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Malaria Causes - Maxair Uses

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Malaria Causes to Maxair Uses. 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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  • Malaria Causes
    As explained in this eMedTV article, infection with a parasite from the genus Plasmodium is what causes malaria. Transmission of the disease most commonly involves bites from Anopheles mosquitoes, which may carry the parasite.
  • Malaria Cure
    When the disease is treated early enough, there is medication that may be used as to cure malaria. This eMedTV segment identifies medicines that can be used to cure this disease, including chloroquine, mefloquine, and quinine.
  • Malaria Diagnosis
    The best test for malaria diagnosis is called a blood smear. This eMedTV Web page explains how a doctor diagnoses malaria, which also often involves asking the patient questions, performing a physical exam, and ruling out other conditions.
  • Malaria Incubation Period
    Typically, the malaria incubation period ranges from 10 days to four weeks in duration. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, this time between infection with malaria parasites and the onset of symptoms may range from seven days to several years.
  • Malaria Symptoms
    In cases of malaria, symptoms often include such things as fever, chills, nausea, and diarrhea. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses both mild and severe symptoms of malaria, which can include kidney failure, coma, and severe anemia.
  • Malaria Transmission
    In most cases of malaria, transmission occurs through a mosquito bite. This section of the eMedTV library explains in detail how this disease is spread, including information about the incubation period.
  • Malaria Treatment
    As this eMedTV article explains, treating malaria involves medications such as quinine. This resource identifies medications used for malaria (such as chloroquine and mefloquine) and lists factors that can affect treatment of the disease.
  • Malaria Vaccine
    There is not yet a malaria vaccine approved for humans. This eMedTV article examines the challenges inherent in developing an effective vaccine, while explaining the importance of such a vaccine in eventually controlling the disease.
  • Malaria Virus
    Infection with a parasite from the genus Plasmodium -- not a malaria virus -- causes malaria. This eMedTV article provides a definition of the term parasite and discusses the four species of Plasmodium that cause malaria among humans.
  • Malaron
    Malarone is often used for the treatment or prevention of malaria. This eMedTV resource looks at some of the dosing guidelines for this drug and provides a link to more details. Malaron is a common misspelling of Malarone.
  • Malarone
    Malarone is a drug used to treat or prevent malaria. This portion of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on how it works, safety issues to keep in mind, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Malarone and Breastfeeding
    No studies have been done on breastfeeding and Malarone (atovaquone/proguanil). However, as this eMedTV page explains, the drug is not likely to pass through breast milk in high amounts. This article offers more details on using Malarone while nursing.
  • Malarone and Pregnancy
    As a pregnancy Category C medication, Malarone may be given if the benefits outweigh the risks. This eMedTV resource offers more information on taking this antimalarial drug during pregnancy, including the results of animal studies on the topic.
  • Malarone Dosage
    When used to treat malaria, Malarone is generally taken once a day for three days in a row. This eMedTV segment goes over the guidelines for Malarone dosing, with tips on how to take it most effectively and how to decrease your risk of transmission.
  • Malarone Drug Interactions
    Warfarin, ritonavir, and rifampin are just a few of the medications that can react with Malarone. This eMedTV Web page lists several other drugs that are known to interact with Malarone, with details on the potential problems that may develop.
  • Malarone Malaria Drug
    As a prescription malaria drug, Malarone can be used to both prevent and treat the blood infection. This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of this medicine, including some of its potential side effects and what to tell the doctor prescribing it.
  • Malarone Medication Information
    This part of the eMedTV site offers some basic information on Malarone, a prescription medication used to prevent or treat malaria. This article talks about what to expect during treatment and explains why Malarone may not be suitable for certain people.
  • Malarone Overdose
    Taking an overdose of Malarone (atovaquone/proguanil) can lead to problems like vomiting and hair loss. This eMedTV selection offers more details on what to expect from an overdose with the malaria drug, including treatment options that may be used.
  • Malarone Reactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, some people develop serious skin reactions while taking the malaria drug Malarone. This resource briefly describes some of the other potential side effects of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Malarone Side Effects
    Headache, stomach pain, and muscle pain are some of the most commonly reported Malarone side effects. This eMedTV selection explores the possible reactions to this antimalarial medication, including serious problems that require prompt medical care.
  • Malarone Uses
    As this eMedTV article explains, in addition to treating malaria, Malarone is used to prevent the blood infection from occurring in the first place. This article takes a closer look at how this drug works, who can take it, and "off-label" uses.
  • Malarone Warnings and Precautions
    In some cases, Malarone has been known to cause increased liver enzymes and life-threatening skin rashes. This eMedTV page gives more warnings and precautions to be aware of before taking Malarone, explaining who should avoid the medication entirely.
  • Male Anorexia
    As this eMedTV page explains, anorexia in males is not much different from anorexia in females. This article points out how men with the eating disorder suffer from the same problems -- and how the same treatment methods are often applied.
  • Male Breast Cancer
    Male breast cancer makes up less than 1 percent of all breast cancer cases. This eMedTV article explores causes, risk factors, stages, and prognosis information for this type of cancer, which caused an estimated 460 deaths in the United States in 2005.
  • Male Breast Cancer Treatment
    Male breast cancer treatment options are similar to those for women, and include surgery and various therapies. This eMedTV article explains male breast cancer treatment options in detail, including chemotherapy and adjuvant therapy.
  • Male Breast Cancer Types
    Male breast cancer types include ductal carcinoma in situ and infiltrating ductal carcinoma. This eMedTV segment identifies the various male breast cancer types, such as inflammatory breast cancer and Paget's disease of the nipple.
  • Male Eating Disorders
    As this eMedTV article explains, an estimated 5 to 35 percent of people with eating disorders are male, and they experience many of the same problems as females. This section of the Web site provides detailed information on male eating disorders.
  • Male Incontinence
    Incontinence (or accidental leakage of urine) can occur in both women and men. This selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses male incontinence in more detail and links to other articles about urinary incontinence.
  • Male Incontinence Treatment
    This eMedTV article discusses the different options for treating incontinence in males, which range from drugs to devices to surgery. It also stresses the importance of treating this condition, which should not be a source of embarrassment.
  • Male Infertility
    Did you know that about one-third of infertility cases are due to problems in the male partner? This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at male infertility and its causes, such as age and certain medical conditions.
  • Male Infertility Causes
    Some common causes of male infertility are associated with age and health issues. This page from the eMedTV site offers a more in-depth look at what causes infertility in males, including a full explanation of each cause.
  • Malenoma
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers a brief overview of melanoma, a type of skin cancer that can spread to other parts of the body. This page also describes possible treatment options. Malenoma is a common misspelling of melanoma.
  • Maleron
    Malarone can be used both for the treatment and prevention of malaria. This eMedTV Web article briefly describes this drug and provides a link to more detailed information on it. Maleron is a common misspelling of Malarone.
  • Malerone
    Malarone is a medication used to prevent or treat malaria. This selection from the eMedTV library gives an overview of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Malerone is a common misspelling of Malarone.
  • Males and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    Males and fetal alcohol syndrome are not generally linked, but are indirectly related. This eMedTV page explains the relationship in more detail and offers tips on preventing the condition.
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma
    Malignant fibrous histiocytoma is characterized by a tumor developing in soft tissue or bone. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this rare condition, with information about its symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Diagnosis
    To help make a malignant fibrous histiocytoma diagnosis, doctors may use MRI scans, x-rays, and bone scans. This eMedTV resource describes the steps involved in diagnosing malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Information
    This eMedTV page features information on malignant fibrous histiocytoma, a condition characterized by a tumor developing in soft tissue or bone. This resource takes a quick look at common symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Prognosis
    Factors affecting the malignant fibrous histiocytoma prognosis include the location and size of the tumor. This eMedTV article highlights other factors that may have an impact on the prognosis for people with malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Symptoms
    In the case of malignant fibrous histiocytoma, symptoms may include an enlarging, painless mass. This eMedTV Web page describes other common symptoms of malignant fibrous histiocytoma, such as bone fracture, fever, and weight loss.
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Treatment
    For people with malignant fibrous histiocytoma, treatment may involve chemotherapy and surgery. This eMedTV resource discusses factors that affect treatment of malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
  • Malignant Melanoma
    Malignant melanoma, as this eMedTV resource explains, is a type of cancer affecting pigment cells -- primarily those found in the skin. Risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options associated with the condition are also discussed in this article.
  • Malignant Mesothelioma
    Malignant mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that is often the result of exposure to asbestos. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of this condition, including possible symptoms, making a diagnosis, treatment options, and more.
  • Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
    Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare cancer that affects the thin layer of tissue that covers the lungs. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this disease, including information about its risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and more.
  • Malinoma
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, melanoma is a type of skin cancer. This page explains how melanoma can spread to other parts of the body if it is left untreated. A link to more information is also provided. Malinoma is a common misspelling of melanoma.
  • Malrone
    Available by prescription only, Malarone is a medication used to prevent or treat malaria. This eMedTV segment gives an introduction to this product, with details on how it is taken. Malrone is a common misspelling of Malarone.
  • Manactra
    Menactra is a vaccine that is used to prevent invasive meningococcal diseases, such as bacterial meningitis. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of this vaccine and provides a link to more information. Manactra is a common misspelling of Menactra.
  • Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    When receiving a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, management of the condition might seem overwhelming. This eMedTV segment is here to show you that isn't the case. Several options are available, including drugs, dietary changes, and more.
  • Managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Looking for ways to better manage your chronic fatigue syndrome? This page of the eMedTV library covers the three primary areas of treatment and includes links to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Managing Diabetes
    Eating healthy foods, being active, and monitoring blood glucose levels are aspects of managing diabetes. This eMedTV resource provides additional tips for managing this condition and reducing your risk for things like stroke and kidney failure.
  • Managing GERD
    Diet and lifestyle changes, medication, and surgery are the main treatment options for managing GERD. This eMedTV resource provides a link to the full eMedTV article with more information on the topic.
  • Managing High Blood Pressure
    Losing weight, eating a healthy diet, and drinking less alcohol can help lower your blood pressure. This eMedTV segment briefly describes some methods of managing high blood pressure and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Mangoesteen
    Some people may benefit from using mangosteen medicinally. This selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses some health benefits of mangosteen and describes some potential safety precautions. Mangoesteen is a common misspelling of mangosteen.
  • Mangostan
    Mangosteen, a type of tropical fruit, may have several medicinal benefits. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of mangosteen, including information on its uses and some general precautions. Mangostan is a common misspelling of mangosteen.
  • Mangosteen
    Mangosteen is a type of fruit that may have several medicinal benefits. This eMedTV Web article offers a complete overview of this product, including information on its possible medicinal properties, potential side effects, and general safety concerns.
  • Mangosteen and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it is not known if it is safe for nursing women to use mangosteen. This article further discusses breastfeeding and mangosteen, and explains why it is not known how mangosteen might affect a nursing baby.
  • Mangosteen and Pregnancy
    There is not enough information available to determine whether mangosteen is safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV resource further discusses pregnancy and mangosteen, explaining why this "natural" product may not be safe for pregnant women.
  • Mangosteen Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, there is currently not enough quality information available to recommend a safe and effective dosage of mangosteen. This article offers more detailed dosing information, including tips on using this product.
  • Mangosteen Drug Interactions
    Currently, there are no known drug interactions with mangosteen. However, as this eMedTV page explains, this does not mean that no drugs will cause negative interactions with the product; it just means that these interactions are not yet known.
  • Mangosteen Facts
    Mangosteen is a type of fruit that may have several health benefits. This selection from the eMedTV Web library highlights several mangosteen facts, including a list of its possible medicinal properties and information on its effectiveness.
  • Mangosteen Fruit Benefits
    Treating or preventing cancer, arthritis, and eczema are possible mangosteen benefits. Mangosteen fruit, as this eMedTV page explains, is claimed to have several medicinal purposes. This page further discusses these possible health benefits.
  • Mangosteen Juice for Health Benefits
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses, some people may drink mangosteen juice for health benefits, such as preventing or treating arthritis, cancer, or diarrhea. This page lists other possible benefits of mangosteen.
  • Mangosteen Overdose
    This eMedTV Web page explains that the exact effects of a mangosteen overdose are not known. In fact, it is not known if an overdose on mangosteen is even possible. However, you should still seek prompt medical care if you have taken too much mangosteen.
  • Mangosteen Side Effects
    It is not known what side effects may occur with mangosteen. This eMedTV page explains why there is little information available about the possible side effects and describes one potentially serious side effect that may be linked to mangosteen juice.
  • Mangosteen Studies
    This eMedTV page explains that although mangosteen may have several medicinal properties, more mangosteen studies need to be done to determine whether this substance is safe or effective. This article also lists possible benefits of mangosteen.
  • Mangosteen Supplement Information
    This eMedTV page provides some basic information on mangosteen supplements, which are used to help treat or prevent arthritis and other conditions. Topics covered in this article include effectiveness, issues to discuss with your doctor, and more.
  • Mangostein
    Some people may use mangosteen medicinally to help treat or prevent conditions such as cancer and arthritis. This eMedTV Web segment describes possible benefits and safety concerns of mangosteen. Mangostein is a common misspelling of mangosteen.
  • Mangosten
    Mangosteen is a "natural" product, but it may not be safe for use by some people. This page from the eMedTV Web library explains what to tell your doctor before using mangosteen medicinally. Mangosten is a common misspelling of mangosteen.
  • Mangostene
    Because it contains several medicinal compounds, mangosteen may have potential health benefits. This eMedTV page describes several possible health benefits of mangosteen and discusses its effectiveness. Mangostene is a common misspelling of mangosteen.
  • Mangostin
    People may use mangosteen medicinally to treat a number of health conditions. This eMedTV page describes the health benefits of mangosteen and covers who should not use this fruit medicinally. Mangostin is a common misspelling of mangosteen.
  • Mangostine
    Mangosteen may help to treat or prevent a variety of health conditions, such as cancer or arthritis. This eMedTV Web resource discusses what to know before using mangosteen medicinally. Mangostine is a common misspelling of mangosteen.
  • Manic Depresion
    Manic depression is a legitimate, long-term illness that requires management throughout a person's life. This eMedTV article briefly describes the condition and links to more information. Manic depresion is a common misspelling of manic depression.
  • Manic Depression
    People suffering from manic depression experience radical shifts in mood, energy, and ability to function. This eMedTV resource discusses the cycles associated with the condition, including symptoms of manic episodes and depression episodes.
  • Manic Depression Symptoms
    In general, manic depression symptoms are characterized by dramatic mood swings. This eMedTV resource explains the symptoms of this disorder in more detail, including how they can be mistaken for other problems.
  • Manopause
    Menopause is the time in a woman's life when she stops having her period. This page on the eMedTV site explains when this usually happens and describes the changes that occur during this phase. Manopause is a common misspelling of menopause.
  • Maprotilene
    Maprotiline is a medication that can be prescribed to treat depression and anxiety related to depression. This eMedTV page explains how maprotiline works and lists possible side effects of the drug. Maprotilene is a common misspelling of maprotiline.
  • Maprotiline
    Maprotiline is a common drug licensed for treating depression. This eMedTV Web page discusses these uses in more detail, explains how the medication works, describes possible side effects that may occur, and offers links to specific information.
  • Maprotiline (Ludiomil)
    Adults with depression may benefit from maprotiline (Ludiomil). This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at this prescription medication, including a list of potential side effects. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Maprotiline Alternatives
    Common maprotiline alternatives may include other antidepressants or various therapy programs. This eMedTV page lists medication alternatives to maprotiline and describes electroconvulsive therapy, natural therapies, and psychotherapy in more detail.
  • Maprotiline and Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding women who are taking maprotiline may pass the drug to the nursing child through breast milk. This eMedTV segment explains the importance of talking to your doctor about maprotiline and breastfeeding.
  • Maprotiline and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth is a side effect that has been reported in up to 22 percent of people taking maprotiline. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on maprotiline and dry mouth, including a list of tips for dry mouth relief.
  • Maprotiline and Pregnancy
    Using maprotiline during pregnancy doesn't appear to pose health risks to the unborn child. This eMedTV article discusses maprotiline and pregnancy in more detail and explains the clinical findings on using the drug in pregnant animals.
  • Maprotiline and Suicide
    People taking antidepressants like maprotiline may experience suicidal thoughts or behavior. This eMedTV article discusses clinical findings on maprotiline and suicide, and explains who may be at a higher risk for developing suicidal behavior.
  • Maprotiline and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a side effect that may occur with the use of maprotiline. This part of the eMedTV library offers more information on maprotiline and weight gain, and explains what your doctor may recommend if weight gain occurs.
  • Maprotiline Dosing
    The recommended starting dose of maprotiline is 75 mg daily, taken all at once or in several smaller doses. This eMedTV article also offers maprotiline dosing recommendations for elderly people who are being treated for depression.
  • Maprotiline Overdose
    Symptoms of a maprotiline overdose may include drowsiness, rapid heart rate, or high fever. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible signs of a maprotiline overdose and describes treatment options that are available.
  • Maprotiline Sexual Side Effects
    Impotence and changes in libido are sexual side effects that have been reported with maprotiline. This eMedTV resource explains what treatments your healthcare provider may recommend if you develop maprotiline sexual side effects.
  • Maqui Berries
    What are maqui berries? As this eMedTV Web page explains, maqui berries are high in antioxidants and come from a certain type of tree. This article outlines some of the potential benefits of these products and offers a link to more details.
  • Maqui Berry
    Containing a high antioxidant content, maqui berries are commonly used in various health products. This eMedTV article takes a look at the claimed benefits of this fruit. It also discusses some safety precautions and explores its effectiveness.
  • Maqui Berry and Breastfeeding
    There is no reason to predict that maqui berry would cause any problems while breastfeeding. This eMedTV article offers more details on this topic and explains why it may be best to wait until you have weaned your baby before using any of these products.
  • Maqui Berry and Pregnancy
    Is it safe for pregnant women to use maqui berry? This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this question and discusses why using these products during pregnancy may not be safe. It also explains why you need to discuss potential risks with your doctor.
  • Maqui Berry Antioxidant Information
    The maqui berry is claimed to be beneficial for treating osteoarthritis and enhancing general health. This eMedTV page offers more information on maqui berry, including details on whether the antioxidant content of these products is effective in humans.
  • Maqui Berry Benefits
    Maqui berry is thought to be useful for promoting weight loss and enhancing general health. This eMedTV segment describes other claimed benefits of maqui berry, takes a look at the effectiveness of the product, and explains whether it's safe for children.
  • Maqui Berry Dosage
    There is no standard maqui berry dosage, as a wide variety of products are available. This selection of the eMedTV Web library discusses reasonable dosing guidelines and provides general warnings and precautions for those using these products.
  • Maqui Berry Drug Interactions
    There are no specific drug interactions with maqui berry known at this time. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, it is theoretically possible that maqui could interact with diabetes medications, since antioxidants can reduce blood sugar levels.
  • Maqui Berry Overdose
    At this time, it is unclear if a maqui berry overdose is possible. As this selection of the eMedTV site explains, it is also unclear how much maqui berry would result in an overdose, what effects this would have, and what treatments are most appropriate.
  • Maqui Berry Research
    As this eMedTV page explains, research on the maqui berry has not included many human studies, so there is insufficient evidence to determine the effectiveness of these products. This page explores this topic in more detail and links to more information.
  • Maqui Berry Safety
    If you have diabetes and are taking a maqui berry product, it may cause low blood sugar levels. This eMedTV Web selection outlines other important warnings related to the safety of using maqui berry products, including what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Maqui Berry Side Effects
    At this time, there are no specific side effects known to occur with maqui berry. However, as this eMedTV page explains, there is a potential for allergic reactions to these products, so seek medical care if you develop hives or trouble breathing.
  • Maranol
    People who experience loss of appetite and weight loss due to AIDS may benefit from Marinol. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of this prescription drug, with a link to more detailed information on it. Maranol is a common misspelling of Marinol.
  • Maraviroc
    Maraviroc is a prescription drug that is licensed for treating HIV and AIDS. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, describes its effects, and offers general dosing tips and precautions.
  • Maraviroc Dosing
    For adults who are not taking any other medicines, the recommended maraviroc dose is 300 mg twice daily. This eMedTV resource also offers maraviroc dosing guidelines for adults who are taking other medications and provides tips for taking the drug.
  • Maraviroc for HIV/AIDS
    People living with HIV or AIDS may benefit from the prescription drug maraviroc. This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of this medication and its uses, and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Marcobid
    Available by prescription, Macrobid is an antibiotic used to treat bladder infections. This page from the eMedTV library gives an overview of this drug and includes a link to more detailed information. Marcobid is a common misspelling of Macrobid.
  • Marena
    This eMedTV page explains that Mirena is a contraceptive device that is inserted into the uterus for up to five years. This page also discusses how Mirena works and covers some general precautions to be aware of. Marena is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Marfan -- The Disease
    This eMedTV article discusses Marfan syndrome, a disease in which the body's connective tissues are defective. This Web page talks about possible symptoms of Marfan syndrome, treatment options for the condition, and more.
  • Marfan Sydrome
    Marfan syndrome is an inheritable condition that affects the body's connective tissues. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of this condition. Marfan sydrome is a common misspelling of Marfan syndrome.
  • Marfan Syndrome
    Marfan syndrome is an inheritable condition that affects the body's connective tissues. This eMedTV segment provides more information about this syndrome, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Marfan Syndrome and the Skeletal System
    Arms, legs, fingers, and toes may be disproportionately long in people with Marfan syndrome. This eMedTV article provides more information on these characteristics and describes the link between Marfan syndrome and the skeletal system.
  • Marfan Syndrome Diagnosis
    As this eMedTV article explains, a doctor will diagnose Marfan syndrome based on the patient's medical history, physical exam, and test results. This part of the Web site talks about the specific criteria used for diagnosing this condition.
  • Marfan Syndrome Prognosis
    With an early diagnosis and appropriate treatment, the Marfan syndrome prognosis is good. This portion of the eMedTV site describes the Marfan syndrome prognosis in detail and describes the effects of current research on Marfan syndrome.
  • Marfan Syndrome Research
    As this eMedTV article explains, a current area of Marfan syndrome research focuses on finding ways to treat the complications that arise in people with the disorder. This Web page describes this and other areas of Marfan syndrome research.
  • Marfan Syndrome Treatment
    Marfan syndrome treatment can range from regular eye exams to medication to surgery. This eMedTV resource discusses several things, such as regular checkups with your doctor, that can help minimize and prevent complications of Marfan syndrome.
  • Marijuana
    Marijuana use may be another form of self-medication for teens with ADHD. Some people report it helps relieve their ADHD symptoms. However, marijuana use actually causes concentration and memory problems, along with a host of other short- and long-term problems, such as decreased motivation, difficulties in school, and breathing problems. It has also been linked to using other drugs and alcohol.
  • Marinol
    Marinol is used to stimulate the appetite in people who have AIDS. As this eMedTV segment explains, it can also be used to treat chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. This page provides a detailed look at this drug's uses, side effects, and more.
  • Marinol Abuse
    In clinical trials, participants did not show any signs of Marinol abuse; however, as this eMedTV segment explains, the drug was given at approved doses for legitimate uses. This Web page explores the drug's abuse potential in more detail.
  • Marinol and Breastfeeding
    In general, women who are breastfeeding should not take Marinol (dronabinol). This page of the eMedTV archives explains why, with a discussion on the manufacturer's recommendations on this topic and the results of studies on the drug's active ingredient.
  • Marinol and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe for a woman who is pregnant to take Marinol. However, as this eMedTV selection explains, there are situations when the drug may be prescribed. This page also describes the results when pregnant animals were given high doses of Marinol.
  • Marinol Dosage
    Various factors will determine the Marinol dosage a person is prescribed, which this eMedTV page lists. This page describes the recommend doses when starting treatment with this drug, and also offers tips to help ensure the medication's effectiveness.
  • Marinol Drug Interactions
    Various drugs can interact with Marinol; thus, you should tell your doctor about all medicines you take. This eMedTV Web page lists several different medications that can react with Marinol and describes the problems that can occur as a result.
  • Marinol for Migraines
    While not an approved use, anecdotal evidence suggests that Marinol may be effective for migraine headaches. This eMedTV article explores this topic in more depth, with information on how the drug may help treat and prevent migraines.
  • Marinol Medication Information
    This selection from the eMedTV library provides some important information on Marinol, a medication used to treat loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting related to certain medical conditions. A link for those who want to learn more is also included.
  • Marinol Overdose
    The effects of a Marinol overdose can vary in severity, from dry mouth to dizziness to seizures. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes other problems that can occur as a result of an overdose, as well as available treatment options.
  • Marinol Side Effects
    This eMedTV article provides a detailed list of reported Marinol side effects, such as drowsiness or feeling "high." Some of these are potentially serious, so this page also explains what to do if you experience any problems related to this drug.
  • Marinol Uses
    The FDA has approved Marinol for use in people with decreased appetite due to AIDS. As this eMedTV resource explains, it can also help treat chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting. Off-label uses are also discussed, as is the drug's use in children.
  • Marinol Warnings and Precautions
    If you experience a seizure while taking Marinol, stop treatment immediately and contact your doctor. This eMedTV resource provider other important safety precautions and warnings for Marinol, including who should avoid the drug altogether.
  • Marinole
    AIDS-related loss of appetite and weight loss can often be treated with Marinol. This page from the eMedTV library provides a brief overview of this drug, with a link to more in-depth information on it. Marinole is a common misspelling of Marinol.
  • Maripex
    Mirapex is a prescription drug licensed to treat Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome. This eMedTV page discusses these Mirapex uses in more detail and lists potential side effects of the medicine. Maripex is a common misspelling of Mirapex.
  • Marplan
    Marplan is a medication that is prescribed to treat depression when other antidepressants have failed. This eMedTV page explains why doctors hesitate to prescribe this drug and provides information about the product's dosing guidelines and side effects.
  • Marqibo
    A chemotherapy drug, Marqibo is approved to treat a certain type of leukemia. This Web page takes a closer look at this prescription drug, with information on specific uses, dosing tips, how it works, and potential side effects.
  • Marqibo Chemotherapy Information
    Marqibo is a prescription drug used to treat a certain type of acute leukemia in adults. This eMedTV Web selection features more information on Marqibo, including how this chemotherapy drug is administered, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
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    A healthcare provider may prescribe Marqibo to treat a certain type of acute leukemia in adults. This eMedTV page examines this prescription drug in more detail, including possible side effects. Marquibo is a common misspelling of Marqibo.
  • MARSA
    MRSA is a type of bacterial infection that usually affects the skin. This eMedTV Web segment describes what MRSA infections look like, as well as information on who is at an increased risk for these infections. MARSA is a common misspelling of MRSA.
  • Maryna
    This eMedTV article explains that Mirena is used to prevent pregnancy for up to five years at a time. This page also explains how Mirena works, lists some common side effects, and offers some general precautions. Maryna is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Mavik
    Mavik is a drug that can be used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page lists other Mavik uses (such as lowering the risk of developing congestive heart failure symptoms after a heart attack), as well as possible side effects of the drug.
  • Mavocor
    This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of Mevacor, a prescription drug used to treat and prevent several conditions related to heart disease. This page also lists side effects and general precautions. Mavocor is a common misspelling of Mevacor.
  • Maxair
    Maxair is commonly prescribed to prevent or treat bronchospasms in people with asthma or COPD. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, including approved uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Maxair Asthma Medicine
    Maxair is a prescription drug used to prevent or treat airway spasms. As this eMedTV resource explains, Maxair is not only an asthma medicine, as airway spasms can also occur in people with COPD. This medication comes in a special inhaler.
  • Maxair Autohaler
    The Maxair Autohaler is a prescription drug used to prevent or treat airway spasms. This eMedTV segment explains how the inhaler works, describes the effects of this drug, and lists conditions you should tell your doctor about before treatment begins.
  • Maxair Inhaler
    The Maxair inhaler is often prescribed to treat and prevent bronchospasms. This segment from the eMedTV Web site describes how Maxair is different from other inhalers and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using this drug.
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