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Precose Drug Interactions - Prevacid Risks

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Precose Drug Interactions to Prevacid Risks. 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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  • Predaxa
    When used for atrial fibrillation, Pradaxa works by preventing blood clots and strokes. This page from the eMedTV Web site further explains how this drug works and describes some potential side effects. Predaxa is a common misspelling of Pradaxa.
  • Predinisone
    Prednisone is a prescription medicine that has anti-inflammatory and immune-suppressing properties. This eMedTV article explains what you should discuss with your doctor before taking this drug. Predinisone is a common misspelling of prednisone.
  • Predinsone
    This eMedTV page explores prednisone -- a drug with anti-inflammatory and immune-suppressing properties -- noting in particular what the drug can be used for and factors that can affect your dosage. Predinsone is a common misspelling of prednisone.
  • Prednasone
    Prednisone is a drug that is used to decrease inflammation and suppress an overactive immune system. This eMedTV resource discusses side effects and general precautions and warnings with prednisone. Prednasone is a common misspelling of prednisone.
  • Prednazone
    Prednisone is a drug that can reduce inflammation and suppress an overactive immune system. This eMedTV article discusses dosing with prednisone and lists possible side effects of the drug. Prednazone is a common misspelling of prednisone.
  • Prednesone
    Prednisone is used for treating various conditions. As this eMedTV segment explains, the drug works mainly by decreasing inflammation or suppressing an overactive immune system. Prednesone is a common misspelling of prednisone.
  • Prednezone
    Prednisone is a medication mainly used to reduce inflammation and to suppress an overactive immune system. This eMedTV page further describes prednisone and lists some of its potential side effects. Prednezone is a common misspelling of prednisone.
  • Prednicarbate
    The FDA has approved prednicarbate to treat various skin conditions characterized by inflammation. This eMedTV article discusses the uses for this drug in detail, as well as side effects, dosing guidelines, and important safety precautions.
  • Prednison
    Prednisone, which is a steroid, is used mostly for its anti-inflammatory or immune-suppressing properties. This eMedTV page discusses uses of the drug and side effects that it can potentially cause. Prednison is a common misspelling of prednisone.
  • Prednisone
    A doctor may prescribe prednisone for reducing inflammation or suppressing an overactive immune system. This eMedTV page discusses specific conditions that this drug is used to treat, and also lists some of its possible side effects and dosing tips.
  • Prednisone 1 mg
    The lowest prednisone strength available is prednisone 1 mg. This article from the eMedTV Web site also lists other available prednisone strengths, discusses how often you take this drug, and explains how to avoid long-term side effects.
  • Prednisone 10 mg Tablets
    There are many prednisone strengths available, including prednisone 10 mg tablets. This eMedTV article lists the other strengths available for prednisone and explains what factors your doctor will consider before making a dosing recommendation.
  • Prednisone 20 mg Tablets
    Prednisone tablets are available in six different strengths. This article from the eMedTV library offers more information on prednisone 20 mg tablets (as well as the other strengths) and explains how often this medication is typically taken.
  • Prednisone 5 mg Tablets
    Prednisone 5 mg tablets are among the six different strengths available for prednisone. This eMedTV resource lists the other available prednisone strengths and explains what the recommended length of treatment is for this medication.
  • Prednisone and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that while prednisone passes through breast milk in low amounts, it could potentially cause serious side effects in a nursing baby. This page covers some precautions to be aware of with regard to prednisone and breastfeeding.
  • Prednisone and Weight Gain
    People taking prednisone for a long time may experience weight gain. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses prednisone and weight gain in more detail and offers suggestions for combating this problem.
  • Prednisone Dangers
    Any potential prednisone dangers are usually associated with long-term use of the medication. This eMedTV segment lists some of the more common side effects of prednisone and explains which potentially serious side effects require medical attention.
  • Prednisone Dosage
    To avoid long-term side effects, most people take low prednisone dosages (less than 20 mg daily). This eMedTV segment offers additional dosing information, including safety precautions and tips for those taking prednisone.
  • Prednisone Dosage for Adults
    The prednisone dosage your doctor prescribes will vary based on several factors. This eMedTV Web article discusses adult prednisone dosing, including information on the factors that may affect the dosage and tips for taking this medication.
  • Prednisone Dosage for Children
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, a child's prednisone dosage will depend on several factors (such as the child's age and weight and other medications he or she is taking). This page also offers some tips for when and how to take prednisone.
  • Prednisone Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on prednisone? This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of this steroid drug, with details on why it is generally used on a short-term basis and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Prednisone Medication Information
    This eMedTV page takes a look at important information on prednisone, a medication used for decreasing inflammation or suppressing an overactive immune system. This page also explains some general safety precautions and side effects of prednisone.
  • Prednisone Side Affects
    Some examples of short-term prednisone side effects include insomnia, headaches, and mood changes. This eMedTV page also lists some long-term side effects of the medication. Prednisone side affects is a common misspelling of prednisone side effects.
  • Prednisone Side Effects
    Short-term side effects of prednisone may include headaches, insomnia, and mood changes. This part of the eMedTV Web site also lists long-term prednisone side effects and explains which require immediate medical attention.
  • Prednisone Strengths -- 1 mg, 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 50 mg
    There are six different prednisone strengths available, ranging from 1 mg to 50 mg. This eMedTV Web page lists various available prednisone strengths and explains what factors your doctor will consider before making a dosing recommendation.
  • Prednisone Tablets
    Prednisone tablets are primarily used for their immune-suppressing or anti-inflammatory properties. This eMedTV resource further describes the effects of prednisone and explains what side effects may occur with this medication.
  • Prednisone Withdrawal
    Symptoms of prednisone withdrawal can include fever, difficulty breathing, and loss of appetite. This eMedTV Web page lists other potential symptoms and explains the steps your doctor may take to reduce your risk of withdrawal symptoms.
  • Prednisone Withdrawal Symptoms
    Potential prednisone withdrawal symptoms include nausea, dehydration, and muscle weakness. This eMedTV article lists other possible withdrawal symptoms and explains how you can reduce your risk of going through prednisone withdrawal.
  • Prednisone Withdrawl
    Signs of prednisone withdrawal can include a fever, joint pain, and muscle pain. This eMedTV article lists other possible symptoms and explains how to prevent them. Prednisone withdrawl is a common misspelling of prednisone withdrawal.
  • Prednizone
    Prednisone is a medicine used mostly for its anti-inflammatory or immune-suppressing properties. This eMedTV page covers dosing information for prednisone and lists possible side effects of the drug. Prednizone is a common misspelling of prednisone.
  • Preeclampsia
    Pregnant women with preeclampsia can experience decreased blood flow to vital organs. This page of the eMedTV Web site examines this dangerous condition in detail, and describes possible causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Preeclampsia After Delivery
    As this eMedTV article explains, symptoms of preeclampsia after delivery (such as headaches and vision problems) may begin up to six weeks after birth. This eMedTV resource discusses other aspects of preeclampsia after delivery in detail.
  • Preeclampsia Prevention
    Currently, there are no proven ways to prevent preeclampsia. However, as this eMedTV page explains, regular prenatal care usually detects it early so that treatment can be started. This article also covers research on preeclampsia and insulin resistance.
  • Preeclampsia Symptoms
    This eMedTV resource explains how possible preeclampsia symptoms, such as swelling of the hands and face and high blood pressure, can be caused by other conditions as well. Other symptoms of this condition can include abnormal weight gain and headaches.
  • Preeclamsia
    Preeclampsia is the leading cause of maternal and fetal death in the United States. This eMedTV Web page defines preeclampsia and covers the condition's symptoms and risk factors. Preeclamsia is a common misspelling of preeclampsia.
  • Preeklampsia
    As this eMedTV page explains, preeclampsia occurs during pregnancy and causes decreased blood flow to vital organs in the body. This page also lists possible symptoms and describes how it is treated. Preeklampsia is a common misspelling of preeclampsia.
  • Pregabalin
    Pregabalin is a drug that is licensed to treat epilepsy, nerve pain, and fibromyalgia. This page on the eMedTV site offers an overview of this drug, including in-depth information on its effects, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Pregabalin Dosing
    People using pregabalin to treat fibromyalgia are generally recommended to take 75 mg twice daily. This eMedTV selection also covers pregabalin dosing for the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy, epileptic seizures, and postherpetic neuralgia.
  • Pregabalin Side Effects
    A few common side effects of pregabalin include dizziness, a dry mouth, and coordination problems. This eMedTV selection provides a detailed list of side effects that can occur while taking this medication, including statistics on how often they occur.
  • Pregabaline
    Pregabalin is a prescribed drug licensed to treat epilepsy, nerve pain, and fibromyalgia. This eMedTV page discusses how pregabalin works and explains what to tell your doctor before starting the drug. Pregabaline is a common misspelling of pregabalin.
  • Pregablin
    Used to treat epilepsy, nerve pain, and fibromyalgia, pregabalin is a drug that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page briefly describes this drug and provides a link to more information. Pregablin is a common misspelling of pregabalin.
  • Pregnancy After Tubal Ligation
    Pregnancy occurs in less than 1 percent of women following tubal ligation. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses the possibility of pregnancy after a tubal ligation, including statistics on the reversal procedure known as tubal reanastomosis.
  • Pregnancy and Depression
    Complications can result after pregnancy, and depression is perhaps the most common. However, as this eMedTV article explains, it doesn't need to be handled alone. This resource discusses this issue in detail, including types, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Pregnancy and Fish Oil
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at fish oil and pregnancy, stressing the importance of talking to your doctor before taking these supplements. This page also discusses how fish oil supplements may help reduce recurrent miscarriages.
  • Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the unique health risks presented by high blood pressure and pregnancy. For example, gestational hypertension and eclampsia are only seen in pregnant women.
  • Pregnancy and Migraines
    During pregnancy, migraine treatment may oftentimes be administered differently. This article from the eMedTV library offers precautions and tips for women who are handling both pregnancy and migraines.
  • Pregnancy and Multiple Sclerosis
    This eMedTV article gives an overview of multiple sclerosis and pregnancy, including the results of studies that looked at the risks of pregnancy, labor, and delivery in women with MS. This page also looks at MS drugs to avoid if you are pregnant.
  • Pregnancy and Stomach Flu
    When it comes to pregnancy and stomach flu, the symptoms are the same as with non-pregnant women. This eMedTV article discusses the importance of preventing severe dehydration in pregnant women with stomach flu, which may affect the baby.
  • Pregnancy and Your Ovulation Cycle
    Knowing your ovulation cycle can help you achieve or prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV resource further explains how paying attention to your menstrual cycle can help you identify the times during your cycle where you may be more likely to become pregnant.
  • Pregnancy Class Darvocet
    Although most drugs are assigned to a pregnancy class, Darvocet does not have an FDA-assigned rating. As this eMedTV article explains, a number of birth defects have been reported possibly due to Darvocet, including non-cancerous tumors and cataracts.
  • Pregnancy Complications
    While serious pregnancy complications are rare, you should be aware of these potential problems. This eMedTV website provides an in-depth look at possible complications, including symptoms, treatment options, and the potential effect on the baby.
  • Pregnancy Diet
    A pregnancy diet should include enough of the vitamins and minerals needed to ensure a healthy pregnancy. This eMedTV segment describes a sample diet for pregnant women and offers tips for healthy eating during this time.
  • Pregnancy Headaches
    Headaches are common in pregnant women, especially those in their first or third trimester. This article offers an overview of pregnancy headaches and their treatment, including information on when you should call your healthcare provider.
  • Pregnancy Info
    Are you looking for info on pregnancy? This eMedTV article takes a quick look at common questions about pregnancy and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Pregnancy Information
    Women who are pregnant need reliable sources of information on this special journey. This section of the eMedTV archives provides an in-depth overview of pregnancy information for anyone who is pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant.
  • Pregnancy Nutrition
    A healthy pregnancy means getting enough vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients you and your baby need. This eMedTV article offers a wide range of tips for a sound pregnancy nutrition plan, including what not to eat.
  • Pregnancy Problems
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV Web site, infection and preterm labor are some of the problems that may occur during pregnancy. This article provides more details on potential complications and includes a link to learn more.
  • Pregnancy Symptoms
    Pregnancy symptoms can vary from woman to woman, but some are more common. This eMedTV Web page describes typical symptoms of pregnancy experienced during each trimester, such as swollen breasts, nausea, fatigue, constipation, and leg cramps.
  • Pregnancy Test
    A pregnancy test checks for hCG (also called the pregnancy hormone) in a woman's blood or urine. This part of the eMedTV archives explains each type of pregnancy test and its accuracy, including the type that is taken at home.
  • Pregnancy Week by Week
    As this eMedTV article explains, knowing what to expect in your pregnancy week by week can help you take the necessary steps to ensure your health and your baby's. This page offers detailed information on what happens during each week of pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy Weight Gain
    As this eMedTV article explains, the average weight gain during pregnancy is about 25 to 30 pounds, although each woman is different. This article covers this weight gain in more detail, including why it's important not to gain too much or too little.
  • Pregnant Sex
    Many couples want to know if it's safe to have sex during pregnancy. This page from the eMedTV archives discusses the safety of pregnant sex, issues that may affect your changing sex life, positions to consider, and more.
  • Pregnant Women With Diabetes
    Uncontrolled blood sugar in pregnant women with diabetes could lead to problems such as miscarriage. This eMedTV article describes these and other challenges faced by women with type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes.
  • Pregnenelone
    Pregnenolone is a hormone that supposedly treats several conditions, such as menopause and arthritis. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of pregnenolone, including possible safety concerns. Pregnenelone is a common misspelling of pregnenolone.
  • Pregnenolone
    Pregnenolone is a hormone that supposedly helps with several conditions, such as depression and menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of pregnenolone, including information on its uses, safety, effectiveness, and possible side effects.
  • Pregnenolone Overdose
    If you have taken too much pregnenolone, seek immediate medical attention. As this selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses, a pregnenolone overdose may cause hormonal problems (such as menstrual changes). This page also covers treatment options.
  • Pregnenolone Side Effects
    Some of the possible pregnenolone side effects may include insomnia, headaches, and acne. This section of the eMedTV Web site describes other side effects that may not seem serious, but still should be reported to a healthcare provider.
  • Pregnenolone Supplement Information
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV Web library, pregnenolone is used to treat depression and other conditions. This article provides more information on this supplement, including why it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Prehypertension
    Prehypertension is not the same as hypertension. As this eMedTV article explains, it is when your blood pressure readings are higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered high blood pressure. This article gives an overview of the condition.
  • Prelabor Signs
    Prelabor signs may include a change in vaginal discharge, diarrhea, and losing the mucus plug. As this eMedTV article explains, prelabor signs may appear from a month or more prior to true labor to just a few hours before labor begins.
  • Premarin
    Premarin may be used for several purposes, such as treating menopause symptoms and preventing osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of Premarin, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Premarin Alternatives
    Some Premarin alternatives include other conventional medications, coping strategies, and natural remedies. This eMedTV page describes some substitutes to Premarin if this medicine is not working for you or if it is causing bothersome side effects.
  • Premarin and Weight Gain
    This eMedTV page explains that clinical studies on Premarin and weight gain have shown that this medicine is not likely to cause weight gain in most women. This page also offers tips on controlling weight gain, such as eating heart-healthy foods.
  • Premarin Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that your dosage of Premarin will be based on several factors, such as other medical conditions you have and whether you have had a hysterectomy. This page further explains these factors and also offers tips on taking Premarin.
  • Premarin Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV Web site offers some basic information on Premarin, a drug prescribed for a number of uses, such as treating menopausal symptoms. This article also includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Premarin Side Affects
    Although most people tolerate Premarin well, side effects are possible. This eMedTV page lists some common Premarin side effects and those that require prompt medical care. Premarin side affects is a common misspelling of Premarin side effects.
  • Premarin Side Effects
    Headaches, joint pain, and vaginal bleeding are among the possible side effects of Premarin. This eMedTV resource describes other side effects that may occur with this drug, including those that are serious and may require immediate medical attention.
  • Premarin Vaginal Cream
    Premarin Vaginal Cream is a prescription medication that helps relieve vaginal dryness due to menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this product, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Premature Ejaculation and Lexapro
    This eMedTV page explains that while most Lexapro sexual side effects are undesirable, one sexual side effect, delayed ejaculation, can help men who suffer from premature ejaculation. This page discusses premature ejaculation and Lexapro in depth.
  • Premature Menopause
    Premature menopause is defined as menopause that occurs before age 40. This section of the eMedTV Web site discusses what can cause this, possible symptoms, and describes blood tests that may be used when making a diagnosis.
  • Premature Menopause Symptoms
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, symptoms of premature menopause may include hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, and other menopausal symptoms. This article talks more about these symptoms and explains how premature menopause is diagnosed.
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
    Premature ovarian failure refers to a cessation in the normal function of the ovaries of a woman under 40. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, explaining how it affects pregnancy and how it relates to premature menopause.
  • Premerin
    This eMedTV page offers an overview of Premarin, a prescription drug approved for several uses, such as treating menopausal symptoms. This page also covers what to tell your doctor before using it. Premerin is a common misspelling of Premarin.
  • Premphase
    Premphase is licensed for several uses, such as treating menopause symptoms and preventing osteoporosis. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medication, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and general precautions.
  • Prempo
    Prempro is a prescription medication that may relieve menopause symptoms and prevent osteoporosis. This eMedTV article lists some common side effects of Prempro and offers a link to more information. Prempo is a common misspelling of Prempro.
  • Prempro
    Prempro is a prescribed drug that may alleviate certain symptoms and conditions associated with menopause. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Prempro, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Prempro and Weight Gain
    Is there a connection between Prempro and weight gain? This eMedTV segment explains that Prempro probably does not cause weight gain in most women. This page also offers tips on controlling weight gain, such as eating a heart-healthy diet.
  • Prempro Side Effects
    Breast pain, headaches, and stomach pain are among the most commonly reported side effects of Prempro. This eMedTV Web page describes other side effects that may occur, including those that are serious and may require immediate medical care.
  • Prenatal Care
    Prenatal care helps ensure the health of the baby and the mother during pregnancy. This eMedTV article provides a variety of tips for a healthy pregnancy and includes links to specific issues during each stage of pregnancy.
  • Prenatal Testing for Cystic Fibrosis
    Prenatal testing for cystic fibrosis is performed by amniocentesis or chorionic villus biopsy. This eMedTV article discusses these options in detail and includes information on a test that can determine if you are a carrier of cystic fibrosis.
  • Prenatal Vitamins
    Prenatal vitamins are helpful for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of prenatal vitamins, including information on their benefits, possible side effects, and tips for taking them.
  • Prenatale Care
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers a brief overview of prenatal care, including information on ways to provide good health for yourself and your baby during pregnancy. Prenatale care is a common misspelling of prenatal care.
  • Prenatale Vitamins
    As this eMedTV page explains, prenatal vitamins provide important nutrients for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive. This page also links to more information. Prenatale vitamins is a common misspelling of prenatal vitamins.
  • Prenate DHA
    Prenate DHA, a prescription vitamin, provides important nutrients for a pregnant woman and her baby. This eMedTV page provides an overview of this product, including information on its benefits, potential side effects, and dosage information.
  • Prenate Elite
    Prenate Elite is a prescription prenatal vitamin that contains folic acid, which can prevent birth defects. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this product, including information on the benefits of the vitamins, side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Prenate Essential
    Prenate Essential is a type of prenatal vitamin prescribed to provide important nutrients during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page examines the benefits of this vitamin, explains how it works, and lists potential side effects. It also links to more details.
  • Prenate Essential Causing Nausea
    Could Prenate Essential be causing your nausea? This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at some of the possible reactions to this product and explains what to do if you experience severe nausea or vomiting. A link to more details is also included.
  • Prenate Essential Prenatal Vitamins
    Are you looking for information on Prenate Essential? This eMedTV page features a brief overview of this prenatal vitamin, including how Prenate Essential can support a healthy pregnancy and how to take it.
  • Prenatel Care
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, prenatal care is important to help ensure a safe pregnancy for you and your baby. This page also offers tips for providing good prenatal care. Prenatel care is a common misspelling of squamous prenatal care.
  • Prenatel Vitamins
    Prenatal vitamins are an important source of vitamins and minerals necessary for a healthy pregnancy. This eMedTV page describes possible benefits and side effects of these vitamins. Prenatel vitamins is a common misspelling of prenatal vitamins.
  • Prenetal Care
    Good prenatal care is important to help ensure a safe pregnancy. This page from the eMedTV site describes what to do if you think you are pregnant and offers tips on providing good prenatal care. Prenetal care is a common misspelling of prenatal care.
  • Prenetal Vitamins
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses, prenatal vitamins are an important source of nutrients for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive. Prenetal vitamins is a common misspelling of prenatal vitamins.
  • PreNexa
    PreNexa is a vitamin commonly prescribed to pregnant or breastfeeding women. This article from the eMedTV site explores the benefits of this prenatal vitamin, explains how it works, and lists some of the potential side effects of this supplement.
  • Prental Care
    As this eMedTV resource explains, prenatal care is important to help ensure the safety of yourself and your baby. This page also offers tips on providing good prenatal care throughout your pregnancy. Prental care is a common misspelling of prenatal care.
  • Prental Vitamins
    Prenatal vitamins provide several benefits for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive. This eMedTV page describes possible benefits and side effects of these vitamins. Prental vitamins is a common misspelling of prenatal vitamins.
  • Prep for Colonoscopy
    This segment of the eMedTV archives talks about how to prep for a colonoscopy. It describes certain steps you may need to take beforehand and includes a link to more detailed information on this diagnostic procedure.
  • Preparation for Colonoscopy
    Various steps are involved in the preparation process for a colonoscopy. This eMedTV article briefly explains some of the things you may need to do and what to discuss with your healthcare provider. A link to more information is also included.
  • Prepedil
    Prepidil is a drug licensed to help prepare a woman's cervix for childbirth. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief overview of what to expect when receiving this medicine and provides a link to more details. Prepedil is a common misspelling of Prepidil.
  • Prepidil
    Available by prescription only, Prepidil is approved to help ripen the cervix at the time of delivery. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this medicine, with details on how it works, how it is administered, safety precautions, and more.
  • Prepopik
    Prepopik is a prescription drug used to clean out the bowels before a colonoscopy procedure is performed. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, how to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Prescription Drug Geodon
    People with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia may benefit from the prescription drug Geodon. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of Geodon, explains how often it is taken per day, and lists potential side effects of the medication.
  • Prescription Medications and Pregnancy
    Is it safe to take prescription drugs during pregnancy? This eMedTV segment offers in-depth information on how medications, both prescription and nonprescription, are classified under different categories to help ensure your safety -- and your baby's.
  • Prescription Methamphetamine
    Desoxyn is a form of methamphetamine that is available by prescription. Methamphetamine, as this eMedTV Web page explains, is a medication that is licensed for treatment of ADHD and obesity. This article discusses these legitimate uses of Desoxyn.
  • Prescription Prenatal Vitamins
    Typically, prescription prenatal vitamins contain more folic acid than non-prescription prenatal vitamins. This eMedTV Web page discusses other differences between prescription and non-prescription prenatal vitamins (such as ingredients and cost).
  • Prescription Weight Loss Medications
    Looking for information on prescription weight loss drugs? This eMedTV article gives a complete overview of these medications, with details on their effectiveness, safety concerns, common side effects, and how long you need to take them.
  • Preser Vision
    PreserVision is a vitamin and mineral supplement that helps to slow the progression of macular degeneration. This eMedTV page explains the effects of PreserVision and links to more information. Preser Vision is a common misspelling of PreserVision.
  • PreserVision
    PreserVision is an over-the-counter medication used for slowing the progression of macular degeneration. This eMedTV segment offers more details on PreserVision, including information on how it works, its effects, and possible side effects.
  • PreserVision and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, no studies have been conducted on pregnancy and PreserVision, since macular degeneration (the condition treated with the drug) usually occurs in the elderly. This page takes a closer look at using this drug during pregnancy.
  • Prevachol
    Pravachol is a medicine approved to treat high cholesterol and prevent heart disease. This eMedTV page discusses these Pravachol uses in more detail and explains how the drug works for these conditions. Prevachol is a common misspelling of Pravachol.
  • Prevacid
    Prevacid is a medication used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works to reduce acid in the stomach and provides information about its uses, forms, and side effects.
  • Prevacid 15 mg
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Prevacid 15 mg once daily may be sufficient for treating various conditions related to the stomach, intestines, and esophagus (such as GERD). This page also describes factors that may affect your Prevacid dosage.
  • Prevacid 24HR Medication Information
    Prevacid 24HR is a nonprescription drug that is taken once a day to treat heartburn. This portion of the eMedTV library provides more information on Prevacid 24HR, explaining how the medication works and discussing when and how it should be taken.
  • Prevacid 30 mg
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may recommend Prevacid 30 mg once daily to treat various conditions related to the stomach, intestines, and esophagus. This page further covers dosing guidelines and lists factors that may affect your dose.
  • Prevacid Alternatives
    If you have side effects with Prevacid or if the drug is not working for you, there are alternatives. This eMedTV Web article describes some of the medications that are considered Prevacid alternatives, such as antacids and H2 blockers.
  • Prevacid and Weight Gain
    While weight gain is a possible side effect of Prevacid, it is rare. As explained in this portion of the eMedTV library, the link between Prevacid and weight gain is seen in less than 1 percent of people taking the medication.
  • Prevacid Capsules
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Prevacid capsules may help treat various conditions, such as GERD, erosive esophagitis, and duodenal ulcers. This article offers more detail on Prevacid, including potential side effects and available strengths.
  • Prevacid Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use Prevacid if you have certain medical conditions (such as liver disease). This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other potential Prevacid dangers to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Prevacid Dosing
    For people with GERD who are taking Prevacid, dosing guidelines suggest taking 15 mg daily for 8 weeks. This eMedTV article discusses general dosage guidelines for Prevacid and explains the factors that may affect the recommended dosage.
  • Prevacid Drug Information
    Prevacid is a prescription drug used for decreasing the amount of acid in the stomach. This eMedTV article provides more Prevacid drug information, including an explanation of what the drug is used for, how it works, and what side effects may occur.
  • Prevacid Drug Interactions
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