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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Carenatal DHA - Cisplatin

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Carenatal DHA to Cisplatin. 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
  • Carenatal DHA
    Carenatal DHA is a prescription prenatal vitamin that contains important nutrients for pregnant women. This eMedTV article describes Carenatal DHA in more detail, including the benefits of taking the vitamins, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Carfilzomib
    Carfilzomib helps treat a type of cancer called multiple myeloma. This eMedTV article features more details on this prescription anticancer medication, including when this drug is used, how it is given, side effects, and more.
  • Carisoprodol
    Carisoprodol is a prescription drug used to treat muscle spasms caused by injury or other problems. This eMedTV article further explains what carisoprodol is used for, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Carmustine
    Carmustine is an injectable medicine prescribed to treat various tumors and cancers. This eMedTV page examines the benefits of this chemotherapy drug, with details on what it is approved to treat, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Carmustine Implant
    Carmustine implants are placed in the brain after tumors are removed to help treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV page explores this prescription drug, including the type of brain tumors it is used to treat and how the implants are inserted.
  • Carteolol
    Carteolol is a prescription eye drop used to treat open angle glaucoma and high eye pressure. This eMedTV Web page talks about the drug in more detail, including information on how it works and some of the potential side effects that may occur.
  • Cartia XT
    Cartia XT is a calcium channel blocker that is used for treating angina and high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains in detail how the drug works, lists the strengths available, and describes potential side effects that may occur.
  • Carvedilol
    Carvedilol is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This eMedTV segment discusses other uses for the drug and offers details on dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Carvedilol CR
    Carvedilol CR is a prescription drug used to treat a few conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV resource discusses specific uses of the drug, explains how the medication works, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Casodex
    If you have metastatic prostate cancer, Casodex may be useful in reducing your symptoms. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, including how to take it, what to expect during treatment, warnings, and more.
  • Cataflam
    Cataflam is a drug used to reduce pain, inflammation, swelling, or stiffness caused by several conditions. This eMedTV page explores the prescription drug in more detail, noting in particular its side effects, dosing guidelines, and overdose symptoms.
  • Catapres
    Catapres is a medication licensed to treat high blood pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how it works, describes the drug's effects, offers dosing information, lists some of its potential side effects, and more.
  • Catapres-TTS
    Catapres-TTS is a medicated skin patch that is often prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This article on the eMedTV Web site offers information on how to use the patch, describes how the drug works, and explains what side effects may occur.
  • Cayston
    Cayston is inhaled three times a day to treat a bacterial infection in those with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this prescription medication, covering various topics such as how it works, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Caziant
    Caziant is a triphasic birth control pill that works in a few different ways to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Cedax
    Available by prescription, Cedax comes as capsules or a liquid and is used to treat bacterial infections. This eMedTV article presents a comprehensive overview of this antibiotic, including details on how it works, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • CeeNU
    Available as capsules, CeeNU is taken every six weeks to treat brain tumors and Hodgkin's lymphoma. This eMedTV segment explores various topics on this chemotherapy drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, and complications it may cause.
  • Cefazolin
    Cefazolin is given as an intravenous or intramuscular injection to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV page provides an explanation of various aspects of this prescription antibiotic, including how it works, how it is given, and side effects.
  • Cefdinir
    Cefdinir is an antibiotic licensed to treat common bacterial infections, such as bronchitis and pneumonia. This eMedTV article discusses other uses of the drug and explains its effects, dosing recommendations, and possible side effects.
  • Cefepime
    Cefepime is a drug used in people who have certain types of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page examines how this antibiotic works to kill bacteria. An overview of possible side effects, dosing tips, and safety precautions is also included.
  • Cefixime
    Cefixime is a type of antibiotic used to treat a number of different bacterial infections. This eMedTV article gives a complete overview of this product, with information on dosing guidelines, how the drug works, side effects, and more.
  • Cefotan
    Cefotan is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of certain infections. More detail is provided in this eMedTV page, with information on how this antibiotic works, how it is given, and possible side effects. Links to more details are also included.
  • Cefotaxime
    Given as intravenous or intramuscular injections, cefotaxime can treat a variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV resource offers an explanation of various aspects of this medication, including how it works, how it is given, side effects, and more.
  • Cefotetan
    Cefotetan is a type of injection given to treat or prevent certain bacterial infections. This page from the eMedTV site takes a look at a number of topics related to this prescription antibiotic, including how it works, how it is given, and side effects.
  • Cefoxitin
    Cefoxitin is used to treat certain bacterial infections by preventing the bacteria from building cell walls. This eMedTV page discusses this drug in more detail, including how to use it and possible side effects, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Cefpodoxime
    Cefpodoxime can be taken as tablets or a liquid and is prescribed to treat a variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of various topics, including how this antibiotic works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Cefprozil
    Cefprozil comes as a tablet or an oral liquid that is taken to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web site takes a look at a number of topics related to this prescription antibiotic, including how it works, side effects, and safety issues.
  • Ceftaroline
    Ceftaroline is given to treat pneumonia or certain skin infections. This page of the eMedTV Web library offers an explanation of various aspects of this prescription antibiotic, including how it works, how it is given, side effects, and more.
  • Ceftazidime
    If you have a bacterial infection, your healthcare provider may recommend an antibiotic called ceftazidime. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ceftibuten
    As a type of antibiotic, ceftibuten is used to kill certain bacteria that cause various infections. This eMedTV Web page features numerous topics on this prescription drug, including dosing instructions, potential side effects, and general safety issues.
  • Ceftin
    Ceftin is commonly prescribed to treat infections such as strep throat, ear infections, or sinus infections. This eMedTV page describes how this antibiotic works, potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions.
  • Ceftriaxone
    Ceftriaxone is a prescription antibiotic that is used to stop and prevent infections. This page from the eMedTV archives offers an overview of ceftriaxone and explains how it works, how it is taken, and what some of its possible side effects are.
  • Cefuroxime Axetil
    Available by prescription, cefuroxime axetil is a medication used to treat bacterial infections. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, tips for when and how to use it, and potential side effects.
  • Cefzil
    Cefzil is prescribed for the treatment of certain infections. Several topics are covered in this eMedTV page, including details on how this drug works, possible side effects, and information on what to discuss with your doctor before using the antibiotic.
  • Celebrex
    Celebrex is commonly used to treat conditions (such as arthritis) that are related to pain and inflammation. This eMedTV page provides an overview of the drug, including information on its uses, side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Celecoxib
    Celecoxib is a drug prescribed to treat arthritis and other conditions relating to inflammation and pain. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of the medication, including information on its uses, side effects, strengths, and more.
  • Celexa
    Celexa is a prescription medication used for the treatment of depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page explains how the antidepressant works, describes its effects, and lists some of the side effects that may occur while taking this drug.
  • CellCept
    CellCept is prescribed for the prevention of organ rejection after a liver, heart, or kidney transplant. This eMedTV segment features a detailed overview of this medicine, including how it works, available forms, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Cenestin
    Cenestin is approved for treating menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at this medication, including how it works to increase estrogen levels, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Centrum Cardio
    Centrum Cardio is a type of multivitamin that contains plant sterols, which may help lower cholesterol. This eMedTV Web article explains how the supplement works, discusses its effectiveness, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Cephalexin
    Cephalexin is often prescribed to treat and prevent various bacterial infections. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers a detailed look at the drug, including tips on taking it, how it works, storage methods, possible side effects, and more.
  • Certolizumab Pegol
    Certolizumab pegol is a drug licensed for the treatment of Crohn's disease and certain other conditions. This eMedTV library explains how this medication works, describes its effects, and offers helpful dosing information.
  • Cervarix
    Cervarix is a vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer caused by certain types of HPV. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of this vaccine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Cervidil
    Cervidil is a drug licensed to help relax and soften the cervix for childbirth. This page of the eMedTV Web site contains more details on this medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Cesia
    Cesia is a generic version of Cyclessa, a prescription birth control pill. This page on the eMedTV site provides a complete overview of Cesia, including how it works, when to take it, and what to discuss with your doctor before taking it.
  • Cetirizine
    Cetirizine is a medication used to treat several allergy symptoms, such as runny nose and sneezing. This eMedTV Web page offers provides an in-depth look at this drug, including its uses, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Cetirizine and Pseudoephedrine
    Cetirizine and pseudoephedrine is an over-the-counter drug used to treat several allergy symptoms. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the combination drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Cetraxal
    Cetraxal is a type of ear drop used to treat outer ear infections, or "swimmer's ear." This part of the eMedTV site gives a complete overview of this product, explaining how it works, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, side effects, and more.
  • Cetuximab
    People with SCCHN or advanced colorectal cancer may be given cetuximab as part of their treatment. This eMedTV resource describes how this anti-cancer drug works, lists possible side effects, discusses what to do in cases of overdose, and more.
  • Chantix
    Chantix is a medicine that is approved to help people stop smoking. This segment from the eMedTV library describes the medication in more detail, with information on dosing, when and how to take it, and what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Chasteberry
    Chasteberry is a type of plant that may have several medicinal benefits. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this supplement, including information on its possible medicinal properties, potential side effects, and general safety concerns.
  • Chemotherapy
    Chemotherapy can cause side effects such as hair loss, vomiting, and sexual problems. This portion of the eMedTV Web site highlights other common chemotherapy side effects and explains why they happen and how long they typically last.
  • Chickenpox Vaccine
    The chickenpox (varicella) vaccine is the best way to prevent chickenpox. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the vaccine and its effectiveness. This page also provides information on the side effects and safety of the vaccine.
  • Children's Acetaminophen
    Children's acetaminophen is a non-prescription drug used to reduce fever and pain in children ages 2 to 11. This eMedTV page offers a more in-depth look at children's acetaminophen and its specific uses, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Children's Tylenol
    Children's Tylenol is a nonprescription drug approved for treating minor pain in children ages 2 to 11. This eMedTV page further explains what this medication is used for and offers information on dosing, warnings, and possible side effects.
  • Chlorambucil
    Chlorambucil can help reduce symptoms in people with lymphoma or chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of this prescription medication, including how it works, dosing tips, safety precautions, and links to more details.
  • Chlordiazepoxide
    Chlordiazepoxide is a prescribed medication that is licensed to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this medication, explaining how it works, possible side effects, tips on taking it safely, and more.
  • Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline
    Chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline is a drug that is prescribed to treat depression associated with anxiety. This eMedTV Web page explains how the combination medicine works, offers general dosing information, and describes the effects of the drug.
  • Chloroquine
    Available by prescription, chloroquine is an antimalarial drug that can also be used to treat amebiasis. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at this medication, including safety precautions, dosing guidelines, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Chlorothiazide
    Chlorothiazide is a prescription drug that is used to treat water retention and control high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how the medication works, offers dosing information, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Chlorpheniramine
    Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine drug approved to treat the common cold, allergies, and hives. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works, offers general dosing information, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Chlorpromazine
    Chlorpromazine is a drug used to treat nausea or vomiting, schizophrenia, tetanus, and other conditions. This eMedTV article lists other uses for the prescription drug, explains how it works, and offers some general dosing information.
  • Chlorthalidone
    Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that can be used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page takes a detailed look at the prescription drug, noting in particular how it works, how and when to take it, and its possible side effects.
  • Cholestyramine
    Cholestyramine is a cholesterol medicine that is also used to treat itching caused by biliary obstruction. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its uses, potential side effects, and expected results.
  • Choline Fenofibrate
    If you have unhealthy levels of cholesterol or triglycerides, you may benefit from choline fenofibrate. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this product, with information on dosing, side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Chondroitin
    Chondroitin is a type of dietary supplement primarily used for treating osteoarthritis. This eMedTV Web article provides an in-depth look at this supplement, including possible safety concerns, potential side effects, and details on its effectiveness.
  • Chromium Picolinate
    Chromium picolinate is a special form of chromium that is claimed to have several purposes. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the supplement, including how it is thought to work, possible side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Cialis
    Cialis is commonly prescribed for erectile dysfunction (ED) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This eMedTV segment describes how the medication works and also includes information on side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ciclesonide
    Ciclesonide is a prescription drug licensed to treat common nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV resource explains how it works, describes the effects of the drug, and offers tips on when and how to use it.
  • Ciclesonide Inhaler
    The ciclesonide inhaler is taken every day to help prevent asthma attacks. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a complete overview of this product, with information on side effects, dosing guidelines, how it works to prevent asthma, and more.
  • Ciloxan
    Ciloxan is a medicine prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections of the eye. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this eye medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Cimetidine
    Cimetidine is a drug that reduces acid production in the stomach. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at cimetidine, including information about conditions it is used to treat, side effects of the drug, and tips for how to take it.
  • Cimzia
    Cimzia is a medicine used for relieving the symptoms of Crohn's disease and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, explains how often it needs to be taken, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Cinryze
    Cinryze is used to prevent attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in adults and teenagers. This eMedTV Web page outlines more details on this prescription medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Cipro
    A number of bacterial infections can be treated with the antibiotic Cipro. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on this drug, including details on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Cipro HC
    People who have an outer ear infection commonly called swimmer's ear may be prescribed the drug Cipro HC. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at this ear drop, with information on when and how to use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Cipro XR
    Cipro XR is an antibiotic primarily used to treat urinary tract infections such as bladder infections. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at this drug, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Ciprodex
    Ciprodex is a prescription medicine used to treat middle and outer ear infections. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this ear drop, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Ciprofloxacin
    Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic used in many different medicines and prescribed to treat various infections. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at this medication, with information on how it works, dosing tips, possible side effects, and more.
  • Ciprofloxacin Ear Drops
    As an antibiotic medication, ciprofloxacin ear drops help treat outer ear infections, or "swimmer's ear." This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at these prescription drops, including potential side effects, helpful dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ciprofloxacin Ophthalmic
    Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic is a prescription eye drop and ointment used to treat bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing details on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Ciprofloxacin/Dexamethasone
    Available by prescription only, ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone is used to treat certain infections of the ear. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this ear drop, with information on specific uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Ciprofloxacin/Hydrocortisone
    Healthcare providers routinely prescribe ciprofloxacin/hydrocortisone to treat acute otitis externa. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at this combination antibiotic, including how it works, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Cisplatin
    As a prescription chemotherapy drug, cisplatin works to treat testicular, ovarian, or bladder cancer. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of this product, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
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