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BV - Captopril Cough

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from BV to Captopril Cough. 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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  • BV
    BV is a condition that results when there are too many harmful bacteria in the vagina. This segment of the eMedTV Website provides an overview of this condition, including what causes it, its symptoms, and treatment methods.
  • Bydureon
    The prescription drug Bydureon is used to treat type 2 diabetes. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes the benefits of this product, explains how it works, and offers information on when and how to administer this injection.
  • Byeta
    This eMedTV resource describes how Byetta lowers blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This page also explains what to tell your physician prior to taking the drug and lists potential side effects. Byeta is a common misspelling of Byetta.
  • Byetta
    Byetta is a prescription medicine that is approved to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article describes how to administer the Byetta injections, outlines some potential side effects, and explains how the drug works.
  • Byetta and Alcohol
    This eMedTV Web page explores Byetta and alcohol, explaining that although there is no specific interaction between Byetta and alcohol, there are some reasons why you may want to avoid the combination. This page outlines some of those reasons.
  • Byetta for Weight Loss
    This eMedTV resource explores weight loss and Byetta, explaining that weight loss does appear to be a side effect of the medication. This page also explains why Byetta might be a good choice for people who are overweight and have type 2 diabetes.
  • Byetta Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of Byetta can include dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea. This eMedTV segment also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious Byetta side effects, such as severe diarrhea or allergic reactions.
  • Bypass Surgery
    In a bypass surgery, a blood vessel is placed in your heart to go around the vessel that is blocked. This eMedTV segment explains in detail why this surgery may be needed, what happens during a bypass, and immediately afterwards.
  • Bypolar
    Bipolar disorder is an illness characterized by radical mood swings and extreme shifts in energy levels. This eMedTV article briefly describes this condition and provides a link to additional information. Bypolar is a common misspelling of bipolar.
  • Bypolar Disorder
    As this eMedTV page explains, bipolar disorder is a brain disorder in which a person suffers from episodes of mania and depression. This page covers symptoms of bipolar disorder in detail. Bypolar disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bystolic
    Bystolic is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page describes how Bystolic works, explains when and how to take this drug, and lists some of the potential side effects of the medication.
  • Bystolic Blood Pressure Medicine
    Adults with hypertension may benefit from the blood pressure medicine Bystolic. This article from the eMedTV library explains how Bystolic works, describes its specific effects, and offers general information on when and how to take the medication.
  • Bystolic Side Effects
    Common Bystolic side effects include insomnia, nausea, and dizziness. As this eMedTV article explains, while most side effects are mild, some are potentially serious and require prompt medical attention, such as difficult breathing or chest pain.
  • Bystolic Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, Bystolic comes in tablet form and is usually taken once a day for high blood pressure. This article offers more information on how to take the medicine and explains how it works to lower diastolic and systolic blood pressure.
  • C-Section
    A common surgery, a C-section (cesarean section) is a procedure used to remove a baby from the uterus. This eMedTV resource explores this topic in more detail, explaining how the procedure is performed and what type of complications can occur.
  • C-Section Complications
    Though a C-section is generally a safe procedure, complications are always a possibility. This eMedTV selection lists some of the potential complications and includes a link to more information on this topic.
  • C-Section Scar
    With a c-section, a scar is unavoidable; some are thicker than normal, which is usually not a concern. As this eMedTV page explains, scars can vary in appearance and have no bearing on a woman's surgical results, but discuss any concerns with a doctor.
  • C1 Esterase Inhibitor
    C1 esterase inhibitor is injected to treat pain and swelling caused by sudden hereditary angioedema attacks. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Cabazitaxel
    Available by prescription only, cabazitaxel is approved for treating prostate cancer. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of this drug, including information on possible side effects, how the drug works, and general safety precautions.
  • Cabozantinib
    Cabozantinib can help treat a certain type of cancer in adults called medullary thyroid cancer. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this chemotherapy drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Cadeut
    Caduet, as this eMedTV page explains, is a combination drug used to treat conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This article provides a brief overview of the drug and links to more information. Cadeut is a common misspelling of Caduet.
  • Cadian
    Kadian is a prescription pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe chronic pain. This eMedTV article explains how Kadian works and lists conditions you should tell your doctor about before using the drug. Cadian is a common misspelling of Kadian.
  • Cadien
    If you have chronic moderate to severe pain, your doctor may prescribe the narcotic Kadian. This eMedTV page describes Kadian in more detail and explains how it works to provide around-the-clock pain relief. Cadien is a common misspelling of Kadian.
  • Caduet
    Caduet is a combination drug prescribed to treat various conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV article describes the drug in detail, offering information on its effects, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Caduet Side Effects
    Some of the common side effects of Caduet include diarrhea, headache, and swelling. This eMedTV Web page lists other common side effects, rare side effects, and side effects that should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider.
  • Caduit
    Caduet, which contains amlodipine and atorvastatin, is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV Web page briefly describes the drug and offers a link to more in-depth information. Caduit is a common misspelling of Caduet.
  • Caesarian Section
    As explained in this eMedTV article, a cesarean section refers to the surgical removal of the baby from the uterus. This resource offers a brief overview of this common surgery. Caesarian section is a common misspelling of cesarean section.
  • Caffeine and High Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV page examines research on caffeine and high blood pressure. This research shows that drinking caffeinated beverages produces only short-term increases in hypertension and there is no strong link between caffeine and high blood pressure.
  • Caffeine and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV segment explains that, despite the results of early studies, there is no evidence confirming a harmful link between pregnancy and caffeine. This article provides an in-depth look at the findings of research studies on this topic.
  • Calan
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Calan to treat high blood pressure, chest pain, or some arrhythmias. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Calan, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on taking the medication.
  • Calan Medication
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, Calan is a medication used to treat conditions like chest pain and high blood pressure. This article gives a short description of the drug, explaining how it works, what to expect, and more.
  • Calan Side Effects
    Constipation, nausea, and headaches are some of the most common side effects of Calan. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses other common side effects, as well as rare side effects and problems that require prompt medical attention.
  • Calan SR
    Calan SR, a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure, works by relaxing the blood vessels. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medication, offering information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips for taking it.
  • Calcipotriene
    Calcipotriene is a medication approved for the treatment of a certain type of psoriasis. This page of the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at this prescription drug, with information on when and how to take it, side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Calcitonin
    Calcitonin is used for treating a few conditions, including osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV page further explains what the drug is used for, describes its various forms, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Calcium
    Calcium is an important mineral found in many foods and dietary supplements. This eMedTV Web page describes its benefits, explains how this mineral works for various uses, and lists side effects that may occur with calcium products.
  • Calcium and Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding women must get enough calcium, as pregnancy weakens the bones. This part of the eMedTV library further explores the link between calcium and breastfeeding, and explains how much of the vitamin a woman needs while breastfeeding.
  • Calcium Carbonate
    Calcium carbonate is used as both an antacid and as a calcium supplement. This page from the eMedTV library further explains what calcium carbonate is used for, describes how it works for these uses, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Calcium Chanel Blockers
    Calcium channel blockers are prescribed to treat high blood pressure, arrhythmias, and chest pain. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief overview of these drugs. Calcium chanel blockers is a common misspelling of calcium channel blockers.
  • Calcium Channel Blockeers
    This eMedTV page explains that calcium channel blockers treat high blood pressure, chest pain, and irregular heart rhythms. This page also covers possible side effects. Calcium channel blockeers is a common misspelling of calcium channel blockers.
  • Calcium Channel Blocker Drugs
    This segment of the eMedTV Web site presents a brief discussion on a class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It explains the conditions these medications can treat, how they work, and situations when they may need to be avoided.
  • Calcium Channel Blocker Side Effects
    Headaches, nausea, and swelling are among the common side effects of calcium channel blockers. This eMedTV resource lists other possible side effects, including potentially serious side effects that may require medical care.
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
    Calcium channel blockers may be prescribed to treat chest pain, arrhythmias, and high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an overview of these medications, providing information on how they work, possible side effects, and more.
  • Calcium Citrate
    Calcium citrate is a form of calcium that is commonly found in dietary supplements. This eMedTV resource explains what calcium citrate is used for, lists some of its potential side effects, and offers general dosing information for this product.
  • Calcium Deficiency
    Most people will not have any symptoms of calcium deficiency until their bones are significantly weakened. This eMedTV resource describes possible signs of a calcium deficiency, explains how much calcium you need, and covers treatment options.
  • Calcium Overdose
    A calcium overdose may cause frequent urination, constipation, or kidney stones. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible overdose symptoms, explains how much calcium is too much, and describes various available treatment options.
  • Calcium Side Effects
    Potential calcium side effects include gas, constipation, and belching. As this eMedTV page explains, while most side effects are mild, some may require medical attention. These more serious side effects of calcium are listed in this article.
  • Calcium Supplement Information
    This eMedTV Web presentation discusses calcium supplements. Information includes what they are used for (and whether they work), along with their safety, dosing, side effects, warnings, precautions, and possible drug interactions.
  • Calcuim
    Calcium is essential for healthy bones and certain important functions in the body. This eMedTV page explores other effects of calcium and explains what to discuss with your doctor before using this product. Calcuim is a common misspelling of calcium.
  • Calcuim Carbonate
    Calcium carbonate is a popular dietary supplement that can also be used as an antacid. This eMedTV page explains how calcium carbonate works and offers general warnings for this product. Calcuim carbonate is a common misspelling of calcium carbonate.
  • Calcuim Supplements
    Calcium is a mineral that is necessary for healthy bones. This eMedTV resource describes the importance of calcium, explains what it is used for, and explores its effectiveness for various uses. Calcuim supplements is a common misspelling of calcium.
  • Calculate BMI
    In order to calculate BMI, the only measurements you need are a person's height and weight. This segment of the eMedTV Web site contains the formula used to calculate BMI and provides information about interpreting results for adults and children.
  • Calculate Body Mass Index
    The only two measurements you need to calculate body mass index are your height and weight. After reading this eMedTV article, you'll know how to determine your body mass index and interpret your result.
  • Calculating BMI
    As this portion of the eMedTV Web site explains, calculating BMI is simple -- the only two measurements you need are height and weight. This article explains the methods of calculating body mass index and provides links to additional information.
  • Calderone
    As this eMedTV page explains, adults with certain irregular heartbeats may receive a prescription drug called Cordarone. This page further describes what this drug is used for and lists side effects. Calderone is a common misspelling of Cordarone.
  • Calen
    Calan is a drug that treats conditions such as chest pain, high blood pressure, and irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV page offers an overview of dosing tips and side effects. Calen is a common misspelling of Calan.
  • California Poppy
    California poppy is an herbal supplement that may be used medicinally for depression, anxiety, and insomnia. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of California poppy, including information on how it may work and potential safety concerns.
  • Calin
    This part of the eMedTV archives explains how the prescription drug Calan works to treat chest pain, high blood pressure, and certain irregular heart rhythms. This page also covers some tips for taking the drug. Calin is a common misspelling of Calan.
  • Calsium
    Calcium is an important mineral used for maintaining healthy bones and teeth. This eMedTV Web page further describes the importance of calcium and lists possible side effects of calcium supplements. Calsuim is a common misspelling of calcium.
  • Cambia
    Cambia is a prescription NSAID used to treat migraine headaches that have already started. This eMedTV page discusses how the drug works and how it should be taken, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and available strengths.
  • Camila
    Camila is a prescription birth control pill that contains only the progestin hormone. This eMedTV page describes how Camila works, lists possible side effects that may occur, and explains what you should know before using this form of contraception.
  • Camila Side Effects
    Headache, nausea, and menstrual changes are common side effects of Camila. As this eMedTV segment explains, while most side effects of the drug are not dangerous, some may require immediate medical attention, such as depression or an allergic reaction.
  • Campath
    As this eMedTV page explains, Campath is a medication used in the treatment of leukemia. This article gives a complete overview of this prescription drug, with details on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Campral
    Campral is a prescription medicine that is approved for the treatment of alcohol dependence. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Campral, including information on how it works, tips on when and how to take the drug, and possible side effects.
  • Camprel
    Campral is used to treat alcohol dependence and should only be used after a person has stopped drinking. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of the drug and describes some general precautions. Camprel is a common misspelling of Campral.
  • Camprell
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Campral is a prescription drug that can treat alcohol dependence. This page offers a brief overview of when and how to use Campral and lists possible side effects. Camprell is a common misspelling of Campral.
  • Campril
    Campral is a prescription medicine licensed to treat alcohol dependence. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of the drug, including how it works, dosing information, and possible side effects. Campril is a common misspelling of Campral.
  • Camprol
    Campral may treat alcohol dependence by balancing certain chemicals in the brain. This eMedTV article further explains how the drug works, lists possible side effects, and offers a link to more information. Camprol is a common misspelling of Campral.
  • Camptosar
    Camptosar is a drug prescribed in the treatment of certain cancers that affect the colon or rectum. This eMedTV article presents an overview of this chemotherapy medicine, with details on how it is given, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Can Diet Cure Fibromyalgia?
    Many people with fibromyalgia wonder if a special diet can cure their symptoms. This part of the eMedTV library talks about the importance of following a healthy diet and explains why there is currently no diet known to cure fibromyalgia.
  • Can Females Have Klinefelter Syndrome?
    Can females have Klinefelter syndrome? No -- the condition only affects males. This eMedTV article offers some basic facts about sex chromosomes and explains how they prevent females from having Klinefelter syndrome.
  • Can I Take Zofran If Pregnant?
    Many women may wonder, "Can I take Zofran during pregnancy?" As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, Zofran is generally considered safe for pregnant women (based on the results of animal studies).
  • Can Infants Get Strep Throat?
    Although uncommon, it is possible for infants to get strep throat. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains why it is difficult to diagnose this throat infection in infants and describes some of the possible symptoms an infant with strep may have.
  • Can MRSA Cause Pneumonia?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, some cases of MRSA can ultimately cause pneumonia and other serious complications. This article talks in more detail about these severe cases and explains who is most likely to develop them.
  • Can MSM Cure Candida?
    A number of sources claim that MSM can cure Candida, but is there scientific evidence to support this claim? This eMedTV article explores whether Candida infections can be cured with this supplement.
  • Can Neosporin Be Used in the Nose?
    This eMedTV article explains that it is generally not a good idea to use Neosporin in the nose, as it may cause serious problems. This page takes a further look at the problems that can occur if these first aid ointments or creams are used in the nose.
  • Can Preeclampsia Be Treated?
    Can preeclampsia be treated? Yes, in some cases when it is too early to deliver the baby. As this eMedTV page explains, preeclampsia can be treated with bed rest, a no-added-salt diet, and blood pressure medication.
  • Can You Chew Nicorette Gum for Many Years?
    This eMedTV Web page describes the potential problems that can occur if you chew Nicorette Gum for many years. This article gives an overview of using this product for more than 12 weeks and links to more detailed information on the topic.
  • Can You Drink Hydrogen Peroxide?
    Hydrogen peroxide is not meant to be swallowed. This selection from the eMedTV Web site talks more about taking this product internally and describes some of the serious side effects that can occur if you drink hydrogen peroxide.
  • Can You Get Pregnant From Anal Sex?
    As this page of the eMedTV library explains, the odds of getting pregnant from anal sex is low; the anus is not connected to the female reproductive tract in any way. However, if semen drips from the anus into the vagina, pregnancy could occur.
  • Can You Get Pregnant From Oral Sex?
    As this segment from the eMedTV archives explains, it is not possible to become pregnant through oral sex alone. This article offers a more detailed look at this topic and discusses ways to make oral sex safer for you and your partner.
  • Can You Get Pregnant Without Sex?
    As this eMedTV article explains, it is possible to get pregnant without having vaginal sex, but it is unlikely. This Web page discusses the chances of pregnancy occurring with oral sex, anal sex, and mutual masturbation.
  • Can You Overdose on Baclofen?
    As this page of the eMedTV library explains, it is possible to overdose on baclofen. This page lists a few possible symptoms of an overdose and explains what to do if you have taken too much of the drug. A link to more information is also included.
  • Can You Put Hydrogen Peroxide in Your Ear?
    As this eMedTV article explains, many people are curious about whether you can put hydrogen peroxide in your ear. This segment describes the use of hydrogen peroxide for earwax removal and provides a link to more information.
  • Can You Put Neosporin in Your Eyes?
    It is typically recommended not to put nonprescription Neosporin in your eyes. This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains why several Neosporin products are not usually recommended for treating eye infections anymore.
  • Can You Shoot Up Suboxone?
    Severe withdrawal symptoms can occur if you shoot up Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone). This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at what may happen if someone injects Suboxone, including details on how to get help for abuse of this drug.
  • Can You Take Too Much Levoxyl?
    As this segment of the eMedTV site explains, it is possible to take too much Levoxyl. Overdose effects can be dangerous and could even result in coma or death. This article further discusses the potential dangers of an overdose and treatment options.
  • Canagliflozin
    Canagliflozin is a medication prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers a general overview of this drug, including when it's prescribed, how it works, who may benefit from it, and more.
  • Canakinumab
    As this eMedTV article explains, canakinumab is a medicine prescribed to treat systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other conditions. This selection presents an overview of this drug, including how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Canasa
    Canasa is a prescription medication used to reduce symptoms of ulcerative proctitis. This eMedTV page explains how to use the drug (which comes in suppository form), describes how it works, and lists precautions to be aware of before using it.
  • Canasa Medication Information
    Canasa is a prescription drug licensed to treat ulcerative proctitis. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides more information on Canasa, explaining the medication's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Cancer and Alkeran
    Alkeran is prescribed to treat ovarian cancer and multiple myeloma in adults. This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at how this drug is given and also provides a link to more information on Alkeran.
  • Cancer and Bendamustine
    Bendamustine is used for treating certain types of lymphoma and leukemia. This selection from the eMedTV archives discusses how bendamustine can help in cancer treatment and lists specific uses. It also describes some possible "off-label" uses.
  • Cancer and Busulfan
    People who have chronic myelogenous leukemia may benefit from chemotherapy treatment with busulfan. This eMedTV Web selection takes a brief look at how this anticancer medicine works, off-label uses, and more.
  • Cancer and Carmustine
    People with certain types of cancer may benefit from chemotherapy treatment with carmustine. This eMedTV segment takes a brief look at how this medicine works, what it is approved to treat, and possible off-label uses. It also links to more details.
  • Cancer and Cladribine
    Adults who have hairy cell leukemia may benefit from the anticancer drug cladribine. This eMedTV Web selection takes a brief look at how this chemotherapy medicine works, discusses some off-label (unapproved) reasons to use this drug, and more.
  • Cancer and Clofarabine
    This eMedTV segment explains that if you have acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of bone marrow and blood cell cancer, you may benefit from clofarabine. This article discusses how this chemotherapy drug works and lists some off-label (unapproved) uses.
  • Cancer and Clolar
    Clolar is used to treat a form of cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children and young adults. This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at how Clolar can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying. It also provides a link to more details.
  • Cancer and Dacarbazine
    A doctor may prescribe dacarbazine to treat cancer in adults. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at what dacarbazine is used for, including details on how this chemotherapy drug works. A link to more information is also included.
  • Cancer and Elitek
    This eMedTV page explains that if you are undergoing certain types of cancer treatment, a drug called Elitek may be used to prevent high uric acid levels. This page describes the specific uses for Elitek and provides a link to more details.
  • Cancer and Estramustine
    Estramustine is prescribed to treat prostate cancer in certain men. This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at how estramustine can help prevent cancer cells from growing and multiplying. It also provides a link to more detailed information on this drug.
  • Cancer and Etoposide
    As a type of chemotherapy drug, etoposide is used to treat cancer that affects the lungs or testicles. This eMedTV resource discusses what the various forms of etoposide are used to treat and explains how the drug works. It also links to more details.
  • Cancer and Etoposide Phosphate
    By preventing DNA from dividing, etoposide phosphate can help treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV segment explains specific uses for this drug and describes how the medicine works. It also provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Cancer and Fludara
    This eMedTV resource explains that if you have B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia, a type of bone marrow and blood cell cancer, you may benefit from Fludara. This page discusses how this chemotherapy drug works and lists some off-label (unapproved) uses.
  • Cancer and Fludarabine
    Fludarabine is prescribed to treat a form of cancer called B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This eMedTV segment takes a brief look at how fludarabine can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying. It also provides a link to more details.
  • Cancer and Gefitinib
    Adults who have non-small cell lung cancer may benefit from chemotherapy treatment with gefitinib. This eMedTV selection takes a brief look at how this anticancer medicine works, explains when it is prescribed, and offers a link to more details.
  • Cancer and Gliadel Wafer
    Available as small wafers, Gliadel is implanted in the brain to treat certain types of cancerous tumors. This eMedTV article takes a brief look at how these wafers work after certain brain tumors are surgically removed. It also links to more details.
  • Cancer and Ifex
    Men who have testicular cancer may benefit from chemotherapy treatment with Ifex. This eMedTV Web selection takes a brief look at how this medicine works, what it is approved to treat, and possible off-label uses. It also links to more details.
  • Cancer and Ifosfamide
    As described in this eMedTV article, ifosfamide is licensed to treat testicular cancer. This resource explains how this drug works and explores possible off-label uses. It also links to more details on this specific topic.
  • Cancer and Iressa
    As described in this page from the eMedTV Web library, Iressa is licensed to treat non-small cell lung cancer in adults. This article describes how this drug works and covers general dosing information. It also links to more details on this topic.
  • Cancer and Lomustine
    If you have brain tumors or Hodgkin's disease, you may benefit from the anticancer drug lomustine. This eMedTV segment takes a brief look at how this medicine works, what it is approved to treat, and possible off-label uses. It also links to more details.
  • Cancer and Mechlorethamine Hydrochloride
    By damaging DNA in the cells, mechlorethamine hydrochloride can help treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV article examines specific uses of this drug, with details on how the drug works and potential side effects. It also links to more details.
  • Cancer and Mitomycin
    As this eMedTV segment explains, stomach or pancreatic cancer may be treated with mitomycin, a chemotherapy drug used after other treatment has failed. This page covers more information on what it is approved for, details on how it works, and more.
  • Cancer and Temozolomide
    Temozolomide is a chemotherapy drug used in the treatment of certain types of brain tumors in adults. This eMedTV segment explains how temozolomide can treat cancers such as these and how this chemotherapy medicine is administered.
  • Cancer and Vincristine
    This eMedTV segment explains that if you have acute leukemia, a type of bone marrow and blood cell cancer, you may benefit from vincristine. This page discusses how this chemotherapy drug works and lists some off-label (unapproved) uses.
  • Cancer Drug Doxil
    As a type of chemotherapy, Doxil is used to treat multiple myeloma and other types of cancer. This eMedTV article briefly describes this cancer drug, with information on Doxil's potential side effects. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Cancer Drug Gleevec
    This eMedTV resource explains that Gleevec is a drug used for specific types of cancer. This page lists these types, explains how this medication works, and lists possible side effects. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Cancer in Brain
    This segment of the eMedTV library discusses cancer in the brain, which can be one of a few different types. This page also lists possible symptoms of brain cancer and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Cancer of the Breast
    This segment of the eMedTV library discusses cancer of the breast, which can be one of two primary types. This page also lists the tools used to diagnose breast cancer and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Cancer of the Cervix
    A woman with an HPV infection may be more likely to develop cancer of the cervix. This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of this condition, with information on symptoms, treatment options, and why screening is so important.
  • Cancer of the Colon
    This eMedTV article presents a discussion of cancer of the colon. This segment describes possible risk factors and symptoms, but stresses that these do not always mean the disease is present. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Cancer of the Liver
    Liver cancer is a common disease that, in many cases, doesn't cause early symptoms. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of this cancer type, including details on treatment and prognosis. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Cancer of the Pancreas
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, cancer of the pancreas is a condition that often has no early symptoms. This article gives a brief overview of pancreatic cancer and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Cancer of the Stomach
    As this eMedTV page explains, stomach cancer is a disease in which cancer cells first form in a person's stomach. This article tells you what you need to know about symptoms and treatment, and includes a link to more details on stomach cancer.
  • Cancer of the Uterus
    If you are looking for information on cancer of the uterus, this eMedTV resource is a great place to start. It briefly describes symptoms of the condition and lists some of the most popular treatment options. Also included is a link to learn more.
  • Candesartan
    This eMedTV article explains that candesartan (Atacand) is a drug that is licensed to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This article also covers side effects, dosing guidelines, how the medication works, and more.
  • Candesartan Cilexetil
    This eMedTV resource presents a brief look at candesartan cilexetil, a drug used to treat high blood pressure, among other things. It explains how this medication works and what to tell the doctor prescribing it, and includes a link to more information.
  • Candida
    Candida infections occur when the normal acidity of the vagina changes or when the hormonal balance changes. This eMedTV article offers more information on this topic and lists common symptoms and treatment options that are available.
  • Candida Albicans
    An overgrowth of Candida albicans, a type of fungus that is found in the vagina, can cause yeast infections. This eMedTV segment provides detailed information on Candida albicans, including ways to diagnose and treat the infection.
  • Candida Cure
    A Candida cure can often be found through antifungal medicines, such as miconazole. This eMedTV article explains how proper diagnosis can lead to effective treatment for Candida and discusses the medications that are used.
  • Candida Diaper Rash
    A Candida diaper rash is an infectious type of diaper rash. As this eMedTV Web page explains, the overgrowth of yeast is a common result of a simple diaper rash that has worsened due to lack of treatment or the rash not responding well to treatment.
  • Candida Symptoms
    On average, Candida symptoms are often similar to those seen with other types of vaginal infections. This eMedTV Web page lists common symptoms of Candida, such as itching and burning of the vagina or abnormal discharge, as well as symptoms in men.
  • Candida Testing
    Getting tested for Candida involves using a swab to take a sample from the affected area. As discussed in this eMedTV article, testing is the most efficient way to test for yeast infections, since the infection itself may have few symptoms.
  • Candida Treatment
    This segment from the eMedTV website lists different Candida treatment options, such as the drugs butoconazole, miconazole, and clotrimazole. These antifungal drugs are the most common and efficient treatment methods prescribed.
  • Candida Yeast Infections
    This eMedTV article presents a brief description of Candida, the organism responsible for most yeast infections. It explains how this condition develops, possible symptoms, and the most likely treatment option. A link to more details is also included.
  • Candidas Albicans
    What most women call a "yeast infection" is caused by a fungus called Candida albicans. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of this fungus and a link to more information. Candidas albicans is a common misspelling of Candida albicans.
  • Canine Flu
    Common symptoms of canine flu include fever, cough, and nasal discharge. This eMedTV article describes this disease in detail, including information on treatment and prevention. There are no reported cases of this flu in humans.
  • Capecitabine
    Capecitabine is often used to help treat certain types of breast or colorectal cancer. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at the medicine, including how it works to combat the cancer, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Capoten
    Capoten is a drug that is licensed to treat conditions related to the heart, kidneys, and blood vessels. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its specific uses, effects, and dosing information.
  • Captopril
    Captopril is a drug that is used for treating conditions related to the heart, blood vessels, and kidneys. This eMedTV article discusses specific uses for the drug, how it works, available strengths, and potential side effects.
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