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Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) - Plague Incubation Period

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) to Plague Incubation Period. 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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  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
    If your child has a delay in communication skills, they may have a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). This eMedTV page lists examples of pervasive developmental disorders and discusses some of the characteristic symptoms.
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder Treatment
    This eMedTV article discusses options to treat pervasive developmental disorder in detail and explains factors that affect which options a doctor may recommend. Choices range from specialized education to social support to medications.
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders
    Pervasive developmental disorders include autism, Asperger syndrome, and childhood disintegrative disorder. This eMedTV article discusses these disorders in detail, including symptoms and the importance of early intervention.
  • Pet Allergy
    Many people believe pet allergies are triggered by the fur of cats and dogs. However, as this eMedTV article explains, the major pet allergens are actually proteins in the saliva of animals. This resource talks about this type of allergy in detail.
  • Pets and Pregnancy
    Pets (such as cats, dogs, and turtles) may present certain risks to a fetus. This eMedTV resource discusses risks that relate to pregnant women with pets, and provides tips for reducing these risks (such as avoiding cat litter boxes).
  • Pexeva
    Pexeva is a medication licensed to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other conditions. This eMedTV resource gives an overview of this drug, including information about how it works, how to take it, and possible side effects.
  • Peyronie's
    With Peyronie's disease, a plaque develops on the upper or lower side of the penis. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses this condition in detail, including possible causes and treatment options.
  • Peyronie's Disease
    Peyronie's disease involves a plaque that develops on the penis in the layers containing erectile tissue. This eMedTV resource explains how pain and lack of flexibility associated with the disease can affect sexual intercourse and treatment options.
  • Peyronie's Disease Cure
    At this point, there is no Peyronie's disease cure. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, the condition may improve in some men without treatment. This article describes current treatment recommendations for Peyronie's disease, such as surgery.
  • Peyronie's Disease Treatment
    As this eMedTV page explains, the goal of Peyronie's disease treatment is to help patients stay sexually active, which some men manage without treatment. This page covers the treatment options for this condition, such as surgery and experimental methods.
  • Peyronie's Disease Treatment Options
    Among current Peyronie's disease treatment options, surgery is usually reserved for severe cases of the condition. This eMedTV resource discusses various Peyronie's disease treatment options, including experimental treatments that are being studied.
  • Peyronie's Treatment
    In severe cases of the disease, Peyronie's treatment may require surgery. This eMedTV article discusses in detail these surgical options, as well as experimental treatments, such as steroids and radiation therapy.
  • Peyronies Desease
    Men with Peyronie's disease develop a plaque on the penis. This eMedTV article describes possible symptoms, such as reduced flexibility and sexual problems, and treatment options. Peyronies desease is a common misspelling of Peyronie's disease.
  • Pharyngitis
    Pharyngitis, or a sore throat, is one of the most common reasons people seek medical attention. This eMedTV Web article provides a complete overview of what causes this condition, how to diagnose it, and possible treatment options that are available.
  • Pheentermine
    Phentermine is a medication that can be prescribed to help with weight loss. This eMedTV resource describes how phentermine works and explains what to be aware of before using this product. Pheentermine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phendametrazine
    Phendimetrazine is a prescription weight loss medication. This eMedTV page describes how phendimetrazine works to suppress the appetite and offers general precautions when taking the drug. Phendametrazine is a common misspelling of phendimetrazine.
  • Phendimetrazine
    Phendimetrazine is a prescription medicine licensed to help people lose weight. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at this medication, including information about how it works, its side effects, and guidelines for taking it.
  • Phendimetrazine Tartrate for Weight Loss
    Available by prescription, phendimetrazine tartrate is a drug approved to help people lose weight. This eMedTV segment offers a quick overview of phendimetrazine, including information on the effectiveness of this weight loss product.
  • Phendimetrizine
    Phendimetrazine, a drug used to help people lose weight, works by suppressing the appetite. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of the drug and covers some general dosing guidelines. Phendimetrizine is a common misspelling of phendimetrazine.
  • Phenelzine
    Phenelzine is an older medication commonly used to treat depression. This segment of the eMedTV archives describes the drug in more detail and offers information on how it works, potential side effects that may occur, and dosing information.
  • Phenergan
    Phenergan is a medicine approved to treat nausea and various other conditions. This eMedTV page describes how this prescription drug works, explains what forms it comes in and how it is used, and lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of.
  • Phenergan 25 mg
    The standard recommended dosage for treating allergies is Phenergan 25 mg before bedtime. This eMedTV resource also explains how dosing works when Phenergan is used as a sedative and for the treatment of nausea or vomiting and motion sickness.
  • Phenergan and Breastfeeding
    Phenergan (promethazine) could pass through breast milk, but this has yet to be determined. This page on the eMedTV site offers a more in-depth look at breastfeeding and Phenergan, including what problems could theoretically occur.
  • Phenergan and Children
    Phenergan (promethazine) can be given to children as young as two years old. This eMedTV Web page further discusses the use of Phenergan in children and explores some of the warnings concerning the possible risks of giving this drug to young children.
  • Phenergan and Pregnancy
    At this time, it is unclear whether Phenergan (promethazine) is safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV resource offers more information on pregnancy and Phenergan, and describes some of the problems that may occur if a fetus is exposed to this drug.
  • Phenergan Dosage
    The standard recommended Phenergan dosage for treating allergies is 25 mg before bedtime. This page from the eMedTV archives also provides dosing guidelines for sedation and the treatment of motion sickness and nausea or vomiting.
  • Phenergan Drug Information
    Phenergan is a prescription drug used to treat nausea and other medical conditions. This eMedTV resource offers general warnings and precautions for Phenergan and explains what side effects may occur with this medicine.
  • Phenergan Effects
    Phenergan is used for treating nausea and vomiting, motion sickness, and various other conditions. As this eMedTV page explains, many Phenergan effects are most likely due to its antihistamine activity (the drug works by blocking histamine receptors).
  • Phenergan for Nausea
    Phenergan (promethazine) is a prescription medicine approved for treating nausea and vomiting. As this eMedTV Web page explains, doctors often treat vomiting and nausea with Phenergan when they are associated with surgery and certain types of anesthesia.
  • Phenergan Injection
    Phenergan can be given by injection, taken orally, or inserted rectally. This article found on the eMedTV Web site explains what this medication is used for and describes the injectable form of Phenergan in more detail.
  • Phenergan Medication Information
    Phenergan is used for treating nausea and vomiting, allergies, and various other conditions. This eMedTV article offers more information about the prescription medication Phenergan, including details on other approved uses and how dosing works.
  • Phenergan Oral
    There are four different forms of Phenergan: oral tablets and syrup, rectal suppositories, and an injection. This eMedTV segment describes these products in more detail and explains how often this medication is typically taken per day.
  • Phenergan Overdose
    Low blood pressure, hyperactivity, and seizures can all occur with a Phenergan overdose. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible overdose symptoms and explains what treatment options are available for someone who takes too much of this drug.
  • Phenergan Side Effects
    Dizziness, fatigue, and insomnia are possible negative reactions to Phenergan. This article from the eMedTV site lists other common Phenergan side effects and describes potentially serious problems that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Phenergan Suppositories
    Phenergan suppositories are typically used for treating nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV article describes how this medicine works, explains how to use rectal suppositories, and lists a few potential side effects of promethazine (the active ingredient).
  • Phenergan Tablets
    Phenergan comes in the form of tablets, syrup, rectal suppositories, and an injection. This eMedTV Web page lists the strengths available for the tablet form of Phenergan, describes the drug in more detail, and explains how dosing generally works.
  • Phenergen
    Phenergan is a prescription medicine approved to treat allergies and various other conditions. This eMedTV page covers these uses in more detail and explains how this drug works for such different uses. Phenergen is a common misspelling of Phenergan.
  • Phenergran
    Phenergan is most commonly used to treat nausea, although it is approved for other uses as well. This eMedTV resource covers these other uses and explains what side effects may occur with this drug. Phenergran is a common misspelling of Phenergan.
  • Phenergren
    Phenergan is a prescription antihistamine approved for several different uses. This eMedTV segment explains what this medicine is used for and describes the various forms that it comes in. Phenergren is a common misspelling of Phenergan.
  • Phenergrin
    Phenergan is often prescribed for the treatment of nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV Web page discusses other approved uses and describes how this medicine works to treat different conditions. Phenergrin is a common misspelling of Phenergan.
  • Phenetermine
    Phentermine, a prescription drug, is used for helping with weight loss. This eMedTV segment describes how phentermine works and explains what side effects may occur with the use of this medicine. Phenetermine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phengren
    Doctors often prescribe Phenergan for the treatment of nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV Web page explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using this antihistamine medication. Phengren is a common misspelling of Phenergan.
  • Phenofibrate
    Fenofibrate is a prescription drug that can help lower cholesterol and triglycerides. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of the drug, including how it is taken and possible side effects. Phenofibrate is a common misspelling of fenofibrate.
  • Phentamine
    Phentermine is a prescription medicine that is used for weight loss. This eMedTV Web page describes this medication in more detail, explains who should avoid it, and provides a link to more information. Phentamine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phenteramine
    Phentermine is a prescription weight-loss medication. This eMedTV Web page further describes phentermine, lists side effects that may occur, and links to more detailed information about the drug. Phenteramine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phenterimine
    Phentermine is a weight loss medicine that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV Web page explains when and how to take phentermine and lists possible side effects of the drug. Phenterimine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phentermene
    Healthcare providers can prescribe phentermine as a short-term weight-loss medication. This eMedTV resource describes phentermine in more detail and explains what side effects have been reported. Phentermene is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phentermiine
    Phentermine products are used to help with weight loss. This page from the eMedTV library describes the effects of this medication and explains when and how to take it. Phentermiine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phentermine
    Phentermine is a prescription drug that is licensed as a short-term weight loss treatment. This eMedTV page lists the various phentermine products available, describes how the medicine works, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Phentermine 30 mg Capsules
    There are two types of phentermine 30 mg capsules; one is equivalent to Fastin, while the other is not. This eMedTV segment offers information on how dosing works for phentermine and explores the potential dangers of long-term use of this drug.
  • Phentermine 37.5 mg Capsules
    Phentermine comes in both tablet and capsule form, and is available in a number of strengths. As this eMedTV Web page explains, for the capsule form of phentermine, 37.5 mg capsules, 30 mg capsules, and 15 mg capsules are available.
  • Phentermine and High Blood Pressure
    There is a known link between phentermine and high blood pressure. As this article from the eMedTV article library, you should not take phentermine if you have moderate to severe high blood pressure, as the drug can make this condition worse.
  • Phentermine and Pregnancy
    Phentermine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. This page on the eMedTV site contains more information about pregnancy and phentermine, and discusses the potential risks that may be involved with using the drug while pregnant.
  • Phentermine and Topiramate
    A healthcare provider may recommend phentermine and topiramate to help with weight loss in certain people. This eMedTV page explains who this prescription drug is designed for, potential side effects, and instructions for when and how to take it.
  • Phentermine Dangers
    Phentermine can increase your heart and blood pressure. This segment from the eMedTV Web site discusses other potential phentermine dangers and lists some of the common side effects that have been reported with this weight loss medication.
  • Phentermine Diet Pills
    A prescription diet pill, phentermine is a medication used to help people lose weight. This part of the eMedTV site takes a quick look at phentermine, with details on side effects, abuse potential, and more.
  • Phentermine Diet Supplement
    Phentermine is not a diet supplement; it is a weight loss medication that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV Web page explores the effectiveness of phentermine and offers information on when and how to take this medicine.
  • Learn About Phentermine Dosage
    For the tablet form of phentermine, dosing usually starts at half a tablet or one tablet once a day. This eMedTV Web page also offers dosage recommendations for the capsule form and includes a list of tips for those taking phentermine for weight loss.
  • Phentermine No Script
    A number of Web sites may offer to sell phentermine, no script needed. As this eMedTV page explains, however, it is illegal to buy phentermine without a prescription. This drug should only be prescribed by appropriately licensed medical professionals.
  • Phentermine Overdose
    Diarrhea, cramps, and confusion may occur if you take too much phentermine. Overdose treatment options, as this eMedTV segment explains, may include "pumping the stomach," taking certain medications, or supportive care.
  • Phentermine Pill Information
    Phentermine is a prescription weight loss medication approved for short-term use only. This eMedTV segment provides more phentermine pill information, including information about the drug's effectiveness and important warnings to be aware of.
  • Phentermine Side Effects
    Potential side effects of phentermine include diarrhea, restlessness, and sexual problems. This part of the eMedTV archives offers a more complete list of possible side effects, including serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Phentermine Without a Prescription Information
    It is illegal and potentially dangerous to buy phentermine without a prescription. As this portion of the eMedTV Web site explains, while it is possible to get this drug without a prescription, doing so is against federal and most state laws.
  • Phentoin
    Phenytoin is a drug that is used to treat certain types of seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV article discusses phenytoin uses in more detail and lists possible side effects of the drug. Phentoin is a common misspelling of phenytoin.
  • Phentramin
    Phentermine is a weight-loss medication approved for short-term use only. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at phentermine and its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects. Phentramin is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phentramin
    Phentramine is an herbal supplement used for helping with weight loss. This eMedTV resource explores the effectiveness of this product and explains what side effects may occur. Phentramin is a common misspelling of Phentramine.
  • In-depth Information On Phentramine
    Phentramine is an herbal supplement that is commonly used for weight loss. This eMedTV article discusses the safety and effectiveness of Phentramine, outlines possible side effects, and explains what you should know before taking the product.
  • Phentramine Diet Pills
    Many people trying to lose weight turn to herbal supplements such as Phentramine. This eMedTV segment gives some basic information on Phentermine, including details on whether this diet pill is effective. Also included is a link to more information.
  • Phentramine Side Effects
    Potential side effects of Phentramine include insomnia, headaches, and sexual problems. This part of the eMedTV library offers a more complete list of possible side effects, including serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Phentremine
    Phentermine is a weight-loss medicine that is available by prescription. This eMedTV resource explains how phentermine works and describes the potential side effects that may occur with the drug. Phentremine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phentremine
    Phentramine is an over-the-counter weight loss aid. This eMedTV page explores the effectiveness of Phentramine and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using this product. Phentremine is a common misspelling of Phentramine.
  • Phenylalanine
    As an essential amino acid, phenylalanine is vital to the formation of proteins. This eMedTV page describes phenylalanine supplements in more detail, explaining the conditions they may help treat, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Phenylalanine and Pregnancy
    This article on the eMedTV site provides a discussion on phenylalanine and pregnancy. While a normal dietary intake is safe for most pregnant women, this article explains why women with a certain medical condition will need to watch their intake.
  • Learn About Phenylalanine Side Effects
    Because phenylalanine is often obtained from the diet, side effects typically don't occur. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, phenylalanine side effects could occur with supplements or in people with certain medical conditions.
  • Phenylanine
    Phenylalanine is a naturally occurring amino acid important for human nutrition. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of phenylalanine and includes a link to more in-depth information. Phenylanine is a common misspelling of phenylalanine.
  • Phenylephrine
    Phenylephrine is an over-the-counter medicine typically used to treat nasal and sinus congestion. This eMedTV Web resource offers a complete overview of this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Phenylephrine and Pregnancy
    As this section of the eMedTV Web site explains, phenylephrine may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This article discusses pregnancy and phenylephrine, describing problems that may occur, such as birth defects and decreased oxygen to the fetus.
  • Phenylephrine Bitartrate
    Phenylephrine bitartrate is a non-prescription sinus and nasal decongestant. This eMedTV Web resource explains how this drug works to relieve congestion caused by allergies or the common cold and also describes possible side effects.
  • Phenylephrine HCi
    If you have sinus or nasal congestion, you may benefit from phenylephrine HCl. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief description of phenylephrine HCl and offers a link to more information. Phenylephrine HCi is a common misspelling of phenylephrine HCl.
  • Phenylephrine HCi Side Effects
    Common side effects of phenylephrine HCl include headaches, insomnia, and dizziness. This eMedTV page also lists potentially serious side effects of the drug. Phenylephrine HCi side effects is a common misspelling of phenylephrine HCl side effects.
  • Phenylephrine HCl
    As this eMedTV article discusses, phenylephrine HCl is an over-the-counter medicine used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion due to allergies or the common cold. This page also covers how this drug works, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Phenylephrine Hydrochloride
    As this eMedTV page discusses, phenylephrine hydrochloride is a non-prescription medicine used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion due to allergies or the common cold. This article also describes possible side effects and strengths available.
  • Phenytek
    Phenytek, a prescription medication, can help to control certain epileptic seizures. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth overview of this drug, including information on its possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Phenytion
    Phenytoin is a prescription medication licensed for the treatment of certain types of epileptic seizures. This eMedTV page explains the effects of the drug and describes the various forms of phenytoin. Phenytion is a common misspelling of phenytoin.
  • Phenytoin
    Phenytoin is a prescription drug licensed to treat some types of epileptic seizures. This eMedTV page describes the types of seizures that can be treated with phenytoin, explains the effects of the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Phenytoin Sodium
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, phenytoin sodium is a medication used to treat certain types of epileptic seizures. This article offers some helpful information about this prescription drug, including details on side effects.
  • Pheochromocytoma
    A pheochromocytoma is a tumor that most often develops in the chromaffin cells of the adrenal glands. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this type of tumor, including information about possible symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
  • Pheochromocytoma Symptoms
    In cases involving a pheochromocytoma, symptoms may include high blood pressure, sweating, and chest pain. This eMedTV segment identifies common symptoms of a pheochromocytoma and explains what to do if they occur.
  • Pheochromocytoma Treatment
    Some of the treatment options for a pheochromocytoma include surgery and radiation. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at how this condition is treated, listing other methods of treatment and explaining the importance of follow-up care.
  • Phlu
    The flu is a contagious infection that often results in symptoms such as fever and extreme exhaustion. This eMedTV resource briefly discusses the flu and provides a link to more detailed information. Phlu is a common misspelling of flu.
  • Phobia
    Someone with a persistent, irrational fear of specific objects, activities, or situations may have a phobia. This eMedTV article further discusses this relatively common condition and explains how it can be treated with medications and therapy.
  • Phobias
    There are several different types of phobias, such as a fear of heights or social interactions. As this eMedTV article explains, however, they all share common traits. This page looks at how these intense fears develop and how they can be treated.
  • Phosphatidyl Serine
    Phosphatidylserine is a supplement often used to treat depression and ADHD. This eMedTV page covers other uses and lists potential side effects of the supplement. Phosphatidyl serine is a common misspelling of phosphatidylserine.
  • Phosphatidylserine
    Phosphatidylserine is a naturally occurring molecule essential for normal brain function. This eMedTV article describes the benefits of phosphatidylserine supplements, lists side effects that may occur, and explains the importance of this nutrient.
  • Photodynamic Therapy
    Photodynamic therapy is a form of treatment in which a special drug kills cells when exposed to light. This eMedTV article looks at the benefits and side effects of this type of therapy, explains how it works, and describes its limitations.
  • Physical Symptoms of Hepatitis C
    Many people do not exhibit physical symptoms of hepatitis C in the early stages of the disease. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, cirrhosis of the liver can lead to jaundice, abdominal pain, and other physical signs and symptoms of hepatitis C.
  • Physical Symptoms of High Blood Pressure
    You don't need to show physical symptoms of high blood pressure to have hypertension. This segment of the eMedTV archives discusses symptoms (such as headaches and nausea) that normally only develop after several years of having high blood pressure.
  • Physical Therapy for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
    This eMedTV page describes carpal tunnel treatment options, both non-surgical and surgical. It also explains why physical therapy is needed after surgery. Physical therapy for carpel tunnel syndrome is a common misspelling of carpal tunnel treatment.
  • Phytoestrogens
    As this eMedTV article explains, many postmenopausal women are interested in phytoestrogens (plant compounds similar to estrogen) as an alternative to hormone therapy. However, research has shown mixed results on the effectiveness of these compounds.
  • Picato
    Picato is prescribed for the treatment of lesions caused by a skin disease called actinic keratosis. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of what this medicated skin gel is used for, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Picnogenol
    Pycnogenol allegedly helps with several health conditions, such as high cholesterol. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of the supplement and provides a link to more detailed information. Picnogenol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pictures of Ebola
    This eMedTV segment contains pictures of the Ebola virus taken under magnification. Also contained within this article are pictures of people with Ebola and the healthcare providers treating them.
  • Pictures of Measles
    This eMedTV article shows a series of pictures of people who are displaying visible symptoms of measles. Other pictures show images of the virus that causes measles, and pictures of children who have measles.
  • Pictures of People With Ebola
    This eMedTV resource contains pictures of people with Ebola. This article also provides some background information about the Ebola virus, including information about how it is transmitted and treated.
  • Pimecrolimus
    Pimecrolimus is a medicated cream used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis in adults and children. This eMedTV segment features a detailed look at this prescription drug, with information on side effects, dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Pimozide
    Pimozide is a drug prescribed for the treatment of Tourette syndrome. This eMedTV page examines various aspects of this drug, from dosing instructions, how it works, and possible side effects, to why it may not be the best choice for some people.
  • Pindolol
    Pindolol is a prescription medication often used to treat high blood pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, describes the specific effects of this medicine, and offers dosing information.
  • Pink Darvocet
    Some of the generic forms come in bright, almost fluorescent pink tablets. As this portion of the eMedTV site explains, these pink Darvocet tablets appear to have a higher "street value" than white tablets, due to their characteristic color.
  • Pink Eye
    Pink eye is a condition in which the conjunctiva (a tissue in the eye) becomes inflamed. This page from the eMedTV archives explores the causes of this condition, lists common symptoms, and explains how it is diagnosed and treated.
  • Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) Information
    If you are looking for information on pink eye (conjunctivitis), this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It takes a quick look at what this condition is, lists common symptoms, and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Pink Eye in Adults
    Pink eye is a condition that can affect both adults and children. As this eMedTV article explains, however, pink eye in adults is less common than pink eye in children because adults are better at preventing infection by practicing good hygiene.
  • Pink Eye Incubation Period
    The pink eye incubation will vary, depending on whether it is caused by bacteria or a virus. As this eMedTV segment explains, the incubation period typically ranges from 12 hours to three days, depending on the particular cause of pink eye.
  • Pink Eye Relief
    Bacterial pink eye can be treated with drugs, but there is no cure for viral or allergic conjunctivitis. This eMedTV Web page lists some of the things that you can do for pink eye relief while your body takes care of the infection on its own.
  • Pink Eye Remedies
    Although there is no cure for viral conjunctivitis, there are many things you can do to relieve symptoms. This eMedTV segment covers popular at-home remedies for pink eye and explains which form of conjunctivitis can be treated with antibiotics.
  • Pink Eye Symptoms
    Common symptoms of pink eye include discharge, morning crusting, and swelling of the eyelids. This eMedTV resource provides a list of other possible symptoms and explains which signs may indicate a serious condition and require medical attention.
  • Pink Eye Treatment
    Eyedrops, ointments, and warm or cool compresses are often used to treat pink eye. This article from the eMedTV archives describes in detail specific treatment options for viral conjunctivitis, bacterial conjunctivitis, and allergic conjunctivitis.
  • Pioglitazone
    Pioglitazone is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This part of the eMedTV library describes how pioglitazone works to control blood sugar, offers dosing tips, and lists possible side effects of the medicine.
  • Pioglitazone HCl
    This page of the eMedTV site presents a basic overview of pioglitazone HCl (hydrochloride), a medication used for treating type 2 diabetes. This selection briefly explains how this drug works and what to expect. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Pioglitizone
    Pioglitazone is a medicine that is used to lower and control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explores pioglitazone and its effects, dosage, and possible side effects. Pioglitizone is a common misspelling of pioglitazone.
  • Pirbuterol
    Pirbuterol is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat bronchospasms in people with asthma or COPD. This eMedTV page offers a detailed overview of the medication's clinical effects, dosing, side effects, overdose symptoms, and more.
  • Piriformis Syndrome
    Piriformis syndrome occurs when the muscle with the same name compresses or irritates the sciatic nerve. This eMedTV article describes the symptoms and treatment options for this condition, which is a rare neuromuscular disorder.
  • Piroxicam
    This eMedTV segment provides an overview of piroxicam, a prescription medication used to relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This page covers piroxicam side effects, how the drug works, overdose symptoms, and other topics.
  • Piroxicam Drug
    This eMedTV Web page provides some information on piroxicam, a prescription medication used to treat pain. This page talks about how to use the drug and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Pitavastatin
    A prescription drug, pitavastatin is used to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV Web selection explains how this medicine works, describes potential side effects, covers dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Pitocin
    Administered by a healthcare provider, Pitocin is given to help cause or improve uterine contractions. This eMedTV Web selection presents an overview of this medicine, with details on specific uses, how it is administered, side effects, and more.
  • Pitocin Nasal Spray
    This eMedTV article explains that Pitocin used to come as a nasal spray, but is currently available as an injection. This page describes how this medication is administered, what it is used for, and potential side effects. It also links to more details.
  • Pitosin
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Pitocin is prescribed for causing or improving uterine contractions in pregnant women. This page covers some possible uses for this drug and what to discuss with your doctor. Pitosin is a common misspelling of Pitocin.
  • Pituitary Adenoma
    A pituitary adenoma is a noncancerous tumor affecting the pituitary gland. This eMedTV article explains how this condition is diagnosed, the different types, and treatment methods available. Links to specific information are also included.
  • Pituitary Macroadenoma
    A pituitary macroadenoma is a tumor of the pituitary gland that is more than 10 mm in size. This eMedTV article offers an overview of such tumors, including information about symptoms of pituitary macroadenomas and treatment options for them.
  • Pituitary Microadenoma
    A pituitary microadenoma is a tumor in the pituitary gland that is less than 10 mm in size. This eMedTV segment describes different types of pituitary microadenomas and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
  • Pituitary Tumor
    Autopsy studies indicate that 25 percent of the American population has small pituitary tumors. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, they are usually not cancerous. This page takes an in-depth look at this type of tumor.
  • Pituitary Tumor Symptoms
    Possible symptoms of a pituitary tumor may include headaches, vision problems, and weight gain. As this eMedTV article explains, the symptoms vary depending on factors such as what type of pituitary tumor the person has, as well as the tumor's size.
  • Pituitary Tumor Treatment
    In cases involving a pituitary tumor, treatment options may include drug therapy, surgery, and radiotherapy. This eMedTV segment discusses the treatment options in detail, including information about side effects and follow-up care.
  • Pituitary Tumors
    As explained in this eMedTV article, pituitary tumors are growths that form within the pituitary gland. This article gives a brief overview of these tumors and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Placenta Accreta
    Placenta accreta, as this eMedTV article explains, is a serious condition in which the placenta becomes too firmly attached to the walls of the uterus. In some cases, a hysterectomy is needed to fix the problem.
  • Placenta Previa
    Placenta previa is a condition characterized by the placenta partially or totally blocking the cervix. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at this medical condition and explains the risk it poses for a safe vaginal delivery.
  • Placental Abruption
    Placental abruption occurs when the placenta becomes detached from the uterus too early. As this eMedTV segment explains, if this happens, cesarean delivery is usually recommended because of the serious risk posed to the mother and the baby.
  • Plague
    Plague is a general term for three diseases caused by bacteria called Yersinia pestis. The information in this eMedTV segment covers the history, types, transmission, treatment, and prevention of the disease, and offers links to more information.
  • Plague Bacteria
    Yersinia pestis, also known as plague bacteria, has caused widespread outbreaks throughout history. This eMedTV page explains the history and different types of plague, and discusses prevention, transmission, incubation period, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Plague Disease
    This part of the eMedTV site deals with plague, an infectious disease that can affect humans as well as animals. This article takes a look at symptoms and transmission, and includes a link to more detailed information on this condition.
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