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Diclofenac Sodium Tablets - Dolobid and Weight Gain

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Diclofenac Sodium Tablets to Dolobid and Weight Gain. 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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  • Diclofenic
    Diclofenac is a pain reliever that belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This eMedTV page discusses the uses of this medication in more detail and explains how it works. Diclofenic is a common misspelling of diclofenac.
  • Diclophenac
    Diclofenac is used to treat migraines, arthritis, and various other conditions. This eMedTV page explains what else the medicine is used for, describes how it works, and lists some possible side effects. Diclophenac is a common misspelling of diclofenac.
  • Dicloxacillin
    Dicloxacillin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections. More details are given in this eMedTV segment, including information on how the drug works, dosing instructions, and side effects. Links to various topics are also provided.
  • Dicyclomine
    Dicyclomine is a prescription medicine commonly used for treating irritable bowel syndrome. This eMedTV resource explains how dicyclomine works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Didanosine
    Didanosine is typically prescribed to treat HIV infection and AIDS. This segment of the eMedTV archives highlights how didanosine works, its potential side effects, and suggestions for when and how to take the medication.
  • Didrex
    Didrex is a prescription weight-loss drug that suppresses the appetite and increases metabolism. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at Didrex, including how it works, how to achieve optimum results from it, side effects, and more.
  • Didronel
    Didronel is a prescription medicine that is used for treating Paget's disease and heterotopic ossification. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at Didronel and its uses, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Diebetes
    In someone with diabetes, the body is unable to properly convert food into energy. This eMedTV article covers the different types, symptoms, and treatments, and lists some former names for the condition. Diabetes is a common misspelling of diabetes.
  • Diebetes Control
    This eMedTV page explains why it is important to control diabetes and lists some of the principles of managing diabetes (like learning as much as possible about diabetes). Diebetes control is a common misspelling and variation of managing diabetes.
  • Diebetes Testing
    This eMedTV segment describes the two most common tests used in diagnosing diabetes. It also explains situations when one test is preferred over another. Diebetes testing is a common misspelling and variation of diagnosing diabetes.
  • Diebetic Diet
    This eMedTV Web page explains why maintaining a healthy diet is a crucial part of controlling blood sugar and offers guidelines about the foods a person with diabetes should eat. Diebetic diet is a common misspelling of diabetic diet.
  • Diebetic Diets
    The primary purpose of a diabetic diet is to keep blood sugar levels normal. However, as this eMedTV page explains, they can also prevent associated complications. Diebetic diets is a common misspelling and variation of diabetes recipes.
  • Diebetic Recipes
    Diabetic recipes are important to the health and well-being of people with this condition. This eMedTV Web page explains why this is so and includes a link to sample recipes. Diebetic recipes is a common misspelling and variation of diabetes recipes.
  • Diet and Heart Disease
    While not directly related, diet has an effect on several risk factors for heart disease. This eMedTV article discusses the relationship between heart disease and diet, and provides information about heart-healthy diets, such as DASH and TLC.
  • Diet for a Low Thyroid
    Although there is no diet to treat a low thyroid, it is important to follow an eating plan that is balanced. This eMedTV Web article offers a few tips for healthy eating and explains why some foods should not be combined with thyroid medication.
  • Diet for Celiac Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, a diet for celiac disease contains no gluten. This article explains why following a gluten-free diet is so important for people with celiac disease and provides tips on how to adhere to such a diet when going out to eat.
  • Diet for GERD Information
    Eating heart-healthy and avoiding foods that trigger symptoms are important parts of a GERD diet. This eMedTV page describes this eating plan in detail and explains how it helps people control their symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
  • Diet for GERDS
    This eMedTV article offers tips on what to eat and what not to eat when you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This article also links to more information on the topic. The "diet for GERDS" is more commonly known as the "GERD diet."
  • Diet for Graves' Disease
    There is no specific "diet for Graves' disease," but eating right is still a good idea. This page from the eMedTV site deals with diet, Graves' disease, and weight gain, explaining why it's so important to follow a healthy eating plan during treatment.
  • Diet for High Blood Pressure
    The DASH high blood pressure diet, as this eMedTV resource explains, has been proven to lower a person's risk for hypertension. If your blood pressure is already high, this diet has been proven to lower it as well.
  • Diet for High Cholesteral
    This eMedTV Web page explains that making the switch to a low cholesterol diet involves eating more plant-based products and fewer animal-based products. Diet for high cholesteral is a common misspelling and variation of high cholesterol diet.
  • Diet for Osteoarthritis
    There is no "diet for osteoarthritis" that can help cure or slow down the progression of the disease. But as this eMedTV page explains, people with osteoarthritis should control their weight and eat heart-healthy foods, such as fruits and vegetables.
  • Diet for Overactive Thyroid
    If you have hyperthyroidism, it's important to eat a balanced diet. However, as this eMedTV page explains, there is no "overactive thyroid diet" proven to reduce symptoms. This article takes a look at what to eat if you have an overactive thyroid.
  • Diet for Reducing High Blood Pressure
    Can changing your diet have an effect on your blood pressure? This eMedTV selection gives an overview of the DASH diet, explaining what it is and how it is used for reducing high blood pressure. A link to more details is also included.
  • Diet to Lower Cholesterol
    A diet to lower cholesterol emphasizes plant-based foods and reduces consumption of animal-based foods. This eMedTV resource provides additional suggestions for following a diet to lower cholesterol, such as carefully reading food labels.
  • Diet to Lower Triglycerides
    As this eMedTV article explains, a diet to lower triglycerides will often involve consuming more fish and fish oil, as well as consuming less fat and cholesterol. This Web page offers a detailed look at how this diet can reduce triglyceride levels.
  • Dietary Supplements
    To be called a dietary supplement, a product must meet several conditions. This page on the eMedTV Web site takes a look at what these conditions are and also provides information to consider before taking any supplements.
  • Diets for Diabetics
    As a diabetic, it's especially important to follow a healthy diet to keep your blood sugar under control. This eMedTV Web page gives a brief description of the Diabetes Food Pyramid and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Diets for High Blood Pressure
    Are there specific diets that have been shown to lower high blood pressure? This eMedTV article gives a quick overview of a popular hypertension diet and includes a link to more detailed information on the topic.
  • Diets for High Cholesteral
    Going from a high cholesterol diet to a healthier way of eating may seem hard, but this eMedTV article offers a wealth of information that can make it easier. Diets for high cholesteral is a common misspelling and variation of high cholesterol diet.
  • Diets for High Colesterol
    Patients with high cholesterol are often encouraged to follow a diet that is lower in cholesterol. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of this diet. Diets for high colesterol is a common misspelling and variation of high cholesterol diet.
  • Difference Between Cold and Sinus Infection
    Telling the difference between a sinus infection and a cold is no easy task, but it can be done. This eMedTV page explains why it can be hard to tell the difference and lists some signs that can help you make a distinction between the two conditions.
  • Difference Between Coumadin and Lovenox
    Lovenox (enoxaparin) is much less likely to cause drug interactions than Coumadin. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at other important differences between Lovenox and Coumadin, including cost variations and when each drug may be recommended.
  • Difference Between Oxycodone and OxyContin
    Oxycodone is the active ingredient in OxyContin and other similar prescription pain medicines. This eMedTV article explores the difference between OxyContin and oxycodone, explaining how oxycodone (extended release) is a generic version of OxyContin.
  • Difference Between Viral and Bacterial Pneumonoia
    Bacterial pneumonia is treated with antibiotics, while viral pneumonia is not. This eMedTV resource explains the difference between bacterial and viral pneumonia, discussing the germs that cause them, risk factors, and more.
  • Difference Between Walking Pneumonia and Pneumonia
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the symptoms of regular pneumonia are generally more severe than those of walking pneumonia. This article discusses the differences between regular pneumonia and walking pneumonia, including the treatment options for both.
  • Different Types of Allergies
    An allergic reaction can occur after contact with dust, tree pollen, or other triggers. This eMedTV resource gives a brief overview of allergies, exploring the many different types and including a link to more detailed information.
  • Different Types of Breast Cancer
    As this eMedTV article explains, there are many different types of breast cancer, but there are only two primary categories. This segment explains what those categories are and gives specific examples, with a link to more detailed information.
  • Different Types of Phobias
    There are many different kinds of phobias, including agoraphobia and social phobia. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at what phobias are and includes a link to more detailed information on the different types of phobias that exist.
  • Different Types of Skin Cancer
    Basal cell cancer and squamous cell cancer are the most common types of skin cancer. This eMedTV selection gives a brief description of the different types of skin cancer and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Differin
    Differin is a prescription retinoid medication used to treat acne. This selection 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, and more.
  • Differin Gel
    As this eMedTV page explains, if you are using Differin Gel for acne treatment, apply a thin amount on the affected area once daily just before bedtime. This article offers more details on this product, including possible side effects.
  • Diflucan
    Diflucan is a prescription drug used to treat yeast infections and various other fungal infections. This eMedTV Web page covers these and other uses, explains how this medicine works, offers dosing information, and more.
  • Diflucan Drug Interactions
    Quinidine, pimozide, and warfarin are among the medicines that can cause drug interactions with Diflucan. This eMedTV resource lists other products that can react negatively with Diflucan and explains what problems may occur as a result.
  • Diflucan Side Effects
    Common side effects of Diflucan include vomiting, abdominal pain, and headaches. As this eMedTV article explains, while most problems are mild, some are potentially serious and require prompt medical attention (such as seizures or jaundice).
  • Diflunisal
    Diflunisal is often prescribed for arthritis symptoms and pain related to bone, muscle, or tendon injury. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works, possible side effects, tips when taking the drug, overdose symptoms, and more.
  • Difulcan
    Diflucan is a prescription drug licensed to treat fungal infections, such as thrush or yeast infections. This eMedTV Web page explains what else this medicine is used for and describes how it works. Difulcan is a common misspelling of Diflucan.
  • Digestiv System
    The digestive system begins at the mouth and ends at the anus. This page of the eMedTV library briefly explains the different parts of the digestive system and their roles in the body. Digestiv system is a common misspelling of digestive system.
  • Digestive System
    The stomach, esophagus, and small intestine are all parts of the digestive system. This page from the eMedTV site explains how this system allows your body to absorb nutrients from food and then remove the leftover waste products.
  • Digistive System
    There are several different parts of the digestive system. This page of the eMedTV archives briefly describes the different parts and how they function in the body, with a link to learn more. Digistive system is a common misspelling of digestive system.
  • Digoxin
    Digoxin is a drug prescribed to treat congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This eMedTV page further describes this medication, with details on how it works to make the heart more efficient, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Digoxin Toxicity
    If drug levels of digoxin (Lanoxin) become too high, toxicity may occur. This eMedTV resource describes potential causes of digoxin toxicity, lists possible symptoms, and explains how to reduce your risk for developing this potentially dangerous problem.
  • Diindolylmethane
    Diindolylmethane is a supplement claimed to be useful for numerous conditions, including cancer. This eMedTV resource explores other possible benefits of diindolylmethane, explains how it works, and covers the safety and effectiveness of this product.
  • Diindolymethane
    Diindolylmethane is a product that is formed in the stomach after the digestion of some vegetables. This eMedTV page explains what diindolylmethane is used for and explores its effectiveness. Diindolymethane is a common misspelling of diindolylmethane.
  • Dijestive System
    This eMedTV page covers some of the parts of the digestive system (like the stomach and colon) and how they allow your body to absorb nutrients from food, as well as remove waste products. Dijestive system is a common misspelling of digestive system.
  • Dilacor
    Dilacor XR is a prescribed drug that relaxes the blood vessels to lower blood pressure and treat chest pain. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Dilacor XR, including some general precautions of the drug, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Dilantan
    Dilantin is a prescription drug used to treat some types of epileptic seizures. This eMedTV page covers the types of seizures that can be controlled with Dilantin and lists some side effects of the drug. Dilantan is a common misspelling of Dilantin.
  • Dilantin
    Dilantin is a prescription drug used to treat certain types of seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV page further explores the specific uses of Dilantin, offers dosing tips for the drug, and lists side effects that it may potentially cause.
  • Dilantin and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is not a reported side effect of Dilantin. This page on the eMedTV Web site further discusses Dilantin and weight gain, describes the clinical trials used to determine side effects of the drug, and offers tips for helping with weight gain.
  • Dilantin Dosage
    For those who are taking the tablet form of Dilantin, dosing usually starts at 100 mg three times daily. This eMedTV page offers other dosage information, including guidelines for children and tips on when and how to take the drug safely and effectively.
  • Dilantin Overdose
    Signs of an overdose with Dilantin may include joint pain, lethargy, and low blood pressure. This segment of the eMedTV site describes other symptoms that can occur and lists various treatment options for people who take too much Dilantin.
  • Dilantin Side Effects
    Common Dilantin side effects may include slurred speech, confusion, and unusual eye movements. This eMedTV article lists other possible side effects seen with the drug, including potentially serious side effects that require prompt medical attention.
  • Dilantin Toxicity
    Symptoms of Dilantin toxicity may include dizziness, difficulty speaking or slurred speech, and lethargy. This eMedTV Web page lists other signs that may indicate Dilantin toxicity and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Dilanton
    Dilantin is a medicine used for treating certain kinds of seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV page describes various forms of Dilantin that are available and briefly explains how the drug works. Dilanton is a common misspelling of Dilantin.
  • Diloxatine
    A healthcare provider may prescribe duloxetine to treat conditions like depression or neuropathic pain. This eMedTV page explores some possible side effects of duloxetine and offers dosing information. Diloxatine is a common misspelling of duloxetine.
  • Diltiazem
    Diltiazem is a drug that is approved to treat high blood pressure and certain types of chest pain. This eMedTV article explains how diltiazem works, describes some potential side effects, and discusses how and when to take the medication.
  • Diltiazem HCL
    Diltiazem hydrochloride (HCl) is a drug used to treat hypertension and angina. This page from the eMedTV site tells you what you need to know about this calcium channel blocker, including how it works, the forms in which it is available, and more.
  • Diltiazem Side Effects
    Although most people do not experience any problems while taking diltiazem, side effects are possible. This eMedTV segment describes common and rare side effects of diltiazem, and explains which side effects may need immediate medical care.
  • DIM
    DIM is a dietary supplement used for various purposes, including treating menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource explains how DIM works, discusses its safety and effectiveness, and offers information on what to be aware of before using this product.
  • DIM Supplement Information
    If you are looking for information on DIM supplements, this eMedTV resource is a good place to start. This article gives an overview of what the supplements are used for, when to consult your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Dimentia
    Dementia is a collective term for a variety of symptoms that affect the brain. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of the condition, and also includes a link to more detailed information. Dimentia is a common misspelling of dementia.
  • Dimethyl Fumarate
    Dimethyl fumarate can help treat certain types of multiple sclerosis. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this prescription medication, including specific uses, how it works, side effects, and links to more detailed information.
  • Dinoprostone
    Dinoprostone is used for several purposes, such as preparing the cervix for delivery or causing an abortion. This eMedTV page examines the various forms of this drug, along with the specific uses for each product. It also covers side effects and dosing.
  • Diovan
    Diovan is a prescription drug approved to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. As this eMedTV page explains, it also helps improve survival after a heart attack. Dosing information, side effects, and precautions are also included.
  • Diovan 80 mg Tablets
    If you have high blood pressure, a doctor may prescribe 80 mg Diovan tablets once a day. This eMedTV page further discusses Diovan dosing guidelines, including the factors that may affect your dosage and tips on using this medication.
  • Diovan and Erectile Dysfunction
    Of the possible side effects of Diovan, erectile dysfunction (or impotence) is one that occurs rarely. As this eMedTV resource explains, it's difficult to tell whether this side effect is caused by Diovan, other factors, or a combination of both.
  • Diovan Dosage
    The starting Diovan dosage for treating high blood pressure is either 80 mg or 160 mg twice daily. This eMedTV page also lists the recommendations to treat congestive heart failure and discusses dosing guidelines following a heart attack.
  • Diovan HCT
    Diovan HCT is a combination drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure. This page from the eMedTV archives explains how the medication works, how and when to take it, common side effects, and what to do if you take too much.
  • Diovan HCT Side Effects
    This eMedTV page lists common Diovan HCT side effects, like the common cold and low potassium levels in the blood; rare problems, like diarrhea and gout; and reactions that should be reported to your doctor, such as confusion and increased thirst.
  • Diovan HTC
    This eMedTV page explains how the prescription drug Diovan HCT lowers blood pressure in adults by relaxing the blood vessels and reducing the blood volume. This page also covers dosing with the drug. Diovan HTC is a common misspelling of Diovan HCT.
  • Diovan Interactions
    Torsemide, amiloride, potassium supplements, and other drugs can react negatively with Diovan. This eMedTV page explains how Diovan drug interactions can change how your body metabolizes the medication and lower your blood pressure too much.
  • Diovan Medication
    This eMedTV page gives an overview of Diovan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker. This article looks at the conditions this medication is approved to treat and lists some of the potential side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Diovan Side Effects
    Diarrhea, joint pain, and fatigue are a few common Diovan side effects. This eMedTV page also lists rare side effects like anxiety and hair loss, and side effects you should report to your doctor right away like difficulty breathing or swallowing.
  • Dipentum
    Dipentum can be used to prevent symptoms of ulcerative colitis in people for whom it is in remission. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed overview of the drug, including how it works, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Diphenhydram
    Diphenhydramine is a medicine used to treat insomnia, allergies, or other conditions. This eMedTV article describes various diphenhydramine products and lists potential side effects of the drug. Diphenhydram is a common misspelling of diphenhydramine.
  • Diphenhydramine
    Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine used for treating various conditions, including allergy symptoms. This eMedTV page lists other uses, describes the various forms that this drug comes in, and explores its potential side effects.
  • Diphenhydramine HCl
    Diphenhydramine HCl is an antihistamine commonly used for treating allergies and insomnia. This eMedTV resource covers other diphenhydramine uses, describes the effects of this medication, and explains how it works for various conditions.
  • Diphenhydramine Overdose
    As this eMedTV segment explains, an overdose of diphenhydramine may cause nausea and vomiting, drowsiness, or flushing. This article provides a list of other possible overdose symptoms and explains what steps a doctor may take to treat an overdose.
  • Diphenhydramine Side Effects
    Potentially serious side effects of diphenhydramine include seizures, hallucinations, and anemia. As this eMedTV article explains, however, most side effects of this drug (such as drowsiness or fatigue) are mild and do not require medical attention.
  • Diphenhydromine
    Diphenhydramine is commonly used as an allergy medicine and sleep aid. This eMedTV resource explores other benefits of diphenhydramine and offers general warnings for this product. Diphenhydromine is a common misspelling of diphenhydramine.
  • Dipression
    Depression is a condition characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and worthlessness. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of this condition, including symptoms and treatment. Dipression is a common misspelling of depression.
  • Diseases Similar to Polio
    Several conditions (including diphtheria and myasthenia gravis) can mimic the symptoms of polio. This eMedTV Web page offers a detailed list of diseases similar to polio in signs and symptoms.
  • Disorganized Schizophrenia
    Disorganized schizophrenia is a psychological disorder characterized by unusual thought processes. As this eMedTV segment explains, disorganized thinking is a common symptom. This Web page takes a closer look at this disorder and its symptoms.
  • Disport
    Dysport is a drug that helps to treat certain types of muscle spasms and wrinkles. This eMedTV article takes a quick look at this product and provides a link to more detailed information. Disport is a common misspelling of Dysport.
  • Ditropan
    Ditropan is a drug approved to treat the symptoms of neurogenic bladder. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of Ditropan, including information on its uses, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ditropan XL
    Used to treat overactive bladder symptoms, Ditropan XL is a long-acting medication that is taken once a day. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of this drug, including how it works and what you can expect during treatment.
  • Diuril
    Diuril is a drug often prescribed to treat water retention and high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV site offers dosing information for this medication, explains how it works, and provides general warnings and precautions to be aware of.
  • Divalproex
    Divalproex is often recommended for preventing migraines or treating epilepsy or mania. This eMedTV article describes this medication in more detail, including how it works, potential side effects, what to do in cases of overdose, and more.
  • Divalproex Sodium
    If you have manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder, your doctor may prescribe divalproex sodium. This eMedTV article briefly describes this medication, including other conditions it can treat and some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Divericulitis
    When pouches form in the colon and become inflamed, diverticulitis is the result. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of this medical condition and offers a link to more information. Divericulitis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Diverticulites
    This eMedTV page briefly describes diverticulitis, a condition in which small sacs in the colon become inflamed. It also discusses causes of the condition and countries where it is common. Diverticulites is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Diverticulitis
    Diverticulitis occurs when small sacs in the colon become infected. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this condition, explaining how it can develop suddenly and without warning (which is why it's important to know the symptoms and risk factors).
  • Diverticulitis Diet Review
    Following a diverticulitis diet involves steps such as eating high-fiber foods. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at other parts of this diet, including a list of foods that are known to get caught in the diverticula.
  • Diverticulitis Symptoms
    Abdominal pain, bloating, and mild cramps are some of the common symptoms of diverticulitis. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at these and other signs and symptoms that may occur in someone with diverticulitis.
  • Diverticulitis Treatment
    Normal diverticulitis treatment usually involves taking antibiotics to reduce inflammation, but serious cases may require surgery. This eMedTV page discusses diverticular disease treatment options that are available, such as medications or surgery.
  • Diverticulosis
    People who have diverticulosis have small pouches in their colons that bulge outward through weak spots. As this eMedTV page explains, the condition itself is harmless, but if infection occurs in the pouches, it can cause pain in the lower abdomen.
  • Diverticulosis Diet
    A diverticulosis diet is often recommended by doctors to help prevent attacks. As discussed in this eMedTV resource, this diet calls for high-fiber foods, which can help ensure proper digestion and reduce diverticulitis attacks.
  • Divigel
    Divigel is a medicated gel licensed to treat hot flashes and night sweats caused by menopause. This eMedTV resource describes how Divigel works, explains how to use the gel, and provides a list of side effects that may occur with the medication.
  • Do Allergies Cause a Sore Throat?
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, allergies can cause a sore throat. This article explains how this noninfectious throat problem differs from a viral or bacterial throat infection. This page also offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Do You Have Gout?
    Sudden pain, inflammation, and redness in a joint may mean you have gout. However, as this eMedTV page explains, gout is characterized by specific symptoms. This page lists a few signs of gout and includes a link to more information on this subject.
  • Docetaxel
    Docetaxel is a medicine prescribed for treating various cancers, such as lung, breast, and prostate cancer. This eMedTV segment describes this drug's uses in more detail, explains how it works, and provides general dosing guidelines.
  • Docetaxel Side Effects
    Hair loss, anemia, and low white blood cells are among the common side effects of docetaxel. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains other common side effects, as well as more serious side effects requiring immediate medical attention.
  • Docosahexaenoic Acid
    Docosahexaenoic acid is an omega-3 fatty acid that can help with fetal and infant development. This eMedTV segment explores other benefits of this product, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before taking the supplement.
  • Docosanol
    Docosanol is a non-prescription drug commonly used to treat symptoms of cold sores and shorten healing time. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at the medication, including how it works, guidelines for those taking it, side effects, and more.
  • Does Acai Berry Work?
    As this segment from the eMedTV archives explains, there is little evidence to show that acai really works for the many claimed uses. Numerous "test tube" studies have been conducted, but this supplement has not been studied much in humans.
  • Does Acai Help You Lose Weight?
    As this segment from the eMedTV Web site explains, acai berries are claimed to be useful for promoting weight loss. However, there has been no scientific research published that indicates acai may help people lose weight.
  • Does Alli Work?
    Does Alli work? As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, studies have shown that Alli (when used in combination with dieting) helps people lose 50 percent more weight than with just dieting alone. People lose about one to two pounds weekly.
  • Does Effexor XR Have Anorexia Effects?
    Does Effexor XR have anorexia effects? This eMedTV page explains that anorexia (or a decrease in appetite or loss of appetite) affects up to 20 percent of people on Effexor XR. This page covers what to do if you develop anorexia while on Effexor XR.
  • Does Enzyte Work?
    Does Enzyte work? As this eMedTV page explains, Enzyte has never been evaluated in any clinical studies, so there is no evidence that it is effective for any use. This article further explores the effectiveness of Enzyte for "natural male enhancement."
  • Does Generic Cialis Work?
    If you've seen Web sites claiming to sell generic Cialis, you may be wondering if it works. As this eMedTV segment points out, however, there are currently no approved generic versions of this drug available for sale -- this article explains why.
  • Does Generic Levitra Work?
    If you search the Internet, you may find Web sites claiming to sell generic Levitra. But does it work? This eMedTV Web segment explains why these products are not approved generic versions of Levitra and why they may be dangerous medications.
  • Does Generic Viagra Work?
    If you search the Internet, you may find Web sites claiming to sell generic Viagra. But does it work? This eMedTV article explains why these products are not approved generic versions of Viagra and how they may be dangerous medications.
  • Does Hoodia Work?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, no studies have actually been published on the safety and effectiveness of hoodia. Until adequate studies are performed and published, it cannot be assumed that the product works for weight loss.
  • Does Hydrogen Peroxide Damage the Liver?
    Many people want to know if liver damage can occur as a result of taking hydrogen peroxide internally. This eMedTV addresses this issue, explaining that although liver damage is unlikely, taking hydrogen peroxide by IV or mouth is far from safe.
  • In-depth Information on Does Hydroxycut Work?
    As this eMedTV page explains, more research is needed to confirm the effectiveness of Hydroxycut for weight loss. This page also discusses some of the results from preliminary studies of certain ingredients in Hydroxycut.
  • Does Latisse Work?
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