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Ebola Info - Effexor XR

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Ebola Info to Effexor XR. 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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  • Ebola Info
    If you are looking for info on Ebola, this eMedTV resource is a great place to start. It describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this condition, and provides a link to more in-depth information.
  • Ebola Information
    This eMedTV segment features information on Ebola, a disease that is often fatal in humans. This article tells you what you need to know about where it occurs, what to expect, and more. Also included is a link to more details on Ebola.
  • Ebola Outbreaks
    As this eMedTV article explains, Ebola outbreaks have occurred sporadically since 1976, mostly in Africa. This portion of the Web site provides detailed information about the confirmed outbreaks that have occurred since the virus was first recognized.
  • Ebola Pictures
    This portion of the eMedTV library includes pictures of people with Ebola and the healthcare providers who are treating them. This article also includes magnified pictures of the virus that causes the disease.
  • Ebola Prevention
    Ebola prevention involves avoiding direct contact with those who are infected. This eMedTV article explains the challenges inherent in preventing Ebola and stresses the importance of using proper barrier techniques at healthcare facilities.
  • Ebola Research
    Current Ebola research includes a study on an experimental vaccine that may prevent the virus. This eMedTV article looks at research now under way to better understand and treat this disease, such as studies of new diagnostic tools.
  • Ebola Scientific Name
    As this eMedTV page explains, Ebola's name comes from a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This page covers the origin of the scientific name and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Ebola Symptoms
    This eMedTV resource lists several common symptoms of Ebola, such as fever, sore throat, weakness, and diarrhea. This Web page also explains how soon symptoms typically appear after infection and the usual cause of death.
  • Ebola Treatment
    This eMedTV segment describes aspects of treatment for Ebola, which may include antibiotics, oxygen, IV fluids, and good nursing care. It also addresses the usual outcome for people with this disease.
  • Ebola Vaccine
    An experimental vaccine has been shown to be effective against Ebola in monkeys. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, more research is needed before such a vaccine is licensed for use in humans, which could have implications for other diseases.
  • Ebola Virus
    This segment of the eMedTV archives provides a detailed overview of the Ebola virus. It explains that this virus was first recognized in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and covers how it is transmitted, where outbreaks have occurred, and more.
  • Ebola Virus Articles
    This eMedTV resource includes links to specific articles on the Ebola virus. These articles are meant to give a brief overview, covering topics such as symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Ebola Virus Facts
    Looking for facts about the Ebola virus? This part of the eMedTV site gives a brief description, explaining what the Ebola virus is, how it is transmitted, and more. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Ebola Virus Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides some basic information on the Ebola virus, the cause of Ebola hemorrhagic fever. This article looks at how the virus is transmitted and areas where it is common and includes a link to more details.
  • Ebola Virus Symptoms
    Diarrhea, fever, and severe headaches are possible symptoms of Ebola virus. This eMedTV segment lists several common symptoms that are associated with the disease, which also may include vomiting, stomach pain, and a rash.
  • EC-Naprosyn
    EC-Naprosyn is a medication commonly used to treat symptoms of arthritis. This portion of the eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at the uses for this medicine, how it works, effects, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Ecallantide
    Ecallantide is injected to relieve pain and swelling caused by sudden hereditary angioedema (HEA) attacks. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this drug, with details on how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Echinacea
    Echinacea is an herbal supplement most often used to treat or prevent the common cold or the flu. This eMedTV resource explores other possible benefits of echinacea, explains how the supplement works, and lists potential side effects of the product.
  • Echinacea and Pregnancy
    There is currently not enough scientific evidence to know if echinacea is safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV Web page provides more information on echinacea and pregnancy, and explores the safety of using the supplement while pregnant.
  • Echinacea Doseage
    A safe and effective echinacea dosage has not been established at this time. This eMedTV Web page explains why standard dosing information is not available for echinacea supplements. Echinacea doseage is a common misspelling of echinacea dosage.
  • Echinacea Side Effects
    Potential side effects of echinacea include dry mouth, diarrhea, and fever. As this eMedTV article explains, other unpredictable echinacea side effects are also possible due to contaminants (other herbs, drugs, or heavy metals) in certain products.
  • Echinacea Species
    There are several different echinacea species, but only three are used medicinally. This eMedTV article lists these three species of echinacea and explains which species you should choose when looking for an echinacea supplement.
  • Echinacea Supplement Information
    Are you looking for information on echinacea supplements? This selection from the eMedTV Web library gives a brief overview of echinacea, explaining what it is used for, possible side effects, and more.
  • Echinecea
    Echinacea is a supplement often used for treating the common cold. This eMedTV page explains what else echinacea is used for and explains what to discuss with your doctor before using the product. Echinecea is a common misspelling of echinacea dosage.
  • Ecopic Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV resource describes, an ectopic pregnancy (or tubal pregnancy) occurs when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the uterus, usually in one of the fallopian tubes. Ecopic pregnancy is a common misspelling of ectopic pregnancy.
  • Ectopic Pregnancies
    As explained in this selection from the eMedTV site, ectopic pregnancies occur when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the uterus. This article gives a brief overview of this topic, with details on symptoms, risk factors, and more.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
    With an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg does not plant itself inside the uterus, but somewhere else. This eMedTV resource discusses treatments and possible risk factors for this condition, such as sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Causes
    Transport problems within the fallopian tube may cause a fertilized egg to implant outside the uterus. This eMedTV Web page lists possible ectopic pregnancy causes, as well as risk factors that can contribute to the condition.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Diagnosis
    This eMedTV article explains the process commonly used by doctors when making an ectopic pregnancy diagnosis. Because it has symptoms also found in other conditions, doctors often rule those out as part of the diagnostic procedure.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Pain
    As this eMedTV article explains, ectopic pregnancy pain varies in location and sensation, and depends on whether the pregnancy has ruptured. The pain may be sharp and intense or dull and throbbing. Some women may not experience this symptom at all.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery
    There are two types of ectopic pregnancy surgery: laparotomy and laparoscopy. As this page of the eMedTV archives explains, if your ectopic pregnancy is not treatable with medication, surgery is recommended. The procedure is also outlined in some detail.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms
    This eMedTV article describes ectopic pregnancy symptoms, such as lower abdominal or pelvic pain and dizziness. Since these signs and symptoms are similar to those of a normal early pregnancy, it's important to see a doctor if you experience any pain.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Treatment
    An injection with a medicine called methotrexate is sometimes used as an ectopic pregnancy treatment. As this eMedTV Web page explains, surgery such as a laparoscopy or a laparotomy can also be performed for an ectopic pregnancy.
  • Eczema and Protopic
    The FDA has approved Protopic for eczema, which is a type of atopic dermatitis. This page of the eMedTV site provides some important safety precautions to keep in mind when using this ointment, which can ensure the effectiveness of the drug.
  • ED
    ED stands for erectile dysfunction. This selection from the eMedTV archives discusses this topic in greater detail, including what it is, what causes it, and how treatment is available at any age.
  • ED and Horny Goat Weed
    Horny goat weed is most often used for treating sexual problems such as ED (erectile dysfunction). This eMedTV Web page offers more information on ED and horny goat weed, and explains what other conditions can be treated with this supplement.
  • Edarbi
    Edarbi is a prescription drug licensed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of this medicine, including information on how it works to relax the blood vessels, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Edarbi Medication Information
    Edarbi is a medicine prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web library provides important information on Edarbi, including how this medication works, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Edecrin
    Edecrin is a medicine that can be prescribed to treat fluid retention. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains how the diuretic works, offers general dosage information, and describes possible side effects of the drug.
  • Edluar
    Edluar is commonly prescribed to treat insomnia in people who have difficulty falling asleep. This eMedTV resource describes the specific effects of this medication, explains how it works, offers information on when and how to take it, and more.
  • Edurant
    Available by prescription only, Edurant is a medication used in the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This page of the eMedTV site discusses what you should know before taking this drug, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Efavirenz
    Efavirenz is a medication that can be prescribed as a treatment for HIV or AIDS. This part of the eMedTV archives provides more information on the drug, including its effects, possible side effects that may occur, and dosing guidelines.
  • Efedra
    Ephedra was banned in the United States because it may cause problems, such as heart attacks and strokes. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of ephedra and covers some safety concerns associated with it. Efedra is a common misspelling of ephedra.
  • Efexer
    This eMedTV page discusses Effexor, a drug licensed to treat depression in adults. This page covers how Effexor works, how and when to take it, and conditions to let your doctor know about before taking it. Efexer is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Efexor
    Effexor is a prescription drug that is used to treat depression. This section of the eMedTV library further discusses Effexor and its effects, possible side effects, and dosing information. Efexor is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Efexor Weight Gain
    This eMedTV page lists some tips for dealing with weight gain (an infrequent side effect of Effexor), such as limiting your alcohol intake and getting regular exercise. Efexor weight gain is a common misspelling of effexor and weight gain.
  • Efexor XR
    Effexor XR is a drug used for the treatment of depression and social phobia, among other things. This eMedTV Web page covers how Effexor XR works and factors that can affect your dosage. Efexor XR is a common misspelling of Effexor XR.
  • Efexor XR Side Effects
    Among the Effexor XR side effects listed on this eMedTV page are common side effects like constipation, sweating, and nausea; and rare side effects like asthma and cataracts. Efexor XR side effects is a common misspelling of Effexor XR side effects.
  • Efexxor
    Effexor is a medication that can be prescribed to treat depression. This article on the eMedTV site describes Effexor in more detail and covers its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects. Efexxor is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Effect of Pitocin-Induced Labor on Baby
    This eMedTV segment describes some of the effects of Pitocin-induced labor on a newborn baby, such as a low heart rate, seizures, and jaundice. This article describes other possible problems that might occur and offers a link to more details.
  • Effectiveness of Campath Injections
    This page of the eMedTV site takes a look at the effectiveness of Campath injections. It describes how the drug performed in clinical trials, as well as how this product works and how it is given. A link to more information on Campath is also included.
  • Effects of Abilify
    Abilify has been shown to be effective at treating bipolar disorder and preventing symptoms from returning. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of Abilify and explains how the medication works for the treatment of schizophrenia and depression.
  • Effects of Afrin
    Afrin is an over-the-counter medicine used to treat nasal congestion caused by various conditions. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at the effects of Afrin, including why it is important not to use this drug for more than three days.
  • Effects of Ativan
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, Ativan is a prescription medication used to treat conditions such as anxiety and severe seizures. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Ativan, including details on how it affects various parts of the body.
  • Effects of Bulimia
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the effects of bulimia can be seen in the heart, skin, teeth, and psyche. This article explains how the effects are extensive and can be felt even after the disease has been successfully treated.
  • Effects of Celexa
    Celexa is a prescription drug used for treating depression and preventing relapses. This page from the eMedTV archives further describes the effects of Celexa, explains how this particular antidepressant works, and links to more information.
  • Effects of Childhood Obesity
    This eMedTV segment discusses the physical and psychological effects of childhood obesity. This page explains how the physical effects of obese children are similar to those in obese adults and describes mental effects, such as low self-esteem.
  • Effects of Cialis
    As this eMedTV page explains, Cialis is effective at treating erectile dysfunction (ED) in a variety of men, such as those with diabetes in addition to ED. This article takes an in-depth look at how Cialis performed in clinical studies.
  • Effects of Coreg
    As this eMedTV page explains, Coreg is a prescription drug used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page takes a closer look at Coreg's effects on the body, including information on how the drug works.
  • Effects of Darvocet
    Darvocet contains a narcotic pain reliever that works in the central nervous system. This part of the eMedTV Web site explains what this medication is specifically used for and describes the other beneficial effects of Darvocet.
  • Effects of Darvon
    By working in the brain and spinal cord, Darvon can help relieve pain. This eMedTV Web resource talks about Darvon's effects in the body, explaining how it works and why it is a commonly abused drug. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Effects of Diazepam
    As this eMedTV page explains, diazepam is a prescription drug used to treat conditions such as anxiety, seizures, and alcohol withdrawal. This page takes a closer look at the effects of diazepam, including detail on how it works and possible side effects.
  • Effects of Diovan
    As this eMedTV page explains, Diovan is a prescription drug used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Diovan, including information on how the medication works.
  • Effects of Etoposide
    Nausea, vomiting, and hair loss are some of the possible side effects of etoposide. This page of the eMedTV Web library outlines other potential problems associated with this prescription drug. It also provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Effects of Fentanyl Patches
    Drowsiness, slowed breathing, and pain relief are just a few of the effects of fentanyl patches. This eMedTV Web selection discusses how this medicated skin patch works and lists other effects this prescription medication can have on the body.
  • Effects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    Physical, mental, and behavioral problems are possible effects of fetal alcohol syndrome. This eMedTV page further describes these problems, as well as characteristics seen with the disorder, such as abnormal facial features and growth deficiency.
  • Effects of Fibromyalgia
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, fibromyalgia is a condition that can affect many parts of the body. This article takes a closer look at fibromyalgia and its effects, including typical symptoms that may appear in someone with the condition.
  • Effects of Furosemide
    Furosemide is a medication shown to significantly lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure. This eMedTV page explores other beneficial effects of furosemide and explains how the drug works specifically for high blood pressure and water retention.
  • Effects of Geodon
    Geodon has been shown to be effective for improving symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV resource describes the other beneficial effects of Geodon and explains how often the medication is typically taken per day.
  • Effects of High Blood Pressure
    High blood pressure can result in problems that affect the brain, kidneys, heart, and blood vessels. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of high blood pressure on these vital organs in more detail.
  • Effects of High Cholesterol
    The effects of high cholesterol due to atherosclerosis include angina, coronary heart disease, heart attack, and stroke. This eMedTV Web page provides detailed information about these and other life-threatening effects of high cholesterol.
  • Effects of Hydrocodone
    Hydrocodone is a prescription narcotic drug commonly used for pain relief. This segment from the eMedTV library discusses both the recreational and medicinal effects of hydrocodone and explains what side effects may occur with this medication.
  • Effects of Ifosfamide
    Nausea, vomiting, and hair loss are some of the possible side effects of ifosfamide. This page of the eMedTV Web library outlines other potential problems associated with this prescription drug. It also provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Effects of Januvia
    As this section of the eMedTV site points out, Januvia can lower blood sugar and produce other beneficial effects in the body. This article takes a closer look at how the drug works and discusses how it performed in clinical trials.
  • Effects of Lamictal
    As this eMedTV Web segment explains, Lamictal is a prescription medication used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Lamictal, including detail on how it affects certain parts of the brain.
  • Effects of Leprosy
    This eMedTV article discusses the effects of leprosy in detail (such as muscle weakness, a skin rash, and enlarged nerves). The article also explains factors that can affect the type of symptoms a person has and their severity.
  • Effects of Lithium
    Lithium is beneficial for treating manic episodes in people with bipolar disorder. This section of the eMedTV archives outlines the other effects of lithium and explores how the medication may work for controlling symptoms of bipolar disorder.
  • Effects of Long-Term Use of Dexamethasone
    As this eMedTV page explains, long-term use of dexamethasone can cause serious side effects. This segment discusses this topic in detail, describing the problems that can occur if this drug is taken for longer than a few weeks, with a link to learn more.
  • Effects of Lortab
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Lortab is a prescribed drug used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain in adults and children as young as two years old. This page discusses the effects of Lortab, including how it works and its potential for abuse.
  • Effects of Low Testosterone
    The specific effects of low testosterone in males will depend on their age at the time the problem began. This eMedTV page lists some of the possible effects of this condition for various age groups, including mild and severe problems that may occur.
  • Effects of Lyrica
    Lyrica is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of fibromyalgia, nerve pain, and partial seizures. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at the specific effects of Lyrica for these various medical conditions.
  • Effects of Mirena
    One of the most effective forms of birth control is Mirena, an intrauterine system (IUS). This eMedTV page describes how this drug prevents pregnancy, offers some statistics on its effectiveness, and links to more information on the device.
  • Effects of Neurontin
    As this eMedTV page explains, Neurontin is a prescription medication used to treat epilepsy and nerve pain caused by shingles. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Neurontin, including how it may work and possible side effects.
  • Effects of Nicotine Lozenge
    If you want to stop smoking, the nicotine lozenge can reduce the effects of nicotine withdrawal. This eMedTV segment explains how this product works to gradually lessen your dependence on nicotine. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Effects of OxyContin
    OxyContin is a narcotic drug that produces many different effects, including pain relief. This eMedTV Web page lists some of OxyContin's other effects, explains how the medicine works, and discusses possible off-label uses for this drug.
  • Effects of Paxil
    Paxil has been shown to be effective for treating depression in adults. This article from the eMedTV library discusses the other effects of Paxil and explains how people with various conditions responded to this drug during clinical studies.
  • Effects of Percocet
    Percocet can be used to relieve short-term pain due to a surgery, dental procedure, or injury. This eMedTV Web page discusses the effects of Percocet in more detail and describes how this medication works to treat moderate to moderately severe pain.
  • Effects of Prozac
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Prozac is a prescription medication used to treat several conditions, such as depression and OCD. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Prozac, including detail on how it treats various conditions of the brain.
  • Effects of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, rheumatoid arthritis can result in effects such as severe bone and joint damage in some people. This article discusses the topic in detail and explains why it's difficult to predict how the disease will affect someone.
  • Effects of Seroquel
    Seroquel is a prescription medication used for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. As this eMedTV page explains, studies on the effects of Seroquel have shown the drug to be effective for improving symptoms and preventing relapses.
  • Effects of Sleep Apnea
    As this eMedTV article points out, sleep apnea can have several effects on a person's life, such as causing tiredness during the day and difficulty concentrating. This Web page provides an overview of several possible effects of this disorder.
  • Effects of Spina Bifida
    The effects of spina bifida can range from minor physical problems to severe physical disabilities. This eMedTV article discusses the effects of spina bifida, which are determined by several factors involving the spinal malformation.
  • Effects of Stroke
    Paralysis, pain, and difficulties with memory and thought may occur following a stroke. This eMedTV Web page lists specific effects that stroke survivors may experience, including difficulty using language, trouble swallowing, and depression.
  • Effects of the Bubonic Plague
    Symptoms of the bubonic plague can range from diarrhea to enlarged lymph nodes to coma. This eMedTV segment describes these and other possible effects of the bubonic plague and also explains the incubation period for this disease.
  • Effects of Tramadol
    As this eMedTV article explains, tramadol is a prescription medication used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. This page takes a closer look at the effects of this drug, including information on how it works and its potential for abuse.
  • Effects of Valium
    Valium is a benzodiazepine medication that can help reduce anxiety, relax muscles, and stop seizures. This eMedTV Web page discusses the other effects of Valium and explains how this medicine works for various conditions.
  • Effects of Viagra
    Viagra improves erections in up to 88 percent of men. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of Viagra in men with diabetes or spinal cord injuries, and explains that the drug is effective, regardless of the cause or severity of erectile dysfunction.
  • Effects of Vicodin
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Vicodin is a prescription medication used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain in adults. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Vicodin, including details on how it works and its potential for abuse.
  • Effects of Zyprexa
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Zyprexa is a prescription drug used to treat conditions such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Zyprexa, including how it affects certain chemicals in the brain.
  • Effedra
    Ephedra was a supplement used for its weight loss effects, until it was banned in the United States. This eMedTV article describes the effects of ephedra and also explores the dangers of using this product. Effedra is a common misspelling of ephedra.
  • Effexer
    Effexor is a drug used to treat depression. This eMedTV page lists side effects of the prescription medicine and things to tell your doctor before taking it, as well as some possible alternatives to Effexor. Effexer is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Effexor
    Effexor is an antidepressant that is commonly used to treat depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at how this prescription drug works and how and when to take it -- and also lists some potential Effexor side effects.
  • Effexor 100 mg Tablets
    Out of the five different strengths available for Effexor, 100 mg tablets are the highest strength. This eMedTV resource lists other available Effexor strengths and explains what the recommended starting dosage is for the treatment of depression.
  • Effexor 25 mg Tablets
    Effexor comes in five different strengths, ranging from Effexor 25 mg tablets to 100 mg tablets. This eMedTV segment lists all the other strengths available for this medication and offers Effexor dosing guidelines for the treatment of depression.
  • Effexor 75 mg Tablets
    The usual starting Effexor dosage is 75 mg total per day, divided into two or three smaller doses. As this eMedTV Web page explains, the highest recommended dose is 225 mg total per day, which can be taken as three Effexor 75 mg tablets.
  • Effexor and Breastfeeding
    Most doctors tell their patients that it is okay to breastfeed while taking Effexor. As this eMedTV page explains, any decision you make about Effexor and breastfeeding should be a shared decision between you and your doctor.
  • Effexor and Fibromyalgia
    Effexor can be used "off-label" to treat fibromyalgia. This eMedTV Web page discusses previous studies on Effexor and fibromyalgia, and explains that more research is needed on whether Effexor is a safe and effective fibromyalgia treatment.
  • Effexor and Hair Loss
    This page on the eMedTV site explains that if you're experiencing hair loss with Effexor, you should let your healthcare provider know so that other options can be considered. As this article explains, hair loss is a rare side effect of this medication.
  • Effexor and Impotence
    Sexual side effects may occur with Effexor, and impotence is one affecting up to 6 percent of male patients. This eMedTV Web page defines impotence and discusses possible treatment options that your healthcare provider may recommend.
  • Effexor and Insomnia
    Certain side effects may occur with the use of Effexor, and insomnia occurs in about 22 percent of people. This eMedTV page contains a list of insomnia symptoms and describes how improving sleep habits can help cure insomnia.
  • Effexor and Migraine Headaches
    In some cases, a healthcare provider may prescribe Effexor to help prevent migraines. This eMedTV resource offers a discussion on Effexor and migraine headaches, including information on when a doctor may prescribe Lexapro for this use.
  • Effexor and Sex Drive
    Effexor is a prescription antidepressant that can cause a number of sexual side effects. This eMedTV Web page offers more information about Effexor and sex drive problems, and explains how common these sexual symptoms appear to be.
  • Effexor and Suicide
    Is there a link between Effexor and suicide? This eMedTV article looks at the FDA's warning on antidepressants and suicidal behavior, and explains how your healthcare provider should monitor you carefully when you first start taking Effexor.
  • Effexor and Ultram
    This eMedTV page explains that if you combine Ultram and Effexor, you may have an increased risk of potentially dangerous side effects. This page describes in more detail these potential side effects, which can include seizures and serotonin syndrome.
  • Effexor and Weight Gain
    Of the known side effects seen with Effexor, weight gain occurs in at least 1 percent of people. This eMedTV page lists tips for dealing with weight gain, such as getting regular exercise, limiting alcohol intake, and eating a heart-healthy diet.
  • Effexor and Weight Loss
    Side effects may occur with Effexor, and weight loss is one of the most commonly reported problems. This eMedTV article explains that people lose an average of one to two pounds when they first begin treatment with this medication.
  • Effexor Antidepressant
    Effexor, an antidepressant, is approved for the treatment of depression in adults. This article from the eMedTV library explains how Effexor works, describes its effects, and provides a list of side effects that may occur with this antidepressant.
  • Effexor Dangers
    As with any antidepressant, Effexor may increase the risk of suicidal thinking or behavior. This eMedTV resource discusses other potential Effexor dangers and provides a list of possible side effects that may occur with this medication.
  • Effexor Dosage
    For people with depression, the starting dosage of Effexor is 75 mg daily. This eMedTV page also lists the highest recommended dose for most people (225 mg daily) and some factors that can affect your dosage (such as other drugs you're taking).
  • Effexor Drug Information
    Effexor belongs to a class of antidepressants known as serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. This eMedTV article provides more Effexor drug information, including important warnings and potential side effects of the medication.
  • Effexor Drug Side Effects
    Nausea, constipation, and body weakness are side effects that may occur with Effexor. This eMedTV article lists other possible Effexor drug side effects, including rare but potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Effexor ER
    This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses Effexor XR, a prescription medication used for the treatment of depression and a number of anxiety disorders in adults. Effexor ER is a common misinterpreted name for Effexor XR.
  • Effexor for Depression
    Doctors often recommend the prescription medication Effexor for depression. This segment from the eMedTV Web site explains how Effexor works, describes the effects of the medicine, and explores potential side effects of this antidepressant.
  • Effexor Medication
    Effexor is a prescription drug commonly used for treating depression. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how Effexor medication works, describes the effects of this antidepressant, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Effexor Medicine
    As this part of the eMedTV site explains, Effexor is a medicine used to treat depression. This article provides a brief overview of this antidepressant, with information on side effects, how to take it, and more.
  • Effexor Oral
    Effexor is a prescription drug licensed to treat depression in adults. As this eMedTV page explains, it is a type of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that works by balancing certain chemicals in the brain. Effexor comes in oral tablet form.
  • Effexor Overdose
    This eMedTV article offers a list of Effexor overdose symptoms that may occur if you take too much of the drug, including increased heart rate or reduced blood pressure. This page also lists various treatment options for an Effexor overdose.
  • Effexor Risks
    Effexor may worsen glaucoma, high blood pressure, and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page explores other potential Effexor risks and offers more information about the possible side effects that may occur with this medication.
  • Effexor RX
    Effexor XR is an extended release drug used to treat depression in adults. As this eMedTV resource explains, it is also used to treat a number of anxiety disorders. Effexor RX is a common misspelling of Effexor XR.
  • Effexor Sexual Side Effects
    A few examples of Effexor sexual side effects include impotence, a decreased sex drive, and priapism. This eMedTV page covers other sexual side effects that may potentially occur with Effexor, how often they occur, and treatments a doctor may suggest.
  • Effexor Side Effects
    Anxiety, yawning, and loss of appetite are a few common Effexor side effects. This part of the eMedTV library also covers rare side effects, such as cataracts and anemia, and side effects you should report to your doctor, such as hallucinations.
  • Effexor SR
    This eMedTV segment discusses the extended release medicine Effexor XR, which is manufactured by Wyeth. Effexor XR is used to treat various anxiety disorders and depression. Effexor SR is a common misinterpreted name of Effexor XR.
  • Effexor Substitute
    You might consider an Effexor substitute if you do not respond well to this particular medication. As this eMedTV article explains, common Effexor alternatives include other medications, therapy, electroconvulsive therapy, and alternative therapies.
  • Effexor Tablets
    Effexor is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of depression in adults. As this eMedTV segment explains, it belongs to a class of antidepressants called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. Effexor comes in the form of tablets.
  • Effexor Weight Change
    In clinical trials with Effexor, weight change was reported as a common side effect. As this eMedTV resource explains, some people experienced weight gain, while others lost an average of one to two pounds while taking Effexor.
  • Effexor Withdraw
    Insomnia, agitation, and anxiety are potential symptoms of an Effexor withdrawal. This eMedTV article explains what your healthcare provider will do to reduce your risk of a withdrawal. Effexor withdraw is a common misspelling of Effexor withdrawal.
  • Effexor Withdrawal
    Symptoms of Effexor withdrawal can include agitation, anxiety, tiredness, and irritability. This eMedTV Web page describes how a healthcare provider will try to minimize the risk of these symptoms occurring in someone who is stopping Effexor.
  • Effexor Withdrawl
    Common Effexor withdrawal symptoms may include insomnia, dizziness, and headache. This eMedTV page lists other possible symptoms and explains how to help prevent a withdrawal. Effexor withdrawl is a common misspelling of Effexor withdrawal.
  • Effexor XL
    Effexor XR is a prescription drug that is used to treat depression and a number of anxiety disorders. This eMedTV Web page discusses how the drug works and its potential side effects. Effexor XL is a common misinterpreted name for Effexor XR.
  • Effexor XR
    Effexor XR is a drug that is used to treat depression and anxiety disorders. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains how this prescription medicine works, and also discusses Effexor XR side effects, general dosing information, and off-label uses.
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