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Asthma Medication - Atomoxetine

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Asthma Medication to Atomoxetine. 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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  • Asthma Medication
    Many people take one asthma medication to prevent attacks and another to treat an attack once it starts. This eMedTV page explains the different long-acting and short-acting asthma medicines available, and the importance of taking them correctly.
  • Asthma Medicine
    Often, people will take more than one medicine to manage their asthma. This eMedTV article describes each of these medicines for asthma in detail, explaining when they are typically used, and offers suggestions for remembering to take them correctly.
  • Asthma Prevention
    The frequency and severity of asthma attacks often can be minimized with asthma prevention. As this eMedTV article explains, certain proactive measures, such as regular checkups and routine medication, can help control the condition.
  • Asthma Questions
    By knowing the answers to certain asthma questions, you can better understand the condition and how it's treated. This eMedTV resource provides answers to frequently asked asthma questions about triggers, symptoms, medications, and other topics.
  • Asthma Signs and Symptoms
    Wheezing, cough, and difficulty breathing are common signs and symptoms of asthma. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at the symptoms of this condition, listing several other symptoms that may occur during an asthma attack.
  • Asthma Statistics
    According to recent statistics, about 15 million people in the United States have asthma. This eMedTV page discusses more statistics on asthma, including who asthma affects and costs associated with the condition.
  • Asthma Symptoms
    Physical activity can often trigger asthma symptoms. As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, symptoms can vary in type and severity. Common ones include coughing, wheezing, difficulty breathing, and shortness of breath.
  • Asthma Treatment
    Components of asthma treatment, as this eMedTV resource explains, include avoiding things that bring on or worsen your symptoms and taking medications. This page explains the different quick-relief and long-term control medications that are available.
  • Asthma Treatment in Older Adults
    Asthma treatment in older adults may need to be monitored more carefully and adjusted to fit with other medications. This page on the eMedTV site discusses the precautions that need to be taken prior to administering asthma treatment to older adults.
  • Asthma Treatments
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, treating asthma may involve steps such as avoiding triggers that worsen symptoms and eliminating asthma attacks through medications. This article offers an in-depth look at the treatment options for this condition.
  • Asthma Trigger
    An asthma trigger is a certain allergen, irritant, or situation that worsens asthma symptoms or leads to asthma attacks. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed list of common allergens and irritants that could potentially be an asthma trigger.
  • Asthma Triggers
    As this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, asthma triggers are common allergens and irritants that may bring on (or worsen) a person's symptoms. This article offers suggestions for avoiding common triggers, such as tobacco smoke and dust mites.
  • Asthmaa
    Asthma is a recurring health condition that affects your airways. This page on the eMedTV site describes this condition in more detail and lists common symptoms that may occur during an asthma attack. Asthmaa is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthmacort
    Azmacort is a prescription drug that is licensed to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV segment further describes this medicine and its uses, general dosing information, and possible side effects. Asthmacort is a common misspelling of Azmacort.
  • Asthmaic
    Asthma is a chronic health condition that affects the airways that move air into and out of your lungs. This eMedTV segment explains what triggers asthma and lists common symptoms of an asthma attack. Asthmaic is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthmanex
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Asmanex to prevent asthma attacks. This part of the eMedTV library explores some potential side effects of Asmanex and offers general dosing information. Asthmanex is a common misspelling of Asmanex.
  • Asthmatx
    This portion of the eMedTV Web library offers a brief overview of asthma, including information on what happens during an asthma attack and how to prevent your symptoms from occurring. Asthmatx is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthme
    This eMedTV Web article explains what causes asthma symptoms and provides some statistics on how common this chronic disease is. This page also describes some of the symptoms of asthma. Asthme is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthmia
    Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways, the tubes that carry air into and out of your lungs. This eMedTV resource explains why asthma symptoms occur and lists some of these possible symptoms. Asthmia is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthmma
    Asthma is characterized by inflamed airways that have trouble moving air into and out of the lungs. This eMedTV Web page further describes this condition and lists some of the typical symptoms. Asthmma is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthmua
    Asthma, a chronic condition, affects the body's ability to move air into and out of your lungs. This eMedTV segment describes common symptoms of asthma and explains how the condition can be controlled. Asthmua is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthmus
    Asthma is a chronic disease that is characterized by inflamed airways. This eMedTV article lists symptoms of this condition, explains what triggers these symptoms, and explains how it can be controlled. Asthmus is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Astigmatism
    Astigmatism is a condition affecting the vision, as this media clip explains.
  • Astilin
    Astelin is a prescription medicine used for treating seasonal nasal allergies and non-allergic rhinitis. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at this drug, including its uses, dosing, and effects. Astilin is a common misspelling of Astelin.
  • Astipro
    Astepro is a nasal spray that is available by prescription to treat seasonal nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works and describes its effects. Astipro is a common misspelling of Astepro.
  • Astragalas
    Astragalus is a supplement claimed to be useful for treating many conditions, including hepatitis. This eMedTV segment describes other astragalus effects and explores the effectiveness of this product. Astragalas is a common misspelling of astragalus.
  • Astragalus
    Astragalus is an herbal supplement that may be useful for people with cancer or hepatitis. This eMedTV Web page discusses the possible benefits of this product, explains how it works, explores its safety and effectiveness, and more.
  • Astragalus and Breastfeeding
    At this time, it is not known whether astragalus is safe for use while breastfeeding. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at breastfeeding and astragalus, including warnings on why herbal supplements may not be safe for nursing mothers.
  • Astragalus and Pregnancy
    There is currently not enough evidence to know if astragalus is safe or unsafe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV page contains more information on pregnancy and astragalus, and explains why some supplements may not be safe for pregnant women.
  • Astragalus Benefits
    Astragalus is claimed to be beneficial for treating hepatitis, anemia, and various other conditions. This eMedTV page lists other possible benefits of astragalus, describes how the supplement works, and discusses the use of this product in children.
  • Astragalus Dosage
    There is no clearly established safe and effective dose of astragalus at this time. This article from the eMedTV library talks about the doses that have been used in clinical trials and offers general tips and precautions for using this supplement.
  • Astragalus Drug Interactions
    Immunosuppressants and lithium are some of the medications that may cause drug interactions with astragalus. This eMedTV page provides a list of specific types of immune-suppressing medicines and describes the potential effects of such interactions.
  • Astragalus Herb Information
    Astragalus is an herbal supplement claimed to provide numerous health benefits. This page on the eMedTV site offers more information on astragalus, including more details on the herb's effects and general warnings for herbal supplements.
  • Astragalus Overdose
    It is not known exactly what to expect from an overdose of astragalus (or if an overdose is even possible). This eMedTV resource explains what you should do if you think you may have taken too much of this herb and describes possible treatment options.
  • Astragalus Root
    The astragalus root is believed to stimulate the immune system and may even work as an antibiotic. This eMedTV segment describes the various effects of astragalus and further explains what medical conditions can be treated with this herbal product.
  • Astragalus Side Effects
    In general, astragalus side effects appear unlikely. However, as this article on the eMedTV Web site explains, just because no side effects have been reported does not mean that problems are not possible. Allergic reactions to astragalus could occur.
  • Astragulas
    Astragalus is a supplement used to stimulate the immune system and treat various illnesses. This eMedTV page covers astragalus uses in more detail and explains whether side effects are likely to occur. Astragulas is a common misspelling of astragalus.
  • Astralagus
    Astragalus is a supplement claimed to stimulate the immune system and provide various other health benefits. This eMedTV page lists other astragalus benefits and explores the product's effectiveness. Astralagus is a common misspelling of astragalus.
  • Astralgus
    Astragalus is an herbal supplement claimed to stimulate the immune system and work as an antibiotic. This eMedTV article covers other effects of astragalus and offers general warnings for the product. Astralgus is a common misspelling of astragalus.
  • Ataativirvar
    Advair can be used to treat and prevent airway spasms in people with certain health conditions. This eMedTV article presents a brief overview of the drug and includes a link to more information. Ataativirvar is a common misspelling of Advair.
  • Atacan
    Atacand is used to treat heart conditions such as high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This eMedTV article discusses how Atacand can make the heart more efficient. Atacan is a common misspelling of Atacand.
  • Atacan Medicine
    Atacand is a medicine prescribed to control high blood pressure and treat congestive heart failure. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at Atacand, including dosing tips and possible side effects. Atacan medicine is a common misspelling of Atacand.
  • Atacand
    This eMedTV article describes Atacand and the conditions it is licensed to treat, including high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page also describes how Atacand works, its possible side effects, and dosing strengths.
  • Atacand (Candesartan Cilexitil)
    This eMedTV resource provides some basic information on Atacand, a medication used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page also explains how this prescription drug works and why it may not be the best choice for some people.
  • Atacand and Depression
    There are potential side effects with Atacand, and depression has been reported as a rare complaint. This eMedTV Web page discusses the symptoms of depression that can occur while taking Atacand, including feelings of worthlessness and fatigue.
  • Atacand and Pregnancy
    Taking Atacand during pregnancy can cause temporary or permanent problems, even death, to the fetus. This eMedTV article explores Atacand and pregnancy, including Atacand's classification as a pregnancy Category D medication.
  • Atacand HCT
    Atacand HCT is a medication that lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and reducing blood volume. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, explaining potential side effects, dosing guidelines, safety warnings, and more.
  • Atacand Side Effects
    Dizziness and back pain are a few common side effects of Atacand. This eMedTV page covers the different types of Atacand side effects, including a list of severe and rare side effects, and offers information on what to do about them.
  • Atacand, Impotence, or Other Sexual Side Effects
    Clinical studies have shown that there don't appear to be any Atacand sexual side effects. This eMedTV article explains that if a patient does develop any sexual side effects while taking Atacand, he or she should contact a healthcare provider.
  • Atakan
    A doctor may prescribe Atacand to treat congestive heart failure or to control blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers a brief description of Atacand and explains what to tell your doctor before taking it. Atakan is a common misspelling of Atacand.
  • Atarax
    Atarax is a prescription drug licensed for various uses, including treating anxiety and relieving itching. This eMedTV Web page explains how this medicine works, offers dosing information, lists some of its potential side effects, and more.
  • Atarax 25 mg Tablets
    Most adults being treated for itching typically take Atarax 25 mg tablets three or four times a day. This eMedTV segment also provides dosing guidelines for children and describes the other forms and strengths that this medication comes in.
  • Atarax 50 mg Tablets
    Adults being treated for anxiety usually take Atarax 50 mg tablets or 100 mg tablets four times daily. This eMedTV article also explains how dosing works when Atarax is used as a sedative before or after general anesthesia and for treating itching.
  • Atarax Medication Information
    Atarax is a medication that can be prescribed to relieve itching and improve the effectiveness of pain relievers. This page on the eMedTV site contains more information on Atarax, including details about other approved uses and how the drug works.
  • Atarax Side Effects
    Shakiness, drowsiness, and dry mouth are commonly reported Atarax side effects. This article from the eMedTV archives also lists potentially serious side effects that may require prompt medical attention, such as seizures or hallucinations.
  • Atavan
    The anxiety drug Ativan is believed to work by affecting a brain chemical called gamma-aminobutyric acid. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of this prescription drug and its possible side effects. Atavan is a common misspelling of Ativan.
  • Atavin
    As this eMedTV article explains, Ativan is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety. This Web page provides an overview of the drug and includes a link to more detailed information. Atavin is a common misspelling of Ativan.
  • Ataxia Telangictasia
    Ataxia telangiectasia is a rare medical condition that causes the immune system to break down. This section of the eMedTV site offers a look at ataxia telangiectasia. Ataxia telangictasia is a common misspelling of ataxia telangiectasia.
  • Ataxia Telangiectasia
    Ataxia telangiectasia is a rare disease that breaks down the body's immune system. This eMedTV resource explores the causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for this condition, as well as the increased cancer risks people with this disease face.
  • Atazanavir
    Atazanavir is a prescription drug licensed for use with other HIV/AIDS medications. This eMedTV resource further explores how this medicine works, lists potential side effects, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Ateizm
    Autism is a brain disorder that usually becomes apparent in children by the age of three. This eMedTV resource explores the possible causes of autism and explains how the condition can be treated. Ateizm is a common misspelling of autism.
  • Atelvia
    Atelvia is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. This delayed-release tablet is taken just once a week. This eMedTV page provides a detailed look at this prescription drug, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Atenalol
    This eMedTV Web page explores atenolol, a prescription drug used to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This page covers atenolol uses, effects, and dosing guidelines. Atenalol is a common misspelling of atenolol.
  • Atenelol
    This eMedTV page examines atenolol, a prescription drug used for high blood pressure, angina, and other conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This page covers the drug's effects and dosing. Atenelol is a common misspelling of atenolol.
  • Atenlol
    Atenolol is a prescription medication used to treat several heart and blood vessel problems. This eMedTV Web page describes atenolol in more detail and offers some general precautions when taking the drug. Atenlol is a common misspelling of atenolol.
  • Atenol
    Atenolol is a prescription drug licensed to treat several conditions involving the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the drug and describes some of its possible side effects. Atenol is a common misspelling of atenolol.
  • Atenolol
    Atenolol is a prescription drug used to treat several conditions, including high blood pressure and angina. This eMedTV segment further discusses approved uses and describes the drug's effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Atenolol 100 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV selection explains, 100 mg atenolol tablets are the highest strength of the drug. This eMedTV article lists the other available strengths and offers atenolol dosing guidelines for the treatment of high blood pressure and angina.
  • Atenolol 25 mg Tablets
    There are three strengths available for atenolol tablets (25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg). This eMedTV Web page explains how dosing works for this medication and lists some of the potential side effects of atenolol.
  • Atenolol 50 mg Tablets
    Most people with high blood pressure start with 50 mg atenolol tablets (one tablet, once a day). This eMedTV article explains what other strengths are available for atenolol and offers dosing guidelines for the treatment of angina and hypertension.
  • Atenolol Alternatives
    As this eMedTV resource explains, there are several alternatives to atenolol. This article lists other types of beta blockers and also explains what other drug classes are available for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Atenolol and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, atenolol may not be safe to use if you are breastfeeding. This article discusses the dangers of breastfeeding while taking Atenolol, including the symptoms that may occur in your nursing infant.
  • Atenolol and Hair Loss
    In rare cases, people may develop hair loss as a side effect while taking atenolol. This eMedTV page discusses the likelihood of developing this side effect and notes that in many cases, this hair loss appears to be reversible.
  • Atenolol and Weight Gain
    If you're on atenolol and weight gain occurs, you can help it with diet and exercise, among other things. This eMedTV page explains that rapid weight gain along with swelling can signify heart failure in some people taking this drug.
  • Atenolol Blood Pressure Medicine
    As this eMedTV page explains, atenolol is a prescription drug used to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. Most people use it as a blood pressure medicine, but atenolol is also licensed to treat angina symptoms.
  • Atenolol Dangers
    Atenolol can cause low blood pressure and various other side effects. This article from the eMedTV Web site explores other possible dangers of atenolol, including information on who should not use this drug and what other side effects may occur.
  • Atenolol Dose
    The starting dose of atenolol for people with high blood pressure or angina is 50 mg once daily. This eMedTV article also covers dosing after a heart attack and factors that can affect the amount you are prescribed (like other drugs you may be taking).
  • Atenolol Drug Information
    Atenolol is a beta blocker medication often used for the treatment of high blood pressure or angina. This eMedTV segment provides more information on the drug, including details on how atenolol works and a list of some potential side effects.
  • Atenolol for Anxiety
    Treating anxiety with atenolol is considered to be an "off-label" use of the medication. This page on the eMedTV site provides a list of other off-label atenolol uses and offers information about the approved uses for this medication.
  • Atenolol for Chest Pain
    Atenolol is often prescribed for conditions such as high blood pressure and chest pain. This article found on the eMedTV Web site talks about treating angina-related chest pain with atenolol and describes the specific effects of the medication.
  • Atenolol for Children
    As this eMedTV article explains, atenolol is not approved for use in children. This eMedTV Web page discusses approved atenolol uses in more detail and explains how the medicine is sometimes used "off-label" for children.
  • Atenolol in Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page lists complications seen in some fetuses or newborns exposed to atenolol in pregnancy (such as small birth weight) and explains that the drug may be given to a pregnant woman if its benefits outweigh the possible risks to her fetus.
  • Atenolol Medication
    This page of the eMedTV site takes a look at atenolol, a medication used to treat several conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels. It lists some of the uses for this drug and addresses the possibility of side effects, with a link to learn more.
  • Atenolol Oral
    Atenolol is a medication often prescribed to treat high blood pressure and chest pain caused by angina. This eMedTV segment lists other uses for this drug, explains when and how to take oral atenolol tablets, and describes how the medicine works.
  • Atenolol Overdose
    Wheezing and tiredness are among the symptoms of an atenolol overdose. This eMedTV page lists factors that can affect the symptoms of an overdose (such as how much medicine is taken) and some treatment options (like supportive care).
  • Atenolol Pills
    Atenolol is a prescription drug often used for treating high blood pressure and angina symptoms. This eMedTV page discusses the use of this medicine in more detail, briefly covers when and how to take the pills, and explains how atenolol works.
  • Atenolol Problems
    Atenolol may cause side effects such as fatigue, shortness of breath, or chest pain. This eMedTV resource explains what other side effects or problems may occur with atenolol and offers information on who should not use this medication.
  • Atenolol Risks
    Taking atenolol during pregnancy could cause problems in the unborn child. This eMedTV page discusses other potential risks with atenolol, including other side effects or problems that may occur with the drug and information on who should not use it.
  • Atenolol Side Effects
    Among the atenolol side effects explored in this eMedTV article are common side effects like tiredness and dizziness; rare side effects like headache and dry eyes; and side effects to report to your doctor right away, such as chest pain and confusion.
  • Atenolol Strengths
    There are three different strengths of atenolol, including 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg tablets. This page from the eMedTV library describes atenolol in more detail, explains what this medicine is used for, and describes how it works.
  • Atenolol Tablets
    Atenolol is a prescription drug approved to treat high blood pressure and symptoms of angina. This page on the eMedTV Web page briefly explains when and how to take the tablets and offers information on how atenolol works.
  • Atention Deficit
    Attention deficit is a disorder that often affects a child's ability to stay focused on a task. This eMedTV resource covers various treatment options for the condition and lists other possible symptoms. Atention deficit is a common variation of ADHD.
  • Atention Deficit Disorder
    Attention deficit disorder is a common childhood psychiatric disorder that affects one's ability to focus. This eMedTV page discusses other possible symptoms and treatments that are available. Atention deficit disorder is a common variation of ADHD.
  • Aterax
    Atarax can be prescribed for a wide variety of conditions, including anxiety. This eMedTV article covers other uses for the medicine, explains how it works, and offers a link to more information. Aterax is a common misspelling of Atarax.
  • Atersclerosis
    Arteriosclerosis refers to the hardening and thickening of arteries. As this eMedTV resource explains, this condition is responsible for the majority of deaths in the United States. Atersclerosis is a common misspelling of arteriosclerosis.
  • Atherectomy
    During an atherectomy, a special pulverizing device is used to clean the arteries in your heart. This eMedTV Web page discusses this procedure in detail, including why it is performed, recovery expectations, and possible complications.
  • Atheroscerosis
    This eMedTV resource explores atherosclerosis, a condition that is also known as hardening of the arteries. This page covers atherosclerosis causes, risk factors, and treatment options. Atheroscerosis is a common misspelling of atherosclerosis.
  • Atherosclerosis
    Atherosclerosis is a condition in which plaque buildup causes hardening and narrowing of major arteries. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this topic, including symptoms, diagnosis, and what can happen if the condition is left untreated.
  • Atherosclerosis Disease
    This selection of the eMedTV archives provides a brief overview of atherosclerosis, a disease that causes blood vessels to harden. This segment addresses how the disease develops, symptoms, and treatment options, with a link to more information.
  • Atherosclerosis Prevention
    As this eMedTV article explains, preventing atherosclerosis usually involves making lifestyle changes, such as adopting a healthy diet. This resource takes an in-depth look at how to lower your risk of atherosclerosis.
  • Atherosclerosis Symptoms
    Chest pain, sudden numbness, and shortness of breath are some of the signs and symptoms of atherosclerosis. This eMedTV article takes a look at atherosclerosis symptoms and lists the symptoms that can occur based on the arteries that are affected.
  • Atherosclerosis Treatment
    Atherosclerosis treatment starts with making lifestyle changes. As this segment of the eMedTV website explains, atherosclerosis treatment may also involve medications (such as ACE inhibitors or beta blockers) and/or procedures such as angioplasty.
  • Athersclerosis
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how atherosclerosis occurs when the blood vessels become hard and narrow. This page also discusses several risk factors for this condition. Athersclerosis is a common misspelling of atherosclerosis.
  • Athrotec
    Arthrotec is a drug licensed to treat symptoms of certain types of arthritis, as well as to prevent ulcers. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of this drug and provides a link to more details. Athrotec is a common misspelling of Arthrotec.
  • Atican
    Atacand is a prescription medicine licensed to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This eMedTV resource explains how Atacand works and describes what to do in case of an overdose. Atican is a common misspelling of Atacand.
  • Atism
    This eMedTV page explores autism, a brain disorder that impairs a person's ability to communicate and form relationships with others. This page briefly explains the causes, treatment options, and prognosis. Atism is a common misspelling of autism.
  • Ativan
    Ativan is a prescription drug that is used to treat anxiety. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at Ativan, including information on its uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ativan (Lorazepam) Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web segment takes a look at important information on Ativan, a medication used for treating anxiety and severe seizures. This page also explains why Ativan may not be suitable for some people and describes possible side effects.
  • Ativan 0.5 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, a doctor may prescribe 0.5 mg Ativan tablets to treat several conditions, such as anxiety and insomnia caused by anxiety. This page also lists the factors that may affect your dosage and covers dosing guidelines.
  • Ativan 1 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV Web segment explains, a doctor may prescribe 1 mg Ativan tablets two to three times a day to treat anxiety. This article further discusses Ativan dosing guidelines and describes some of the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Ativan 2 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV segment explains, 2 mg Ativan tablets are the strongest strength available for this form of the medication. This page covers some general Ativan dosing guidelines for treating anxiety and lists the factors that may affect your dose.
  • Ativan Addiction
    As this eMedTV article explains, addiction to Ativan is more likely if the medicine has been taken for a long period of time or at higher doses. This page covers addiction to this drug, including how to help prevent withdrawal symptoms when stopping it.
  • Ativan and Hair Loss
    Hair loss may occur during treatment with Ativan. But as this eMedTV page explains, it is not known exactly how often this side effect occurs. This page covers Ativan and hair loss, including what to do if you develop hair loss while taking Ativan.
  • Ativan and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered unsafe to take Ativan (lorazepam) during pregnancy. This selection from the eMedTV archives talks about this topic in more detail, including information on why the FDA classifies this product as a pregnancy Category D drug.
  • Ativan and Weight Gain
    Is there a link between Ativan and weight gain? As this eMedTV page explains, clinical studies show that this does not appear to be a side effect; however, you should still contact your doctor if you are taking this drug and weight gain does occur.
  • Ativan Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use Ativan if you have certain medical conditions (such as liver disease). This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other potential dangers of Ativan to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Ativan Dosage
    This eMedTV Web page explains that the recommended starting dose of Ativan for anxiety treatment is Ativan 1 mg two to three times daily. This article discusses the factors that will affect your dosage and offers helpful tips on taking the drug.
  • Ativan Drug Class
    This eMedTV article explains that, as part of the benzodiazepine drug class, Ativan works to treat anxiety and seizures by affecting a certain brain chemical. This page further explains how Ativan works and describes what this medication is used for.
  • Ativan Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page offers important information on Ativan, a drug used to treat anxiety, tension, and severe seizures. This article gives an overview of the medicine, including some of its potential side effects, general precautions, and more.
  • Ativan Drug Interactions
    Barbiturates and narcotics are among the drugs that can potentially interact with Ativan. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at these and other interactions, including information on the serious side effects that can result.
  • Ativan Drug Side Effects
    Some of the potential side effects of Ativan may include dizziness, weakness, and unsteadiness. This eMedTV page describes other possible side effects of the drug Ativan, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical care.
  • Ativan for Anxiety
    This eMedTV page explains that if you have an anxiety disorder, you may benefit from Ativan. This article takes a closer look at the symptoms of anxiety and explains the difference between an anxiety disorder and occasional symptoms of anxiety.
  • Ativan Indications
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Ativan is a prescription drug used to treat several conditions, such as anxiety and severe seizures. This Web page takes a closer look at the indications for Ativan, including possible "off-label" uses of the medication.
  • Ativan Medicine
    As a benzodiazepine medicine, Ativan may be used to treat various conditions, such as anxiety and seizures. This eMedTV page explains how Ativan works by affecting a specific brain chemical and also lists possible off-label uses of the medication.
  • Ativan Oral
    As this eMedTV article discusses, the liquid and oral forms of Ativan may be prescribed to treat anxiety, and the injectable form can also help treat seizures. This page takes a further look at how Ativan works and describes some possible side effects.
  • Ativan Overdose
    Symptoms of an Ativan overdose include sedation, speech problems, and coma. This portion of the eMedTV Web site deals with the symptoms that may occur if you take too much Ativan, as well as the treatment options that are available.
  • Ativan Pills
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Ativan pills are commonly prescribed to treat anxiety. This article takes a closer look at Ativan, including information on how this medication works and the various effects it has on the body.
  • Ativan Risks
    Some of the potential risks with using Ativan may include dizziness and weakness. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes other possible risks, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Ativan Safety
    As this eMedTV page explains, it might not be safe to take Ativan if you have certain medical conditions, such as glaucoma or liver disease. This page further discusses other safety precautions for the drug, including possible side effects.
  • Ativan Side Effects
    A few common side effects of Ativan include dizziness, weakness, fatigue, and confusion. This part of the eMedTV Web site deals with the side effects of this drug, including the serious side effects that should be reported to your doctor immediately.
  • Ativan Substitute
    If you have side effects or if Ativan is not working for you, there are several alternatives available. This eMedTV Web resource provides an overview of several substitutes for Ativan, such as antidepressants or anti-anxiety medications.
  • Ativan Tablets
    Available as oral liquid, injections, and tablets, Ativan is used to treat anxiety and seizures. This eMedTV page offers more detail on this prescription medicine, including how the drug works, potential side effects, and available strengths.
  • Ativan Uses
    Ativan is taken for the treatment of anxiety. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at what Ativan is prescribed for, including its use in children. This article also discusses "off-label" uses of the drug, such as preventing seizures.
  • Ativan Weight Change
    As this eMedTV article explains, weight change does not appear to be a side effect of Ativan. This Web page explains how the medicine did not cause weight changes in people taking it during clinical trials.
  • Ativan Withdraw
    Stopping Ativan too quickly may lead to withdrawal symptoms, such as vomiting, hallucinations, and seizures. This eMedTV Web article describes other possible withdrawal symptoms. Ativan withdraw is a common misspelling of Ativan withdrawal.
  • Ativan Withdrawal
    Symptoms such as insomnia, anxiety, and tension may occur with Ativan withdrawal. This eMedTV page discusses the danger of stopping the medication too quickly and explains the importance of talking with your doctor if you want to stop taking Ativan.
  • Ativan Withdrawal Symptoms
    As this eMedTV page discusses, stopping Ativan too quickly can cause serious symptoms of withdrawal. This article offers an overview of possible withdrawal symptoms, as well as information on how your doctor may help you avoid these problems.
  • Ativan Withdrawl
    Ativan withdrawal can result in symptoms such as tension, anxiety, and insomnia. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief overview of Ativan withdrawal and provides a link to more information. Ativan withdrawl is a common misspelling of Ativan withdrawal.
  • Ativar
    Advair is a prescription drug used to treat airway spasms in people with certain conditions. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of the drug, including its forms and possible side effects. Ativar is a common misspelling of Advair.
  • Atomoxetine
    Atomoxetine is a drug licensed to treat ADHD. This page on the eMedTV site explores the prescription medicine in detail, noting how it works, when and how to take it, possible side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
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