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About High Blood Pressure - Achondroplasia Treatment

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from About High Blood Pressure to Achondroplasia Treatment. 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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  • About High Blood Pressure
    Are you looking for information about high blood pressure? This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of this topic, with details on risk factors, symptoms, and treatment. Also included is a link to more details.
  • About High Triglycerides
    This eMedTV segment tells you what you need to know about high triglycerides, including what you can do to lower your levels and what can happen if they stay too high for too long. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • About Huntington's Disease
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Huntington's disease is a progressive brain condition. This article gives a brief overview of Huntington's disease, including details about its symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis.
  • About Hypertension
    This part of the eMedTV site gives an overview of hypertension, which is commonly known as high blood pressure. Complications and treatment options are discussed, and a link to more details about hypertension is provided.
  • About Kidney Stones
    Are you looking for information about kidney stones? This selection from the eMedTV archives gives a quick overview of this topic, with details on symptoms, treatment, and more. A link to more details is also included.
  • About Labor
    This multimedia video clip tells you everything you need to know about labor.
  • About Leprosy
    Are you looking for information about leprosy? Check out this article from the eMedTV Web site. It describes the different parts of the body leprosy affects, what causes it, and why symptoms range from person to person.
  • About Lyme Disease
    Are you looking for info on Lyme disease? Then check out this eMedTV Web page. In it, we take a look at how this disease is transmitted, possible symptoms, and treatment, with a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • About MS
    Learning about MS and how it affects the body is helpful in better understanding this unpredictable disease. This page of the eMedTV archives contains information on MS and explains how it leads to problems with muscle control and vision.
  • About Norvasc
    High blood pressure and certain other conditions can be treated with Norvasc. This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at Norvasc, with details about potential side effects, dosing, and more. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • About Panic Attacks
    As this eMedTV page explains, people experiencing a panic attack have feelings of terror that strike suddenly. This article tells you what you need to know about panic attacks, including details on symptoms and treatment options.
  • About Pregnancy
    If you are thinking of becoming pregnant, you probably have a lot of questions about what to expect. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this topic, including what to do to help ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy.
  • About PTSD
    As this eMedTV segment explains, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder that can occur after exposure to a terrifying event. This article gives a brief overview of PTSD and includes a link to learn more about it.
  • About Rectal Bleeds
    This eMedTV resource talks about rectal bleeds, which can result from a number of different conditions. Topics discussed in this article include what causes them and what types of symptoms can occur. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • About Scoliosis
    This part of the eMedTV Web site features information about scoliosis, a condition in which the spine curves abnormally. This article lists the different types of scoliosis and discusses some of the treatment options.
  • About Sleep Apnea
    This eMedTV segment features some basic information about sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder that is more likely to occur in people who snore loudly. This article includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • About Syringomyelia
    This eMedTV page gives a brief description of syringomyelia, a condition in which a cyst forms within the spinal cord. This article discusses causes and symptoms, and also includes a link to more in-depth information about syringomyelia.
  • About the Plague
    Are you looking for information about the plague? This eMedTV selection is a great place to start. It gives a brief overview of this infectious disease, with details on the different types, treatment options, and more.
  • About Transitional Cell Carcinoma
    Bladder cancer is the most common type of transitional cell carcinoma. This portion of the eMedTV Web site briefly explains what transitional cell carcinoma is and includes links to learn more about this topic.
  • About Turner Syndrome
    If you are looking for information about Turner syndrome, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It gives a brief description of what causes this condition, lists common symptoms, and more. A link to more information is also provided.
  • About Typhoid Fever
    Typhoid fever affects about 21.5 million people each year. This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at typhoid fever, with information about what causes this life-threatening illness, who it affects, common symptoms, and more.
  • About Vestibular Schwannoma
    As this eMedTV page explains, a vestibular schwannoma is a type of benign tumor that results from the overproduction of certain cells. This article gives a brief overview of vestibular schwannomas and includes a link to more details about this condition.
  • About Viral Hepatitis
    This eMedTV selection talks about viral hepatitis (liver inflammation caused by a virus), with information on symptoms, treatment, and more. This article also includes a link to a more in-depth description of the disease.
  • About Zovirax Cream
    Are you looking for information about Zovirax cream? This eMedTV selection is a good place to start. It explains what this antiviral medication is used for, where and how to apply it, and how Zovirax works. There is also a link to learn more.
  • Abrava
    Abreva is a non-prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of cold sores. This eMedTV Web page explains how Abreva works, describes its effects, and offers general warnings for this medication. Abrava is a common misspelling of Abreva.
  • Abravia
    Abreva is an over-the-counter medicine used for treating cold sores. This page from the eMedTV site describes how Abreva works and explains how (and how often) you should use this medication. Abravia is a common misspelling of Abreva.
  • Abraxane
    Available by prescription, Abraxane is a drug that is used for treating certain types of cancer. This part of the eMedTV archives explains how Abraxane works and offers details on its effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
  • Abraxane and Breastfeeding
    It may be unsafe to breastfeed while taking Abraxane (protein-bound paclitaxel). This eMedTV segment offers more information on Abraxane and nursing, and explains whether the medication is passed through breast milk.
  • Abraxane and Hair Loss
    Hair loss is the most common side effect of Abraxane. This article from the eMedTV site offers more information on Abraxane and hair loss, including an explanation of when hair loss typically occurs during treatment and what to do if it occurs.
  • Abraxane and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Abraxane could cause problems in the fetus if taken during pregnancy. This article discusses the topic in more detail and explains what complications were seen in pregnant animals that were given the drug.
  • Abraxane Chemotherapy Medicine
  • Abraxane Dosage
    Your doctor will determine your dose of Abraxane based on your height and weight, among other things. As this eMedTV page explains, other factors help determine your dosage, including whether you are taking other chemotherapy medications.
  • Abraxane Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause interactions with Abraxane include "live" vaccinations and certain anticonvulsants. This eMedTV resource lists other drugs that may cause an interaction and explains what may happen when these medications are taken together.
  • Abraxane Side Effects
    Common side effects of Abraxane may include low blood pressure, infections, and nausea. This eMedTV segment lists other possible side effects of this drug, including rare but serious problems that should be reported to your healthcare provider right away.
  • Abraxane Uses
    Abraxane is used for treating certain types of cancer. This eMedTV page explains the specific forms of cancer it is approved to treat and provides an in-depth discussion on how it works.
  • Abraxane Warnings and Precautions
    Abraxane can cause nerve pain or unusual sensations of burning or tingling. This eMedTV article offers other Abraxane warnings and precautions, and provides a list of certain people who should avoid taking the medication.
  • Abreeva
    Abreva is typically used to treat the symptoms of cold sores and to speed up healing. This page of the eMedTV Web site briefly describes how the medication should be applied and lists possible side effects. Abreeva is a common misspelling of Abreva.
  • Abreva
    Abreva is a non-prescription drug commonly used to treat symptoms of cold sores and shorten healing time. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, guidelines for those taking it, side effects, and more.
  • Abreva and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV segment discusses the issues surrounding Abreva and breastfeeding. It provides the manufacturer's guidelines, what to consider before taking it, and stresses the importance of discussing the subject with your healthcare provider.
  • Abreva and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV resource takes a look at pregnancy and Abreva. It explains the results of animal studies, gives the manufacturer's recommendations, and describes what to discuss with your healthcare provider if you become pregnant while using it.
  • Abreva Dosage
    This page of the eMedTV library offers several tips and guidelines regarding how your Abreva dosage should be taken. This includes how often it should be taken, how to apply the drug to achieve the best results, and more.
  • Abreva Drug Interactions
    At this time, no drugs are known to interact with Abreva. However, as this eMedTV page explains, the drug has not been studied with other topical products, such as ointments and creams, so interactions may exist that have not been discovered yet.
  • Abreva for Cold Sores
    As this segment from the eMedTV archives explains, Abreva is a medication used to treat cold sores. Unlike other cold sore medicines, it is available without a prescription. This article briefly describes how it works and offers a link to learn more.
  • Abreva Side Effects
    Known Abreva side effects include headaches, painful menstrual periods, and infection. This segment of the eMedTV archives discusses these and other side effects, explaining when they are likely to occur and what to tell your healthcare provider.
  • Abreva Uses
    Abreva uses are focused on treating cold sores by minimizing the infection. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, off-label uses for the drug also exist. This page examines these various uses in detail, describing how the medication works.
  • Abreva Warnings and Precautions
    Because knowing precautions and warnings for Abreva can help ensure an effective treatment process, this eMedTV resource provides a list of the most common. This includes people who should not take the drug and how to take it to achieve the best results.
  • Abrevia
    Abreva is commonly used to speed up the healing and duration of cold sores. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of the drug and also offers a link to more detailed information. Abrevia is a common misspelling of Abreva.
  • Absorica
    Absorica capsules are taken twice daily for 15 or 20 weeks to treat severe nodular acne. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of various topics associated with this prescription drug, including how it works, side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Absorica Acne Medication Information
    Adults and children as young as age 12 may receive Absorica to help clear up severe nodular acne. This eMedTV resource contains information on this acne medication, including details on how Absorica works, how to take it, and safety issues.
  • Absorica and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page explains why there are strict guidelines that women must follow to prevent getting pregnant while taking Absorica. Taking this acne drug during pregnancy carries a high risk for miscarriages, birth defects, or other complications.
  • Absorica and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page explains why women must follow strict guidelines to prevent getting pregnant while taking Absorica. Taking this acne drug during pregnancy carries a high risk for miscarriages, birth defects, or other complications.
  • Absorica Dosage
    When treating acne with Absorica, dosing guidelines usually call for taking two daily doses of the capsules. This eMedTV article outlines a number of recommendations for how to take this acne medicine properly and describes how your dosage is calculated.
  • Absorica Overdose
    This eMedTV Web selection explains that dizziness and coordination problems could occur if you take too much Absorica. This article explains what to do if you believe you have overdosed on Absorica and how the effects might be treated.
  • Absorica Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment explains, notify your healthcare provider right away if you are taking Absorica and you have side effects like seizures or hallucinations. This resource also discusses what to do if you develop potentially serious complications.
  • Abstral
    Abstral is a prescription narcotic medication approved for treating breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV Web resource describes the effects of the painkiller, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Abstral Abuse
    Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets) is a narcotic drug that has significant abuse potential. This eMedTV Web article describes possible signs of addiction to Abstral and explains the difference between addiction and a physical dependence on a drug.
  • Abstral and Breastfeeding
    Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets) is known to pass through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV resource offers more information on breastfeeding and Abstral, and describes the potential problems that can occur if an infant is exposed to the drug.
  • Abstral and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets) is a pregnancy Category C medicine, meaning it may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This page describes complications that resulted during animal studies of the drug.
  • Abstral Dosage
    The initial Abstral dosage for treating breakthrough pain is usually 100 mcg. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at dosing guidelines for this pain medication, including important recommendations on how to safely and effectively use Abstral tablets.
  • Abstral Drug Interactions
    Alcohol, grapefruit, and various other products can potentially cause drug interactions with Abstral. This eMedTV article lists other products that may interfere with Abstral and describes the problems that may occur if these drugs are taken together.
  • Abstral Medication Information
    Abstral is a prescription narcotic medicine used to treat breakthrough pain in people with cancer. This eMedTV Web selection further explores Abstral, including information on why this medication may not be a good choice for some people.
  • Abstral Overdose
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, it is possible to overdose on Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets). Effects may include difficulty breathing and even death. Seek immediate medical care if you believe you or someone else has overdosed on this drug.
  • Abstral REMS
    Before you receive Abstral to relieve pain, you must be enrolled in a special program. As this eMedTV page explains, the importance of the Abstral REMS program is to help reduce the risks for abusing, misusing, or overdosing on this narcotic painkiller.
  • Abstral Safety Warning
    There is a "black box" safety warning for Abstral, as this drug has a high potential for abuse and overdose. This eMedTV Web resource explains how this warning helps to ensure that this pain medication is prescribed and taken in a safe manner.
  • Abstral Side Effects
    Common side effects of Abstral include headaches, nausea, and constipation. This eMedTV Web segment provides a more detailed list of possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Abstral Storage and Disposal
    As this eMedTV page explains, store Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets) in a safe place and dispose of tablets by flushing them down the toilet. This page covers important tips for how to properly store and dispose of this highly abused pain medication.
  • Abstral Uses
    Abstral is licensed to treat cancer pain that breaks through around-the-clock pain medication. This eMedTV Web page discusses the uses of Abstral in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains whether it is approved for children.
  • Abstral Warnings and Precautions
    If you have asthma or other breathing problems, let your doctor know before taking Abstral. This eMedTV segment lists important warnings and precautions with Abstral, including other conditions you should tell your doctor about before using the drug.
  • Abstral Withdrawal
    If you abruptly stop taking Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets), withdrawal symptoms could occur. This eMedTV Web resource explains why withdrawal from Abstral occurs with long-term use of the drug and provides a list of possible symptoms.
  • Abuse of Pseudoephedrine
    Athletes have been known to take pseudoephedrine to help them get "pumped" before a competition. This eMedTV Web page further discusses the abuse of pseudoephedrine and explains why this particular decongestant is so commonly abused.
  • Abuse of Sudafed
    Sudafed is not traditionally considered a drug of abuse, but it can be misused in a few different ways. This eMedTV Web page includes more information about Sudafed abuse and explores the potential risks of misusing this medication.
  • Acai and Breastfeeding
    There is no reason to suspect that acai would cause any problems in breastfeeding women. This eMedTV page offers more details on acai and breastfeeding, and explains why it may be best to wait until you have weaned your baby before using this product.
  • Acai and Pregnancy
    It is unknown if acai berry products are safe or beneficial for pregnant women. This eMedTV page offers a more in-depth look at pregnancy and acai, and explores the reasons why these products may not be safe when used medicinally in pregnant women.
  • Acai Berry
    Acai berries are high in antioxidants and commonly found in various supplements and health drinks. This eMedTV resource discusses the claimed benefits of this fruit, explains how it may work, and explores the safety and effectiveness of it.
  • Acai Berry Diet
    Acai berry products are claimed to be beneficial for helping people lose weight. This article from the eMedTV archives explains what the "acai berry diet" is and explores the benefits and effectiveness of this product for weight loss.
  • Acai Berry Information
    The acai berry is claimed to be useful for enhancing general health and promoting weight loss. This eMedTV Web page provides more information on acai berries, including other claimed benefits and information on the product?s effectiveness.
  • Acai Berry Juice Supplements
    Many products contain acai berry (juice, supplements, and foods), a fruit that is high in antioxidants. This eMedTV article explores what various acai products are used for and explains whether these juices and supplements are indeed effective.
  • Acai Berry Research
    Not much research on acai berries has been done in humans. This part of the eMedTV archives describes the "test tube" studies and limited human studies with acai and explores the effectiveness of acai products based on this information.
  • Acai Berry Side Effects
    There are no known side effects of acai berry at this time. As this eMedTV page explains, however, just because there are no known side effects does not mean that problems are not possible. It is possible to develop an allergic reaction to acai.
  • Acai Berry Supplements
    Acai berries are high in antioxidants and are commonly found in various health drinks, foods, supplements. This eMedTV Web page explains what acai berry supplements are used for, describes the different effects, and includes a link to more information.
  • Acai Berry Weight Loss
    It is difficult to speculate how you can lose weight by taking acai berry. Weight loss, as this eMedTV article explains, is not linked to antioxidants, which these berries are high in. There is no proof that this product actually works for weight loss.
  • Acai Dosage
    It is difficult to recommend an acai dosage, since many products are foods or beverages. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses reasonable dosing guidelines and offers general warnings and precautions for those using this product.
  • Acai Drug Interactions
    There are no clearly established drug interactions with acai. As this eMedTV Web page explains, however, it is theoretically possible that acai could interact with chemotherapy medications, since antioxidants can reduce the effectiveness of such drugs.
  • Acai Overdose
    At this time, it is unclear if an acai overdose is possible. As this section of the eMedTV library explains, it is also unclear how much acai would result in an overdose, what effects this would have, and what treatments are the best options.
  • Acai Side Effects Review
    There are no known acai side effects, but it does not mean that side effects are not possible. As this eMedTV page explains, there is a potential for allergic reactions to acai, so contact your doctor if you develop any signs of an allergic reaction.
  • Acamprosate
    Acamprosate is a prescription drug used to help people abstain from alcohol. This eMedTV Web page provides an in-depth look at acamprosate, including information on how it works, possible side effects, tips on taking the drug, and more.
  • Acanya
    Acanya is a prescription skin gel used to treat acne. This article from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Acanya Gel
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Acanya to treat acne. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at this skin medication, including how to use Acanya gel, possible side effects, and general safety precautions. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Acanya Gel Reaction
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Acanya is not free from risks. This article describes some of the adverse reactions to Acanya skin gel and explains how you can help reduce the chance of such problems. This page also links to more details.
  • Acarbose
    Acarbose is a prescription drug that is licensed to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how acarbose works to slow digestion of carbohydrates, lists potential side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Acavar
    Akavar is a supplement that claims to cause weight loss, regardless of what or how much you eat. This eMedTV resource offers a brief overview of Akavar and discusses the effectiveness of the supplement. Acavar is a common misspelling of Akavar.
  • Accai Berries
    Many acai berry products are claimed to be useful for treating various medical conditions. This eMedTV segment explores the benefits, specific uses, and effectiveness of this supplement. Accai berries is a common misspelling of acai berry.
  • Accai Berry
    Acai products are becoming quite popular and are claimed to provide a wide variety of health benefits. This eMedTV page describes the alleged benefits and offers general warnings for the product. Accai berry is a common misspelling of acai berry.
  • Accelis
    Accelis is a weight loss pill that is available without a prescription. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Accelis, including information on the effectiveness of the supplement, possible side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Accelis Diet Pills
    Accelis diet pills are quite common. Whether they work is another issue. This eMedTV presentation looks at Accelis for weight loss, including whether it works and its possible side effects.
  • Accolate
    Accolate is a prescription drug that is taken twice a day to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV Web page offers dosing information, describes the effects of the drug, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment with this medication.
  • Accupril
    Accupril is a drug used to control high blood pressure and treat congestive heart failure symptoms. This eMedTV page provides an overview of Accupril, including information on side effects, dosing, and potential drug interactions.
  • Accupril and Erectile Dysfunction
    If you're taking Accupril and erectile dysfunction occurs, contact your doctor. As this eMedTV page explains, he or she may recommend taking an erectile dysfunction drug or trying another heart failure or high blood pressure drug, among other things.
  • Accupril Cough
    A dry cough that will not go away is among the common side effects of Accupril. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug's enzyme-blocking effect can lead to a cough, and also provides statistics on how often it occurs.
  • Accupril Side Effects
    This eMedTV article explores side effects of Accupril, including common side effects like fatigue and cough; rare side effects like angina; and side effects that you should report to your doctor immediately, such as itching and wheezing.
  • Accuretic
    Accuretic is a prescription drug that is used to treat high blood pressure in adults. This section of the eMedTV library explains how the drug works and offers more details on its effects, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Accutain
    Accutane is a prescription medicine licensed to treat severe nodular acne. This selection from the eMedTV Web library covers some general precautions with the drug and outlines possible side effects. Accutain is a common misspelling of Accutane.
  • Accutaine
    Accutane is an acne medication used to treat severe nodular acne when other treatments have failed. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the drug, including side effects and general precautions. Accutaine is a common misspelling of Accutane.
  • Accutan
    As this eMedTV page explains, a healthcare provider may prescribe Accutane to treat severe acne that has not responded well to other treatments. This page also covers some general precautions with the drug. Accutan is a common misspelling of Accutane.
  • Accutane
    Accutane is a prescription acne medication used when other treatments have failed. This eMedTV Web resource provides a complete overview of this medication, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Accutane 10 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, a doctor may prescribe 10 mg Accutane capsules to treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatments. This page also lists the factors that may affect your dosage and covers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Accutane 20 mg Capsules
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, a doctor may prescribe 20 mg Accutane capsules to treat severe acne. This article further discusses Accutane dosing guidelines and describes some of the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Accutane 40 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV page explains, using 40 mg Accutane capsules twice a day can help treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatments. This page lists the factors that may affect your Accutane dosage and offers some tips on using this medication.
  • Accutane Acne Medication
    As a type of acne medication, Accutane can treat severe acne that has not responded to other acne treatment. This eMedTV Web page further discusses Accutane, including how the medication works and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Accutane and Birth Defects
    As this eMedTV article explains, birth defects may occur if Accutane is taken by a woman who is pregnant. This resource further describes the problems that may result if this acne medication is taken during pregnancy, such as miscarriages and fetal death.
  • Accutane Capsules
    Available in the form of a capsule, Accutane is a prescription acne medicine. This eMedTV article offers more detail on Accutane, the type of acne it is approved to treat, available strengths, and how to use this drug.
  • Accutane Oral
    As this eMedTV article discusses, oral Accutane capsules may be prescribed to treat severe acne when other acne treatments have failed. This page further discusses this acne medicine, including possible side effects and general dosing guidelines.
  • Accutane Side Effects
    Nausea, drowsiness, and headaches are some of the bothersome side effects of Accutane. However, as this eMedTV page explains, there are more serious side effects that require prompt medical care, such as seizures or allergic reactions.
  • Acebutolol
    Acebutolol is a prescription drug approved to treat high blood pressure and certain irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV segment describes how the product works, offers dosing information, and talks about the side effects that may occur.
  • Aceon
    Aceon is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at the drug, including its effects, dosing information, and general precautions to be aware of when taking it.
  • Aceon Medicine
    Adults with high blood pressure may benefit from Aceon, a prescription medication. This eMedTV Web article gives an overview of this medicine, listing some of its potential side effects and explaining when and how to take it.
  • Acetaminaphen
    This page of the eMedTV library explains how the non-prescription medication acetaminophen works to relieve pain and reduce fever. This page also offers some tips for when and how to take the drug. Acetaminaphen is a common misspelling of acetaminophen.
  • Acetaminofen
    Acetaminophen is a drug that is commonly used for relieving pain and reducing fever. This eMedTV page provides a general overview of acetaminophen and includes a link to more detailed information. Acetaminofen is a common misspelling of acetaminophen.
  • Acetaminophen
    Acetaminophen is a non-prescription drug that is used to treat minor aches and pains. This eMedTV page describes the various forms of acetaminophen, lists possible side effects of the drug, and explains what you should know before taking it.
  • Acetaminophen and Pentazocine
    Acetaminophen and pentazocine is a prescription pain reliever that is classified as a controlled substance. This eMedTV page describes the effects of the medicine, offers dosing information, and explains how this drug works to treat mild-to-moderate pain.
  • Acetaminophen Dosage
    The recommended acetaminophen dose for most adults is two tablets every four to six hours as needed. This eMedTV Web page offers dosing guidelines for specific forms of this medication and discusses dosing recommendations for children.
  • Acetaminophen Overdose
    Acetaminophen is extremely safe when taken appropriately, but it can be dangerous if you take too much. This eMedTV Web page lists potential symptoms of an acetaminophen overdose and describes the treatment options that are available.
  • Acetaminophen Side Effects
    Appetite loss, diarrhea, and liver failure are possible side effects of acetaminophen. As this eMedTV article explains, however, side effects are not likely to occur unless the drug is taken inappropriately (if you take too much of it).
  • Acetaminophen Suppositories
    Acetaminophen suppositories are a nonprescription drug that is used to treat fevers and relieve pain. This eMedTV Web page explains how to use the suppositories, describes how the drug works, and explains what you should know before using it.
  • Acetaminophen With Codeine
    Acetaminophen with codeine is a drug that can be prescribed to relieve mild to moderate pain. This eMedTV article describes the various components of the medicine, lists side effects that may occur, and offers general dosing information for the drug.
  • Acetominophen
    Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer that is available without a prescription. This eMedTV article describes acetaminophen products in more detail and explains how the drug works. Acetominophen is a common misspelling of acetaminophen.
  • Acetretin
    Acitretin, a prescription retinoid, is approved for treating severe psoriasis in adults. This eMedTV resource offers a brief overview of the drug, including safety precautions and potential side effects. Acetretin is a common misspelling of acitretin.
  • Acetyl-L-Carnitine
    Acetyl-L-carnitine is a naturally occurring compound found in the human body and used in some supplements. This eMedTV page explains the importance of this product, lists the potential benefits of the supplement, and explores its effectiveness.
  • Acetyl-L-Carnitine Supplement Information
    This eMedTV Web presentation discusses the supplement acetyl-L-carnitine. Information includes what it might treat (and whether it works) along with if it is safe. Other topics include dosing, warnings, and side effect information.
  • Acetylcarnitine
    Acetyl-L-carnitine is a compound found in the body and is also available as a supplement. This eMedTV page takes a look at these supplements, including their effectiveness for medicinal uses. Acetylcarnitine is a common misspelling of acetyl-L-carnitine.
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    Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder that causes dwarfism. This page from the eMedTV library explains what causes achondroplasia and lists some of the common characteristics of this disease. Achondraplasia is a common misspelling of achondroplasia.
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    Achondroplasia occurs when cartilage has difficulty converting to bone, which usually results in dwarfism. This eMedTV article discusses the condition in detail, including the role genetics plays, possible symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
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    Achondroplasia disease is the most common type of short-limbed dwarfism caused by genetic mutations. This eMedTV page discusses the condition in detail, including information on how the condition is passed from parent to child, symptoms, and more.
  • Achondroplasia Dwarfism
    As this eMedTV resource explains, achondroplasia dwarfism occurs when cartilage has difficulty converting to bone, especially in the long bones of the limbs. The causes, symptoms, and treatment options are also discussed.
  • Achondroplasia Dwarfism Disease
    Achondroplasia dwarfism is a rare disease that affects the bones and stunts growth. This eMedTV Web page provides information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of achondroplasia, as well as statistics on inheriting the disease.
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  • Achondroplasia Genetics
    This eMedTV Web page explains the role of genetics in achondroplasia. Specifically, this article talks about how the disease can be caused by a mutation in a specific gene or by a parent with the condition passing down the gene to his or her child.
  • Achondroplasia Location on Chromosome
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  • Achondroplasia Symptoms Information
    Dwarfism, short limbs, enlarged head are some of the common signs and symptoms of achondroplasia. This eMedTV page covers achondroplasia symptoms and other associated problems, such as breathing disorders, obesity, and recurrent ear infections.
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    This eMedTV segment explains how achondroplasia treatment focuses on managing the symptoms and health conditions that can occur as a result of this growth disorder. Family and social support are important factors in treatment as well.
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