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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Abilify - Advair

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Abilify to Advair. 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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  • Abilify
    Abilify is a medication prescribed to treat schizophrenia, autism, bipolar disorder, or major depression. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at this medication, including its effects, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Abilify Maintena
    Healthcare providers may prescribe Abilify Maintena to treat schizophrenia. This eMedTV overview talks about how this antipsychotic drug works and how it is given, as well as possible side effects, general safety warnings, and more.
  • Abiraterone
    Available by prescription only, abiraterone is used to treat advanced prostate cancer that has metastasized. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to slow down the growth of cancer cells, offers dosing tips, and lists possible side effects.
  • AbobotulinumtoxinA
    AbobotulinumtoxinA helps to improve the appearance of facial lines and relieve spasms of the head and neck. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this product, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Abraxane
    Available by prescription, Abraxane is a drug that is used for treating certain types of cancer. This part of the eMedTV archives explains how Abraxane works and offers details on its effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
  • Abreva
    Abreva is a non-prescription drug commonly used to treat symptoms of cold sores and shorten healing time. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, guidelines for those taking it, side effects, and more.
  • Absorica
    Absorica capsules are taken twice daily for 15 or 20 weeks to treat severe nodular acne. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of various topics associated with this prescription drug, including how it works, side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Abstral
    Abstral is a prescription narcotic medication approved for treating breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV Web resource describes the effects of the painkiller, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Acai Berry
    Acai berries are high in antioxidants and commonly found in various supplements and health drinks. This eMedTV resource discusses the claimed benefits of this fruit, explains how it may work, and explores the safety and effectiveness of it.
  • Acamprosate
    Acamprosate is a prescription drug used to help people abstain from alcohol. This eMedTV Web page provides an in-depth look at acamprosate, including information on how it works, possible side effects, tips on taking the drug, and more.
  • Acanya
    Acanya is a prescription skin gel used to treat acne. This article from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Acarbose
    Acarbose is a prescription drug that is licensed to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how acarbose works to slow digestion of carbohydrates, lists potential side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Accelis
    Accelis is a weight loss pill that is available without a prescription. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Accelis, including information on the effectiveness of the supplement, possible side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Accolate
    Accolate is a prescription drug that is taken twice a day to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV Web page offers dosing information, describes the effects of the drug, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment with this medication.
  • Accupril
    Accupril is a drug used to control high blood pressure and treat congestive heart failure symptoms. This eMedTV page provides an overview of Accupril, including information on side effects, dosing, and potential drug interactions.
  • Accuretic
    Accuretic is a prescription drug that is used to treat high blood pressure in adults. This section of the eMedTV library explains how the drug works and offers more details on its effects, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Accutane
    Accutane is a prescription acne medication used when other treatments have failed. This eMedTV Web resource provides a complete overview of this medication, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Acebutolol
    Acebutolol is a prescription drug approved to treat high blood pressure and certain irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV segment describes how the product works, offers dosing information, and talks about the side effects that may occur.
  • Aceon
    Aceon is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at the drug, including its effects, dosing information, and general precautions to be aware of when taking it.
  • Acetaminophen
    Acetaminophen is a non-prescription drug that is used to treat minor aches and pains. This eMedTV page describes the various forms of acetaminophen, lists possible side effects of the drug, and explains what you should know before taking it.
  • Acetaminophen and Pentazocine
    Acetaminophen and pentazocine is a prescription pain reliever that is classified as a controlled substance. This eMedTV page describes the effects of the medicine, offers dosing information, and explains how this drug works to treat mild-to-moderate pain.
  • Acetaminophen Suppositories
    Acetaminophen suppositories are a nonprescription drug that is used to treat fevers and relieve pain. This eMedTV Web page explains how to use the suppositories, describes how the drug works, and explains what you should know before using it.
  • Acetaminophen With Codeine
    Acetaminophen with codeine is a drug that can be prescribed to relieve mild to moderate pain. This eMedTV article describes the various components of the medicine, lists side effects that may occur, and offers general dosing information for the drug.
  • Acetyl-L-Carnitine
    Acetyl-L-carnitine is a naturally occurring compound found in the human body and used in some supplements. This eMedTV page explains the importance of this product, lists the potential benefits of the supplement, and explores its effectiveness.
  • Achromycin
    Achromycin is a type of antibiotic used for treating certain bacterial infections and acne. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at how the drug works, its possible side effects, and potential interactions with other medicines.
  • Aciphex
    Aciphex is a medication that decreases the amount of acid in the stomach. As this eMedTV article explains, it is used to treat GERD, duodenal ulcers, and other conditions. This resource takes an in-depth look at Aciphex and its uses.
  • Aciphex Sprinkle
    Aciphex Sprinkle is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of GERD. This eMedTV Web selection contains more details on this medication, with information on how it works, when and how to take it, and side effects that may occur.
  • Acitretin
    Acitretin is a prescription medication licensed to treat severe psoriasis in adults. This eMedTV resource gives an overview of this medicine, describing possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Aclidinium
    Inhaling aclidinium twice daily can help treat certain types of long-term breathing problems. This eMedTV article presents a comprehensive overview of this prescription drug, including specific uses, details on how it works, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Aclovate
    Aclovate is a medicine prescribed to treat certain skin conditions in adults and children age one and older. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of this topical steroid, including specific uses, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Actemra
    Actemra is a drug approved to treat arthritis. This eMedTV article explains this prescription medication in more detail, including how it works, how often it is injected, possible side effects, and more.
  • ActHIB
    ActHIB is a vaccine that can be used alone or in combination to protect children against certain illnesses. This eMedTV segment describes this vaccination in detail, with information on how it is administered, possible side effects, and more.
  • Actifed
    Actifed is a non-prescription medication used to treat allergies and the common cold. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and possible safety concerns.
  • Actiq
    Actiq is a type of lozenge that is prescribed to treat breakthrough cancer pain. This page from the eMedTV Web library provides an in-depth look at this narcotic pain medication, including how it works, when to use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Activella
    Activella is a hormone replacement therapy medication available by prescription. This eMedTV article explains what the drug is used for, offers dosing information, and lists potential side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Actonel
    Actonel is a prescription drug that is used to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. As this eMedTV page explains, it can also treat corticosteroid-related osteoporosis in men and women. Information on dosing and side effects is also provided.
  • Actonel With Calcium
    Actonel With Calcium is a drug used to prevent and treat osteoporosis. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at the medication, including how it works, how it is administered, and what you should discuss with your doctor prior to taking it.
  • Actoplus Met
    Actoplus Met is a combination medicine that is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV article describes the drug in detail and explains how it works, lists some possible side effects, and offers general dosing information.
  • Actoplus Met XR
    This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at Actoplus Met XR, a combination diabetes drug with two different active ingredients that work together to control blood sugar. This page explains how it works and discusses side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Actos
    Actos is a prescription medicine that is licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This part of the eMedTV Web site explains how Actos works and further explores the effects and potential side effects of this diabetes medication.
  • Acyclovir
    Acyclovir is a prescription medicine that is used to treat shingles, chickenpox, and genital herpes. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone
    Acyclovir and hydrocortisone is a combination medication used for the treatment of cold sores. This eMedTV segment offers a complete overview of this product, including how to apply it, safety issues to discuss with your doctor, and side effects.
  • Acyclovir Cream
    Acyclovir cream is licensed to treat cold sores in adults and adolescents (age 12 or over). This eMedTV page offers an overview of the medicine, providing information on how the cream works, potential side effects, and tips for taking the medication.
  • Acyclovir Ointment
    Acyclovir ointment is a prescribed antiviral medicine that is used to treat genital herpes and cold sores. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on its uses, tips for using the ointment, and side effects.
  • Adacel
    Adacel is a "booster" vaccine used to help prevent diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough). This eMedTV resource describes how the vaccine works, explains how often it is given, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Adalat
    Adalat CC is an extended-release medication that is approved to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how the prescription medication works, describes some potential side effects, and discusses how and when to take the drug.
  • Adalimumab
    Adalimumab is a prescription medicine that is approved to treat certain inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to relieve symptoms of these conditions, lists possible side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Adapalene
    Available as a gel, lotion, or cream, adapalene is a skin medication used to treat acne. This eMedTV Web resource takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on side effects, when and how to apply it, safety concerns, and more.
  • Adapalene/Benzoyl Peroxide
    Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is a drug that treats acne and prevents future breakouts. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Adasuve
    A doctor may prescribe Adasuve to treat agitation in people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This eMedTV overview talks about how the drug works and how to take it, as well as possible side effects, general safety warnings, and more.
  • Adcetris
    Adcetris is a prescription drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma when other chemotherapy has failed. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medication, including specific uses, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Adcirca
    Adcirca is a medicine licensed for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, its various benefits, dosing tips, and potential side effects.
  • Adderall
    Adderall is a prescription medication that is used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug and also outlines the Adderall dosing amounts that are available, tips on taking the drug, and potential side effects.
  • Adderall XR
    Adderall XR is a prescription medication that is used to treat ADHD. This eMedTV resource explains how Adderall XR works, lists its potential side effects, and offers suggestions on when and how to take the medication.
  • Adipex-P
    Adipex-P is a medicine that can be prescribed to help with weight loss. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how this medication works and provides a more in-depth look at its effects, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Adriamycin
    Adriamycin is a prescription drug used to treat several types of cancer (such as breast and lung cancer). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at Adriamycin, explaining how the drug works to combat cancer and listing some possible side effects.
  • Advair
    If you suffer from asthma or COPD, your doctor may prescribe Advair, a drug used to treat airway spasms. This eMedTV page describes how the prescription medicine works to help people breathe better and also covers dosing tips, side effects, and more.
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