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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Bumex - Cardura XL

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Bumex to Cardura XL. 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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  • Bumex
    Bumex is a prescribed medication that is approved to treat fluid retention due to many causes. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to decrease blood volume and offers information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and side effects.
  • Buprenex
    Buprenex is a prescription medication approved for relieving moderate-to-severe pain. This eMedTV Web resource describes how the drug works, offers dosing information, and explains why this opioid narcotic may not be suitable for some people.
  • Buprenorphine
    Buprenorphine is a drug used to treat pain or opioid dependence. This part of the eMedTV Web site gives a complete overview of this prescription medication, with information on side effects, how to take it, generic availability, and more.
  • Buprenorphine and Naloxone
    Available by prescription only, buprenorphine and naloxone is taken to treat opioid dependence. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this drug, including details on how it works, tips on when and how to use it, and possible side effects.
  • Buprenorphine Injection
    The buprenorphine injection 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 moderate-to-severe pain.
  • Buprenorphine Patch
    Available by prescription only, the buprenorphine patch is a narcotic pain medication. This eMedTV article explains how this medicated skin patch works to treat moderate-to-severe pain, outlines dosing guidelines, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Buproban
    Buproban is often prescribed to help people successfully quit smoking. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the drug, including an explanation of how it works, dosing information and strengths, possible side effects, and more.
  • Bupropion
    Available by prescription, bupropion is a drug that is approved to treat depression. This portion of the eMedTV library provides detailed information about bupropion dosing guidelines, strengths, and possible side effects.
  • Bupropion Hydrobromide
    Available by prescription, bupropion hydrobromide is a drug used to treat depression. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this antidepressant, including information on how it works, tips for when and how to take it, and potential side effects.
  • Bupropion SR
    Bupropion SR is a prescription medicine used to treat depression and help people quit smoking. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, highlights its potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take it.
  • Bupropion XL
    Bupropion XL is a prescription medicine that treats depression and seasonal affective disorder in adults. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to affect certain brain chemicals, outlines potential side effects of the medicine, and more.
  • BuSpar
    BuSpar is a medication that is used to treat anxiety. This article from the eMedTV archives describes BuSpar in more detail and offers information on the drug's effects, dosing tips and precautions, and potential side effects.
  • Buspirone
    Buspirone is a medicine that is prescribed for the treatment of anxiety. This part of the eMedTV library describes buspirone in more detail, explains how it works to reduce symptoms of anxiety, and offers general dosing information for the drug.
  • Busulfan
    Busulfan is prescribed to help slow down the growth of cancer cells caused by chronic myelogenous leukemia. This eMedTV article explains how this chemotherapy medication works, offers dosing instructions, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Busulfan Injection
    Busulfan injection prepares the body for a stem cell transplant in people with a certain type of cancer. This eMedTV article features more details on this prescription medication, including when this drug is used, how it is given, side effects, and more.
  • Busulfex
    Busulfex is a drug prescribed to help prepare certain people for a stem cell transplant. This eMedTV Web selection explores this prescription drug in more detail, with information on specific uses, how it works, potential side effects, and other topics.
  • Butrans
    Butrans is a prescription skin patch licensed for the treatment of moderate-to-severe pain. This eMedTV resource offers a complete overview of this medicine, describing how it works, potential side effects, and tips on how to use this patch effectively.
  • Butterbur
    Butterbur is a plant that may have several medicinal benefits, such as treating allergies or migraines. This eMedTV article explores the possible benefits of this herbal supplement, discusses its effectiveness, and lists potential side effects.
  • Bydureon
    The prescription drug Bydureon is used to treat type 2 diabetes. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes the benefits of this product, explains how it works, and offers information on when and how to administer this injection.
  • Byetta
    Byetta is a prescription medicine that is approved to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article describes how to administer the Byetta injections, outlines some potential side effects, and explains how the drug works.
  • Bystolic
    Bystolic is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page describes how Bystolic works, explains when and how to take this drug, and lists some of the potential side effects of the medication.
  • C1 Esterase Inhibitor
    C1 esterase inhibitor is injected to treat pain and swelling caused by sudden hereditary angioedema attacks. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Cabazitaxel
    Available by prescription only, cabazitaxel is approved for treating prostate cancer. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of this drug, including information on possible side effects, how the drug works, and general safety precautions.
  • Cabozantinib
    Cabozantinib can help treat a certain type of cancer in adults called medullary thyroid cancer. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this chemotherapy drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Caduet
    Caduet is a combination drug prescribed to treat various conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV article describes the drug in detail, offering information on its effects, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Calan
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Calan to treat high blood pressure, chest pain, or some arrhythmias. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Calan, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on taking the medication.
  • Calan SR
    Calan SR, a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure, works by relaxing the blood vessels. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medication, offering information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips for taking it.
  • Calcipotriene
    Calcipotriene is a medication approved for the treatment of a certain type of psoriasis. This page of the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at this prescription drug, with information on when and how to take it, side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate
    If you have plaque psoriasis, your healthcare provider may recommend calcipotriene/betamethasone propionate. This eMedTV page gives a complete overview of this prescription drug, including how to use it, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Calcitonin
    Calcitonin is used for treating a few conditions, including osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV page further explains what the drug is used for, describes its various forms, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Calcitonin Salmon Injection
    Calcitonin salmon injection is used to treat Paget's disease, osteoporosis, and high blood calcium. This eMedTV resource describes how the medicine works, explains how and when the injection is given, and lists warnings and precautions for the drug.
  • Calcitonin Salmon Nasal Spray
    Calcitonin salmon nasal spray is an osteoporosis drug that is approved for postmenopausal women. This eMedTV Web page explains how the nasal spray works and offers more information on its dosing, effects, and potential side effects.
  • Calcitriol Ointment
    Calcitriol ointment is an active form of vitamin D used to treat mild-to-moderate plaque psoriasis. This eMedTV resource covers potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and what your doctor needs to know before you begin treatment with this medicine.
  • Calcium
    Calcium is an important mineral found in many foods and dietary supplements. This eMedTV Web page describes its benefits, explains how this mineral works for various uses, and lists side effects that may occur with calcium products.
  • Calcium Carbonate
    Calcium carbonate is used as both an antacid and as a calcium supplement. This page from the eMedTV library further explains what calcium carbonate is used for, describes how it works for these uses, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
    Calcium channel blockers may be prescribed to treat chest pain, arrhythmias, and high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an overview of these medications, providing information on how they work, possible side effects, and more.
  • Calcium Citrate
    Calcium citrate is a form of calcium that is commonly found in dietary supplements. This eMedTV resource explains what calcium citrate is used for, lists some of its potential side effects, and offers general dosing information for this product.
  • California Poppy
    California poppy is an herbal supplement that may be used medicinally for depression, anxiety, and insomnia. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of California poppy, including information on how it may work and potential safety concerns.
  • Cambia
    Cambia is a prescription NSAID used to treat migraine headaches that have already started. This eMedTV page discusses how the drug works and how it should be taken, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and available strengths.
  • Camila
    Camila is a prescription birth control pill that contains only the progestin hormone. This eMedTV page describes how Camila works, lists possible side effects that may occur, and explains what you should know before using this form of contraception.
  • Campath
    As this eMedTV page explains, Campath is a medication used in the treatment of leukemia. This article gives a complete overview of this prescription drug, with details on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Campral
    Campral is a prescription medicine that is approved for the treatment of alcohol dependence. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Campral, including information on how it works, tips on when and how to take the drug, and possible side effects.
  • Camptosar
    Camptosar is a drug prescribed in the treatment of certain cancers that affect the colon or rectum. This eMedTV article presents an overview of this chemotherapy medicine, with details on how it is given, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Camrese
    Camrese is a prescription birth control pill that allows women more time between menstrual periods. This eMedTV Web selection provides an overview on how Camrese works to prevent pregnancy, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • CamreseLo
    CamreseLo is a prescription birth control pill that allows women to have only four menstrual periods a year. This eMedTV article contains details on how this combined oral contraceptive works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Canagliflozin
    Canagliflozin is a medication prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers a general overview of this drug, including when it's prescribed, how it works, who may benefit from it, and more.
  • Canakinumab
    As this eMedTV article explains, canakinumab is a medicine prescribed to treat systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and other conditions. This selection presents an overview of this drug, including how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Canasa
    Canasa is a prescription medication used to reduce symptoms of ulcerative proctitis. This eMedTV page explains how to use the drug (which comes in suppository form), describes how it works, and lists precautions to be aware of before using it.
  • Candesartan
    This eMedTV article explains that candesartan (Atacand) is a drug that is licensed to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This article also covers side effects, dosing guidelines, how the medication works, and more.
  • Candesartan-Hydrochlorothiazide
    A healthcare provider can prescribe candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide to help lower blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV segment outlines how candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide works, its potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Capecitabine
    Capecitabine is often used to help treat certain types of breast or colorectal cancer. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at the medicine, including how it works to combat the cancer, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Capex
    As this eMedTV article explains, Capex is a steroid medication used to treat scalp seborrhea. This resource provides more details on this prescription product, including how it works, what to expect during treatment, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Caphosol
    Available by prescription, Caphosol is a mouth rinse used to relieve a dry mouth and prevent mouth sores. This eMedTV resource offers a comprehensive overview of this product, including how to use it, how it works, what to expect, and more.
  • Capoten
    Capoten is a drug that is licensed to treat conditions related to the heart, kidneys, and blood vessels. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its specific uses, effects, and dosing information.
  • Caprelsa
    Caprelsa is a prescription medication approved to treat thyroid cancer. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this drug, with details on the type of thyroid cancer it is approved for, how it works, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Capsaicin 8% Patch
    Capsaicin 8% patch is prescribed to treat nerve pain following a case of shingles. This eMedTV Web segment describes how the patch works, explains when and how to use it, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Captopril
    Captopril is a drug that is used for treating conditions related to the heart, blood vessels, and kidneys. This eMedTV article discusses specific uses for the drug, how it works, available strengths, and potential side effects.
  • Carafate
    Carafate is commonly prescribed to treat or prevent duodenal ulcers. This eMedTV Web resource describes how this medication works and when and how to take it, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions.
  • Carbamazepine
    Carbamazepine can be prescribed to treat bipolar disorder, trigeminal neuralgia, and epilepsy. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, noting in particular its uses, general dosing guidelines, strengths, and possible side effects.
  • Carbatrol
    Carbatrol is a medication that can be prescribed to treat epilepsy and trigeminal neuralgia. This eMedTV article further describes Carbatrol, explaining how the drug works, its potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Carbidopa
    Carbidopa is a prescription drug used to treat Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism due to other causes. This eMedTV page covers the drug's uses in more detail, describes the drug's effects, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Carbidopa-Levodopa
    Carbidopa-levodopa is a medicine licensed to treat Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism. This eMedTV segment explains carbidopa-levodopa uses in more detail, including possible side effects of the drug and helpful tips on taking the medicine.
  • Carbidopa-Levodopa CR
    Carbidopa-levodopa CR is a prescription medicine approved to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonism. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of carbidopa-levodopa CR, including information on how it works and possible side effects.
  • Carbidopa-Levodopa-Entacapone
    Carbidopa-levodopa-entacapone is a medication often prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV resource explains how carbidopa-levodopa-entacapone works, describes its effects, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Carbinoxamine
    Carbinoxamine is an antihistamine product licensed to treat various types of allergies, including hay fever. This eMedTV Web page discusses the drug's uses in more detail, explains how it works, and offers dosing information for the product.
  • Carbinoxamine Extended-Release Oral Suspension
    Carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension is a drug prescribed to treat various allergic conditions. This eMedTV segment explores the effects of this medication, how to take it, safety warnings, and more.
  • Carboplatin
    Carboplatin is a chemotherapy medication prescribed to treat ovarian cancer. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and general safety precautions.
  • Cardene
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Cardene to treat high blood pressure and chest pain. This eMedTV article discusses how Cardene works to open up the blood vessels, and offers information on potential side effects and tips on taking the medication.
  • Cardene SR
    Cardene SR is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers dosing information on Cardene SR, describes the effects of the drug, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Cardizem
    Cardizem is a drug that is commonly prescribed to treat certain types of chest pain. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of Cardizem, provides dosing information for the medicine, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Cardizem CD
    Cardizem CD is a prescription drug that is used for treating angina and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes the effects of the drug, offers general dosing information, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Cardizem LA
    Cardizem LA is a drug that is used to treat chest pain and control high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains what you should know before using Cardizem LA, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Cardura
    Cardura is a prescription medicine that is used to lower high blood pressure and treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV article highlights how the drug works, its potential side effects, guidelines for taking the medication, and more.
  • Cardura XL
    Cardura XL is a medicine approved for treating an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, dosing tips, potential side effects, and more.
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