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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Omalizumab - Pamidronate

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Omalizumab to Pamidronate. 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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Descriptions of Drugs & Supplements
  • 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 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-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.
  • 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/Sodium Bicarbonate
    Omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate treats several conditions involving the stomach, intestines, and esophagus. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, tips for when and how to use it, and potential side effects.
  • Omnaris
    Omnaris is a prescription nasal spray that is used for treating common nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV article explains how Omnaris works, describes the effects of the medicine, and offers information on how and when to use the nasal spray.
  • 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.
  • Omontys
    Omontys is a prescription drug used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney disease. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, how it is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • OnabotulinumtoxinA
    OnabotulinumtoxinA is a drug used to treat severe underarm sweating, eyelid twitching, and other conditions. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medication, including details on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Ondansetron Oral Soluble Film
    Ondansetron oral soluble film is a drug used to prevent nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Onfi
    Available by prescription, Onfi is a drug used to treat seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This eMedTV resource features a detailed overview of this medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, and possible side effects.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • OptiPranolol
    OptiPranolol is a prescription drug used to lower eye pressure in people with high eye pressure or glaucoma. This eMedTV page explores the effects of this drug, explains when and how to use the eye drops, and discusses potential side effects.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Tranexamic Acid
    As a prescription medication, oral tranexamic acid is used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this product, including information on how it works, side effects, and safety issues to discuss with your doctor.
  • Orally Disintegrating Alprazolam
    Orally disintegrating alprazolam is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. This eMedTV article provides more information about the uses and effects of this drug, and also covers dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • Orally Disintegrating Carbidopa-Levodopa
    Orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa is prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa, including information on its other uses, how it works, and possible side effects.
  • Orally Disintegrating Metoclopramide
    Conditions such as GERD and diabetic gastroparesis can be treated with orally disintegrating metoclopramide. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of this drug, with information on when and how to take it, side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Orally Disintegrating Phentermine
    Orally disintegrating phentermine is a weight loss product available only with a prescription. This eMedTV page looks at several aspects of this product, including when a doctor may prescribe it, how it is used, potential side effects, and more.
  • Orally Disintegrating Selegiline
    Orally disintegrating selegiline is a prescription drug used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page explores orally disintegrating selegiline, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Orally Disintegrating Tramadol
    Orally disintegrating tramadol is a prescription pain medication. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this drug, with information on what type of pain it is approved to treat, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Orally Disintegrating Vardenafil
    Orally disintegrating vardenafil is a drug that treats erectile dysfunction. This page of the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Oramorph
    Oramorph SR is a type of extended-release pain medication that is approved for long-term use. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at this prescription medication, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Orap
    Orap is a prescription drug used to treat Tourette syndrome when other treatment is unsuccessful. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Orencia
    Orencia is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page describes the effects of Orencia, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists important precautions to be aware of before starting treatment.
  • Oretic
    Oretic is a type of diuretic used for the treatment of fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page offers detailed information on the drug, including its uses, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Orlistat
    Orlistat is often used as an aid to weight loss in conjunction with dietary changes. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed overview of the drug, explaining how it works, when and how it should be taken, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Orsythia
    Orsythia is an oral form of birth control that contains two different types of hormones. This selection from the eMedTV library takes a detailed look at this oral contraceptive, including how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Ortho Evra
    Available in the form of a patch, Ortho Evra is a prescription drug that is used to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV page provides a detailed description on how Ortho Evra works and also discusses its possible side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Ortho Micronor
    Ortho Micronor is a progestin-only oral contraceptive that is available by prescription. This eMedTV segment describes how the medication works, explains how and when to take this form of birth control, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV page explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription. This page on the eMedTV site describes how Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo works, explains how to take the birth control pill, and lists potential side effects of the drug.
  • Ortho-Cept
    Ortho-Cept is a birth control pill that is available by prescription. This article on the eMedTV site describes how Ortho-Cept works, explains when and how to take the oral contraceptive, and lists possible side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Ortho-Cyclen
    Ortho-Cyclen is a prescription combined oral contraceptive. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how Ortho-Cyclen works and provides a more in-depth look at the birth control pill's effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
  • Ortho-Novum
    Ortho-Novum is a prescription birth control pill that primarily works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article describes the drug in more detail, including information on the different types of this product, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Orthoclone OKT3
    Orthoclone OKT3 is prescribed to treat organ rejection after a liver, heart, or kidney transplant. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this medicine, including how it works to suppress the immune system, how it is given, and possible side effects.
  • Oseltamivir
    Oseltamivir is a prescription drug that is used to treat and prevent the flu. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed description of this medication and its uses. This page also includes information on dosage, strengths, and potential side effects.
  • Oseni
    Oseni is a prescription drug used to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, lists potential side effects, describes dosing guidelines, and covers a number of other topics.
  • Ospemifene
    Ospemifene can help treat painful sexual intercourse in women who have gone through menopause. This eMedTV Web selection presents an overview of this drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Osphena
    Osphena is prescribed to treat painful sexual intercourse in women who have gone through menopause. This eMedTV Web page provides more details on this medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • OTC Oxybutynin Patch
    OTC oxybutynin patch is available over-the-counter to treat an overactive bladder in women. This eMedTV Web selection offers an overview of this medicine, including details on what it is used for, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Ovcon
    Ovcon is a prescription birth control pill that mainly works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV resource offers a complete overview of this pill, including information on the different types of Ovcon, potential side effects, and tips on taking it.
  • Oxacillin
    Available as a generic product only, oxacillin is prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV article covers specific uses, how the antibiotic works, possible side effects, and more. Links to various topics are also given.
  • Oxaliplatin
    Oxaliplatin is a drug prescribed to treat cancer that affects the colon or rectum. This page from the eMedTV Web library presents an overview of this medication, with details on how it is administered, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Oxaprozin
    Oxaprozin is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat symptoms caused by various types of arthritis. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works and discusses its specific uses, effects, and potential side effects.
  • Oxazepam
    Oxazepam is a prescription drug that may be prescribed to treat anxiety or alcohol withdrawal. This part of the eMedTV site discusses how oxazepam works, as well as its possible side effects, available strengths, and general precautions and warnings.
  • Oxcarbazepine
    Oxcarbazepine is a drug that is used to control a certain type of seizure in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at oxcarbazepine, including information on its uses, dosing, possible side effects, and more.
  • Oxcarbazepine Extended-Release
    Oxcarbazepine extended-release can help treat partial seizures in adults and children. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this prescription drug, including safety warnings, how it works, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Oxtellar XR
    Oxtellar XR is a drug licensed to treat partial seizures in adults and children age six and older. This eMedTV article provides more details on this prescription medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Oxybutynin
    Oxybutynin is commonly prescribed to treat bladder conditions caused by nerve problems. This eMedTV article discusses specific oxybutynin uses, explains how the medication works, and offers dosing information, including when and how to take it.
  • Oxybutynin ER
    Oxybutynin ER is a prescription medicine licensed to treat bladder problems due to an overactive bladder. This eMedTV page describes in detail the clinical effects of this drug, explains how it works, and offers dosing guidelines and tips for taking it.
  • Oxybutynin Gel
    Oxybutynin gel is a medication prescribed to treat an overactive bladder. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides a more in-depth look at this product, including information on dosing information, general precautions, and potential side effects.
  • Oxybutynin Patch
    The oxybutynin patch can be prescribed to treat overactive bladder symptoms, such as urinary urgency. This eMedTV page explains when and how to use oxybutynin patches, describes the effects of the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Oxycodone
    Oxycodone is a type of narcotic found in many prescription pain medications. This eMedTV Web segment describes how the drug works, lists potential side effects that may occur, and explains what you should be aware of before using this medication.
  • Oxycodone ER
    Oxycodone ER is a narcotic medication commonly prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV resource describes how the drug works, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Oxycodone/APAP
    Moderate to moderately severe pain can often be treated with oxycodone/APAP. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides an in-depth look at this prescription drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • OxyContin
    OxyContin is a prescription narcotic medication approved for treating moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of the drug, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Oxymetazoline Nasal Spray
    Oxymetazoline nasal spray is a non-prescription drug used to treat nasal congestion due to various causes. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to use the spray.
  • Oxymorphone ER
    Oxymorphone ER is a type of opioid narcotic prescribed to treat long-term, continuous pain. This eMedTV page gives a comprehensive overview of this prescription medication, including its effects, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Oxytocin
    As explained in this eMedTV article, oxytocin is used to stimulate contractions either immediately before or right after childbirth. This page describes how this prescription drug works and discusses the circumstances when a woman may receive this drug.
  • Oxytrol
    Available in the form of a patch, Oxytrol is a prescription drug that is used to treat overactive bladder. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed description of how the drug works and also discusses its possible side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Oxytrol For Women
    Oxytrol For Women is a nonprescription medicine used to treat an overactive bladder in women. This eMedTV Web article offers an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Ozurdex
    Ozurdex is injected directly into the eye to treat macular edema and uveitis. This part of the eMedTV site talks about this prescription drug in detail, giving an overview of how it works, how it is administered, possible side effects, and more.
  • Pacerone
    Available by prescription only, Pacerone is a drug used to treat dangerous heart rhythm problems. This eMedTV Web page features a comprehensive look at this antiarrhythmia medication, including dosing instructions, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Paclitaxel
    Paclitaxel is a medicine prescribed for treating lung cancer, breast cancer, and ovarian cancer. This eMedTV resource describes paclitaxel uses in more detail, explains how the medication works, and offers general dosing information.
  • Palgic
    Palgic is a prescription drug used for treating a variety of allergies, including eye and skin allergies. This eMedTV resource describes how the medicine works, explains what forms and strengths it comes in, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Paliperidone
    Paliperidone is a drug that is licensed for treating schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. This eMedTV Web page further explores the effects of paliperidone, offers general dosing information for the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Paliperidone Palmitate
    Paliperidone palmitate is prescribed to help treat schizophrenia by blocking certain brain chemicals. This eMedTV page presents a closer look at this antipsychotic drug, with details on who can use it, dosing tips, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Palivizumab
    Available by prescription, palivizumab is a drug used for the prevention of serious problems related to RSV. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to minimize RSV complications in children. Details on dosing and side effects are also discussed.
  • Palonosetron
    Palonosetron is a drug that is licensed to prevent nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy or surgery. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
  • Pamelor
    Pamelor is a prescription medication that is approved to help treat depression. This eMedTV article explains how the medication can affect certain chemicals in the brain, lists potential side effects, and gives tips for those taking the medication.
  • Pamidronate
    Pamidronate is a medication used for treating bone problems or blood calcium problems caused by cancer. This eMedTV article offers a general overview of pamidronate, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
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