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Norvasc Generic - Oral Polio Vaccine

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Norvasc Generic to Oral Polio Vaccine. 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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  • Norvasc Indications
    Norvasc indications include using the drug to treat high blood pressure and certain types of angina. This eMedTV segment discusses these and other uses of Norvasc, including the treatment of migraines and cluster headaches.
  • Norvasc Information
    Are you looking for information about Norvasc? As this eMedTV article explains, Norvasc is a calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure and other conditions. This resource gives a brief overview and provides a link to more details.
  • Norvasc Interactions
    Several drugs have the potential to interact with Norvasc, including rifampin and isoniazid. This eMedTV selection offers more information on drugs that can react with Norvasc and explains how to reduce your risk of complications.
  • Norvasc Medication
    As explained in this eMedTV article, the prescription medication Norvasc is used to treat high blood pressure. This Web resource gives an overview of this drug, listing other uses and exploring how it works.
  • Norvasc Medicine
    High blood pressure and angina are two of the conditions that can be treated with Norvasc. This eMedTV Web resource takes a quick look at Norvasc, with details on how to take it and what to expect during treatment with this prescription medicine.
  • Norvasc Negative Side Effects
    Norvasc side effects may include headache, nausea, and abdominal pain. This page on the eMedTV site lists other possible Norvasc negative side effects, both common and rare, and describes how frequently they occur.
  • Norvasc Other Uses
    This eMedTV article explains that although Norvasc is typically used to treat high blood pressure, other uses of Norvasc can include treatment of conditions such as Raynaud's syndrome and heart failure. This page covers the "off-label" uses of this drug.
  • Norvasc Side Affects
    Common side effects of Norvasc include heart palpitations, fatigue, and swelling. This page on the eMedTV Web site briefly discusses some of the possible side effects of this drug. Norvasc side affects is a common misspelling of Norvasc side effects.
  • Norvasc Side Effects
    Common Norvasc side effects may include fatigue, dizziness, and swelling. As this eMedTV resource explains, there are also more serious, but rare, Norvasc side effects that may occur, including dry mouth, insomnia, and hot flashes.
  • Norvasc Sideeffects
    Side effects of Norvasc can range from swelling and fatigue to vomiting and sexual problems. This eMedTV segment offers a list of side effects that can occur with Norvasc. Norvasc sideeffects is a common misspelling of Norvasc side effects.
  • Norvasc Tab
    As this eMedTV page explains, Norvasc tablets are licensed for several uses, such as treatment of high blood pressure, angina, and coronary artery disease. This page lists other uses for the Norvasc tab and offers an overview of how the drug works.
  • Norvasc Uses
    As this eMedTV article explains, regular use of Norvasc can help lower blood pressure, reduce risks that occur with long-term high blood pressure, and ease angina. This page discusses these approved uses in detail, including how the medication works.
  • Norvask
    Norvasc is a drug that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina, and other conditions. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Norvask is a common misspelling of Norvasc.
  • Norvesc
    Norvasc is a drug that is approved for the treatment of angina, high blood pressure, and other conditions. This eMedTV resource briefly discusses this drug and provides a description of how it works. Norvesc is a common misspelling of Norvasc.
  • Norvir
    Norvir is often prescribed as a "booster" drug to increase the level of other HIV medicines in the blood. This eMedTV article explains how Norvir is used, describes the effects of the medication, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Norwegian Scabies
    Norwegian scabies is a more severe form of the skin infestation caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. This eMedTV Web page explains who usually gets the disease, how it is spread, possible symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Novalog
    NovoLog is a prescription drug used for controlling blood sugar in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article describes the effects of NovoLog and explains what forms this drug comes in. Novalog is a common misspelling of NovoLog.
  • Novalog Side Effects
    Potential NovoLog side effects include low blood potassium and injection site reactions. This eMedTV segment also lists signs of low blood sugar (a potentially serious side effect). Novalog side effects is a common misspelling of NovoLog side effects.
  • Novantrone
    Novantrone is a drug licensed to treat various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis and certain cancers. This eMedTV page provides more details on this prescription drug, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Novolin R
    Novolin R is a short-acting, non-prescription insulin approved for controlling blood sugar after meals. This eMedTV resource features an overview of Novolin R, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • NovoLog
    NovoLog is a rapid-acting insulin approved for treating type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains how and when to use NovoLog, describes the effects of the medication, and lists potential side effects to look out for during treatment.
  • NovoLog Mix 70/30
    NovoLog Mix 70/30 is a medication approved to control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. This eMedTV page describes how this medication works; lists possible side effects that can occur; and explains how, when, and where to inject the insulin.
  • NovoLog Side Affects
    Injection site reactions and low blood sugar levels are possible side effects of NovoLog. This eMedTV article also lists signs of potentially serious NovoLog side effects. NovoLog side affects is a common misspelling of NovoLog side effects.
  • NPH Insulin
    An intermediate-acting diabetes drug, NPH insulin is used to control blood sugar in people with diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how NPH insulin works and offers more information on the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • NSAID Drugs
    This part of the eMedTV Web site explores NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). This article explains what they are, how they work, and more. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • NSAIDs
    NSAIDs are drugs used to treat a number of conditions that cause pain and inflammation. This page on the eMedTV Web site covers specific uses of NSAIDs, their possible side effects, and what to tell your healthcare provider before taking these drugs.
  • NSAIDs Side Effects
    Nausea, diarrhea, and gas are a few common side effects of NSAIDs. This eMedTV page also covers serious side effects (like chest pain and slurred speech) and explains that if you experience these or other problems, you should call 911 right away.
  • Nucynta
    A controlled substance, Nucynta is a prescription drug used for the treatment of acute pain. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this pain reliever, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Nuelasta
    Neulasta is a prescription injection that is used to help prevent infections due to chemotherapy. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Neulasta and lists possible side effects that may occur. Nuelasta is a common misspelling of Neulasta.
  • Nuerontin
    Neurontin is a prescription drug used to treat certain types of seizures and postherpetic neuralgia. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at the drug, with information on dosing, side effects, and more. Nuerontin is a common misspelling of Neurontin.
  • Nulasta
    Neulasta is a prescription drug that is used for preventing infections in people undergoing chemotherapy. This eMedTV resource offers a brief overview of Neulasta and its effects and possible side effects. Nulasta is a common misspelling of Neulasta.
  • NuLYTELY
    Available by prescription only, NuLYTELY is a laxative prescribed to cleanse the bowels before a colonoscopy. This eMedTV page further describes this drug, with information on how it works, when and how to take it, safety precautions, and more.
  • Nupogen
    Neupogen is a medication licensed to prevent infections due to chemotherapy or bone marrow transplants. This eMedTV article explains what else Neupogen is used for and links to more detailed information. Nupogen is a common misspelling of Neupogen.
  • Nurontin
    Both postherpetic neuralgia and a certain type of epileptic seizure can be treated with Neurontin. This eMedTV Web page takes a brief look at how the drug works, dosing information, and available forms. Nurontin is a common misspelling of Neurontin.
  • Nursing Mother Birth Control
    Hormonal, nonhormonal, and natural methods are possible forms of birth control for mothers who are nursing. This eMedTV Web article further discusses various forms of contraception that are safe and effective for women to use while breastfeeding.
  • Nuva Ring
    NuvaRing is a flexible ring that is inserted vaginally once a month to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV resource describes NuvaRing in more detail, explains how it works, and links to more information. Nuva Ring is a common misspelling of NuvaRing.
  • Nuva Ring and Weight Gain
    It's possible to gain weight while using NuvaRing. This eMedTV segment offers more information on NuvaRing and weight gain, and explains what you can do if you gain weight. Nuva Ring and weight gain is a common misspelling of NuvaRing and weight gain.
  • Nuva Ring Side Effects
    Common NuvaRing side effects may include headache, weight gain, and sinus infection. This eMedTV page also describes potentially serious problems that require medical attention. Nuva Ring side effects is a common misspelling of NuvaRing side effects.
  • NuvaRing
    NuvaRing is a hormonal birth control method that comes in the form of a flexible vaginal ring. This eMedTV page discusses how NuvaRing works, describes how to insert the ring, and explains what you should know before using this form of contraception.
  • NuvaRing and Breastfeeding
    Generally, combined contraceptives like NuvaRing are not recommended for breastfeeding women. This eMedTV page offers more information on this topic and describes the problems that may occur if you use this drug while breastfeeding.
  • NuvaRing and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, NuvaRing should not be used during pregnancy. This article takes a closer look at why this product should be avoided during pregnancy and provides information on what to do if you become pregnant while using it.
  • NuvaRing and Weight Gain
    As with most hormonal contraceptives, NuvaRing may cause weight gain. This page from the eMedTV site provides more information on this topic, and includes a list of suggestions for helping to control your weight.
  • NuvaRing Drug Interactions
    Nafcillin, warfarin, and selegiline are some of the medicines that may interact negatively with NuvaRing. This eMedTV resource lists other medicines that may cause NuvaRing drug interactions and describes the potentially adverse effects.
  • NuvaRing Side Effects
    Most people tolerate NuvaRing well, but possible problems include nausea, headache, and sinus infection. This eMedTV article also lists potentially serious side effects of NuvaRing that should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Nuvigil
    Nuvigil is a prescription drug that is used to treat excessive sleepiness due to certain sleep disorders. This eMedTV article lists these specific sleep disorders, describes the effects of Nuvigil, and explains how and when to take the medicine.
  • Nystatin
    Nystatin is an antifungal medicine used to treat thrush, yeast diaper rash, and other fungal infections. This eMedTV article describes how the drug works, explains what forms it comes in, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Nystatin Cream
    Topical forms of nystatin (cream, ointment, and powder) are often used to treat yeast diaper rashes. This eMedTV article explains what other nystatin products are currently available and describes how this medicine works for fungal infections.
  • Nystatin for Diaper Rash
    For the treatment of diaper rash, nystatin (an antifungal medication) may be prescribed. This Web page from the eMedTV archives includes general information on when and how to use antifungal ointments and creams for treating diaper rash.
  • Nystatin Ointment
    As this eMedTV article explains, nystatin comes in ointment, cream, powder, tablet, vaginal tablet, and liquid forms. This Web page explains what nystatin products are used for, offers dosing information, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Nystatin Oral Suspension
    There are two different oral forms of nystatin (oral solution and tablets). This Web page from the eMedTV site explains what oral nystatin products are used for and provides tips on how to safely and effectively use these products.
  • Nystatin Powder
    As this eMedTV article explains, skin products containing nystatin (powder, cream, or ointment) are often used for treating fungal infections that occur on the surface of the body, such as yeast diaper rash or fungal infection of the feet.
  • Nystatin Side Effects
    Burning, itching, and rash are possible side effects of nystatin skin products. This article from the eMedTV Web site also lists side effects that have been reported with the oral forms of nystatin, as well as with nystatin vaginal tablets.
  • Nystatin Swish and Swallow
    The oral solution form of nystatin is often referred to as "nystatin swish and swallow." As this eMedTV segment explains, people commonly refer to the product by this name because you should swish the solution around your mouth before swallowing it.
  • Obesity and Diabetes
    This eMedTV page explains that people with a BMI of 40 or higher have seven times the risk of developing diabetes, compared to people who are at a healthy weight. This page explores the link between diabetes and obesity in detail, with tips on prevention.
  • Obesity and Exercise
    It is important for people who are overweight to incorporate exercise into their daily lifestyle. This eMedTV resource explores exercise and obesity, explaining ways of starting an exercise program and offering tips on staying active.
  • Obesity and Heart Disease
    There is a strong relationship between heart disease and obesity. This segment of the eMedTV archives explains the link between the two and provides tools to help you determine if you are overweight or obese.
  • Obesity Calculator
    You can measure body fat using a calculator, which computes body mass index (BMI). This eMedTV page offers an obesity calculator that allows you to enter your weight and height to measure your BMI and explains how to interpret the results.
  • Obesity Chart
    Calculating a person's body mass index (BMI) is an accurate way to measure body fat. This eMedTV segment explains how to calculate your BMI, provides an obesity chart for children and adults, and discusses how to interpret the results.
  • Obesity Epidemic
    Is obesity an epidemic in the United States? This eMedTV segment gives a brief description of what obesity is, who is affected, and how common it is. This article also includes a link to more in-depth information on obesity.
  • Obesity Help
    When trying to determine your options for getting obesity help, you should start by talking to your doctor. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at when it may be time to lose weight and offers tips on what to look for in a weight loss program.
  • Obesity Prevention
    Obesity prevention is often a matter of lifestyle choices. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that balancing the amount of "calories-in" versus "calories-out," along with regular physical activity, are effective ways to combat obesity.
  • Obesity Problems
    As this eMedTV article explains, obesity can cause several health-related problems, such as certain cancers, sleep apnea, and strokes. This page discusses these and other problems, and explains how often they occur in people who are obese.
  • Obesity Statistics
    There are more than 160 million adult Americans (66.3 percent) who are considered overweight or obese. This eMedTV page takes a detailed look at several obesity statistics, including how often obesity causes health problems and who is most affected.
  • Obesity Surgery
    This eMedTV article explains that obesity surgery may be an option for people who have failed at nonsurgical approaches to weight loss, or for those who have health conditions due to obesity. This page also describes the various surgeries available.
  • Object Permanence
    As this eMedTV page discusses, babies who are around 8 months old achieve a developmental milestone known as object permanence. This page further describes this ability for babies to understand that even though something is hidden, it still exists.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    Obsessive-compulsive disorder is often characterized by urgent, frequent hand-washing or other rituals. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this condition, including how it is diagnosed, how it can be treated, and other symptoms that may occur.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Information
    Are you looking for information on obsessive-compulsive disorder? This eMedTV article is a great place to start. It gives a brief overview of this illness, with details on common symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Symptoms
    As this eMedTV page explains, the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder vary from episodes of minor anxiety to frequent thoughts of violence. This page lists other signs and symptoms, and explains the difference between obsessions and compulsions.
  • OCD
    OCD is an illness in which a person is constantly bombarded with unwanted obsessions and compulsions. This eMedTV article explains obsessive-compulsive disorder in detail, including causes, symptoms, and available treatments.
  • OCD in Children
    As this eMedTV page explains, if left untreated, OCD in children can lead to drug abuse, low self-esteem, and problems in school. The page also offers treatment information, including tips for parents of children with the condition.
  • OCD Treatment
    The most effective OCD treatment usually involves a combination of medications and behavioral therapy. This eMedTV resource explains how antidepressants are used and also includes tips on how to make treatment more effective.
  • Ocella
    Ocella is a generic oral contraceptive that is used to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV resource explores how Ocella works, describes how to use this birth control pill, and explains what you should be aware of before using this form of contraception.
  • Ocella Birth Control Information
    This eMedTV Web presentation dicusses the use of Ocella for birth control. Information includes its dosing, side effects, warnings, precautions, and possible drug interactions.
  • Ocella Side Effects
    Common Ocella side effects may include abdominal pain, diarrhea, and vaginal discharge. This eMedTV Web page contains a more detailed list of possible side effects of the drug, including potentially serious ones that require medical attention.
  • Ocuflox
    As a prescription eye drop, Ocuflox helps treat bacterial infections of the eye, such as pink eye. This eMedTV article describes this drug in more detail, taking a look at how it works, its dosing information, and possible side effects that may occur.
  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravies
    As this eMedTV page explains, ocular myasthenia gravis is characterized by eye muscle weakness that increases during activity. This page provides an overview of the topic. Ocular myasthenia gravies is a common misspelling of ocular myasthenia gravis.
  • What Is Ocular Myasthenia Gravis?
    Ocular myasthenia gravis is a condition that can cause eye weakness that increases during activity. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of this condition, including information on its symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Ocular Rosacea
    Ocular rosacea is a skin condition that often results in eye irritation. This part of the eMedTV library talks about this condition in greater detail, including possible causes, a list of common symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Ocuvite PreserVision -- Drug Information
    This eMedTV article offers some basic information on Ocuvite PreserVision, a drug used to treat macular degeneration. This Web page covers how it is used, they type of macular degeneration it is approved to treat, and more.
  • Ofatumumab
    Available by prescription only, ofatumumab is a drug used for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how this chemotherapy medication works, provides dosing information, describes potential side effects, and more.
  • Off-Pump CABG
    As this eMedTV page explains, a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) can be performed off-pump or with a traditional bypass. This segment explains when this procedure is performed and what it is designed to achieve, with a link to more information.
  • Ofloxacin
    Ofloxacin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed overview of this medication, with information on the various forms, how it works, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ofloxacin Eye Drops
    If you have a certain type of corneal ulcer, your doctor may recommend ofloxacin ophthalmic solution. This eMedTV Web article explores ofloxacin eye drops, explaining what they are used for and listing a few of the potential side effects.
  • Ogen
    Ogen is a prescription medication most commonly used for treating menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource covers other uses of the drug and offers a more in-depth look at its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Olanzapina
    Olanzapine is a drug that is used for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more information. Olanzapina is a common misspelling of olanzapine
  • Olanzapine
    Olanzapine is a medication that is used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an overview of olanzapine, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, olanzapine (Zyprexa) is approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This article takes a quick look at this medication and includes a link to more in-depth information.
  • Olanzapine Side Effects
    Possible side effects of olanzapine can include insomnia, weight gain, and drowsiness. This eMedTV page covers these and other side effects that may occur, including serious side effects to report to your doctor (such as a high fever).
  • Olanzepine
    Olanzapine is a drug that is used for the treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This eMedTV article gives an overview of olanzapine effects, dosing guidelines, and overdose symptoms. Olanzepine is a common misspelling of olanzapine.
  • Olanzipine
    This eMedTV page explains that olanzapine (a drug used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia) works by affecting certain chemicals in the brain. This page offers a brief overview of this drug. Olanzipine is a common misspelling of olanzapine.
  • Olex
    Olux is a medicated foam prescribed to treat eczema, psoriasis, or other skin problems. This page of the eMedTV Web library describes how this medication works and lists potential side effects. Olex is a common misspelling of Olux.
  • Olmesartan
    Olmesartan works to relax the blood vessels and increase blood flow in people with high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how the drug does this. The available strengths, side effects, and treatment options are also discussed.
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil
    As this eMedTV segment explains, olmesartan medoxomil is a prescription drug licensed to treat high blood pressure. This article briefly describes how often it is taken, what to avoid during treatment, and more. Also included is a link to more details.
  • Olux
    Olux is a type of steroid prescribed to treat skin conditions like dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis. This eMedTV Web selection offers a complete overview of this medicated skin foam, including specific uses, how it works, how to apply it, and more.
  • Olux Foam
    A doctor may prescribe Olux foam to treat certain skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis. This eMedTV segment describes how this medicine works to relieve itching and inflammation. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Olux-E
    As this eMedTV page explains, applying Olux emollient foam (Olux-E) to the affected areas of the skin twice daily can help relieve itching and inflammation caused by dermatitis, eczema, and other skin conditions. A link to more details is also included.
  • Omalizumab
    Omalizumab is used to treat allergic asthma attacks as well as chronic hives with an unknown cause. This eMedTV page examines this prescription drug, explaining how it works, tips to ensure a safe treatment process, potential side effects, and more.
  • Omega-3
    Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutritional components necessary for normal growth and development. This eMedTV segment describes other benefits of omega-3, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects of the supplements.
  • Omega-3 Benefits
    Studies show that omega-3 may be beneficial for the heart and vascular system. This eMedTV article discusses other omega-3 benefits, including possible benefits for mental health, weight loss, and pregnancy or childhood development.
  • Omega-3 Dose
    Several factors help determine an omega-3 dose. As this page from the eMedTV Web site explains, omega-3 dosing is based on why you are taking it, how much you already get from food, and the type of omega-3 fatty acid (ALA, DHA, or EPA).
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    Omega-3 fatty acids are important components of the human diet that provide numerous benefits. This eMedTV article describes the benefits of omega-3 supplements, explains how they work, and explores the effectiveness of these products.
  • Omega-3 Side Effects
    Potential omega-3 side effects include nausea, diarrhea, and indigestion. This eMedTV Web page lists other side effects that may occur with omega-3 fatty acid supplements, including serious ones that may indicate that you should stop taking them.
  • Omega-3 Supplements
    If your diet is not providing enough omega-3 fatty acids, you may be interested in taking a supplement. This eMedTV resource talks about supplementing your diet with this important macronutrient, including side effects to be aware of.
  • Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters
    Omega-3-acid ethyl esters is a prescription fish oil product used for treating very high triglycerides. This eMedTV page describes the effects of omega-3-acid ethyl esters, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists its possible side effects.
  • Omeprasol
    This eMedTV page explains how the prescription drug omeprazole works to treat certain conditions of the esophagus, intestines, and stomach. This page also lists potential side effects of the drug. Omeprasol is a common misspelling of omeprazole.
  • Omeprazol
    As this eMedTV article explains, omeprazole is a prescription drug used to treat conditions related to the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. This page also offers general precautions of the drug. Omeprazol is a common misspelling of omeprazole.
  • Omeprazole
    Omeprazole is a drug used to treat conditions such as ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This eMedTV article explains how this prescription medicine works to reduce acid in the stomach and discusses its uses and potential side effects.
  • Omeprazole Capsules
    Omeprazole is used for treating certain conditions related to the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. This eMedTV Web page discusses specific uses of this medication and explains what side effects may occur with omeprazole capsules.
  • Omeprazole Magnesium
    Ulcers and frequent heartburn are two of the conditions that can be treated with omeprazole magnesium. This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at this medication, including how it works and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Omeprazole OTC
    Omeprazole OTC is a nonprescription medication approved for treating frequent heartburn. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medicine works, provides important dosing tips and precautions, and lists potential side effects.
  • Omeprazole Side Effects
    In the case of omeprazole, side effects that may occur include things such as headaches and diarrhea. This eMedTV article discusses some of the possible side effects and explains which ones you should report to your healthcare provider right away.
  • Omnicef
    Omnicef is an antibiotic commonly used to treat bacterial infections, such as tonsillitis or strep throat. This eMedTV segment explains what else the drug is used for, how it works to rid infections, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Omnicef 300 mg Capsules
    A doctor may prescribe 300 mg Omnicef capsules twice daily to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV page further discusses Omnicef dosing guidelines, including the factors that may affect your dosage and tips on using this medication.
  • Omnicef Antibiotic
    This eMedTV Web resource discusses important information on Omnicef, an antibiotic used for treating various bacterial infections, such as pneumonia and sinus infections. This page also explains why Omnicef may not be suitable for some people.
  • Omnicef Side Effects
    Common side effects of Omnicef may include vomiting, headache, and yeast infection in women. This eMedTV resource lists other side effects that can occur, including potentially serious symptoms, such as watery diarrhea, hives, or wheezing.
  • Omperazole
    This eMedTV resource gives an overview of omeprazole, a drug used to treat conditions of the stomach, esophagus, and intestines. This page describes how the drug works and what to do if you overdose. Omperazole is a common misspelling of omeprazole.
  • Ondansetron
    Ondansetron helps to prevent nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. This eMedTV page takes a look at how ondansetron works to block serotonin, and also lists possible side effects and general dosing guidelines for the drug.
  • One Week Pregnant
    When you're one week pregnant, you're not actually pregnant. As this eMedTV article explains, week one of pregnancy begins with your period. This Web page explains how due dates are calculated and discusses healthy habits to adopt before conception.
  • Onglyza
    The prescription drug Onglyza is used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. This article from the eMedTV library describes the benefits of this product, explains how it works, and offers information on when and how to take this medication.
  • Only Symptom Sore Throat
    If you have a viral infection, a sore throat may be the only symptom. However, as this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, that same virus may cause several other symptoms, such as a cough, runny nose, or nasal congestion.
  • Onsolis
    Onsolis is a prescription narcotic used to treat pain that breaks through around-the-clock pain medicine. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at the drug, including details on how it works, possible side effects, general precautions, and more.
  • Ontak
    As a type of chemotherapy drug, Ontak is approved for treating certain types of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. This eMedTV resource features an overview of this medicine, including possible side effects, dosing information, and links to more details.
  • Opana ER
    Available by prescription only, Opana ER is a drug licensed for long-term, around-the-clock pain relief. This eMedTV page presents a description of important features of this medicine, including how it works, abuse potential, side effects, and more.
  • Open Angle Glaucoma
    Open angle glaucoma (the most common type) is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. This eMedTV Web page describes this condition in detail, with information on possible symptoms, risk factors, treatment options, and more.
  • Open Carpal Tunnel Release
    Open carpal tunnel release involves cutting the carpal ligament to examine the tendons for damage. This eMedTV segment explains how this procedure is performed, including information on the possible removal of synovial coverings.
  • Open Heart Surgery
    Open heart surgery is a procedure that is used to improve the blood supply to the heart. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this procedure, including how it is performed, possible complications, and more.
  • Open Heart Surgery Complications
    Possible complications from open heart surgery can range from nausea to stroke to loss of life. This page of the eMedTV site outlines several minor and major open heart surgery complications and offers information on how often they occur.
  • Open Heart Surgery Infections
    Minor skin infections and major infections in the chest cavity are possible with open heart surgery. This eMedTV Web segment describes these possible open heart surgery infections and how they are treated.
  • Open Heart Surgery Recovery
    After open heart surgery, recovery time will vary from patient to patient. This page of the eMedTV site discusses your time in the hospital and explains what you should do and what you should avoid during the recovery process.
  • Optivar
    Optivar is a prescription medicine licensed to treat itchy eyes caused by allergies. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of this drug, including information on how the eye drops work, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to use them.
  • Optivar Eye Drops
    As this page of the eMedTV Web site discusses, Optivar eye drops may be prescribed to relieve itchy eyes caused by allergies. This page also describes how Optivar works, lists possible side effects, and provides some general dosing guidelines.
  • OPV
    Oral polio vaccine (OPV) uses live but weakened poliovirus to prevent polio. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at the vaccine, including information on its history, safety, effectiveness, and alternatives.
  • Oracea
    Oracea is a prescription medicine used for treating inflammatory lesions that occur with rosacea. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists potential side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Oracea for Rosacea
    Doctors often prescribe Oracea to treat inflammatory lesions associated with the skin condition rosacea. This eMedTV resource describes how the drug works to treat rosacea and briefly explains when and how to take Oracea.
  • Oracea Side Effects
    Common side effects of Oracea include diarrhea, sinus irritation, and nose or throat pain. This eMedTV article lists other common side effects and also explains which problems are potentially serious and should be reported to your doctor.
  • Oracia
    Oracea is a medication often prescribed to treat inflammatory lesions caused by rosacea. This eMedTV article discusses Oracea's uses in more detail and explains what side effects may occur with this medicine. Oracia is a common misspelling of Oracea.
  • Oral Contraceptive Side Effects
    Common side effects of oral contraceptives may include headaches, acne, and spotting between periods. This eMedTV segment also explains how the hormone content in these products plays a role in determining which side effects are likely to occur.
  • Oral Contraceptives
    Oral contraceptives are prescription pills that are taken to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page explains how this form of contraception works, describes the various types of pills available, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Oral Health
    Good oral health is important for everyone at every age. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, it's especially important for pregnant women and newborns. This article takes an in-depth look at taking care of your mouth.
  • Oral Polio Vaccine
    Oral polio vaccine, which contains live but weakened poliovirus, helped rid the United States of polio. As this eMedTV page explains, however, its use in the United States has been discontinued. This page includes statistics on the vaccine's effect.
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