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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Starlix - Tavist

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Starlix to Tavist. 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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  • Starlix
    Starlix is a prescription medicine that is approved to reduce blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug helps the pancreas produce more insulin, outlines potential side effects, and offers dosing guidelines.
  • Statins
    Statins are medications used for the treatment of high cholesterol. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of these medications, including information about how they work, when and how to take them, potential side effects, and more.
  • Stavudine
    Stavudine is an HIV and AIDS medication that works by preventing the HIV virus from multiplying. This eMedTV article discusses stavudine in more detail, including general dosing information and possible side effects of the medicine.
  • Stavzor
    Stavzor is a prescription drug approved to prevent migraines and to treat epilepsy and mania. This eMedTV resource explains how Stavzor works for these uses, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Staxyn
    Staxyn is a medicine approved for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED or impotence). This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, results from clinical trials on its effectiveness, and potential side effects.
  • Stelara
    If you have plaque psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, your doctor may recommend the injectable drug Stelara. This eMedTV selection offers a detailed description of this "biologic" medicine, including details on dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Stelazine
    Stelazine is commonly prescribed to relieve symptoms of schizophrenia or anxiety. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how the prescription drug works and discusses its effects, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Stendra
    Available by prescription only, Stendra is a medicine licensed to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This eMedTV Web page contains an overview of this drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Stinging Nettle
    Stinging nettle is a plant often used medicinally for the treatment of allergies and other conditions. This eMedTV segment explores other possible benefits of the supplement, explains how it works, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Stivarga
    Stivarga is taken once a day to treat cancer of the colon and rectum that has spread to other areas. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this chemotherapy drug, covering various topics such as how it works, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Strattera
    Strattera is a nonstimulant medication that is licensed to treat ADHD in children, teenagers, and adults. This eMedTV page explains in more detail how Strattera works and offers information on its effects, potential side effects, and strengths.
  • Streptozocin
    Streptozocin is approved to treat pancreatic islet cell cancer. More detailed information is covered in this eMedTV page, including discussions on how this chemotherapy drug works, when and how it is given, why it is not safe for some people, and more.
  • Striant
    Available by prescription only, Striant is a drug used for the treatment of low testosterone. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this anabolic steroid, including how it works, when to use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Stuart Prenatal
    Stuart Prenatal is a prenatal vitamin that is available without a prescription. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this product, including information on the benefits of the prenatal vitamin, possible side effects, and tips for taking it.
  • Sublingual Buprenorphine
    Sublingual buprenorphine is a prescription narcotic medication approved for treating opioid dependence. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of this opioid drug, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Suboxone
    Suboxone is a prescription medicine dissolved under the tongue once daily to treat opioid dependence. This eMedTV Web article provides an in-depth look at this narcotic medication, including how it works, when to use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Subsys
    Subsys is a narcotic drug licensed for treating breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV Web selection contains an explanation of the effects of this painkiller, covers dosing information, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Subutex
    Subutex is a prescription narcotic medication approved for treating opioid dependence. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of this opioid drug, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Sucralfate
    Available by prescription, sucralfate is a medication used to treat duodenal ulcers. This eMedTV resource 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.
  • Sudafed
    Sudafed is an over-the-counter decongestant used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes how the medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Sudafed PE
    Sudafed PE is an over-the-counter drug approved to treat nasal and sinus congestion. This article from the eMedTV Web site provides a more in-depth look at this drug, including information on its uses, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Sular
    Sular is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV site offers dosing information on Sular, describes the effects of the medication, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
    Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim is an antibiotic used to treat various infections, including ear infections. This eMedTV page explains how sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim works, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists its potential side effects.
  • Sulfasalazine
    Sulfasalazine is a prescription medication that can be used to treat ulcerative colitis. This part of the eMedTV archives offers a more in-depth look at sulfasalazine, including an explanation of how the drug works and general dosing information.
  • Sulfasalazine Delayed Release
    Sulfasalazine delayed-release is prescribed for treating ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, including an explanation of how it works, potential side effects, and tips for those taking it.
  • Learn About Sulfatrim
    Sulfatrim is a prescription antibiotic licensed to treat various types of infections. This eMedTV Web article discusses Sulfatrim uses in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains what you should know before taking the antibiotic.
  • Sulindac
    Sulindac is a prescription drug that is used to treat mild to moderate pain, inflammation, or stiffness. This eMedTV page discusses specific uses for the drug, how it works, potential side effects that may occur, and available strengths.
  • Sumatriptan
    Sumatriptan is a prescription drug licensed to treat migraine headaches. This portion of the eMedTV library highlights how sumatriptan works to relieve migraine symptoms, potential side effects of the medication, and some general dosing guidelines.
  • Sumatriptan Transdermal
    Sumatriptan transdermal is a prescription medicine used to relieve symptoms of migraine headaches. This eMedTV Web selection offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing details on how it is applied, side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Sumatriptan/Naproxen Sodium
    Sumatriptan/naproxen sodium is a medicine that is available by prescription to treat migraine headaches. This eMedTV segment describes how the medication works, explains how and when to take it, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Sumavel
    Sumavel is commonly prescribed to treat migraine headaches and cluster headaches. This eMedTV page describes how this medication works and when and how to take it, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions.
  • Sumycin
    Sumycin is an antibiotic that is licensed to treat bacterial infections, H. pylori infections, and acne. This eMedTV resource further discusses this prescription medication and its uses, effects, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Sunitinib
    As this eMedTV page explains, sunitinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor used to treat certain types of kidney, pancreatic, and gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. This resource takes a closer look at this drug, including effectiveness, how to take it, and more.
  • Sunscreen
    Does sunscreen help prevent skin cancer? Many doctors believe that it does. This page of the eMedTV archives explains the benefits of sunscreen in skin cancer prevention and offers additional tips to avoid exposure to UV radiation.
  • Supprelin LA
    Available by prescription only, Supprelin LA is used to stop puberty that has started too early in children. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this drug, including details on how it works to treat precocious puberty, potential side effects, and more.
  • Suprax
    Suprax is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page focuses on a number of different topics, including details on how to take this medicine, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Suprenza
    Suprenza is a prescription medicine used in combination with a proper diet and exercise. This eMedTV article presents a more detailed look at this weight loss product, including how it works, how to take it, and why it may not be safe for some people.
  • Surmontil
    Surmontil is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of depression in adults. This eMedTV page offers dosing information for this product, explains how the drug works, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Sustiva
    Sustiva is a prescription HIV and AIDS medication. This article on the eMedTV Web site explains how the medicine works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • SUTENT
    SUTENT, a chemotherapy drug, is used to treat kidney, pancreatic, and gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this product, with details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Syeda
    Available by prescription only, Syeda is a type of birth control pill (oral contraceptive). This eMedTV resource provides an overview of this contraceptive, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Sylatron
    When used after surgery, Sylatron can help prevent malignant melanoma skin cancer from returning. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medicine, including when it is prescribed, general dosing instructions, safety precautions, and more.
  • Symbicort
    Symbicort is a prescription drug used for preventing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works, offers general dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Symbyax
    Symbyax is a medication that can be prescribed to treat depression due to bipolar disorder. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at the medication, explaining how it works, listing potential side effects, and offering tips for those taking it.
  • Symlin
    Symlin is a prescription drug that helps to control blood sugar levels after meals in people with diabetes. This eMedTV article describes how to administer the drug, outlines potential side effects, and explains how the drug works.
  • Symmetrel
    Symmetrel is a prescription drug used to treat the flu, Parkinson's disease, and certain side effects. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this medicine, including information on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and general precautions.
  • Synagis
    Synagis is prescribed to help prevent serious problems caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). This eMedTV Web selection presents information on this drug, including specific uses, how it works, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Synribo
    Synribo is prescribed to treat a type of blood and bone marrow cancer called chronic myeloid leukemia. This eMedTV Web page outlines more details on this prescription medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Synthroid
    Synthroid is a prescription drug that can treat an underactive thyroid and certain types of thyroid cancer. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, including information on how Synthroid works, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Synvisc
    Synvisc is an osteoarthritis treatment that is injected directly into the knee. As this eMedTV page explains, it is used to cushion and lubricate the knee joint. It is ideal for people who have not received adequate pain relief from other treatments.
  • Synvisc-One
    Synvisc-One is an injection used to treat arthritis of the knee. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a complete overview of this product, with details on how it works, what to expect during treatment, possible side effects, and more.
  • Tabloid
    Tabloid is a chemotherapy drug licensed for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia. This eMedTV Web page contains more details on this prescription drug, with information on how it works, how it is taken, and side effects that may occur.
  • Taclonex
    Taclonex, a prescription psoriasis medication, contains a steroid and a synthetic form of vitamin D. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this topical medication, with details on how it works, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Tacrine
    Tacrine is a prescription Alzheimer's disease medication. This page on the eMedTV site describes how tacrine works to slow the worsening of Alzheimer's symptoms, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Tacrolimus
    Available by prescription only, tacrolimus is used to treat atopic dermatitis and prevent organ rejection. This eMedTV resource gives a detailed overview of this immunosuppressant, including how it works, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Tacrolimus Ointment
    Tacrolimus ointment is a "second-line" treatment for atopic dermatitis (also called eczema). This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a detailed look at this medicine, with information on dosing, side effects, generic availability, and more.
  • Tadalafil
    Tadalafil is a prescription drug used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) and enlarged prostate symptoms. This eMedTV page provides information on the drug's side effects, dosing, potential drug interactions, and more.
  • Tafluprost
    Tafluprost ophthalmic solution is prescribed to help lower eye pressure caused by various eye conditions. This eMedTV page explains how to use the eye drops, describes how the medicine works, lists potential side effects, and offers links to more details.
  • Tagamet
    Tagamet is a drug that is used to treat conditions related to the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. This eMedTV article features an overview of Tagamet, including information on how to take the drug and some of the side effects it may cause.
  • Talacen
    Talacen is a prescription medication approved for relieving mild-to-moderate pain. This eMedTV Web selection describes how the drug works, offers dosing information, and explains why this opioid narcotic may not be suitable for some people.
  • Talwin
    Talwin is a drug prescribed to relieve moderate-to-severe pain. A number of topics are discussed in this eMedTV Web selection, including information on how this medicine works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Talwin Nx
    The prescription drug Talwin Nx is licensed to relieve moderate-to-severe pain. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes how this medicine works, gives some tips on how to take it, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Tambocor
    Tambocor tablets are taken two to three times a day to prevent certain types of heart rhythm problems. This eMedTV selection explores this prescription drug in detail, with information on how it works, potential side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Tamiflu
    Tamiflu is a prescription drug used to treat and prevent the flu. This eMedTV resource offers a general overview of this medication, including information on possible side effects and what to do if you miss a dose.
  • Tamoxifen
    Tamoxifen is a drug that can help treat and prevent certain types of breast cancer. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at the medication, including how it works to combat the cancer, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Tamsulosin
    Tamsulosin is a drug that is used to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV resource explains how tamsulosin works, lists some of its potential side effects, and offers several tips on how to take tamsulosin correctly.
  • Tapazole
    Tapazole is a drug used to treat hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid). This selection from the eMedTV archives describes this antithyroid medication in more detail, explaining how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Tapentadol
    A prescription drug, tapentadol is a narcotic that is used to treat acute pain. This eMedTV article gives a comprehensive overview of this product, discussing its uses, potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Tapentadol ER
    Tapentadol ER is a medication used to treat chronic pain. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, including its effects, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Tarceva
    If you have an advanced case of non-small cell lung cancer, you may benefit from Tarceva. This eMedTV segment gives a complete overview of this cancer medication, with details on what else it is used for, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Tarka
    Tarka is a drug used to treat high blood pressure in adults -- but it is not a cure for high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment covers how Tarka works, how and when to take it, potential side effects, and available strengths.
  • Tasigna
    Tasigna is a drug licensed to treat a type of cancer called chronic myeloid leukemia. This eMedTV page describes the effects of this medication, explains what to know before taking the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Tasmar
    Tasmar is a prescription medication that is approved for treating the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at Tasmar, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Taurine
    As a conditionally essential amino acid, taurine is necessary for the human body to function properly. This eMedTV page describes taurine in more detail, explaining the conditions it may help treat, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Tavist
    Tavist is a non-prescription drug often used for the treatment of allergy and common cold symptoms. This eMedTV resource describes how the medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
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