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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Velivet - Xalkori

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Velivet to Xalkori. 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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  • Velivet
    A generic version of Cyclessa, Velivet is a prescription birth control pill. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Velivet, including detailed information on its dosing guidelines, precautions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Veltin
    Available as a gel, Veltin is a prescription medicine used to treat acne. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, and more.
  • Vemurafenib
    Vemurafenib is a medication that can help slow down the progression of a certain type of skin cancer. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to slow down abnormal cell growth, offers dosing tips, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Venlafaxine
    Venlafaxine is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of depression. This section of the eMedTV site explains how venlafaxine works and offers information on its effects, general dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Venlafaxine XR
    Venlafaxine XR is a prescription drug licensed to treat depression and anxiety disorders. This page on the eMedTV site covers venlafaxine XR side effects, strengths, and dosing guidelines, as well as what to tell your doctor before you take the drug.
  • Ventolin (HFA)
    Ventolin is a drug used to treat and prevent airway spasms. This eMedTV page covers Ventolin dosing, strengths, and side effects -- and notes that the prescription medicine may also be used to prevent exercise-induced asthma attacks.
  • Veramyst
    Veramyst is a prescription nasal spray that is used for treating common nasal allergy symptoms. This page on the eMedTV site explains how Veramyst works and further explores its effects, dosing information, and warnings and precautions.
  • Verapamil
    Verapamil is a drug that is used for treating high blood pressure, chest pain, and irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV segment offers information on verapamil and its uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Verdeso
    Available by prescription only, Verdeso is used to treat atopic dermatitis. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this medicated skin foam, including specific uses, how it works, how to apply it, safety precautions, and more.
  • Veregen
    Veregen ointment is applied three times daily to treat external genital and perianal warts. This eMedTV Web page explores the effects of this medication, covers what you need to know before using it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Verelan
    Verelan is prescribed to lower high blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and improving blood flow. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medicine, providing information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Verelan PM
    Verelan PM is a medicine licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers dosing information for this medication, describes its effects, explains what you should know before beginning treatment, and more.
  • Versacloz
    A doctor may prescribe Versacloz to treat schizophrenia or suicidal behavior. This eMedTV overview talks about how this antipsychotic drug works and how to take it, as well as possible side effects, general safety warnings, and more.
  • Versed
    Versed is a prescription drug that can be used as a sedative or anesthesia before a medical procedure. This eMedTV article explains how Versed works and offers an in-depth look at its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • VESIcare
    VESIcare is a drug that is prescribed for overactive bladder symptoms. This selection from the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at how this drug works and also includes dosing guidelines and information on possible side effects.
  • Vestura
    As a type of prescription birth control pill, Vestura can prevent pregnancy while also treating acne. This eMedTV Web selection presents a complete overview on how this contraceptive works, potential side effects, general dosing instructions, and more.
  • Viagra
    Viagra has been licensed to treat erectile dysfunction (also known as ED). This eMedTV Web page discusses how the prescription medication works, how and when to take it, and also provides information on side effects, dosing, and strengths.
  • Vibramycin
    Vibramycin is a prescription medication used to treat or prevent a variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including information on how this antibiotic works, its uses, possible side effects, and more.
  • Vicodin
    Vicodin is approved for the treatment of moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at Vicodin, including information on how it works, tips on when and how to take it, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Victoza
    Victoza is a drug that helps control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This part of the eMedTV site gives a complete overview of this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • VICTRELIS
    As a protease inhibitor, VICTRELIS is useful in treating chronic cases of hepatitis C. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of this medication, including information on side effects, safety warnings, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Videx
    Videx is a prescription medication used to treat HIV and AIDS by preventing the HIV virus from multiplying. This eMedTV article provides detailed information on Videx, including potential side effects and important tips for taking the drug.
  • Vigabatrin
    Adults and children with certain types of seizures may benefit from using vigabatrin. This selection from the eMedTV library gives an overview of this drug, explaining when a healthcare provider may prescribe it, how it controls seizures, and more.
  • Vigamox
    Vigamox is a prescription eye drop that is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this antibiotic medication, including how it works, potential side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • VigRX
    VigRX is an herbal supplement claimed to provide natural "male enhancement." This article from the eMedTV library explores the possible effects of this supplement, explains what side effects may occur, and discusses the effectiveness of this product.
  • VigRX Plus
    VigRX Plus is a "natural male enhancement" supplement that is claimed to treat impotence. This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of VigRX Plus, including information on the safety and effectiveness of this product, as well as possible side effects.
  • Viibryd
    Available by prescription only, Viibryd is a medication used to treat major depression. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on how it works, who can take it, side effects, and more.
  • Vilazodone
    Vilazodone is commonly prescribed in the treatment of depression. This eMedTV page gives a complete overview of this product, explaining how it works to balance serotonin levels, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Vimovo
    Vimovo is a medication prescribed to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Vimpat
    Vimpat is a medication prescribed to treat partial seizures. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at how the drug works and further explores its effects, potential side effects, general precautions, and dosage information.
  • Vincasar PFS
    Vincasar PFS is a chemotherapy drug approved to treat a certain type of leukemia. This eMedTV segment contains more details on this prescription drug, with information on dosing instructions, details on how it works, and potential side effects.
  • Vincristine
    Vincristine is a drug prescribed to help slow down the progression of certain types of leukemia. This eMedTV Web selection presents a comprehensive overview of this chemotherapy drug, including dosing tips, specific uses, safety issues, and more.
  • Vinorelbine
    Vinorelbine helps treat a certain type of lung cancer by interfering with how cancer cells divide. This eMedTV selection contains an overview of this drug, including what it is prescribed for, how it is administered, and links to more details.
  • Viokace
    Viokace is prescribed for the treatment of pancreatic enzyme deficiencies caused by various conditions. This eMedTV overview includes details on how this medication works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Viorele
    Viorele is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Viracept
    Viracept is a medicine that is often used in combination with other drugs as part of an HIV "cocktail." This eMedTV page explains how the drug works for treating HIV and AIDS, offers dosing information, and lists possible side effects.
  • Viramune
    Viramune is a prescription medication that is used for treating HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV page explains how Viramune helps prevent HIV from spreading to uninfected cells, lists possible side effects of the drug, and offers general dosing information.
  • Viramune XR
    Viramune XR is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This selection from the eMedTV site further discusses how Viramune XR works, outlines some possible side effects, and provides some tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Viread
    Viread is a prescription HIV, AIDS, and hepatitis B drug. This eMedTV page discusses the medication in more detail, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, and what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Visken
    Visken is a beta blocker medicine often prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Vismodegib
    Vismodegib is a prescription medication used to treat certain cases of basal cell carcinoma. This eMedTV Web selection presents more detailed information on this medicine, including how to take it, how it works, important safety precautions, and more.
  • Vistaril
    Vistaril is a prescribed antihistamine that has several uses, such as treating certain allergic reactions. 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.
  • Vitamin A
    Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin necessary for a healthy immune system and good vision. This eMedTV resource explores other benefits of this vitamin, lists some of its potential side effects, and explains when supplementation is necessary.
  • Vitamin B12
    Vitamin B12 is important for healthy nerve and blood cells, as well as for making DNA. This eMedTV resource explores other benefits of this vitamin, explains what forms it comes in, and discusses the effectiveness of this product.
  • Vitamin B6
    Vitamin B6 is essential for the formation of hemoglobin, an important part of red blood cells. This eMedTV resource further explains what vitamin B6 is used for, explores the product's effectiveness, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Vitamin C
    Many people take vitamin C to prevent or treat a cold. This eMedTV article provides an overview of vitamin C, describing the effects that it may have on the body and also discussing its safety and effectiveness.
  • Vitamin E
    A fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin E is primarily used for its antioxidant activity. This eMedTV Web page explains how it works, describes the possible benefits of using vitamin E products, and offers general warnings and precautions for these products.
  • Vitex
    Vitex is an herb that is claimed to be beneficial for several conditions, such as infertility and PMS. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this supplement, including information on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Vivactil
    Vivactil is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat depression in adults. This page on the eMedTV site describes the drug in more detail, including an explanation of how the antidepressant works and a list of side effects that are possible.
  • Vivelle-Dot
    Vivelle-Dot is an estrogen patch approved for treating common menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at Vivelle-Dot and its other uses, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and warnings and precautions.
  • Vivitrol
    Available by prescription only, Vivitrol is a drug used to help people who have abused alcohol or opioids. This eMedTV page describes important features of this drug, including how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Voltaren
    Voltaren is used to treat symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, such as pain and stiffness. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, lists possible side effects, and offers things to consider before taking it.
  • Voltaren Gel
    Voltaren Gel is a prescription NSAID approved for treating osteoarthritis. This eMedTV page explores this product in more detail, noting in particular its side effects, dosing guidelines, and some general precautions to be aware of before using the gel.
  • Voltaren Ophthalmic
    Voltaren Ophthalmic is a prescription eye drop licensed to treat symptoms caused by specific eye surgeries. This eMedTV resource explains how the eye drops work, describes possible side effects, and covers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Voltaren-XR
    Voltaren-XR is a medicine commonly used to relieve pain, inflammation, and other arthritis symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers a complete overview of the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Vorinostat
    Vorinostat can help reduce symptoms of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in some people. This eMedTV segment offers details on several aspects of this chemotherapy drug, including when a doctor may prescribe it, how it is taken, potential side effects, and more.
  • Vospire ER
    If you have airway spasms, your doctor may prescribe Vospire ER. This eMedTV article explains how this product works, describes the effects of the drug, and lists some of its common side effects (such as nervousness).
  • VOTRIENT
    Votrient is a drug licensed to slow down the progression of certain types of cancer. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of this product, with details on how it works, potential side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Vusion
    Vusion ointment is typically prescribed to treat diaper rashes complicated by yeast infections. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of Vusion, explains how it works, and describes how long and how often you need to apply the ointment.
  • Vytorin
    Vytorin, a drug combining simvastatin and ezetimibe, is used for high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV article further discusses the drug, including information on its uses, effects, strengths, potential side effects, and more.
  • Vyvanse
    Vyvanse is a prescribed medication that helps to control the symptoms of ADHD. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Vyvanse, explains how the medication works, and lists some of the more common side effects.
  • Warfarin
    Warfarin is a prescription medicine licensed to prevent and treat blood clots due to various causes. This eMedTV article describes how this medication works, lists potential side effects, and explains what you should be aware of before taking it.
  • WelChol
    WelChol is a prescription medication used to treat high cholesterol and diabetes. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at WelChol, providing detailed information on its uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Wellbutrin
    Wellbutrin is a prescription medication that is approved to treat depression. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, highlights some of its potential side effects, offers tips on when and how to take it, and more.
  • Wellbutrin SR
    Wellbutrin SR is commonly prescribed for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works to relieve depression symptoms, highlights some potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Wellbutrin XL
    Wellbutrin XL is a prescription drug that is approved to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, highlights potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medicine.
  • Wera
    Wera is a type of birth control pill that works to prevent pregnancy mainly by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Westhroid
    Westhroid is a prescription medicine most commonly used to treat an underactive thyroid. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works, provides general dosing information, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Whey Protein
    Whey protein is a protein from cow's milk that may have several beneficial uses, such as controlling weight. This eMedTV article provides an overview of whey protein, including how it is thought to work, possible side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Wild Yam
    Wild yam is often used medicinally as an herbal remedy for treating various conditions. This page on the eMedTV site explains how it works, explores its effectiveness, and offers safety warnings and precautions for this product.
  • Wymzya Fe
    Wymzya Fe, a prescription birth control pill, works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV Web page provides a detailed description on how Wymzya Fe works and also discusses its dosing guidelines and possible side effects.
  • Xalatan
    Xalatan is a prescription medicine licensed to reduce eye pressure caused by certain conditions. This eMedTV resource explains how the eye drops work, explores their effects, and explains when and how to use them.
  • Xalkori
    Xalkori is a medicine prescribed to treat non-small cell lung cancer. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers a complete overview of this chemotherapy drug, with details on how it works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
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