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Gonorrhea Complications - HDL

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Gonorrhea Complications to HDL. 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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  • Gonorrhea Complications
    Gonorrhea complications discussed in this eMedTV article include pelvic inflammatory disease (in women) and epididymitis (in men). Other gonorrhea complications, although rare, include infections of the joints, heart valves, or brain.
  • Gonorrhea Info
    If you are looking for info on gonorrhea, this eMedTV segment is a great place to start. It gives a brief overview of this sexually transmitted disease (STD) and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Gonorrhea Symptoms
    As this eMedTV article explains, gonorrhea symptoms (such as fever and discharge) usually appear within 2 to 10 days after sexual contact with an infected partner. However, symptoms can take up to 30 days after sexual contact to appear.
  • Gonorrhea Test
    As explained in this eMedTV article, you can test for gonorrhea in a number of ways, such as through a urine test. This article lists the other types of tests used to make a diagnosis and explains when you should talk to your doctor about being tested.
  • Gonorrhea Transmission
    This eMedTV page describes how gonorrhea transmission occurs and factors that increase the risk. For example, gonorrhea transmission can occur from mother to baby during a vaginal delivery or through contact with the penis, vagina, mouth, or anus.
  • Gonorrhea Treatment
    As this eMedTV page explains, treating gonorrhea usually involves antibiotics -- these are necessary to avoid serious complications. This article covers the types of treatment available and explains what happens if the condition is left untreated.
  • Gonorrhoea
    Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease that can result in serious problems if left untreated. This eMedTV page describes some of these possible complications and explains how the STD is spread. Gonorrhoea is a common misspelling of gonorrhea.
  • Good Cholesterol
    The term "good cholesterol" refers to high-density lipoprotein (HDL). This eMedTV resource provides an overview of good and bad cholesterol and explains how improving your HDL levels can lower your risk of heart disease.
  • Good Cholesterol Levels
    Despite popular belief, just having a healthy total cholesterol is not enough to ensure good health. This eMedTV resource explains why good cholesterol levels for HDL and LDL are actually more important than total cholesterol levels.
  • Good Cholestoral
    This eMedTV Web article offers a brief overview of HDL, a type of "good" cholesterol that the body needs to function properly. This page also explains how HDL works in the body. Good cholestoral is a common misspelling of good cholesterol.
  • Good Cholestrol
    HDL, or "good" cholesterol, helps remove excess "bad" cholesterol from the blood. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief description of HDL and explains what are considered normal HDL levels. Good cholestrol is a common misspelling of good cholesterol.
  • Good Foods to Lower Trygliceride Levels
    Fish and fish oil supplements can help lower triglyceride levels. This eMedTV page explains how to create a diet to lower triglycerides. Good foods to lower trygliceride levels is a common variation and misspelling of diet to lower triglycerides.
  • Good Sleep Habits
    As this eMedTV article explains, exercising during the day, going to sleep at the same time each night, and avoiding caffeine late in the day are some of the habits that can help you get better sleep. This page offers other good tips for improving sleep.
  • Goserelin
    If you have advanced prostate or breast cancer, you may benefit from the goserelin acetate implant. This eMedTV page offers more information on these implants, including how they work and possible side effects. A link to more details is also included.
  • Goserelin Acetate 3.6-Mg Implant
    As this eMedTV article explains, goserelin acetate implants are used in the treatment of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and other conditions. This page explains when the 3.6-mg strength of goserelin acetate implants is prescribed and how it works.
  • Goserelin Acetate Implant
    The goserelin acetate implant is a prescription drug used in the treatment of prostate and breast cancer. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including how it works to decrease hormone levels, other uses, possible side effects, and more.
  • Gout
    Gout occurs when too much uric acid builds up in the body. This eMedTV article provides information on how often this condition occurs and who it affects, and also outlines the four stages (including asymptomatic hyperuricemia and acute gout).
  • Gout and Uric Acid
    This selection from the eMedTV archives explains the connection between high levels of uric acid and the development of gout. It addresses a few other risk factors for this condition and includes a link to more information on this subject.
  • Gout Diagnosis
    This eMedTV segment explains why it can be difficult to diagnose gout. The article also covers some of the tests and procedures that a healthcare provider may use when making a diagnosis, including a blood test to look at uric acid levels.
  • Gout Diet
    A diet for people with gout aims to reduce the amount of uric acid in the body. As this eMedTV article explains, gravy, liver, and trout are a few of the foods to avoid if you have gout. Fruits and diary are among the foods you can eat as desired
  • Gout Disease
    High levels of uric acid can lead to the disease gout, which causes painful inflammation in the joints. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of this condition, describing possible symptoms, treatment options, and how diet affects it.
  • Gout Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, gout is a disease that often causes pain, stiffness, and inflammation in the joints. This article gives a brief overview of this condition and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Gout in Ankle
    Different locations in which a person can experience signs of gout include the ankle, knee, or big toe. This eMedTV segment describes possible symptoms of this condition, other areas of the body they affect, and the goals of treatment.
  • Gout in Foot
    As this eMedTV page explains, one of the body parts that can be affected by gout is the foot, including the ankle, big toe, or instep. This article describes possible symptoms of gout, what causes them, the goals of treatment, and more.
  • Gout Information
    This segment of the eMedTV archives provides important information on gout, which is a type of arthritis. This page discusses some of the symptoms, what causes it, and the goals of treatment, with a link to an in-depth article on this condition.
  • Gout Medications
    Commonly prescribed medicines for gout include NSAIDs and colchicine. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at the products that are used to treat gout and to prevent future attacks of gout.
  • Gout Medicine
    This eMedTV resource briefly describes the different gout medicines used to both treat and prevent attacks. It also explains why these medications are not combined in the early stages of treatment and includes a link to more information.
  • Gout Pain Relief
    Some medicines are used to provide relief from the pain of gout attacks; others are used to prevent attacks. This eMedTV article takes a look at these different types of drugs, explains treatment for gout, and links to more information on this topic.
  • Gout Prevention
    Some of the ways to prevent gout include exercising regularly and eating a healthy, well-balanced diet. This eMedTV offers an overview of prevention strategies, as well as a list of risk factors for gout.
  • Gout Relief
    The selection from the eMedTV library describes the different ways of providing relief from gout symptoms. It discusses the types of drugs used and the different approaches to treating gout, and also includes a link to more information on this topic.
  • Gout Remedies
    Medications are among the most common gout remedies, as this page of the eMedTV Web site explains. This page describes the goals of treatment, discusses a few of the drugs used to treat gout, and links to more information on this subject.
  • Gout Risk Factors
    Being male, being overweight, and drinking too much alcohol are some of the risk factors for gout. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at these risk factors and explains the importance of keeping uric acid levels from getting too high.
  • Gout Symptoms
    Joint swelling and a sudden onset of intense joint pain are a few common gout symptoms. This eMedTV page covers common places where signs and symptoms of this condition occur (such as the big toe) and factors that can trigger an acute gout attack.
  • Gout Treatments
    The first step in treating gout is making an accurate diagnosis. This eMedTV page lists drugs commonly used as treatments, including NSAIDs (which treat acute gout) and allopurinol (which can prevent future gout attacks).
  • Gouty Arthritis
    Gouty arthritis (also known as gout) can occur when increased levels of uric acid build up in the blood. This eMedTV page gives statistics on how often this form of arthritis occurs and who it affects, and also covers its symptoms and diagnosis.
  • Gradasil
    Gardasil is a vaccine used to protect females (age 9 to 26) from certain types of human papillomavirus. This eMedTV Web article further discusses Gardasil uses and lists possible side effects of the drug. Gradasil is a common misspelling of Gardasil.
  • Gralise
    Available by prescription, Gralise is a drug used to treat nerve pain that occurs after having shingles. This eMedTV resource discusses how the medication works, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and available strengths.
  • Gram Negative Staph
    Staphylococcus ("staph") is a gram-positive bacterium that is commonly found in healthy people. This eMedTV article explains this type of bacteria in more detail and explains what can happen in the case of a staph infection.
  • Granisetron
    Granisetron is a medicine used for preventing nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or radiation. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works, offers dosing information, and explains what you should know before taking the medicine.
  • Grape Seed Extract
    Grape seed extract is used medicinally for several conditions, many related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV article explains how the supplement works, explores its effectiveness, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Grape Seed Extract Dosage
    A safe, effective grape seed extract dosage has not been established at this time. This eMedTV page discusses reasonable dosing for this supplement, including information on what doses were used in clinical trials and how to find a reliable product.
  • Grape Seed Extract Information
    Are you looking for information on grape seed extract? This selection from the eMedTV Web library gives a brief overview of this product, explaining what grape seed extract is used for, possible side effects, and more.
  • Grapefruit and Digoxin
    This eMedTV page explains that if you are taking digoxin and eat grapefruit, it may increase the amount of digoxin in your body and increase your risk for serious side effects. This article explains what your doctor may advise to avoid this interaction.
  • Grapefruit Juice and Zocor
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, grapefruit juice and Zocor can interact with each other to raise the levels of Zocor in the blood and increase the risk of developing a serious, potentially life-threatening muscle problem.
  • Grass Pollen Allergy
    Although a grass pollen allergy is hard to prevent, it's not as common as you might think. This eMedTV article describes this type of allergy in detail, including types of grasses that cause it, prevention strategies, and more.
  • Graves' Disease
    An autoimmune condition, Graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States. This eMedTV selection provides an overview of this condition, including information on its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
  • Graves' Disease and Pregnancy
    If you are expecting, it's important to receive proper care for Graves' disease. This segment of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on pregnancy and Graves' disease, explaining the dangers of inadequately treating this thyroid condition.
  • Graves' Disease Definition
    Graves' disease is an autoimmune condition that frequently causes hyperthyroidism. This part of the eMedTV site gives a more in-depth definition of Graves' disease, with information on why it occurs, who it affects, and possible symptoms.
  • Graves' Disease Diagnosis
    A TSH test is one of the most important tests used to make a Graves' disease diagnosis. As this eMedTV page explains, however, several other tests may also be used. This article takes a closer look at how this condition is diagnosed.
  • Graves' Disease Information
    Are you looking for information on Graves' disease? This part of the eMedTV site takes a quick look at this autoimmune condition, with details on common symptoms, treatment options, and more. Also included is a link to more information.
  • Graves' Disease Symptoms
    Common symptoms of Graves' disease include anxiety, nervousness, goiter, and rapid heart rate. This part of the eMedTV Web library describes several other signs of this condition, including those affecting the eyes and skin.
  • Graves' Diseases Side Effects
    Anxiety, mood swings, and fatigue are a few of the possible symptoms that may indicate Graves' disease. This eMedTV Web article lists other possible side effects (or symptoms) of Graves' disease and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Graves' Eye Disease
    As this eMedTV article explains, Graves' disease can affect not only the thyroid, but the eyes and skin as well. This article takes a closer look at this condition's effects on the eyes and explains how these Graves' disease symptoms are treated.
  • Green Tea
    Available in the form of beverages and supplements, green tea appears to provide many health benefits. This eMedTV page further explores these benefits, discusses the effectiveness of the tea for various uses, and lists its potential side effects.
  • Green Tea and Pregnancy
    Since green tea contains caffeine, it may not be safe for all pregnant women. This page from the eMedTV library contains more information about green tea and pregnancy, and describes the problems that may occur if the tea is consumed during pregnancy.
  • Green Tea Extract
    Green tea extract is often taken as a dietary supplement to help with weight loss. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other common uses for this product and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Green Tea Side Effects
    Potentially serious side effects of green tea include rapid heart rate, anxiety, and arrhythmia. This eMedTV segment lists some of the product's more common side effects that are merely bothersome but usually not serious (such as nausea or insomnia).
  • Green Tee
    Green tea appears to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties. This eMedTV segment describes green tea products in more detail and discusses the potential benefits of the tea. Green tee is a common misspelling of green tea.
  • Guafenesin
    Chest congestion can often be relieved with the medication guaifenesin. This segment of the eMedTV library provides a brief overview of this drug, with a link to more in-depth information. Guafenesin is a common misspelling of guaifenesin.
  • Guafenisen
    Guaifenesin is a common ingredient in many cough and cold products, and makes coughs more productive. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of this nonprescription medication. Guafenisen is a common misspelling of guaifenesin.
  • Guafenisin
    Guaifenesin is an expectorant that works to make coughs more productive. This selection from the eMedTV site takes a brief look at this drug, with a link to more detailed information. Guafenisin is a common misspelling of guaifenesin.
  • Guafinesin
    Guaifenesin is a common medication used to make coughs more productive. This eMedTV Web page explains how it does this, discusses the various forms, and describes general dosing guidelines. Guafinesin is a common misspelling of guaifenesin.
  • Guaifenesen
    Chest congestion can often be relieved with the drug guaifenesin because it makes coughs more productive. This eMedTV segment briefly describes how this medication works and dosing guidelines. Guaifenesen is a common misspelling of guaifenesin.
  • Guaifenesin
    Guaifenesin is used in many different products to help loosen phlegm and make coughs more productive. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on the different strengths and forms, safety precautions, side effects, and more.
  • Guaifenesin and Breastfeeding
    For the most part, guaifenesin is probably safe for breastfeeding women, although, as this eMedTV article explains, the matter should be discussed with a healthcare provider. This page explains why and offers a few other safety precautions to consider.
  • Guaifenesin Dosage
    Various factors will affect the guaifenesin dosage a person should take, which this eMedTV segment lists. This article also provides detailed dosing guidelines for adults and children and offers helpful tips to ensure a safe, effective treatment process.
  • Guaifenesin for Fibromyalgia
    Only one study has looked at treating fibromyalgia with guaifenesin, and the results were inconclusive. This eMedTV page explains that much more research is needed on this topic, but does offer tips for those considering the drug as a possible treatment.
  • Guaifenesin Medication Information
    This segment of the eMedTV Web site provides important information on the medication guaifenesin, including what it is designed to treat and how the drug works. This page also describes a few safety concerns to be aware of before taking it.
  • Guaifenesin Side Effects
    Although most people have no problems with guaifenesin, side effects can occur. This eMedTV page discusses various adverse reactions that are possible with this drug, such as drowsiness, as well as those that require medical care, such as kidney stones.
  • Guaifenesin Syrup
    One of the most common forms of guaifenesin syrup is Robitussin, a drug used to relieve chest congestion. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of guaifenesin, with information on how it works, who can take it, and more.
  • Guaifenesin Tablets
    Both syrup and tablet forms of guaifenesin can be used to relieve chest congestion. However, as this eMedTV page explains, the amount a person takes will vary, based on which form is used. This page lists the typical doses and how often the drug is taken.
  • Guaifenesin Uses
    The primary purpose of guaifenesin is to make mucus and other bronchial secretions easier to cough up. This eMedTV segment discusses these and other guaifenesin uses in more detail, with information on how the medicine works and its use in children.
  • Guaifenisen
    The expectorant guaifenesin is often used to break up bronchial secretions so they are easier to cough up. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of the drug and offers a link to more information. Guaifenisen is a common misspelling of guaifenesin.
  • Guaifensin
    Chest congestion can often be relieved by taking guaifenesin, an expectorant that comes in two forms. This eMedTV segment lists these forms, discusses other uses, and describes a few safety concerns. Guaifensin is a common misspelling of guaifenesin.
  • Guarana
    Guarana is a plant from the Amazon that is often used as an energy supplement or a weight loss aid. This eMedTV Web page describes guarana in more detail and offers information on its effectiveness, safety, and potential side effects.
  • Guarana Dosage
    Currently, there is no dosage of guarana that has been established as safe and effective. As this eMedTV page explains, the maximum safe dose depends on several factors, such as how you respond to caffeine and the caffeine content in your guarana product.
  • Guarana Side Effects
    Common side effects of guarana may include restlessness, increased urination, and nausea. As this eMedTV segment explains, since there are high levels of caffeine in the supplement, side effects are usually associated with caffeine consumption.
  • Guarana Weight Loss Pills
    Some people take guarana pills in an attempt to lose weight quickly -- but does this actually work? This eMedTV article addresses this question, with details on the active ingredient in guarana and possible side effects.
  • Guardasil
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Gardasil is used for preventing several conditions caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), including cervical cancer and genital warts. This page also lists side effects. Guardasil is a common misspelling of Gardasil.
  • Guiafenesin
    The drug guaifenesin is used to thin mucus and other bronchial secretions so they are easier to cough up. This eMedTV resource discusses possible off-label uses, available forms, and dosing. Guiafenesin is a common misspelling of guaifenesin.
  • Guide To Feeding Infants
    Infant feeding guidelines cover a baby's nutritional needs from birth to one year of age. This eMedTV article provides a general guide for feeding infants, including information on when to start certain foods.
  • Gurd
    GERD is a condition that causes frequent heartburn, indigestion, and other symptoms. This eMedTV page explains why GERD occurs and lists potential complications that may occur if the condition is left untreated. Gurd is a common misspelling of GERD.
  • Gurd Symptoms
    Common GERD symptoms include heartburn, chest pain, and acid indigestion. This page from the eMedTV library lists other common symptoms of GERD, as well as rare symptoms that sometimes occur. Gurd symptoms is a common misspelling of GERD symptoms.
  • H2 Blockers
    H2 blockers are used to treat conditions such as gastric ulcers, peptic ulcers, and erosive esophagitis. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of these products and their uses, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • H5N1
    While the H5N1 virus doesn't usually infect people, 130 human cases have been reported since January 2004. This eMedTV resource discusses this virus in detail, including where it is prevalent, how it spreads, and preparations against a pandemic.
  • H5N1 Virus
    The H5N1 virus does not usually infect people. As this page of the eMedTV library explains, human cases are due to direct contact with infected poultry or contaminated surfaces. Health officials are monitoring H5N1, however, in case of outbreak.
  • Haart Attack
    A heart attack happens when the supply of blood and oxygen to part of the heart is blocked. This eMedTV page lists some of the risk factors for heart disease and describes symptoms that may occur. Haart attack is a common misspelling of heart attack.
  • Haart Disease
    Heart disease occurs as a result of plaque buildup in the coronary arteries. This eMedTV Web page describes symptoms of heart disease and explores various treatment options for the condition. Haart disease is a common misspelling of heart disease.
  • Haddach
    Headaches are caused when certain nerves are stimulated by triggers such as stress or muscle tension. This eMedTV page explains the various types of headaches and lists some serious symptoms of headaches. Haddach is a common misspelling of headaches.
  • Haedache
    Headaches occur when various triggers stimulate pain-sensitive nerves in the head, face, mouth, or neck. This eMedTV page discusses how common headaches are and when to report headaches to your doctor. Haedache is a common misspelling of headaches.
  • Haemophilia
    Hemophilia is a rare, inherited blood disorder. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at hemophilia, including information about how the disorder is diagnosed and treated. Haemophilia is a common alternate spelling of hemophilia.
  • Haemophilus Influenzae
    Haemophilus influenzae type b disease is also known as Hib disease. As this eMedTV article explains, it is a bacterial illness that can cause a potentially fatal brain infection in children. This page discusses the disease in detail.
  • Hair Loss (Alopecia Areata)
    Many diseases can lead to hair loss, and alopecia areata is one of them. This eMedTV briefly describes alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease that stunts hair growth. This page offers an overview of the disorder, including its causes and prognosis.
  • Hair Loss After Pregnancy
    Telogen effluvium is a medical condition that causes hair loss after pregnancy. This page of the eMedTV site discusses this condition in more detail, including how frequently it affects women after pregnancy and how you can help minimize this hair loss.
  • Hair Loss and Amiodarone
    Some people who are undergoing treatment with amiodarone may experience hair loss. This eMedTV Web selection explains why this side effect of the medication is rare. It also offers a link to more information on other possible adverse reactions.
  • Hair Loss and Rogaine Treatments
    There are several treatments for hair loss, including medications like Rogaine. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at using Rogaine for this purpose, including details on how the drug works and specific uses in men and women.
  • Hair Loss From Celexa
    In rare cases, people taking Celexa may experience hair loss. As this eMedTV segment explains, hair loss occurs in 1 in 100 to 1 in 1,000 people who take the medication. This article explains what to do if hair loss occurs while taking this drug.
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
    Hairy cell leukemia occurs when cancer cells develop in the blood and bone marrow. This section of the eMedTV library provides an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms, tests used to detect the disease, and treatment.
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia Cancer
    This eMedTV Web page gives a brief overview of hairy cell leukemia, a form of cancer that most typically affects older males. This article tells you what you need to know about symptoms, how the disease got its name, and more.
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia Treatment
    This eMedTV Web page describes treatment options for hairy cell leukemia, including watchful waiting, biological therapy, chemotherapy, and surgery. This article discusses each of these treatment options in detail.
  • Halabetasol
    A doctor may prescribe halobetasol to treat eczema, dermatitis, or various other skin problems. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief overview of this skin medicine, including some general dosing tips. Halabetasol is a common misspelling of halobetasol.
  • Halaven
    Halaven is a prescription medicine given intravenously (by IV) to treat late-stage breast cancer. This eMedTV library offers a detailed look at this chemotherapy drug, including how it works, when it is used, dosing information, and side effects.
  • Halbetasol
    Halobetasol is a medicine licensed to treat psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, and various other skin problems. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of this drug and provides a link to more information. Halbetasol is a common misspelling of halobetasol.
  • Halbetasol Cream
    As this eMedTV article explains, halobetasol cream and ointment are prescribed to treat certain skin conditions. This page covers how this medicine works and lists possible side effects. Halbetasol cream is a common misspelling of halobetasol.
  • Halbetasol Propionate
    As this eMedTV page explains, halobetasol is prescribed to treat certain skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis. This page covers how this drug works and lists side effects. Halbetasol propionate is a common misspelling of halobetasol propionate.
  • Halceon
    Halcion is a prescription drug used to treat insomnia. This eMedTV segment explains how Halcion works, lists available strengths of the drug, and describes the factors that may affect your dosage. Halceon is a common misspelling of Halcion.
  • Halcinonide
    Halcinonide is prescribed to treat psoriasis, eczema, and various other skin conditions. This eMedTV article describes how this skin medicine works to treat itching and inflammation, discusses dosing guidelines, and lists possible side effects.
  • Halcinonide Cream
    A doctor may prescribe halcinonide cream to treat skin problems like dermatitis, psoriasis, and eczema. This eMedTV article describes how this skin cream works to relieve itching and inflammation. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Halcion
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Halcion for the short-term treatment of insomnia. This eMedTV article covers general information on Halcion, including how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Halcion Abuse
    Halcion is a type of drug that can become addictive if used for long periods of time or in high doses. This eMedTV page describes some signs of Halcion abuse (such as hallucinations and seizures) and explains what to do if you are addicted to Halcion.
  • Halcion Overdose
    It is possible to overdose on Halcion. This eMedTV resource highlights some of the potential symptoms of a Halcion overdose (such as breathing problems and seizures) and also describes possible treatment options that are available.
  • Halcion Side Effects
    Drowsiness, headaches, and nausea are among the most common Halcion side effects. This selection from the eMedTV Web site outlines common and rare side effects seen with this drug, as well as those that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Haldol
    Haldol is a prescription drug that is approved to treat several conditions, such as psychotic disorders. This eMedTV article explains the other uses of Haldol, outlines potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Haldol (Haloperidol) Drug Information
    Haldol is a medication often prescribed to treat schizophrenia and various other conditions. This eMedTV article contains more drug information on Haldol (haloperidol), including important warnings and precautions, and a list of potential side effects.
  • Haldol and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Haldol as a pregnancy Category C drug, meaning it may not be safe during pregnancy. This eMedTV page provides detailed information about Haldol and pregnancy, including what to do if you become pregnant while taking Haldol.
  • Haldol Drug Information
    This eMedTV page provides some basic information on Haldol, a drug used to treat several behavioral problems and psychotic disorders. Topics included in this article include specific uses, possible side effects, and issues to discuss with your doctor.
  • Haldol Injection
    Available in many forms (including an injection), Haldol is a drug used to treat certain behavior problems. This eMedTV article explains how often the injectable form of the medicine is administered and takes a look at how the product works.
  • Haldol Oral
    As this eMedTV article explains, the oral forms of Haldol are typically taken two to three times a day. This Web page explains what Haldol is used for, describes how the medication works, and offers information on how often this drug is typically taken.
  • Haldol Side Effects
    Drowsiness, nausea, and an increased sex drive are a few common side effects of Haldol. As this eMedTV segment explains, while most side effects of the drug are minor, problems like seizures or unusual body movements may require immediate medical care.
  • HalfLytely Bowel Prep
    As this eMedTV page discusses, HalfLytely and Bisacodyl works to prep the bowel for a colonoscopy by causing frequent bowel movements. This page covers how this drug works and explains why it is important for your bowels to be empty before this procedure.
  • HalfLytely for People With Kidney Problems
    As this eMedTV article explains, people with certain medical conditions, such as kidney problems, may have an increased risk for problems when using HalfLytely and Bisacodyl before a colonoscopy. This page describes some of the problems that may occur.
  • Halidol
    This eMedTV page explains that Haldol can treat behavior problems and psychotic disorders by affecting a certain brain chemical. This page describes some precautions and potential side effects with the drug. Halidol is a common misspelling of Haldol.
  • Haliperidol
    Haloperidol is a drug used to treat several conditions, such as psychotic disorders and behavior problems. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works and lists factors that may affect your dose. Haliperidol is a common misspelling of haloperidol.
  • Halobetasol
    Available only with a prescription, halobetasol is a medicine used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions. This eMedTV page presents an in-depth look at halobetasol, including skin problems it is approved to treat, dosing tips, side effects, and more.
  • Halobetasol Propronate Cream
    A doctor may prescribe halobetasol to treat eczema, dermatitis, or other skin problems. This eMedTV article covers specific uses of the drug and links to more details. Halobetasol propronate cream is a common misspelling of halobetasol propionate cream.
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    Halog is a prescription steroid that is applied to the skin to relieve eczema and other skin problems. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of this topical medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Halog Cream
    Halog is a prescription steroid that is applied to the skin to relieve eczema and other skin problems. This eMedTV resource presents a brief overview of this medicated cream, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Halog Ointment
    If you have psoriasis, eczema, or dermatitis, a doctor may prescribe Halog ointment. This eMedTV resource provides a brief description of what this product is used for and how it works. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
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    Haloperidol is a prescription medication that is used to treat psychotic disorders and behavior problems. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of haloperidol, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Hardening of the Arteries
    Hardening of the arteries (arteriosclerosis) refers to the hardening and thickening of blood vessels. This eMedTV article examines the conditions that cause hardened arteries, such as atherosclerosis (a buildup of plaque on the artery walls).
  • Hart Attack
    A heart attack occurs when the supply of blood and oxygen to an area of heart muscle is blocked. This eMedTV page lists symptoms of a heart attack and explains what treatments are available. Hart attack is a common misspelling of heart attack.
  • Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism
    This eMedTV page explains that the most common cause of hypothyroidism is Hashimoto's, which is an autoimmune condition that destroys the thyroid gland. This Web page provides a brief overview of this condition and offers a link to more information.
  • Having Sex While Pregnant
    Do you have questions about having sex while pregnant? This part of the eMedTV Web site is a great place to start. It gives a brief overview of this topic and includes a link to more detailed information.
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  • Hay Fever
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  • HCA
    HCA is a substance often found in diet pills and weight loss supplements. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed overview on HCA, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • HCTZ
    HCTZ is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat fluid retention and control high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at HCTZ and its effects, potential side effects, and dosage information.
  • HCTZ Diuretic
    A prescription diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) is used to treat hypertension and water retention. This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of this drug, including how it works and common side effects.
  • HCTZ Side Effects
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  • HDL
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