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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Atorvastatin - Benzonatate

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Atorvastatin to Benzonatate. 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
  • Atorvastatin
    Available by prescription, atorvastatin is a drug used to treat high cholesterol and other conditions. This eMedTV resource explains in detail how this medication works and describes its uses, benefits, potential side effects, and more.
  • Atovaquone/Proguanil
    Available by prescription only, atovaquone/proguanil is a drug used to treat or prevent malaria. This eMedTV article gives a detailed overview of this medication, explaining how to take it, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Atripla
    Atripla is a prescription HIV and AIDS medication. This eMedTV article describes the various components that are in the combination drug, explains how Atripla works to stop HIV from multiplying, and offers dosing information for the medicine.
  • Atrovent
    Atrovent is a prescribed drug that treats chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or a runny nose. As this eMedTV page explains, Atrovent opens airways and decreases fluid production in the nasal cavity. The page also lists side effects and dosing tips.
  • Atrovent HFA
    Atrovent HFA is a prescription medication that is used to prevent airway spasms caused by COPD. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the drug, including a discussion on how it works, how to use it, some side effects it may cause, and more.
  • Atrovent Inhalation Solution
    Atrovent inhalation solution is a prescription drug that treats breathing problems associated with COPD. This eMedTV page explains how Atrovent inhalation solution works, describes how to use the nebulizer solution, and lists possible side effects.
  • Atrovent Nasal Spray
    Atrovent nasal spray may be prescribed to treat a runny nose due to the common cold or allergies. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at Atrovent nasal spray and its effects, precautions and warnings, and dosing information.
  • Aubagio
    Aubagio is a prescription drug used to treat certain types of multiple sclerosis. This article from the eMedTV Web library explores this medication in more detail, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Augmentin
    Augmentin is a prescription antibiotic that is licensed to treat various types of infections. This eMedTV article discusses Augmentin uses in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains what you should know before taking the antibiotic.
  • Augmentin ES
    Augmentin ES is prescribed for children who have problems with ear infections. This section of the eMedTV Web library offers a complete overview of this drug, including how it works, when and how to take it, and a list of potential side effects.
  • Augmentin XR
    If you have pneumonia or a sinus infection, your healthcare provider may prescribe Augmentin XR. This eMedTV segment offers more information on the antibiotic, including details on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Avage
    Avage is a skin cream used to treat fine facial wrinkling and other signs of overexposure to the sun. This eMedTV segment talks about this prescription drug in detail, with information on side effects, how to apply it, and how it works.
  • Avalide
    Avalide is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV Web site gives an overview of this combination medicine, including an explanation of how it works, its potential side effects, when and how to take it, and more.
  • Avanafil
    Avanafil tablets are taken 30 minutes before sexual activity to help men who have erectile dysfunction. This eMedTV article presents more information on this prescription medicine, including how it works, safety issues, side effects, and more.
  • Avandamet
    Avandamet is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This part of the eMedTV Web site provides detailed information on Avandamet and its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Avandaryl
    Avandaryl is a prescribed medicine that is used to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to lower blood sugar, lists potential side effects, covers general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Avandia
    Avandia is a prescription medicine used to help control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how Avandia helps your body to use its natural insulin better and outlines some potential side effects of the drug.
  • Avapro
    Avapro is often prescribed for people with diabetic nephropathy or high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how the drug works and discusses possible side effects, available strengths, and general dosing information.
  • Avastin
    Avastin is commonly used in the treatment of specific types of cancer. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides a detailed overview of the drug, including what cancers it treats, how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Avelox
    Avelox is an antibiotic prescribed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This article on the eMedTV Web site explains how Avelox works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Aviane
    Aviane is a combined oral contraceptive, meaning it contains both an estrogen and a progestin. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the medication, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Avinza
    Avinza is a narcotic that can be prescribed to provide around-the-clock pain relief. This eMedTV Web page describes how Avinza works, lists potential side effects that may occur, and explains what you should be aware of before using this drug.
  • Avodart
    Avodart is a prescription drug licensed to treat an enlarged prostate (or BPH). This eMedTV Web page discusses Avodart effects, dosing guidelines, strengths, and possible side effects (which can include erectile dysfunction and breast tenderness).
  • Avonex
    Avonex is a medication that is often prescribed for treating multiple sclerosis. This page from the eMedTV Web site explores how Avonex works, describes the effects of the drug, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Axert
    Axert is a prescription medicine that is used to treat a migraine headache as it occurs. This eMedTV article explains how Axert works to narrow blood vessels in the head, and also lists possible side effects of the drug and tips on how to take it.
  • Axid
    Axid is a drug commonly used to treat duodenal ulcers, gastric ulcers, and GERD. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed overview of Axid (which is available both by prescription and over-the-counter) and links to more information.
  • Axiron
    If you have low testosterone levels, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called Axiron. This eMedTV segment gives a complete overview of this anabolic steroid, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Axitinib
    Axitinib is a drug used to treat kidney cancer that has spread to other areas in the body. This eMedTV Web selection takes a detailed look at this chemotherapy medicine, with information on how it is taken, how it works, safety issues, and more.
  • Azactam
    Azactam is a medication prescribed to treat a number of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web selection offers an in-depth look at this medication, including specific uses, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Azasan
    Azasan is prescribed to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant and to treat rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this medication, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Azathioprine
    Azathioprine is a drug that is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and prevent kidney transplant rejection. This eMedTV page provides an overview of this prescription medication, including information on how it works and potential side effects.
  • Azelaic Acid Cream
    Available by prescription only, azelaic acid cream is a skin medication used to treat acne. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on side effects, when and how to apply it, safety precautions, and more.
  • Azelaic Acid Gel
    Available by prescription only, azelaic acid gel is a drug that treats rosacea. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on when and how to use it, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Azelastine
    Azelastine is a prescription nasal spray used for treating seasonal allergic rhinitis or vasomotor rhinitis. This eMedTV segment explores the effects of azelastine, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Azelastine Ophthalmic Solution
    Azelastine ophthalmic solution is a prescription eye drop approved to treat eye allergies. This eMedTV segment describes how the medication works, explains when and how to use it, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Azelastine/Fluticasone Nasal Spray
    Azelastine/fluticasone nasal spray is used twice daily to treat seasonal allergies in adults and teens. This eMedTV article presents more information on this prescription medicine, including how it works, safety issues, side effects, and more.
  • Azelex
    Azelex is a prescription skin cream used to treat acne. This selection 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.
  • Azficel-T
    Azficel-T is a personalized cell therapy used for cosmetic purposes. This eMedTV Web selection provides a complete overview of this treatment, explaining its main use, what to expect, dosing guidelines, and why it may not be right for everyone.
  • Azilect
    Azilect is a Parkinson's disease medication available by prescription only. This page from the eMedTV library describes how Azilect works, explains when and how to take the medicine, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Azilsartan
    Azilsartan is a prescription drug approved to lower blood pressure. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, with details on how it works, potential side effects, tips for when and how to take it, and general safety concerns.
  • Azilsartan/Chlorthalidone
    People with high blood pressure may be given azilsartan/chlorthalidone. This page from the eMedTV site presents an overview of this combination medication, including details on how it works, side effects, and why it may not be safe for some people.
  • Azithromycin
    Azithromycin is a prescription antibiotic that is prescribed to treat numerous common infections. This eMedTV article lists some specific infections that can be treated with azithromycin and discusses azithromycin effects, strengths, and side effects.
  • Azmacort
    Azmacort is commonly prescribed to prevent (rather than treat) asthma attacks. This page on the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at how the medication works, highlights potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to use the inhaler.
  • Azopt
    Azopt is a prescription eye drop licensed to treat high eye pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web library explains how this medication works, describes possible side effects, and covers some general dosing guidelines.
  • AZOR
    AZOR is a prescription medicine that is approved for treating high blood pressure. This article on the eMedTV site offers dosing information on AZOR, describes possible effects of the medicine, and explains what you should know before taking it.
  • Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution
    This eMedTV page looks at how aztreonam for inhalation solution is prescribed to treat a bacterial infection in those with cystic fibrosis. It describes how this antibiotic works and discusses possible side effects, dosing tips, and various other topics.
  • Aztreonam Injection
    Aztreonam injection is a drug licensed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV article discusses the antibiotic in more detail, explaining how it works, what to expect, how it is administered, and more.
  • Azulfidine
    Azulfidine is a prescription medicine that is commonly used for treating ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page offers a general overview of the drug, including information on how it works, its effects, possible side effects, and more.
  • Azulfidine EN-tabs
    Azulfidine EN-tabs is a drug commonly prescribed for ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page explains how the medicine relieves the symptoms of these conditions, lists possible side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Azurette
    Azurette 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.
  • Baclofen
    Baclofen is a prescription medication used for treating spasticity caused by MS or a spinal cord problem. This eMedTV Web resource offers a more in-depth look at this drug, including its effects, dosage guidelines, and general precautions and warnings.
  • Bactrim
    Bactrim is an antibiotic often prescribed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This article on the eMedTV site describes how Bactrim works, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists potential side effects of the medication.
  • Bactrim DS
    Bactrim DS is an antibiotic that is often prescribed to treat certain types of infections. This eMedTV resource explains how this medication works and offers a more in-depth look at dosing information, potential side effects, and general precautions.
  • Bactroban
    Bactroban is an antibiotic that is especially effective against MRSA when used as a nasal ointment. This eMedTV selection provides an in-depth look at this prescription drug, with information on how to use it, possible side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Balmex
    Balmex is a line of over-the-counter (OTC) diaper rash products used to both treat and prevent rashes. This eMedTV resource describes the various products in this line, explains how they work, and provides information on how to use them.
  • Balsalazide
    Balsalazide can help relieve inflammation and other symptoms caused by ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works to treat the condition, tips for those taking it, and possible side effects.
  • Balziva
    Balziva is an oral contraceptive that is only available by prescription. This selection from the eMedTV Web site further explains how the product works to prevent pregnancy, lists possible side effects that may occur, and offers tips on taking this pill.
  • Banzel
    Banzel is a prescribed drug used to treat seizures in people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This eMedTV Web article provides a detailed overview of this medication, including information on how it works, general dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Basiliximab
    Basiliximab is a drug used to prevent transplant rejection in people who recently had a kidney transplant. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at this anti-rejection drug, with information on how it is given, how it works, safety issues, and more.
  • BCG Vaccine
    In parts of the world where tuberculosis is common, infants may receive the BCG vaccine. This eMedTV page explains how the vaccine is used to prevent tuberculosis. This page also provides information on who should and shouldn't get the vaccine.
  • Beclomethasone
    Beclomethasone is a medicine that is used for reducing inflammation in people with asthma or allergies. This eMedTV page further describes the nasal spray and inhaler versions of this drug, including information on dosing and possible side effects.
  • Beclomethasone Inhaler
    Beclomethasone inhalers can be used to prevent asthma attacks and improve breathing in people with asthma. This eMedTV article explains how the beclomethasone inhaler works, describes the effects of the drug, and offers general dosing information.
  • Beclomethasone Nasal Aerosol
    Beclomethasone nasal aerosol is used to relieve sneezing, runny nose, and other allergy symptoms. This eMedTV page explains how this nasal spray works to treat seasonal or perennial allergies, describes how to use it, and lists possible side effects.
  • Beclomethasone Nasal Spray
    Beclomethasone nasal spray is used to treat nasal symptoms caused by irritants and allergies. This eMedTV segment discusses other beclomethasone nasal spray uses, describes the effects of the medicine, and explains how to use the nasal spray.
  • Beconase
    Beconase is a nasal spray that is used for treating allergic and non-allergic rhinitis. This eMedTV resource further explains what the drug is used for, describes how it works, and offers information on when and how to use the nasal spray.
  • Bedaquiline
    Bedaquiline is a medication prescribed to treat tuberculosis in people who have no other treatment options. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, lists potential side effects, and covers dosing tips. It also offers links to more information.
  • Belatacept
    Belatacept is a drug prescribed to prevent organ rejection in people who have a kidney transplant. This eMedTV resource presents a detailed look at this medication, with information on dosing guidelines, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Belimumab
    Belimumab is an injected drug that helps reduce symptoms of lupus by suppressing the immune system. This eMedTV Web selection provides important dosing tips, side effect information, safety warnings, and more.
  • Belviq
    Belviq is a weight loss drug prescribed to people who are obese or have a weight-related medical problem. This eMedTV Web page features a detailed look at the drug, including how it works, how to achieve effective results, possible side effects, and more.
  • Benadryl
    Benadryl is an antihistamine medication approved for many uses, including treating allergy symptoms. This eMedTV segment discusses the drug's uses in more detail, explains how it works, and explains what forms and strengths this product comes in.
  • Benazepril
    Benazepril is a prescription drug used to control high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how benazepril works and lists the drug's side effects and strengths, factors that can affect dosing, and things to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Benazepril-Amlodipine
    This eMedTV article explains that benazepril-amlodipine is a prescription medication that can lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to pump blood. This page also covers side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide
    Benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription drug that is used to lower high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV article offers an overview of how benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide works, its potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Bendamustine
    By causing DNA damage, bendamustine can help kill cancer cells in people with certain types of cancer. This eMedTV segment contains an overview of this prescription drug, including specific uses, how this drug is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • Benicar
    Benicar, a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure, works by relaxing the blood vessels. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, its side effects, strengths, and more.
  • Benicar HCT
    Benicar HCT is a combination drug often used in the treatment of high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Benlysta
    As this eMedTV page explains, Benlysta is a medication used in the treatment of lupus. This article gives a complete overview of this prescription drug, with details on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Bentyl
    Bentyl is commonly prescribed for treating the painful spasms caused by irritable bowel syndrome. This eMedTV page explains how Bentyl works, describes the effects of the drug, and lists potential side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • BenzaClin
    BenzaClin is a prescription medication used to treat acne. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this acne medicine, explaining how it works to kill acne-causing bacteria, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, and more.
  • Benzamycin
    Benzamycin is a medicine approved for the treatment of acne. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides a complete overview of this skin gel, including details on how it works, how effective it is, potential side effects, and more.
  • Benzonatate
    Available by prescription only, benzonatate is a drug used to stop a cough. This portion of the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at this medication, explaining how it works, what to expect during treatment, dosing guidelines, and more.
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