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Aflibercept is prescribed for the treatment of certain eye conditions. This eMedTV page features more information on this drug, with details on how this injectable eye medicine is given, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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-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.
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.
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.
Cutivate Ointment is used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions that cause itching and inflammation. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of this product, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
Darifenacin is a medication that can be prescribed to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works, offers dosing guidelines and tips for darifenacin, and describes its effects.
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.
If you have low testosterone levels, your healthcare provider may recommend a medication called Delatestryl. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this hormone replacement product, explaining how it is given, who can use it, side effects, and more.
Denosumab is a medicine prescribed to treat osteoporosis in certain people. This page of the eMedTV Web archives gives an overview of this drug, including other uses, how it works, when and how it should be taken, and possible side effects.
Depo-Testosterone is a hormone medication prescribed to increase testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at this medicine, including how it works, how the injection is given, safety precautions, and more.
Available by prescription, desonide ointment is used to treat dermatitis, eczema, and other skin problems. This eMedTV page explains how this steroid works to treat skin inflammation, describes possible side effects, and offers some general dosing tips.
Available by prescription, desoximetasone ointment is used to treat eczema and other skin problems. This eMedTV article explains how this topical steroid works to treat skin inflammation, describes possible side effects, and offers general dosing tips.
Diclofenac eye drops are prescribed following certain eye surgeries to help treat eye pain and inflammation. This eMedTV page describes how this medicine works, explains when and how to use the drops, lists possible side effects, and more.
A prescription product, diclofenac sodium topical solution is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the drug, explaining how it is applied, what to discuss with your doctor, possible side effects, and more.
Etidronate is a medication that is licensed to treat heterotopic ossification and Paget's disease. This eMedTV segment discusses etidronate uses in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains how and when to take the medicine.
Extended-release gabapentin is a prescription drug used to treat nerve pain following a case of shingles. This eMedTV Web selection describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects.
Febuxostat is a prescription medicine licensed for the prevention of gout attacks. This eMedTV Web segment explains what you should know before taking this medication, describes the effects of the drug, and offers general dosing information.
Fesoterodine is a prescription medicine approved for treating symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of this drug, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
Fluocinonide gel is prescribed to treat dermatitis, eczema, and various other skin conditions. This eMedTV resource explains in detail how this medicated skin gel works, offers general dosing information, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hylan G-F 20 is a viscosupplement approved for treating osteoarthritis of the knee. This eMedTV resource describes how this arthritis treatment works, outlines its benefits, and explains how (and how often) this product is administered.
Ibandronate is a medicine that is prescribed to prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV resource describes in detail how the drug works, explains when and how it should be taken, and lists possible side effects.
Ibuprofen/famotidine is prescribed to prevent ulcers while treating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. This eMedTV Web page offers a detailed overview of this combination medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, and more.
If you have seborrhea, your doctor may recommend a drug called ketoconazole gel. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this product, including details on how the gel works, how to apply it, and why it may not be right for some people.
Locoid Lipocream is a steroid used to treat inflammation and itching due to several skin conditions. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this product, with details on how to use it, how it works, what to expect, and more.
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.
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.
Memantine XR is a drug prescribed for treating Alzheimer's disease. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this medication, including general dosing guidelines, details on how it works, and potential side effects.
Menomune is used to provide protection against bacterial meningitis. This eMedTV segment gives a detailed overview of this vaccine, with information on the other diseases it can prevent, who it is recommended for, how it works, and more.
Methyltestosterone capsules can treat low testosterone levels in men and certain cancer symptoms in women. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this prescription drug, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and safety concerns.
Methyltestosterone tablets are mainly used to increase testosterone levels in men. However, as this eMedTV page explains, they also have other uses. This article takes an in-depth look at the effects, dosing, and side effects of this medication.
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.
Miacalcin injection is used for treating high blood calcium, Paget's disease, and osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web page explains how the Miacalcin injection is given, describes the effects of the medicine, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Mometasone furoate lotion is prescribed to treat eczema, psoriasis, and various other skin problems. This eMedTV page explains in detail how this medicated lotion works, offers general dosing information, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Mycophenolate sodium is an immunosuppressant designed to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant. This eMedTV Web article offers more details on this prescription medicine, with information on side effects, dosing, safety precautions, and more.
Naproxen/esomeprazole magnesium can treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this prescription drug, with details on possible side effects, general dosing tips, and safety warnings.
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.
Available by prescription only, the nitroglycerin patch may help prevent chest pain. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains how the patch works to prevent angina attacks, offers general dosing information, and describes potential side effects.
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.
Oxybutynin ER is a prescription medicine licensed to treat bladder problems due to an overactive bladder. This eMedTV page describes in detail the clinical effects of this drug, explains how it works, and offers dosing guidelines and tips for taking it.
Oxybutynin gel is a medication prescribed to treat an overactive bladder. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides a more in-depth look at this product, including information on dosing information, general precautions, and potential side effects.
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.
Polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution and bisacodyl is prescribed to prep the bowels for a colonoscopy. This eMedTV Web page further describes this laxative, with details on how it works, when and how to take it, safety precautions, and more.
Available by prescription, pramipexole ER is a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, including information on how it works, tips for when and how to take it, and potential side effects.
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.
Reminyl is the name under which Razadyne was originally sold. As this portion of the eMedTV library explains, this name was changed awhile ago because many people confused Reminyl with a similar-sounding medication called Amaryl.
Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis may treat the condition with risedronate delayed-release. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of this prescription medication, with information on how it works, side effects, dosing, and more.
Rivastigmine is a prescription drug used to treat dementia caused by Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page describes the effects of this medication, explains how and when to take it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Ropinirole XL is a dopamine agonist prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease. This page from the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at ropinirole XL, including information on how it works, when and how to take the medication, and possible side effects.
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.
Solifenacin succinate is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV segment discusses specific uses of the medication, explains how it works, and offers dosing information, as well as when and how to take it.
Sorine is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of certain irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, describes the specific effects, offers information on when and how to take it, and more.
Synvisc-One is an injection used to treat arthritis of the knee. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a complete overview of this product, with details on how it works, what to expect during treatment, possible side effects, and more.
Tacrine is a prescription Alzheimer's disease medication. This page on the eMedTV site describes how tacrine works to slow the worsening of Alzheimer's symptoms, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Available as a gel or a cream, tazarotene is a skin medication used to treat acne and other conditions. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on side effects, when and how to apply it, and more.
Teriparatide is a prescription medicine approved for treating osteoporosis in men and postmenopausal women. This eMedTV segment offers detailed dosing information for the drug, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects.
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.
Testosterone pellets are a type of hormone medicine prescribed to treat low testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, with details on dosing, possible side effects, and what you should know before starting treatment.
Tobramycin and dexamethasone is a prescription medicine approved to treat eye inflammations and infections. This eMedTV page explains how this eye medication works, describes possible side effects, and lists several safety precautions to be aware of.
Tofacitinib is a drug used to relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. This part of the eMedTV Web site presents an overview of this prescription medicine, including when it is recommended, how it is taken, and what to expect during treatment.
Tolterodine is a medicine that can be prescribed to treat common overactive bladder symptoms. This eMedTV resource explains how this medicine works and offers a more in-depth look at its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
Tolterodine ER is an overactive bladder medication that is available by prescription. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how tolterodine ER works and further explores the drug's effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
Trospium is a medication that is commonly prescribed to treat an overactive bladder. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides a more in-depth look at the medication, including dosing information, effects, and potential side effects.
A healthcare provider may prescribe trospium XR to treat an overactive bladder. This page from the eMedTV archives provides more information on trospium XR, including how the medication works, possible side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
Zyloprim is a prescribed drug used to prevent certain conditions, such as gout and high uric acid levels. This eMedTV page describes how Zyloprim works, offers dosing information for the drug, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
Featured Symptoms
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.
Featured Other
Moderate physical activity for 30 minutes a day can ensure good health in older adults. This eMedTV page talks more about seniors and exercise, including lists of activities that can help older adults be more active, as well as safety tips.
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