm
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Androderm is prescribed to increase testosterone levels in adult men. This page gives an overview of the medication and describes some general safety precautions. Andruderm is a common misspelling of Androderm.
  • Anesthesia Options for Knee Arthroscopy (Loose Body Removal)
    This video clip discusses the differences between spinal and general anesthesia.
  • Beata Blockers
    This eMedTV page explains that beta blockers are prescription medications used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure, chest pain, and glaucoma. This page also covers possible side effects. Beata blockers is a common misspelling of beta blockers.
  • Benefits of Dehydroepiandrosterone
    Dehydroepiandrosterone is claimed to be beneficial for treating infertility, heart disease, and lupus. This eMedTV Web page covers other possible benefits of dehydroepiandrosterone and discusses the use of this supplement in children.
  • Benefits of Glucosamine and Chondroitin
    Glucosamine and chondroitin is often claimed to be beneficial for treating osteoarthritis. This eMedTV resource lists other possible benefits of glucosamine and chondroitin, and explores the effectiveness of the product for osteoarthritis.
  • Beta Blocker Drugs
    If you have certain heart or blood vessel conditions, your doctor may prescribe a beta blocker. This page from the eMedTV Web site further describes some of the uses of these drugs and explains how beta blockers work.
  • Beta Blocker Medication Information
    This eMedTV page offers important information on beta blockers, medications prescribed for treating various heart and blood vessel conditions. This page also explains why beta blockers may not be suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Beta Blocker Overdose
    Low blood pressure and breathing problems may result from taking too much of a beta blocker. This eMedTV resource lists other possible symptoms of an overdose, and describes the treatment options that are available.
  • Beta Blocker Sexual Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment explains, sexual side effects may occur while taking beta blockers. This article describes the different types of problems that are possible and also explains what your doctor may recommend.
  • Beta Blocker Side Effects
    Dizziness, a slow heart rate, and fatigue are among the most common side effects of beta blockers. This eMedTV segment lists other possible side effects of these products, including potentially serious side effects that may require medical attention.
  • Beta Blocker Warnings and Precautions
    Beta blockers can make some health problems worse, such as asthma or heart failure. This selection from the eMedTV Web site describes other important warnings and precautions for beta blockers, including who should not take these medications.
  • Beta Blockers
    Beta blockers may be prescribed to treat conditions such as chest pain, glaucoma, and high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an overview of these medications, providing information on specific uses, how they work, possible side effects, and more.
  • Beta Blockers and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page explains that many of the beta blocker medications do pass through breast milk and could potentially harm your child. This page explains what to do if you are breastfeeding and taking beta blockers, as well as what to watch out for.
  • Beta Blockers and Impotence
    As this eMedTV page explains, impotence is a possible side effect of beta blockers. This article takes a closer look at this topic, explaining why it is hard to tell if this particular side effect is due to the medication or to other problems.
  • Beta Blockers and Pregnancy
    A beta blocker may or may not be safe to use during pregnancy, depending on the drug. This eMedTV page further discusses pregnancy and beta blockers, including a list of pregnancy category ratings for the various medications.
  • Beta Blockers Uses
    Beta blockers can help treat many conditions, such as high blood pressure, chest pain, and glaucoma. This eMedTV Web segment discusses these and other uses of beta blockers, including their use in children and possible off-label uses.
  • Betablocker
    Beta blockers are used to treat various conditions, such as high blood pressure, chest pain, and glaucoma. This eMedTV page offers a brief look at beta blockers, including possible side effects. Betablocker is a common misspelling of beta blocker.
  • Betaxolol
    Betaxolol is a prescription medicine approved for treating high blood pressure and high eye pressure. This eMedTV page covers this medication in more detail, including the forms and strengths of this drug, possible side effects, and more.
  • Betaxolol and Breastfeeding
    Betaxolol is a beta blocker medication that is known to pass through breast milk. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on breastfeeding and betaxolol, and explains what problems may occur if your nursing infant is exposed to this drug.
  • Betaxolol and Pregnancy
    Betaxolol may not be safe for pregnant women, although the full risks are currently unknown. This eMedTV page contains more information on pregnancy and betaxolol, and describes the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Betaxolol Dosage
    The usual starting dosage of betaxolol for treating high blood pressure is one 10 mg tablet once a day. This eMedTV article also provides dosing guidelines for betaxolol eye drops and offers tips and precautions for using both forms of this medication.
  • Betaxolol Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource provides information on betaxolol, a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure and other conditions. This article explores this medication in more detail, including how you can help ensure your safety.
  • Betaxolol Overdose
    As this eMedTV segment explains, taking too much betaxolol may cause low blood sugar, breathing problems, and various other complications. This article describes other potential overdose effects and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Bioidentical Testosterone Pellets
    There are bioidentical testosterone implant pellets, but they are not a generic version of Testopel. This eMedTV segment explores these bioidentical products in more detail and discusses when a generic version of testosterone pellets may become available.
  • Calcitonin Salmon Nasal Spray
    Calcitonin salmon nasal spray is an osteoporosis drug that is approved for postmenopausal women. This eMedTV Web page explains how the nasal spray works and offers more information on its dosing, effects, and potential side effects.
  • Calcitonin Salmon Nasal Spray -- Osteoporosis
    If you are a postmenopausal woman with osteoporosis, you may benefit from calcitonin salmon nasal spray. This eMedTV segment takes a quick look at this prescription drug, including how it works. A link to more details is also included.
  • Calcitonin Salmon Nasal Spray Dosing
    One spray of calcitonin salmon nasal spray once daily is the recommended dose for treating osteoporosis. This eMedTV segment contains other calcitonin salmon nasal spray dosing information, including tips for how and when to use the medication.
  • Calcium Citrate
    Calcium citrate is a form of calcium that is commonly found in dietary supplements. This eMedTV resource explains what calcium citrate is used for, lists some of its potential side effects, and offers general dosing information for this product.
  • Can I Cut Androderm Patches?
    Many people have wondered, "Can I cut my Androderm patches?" This eMedTV page has the answer to this question and discusses other important dosing tips for effectively using this medicine. A link to more dosing guidelines is also included.
  • Capsaicin 8% Patch
    Capsaicin 8% patch is prescribed to treat nerve pain following a case of shingles. This eMedTV Web segment describes how the patch works, explains when and how to use it, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Capsaicin 8% Patch Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, the dosage of capsaicin 8% patch is the same for everyone, regardless of age or weight. This article offers more in-depth dosing guidelines for the skin patch and provides some tips on when and how to use the medication.
  • Capsaicin Patch Information
    This eMedTV article discusses important information on the capsaicin patch, a medication used for treating nerve pain following a case of shingles. This page also explains why the patch may not be suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Carbidopa
    Carbidopa is a prescription drug used to treat Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism due to other causes. This eMedTV page covers the drug's uses in more detail, describes the drug's effects, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Carbidopa Dosage
    Most people need a carbidopa dosage of 70 to 100 mg daily to avoid nausea and vomiting due to levodopa. This eMedTV Web page contains more carbidopa dosing guidelines and provides tips and precautions for taking the medication.
  • Carbidopa for Parkinson's Disease
    This page from the eMedTV library discusses the use of carbidopa for Parkinson's disease. It explains why it is often combined with levodopa, other conditions the drug can treat, and off-label uses. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Carbidopa-Levodopa CR
    Carbidopa-levodopa CR is a prescription medicine approved to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonism. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of carbidopa-levodopa CR, including information on how it works and possible side effects.
  • Carbidopa-Levodopa CR Dosage
    The recommended carbidopa-levodopa CR dosage is individualized for each person based on several factors. This eMedTV Web page discusses these factors that may affect your dosage and also provides some tips for when and how to take the medication.
  • Chingles Vaccine
    The shingles vaccine, which is given to people over age 50, is given as a single injection. This eMedTV page explains what you should discuss with your doctor before getting vaccinated. Chingles vaccine is a common misspelling of shingles vaccine.
  • Chronic Fatigue
    Chronic fatigue refers to symptoms of exhaustion or lack of energy that last for more than six months. This eMedTV page discusses this lack of energy in detail and offers information on possible causes and treatment options.
  • Chronic Fatigue Causes
    As this eMedTV page explains, we don't always know why chronic fatigue occurs. However, it is believed that infection, hormone levels, and stress contribute to the development of this symptom. This article discusses possible causes of chronic fatigue.
  • Chronic Fatigue Relief
    Chronic fatigue relief often begins with determining the cause of the fatigue. As this eMedTV article explains, some people find relief from chronic fatigue by exercising, getting treatment for chronic pain, and improving the quality of their sleep.
  • Chronic Fatigue Symptoms
    Chronic fatigue is a symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome and many other conditions. As this eMedTV article explains, in addition to chronic fatigue, symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome can include short-term memory loss, headaches, and insomnia.
  • Colcrys
    Colcrys is a medication used for gout and familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). As this eMedTV page explains, it is the only colchicine drug approved by the FDA. This article offers an overview of the drug's uses, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Colcrys Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Colcrys comes in the form of a tablet -- how many you should take each day will depend on the condition being treated and other factors. This article takes an in-depth look at the various Colcrys dosing guidelines.
  • Colcrys Drug Information
    This eMedTV article offers some basic information on Colcrys, a drug used to treat gout and familial Mediterranean fever. This article provides an overview of the medicine's dosing guidelines and side effects, and includes a link to more details.
  • Colcrys Drug Interactions
    As explained in this eMedTV article, several drugs can interact with Colcrys -- in some cases, quite severely. This resource lists medications that can react with this product, such as statins and fibrates, and describes the potential complications.
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