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What Is the Cure for the Bubonic Plague? - Xanax Addiction

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from What Is the Cure for the Bubonic Plague? to Xanax Addiction. 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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  • What Is the Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant Used For?
    This part of the eMedTV library talks about using the dexamethasone intravitreal implant to treat uveitis and macular edema. It describes in detail how the implant works and explains what can happen if these eye conditions are left untreated.
  • What Is the Diclofenac Patch Used For?
    The diclofenac patch is licensed to treat short-term pain caused by bruises, strains, and sprains. This eMedTV resource discusses the uses of the diclofenac patch in more detail (including possible off-label uses) and explains how this drug works.
  • What Is the Difference Between ADD and ADHD?
    As this eMedTV selection explains, there is no difference between ADD and ADHD. These terms are used interchangeably to mean the same thing. This page explains why and lists another term for this condition.
  • What Is the Generic for Ofloxacin?
    You can get a prescription for ofloxacin in generic and brand-name forms. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of this drug, with information on the different strengths and forms, as well as factors that can affect your dose.
  • What Is the HPV Vaccine Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, the HPV vaccine is used to help prevent cervical cancer, genital warts, and other conditions caused by the human papillomavirus. This article also offers information on who can get vaccinated.
  • What Is the Lidocaine Patch Used For?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, the primary use of the lidocaine patch is to treat nerve pain that can occur after a case of the shingles. This page describes how this prescription medicine works and explores possible off-label uses of the skin patch.
  • What Is the Mediterranean Diet?
    Are you thinking about trying the Mediterranean diet? As this eMedTV article explains, this plan will likely not help you to lose weight, but it can certainly reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Read on to learn more.
  • What Is the Methylphenidate Patch Used For?
    What is the methylphenidate patch used for? As this eMedTV page explains, the patch is used for treating ADHD in children and adolescents. This article also discusses "off-label" uses of the patch, such as using it to help with weight loss.
  • What Is the Nicotine Inhaler Used For?
    The nicotine inhaler is approved to help people stop smoking. As this eMedTV page explains, it helps reduce nicotine cravings by releasing a controlled amount of nicotine into the body. This article covers the uses of the nicotine inhaler in more detail.
  • What Is the Nitroglycerin Patch Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the nitroglycerin patch is used for preventing angina attacks in adults with coronary artery disease. This page discusses how this prescription drug works to prevent chest pain and whether it has unapproved uses.
  • What Is the OTC Oxybutynin Patch Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, the OTC oxybutynin patch is used to treat an overactive bladder in women. This page takes a closer look at what this nonprescription drug is used for, how it works, and if it is safe for children and men.
  • What Is the Oxybutynin Patch Used For?
    The oxybutynin patch is used for treating frequent urination and other overactive bladder symptoms. This eMedTV article further explores oxybutynin patch uses and explains whether the patch can be used in children.
  • What Is the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Used For?
    The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is approved to prevent certain ear infections and pneumococcal disease. This eMedTV resource covers the uses of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in more detail and explains how this particular vaccine works.
  • What Is the Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Used For?
    The pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine offers protection against pneumonia and other conditions. This eMedTV article discusses the uses of the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in more detail, including some of its off-label purposes.
  • What Is the Rivastigmine Patch Used For?
    The rivastigmine patch is used for treating dementia due to Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. This eMedTV segment goes over rivastigmine patch uses in more detail and explains how the drug works for these conditions.
  • What Is the Rotavirus Vaccine Used For?
    The rotavirus vaccine is approved to prevent rotavirus, a virus that can cause severe diarrhea in children. This eMedTV article discusses the uses of rotavirus vaccine in more detail and explains how it works to prevent infection with the rotavirus.
  • What Is the Selegiline Transdermal Patch Used For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, the selegiline transdermal patch is used for treating depression in adults. This page also describes how the medication works and discusses a potential off-label use of the drug.
  • What Is the Shingles Vaccine Used For?
    The shingles vaccine is used for the prevention of shingles in adults over the age of 50. This eMedTV Web page discusses shingles vaccine uses in more detail and offers a more in-depth look at how the vaccine works to prevent shingles.
  • What Is the Testosterone Buccal Tablet Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, testosterone buccal tablets are used to help treat low testosterone levels in men. This article offers more detailed information on the uses of this medication, including how it works, who can use it, and more.
  • What Is the Testosterone Patch Used For?
    The testosterone patch is available with a prescription and can help increase testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV resource describes in detail how the patch works and discusses some possible "off-label" uses for testosterone patches.
  • What Is the Varicella Vaccine Used For?
    The varicella vaccine helps reduce a child's (or adult's) risk of developing chickenpox. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how this vaccine works and explains whether there are off-label uses for the varicella vaccine.
  • What Is the Yuzpe Method?
    As an emergency contraception, the Yuzpe method may help prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex. This eMedTV Web article further discusses what the Yuzpe regimen is, why it may be outdated, and why progestin-only pills may be a better option.
  • What Is Theophylline Prescribed For?
    Theophylline is a medication used for the treatment of airway spasms, such as those that occur with asthma. This eMedTV segment explains what theophylline is prescribed for, including a description of how it works and a link to more detailed information.
  • What Is Thioguanine Used For?
    Adults and children who have acute myelogenous leukemia may use thioguanine for chemotherapy treatment. This eMedTV segment explains how using this drug can help slow down the progression of this type of cancer. It also lists possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Thioridazine Used For?
    What is thioridazine used for? As this eMedTV page explains, thioridazine can be used to treat schizophrenia in adults, as well as in children who have not responded well to other treatments. This article also lists some "off-label" thioridazine uses.
  • What Is Thiotepa Used For?
    Adults who have bladder cancer, Hodgkin's disease, or other types of cancer may benefit from thiotepa. This eMedTV resource takes a look at how using thiotepa can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying. A list of off-label uses is also provided.
  • What Is Thiothixene Used For?
    What is thiothixene used for? As this eMedTV article explains, thiothixene uses are concerned primarily with the treatment of schizophrenia symptoms. This page also covers "off-label" uses of the drug (such as the treatment of dementia or agitation).
  • What Is Thyroid USP Used For?
    Thyroid USP is used for treating an underactive thyroid and other various thyroid problems. This page on the eMedTV Web site further explains what the medication is used for and explores possible off-label Thyroid USP uses.
  • What Is Tiagabine Used For?
    Tiagabine is approved to treat partial seizures. This selection from the eMedTV Web site gives a detailed overview of Tiagabine uses, including "off-label" uses of the drug, such as the treatment of migraines, anxiety, and nerve pain.
  • What Is Ticagrelor Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, ticagrelor is an antiplatelet drug that helps reduce the risk of strokes, heart attacks, and other problems. This article looks at the uses of ticagrelor, including a look at its use following an angioplasty.
  • What Is Tiludronate Used For?
    Tiludronate is used for treating Paget's disease of bone in adults. This article from the eMedTV Web site provides information on how the medication works and explains whether there are any off-label tiludronate uses.
  • What Is Timolol Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, timolol tablets and eyedrops are used to treat several conditions related to the eyes, heart, and blood vessels. This article covers these uses in more detail and describes some possible off-label uses for the drug.
  • What Is Tinzaparin Used For?
    Tinzaparin is prescribed in combination with warfarin to treat a certain type of blood clot. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at what tinzaparin is used for, including discussions on its "off-label" uses and whether it can be given to children.
  • What Is Tiotropium Used For?
    Tiotropium, a type of bronchodilator, is often prescribed to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV resource discusses what tiotropium is used for, describing how the drug works, off-label uses, and whether it is given to children.
  • What Is Tipranavir Used For?
    Tipranavir is mainly used for treating HIV and AIDS, but healthcare providers may suggest other uses. This eMedTV segment describes these off-label tipranavir uses and explains whether the drug is approved for use in children.
  • What Is Tizanidine Used For?
    Tizanidine is a short-acting muscle relaxant that helps treat spasticity. As this eMedTV article explains, it should be reserved for daily activities when spasticity control is most important. This article takes a closer look at how to use tizanidine.
  • What Is Tobramycin and Dexamethasone Used For?
    If you have certain eye conditions, tobramycin and dexamethasone may help improve your symptoms. This eMedTV article covers the uses of tobramycin and dexamethasone in more detail, including how this prescription drug works and its safety in children.
  • What Is Tobramycin Inhalation Powder Used For?
    Tobramycin inhalation powder helps treat certain bacterial infections in those with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV page offers more detail on uses for tobramycin inhalation powder, including information on how it works and whether it's safe for children.
  • What Is Tobramycin Inhalation Solution Used For?
    This eMedTV Web page examines the uses for tobramycin inhalation solution, including its approved use to treat a bacterial infection in those who have cystic fibrosis. This article also describes some off-label uses and explains how the medication works.
  • What Is Tocilizumab Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, tocilizumab is used for treating three different kinds of arthritis. This article further describes the uses of this prescription drug, including its use in children.
  • What Is Tofacitinib Used For?
    Adults who have moderate-to-severe active rheumatoid arthritis may receive treatment with tofacitinib. This eMedTV article examines how this prescription medication works. It also explains whether there are off-label (unapproved) uses for tofacitinib.
  • What Is Tolcapone Used For?
    Tolcapone is used for treating Parkinson's disease in adults. This eMedTV page further discusses tolcapone uses, including information on why this drug is only effective at treating Parkinson's disease when used with carbidopa-levodopa products.
  • What Is Tolterodine ER Used For?
    Tolterodine ER is used for treating an overactive bladder in adults. As this eMedTV Web page explains, the uses for the medication are primarily focused on the prevention of frequent urination, sudden urges to urinate, and leaking accidents.
  • What Is Tolterodine Used For?
    Tolterodine is used for treating overactive bladder symptoms (like frequent urination or leaking accidents). This eMedTV segment discusses these tolterodine uses in more detail and explains whether the drug can be used in children.
  • What Is Tolvaptan Used For?
    Tolvaptan is approved for adults who have low blood sodium levels due to certain medical conditions. This eMedTV Web page focuses on specific uses -- both approved and unapproved -- for tolvaptan. It also describes how this medicine works.
  • What Is Topamax Prescribed For?
    This segment of the eMedTV library explains that Topamax is often prescribed to treat seizures and prevent migraines. This page also lists off-label uses of the drug and includes a link to more in-depth information.
  • What Is Topical Fluticasone Propionate Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, topical fluticasone propionate is used for treating itching and inflammation due to certain skin problems like eczema and dermatitis. This page discusses how this medicine works and lists unapproved reasons to use it.
  • What Is Topiramate Used For?
    What is topiramate used for? As this eMedTV resource explains, topiramate is used for the prevention of migraines and the treatment of epilepsy. Occasionally, it can also be used "off-label" for treating absence, atonic, or myoclonic seizures.
  • What Is Topotecan Used For?
    If you have lung, cervical, or ovarian cancer, your healthcare provider may prescribe topotecan. This eMedTV page further discusses how topotecan works for treating various cancers, why it is not safe for children, and possible off-label topotecan uses.
  • What Is Toprol Used For?
    This eMedTV article addresses the question, "What is Toprol used for?" This page explains that Toprol is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure, angina, and congestive heart failure. A link to more information is also included.
  • What Is Toremifene Used For?
    Adults with breast cancer may use toremifene to help slow down the growth of tumors. This eMedTV Web page explains how this drug works to bind to cancer cells and prevent them from growing. It also lists possible off-label (unapproved) uses for the drug.
  • What Is Torsemide Used For?
    What is torsemide used for? This eMedTV page explains that torsemide is used to control high blood pressure and treat water retention in adults by reducing blood volume. This article also explains that there are currently no off-label torsemide uses.
  • What Is Tositumomab Used For?
    Tositumomab is approved for the treatment of certain types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This eMedTV segment explains how this prescription drug works to destroy cancer cells, and discusses whether children and older adults can use tositumomab.
  • What Is Tramadol ER Used For?
    Tramadol ER may be prescribed when a strong painkiller is needed for an extended period of time. This eMedTV page further covers what this drug is used for, including whether it's safe for children and whether there are any off-label uses for tramadol ER.
  • What Is Tramadol/Acetaminophen Used For?
    Tramadol/acetaminophen is used short-term pain relief. This section of the eMedTV Web site discusses tramadol/acetaminophen uses in more detail, including information on the use of the medicine in children and possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Trametinib Used For?
    Adults who have a certain type of skin cancer called melanoma may be treated with trametinib. This eMedTV article takes a look at what trametinib is used for specifically and how it can prevent cancer cells from growing and multiplying.
  • What Is Trandolapril-Verapamil ER Used For?
    What is trandolapril-verapamil ER used for? As this eMedTV page explains, trandolapril-verapamil ER is used to lower blood pressure. Trandolapril-verapamil ER is approved for use only in adults and there are no universally accepted off-label uses.
  • What Is Tranylcypromine Used For?
    As this part of the eMedTV library explains, tranylcypromine is used for the treatment of depression. There are also a few "off-label" tranylcypromine uses, such as the treatment of anxiety, panic disorder, or social anxiety disorder.
  • What Is Trastuzumab Used For?
    Trastuzumab is prescribed for treating certain types of breast cancer and stomach cancer. This eMedTV page explores trastuzumab's uses in more detail and explains how the medication works by binding to a certain protein to help destroy cancer cells.
  • What Is Travoprost Used For?
    Travoprost uses are concerned with treating high eye pressure and open-angle glaucoma. This part of the eMedTV archives explains how this drug works to decrease eye pressure and explores possible off-label uses for travoprost and its use in children.
  • What Is Trazodone ER Used For?
    As this page from the eMedTV Web site explains, trazodone ER is used for treating depression. This page examines this and other purposes for the prescription drug, including off-label indications and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • What Is Trazodone Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, trazodone is prescribed for the treatment of clinical depression in adults. This article takes a quick look at the approved use of this drug and explains what other conditions it can treat when used "off-label."
  • What Is Trazodone Used For?
    What is trazodone used for? As this eMedTV segment explains, the prescription drug is used to treat depression in adults. "Off-label" trazodone uses may include the treatment of alcoholism, anxiety, insomnia, and panic disorder.
  • What Is Tri-Estarylla Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Tri-Estarylla is a combined oral contraceptive licensed to prevent pregnancy and treat acne in women of reproductive age. This article covers how this birth control pill works and lists "off-label" Tri-Estarylla uses.
  • What Is Tri-Legest Fe Used For?
    Tri-Legest Fe, a prescribed oral contraceptive, is used to prevent pregnancy and treat acne in women. This eMedTV Web article describes how Tri-Legest Fe works to prevent pregnancy and also outlines possible off-label Tri-Legest Fe uses.
  • What Is Tri-Linyah Used For?
    As discussed in this eMedTV resource, Tri-Linyah is a combined oral contraceptive licensed to prevent pregnancy and treat acne in women of reproductive age. This page covers how this birth control pill works and lists "off-label" uses for Tri-Linyah.
  • What Is Tri-Previfem Used For?
    Tri-Previfem is an oral contraceptive that is also often used for treating acne. This article from the eMedTV library describes the effects of Tri-Previfem, explains how it works, and lists some of the common off-label Tri-Previfem uses.
  • What Is Tri-Sprintec Used For?
    Tri-Sprintec is a birth control pill that is also commonly used for treating acne. This page on the eMedTV Web site explores some of the benefits of this form of birth control and also lists common off-label Tri-Sprintec uses.
  • What Is Triamcinolone Nasal Spray Used For?
    Triamcinolone nasal spray is used for the treatment of common nasal allergy symptoms. This section of the eMedTV library discusses these uses in more detail, explaining how the drug works to relieve symptoms and whether it can be used in children.
  • What Is Triamterene-HCTZ Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, triamterene-HCTZ is used for treating high blood pressure and fluid retention in adults but is not approved for use in children. This page describes these triamterene-HCTZ uses in more detail and also lists off-label uses.
  • What Is Triazolam Used For?
    As this part of the eMedTV site explains, triazolam is used for treating insomnia in adults for a short period of time (no more than 7 to 10 days). Triazolam is not approved for use in children, and there are currently no off-label triazolam uses.
  • What Is Trifluoperazine Used For?
    Trifluoperazine is prescribed for treating schizophrenia and anxiety. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to control these conditions, lists possible symptoms of schizophrenia and anxiety, and discusses trifluoperazine uses in children.
  • What Is Trihexyphenidyl Used For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, trihexyphenidyl is used for treating extrapyramidal symptoms caused by antipsychotic drugs; it is also used to treat parkinsonism. This segment further explores these and other trihexyphenidyl uses.
  • What Is Trimipramine Used For?
    What is trimipramine used for? As this eMedTV article explains, trimipramine is used for the treatment of depression in adults. Occasionally, it is also used "off-label" to treat conditions like bulimia, fibromyalgia, and chronic pain.
  • What Is TriNessa Used For?
    TriNessa is used for birth control, as well as acne treatment in women ages 15 and older. This eMedTV resource discusses TriNessa uses in more detail, including information on how it works and whether it can be used "off-label" for other purposes.
  • What Is Triptorelin Used For?
    Although it's not a cure for prostate cancer, triptorelin can help ease symptoms of the disease. This eMedTV segment talks about how your healthcare provider may recommend the use of triptorelin to slow the growth of advanced prostate cancer.
  • What Is Trivora Used For?
    Although Trivora is mainly used as a birth control pill, it appears to offer other benefits as well. This eMedTV page discusses Trivora uses in more detail and explains how the pill can be used off-label for other purposes (such as for treating acne).
  • What Is Trospium Used For?
    Trospium is used for treating an overactive bladder in adults. This article from the eMedTV Web site further discusses what the drug is used for, describes its effects, and explains whether there are any off-label uses or uses in children.
  • What Is Trospium XR Used For?
    Trospium XR uses include treating urinary incontinence and frequent urges to urinate. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how trospium XR is used for treating an overactive bladder and describes these specific trospium XR uses in more detail.
  • What Is Ulipristal Used For?
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site talks about using ulipristal after unprotected sex to help prevent pregnancy. This article also describes how this emergency contraceptive works as a "morning after pill," and describes unapproved uses of the drug.
  • What Is Unoprostone Ophthalmic Solution Used For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, unoprostone ophthalmic solution is used for treating ocular hypertension and open angle glaucoma. This resource describes how this prescription eye medication works and also describes possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Ustekinumab Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, ustekinumab is used to treat plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This article covers the drug's uses in more detail, with helpful information on how it works, whether it can be used in children, and more.
  • What Is Valacyclovir Used For?
    What is valacyclovir used for? As this eMedTV segment explains, valacyclovir is prescribed for shingles, cold sores, and other conditions. The drug helps reduce the time it takes for the infections to heal. This page also outlines some off-label uses.
  • When Does Ambien Start Working?
    This eMedTV article addresses the question, "When does Ambien start working?" This page explains that Ambien should be taken as soon as you are ready for sleep, as it works quickly. This page offers other tips on when and how to use this sleep medicine.
  • When Does Celexa Start Working?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it may take several weeks (perhaps even more than a month) before Celexa starts working. Physical symptoms of depression generally improve first, followed by changes in mood, so it's important to be patient.
  • When Does Lunesta Start Working?
    Many people may question, "When does Lunesta start working?" As this page from the eMedTV site explains, it starts working quickly. You should make sure you are ready for sleep before taking it (the drug is typically taken right before bedtime).
  • When Does Lyrica Start Working?
    You may be wondering, "When does Lyrica start working?" As this eMedTV page explains, some people taking Lyrica for nerve pain or fibromyalgia during clinical studies experienced an improvement in their symptoms within one week of starting treatment.
  • When Does Paxil Start Working?
    People who are just starting Paxil may wonder, "When does Paxil start working?" As this eMedTV page explains, it usually takes several weeks (perhaps even more than a month) before feeling the beneficial effects of this drug.
  • When Does Pristiq Start Working?
    If you are starting depression treatment with Pristiq, you may be curious about when it starts working. As this eMedTV page explains, many people notice a significant change in mood within six weeks. This article also offers basic dosing guidelines.
  • When Does Risperdal Start Working?
    If you just started taking Risperdal, you may be wondering, "When does it start to work?" This eMedTV Web page provides information on this topic and offers general dosing guidelines for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism.
  • When Does Zyprexa Start Working?
    If you are just starting Zyprexa, you may be wondering, "When does it start working?" As this eMedTV Web page explains, the drug may start working after a few days or within several weeks of treatment.
  • When in Your Menstrual Cycle Should You Start Taking Provera?
    This page of the eMedTV Web site explains when in your menstrual cycle you should start taking Provera. Depending on the reason this medicine is being used, Provera may be started on day 1, day 16, or day 21 and taken daily for 5 to 14 days.
  • When Is Letairis Contraindicated?
    You should not take Letairis if you have scarring of the lungs. This eMedTV selection examines other contraindications for Letairis and also offers a link to more details on other safety concerns.
  • When Is Narcan Given?
    As discussed in this eMedTV article, Narcan is given when high doses of opioid medications have been used. This resource explains how this medicine works to reverse the effects of opioids and also describes some off-label uses.
  • When Is Synagis Season?
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Synagis injections are given monthly during the RSV season, which is usually from November to April. This article further examines when Synagis is given and provides a link to more details on the uses of this drug.
  • When to Administer Glucagon
    This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of glucagon's dosing guidelines, explaining when to administer the drug, how to know if it is working, and more. A link to more detailed dosing information on this product is also provided.
  • When to Give Glucagon
    When used to treat severely low blood sugar, glucagon should be given only in an emergency situation. This eMedTV page talks about when to use this potentially lifesaving medication and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • When to Start Bowel Prep With GoLYTELY
    GoLYTELY is usually started the night before your colonoscopy. This portion of the eMedTV site gives an overview of when and how to start your bowel prep with GoLYTELY and includes a link to more detailed dosing guidelines for the drug.
  • When to Start HalfLytely?
    This eMedTV Web segment explains when and how to start HalfLytely and Bisacodyl before your colonoscopy. This article also discusses how this product works and why it is important to empty the bowels before this procedure.
  • When to Take a Pregnancy Test
    You may want to take a pregnancy test if you have not had a period within three weeks of unprotected sex. This eMedTV segment offers advice on when to test for pregnancy after using emergency contraception, with tips on when you might get a false result.
  • When to Take Ativan
    This eMedTV page takes a look at when Ativan should be taken. As this page explains, oral forms of Ativan are typically taken two or three times a day, or sometimes just before bedtime. This page also lists other tips for taking this drug.
  • When to Take Clonazepam
    There are no rules on when to take clonazepam, but you should spread out the doses each day. This eMedTV page offers clonazepam dosing guidelines for the treatment of panic disorder and seizures, and explains how dosing works for children.
  • When to Take Geodon
    Geodon is typically taken twice a day, with food. As this eMedTV resource explains, although there are no specific instructions on exactly when to take Geodon, it is important that you take the medication at the same times each day.
  • When to Take Lortab
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at when Lortab should be taken. As this page discusses, Lortab is typically taken every four to six hours as needed for pain relief. This page also describes other tips for when and how to use this medication.
  • When to Take Percocet
    Most people take Percocet on an "as needed" basis, meaning you only take it when you experience pain. This eMedTV page provides more information on when to take Percocet and offers important precautions for using this particular medication.
  • When to Take Risperdal
    This eMedTV Web segment takes a look at Risperdal (specifically, when it should be taken). As this article discusses, you can take Risperdal at any time during the day, as long as you take it at the same time everyday.
  • When to Take Tramadol
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at when to take tramadol. As this page explains, the drug is typically taken every four to six hours as needed for pain relief. A few tips for when and how to take tramadol are provided, with a link to more information.
  • When to Take Vicodin
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at when Vicodin should be taken. As this page discusses, Vicodin is typically taken every four to six hours as needed for pain relief. This page also gives other tips for when and how to effectively take this medication.
  • Where Can I Find Clinical Trials for My Dad Who Has Stage 4 Lung Cancer?
    Are there clinical trials for people with stage 4 lung cancer? As this eMedTV segment explains, if you know where to look, you can find out about clinical studies on many different diseases, including lung cancer. This Web page has more information.
  • Where Can I Find Treatment Options for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer?
    This eMedTV segment explores how to find other treatment options for triple-negative breast cancer. For example, your healthcare provider may be able to recommend a clinical trial or a center that specializes in treating this kind of cancer.
  • Where Do You Put a Fentanyl Patch on Your Body?
    Place a fentanyl patch on a flat, non-irritated skin surface, such as the upper arm, chest, back, or side. This eMedTV page further explores where to put a fentanyl patch on your body. This page also links to more information on how to use the patch.
  • Where to Inject Lupron Depot
    This segment of the eMedTV archives explains where to inject Lupron Depot. It also describes how often the injections are received, lists a couple of the conditions this drug can treat, and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Who Is the Maker of Ranexa?
    As this eMedTV article explains, Gilead Sciences is the maker of Ranexa, a medicine used to prevent angina (chest pain). This article discusses this topic further and provides a link to more details on this medicine.
  • Who Is the Manufacturer of Depo-Provera?
    Pfizer is the manufacturer of brand-name Depo-Provera. This page from the eMedTV Web library also offers a listing of manufacturers who make generic versions of Depo-Provera, and includes a link to more in-depth information on what this drug is used for.
  • Who Makes Avalide?
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    If you have severe high blood pressure, your healthcare provider may prescribe Loniten. This page from the eMedTV Web site gives a brief overview of Loniten, explaining who makes it, how to take it, and more, with a link to more information.
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  • Whopping Cough
    Whooping cough is a bacterial infection of the respiratory system. This eMedTV page explains how the condition is spread, describes possible complications, and lists various treatment options. Whopping cough is a common misspelling of whooping cough.
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    Foot care is extremely important for someone with diabetes. As this eMedTV article explains, neglecting your feet could ultimately lead to an amputation. This segment addresses this topic in more detail, with tips on proper foot care.
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    This eMedTV Web selection explains that you should avoid eating or drinking for 15 minutes before using nicotine gum. This article explains why you can't eat or drink anything before using nicotine gum and provides a link to more dosing tips.
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  • Will Chemotherapy Affect My Personality?
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