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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 Valproic Acid Used For?
    Valproic acid may be used for the treatment of partial seizures or absence seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV segment further discusses valproic acid uses, including possible off-label uses of the medication (such as treating hiccups).
  • What Is Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Used For?
    What is valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide used for? This eMedTV resource explains how the combination drug lowers blood pressure and the risks associated with it. This medicine has no universally accepted off-label uses or approved uses in children.
  • What Is Valsartan Used For?
    What is valsartan used for? As this eMedTV page explains, valsartan treats several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels (including congestive heart failure) -- and can also decrease the risks that occur with long-term high blood pressure.
  • What Is Vandetanib Used For?
    Vandetanib is approved to treat certain types of medullary thyroid cancer. This selection from the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at the uses of vandetanib, including details on how it works, who can use it, and more.
  • What Is Vardenafil Used For?
    What is vardenafil used for? Vardenafil is used mainly for treating erectile dysfunction (ED). This eMedTV page covers how this drug works in the body, as well as some "off-label" uses of vardenafil (including the treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon).
  • What Is Varenicline Used For?
    Varenicline uses are primarily focused on smoking cessation. This section of the eMedTV Web site explains how the medication works and discusses varenicline uses in more detail, including information on whether it can be used in children.
  • What Is Vasotec Used For?
    What is Vasotec used for? As explained in this eMedTV segment, uses for Vasotec include treatment of high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and left ventricular dysfunction. "Off-label" Vasotec uses include treating certain kidney problems.
  • What Is Velivet Used For?
    Preventing pregnancy is the most common Velivet use. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, there are also several other Velivet uses. This article takes an in-depth look at what Velivet is used for, including "off-label" uses of the drug.
  • What Is Vemurafenib Used For?
    Melanoma, a type of skin cancer, may be treated with vemurafenib. This eMedTV page further discusses the specific uses for vemurafenib, including a detailed description on what melanoma is and how someone with this skin cancer may benefit from this drug.
  • What Is Venlafaxine Used For?
    What is venlafaxine used for? As this eMedTV segment explains, venlafaxine is used to treat depression in adults. Occasionally, it can also be used "off-label" to treat obesity, social anxiety disorder, or neuropathic pain, among other conditions.
  • What Is Venlafaxine XR Used For?
    What is venlafaxine XR used for? This eMedTV page explains that while venlafaxine XR is commonly used to treat depression and several anxiety disorders, it may also be used off-label to treat various other conditions (such as obesity or migraines).
  • What Is Vestura Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Vestura is a combined oral contraceptive licensed to treat acne and prevent pregnancy. This page discusses how this birth control pill works and lists some of the possible unapproved ("off-label") uses for Vestura.
  • What Is Vigabatrin Used For?
    Adults and children with certain types of seizures may benefit from using vigabatrin. This selection from the eMedTV library presents a detailed look at when a doctor may prescribe vigabatrin and explains how the drug works to control seizures.
  • What Is Vilazodone Used For?
    The primary use of vilazodone is the treatment of major depression. This eMedTV segment talks in detail about the uses of this antidepressant, explaining who can take it and how it works to balance levels of serotonin in the brain.
  • What Is Vincristine Used For?
    Adults, children, and infants who have certain types of leukemia may use vincristine. This part of the eMedTV Web site examines how this chemotherapy medication works and describes some unapproved reasons a healthcare provider may prescribe this drug.
  • What Is Vinorelbine Used For?
    Adults who have non-small cell lung cancer may benefit from chemotherapy treatment with vinorelbine. This eMedTV segment focuses on this use of vinorelbine, including details on how the drug works. There are also some off-label (unapproved) uses listed.
  • What Is Viorele Used For?
    Viorele is mainly taken to prevent pregnancy. However, as this article from the eMedTV archives explains, there are also some unapproved uses for Viorele. This resource discusses these uses and also explains how the birth control pill works.
  • What Is Vismodegib Used For?
    If you have basal cell carcinoma that has returned after surgery or has spread, you may receive vismodegib. This eMedTV page describes the specific situations in which vismodegib is used, with details on how the drug works and if it's safe for children.
  • What Is Voltaren-XR Used For?
    What is Voltaren-XR used for? This page of the eMedTV Web site lists common uses for the drug, such as the relief of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, as well as off-label uses, like treating symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • What Is Vorinostat Used For?
    People who have cutaneous T-cell lymphoma may find that vorinostat can help reduce their cancer symptoms. This eMedTV page contains a detailed look at this type of lymphoma, covers how this drug works, and lists possible off-label uses for vorinostat.
  • What Is Wera Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, Wera is a combined oral contraceptive approved to prevent pregnancy. This resource contains details on how this birth control pill works and also describes some unapproved ("off-label") uses for Wera.
  • What Is Wymzya Fe Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Wymzya Fe is mainly used for preventing pregnancy. This resource takes a closer look at what the contraceptive is used for, including how it works and possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Zafirlukast Used For?
    What is zafirlukast used for? As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, zafirlukast is used for the prevention of asthma attacks in both adults and children. Occasionally, it can also be used "off-label" for the treatment of allergies.
  • What Is Zalcitabine Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, zalcitabine is prescribed to treat HIV and AIDS in adults and adolescents. The drug helps prevent the HIV virus from multiplying and infecting uninfected cells. This page also outlines some off-label zalcitabine uses.
  • What Is Zaleplon Used For?
    What is zaleplon used for? As this eMedTV segment explains, the drug is used for treating short-term insomnia in adults. This article describes the various types of insomnia, explains how zaleplon works, and discusses zaleplon use in children.
  • What Is Zanamivir Used For?
    Zanamivir is used for the treatment and prevention of type A and type B influenza in adults and children. This eMedTV segment offers more detailed information on zanamivir uses, including how the medication works and how it is used in children.
  • What Is Zarah Used For?
    Zarah is taken to prevent pregnancy. However, as this eMedTV page explains, a healthcare provider may prescribe it "off-label" for the treatment of acne or other conditions. This article takes a closer look at the uses of Zarah and explains how it works.
  • What Is Zenatane Used For?
    Healthcare providers may prescribe Zenatane for use in people who have severe nodular acne. This eMedTV segment examines uses for this drug, including details on approved and unapproved reasons to take it. It also explains how Zenatane works.
  • What Is Zenchent Fe Used For?
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web site explains, Zenchent Fe is used primarily for preventing pregnancy in women of reproductive age. This article also discusses several off-label uses, such as treating irregular menstrual bleeding and acne.
  • What Is Zeosa Used For?
    This eMedTV segment explains that while Zeosa is used primarily to prevent pregnancy, it can also be prescribed for painful, heavy, or irregular menstrual bleeding, among other things. This page also describes how this oral medication works.
  • What Is Zidovudine Used For?
    Zidovudine is commonly prescribed for the treatment of HIV and AIDS in adults and children. This eMedTV Web page discusses these zidovudine uses in more detail and explains whether there are any off-label uses for the medication.
  • What Is Zileuton CR Used For?
    Zileuton CR is a long-acting medication that is used to prevent asthma attacks. This portion of the eMedTV library further discusses zileuton CR uses, including its use in children and possible off-label uses of the medication.
  • What Is Zileuton Used For?
    What is zileuton used for? As this eMedTV Web page explains, the drug is used for the prevention of asthma attacks in adults and children over the age of 12. Occasionally, it can also be used in an "off-label" fashion to treat allergies.
  • What Is Ziprasidone Used For?
    What is ziprasidone used for? As this part of the eMedTV library explains, ziprasidone is used for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The drug can also be used "off-label" for the treatment of Tourette syndrome and certain behavior problems.
  • What Is Ziv-Aflibercept Used For?
    Doctors may recommend the use of ziv-aflibercept to treat colorectal cancer when other treatment has failed. This eMedTV article further examines what this chemotherapy drug is approved for, how it works, and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • What Is Zofran Taken For?
    As this Web page from the eMedTV site explains, people take Zofran for nausea and vomiting due to several causes. Specifically, Zofran is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or surgery.
  • What Is Zoledronic Acid Used For?
    Zoledronic acid is used for treating Paget's disease, high blood calcium, and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page explains what the drug is used for in more detail and discusses possible off-label zoledronic acid uses.
  • What Is Zolmitriptan Used For?
    What is zolmitriptan used for? Zolmitriptan is used to treat adults who suffer from migraine headaches. This eMedTV page explains how zolmitriptan works to relieve migraine symptoms, such as throbbing headache pain and sensitivity to light.
  • What Is Zolpidem Oral Spray Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Zolpidem oral spray is used for helping people with insomnia fall asleep. This article describes how the drug works, lists possible off-label uses, and explains whether this product is approved for use in children.
  • What Is Zolpidem Sublingual Tablet Used For?
    Adults who have insomnia may benefit from zolpidem sublingual tablets. This eMedTV page looks at specific uses of zolpidem sublingual tablets, explaining whether they are safe for children and when they may be prescribed "off-label."
  • What Is Zolpidem Used For?
    What is zolpidem used for? As this eMedTV article explains, zolpidem is used for treating short-term insomnia. The drug can help patients fall asleep faster, sleep longer, have fewer awakenings, and experience a higher quality of sleep.
  • What Is Zonisamide Used For?
    The main use of zonisamide is for controlling partial seizures in those with epilepsy. This eMedTV article provides detailed information on what the drug is used for, including what you need to know about "off-label" zonisamide uses.
  • What Makes Atopic Dermatitis Worse?
    What makes atopic dermatitis worse? Both irritants and allergens can work together to amplify symptoms. This eMedTV Web page provides examples of each and explains how they exacerbate flareups of atopic dermatitis.
  • What Medications Are Available for ED?
    Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, Staxyn, and Stendra are oral ED medications typically taken about an hour before sexual activity. They work by releasing a chemical to relax the muscles of the penis and allow an increase in blood flow that leads to an erection. However, these medications only work in 30 percent to 40 percent of men with ED. Many men achieve stronger erections by injecting medication directly into the penis or inserting it into the urethra, causing the penis to become engorged with blood. In some cases, testosterone replacement therapy may be needed to increase testosterone levels.
  • What Medications Are Used in Hepatitis C Combination Therapy?
    This multimedia clip shows which drugs are used in hepatitis C combination therapy.
  • What Medicines May Be Used During Childbirth?
    This multimedia clip describes several medications that may be used during childbirth.
  • What Problems Can Occur in the Hip
    Arthritis is the most common reason that the hip joint wears out. This multimedia clip talks about the problems that can occur in the hip.
  • What Results Can You Expect (Postpartum Tubal Ligation)?
    This video segment describes the results you can expect following a tubal ligation.
  • What Results Can You Expect After a Vaginal Hysterectomy?
    This video clip talks about what you can expect after a vaginal hysterectomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect After Abominal Hysterectomy?
    You can expect certain results with an abdominal hysterectomy, as this multimedia clip explains.
  • What Results Can You Expect After Cardiac Catheterization With Angioplasty?
    This video explains the results obtained with this procedure and how your doctor uses them.
  • What Results Can You Expect After Cardiac Catheterization?
    This video segment discusses the results you can expect after cardiac catheterization.
  • What Results Can You Expect After ElectroPhysiologic Study (EPS)
    This video clip discusses the possible results from an EPS (electro-physicologic study).
  • What Results Can You Expect Following CABG With Aoritc Balloon?
    This multimedia clip describes the results you can expect following your bipass surgery.
  • What Results Can You Expect Following Distal Radius Fracture Surgery?
    This video segment describes the results you can expect with this procedure.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Bunionectomy With Soft Tissue Release?
    This video clip discusses the various results you can expect from a bunionectomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Bunionectomy?
    This video clip discusses the various results you can expect from a bunionectomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a CABG?
    This multimedia clip describes the results you can expect following your bipass surgery.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Colonoscopy?
    This multimedia clip explains the results you can expect with your colonoscopy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy?
    What Results Can You Expect From Flexible Sigmoidoscopy?
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Myomectomy?
    This multimedia clip describes the possible results of a myomectomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Pharmacological Nuclear Scan?
    This video clip describes the expected results of an exercise stress test.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Stress Echocardiogram (Drug Induced)?
    This video clip describes the expected results of an exercise stress test.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Stress Echocardiogram?
    This video clip describes the expected results of an exercise stress test.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Stress Test?
    This video clip describes the expected results of an exercise stress test.
  • What Results Can You Expect From ACL Reconstruction (Hamstring Graft)?
    This video describes what to expect after your ACL surgery.
  • What Results Can You Expect From ACL Reconstruction?
    This video describes what to expect after your ACL surgery.
  • What Results Can You Expect From an Exercise Nuclear Scan Test ?
    This video clip describes the expected results of an exercise stress test.
  • What Results Can You Expect From an Implantable Defibrillator?
    This multimedia clip discusses some possible results that you can expect with an implantable defibrillator.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Aortic Valve Surgery?
    This video clip covers the results that can be expected from valve surgery.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Bunionectomy (Fusion)?
    This video explains the factors that will affect the success of your bunionectomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Cardiac Catheterization With Angioplasty and Atherectomy?
    This video segment describes the results you can expect with this procedure.
  • What Results Can You Expect From ERCP With Balloon Dilation?
    This video describes what results to expect from an ERCP with balloon dilation.
  • What Results Can You Expect From ERCP With Sphincterotomy?
    This video explains what kind of results to expect following a sphincterotomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From ERCP?
    This video discusses possible results you can expect following your ERCP.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Knee Arthroscopy With Loose Body Removal?
    This video clip describes what to expect after knee arthroscopy with loose body removal.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Knee Arthroscopy With Plica Removal?
    This video clip describes what to expect following knee arthroscopy with plica removal.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Meniscectomy?
    This video clip summarizes what you can expect following your meniscectomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Mitral Valve Surgery?
    This video clip covers the results that can be expected from valve surgery.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Pharmaceutical Cardioversion?
    This video clip talks about the expected results of pharmaceutical cardioversion.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Synovectomy?
    This video clip explains the results you can expect following a synovectomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Total Hip Replacement?
    This clip discusses the expected results of total hip replacement.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Total Knee Replacement?
    This video presentation discusses the results of total knee replacement.
  • What Results Can You Expect With a Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation?
    This interactive video describes the results you can expect after a tubal ligation.
  • What Results Can You Expect With an Upper Endoscopy?
    This video clip discusses what kind of results you can expect following an EGD.
  • What Results Can You Expect with Diagnostic Laparoscopy?
    What Results Can You Expect?
  • What Results Can You Expect With Your Cataract Surgery
    This video clip talks about the expected results with cataract surgery.
  • What Results Can You ExpectWith an EGD With Dilation?
    This video clip discusses what kind of results you can expect following an EGD.
  • What Results Should You Expect From the Tilt Table Test?
    This video helps you to prepare for the results of your tilt table test.
  • What Should I Do About Excessive Weight Loss from ADHD Stimulants?
    Some ADHD medicines can cause weight loss in children, so this eMedTV resource describes ways to prevent this. This can include eating breakfast before taking the drug; giving your child smaller, more frequent meals; or switching to a different medicine.
  • What Should I Expect If I Go to a Pharmacy to Get Emergency Contraception?
    You can expect several things when getting emergency contraception from a pharmacy. For example, this eMedTV Web page explains that you will need to show proof that you are over the age of 17. Otherwise, you will be referred to your healthcare provider.
  • What to Do
    First and foremost, if you think your child has a concussion, seek medical attention right away! A healthcare provider can make an appropriate diagnosis and tell you when it's safe for your child to return to sports and play. Second, keep your child on the sidelines until the healthcare provider says it's okay. Letting a child get back in the game too soon, before the injury has healed, can put them at risk for a second concussion, which can have an even greater impact on your child's health, possibly even leading to brain damage. Finally, make sure your child's coaches and instructors know that a concussion has occurred.
  • What to Expect After Total Hip Replacement
    This page of the eMedTV library discusses what to expect following total hip replacement surgery. Although results can vary among individuals, most people experience significant relief from painful symptoms and a hip that functions better overall.
  • What to Expect Without a Laparoscopy for Chronic Pelvic Pain
    It is impossible to predict what to expect without a laparoscopy for chronic pelvic pain. This segment of the eMedTV library discusses alternatives to the surgery and what may happen if you choose not to have this procedure.
  • What to Expect Without a Lobectomy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, if you wait to have a lobectomy, you may be too sick to have it later. This Web page discusses what to expect without a lobectomy and lists several factors to consider before making your decision.
  • What to Expect Without Pneumonectomy
    People who have lung cancer usually die sooner than people who do not have the tumors removed. This page of the eMedTV archives discusses what to expect without a pneumonectomy if your doctor has recommended this procedure.
  • What to Expect Without the Aortic Valve Replacement
    This eMedTV resource provides statistics that may help you to know what to expect without the aortic valve replacement surgery. When considering what to expect without the aortic valve replacement, you should discuss your concerns with your doctor.
  • What Will Be The Results With Specific Conditions? (LAVH)
    This clip addresses the medical conditions and outcomes that can occur with this procedure.
  • What Will Be the Vaginal Hysterectomy Results With Specific Conditions?
    This clip addresses the medical conditions and outcomes that can occur with this procedure.
  • What Will Happen Without a Bunionectomy with Soft Tissue Release?
    This clip describes some of the problems you may have if you choose not to have a bunionectomy.
  • What Will Happen Without a Bunionectomy?
    This clip describes some of the problems you may have if you choose not to have a bunionectomy.
  • What Will Happen Without a Bunionectomy?
    This clip describes some of the problems you may have if you choose not to have a bunionectomy.
  • What Will Happen Without a Bunionectomy?
    This clip describes some of the problems you may have if you choose not to have a bunionectomy.
  • What Will Happen Without a Bunionectomy?
    This clip describes some of the problems you may have if you choose not to have a bunionectomy.
  • What You Can Expect Without a Laparoscopy for Endometriosis
    As this eMedTV article explains, if you are pursuing alternative treatment, you may be wondering what you can expect without a laparoscopy for endometriosis. Your symptoms may improve, stay the same, or get worse without the procedure.
  • What You Can Expect Without a Myomectomy
    You may wonder what you can expect without a myomectomy. This eMedTV page explains how your situation may get better, stay the same, or worsen without the procedure. Discuss all this with your doctor; the decision, however, is ultimately yours.
  • What You Can Expect Without the Mitral Valve Replacement
    You may wonder what you can expect without the mitral valve replacement surgery. This eMedTV resource provides information you can discuss with your doctor about what you can expect if you do not have mitral valve replacement surgery.
  • What You Need to Know About Medicinal Marijuana and Cancer Treatment
    Thinking about using medical marijuana for cancer? Check out this eMedTV segment. It takes a detailed look at the pros and cons of medical marijuana and addresses the legal issues surrounding its use, as well as what the research says.
  • What You Need to Know About the Paleo Diet
    Are you considering the Paleo diet but are not sure what it's all about? Check out this segment of the eMedTV site. We explain in detail the theory behind this plan, address the pros and cons, and explore how it compares to other diets for weight loss.
  • What's Involved With a Water Birth?
    If you'd like to know what's involved with a water birth, this eMedTV article is for you. In this selection, we explore why some women choose to have their baby this way, how safe it is, who is a good candidate, how to do it properly, and more.
  • What's Involved With an IUI?
    As this eMedTV page explains, intrauterine insemination (IUI) is just one method available for couples dealing with infertility. This segment describes this procedure in detail, outlining what to expect, the benefits and risks, success rates, and costs.
  • What's It Like to Be in a Study?
    This multimedia video explains what it's like to be in a research study.
  • What's the Big Deal About Breastfeeding?
    If you are thinking of breastfeeding your newborn, it may help to look at the benefits it can provide. This eMedTV article provides information on a number of benefits of breastfeeding, not only for little ones, but for mothers as well.
  • What's the Difference Between Emergency Contraception and the Abortion Pill (RU-486)?
    There are clear differences between most forms of emergency contraception and the "abortion pill" (RU-486). This eMedTV resource describes how these two different medications work and explains how one particular EC may cause problems for a fetus.
  • What's Up With the New Cholesterol Guidelines?
    What do the new cholesterol guidelines mean for you? In this eMedTV article, we give an overview of the updated recommendations, with info on how the new changes may affect your treatment, why cholesterol "goals" may become a thing of the past, and more.
  • When a Child and Parent Both Have ADHD
    Not surprisingly, there is a documented genetic component to ADHD. This eMedTV resource provides reassurance and helpful tips for families living with ADHD. Having a child and parent who both have this condition actually has some benefits!
  • When All Else Fails, Bring Out the Electronics!
    Gameboys, DVD players, Nintendo DSs -- these amazing inventions are perfect for passing the time while traveling. Many of these games provide tools for children to learn how to follow instructions and learn strategies for playing various games. They can also be a helpful aid for your child in learning how to read or count. As with most things, moderation is the key. These are great breaks as well for parents' sanity, as these gadgets usually keep kids busy and quiet! Watching a favorite video can also provide some rest and downtime.
  • When Can a Person Contract HPV?
    When can a person contract HPV (human papillomavirus)? As this eMedTV Web page explains, this can occur any time there is skin-to-skin contact with an infected person. Sexual contact with an infected person is how a person contracts genital HPV.
  • When Do Symptoms First Occur?
    ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder in children, occurring in 3 to 5 percent of school-age children. In general, boys are two to three times more likely to have ADHD than girls. Symptoms usually become evident in preschool or early elementary years. Often the first suspicions of ADHD occur when children begin preschool and have to be in a structured environment for the first time. ADHD tends to affect a child's functioning most strongly in school. In many cases, the teacher is the first to recognize that a child is inattentive or showing signs of this condition.
  • When Does Amitriptyline Start Working?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it may take several weeks before amitriptyline starts working. Physical symptoms of depression generally improve first, followed by changes in mood, so it's important to be patient when first starting this drug.
  • When Does Diazepam Start Working?
    This eMedTV page takes a look at when diazepam starts working. As this page explains, the drug is typically taken three or four times a day and the effects are usually felt right away. This article also offers tips for when and how to use this medicine.
  • When Does Invega Start Working?
    Invega has been shown to be an effective treatment for schizophrenia, but when does it start working? This eMedTV segment offers information on when the drug starts working and briefly explains when and how to take Invega.
  • When Does Klonopin Start Working?
    Klonopin is claimed to be effective for treating seizures and panic disorder -- when does it start working? This eMedTV Web page discusses Klonopin's dosing information in more detail and provides a link to more information.
  • When Does Nortriptyline Start Working?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it may take several weeks before nortriptyline starts working. Physical symptoms of depression generally improve first, followed by changes in mood, so it's important to be patient when first starting this drug.
  • When Does Ritalin Start Working?
    This eMedTV article explains why it is difficult to say when Ritalin starts working. It lists conditions the drug is approved to treat, stresses the importance of being patient during the initial stages of treatment, and links to more information.
  • When Does Topamax Start Working?
    This eMedTV page takes a look at when Topamax starts working. As this page explains, the drug is typically started at a low dosage and then slowly increased over a period of several weeks. This article also offers some general dosing tips and guidelines.
  • When Does Trazodone Start Working?
    If you have recently started trazodone, you may find yourself wondering when it starts working. As this eMedTV page explains, it often takes a week or two to start feeling the effects of this antidepressant. A link to more information is also included.
  • When It's Not Just Winter Blues
    If your winter blues just won't go away or seem particularly severe, talk with your healthcare provider. It may be seasonal affective disorder, a common mood disorder. It is particularly common among people in climates that have severe winters. Your healthcare provider might recommend light therapy, an antidepressant, or other such treatments.
  • When It's Time for Fertility Testing
    You've been trying to conceive for months, but you're still not pregnant -- should you get tested? This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at when it's time to consider fertility testing, the specific tests your doctor may recommend, and more.
  • When to Call the Doctor for a Cold or Flu
    It's hard to know when to call the doctor for a cold or flu. This eMedTV Web page describes symptoms to watch for that indicate when to call the doctor for a cold or flu, and discusses behaviors in children that signal the need to see a physician.
  • When to Keep Your Sick Child Home From School
    Is it okay to send your child to school if they are sick? As you'll see in this eMedTV selection, it really depends on the symptoms. This article discusses when your child should be kept home from school -- and what to do if you're still not sure.
  • When to Raise the White Flag
    If every day is a struggle to get your child to take a medication, speak with your child's healthcare provider or pharmacist. This is especially important for medications that must be taken every day or for situations when very precise dosing is necessary. Work together to find creative, liveable solutions.
  • When to See Your Doctor for Pink Eye
    Pink eye often gets better on its own, or it can be easily treated with medicine. This segment from the eMedTV library explains when to see your doctor for pink eye and includes a list of symptoms that may indicate a more serious condition.
  • When to Take Depakote
    It does not matter when you take Depakote, but try to take it at the same times each day. As this page from the eMedTV library explains, taking your doses at the same times each day helps to maintain even levels of medicine in your blood.
  • When to Take Invega
    Invega should be taken once a day, in the morning. This article found on the eMedTV Web site contains more information on when to take Invega and provides important tips and precautions on exactly how to take this extended-release medication.
  • When to Take Naproxen
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at when naproxen should be taken. As this page discusses, naproxen is typically taken no more than twice daily for pain relief. This page also gives other tips for when and how to take this medication most effectively.
  • When to Take Norco
    This eMedTV resource explains that your healthcare provider will tell you when to take Norco. It will be prescribed on either a scheduled or an as-needed basis, based on various factors. A link to more information on Norco dosing is also included.
  • When to Take Tylenol
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