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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Panax Ginseng - Pirmella

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Panax Ginseng to Pirmella. 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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  • Panax Ginseng
    Panax ginseng is a popular supplement used for stimulating the immune system and improving mental function. This eMedTV page further describes the effects of the product, explains how it works, and offers safety information for the supplement.
  • Pancreatic Enzymes
    Pancreatic enzymes are usually taken by those with cystic fibrosis or chronic pancreatitis. This eMedTV segment talks about how these enzymes aid in the digestion of meals and also discusses the ingredients contained in the enzymes.
  • Pancreaze
    A prescription medication, Pancreaze is approved for increasing pancreatic enzymes. This eMedTV resource covers various topics on this drug, including dosing instructions, how it works, safety precautions, and more.
  • Panitumumab
    Panitumumab is a drug used to treat colorectal cancer that has spread to other areas in the body. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at this chemotherapy drug, with information on how it is given, how it works, safety issues, and more.
  • Pantoprazole
    Pantoprazole sodium (Protonix) is a drug used to treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease. This eMedTV article discusses how this medication works, what conditions it is used to treat, and side effects that may occur when using it.
  • ParaGard
    ParaGard is an intrauterine device (IUD) placed in the uterus for the long-term prevention of pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Parcopa
    Parcopa is a prescription medicine approved to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinson-like symptoms. This eMedTV article contains an overview of Parcopa, including information on how this drug works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Parlodel
    Parlodel is a drug that can be prescribed to treat hyperprolactinemia, acromegaly, and parkinsonism. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works and offers more information on its uses, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Parnate
    Parnate is a medication that can be prescribed to treat depression in adults. This page on the eMedTV site discusses Parnate uses in more detail, offers general dosing information for the drug, and explains how the medication works.
  • Paroxetine
    Paroxetine is a medication that is used to treat depression and several other conditions. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at paroxetine, including information about its uses and possible side effects.
  • Paroxetine Controlled Release
    Paroxetine controlled release is a drug that is used to treat conditions like depression and panic disorder. This eMedTV Web page lists other conditions that can be treated with paroxetine controlled release and explains how the medication works.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate
    Major depression and other mental health conditions can be treated with paroxetine mesylate. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, discusses other conditions it is used to treat, and provides tips for how and when to take it.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate Capsules
    Paroxetine mesylate capsules are a non-hormonal medicine used to treat hot flashes due to menopause. This eMedTV Web selection offers an overview of this medicine, including information on possible side effects, when to take it, and how it works.
  • Passion Flower
    Passion flower is a supplement that is often used for treating anxiety and sleeping problems. This eMedTV page further explains what passion flower is used for, lists possible side effects of the supplement, and explores its safety and effectiveness.
  • Pataday
    Pataday is a prescription eyedrop approved for treating itchy eyes due to eye allergies. This eMedTV Web page explains how this medication works, offers tips on how to use it, and lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of, and more.
  • Patanase
    Patanase is a prescription medicine approved for treating nasal symptoms caused by seasonal allergies. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of Patanase, explains how it works, and offers general dosing information for the drug.
  • Patanol
    Patanol is a prescription eyedrop used to prevent or relieve symptoms of eye allergies. This eMedTV Web segment explains how the medication works, offers general dosing guidelines, lists possible side effects that may occur, and more.
  • Paxil
    Paxil is often prescribed to treat depression, panic disorder, and several other conditions in the brain. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of this SSRI, including information on its uses, dosing, potential side effects, and more.
  • Paxil CR
    Paxil CR is a prescription drug used to treat depression, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder. This eMedTV page describes other uses of the drug, explains how it works, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment with Paxil CR.
  • Pazopanib
    Pazopanib is a medicine used to treat advanced kidney cancer and soft tissue carcinoma. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this drug, including clinical studies that were done on its effectiveness, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Pediarix
    Pediarix is a childhood vaccine used to prevent tetanus, hepatitis B, polio, and other diseases. This eMedTV article further explores the benefits of the product, explains when you should get vaccinated, and lists some of the possible side effects.
  • PedvaxHIB
    PedvaxHIB is a vaccination given to children that provides protection against several bacterial infections. This eMedTV article explains the age group the vaccine is approved for, how it works, safety concerns to be aware of, and possible side effects.
  • Peganone
    Peganone is licensed to treat complex partial seizures and tonic-clonic seizures. This part of the eMedTV Web site contains an overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Pegaptanib
    Pegaptanib is a drug that is used for treating an eye condition called age-related wet macular degeneration. This eMedTV resource discusses the effects of the medicine, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before using it.
  • Pegasys
    Pegasys is a medicine prescribed to treat hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, with detailed information on how the drug is given, possible side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Pegfilgrastim
    Pegfilgrastim is a medication that is prescribed to prevent infections in people undergoing chemotherapy. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at pegfilgrastim and its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Peginesatide
    Peginesatide is a drug prescribed for the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease. This eMedTV page offers a closer look at this medication, including how it works, side effects, and more. Links to more detailed information are also included.
  • Peginterferon Alfa-2a
    Available by prescription only, peginterferon alfa-2a is used to treat chronic hepatitis B and C infections. This eMedTV page describes how this drug works, offers general dosing instructions on how to use the injections, and lists potential side effects.
  • Peginterferon Alfa-2b
    Peginterferon alfa-2b is a medicine prescribed to treat malignant skin cancer or hepatitis C. This eMedTV resource presents an in-depth look at this drug, with details on how it works, how it is given, and what you need to know before starting treatment.
  • PegIntron
    Available by prescription, PegIntron is a drug used to treat hepatitis C. This selection from the eMedTV Web library features a detailed overview of this medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, and possible side effects.
  • Pegloticase
    Pegloticase is a medicine prescribed to prevent gout attacks. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this gout medication, including details on dosing guidelines, potential side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Pemetrexed
    A chemotherapy drug, pemetrexed is used to treat mesothelioma and non-squamous, non-small-cell lung cancer. This eMedTV selection offers a detailed overview of this medicine, including how it works, how it is given, potential side effects, and more.
  • Penbutolol
    Penbutolol is a prescription beta blocker medication often used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes how this drug works, offers general dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Pennsaid
    Pennsaid is a type of NSAID that is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers a comprehensive overview of this medication, including information on how it works, possible side effects, drug warnings, and more.
  • Pentacel
    Pentacel is a vaccine that provides protection against whooping cough, tetanus, and various other diseases. This eMedTV article further explores the benefits of the vaccine, describes how it works, and explains when you should get vaccinated.
  • Pentasa
    Pentasa is a medication that can be prescribed to treat ulcerative colitis in adults. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to improve symptoms of the condition, lists possible side effects, and offers dosing information.
  • Pentazocine
    Pentazocine is a drug licensed to relieve pain. Other possible uses are described in this eMedTV page, along with topics like how the drug works, dosing tips, side effects, and more. It also explains why this may not be the best medicine for some people.
  • Pentazocine/Naloxone
    Pentazocine/naloxone is a prescription drug used to relieve pain. A number of topics are discussed in this eMedTV resource, including the type of pain this product can treat, how it works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Pentosan
    Pentosan is an oral medicine approved to relieve bladder pain associated with interstitial cystitis. This eMedTV segment takes a look at this drug and its uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Pentostatin
    Pentostatin is used to help slow down the progression of a rare type of cancer known as hairy cell leukemia. This eMedTV article contains a comprehensive overview of this chemotherapy drug, including how it works, safety concerns, and dosing tips.
  • Pentoxifylline
    Pentoxifylline is a drug that improves circulation in those with arterial peripheral disease. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this medication, including information on possible side effects, how it works, and how it should be taken.
  • Pepcid
    Pepcid is a histamine blocker used to treat heartburn, GERD, ulcers, and other digestive conditions. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the medication, including its effects, dosing information, and available strengths and forms.
  • Pepcid AC
    Heartburn, sour stomach, and acid indigestion are some of the conditions that can be treated with Pepcid AC. This eMedTV Web page provides an in-depth overview of the drug, including how it works, dosing information, potential side effects, and more.
  • Pepcid Complete
    Pepcid Complete is a chewable medication used to treat common conditions affecting the digestive tract. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Perampanel
    Perampanel is approved to treat partial-onset seizures in adults and children as young as 12 years old. This eMedTV Web page presents an in-depth look at this prescription drug, including how to take it, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Percocet
    Percocet is a Schedule II narcotic that is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its potential for abuse, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Perforomist
    Perforomist is a prescription drug that can treat COPD by opening up the airways to the lungs. This eMedTV page provides an overview of the medication, including information on how it works, how to use the nebulizer solution, and possible side effects.
  • Perindopril
    Perindopril is a medication that is licensed for treating high blood pressure. This section of the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works and its available strengths. Information on how the drug should be taken and side effects is also included.
  • Perjeta
    Perjeta is a monoclonal antibody prescribed to treat certain types of breast cancer. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of this medication, with details on how it is given, clinical effectiveness, potential side effects, and more.
  • Perphenazine
    Perphenazine is approved to treat schizophrenia as well as severe nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Pertussis Vaccine
    The pertussis vaccine is the best method of preventing the illness also known as whooping cough. As this eMedTV segment explains, versions of this vaccine exist for children up to age 7 and for adolescents ages 10 to 18.
  • Pertuzumab
    Pertuzumab is a medicine used in the treatment of certain types of breast cancer. This page of the eMedTV Web site examines various aspects of this medication, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and links to more details.
  • Pertzye
    Pertzye is approved 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.
  • Pexeva
    Pexeva is a medication licensed to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other conditions. This eMedTV resource gives an overview of this drug, including information about how it works, how to take it, and possible side effects.
  • Phendimetrazine
    Phendimetrazine is a prescription medicine licensed to help people lose weight. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at this medication, including information about how it works, its side effects, and guidelines for taking it.
  • Phenelzine
    Phenelzine is an older medication commonly used to treat depression. This segment of the eMedTV archives describes the drug in more detail and offers information on how it works, potential side effects that may occur, and dosing information.
  • Phenergan
    Phenergan is a medicine approved to treat nausea and various other conditions. This eMedTV page describes how this prescription drug works, explains what forms it comes in and how it is used, and lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of.
  • Phentermine
    Phentermine is a prescription drug that is licensed as a short-term weight loss treatment. This eMedTV page lists the various phentermine products available, describes how the medicine works, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Phentermine and Topiramate
    A healthcare provider may recommend phentermine and topiramate to help with weight loss in certain people. This eMedTV page explains who this prescription drug is designed for, potential side effects, and instructions for when and how to take it.
  • In-depth Information On Phentramine
    Phentramine is an herbal supplement that is commonly used for weight loss. This eMedTV article discusses the safety and effectiveness of Phentramine, outlines possible side effects, and explains what you should know before taking the product.
  • Phenylalanine
    As an essential amino acid, phenylalanine is vital to the formation of proteins. This eMedTV page describes phenylalanine supplements in more detail, explaining the conditions they may help treat, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Phenylephrine
    Phenylephrine is an over-the-counter medicine typically used to treat nasal and sinus congestion. This eMedTV Web resource offers a complete overview of this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Phenytek
    Phenytek, a prescription medication, can help to control certain epileptic seizures. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth overview of this drug, including information on its possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Phenytoin
    Phenytoin is a prescription drug licensed to treat some types of epileptic seizures. This eMedTV page describes the types of seizures that can be treated with phenytoin, explains the effects of the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Philith
    As a monophasic birth control pill, Philith contains one strength of hormones to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, potential side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Phosphatidylserine
    Phosphatidylserine is a naturally occurring molecule essential for normal brain function. This eMedTV article describes the benefits of phosphatidylserine supplements, lists side effects that may occur, and explains the importance of this nutrient.
  • Photodynamic Therapy
    Photodynamic therapy is a form of treatment in which a special drug kills cells when exposed to light. This eMedTV article looks at the benefits and side effects of this type of therapy, explains how it works, and describes its limitations.
  • Phytoestrogens
    As this eMedTV article explains, many postmenopausal women are interested in phytoestrogens (plant compounds similar to estrogen) as an alternative to hormone therapy. However, research has shown mixed results on the effectiveness of these compounds.
  • Picato
    Picato is prescribed for the treatment of lesions caused by a skin disease called actinic keratosis. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of what this medicated skin gel is used for, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Pimecrolimus
    Pimecrolimus is a medicated cream used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis in adults and children. This eMedTV segment features a detailed look at this prescription drug, with information on side effects, dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Pimozide
    Pimozide is a drug prescribed for the treatment of Tourette syndrome. This eMedTV page examines various aspects of this drug, from dosing instructions, how it works, and possible side effects, to why it may not be the best choice for some people.
  • Pimtrea
    Pimtrea 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.
  • Pindolol
    Pindolol is a prescription medication often used to treat high blood pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, describes the specific effects of this medicine, and offers dosing information.
  • Pioglitazone
    Pioglitazone is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This part of the eMedTV library describes how pioglitazone works to control blood sugar, offers dosing tips, and lists possible side effects of the medicine.
  • Pioglitazone and Glimepiride
    Pioglitazone and glimepiride is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV article further describes this prescription drug and offers detailed information on how it works, its effects, possible side effects, and more.
  • Pioglitazone and Metformin
    Pioglitazone and metformin is a combination drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page describes the medication in more detail and offers information on its effects, dosing, available strengths, and possible side effects.
  • Pioglitazone and Metformin XR
    Pioglitazone and metformin XR is a combination drug often used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed overview of this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Pirbuterol
    Pirbuterol is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat bronchospasms in people with asthma or COPD. This eMedTV page offers a detailed overview of the medication's clinical effects, dosing, side effects, overdose symptoms, and more.
  • Pirmella
    Pirmella is a type of oral contraceptive (birth control pill), as this eMedTV Web selection explains. This resource examines this product, including information on dosing instructions, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
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