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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Shingles Vaccine
    The shingles vaccine is approved for use in adults who are over 50 years old. This page from the eMedTV site describes the vaccine in more detail, explains how it works to prevent shingles, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Ginkgo
    Ginkgo is an herbal supplement that is claimed to improve memory and help with several other conditions. This eMedTV article describes the benefits of ginkgo, lists side effects that may occur, and explains the effectiveness of this herbal remedy.
  • Oxybutynin
    Oxybutynin is commonly prescribed to treat bladder conditions caused by nerve problems. This eMedTV article discusses specific oxybutynin uses, explains how the medication works, and offers dosing information, including when and how to take it.
  • Learn About Side Effects of Glucosamine and Chondroitin
    Diarrhea, nausea, and constipation are potential side effects of glucosamine and chondroitin. This eMedTV page explains what side effects require medical attention and also lists side effects that may occur with glucosamine and chondroitin separately.
  • Glucosamine and Chondroitin
    Glucosamine and chondroitin is a dietary supplement commonly used for treating arthritis. This eMedTV Web page explains how it works, offers dosing information for the product, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Nitroglycerin
    Nitroglycerin is a prescription medicine used to help prevent or relieve chest pain. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this angina medicine, with an explanation on its specific uses, how it works, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Coral Calcium
    Coral calcium is a type of calcium supplement used for maintaining healthy bones. This page on the eMedTV site further explains why this mineral is important, describes how it works, and lists some of the side effects that may occur with the product.
  • Dehydroepiandrosterone
    Dehydroepiandrosterone is a dietary supplement claimed to be useful for various age-related conditions. This eMedTV article explains how the supplement works, explores the safety and effectiveness of the product, and lists its potential side effects.
  • 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.
  • Testosterone Gel
    Testosterone gel is a prescription steroid used to treat low testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV Web segment provides a complete overview of this medication, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general safety concerns.
  • Glucosamine Sulfate
    Glucosamine sulfate is a supplement most often used to treat arthritis. This eMedTV Web page explains how glucosamine sulfate works, explores the safety and effectiveness of the supplement, and lists potential side effects of the product.
  • Galantamine
    Galantamine is a drug used for treating mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV resource provides general dosing information for galantamine, explains how the drug works, and describes its effects.
  • Raloxifene
    Raloxifene is prescribed to treat postmenopausal women for osteoporosis. As this eMedTV article explains, it can also help reduce their risk of breast cancer. The drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and side effects are also described in detail.
  • Memantine
    Memantine is a prescription drug that is approved for treating dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Miacalcin
    Miacalcin is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, among other things. This eMedTV segment describes the medication in detail, including information on additional uses, side effects, dosing, and how it is administered.
  • Maqui Berry
    Containing a high antioxidant content, maqui berries are commonly used in various health products. This eMedTV article takes a look at the claimed benefits of this fruit. It also discusses some safety precautions and explores its effectiveness.
  • Pneumovax
    Pneumovax is a vaccine used to prevent pneumonia and other infections. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth overview of this product, with information on how it works, how to get vaccinated, possible side effects, and more.
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  • Drug Interactions With Raloxifene to Ibandronate Dosing
  • Ibandronate Sodium Drug Information to Menomune and Breastfeeding
  • Menomune and Pregnancy to Nitroglycerin Drug Interactions
  • Nitroglycerin Overdose to Precautions and Warnings With Calcitonin Salmon Nasal Spray
  • Precautions and Warnings With Carbidopa to Senior Healthy Living -- A Guide to Living a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Shingles Vaccine to Solifenacin for Overactive Bladder
  • Solifenacin Succinate to Tolterodine ER Dosing
  • Tolterodine ER for Overactive Bladder to What Is Ibandronate Used For?
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