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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Macugen - Methocarbamol

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Macugen to Methocarbamol. 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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  • Macugen
    Macugen is a medicine that is prescribed to treat age-related wet macular degeneration. This eMedTV Web page explains how Macugen can help slow down vision loss, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Magnacet
    Magnacet is a prescription medication used for treating moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV resource describes how Magnacet works, explains what side effects may occur with treatment, and offers important warnings for this drug.
  • Makena
    To help prevent preterm birth, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called Makena. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this medication, including how it is injected, how often it needs to be used, what to expect, and more.
  • Malarone
    Malarone is a drug used to treat or prevent malaria. This portion of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on how it works, safety issues to keep in mind, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Mangosteen
    Mangosteen is a type of fruit that may have several medicinal benefits. This eMedTV Web article offers a complete overview of this product, including information on its possible medicinal properties, potential side effects, and general safety concerns.
  • Maprotiline
    Maprotiline is a common drug licensed for treating depression. This eMedTV Web page discusses these uses in more detail, explains how the medication works, describes possible side effects that may occur, and offers links to specific information.
  • Maqui Berry
    Containing a high antioxidant content, maqui berries are commonly used in various health products. This eMedTV article takes a look at the claimed benefits of this fruit. It also discusses some safety precautions and explores its effectiveness.
  • Maraviroc
    Maraviroc is a prescription drug that is licensed for treating HIV and AIDS. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, describes its effects, and offers general dosing tips and precautions.
  • Marinol
    Marinol is used to stimulate the appetite in people who have AIDS. As this eMedTV segment explains, it can also be used to treat chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. This page provides a detailed look at this drug's uses, side effects, and more.
  • Marlissa
    Marlissa is a type of birth control pill. This selection from the eMedTV Web site contains details on how this combined oral contraceptive works, covers dosing instructions, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Marplan
    Marplan is a medication that is prescribed to treat depression when other antidepressants have failed. This eMedTV page explains why doctors hesitate to prescribe this drug and provides information about the product's dosing guidelines and side effects.
  • Marqibo
    A chemotherapy drug, Marqibo is approved to treat a certain type of leukemia. This Web page takes a closer look at this prescription drug, with information on specific uses, dosing tips, how it works, and potential side effects.
  • Mavik
    Mavik is a drug that can be used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page lists other Mavik uses (such as lowering the risk of developing congestive heart failure symptoms after a heart attack), as well as possible side effects of the drug.
  • Maxair
    Maxair is commonly prescribed to prevent or treat bronchospasms in people with asthma or COPD. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, including approved uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Maxalt
    Maxalt is a prescription drug often used to treat a migraine headache as it occurs. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains in detail how this drug works, its potential side effects, tips on when and how to take it, and more.
  • Maxidex
    Maxidex is an eye drop prescribed to treat swelling of the eyes and eyelids due to certain eye conditions. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Maxidone
    Maxidone is a type of pain reliever that is only available by prescription. This selection from the eMedTV Web site describes the drug in more detail, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Maxipime
    Maxipime is a prescription antibiotic medicine used to treat certain types of infections. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of important features of this drug, including when it is prescribed, how it is given, side effects, and more.
  • Maxzide
    Maxzide is approved for the treatment of high blood pressure and fluid retention. This segment of the eMedTV library offers a detailed look at the drug, including how it works, dosing information, precautions and warnings, and side effects.
  • Mecasermin
    Mecasermin is a hormone-replacement drug used to treat children of short stature. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this prescription medicine, including when it is used, how it is given, and what to expect during treatment.
  • Mechlorethamine
    By disrupting DNA replication, mechlorethamine can help treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV page contains an overview of this prescription drug, including specific uses, how it is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • Meclizine
    Meclizine is an antihistamine drug commonly used for treating motion sickness and vertigo. This eMedTV Web page describes how the product works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Medicine
    This eMedTV page defines an off-label use as one where a physician prescribes a medication to treat a condition, even though the FDA has not approved the medicine for that specific use. This page also discusses guidelines for off-label uses.
  • Medroxyprogesterone
    Medroxyprogesterone is a drug that helps prevent pregnancy, treat irregular vaginal bleeding, and more. This eMedTV segment talks about this medication in detail, with information on its effects in the body, how it is given, and what to expect.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Intramuscular Injection
    Medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection is prescribed to prevent pregnancy and reduce cancer symptoms. This eMedTV resource explains how this synthetic hormone works, lists potential side effects, and describes when and how it is administered.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Subcutaneous Injection
    Medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous injection is given to prevent pregnancy and relieve endometriosis pain. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at how this drug works, dosing tips, and general safety concerns to be aware of before receiving this shot.
  • Mefenamic Acid
    Mefenamic acid is a common drug licensed to relieve mild to moderate pain. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers a more in-depth look at this medication, including its uses, effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
  • Mefloquine
    Mefloquine is a drug prescribed to treat or prevent malaria. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on dosing guidelines, potential side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Mefoxin
    Mefoxin is a type of antibiotic used to treat a number of different infections. This eMedTV article gives a detailed overview of this product, including how it works, instructions for using it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Megace
    The prescription drug Megace is licensed for various uses in people with AIDS and certain cancers. This eMedTV Web page describes how this medicine works for specific uses, explains some tips on how to take it, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Megace ES
    Megace ES is a drug prescribed to help stimulate appetite and cause weight gain in people with AIDS. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth overview on the effectiveness of this medicine, potential side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Megestrol
    Megestrol is prescribed to stimulate appetite in people with AIDS and to treat breast or endometrial cancer. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of various details on this drug, including dosing instructions, side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Megestrol ES
    Megestrol ES comes as a liquid that is taken by mouth once daily to cause weight gain in people with AIDS. This eMedTV segment features a number of details on this drug, including potential side effects, information on clinical trials, and safety issues.
  • Mekinist
    Mekinist is prescribed to treat an advanced form of skin cancer. This eMedTV Web page provides more details on this drug, with information on when it is prescribed, how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Melatonin
    Melatonin is a supplement that is often used to treat insomnia and other sleep disorders. This part of the eMedTV site covers other possible melatonin uses, explains how the hormone affects sleep patterns, and describes side effects that may occur.
  • Mellaril
    Mellaril is a prescription medicine that is licensed for the treatment of schizophrenia. This eMedTV Web page further describes the drug, noting in particular its effects, dosing information, strengths, and potential side effects.
  • Meloxicam
    Meloxicam is a type of pain-relief medicine that is used to relieve common arthritis symptoms. This eMedTV article discusses specific uses of meloxicam and offers information on its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Melphalan
    Melphalan can help minimize symptoms caused by ovarian cancer or multiple myeloma. This eMedTV article presents a comprehensive overview of this prescription chemotherapy drug, including dosing regimens, specific uses, safety precautions, and more.
  • Memantine
    Memantine is a prescription drug that is approved for treating dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Memantine XR
    Memantine XR is a drug prescribed for treating Alzheimer's disease. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this medication, including general dosing guidelines, details on how it works, and potential side effects.
  • Menactra
    Typically given as a one-time injection, Menactra is a vaccine that can help prevent bacterial meningitis. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this vaccine, including information on side effects, dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Menest
    Menest is a hormone replacement medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page explains what this drug is used for, describes how it works and its effects, offers general dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • MenHibrix
    As a type of vaccine, MenHibrix is given to infants to help protect them from dangerous diseases. This eMedTV Web selection contains more information on this vaccine, including details on how it works, when it is given, potential side effects, and more.
  • Meningococcal Vaccine
    There are many types of meningococcal vaccine available in the United States. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of these vaccines, including information on how they differ and who should get vaccinated.
  • Menomune
    Menomune is used to provide protection against bacterial meningitis. This eMedTV segment gives a detailed overview of this vaccine, with information on the other diseases it can prevent, who it is recommended for, how it works, and more.
  • Menostar
    Menostar is a prescription estrogen medication used to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV segment describes how Menostar works, explains how to use the skin patch, and lists warnings to be aware of before starting treatment.
  • Menveo
    Menveo is a vaccination that offers protection against bacterial meningitis and other conditions. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this injected vaccine, explaining who can use it, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Meperidine
    Meperidine is a prescription pain reliever that is classified as a controlled substance. This page on the eMedTV site describes the effects of the medicine, offers dosing information, and explains why this drug is rarely used nowadays.
  • Mercaptopurine
    Mercaptopurine can help treat a type of cancer called acute lymphatic leukemia (ALL). This eMedTV Web selection features an overview of this chemotherapy drug, including how it works, dosing information, safety precautions, and links to more details.
  • Meridia
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Meridia to help people lose weight. This eMedTV page explains in detail how the drug works by affecting certain brain chemicals, and discusses possible side effects and general precautions for taking the drug.
  • Mesalamine
    Mesalamine is a prescription medicine that is used for treating ulcerative colitis. This segment of the eMedTV archives further describes the uses and effects of the medication and offers links to the various forms of the drug that are available.
  • Metadate CD
    Metadate CD, an extended-release medication, is licensed to treat ADHD in children. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works and further explores its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Metadate ER
    Metadate ER, a prescription medicine, is used for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, lists possible side effects to be aware of, and describes the effects of the medication.
  • Metaglip
    Metaglip is a prescription medicine that is used to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works to lower blood sugar, lists potential side effects, and offers tips on taking the medication.
  • Metanx
    Metanx is a vitamin prescribed to increase circulation in people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. This eMedTV page further describes this supplement, with details on how it works to improve blood flow, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Metaproterenol
    Metaproterenol is a prescription drug that is approved to treat bronchospasms due to asthma or COPD. This eMedTV page covers side effects, dosing guidelines, and strengths of the medicine -- as well as what to do if you miss a dose.
  • Metaxalone
    Metaxalone is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of muscle spasms. This eMedTV Web page describes this medication in more detail, including information on how the muscle relaxant works, dosing tips, and potential side effects.
  • Metformin
    Metformin is a prescription medicine used to decrease blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how metformin works to decrease the amount of sugar produced by the body and outlines potential side effects.
  • Metformin ER
    Metformin ER is a prescription medication that is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains how metformin ER works to control blood sugar levels, its potential side effects, and some tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Metformin Oral Solution
    Metformin oral solution is used to treat type 2 diabetes in people who have trouble swallowing pills. This eMedTV Web page further explores the drug, including how it works, potential side effects, and dosage information.
  • Methadone
    Methadone is a prescription narcotic medicine approved for treating pain and aiding in addiction treatment. This eMedTV article describes the uses and effects of the drug, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Methamphetamine
    Methamphetamine is a medication that may be used to treat ADHD and obesity. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of methamphetamine, including a discussion of how the prescription drug works and a list of some of its more common side effects.
  • Methimazole
    A drug that is available only by prescription, methimazole is used to treat an overactive thyroid. This eMedTV segment gives an in-depth overview of this antithyroid medication, explaining its side effects, when and how to take it, and more.
  • Methitest
    Containing an altered form of testosterone, Methitest is used to treat low testosterone in men. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of this steroid, including information on its dosing guidelines, how it works, safety warnings, and more.
  • Methocarbamol
    A prescription medicine, methocarbamol is used to treat muscle spasms. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at this medication, with information on potential side effects, when and how to take it, warnings and safety precautions, and more.
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