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Spinal Curvature - Stomach Cancer Questions

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Spinal Curvature to Stomach Cancer Questions. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Spinal Headache
    A dull or throbbing pain and blurry vision are among the possible symptoms of a spinal headache. This eMedTV article lists other symptoms and also discusses what may cause this type of headache and how it can be treated.
  • Spinal Meningitis
    Spinal meningitis is inflammation and swelling within the lining of the brain and spinal cord. As this eMedTV article explains, it is most often caused by a bacterial or viral infection. Symptoms, transmission, and treatment methods are also described.
  • Spinal Stenosis
    As this eMedTV article explains, a person with spinal stenosis may experience pain as a result of pressure on the spinal cord. This article takes an in-depth look at this condition, including what causes certain areas of the spine to narrow.
  • Spinal Stenosis Surgery
    The most common surgery for spinal stenosis is called decompressive laminectomy. This eMedTV article includes information about when this option is typically considered and the possible risks and complications that may be involved.
  • Spinal Stenosis Symptoms
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at possible spinal stenosis symptoms, which can include pain in the arms or legs. Sitting or flexing the lower back may help relieve other signs and symptoms, such as weakness and cramping.
  • Spinal Stenosis Treatment
    This eMedTV segment offers a detailed look at various types of spinal stenosis treatment. This can entail surgery, nonsurgical treatment options (such as pain relievers), or alternative treatment, such as acupuncture or chiropractic care.
  • Spine Bifida Occulta
    This eMedTV Web page explains that spina bifida occulta occurs when at least one vertebra is malformed, but the nerves and spinal cord are normal and covered by a layer of skin. Spine bifida occulta is a common misspelling of spina bifida occulta.
  • Spinel Stenosis
    This page from the eMedTV Web library explains how spinal stenosis causes pain or numbness in the legs or shoulders. This article also describes what causes spinal stenosis. Spinel stenosis is a common misspelling of spinal stenosis.
  • Spinia Bifida
    This eMedTV segment talks about spina bifida, which is a neural tube defect characterized by the incomplete development of the brain, spinal cord, and/or their protective coverings. Spinia bifida is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spinosad
    Available by prescription only, spinosad is a medication used to treat head lice. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers a complete overview of this medication, including dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Spireva
    Spiriva is a prescription medicine used to treat bronchospasms associated with COPD. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of the drug and offers a link to more information. Spireva is a common misspelling of Spiriva.
  • Spiriva
    Spiriva is commonly used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Regular use, as this eMedTV page explains, can help keep airways open and prevent spasms. The drug's effects, possible side effects, and dosing information are also discussed.
  • Spiriva Hand Haler
    A doctor may prescribe Spiriva to prevent airway spasms in people with COPD. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of Spiriva, including how the Spiriva HandiHaler works. Spiriva hand haler is a common misspelling of Spiriva HandiHaler.
  • Spiriva HandiHaler
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, the Spiriva HandiHaler is a device used to puncture Spiriva capsules in order to inhale the powder into your lungs. This article further discusses how Spiriva can help prevent airway spasms caused by COPD.
  • Spiriva HandiHaler --Drug Information
    Healthcare providers prescribe Spiriva to treat airway spasms caused by COPD. This eMedTV Web page offers some basic information on the Spiriva HandiHaler, including how to use it, important drug warnings, and more.
  • Spiriva Inhaler
    The Spiriva inhaler (Spiriva HandiHaler) is used to inhale the medication using your own breath. This eMedTV Web resource provides a closer look at how to use the Spiriva inhaler, as well as the strengths of the medication that are available.
  • Spiriva Medication Information
    This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a look at important information on Spiriva, a medication used to prevent airway spasms due to COPD. This page also explains why Spiriva may not be suitable for some people and describes possible side effects.
  • Spiriva Rx
    This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a look at important information on your prescription (Rx) of Spiriva, a medication used to prevent airway spasms due to COPD. This page also covers general dosing information and potential side effects.
  • Spiriva Side Effects
    Common Spiriva side effects include dry mouth, sinus infection, and bladder infection. This eMedTV Web page lists other side effects that have been seen with the drug, including rare ones and ones that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Spironalactone
    Spironolactone is a diuretic that is used to treat high blood pressure and water retention. This eMedTV article covers other specific spironolactone uses and explains how the medicine works. Spironalactone is a common misspelling of spironolactone.
  • Spironolactone
    Spironolactone is a drug used for treating several conditions, including water retention and hypokalemia. This eMedTV page further explains what spironolactone is used for, describes how the drug works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Spironolactone for Acne Treatment
    Doctors can recommend spironolactone "off-label" to clear up acne. This page from the eMedTV library explains how acne is sometimes treated with spironolactone and describes the risk of using the diuretic for treating acne.
  • Spironolactone Side Effects
    Problems that have been reported with spironolactone include confusion, fever, and vomiting. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects of spironolactone, including potentially serious problems that should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Split Paxil CR
    Do not split Paxil CR tablets. As eMedTV Web page explains, splitting Paxil CR makes the enteric coating of the tablets inactive, which causes the drug to dissolve into your stomach rather than being released in your system in a controlled manner.
  • Spotting With Seasonique
    Many women have experienced breakthrough bleeding and spotting with Seasonique. This article from the eMedTV library describes this potential side effect in more detail and explains when you should seek medical attention for spotting between periods.
  • Spotting With Yaz
    A number of women have reported breakthrough bleeding or spotting with Yaz. As this eMedTV article explains, this side effect is usually not serious. However, you should contact your doctor if this problem does not improve within a few months.
  • Spread of Ebola
    This eMedTV page explains that the spread of Ebola can occur through direct contact with an infected person or his or her body fluids. This segment also discusses how the virus is transmitted in hospitals and labs, and defines the incubation period.
  • Sprinolactone
    Spironolactone is a diuretic used for treating hypokalemia, hyperaldosteronism, hypertension, and edema. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works and lists the side effects that may occur. Sprinolactone is a common misspelling of spironolactone.
  • Sprintec
    Sprintec is an oral contraceptive that can be obtained with a prescription. This eMedTV Web page describes how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information for the product, and explains what you should know before taking Sprintec.
  • Sprycel
    Sprycel is a drug licensed to treat certain types of cancer that affect the blood and bone marrow. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at this prescription drug, with details on dosing, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Sprycel and Nexium Interaction
    You should not combine drugs like Nexium with Sprycel, as it could cause negative interactions. This eMedTV Web page describes the problems this combination may cause and provides a link to more details on other possible interactions with this drug.
  • Sprycel Cardiac Toxicity
    You may experience heart damage known as cardiac toxicity while taking Sprycel. This eMedTV segment offers a brief description of the problems that may occur with cardiac toxicity. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Spycell
    As this eMedTV page explains, people who have certain types of leukemia may benefit from the chemotherapy drug Sprycel. This page describes some dosing guidelines and potential side effects. Spycell is a common misspelling of Sprycel.
  • Squamos Cell Cancer
    As this eMedTV page discusses, squamous cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer typically treated with a minor surgical procedure. This page also covers how to prevent this disease. Squamos cell cancer is a common misspelling of squamous cell carcinoma.
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    There are several types of skin cancer, and squamous cell carcinoma is one of the most common ones. This eMedTV segment features an overview of squamous cell carcinoma, including its risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and more.
  • Squamus Cell Cancer
    Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer. This selection from the eMedTV site describes the fatality rate of this type of cancer and discusses possible treatment options. Squamus cell cancer is a common misspelling of squamous cell carcinoma.
  • Sronyx Side Effects
    Common Sronyx side effects may include acne, breast tenderness, and vomiting. This eMedTV Web page lists other side effects that have been reported with birth control pills, including serious problems that should be reported to your doctor.
  • SSRI Antidepressants
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a class of antidepressants. This article gives an overview of SSRIs, with details on how they work, a list of medications that fall under this category, and more.
  • SSRI Effects
    It may take several weeks to see the full beneficial effects of SSRIs. This part of the eMedTV Web site lists some off-label uses of SSRIs and explains how the drugs work to treat conditions of the brain by affecting a certain brain chemical (serotonin).
  • SSRI Withdrawal
    People who stop taking an SSRI too abruptly may experience withdrawal symptoms, such as headaches. This eMedTV segment identifies symptoms of withdrawal from SSRIs and explains the importance of being gradually weaned off your medication.
  • SSRIs
    An SSRI is a prescription drug that treats certain brain conditions, such as depression and panic disorder. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of these medications, including how they work, conditions they can treat, and possible side effects.
  • St Johns Wort
    St John's wort is a naturally occurring substance that supposedly helps treat depression. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of this supplement and links to more information. St Johns wort is a common misspelling of St. John's wort.
  • St Johns Wort Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, a standard dosage of St John's wort has not been set. However, most studies used a dose of 300 mg of a St. John's wort extract three times daily. St Johns wort dosage is a common misspelling of St. John's wort dosage.
  • St Johns Wort Side Effects
    This eMedTV page explains that nausea and insomnia are common side effects of St. John's wort. This page also covers which side effects require prompt medical care. St Johns wort side effects is a common misspelling of St. John's wort side effects.
  • St. John's Wart
    Some people may use St John's wort to treat depression or other health conditions. This eMedTV page explores common side effects of the supplement and offers a link to more information. St. John's wart is a common misspelling of St. John's wort.
  • St. John's Wort
    St. John's wort is a dietary supplement often used for treating depression and other conditions. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at this supplement, including information on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • St. John's Wort Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, there are no set dosing guidelines for St John's wort, as it is not as closely regulated as medications. This page also describes St. John's wort dosages that a few studies used and offers tips on taking this herb.
  • St. John's Wort Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, talk to your doctor before taking St John's wort with other medicines or supplements, as it can result in negative drug interactions. St. John's wort can decrease the effectiveness of the drugs or cause other problems.
  • St. John's Wort Extract Info
    Are you looking for information about St. John's wort extract? As this eMedTV article explains, St. John's wort is a supplement used to treat depression and other conditions. This resource gives a brief overview, with details on side effects and warnings.
  • St. John's Wort Side Effects
    Insomnia, nausea, and diarrhea are among the possible side effects of St John's wort. As this segment of the eMedTV site explains, other problems may be more serious and require immediate medical attention, such as hallucinations or heart palpitations.
  • St. Johns Wart
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how St John's wort is claimed to treat depression. This page also describes what research has shown on the effectiveness of this supplement. St. Johns wart is a common misspelling of St. John's wort.
  • St. Louis Encephalitis
    St. Louis encephalitis is the most common human disease caused by mosquitoes in the United States. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this condition, including information on its causes, symptoms, and prevention methods.
  • Stable Angina
    Stable angina is brought on by physical exertion when narrowed coronary arteries work harder to get oxygen. This eMedTV article further explores this condition, with detailed information on causes, symptoms, prevention methods, and more.
  • Staf Infection
    A staph infection often appears as a red bump (or cluster of bumps) on the skin. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this illness, with information on its symptoms and treatment. Staf infection is a common misspelling of staph infection.
  • Staff Infection
    As this eMedTV page explains, staph infections are caused by bacteria and frequently affect the skin. This article gives a brief overview of this illness and links to more detailed information. Staff infection is a common misspelling of staph infection.
  • Staff Infection Causes
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Staphylococcus (a type of bacteria) is responsible for causing staph infections. This article takes a closer look at the causes of this illness. Staff infection causes is a common misspelling of staph infection causes.
  • Stage 4 Colon Cancer
    When colon cancer spreads to other parts of the body, such as the liver, it is staged at a level 4. This eMedTV page explores treatment options for people with stage 4 colon cancer, such as procedures used to treat cancer that has spread to the liver.
  • Stages of Alzheimer's
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Alzheimer's disease has three stages (mild, moderate, and severe). This article describes symptoms associated with each stage of the disease.
  • Stages of Breast Cancer
    Breast cancer stages include stages 0 through IV and recurrent breast cancer. This eMedTV article defines each of these stages in detail and explains the importance of determining the stage of the disease in order to plan treatment.
  • Stages of Cervical Cancer
    To find out how far a woman's cervical cancer has spread, doctors will use a process called staging. As this eMedTV article explains, there are several stages of cervical cancer. This page discusses these different stages in detail.
  • Stages of CLL
    Stages of CLL include stages 0-IV and refractory (cancer that does not get better with treatment). This eMedTV article defines each of these stages of CLL and covers some of the tests used in the staging process, including x-rays, MRIs, and CT scans.
  • Stages of Emphasema
    This eMedTV resource explores the four stages of emphysema (ranging from at-risk to severe), symptoms of each stage, and how a doctor determines the stage of emphysema someone has. Stages of emphasema is a common misspelling of stages of emphysema.
  • Stages of Emphysema
    The four stages of emphysema include: at-risk, mild emphysema, moderate emphysema, and severe emphysema. This eMedTV article provides an overview of these stages and explains that they are identified through a breathing test called spirometry.
  • Stages of Leukemia
    As this eMedTV page explains, stages of leukemia are not used to express the extent of most types of the disease. This article explains how cases of the more common types of leukemia are classified.
  • Stages of Liver Cancer
    As explained in this eMedTV article, liver cancer staging is used to describe the extent of the disease. The stages of this type of cancer include stages I-IV and recurrent cases of the disease, as well as further classifications for treatment purposes.
  • Stages of Melanoma
    This section of the eMedTV library compares the various melanoma stages. The stages range from 0 to IV and also include recurrent melanoma. They vary in size, location, and whether they have spread to lymph nodes or other areas of the body.
  • Stages of Pancreatic Cancer
    As explained in this eMedTV article, pancreatic cancer stages range from 0 through IV, as well as recurrent cases of the disease. This resource defines these stages, which are used to describe the extent of the disease.
  • Stages of Parkinson's Disease
    This eMedTV page explains that there are five Parkinson's disease stages, with one being a mild case of the disease, and five being severe. This page provides more detail on these stages and describes the possible symptoms of each stage.
  • Stages of Prostate Cancer
    There are five stages of prostate cancer: stages 1 through 4 and recurrent cancer. This eMedTV article discusses these stages in detail, including the tests used to make the determination, such as bone scan, PSA test, CT, and MRI.
  • Stages of Skin Cancer
    A person's skin cancer will be assigned a stage that is between 0 and IV. Stages of skin cancer, as this eMedTV resource explains, are based on how large the growth is, how deeply it has grown beneath the epidermis, and whether it has spread.
  • Stages of Syphilis
    There are four stages of syphilis, each with different symptoms and levels of severity. This page of the eMedTV website outlines the various stages of syphilis, which are primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary, and explains how syphilis progresses.
  • Stalevo
    Stalevo is a prescription drug licensed to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of this medication, explains how it works, offers general dosing information, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Stalevo Side Effects
    Common side effects of Stalevo include nausea, dizziness, and abdominal pain. As this eMedTV page explains, most people tolerate the drug well, but may begin to develop serious side effects over time, such as seizures or severe muscle pain.
  • Staph Disease
    A staph infection often appears as a single red bump on the skin. This eMedTV segment briefly explores the potential symptoms of this disease and explains how staph infections are spread. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Staph Infection
    When Staphylococcus bacteria cause infection within the body, it is called a staph infection. This eMedTV article talks about this contagious condition in greater detail, with information on symptoms, treatment options, prevention, and more.
  • Staph Infection Causes
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, staph infections are caused by Staphylococcus bacteria. This article discusses the different strains of Staphylococcus (including MRSA), describing the types of infections they can cause.
  • Staph Infection Complications
    Possible complications of a staph infection include pneumonia, serious MRSA infections, and meningitis. This eMedTV selection tells you what you need to know about problems that accompany a staph infection, including statistics on how often they occur.
  • Staph Infection Symptoms and Signs
    Common signs of a staph infection include red bumps on the skin. As this eMedTV Web resource explains, these bumps may be mistaken for a spider bite or other skin problems. Other potential staph infections symptoms are also listed in this article.
  • Staph Infection Treatment
    As explained in this portion of the eMedTV library, staph infection treatment can involve antibiotics, warm compresses, or puncturing the skin to drain the infection. This resource offers an in-depth look at how this type of infection is treated.
  • Staph Infection Types
    Staph infections often affect the skin, but can also occur in the lungs and other parts of the body. This eMedTV Web page describes the many different staph infection types, listing the specific infections that can occur within various areas of the body.
  • Staph Skin Infection
    In many cases, staph infections affect the skin. As this eMedTV Web page explains, these infections typically occur where there is noticeable skin trauma, such as a cut. This resource also explains how the infections are diagnosed and treated.
  • Staph Superbug
    The press has dubbed MRSA a "staph superbug," which, as this segment of the eMedTV site explains, is not necessarily an exaggerated description. This page provides a brief overview of the condition and includes a link to in-depth information.
  • Staph Transmission
    As this eMedTV page points out, staph infections are most often spread by direct skin-to-skin contact with an individual who has an active infection. This segment discusses how staph infections are transmitted, both in the community and in hospitals.
  • Staphylococcus Infection
    Staphylococcus ("staph") bacteria usually do not cause any problems in the body. However, as explained in this eMedTV article, they can sometimes cause an infection. This page gives an overview of Staphylococcus infections and links to more information.
  • Starlix
    Starlix is a prescription medicine that is approved to reduce blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug helps the pancreas produce more insulin, outlines potential side effects, and offers dosing guidelines.
  • Starlix Diabetes Medicine
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV library, Starlix is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes. This article provides more information on this prescription drug, including what to expect and how to take it. A link to more details is also included.
  • Starting Baby Juice
    You should not start giving juice to your baby until he or she is at least six months old. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, fruit juice provides no nutritional benefit and is not recommended or needed until after six months of age.
  • Starting Solid Foods
    In most cases, infants are ready to start solid foods between four to six months of age. This eMedTV article lists other signs that your child is ready to switch to solids and explains if it is possible to start a solid diet too early or too late.
  • Starting Solids Schedule
    There is a standard schedule recommended for babies who are first starting solids. As this eMedTV segment explains, most babies start eating cereals at four to six months old and graduate to thicker purees by eight months of age.
  • Statens
    As a type of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, statin medications are used to lower cholesterol. This eMedTV Web resource provides a brief overview of statins and describes some of their possible side effects. Statens is a common misspelling of statins.
  • Statin Benefits
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, there are several statin benefits, such as lowering LDL cholesterol, increasing HDL cholesterol, and decreasing triglycerides. This page also explains how these drugs work to prevent heart disease.
  • Statin Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use statins if you have certain medical conditions, such as liver disease. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other potential statin dangers to be aware of before starting treatment with these medications.
  • Statin Drug List
    When considering a statin medication, several different types of this medication are available. This eMedTV page offers a statin drug list, including an outline of all of the statins (including combination statins) available in the United States.
  • Statin Drugs -- What You Should Know
    A doctor may prescribe statin drugs to help lower cholesterol levels. This page of the eMedTV Web library provides a complete overview of statins, including information on how these drugs work, possible side effects, and some general precautions.
  • Statin Medication Information
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses, statin medications may be prescribed to treat high cholesterol. This article also takes a closer look at how these drugs work, possible side effects, and some general safety precautions.
  • Statin Negative Effects
    Statins may cause nausea, muscle aches, and stomach pain. This selection from the eMedTV Web archives provides an overview of potentially negative effects of statins to be aware of before starting treatment with these medications.
  • Statin Problems
    Some of the potential problems with statins may include nausea, headaches, and muscle aches. This eMedTV Web resource describes other possible problems, including potentially serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Statin Risks
    Some of the potential risks with using statins may include muscle aches, constipation, and nausea. This eMedTV Web segment describes other safety concerns, including potentially serious problems you should report to your doctor right away.
  • Statin Side Effects
    For people taking statins, problems may include headaches, nausea, and fatigue. This selection from the eMedTV Web site describes other potential side effects of statin medications, including those that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Statin Toxicity
    This eMedTV page explains that statins may not be the right cholesterol medication for some people, as it may cause side effects or toxicity. Statins, for instance, should be avoided by people who drink alcohol frequently or consume grapefruit products.
  • Statins
    Statins are medications used for the treatment of high cholesterol. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of these medications, including information about how they work, when and how to take them, potential side effects, and more.
  • Statins Adverse Effects
    Some of the potential adverse effects with statins include headaches, nausea, and muscle aches. This eMedTV Web resource provides a brief overview of statin side effects, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Statins and Alcohol
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that although combining statins and alcohol may not be a problem when drinking moderate amounts, these medications may not be safe for people who regularly consume large amounts of alcohol.
  • Statins and Grapefruit
    A person may be more likely to develop serious muscle problems when statins and grapefruit are combined. This eMedTV segment provides a more detailed explanation of the dangers of consuming grapefruit products while taking certain statin medications.
  • Statins and Heart Disease
    This eMedTV page explains that studies on statins and heart disease have shown that these medications can prevent problems such as heart attacks, strokes, or similar problems. This article further discusses how statins can prevent heart disease.
  • Statins and Liver Damage
    In those taking statins, liver damage may occur and cause problems such as hepatitis and jaundice. This eMedTV page discusses liver-related side effects associated with taking this drug and explains how doctors monitor liver enzymes to help prevent them.
  • Statins and Muscle Aches
    Muscle aches are one of the more common side effects of statins. Muscle aches, as this eMedTV Web article explains, are generally not serious, but in some rare cases may indicate a serious and possibly even life-threatening problem.
  • Statins and Muscle Pain
    Many side effects can occur with statins, and muscle pain is a relatively common one. This eMedTV Web article discusses this side effect in detail, including information about rare but serious muscle problems associated with statins.
  • Statins for Cholesterol
    This eMedTV page explains that when using statins for cholesterol treatment, the medication works by controlling the rate of cholesterol production in the body. This page also describes how statins work to increase HDL levels and lower triglycerides.
  • Statistics on Heart Disease
    An estimated 11.5 percent of Americans had some form of heart disease in 2004. This eMedTV resource provides other heart disease statistics, including facts and figures about risk factors and associated costs.
  • Statistics on Narcolepsy
    Statistics on narcolepsy indicate that this sleep disorder could affect as many as 200,000 Americans. This eMedTV article offers several important statistics on narcolepsy, including statistics about car accidents and symptoms.
  • Statistics on Rabies
    Statistics on rabies show that 7,437 cases of rabies in animals were reported in the U.S. during 2001. This eMedTV article provides statistics on rabies, including information about the prevalence of the disease among animals and humans.
  • Staton
    Statins are prescription medicines licensed to treat high cholesterol. This page of the eMedTV Web library explains how these drugs work and describes what to tell your doctor before taking them. Staton is a common misspelling of statins.
  • Stattens
    Statins, prescription drugs used to treat high cholesterol, are a type of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of these medications and offers general dosing guidelines. Stattens is a common misspelling of statins.
  • Status Epilepticus
    This portion of the eMedTV library explains that status epilepticus is a potentially life-threatening condition in which a person has prolonged or repeated seizures. This article provides an overview of this condition.
  • Stavzor
    Stavzor is a prescription drug approved to prevent migraines and to treat epilepsy and mania. This eMedTV resource explains how Stavzor works for these uses, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Staxyn
    Staxyn is a medicine approved for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED or impotence). This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, results from clinical trials on its effectiveness, and potential side effects.
  • Stelara
    If you have plaque psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, your doctor may recommend the injectable drug Stelara. This eMedTV selection offers a detailed description of this "biologic" medicine, including details on dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Stelazine
    Stelazine is commonly prescribed to relieve symptoms of schizophrenia or anxiety. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how the prescription drug works and discusses its effects, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Stelazine Drug Information
    If you have schizophrenia or anxiety, your healthcare provider may recommend Stelazine. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of this drug, with information on how it works and what your healthcare provider needs to know.
  • Stellara
    An injectable drug, Stelara is used to treat the symptoms of plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This eMedTV segment gives a brief overview of the prescription medication and provides a link to more info. Stellara is a common misspelling of Stelara.
  • Stellazine
    Stelazine is a medication that can be prescribed for treating schizophrenia and anxiety. This eMedTV resource examines the drug in more detail and describes how it works and possible side effects. Stellazine is a common misspelling of Stelazine.
  • Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Myeloma
    As explained on this eMedTV page, a stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma allows a person to receive high doses of chemotherapy or radiation to treat the cancer. This article discusses this procedure in detail, including potential side effects.
  • Stendra
    Available by prescription only, Stendra is a medicine licensed to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This eMedTV Web page contains an overview of this drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Steroid Rosacea
    Steroid rosacea can result when corticosteroid ointments are used for eczema and other rashes. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, with information on symptoms, treatment options, and whether it can come back.
  • Stevens-Johnsons and Chloroquine
    Chloroquine has the potential to cause a rare but potentially life-threatening skin rash. This eMedTV page describes Stevens-Johnson syndrome and provides a link to more information on it. Stevens-Johnsons is a common misspelling of Stevens-Johnson.
  • Stewart Prenatal Vitamins
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Stuart Prenatal is a prenatal vitamin that is available without a prescription. This article also covers general dosing guidelines. Stewart Prenatal vitamins is a common misspelling of Stuart Prenatal vitamins.
  • Stinging Nettels
    Stinging nettle is a supplement used for treating allergies, an enlarged prostate, and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page explains what you should be aware of before using this product. Stinging nettels is a common misspelling of stinging nettle.
  • Stinging Nettle
    Stinging nettle is a plant often used medicinally for the treatment of allergies and other conditions. This eMedTV segment explores other possible benefits of the supplement, explains how it works, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Stinging Nettle Facts
    Stinging nettle is a supplement used for treating a variety of conditions, including allergies. This eMedTV Web page provides other facts on stinging nettle, including information on what the product is used for and how it works for these various uses.
  • Stinging Nettle Side Effects
    Potential side effects of stinging nettle include diarrhea, itching, and upset stomach. This eMedTV resource lists other possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that should be reported to your healthcare provider right away.
  • Stinging Nettles for Allergies
    Many people claim that their allergies can be treated with stinging nettle. This eMedTV article explains whether stinging nettle is indeed effective for allergy treatment and explores how the product works.
  • Stinging Nettles in Herbal Medicine
    Stinging nettle is a plant that is used for a variety of different purposes in herbal medicine. This eMedTV resource further discusses herbal medicine and stinging nettle, explaining how the product may work for various conditions.
  • Stivarga
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  • Stomach Cancer Causes
    In the case of stomach cancer, causes of the disease have not yet been found. As explained in this eMedTV segment, researchers have identified factors (such as smoking) that increase a person's chances of developing stomach cancer.
  • Stomach Cancer Chemotherapy
    This eMedTV article describes how chemotherapy is used to treat stomach cancer and explains side effects commonly seen with the treatment. This article also gives an explanation of how the anticancer medicine is administered.
  • Stomach Cancer Diagnosis
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  • Stomach Cancer Prevention
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    A stomach cancer prognosis is a prediction as to the course and outcome of the disease. This eMedTV article examines factors that affect a prognosis for a person with stomach cancer and contains statistics such as survival rates.
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