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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Lescol XL - Lodine XL

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Lescol XL to Lodine XL. 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
  • Lescol XL
    This eMedTV page describes Lescol XL, a medicine used to treat high cholesterol, high triglycerides, and other conditions related to heart disease. This article offers a complete overview of this drug, including its uses, side effects, and more.
  • Lessina
    Lessina is a combined oral contraceptive, one of the most common types of birth control pill. This eMedTV page describes how Lessina prevents pregnancy, explains how to use this form of birth control, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Letairis
    Letairis is prescribed to treat arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this medication, with information on how it works, how it is taken, possible side effects, and more.
  • Letrozole
    Letrozole may be given to a postmenopausal woman as a treatment for breast cancer. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, noting its effects, the types of breast cancer that it can treat, and precautions to be aware of prior to taking it.
  • Leukeran
    Leukeran is a drug licensed to help relieve symptoms of lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This eMedTV article contains more details on this medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Leuprolide
    Available by prescription only, leuprolide is used to treat a number of conditions, including endometriosis. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, potential side effects, how it is administered, and more.
  • Leuprolide Acetate Depot
    This eMedTV resource explains that leuprolide acetate depot mimics a naturally occurring hormone, which makes it effective for conditions like precocious puberty. This page provides an overview of this drug, including dosing, side effects, and more.
  • Leustatin
    Leustatin is a chemotherapy drug used to treat hairy cell leukemia. 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.
  • Levalbuterol
    Levalbuterol is a prescribed medicine that is used to treat or prevent airway spasms. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the drug, including information on how it works, conditions it is used to treat, and some of its side effects.
  • Levalbuterol HFA
    Levalbuterol HFA is a prescription inhaler that is used to treat airway spasms caused by asthma or COPD. This eMedTV segment further discusses the drug's uses, explains how the inhaler works, and describes possible side effects that may occur.
  • Levaquin
    Levaquin is a prescription drug licensed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page describes how Levaquin works, explains when and how to take the medicine, and provides a list of potential side effects that may occur.
  • Levatol
    Levatol is a beta blocker medication often prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how the medicine works, offers dosing information, lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of, and more.
  • Levemir
    Levemir is licensed for the treatment of type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web article explains how Levemir works and further explores the effects and potential side effects of this long-acting insulin medication.
  • Levetiracetam
    People experiencing partial, myoclonic, or generalized tonic clonic seizures may benefit from levetiracetam. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works, offers precautions to be aware of when taking the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Levetiracetam XR
    Levetiracetam XR is a medication often prescribed to treat partial seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV segment explores how the medicine may work, lists side effects that may occur, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Levitra
    Available only by prescription, Levitra is a drug that is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at Levitra, including side effects, dosing guidelines, available strengths, and more.
  • Levlite
    Levlite is a combined oral contraceptive that can be obtained with a prescription. This article from the eMedTV library explains how this form of birth control works and lists some of the potential side effects that may occur with Levlite.
  • Levobunolol
    Levobunolol is a prescription eye drop approved to treat high eye pressure or chronic open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV resource describes how the medication works, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with this product.
  • Levocetirizine
    Levocetirizine is commonly prescribed to treat allergies or chronic hives of unknown cause. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of the drug, providing information on the different uses, dosages, side effects, and precautions to be aware of.
  • Levofloxacin
    Levofloxacin is an antibiotic approved for the prevention and treatment of certain infections. This eMedTV article describes the effects of levofloxacin, explains how the drug works, and offers general dosing information for the medicine.
  • Levofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution
    Levofloxacin ophthalmic solution is prescribed to treat corneal ulcers and certain bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this eye drop, providing details on its dosing, possible side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • Levomilnacipran
    Levomilnacipran is a drug used to treat clinical depression, also called major depressive disorder. This eMedTV segment explains how levomilnacipran works to reduce depression symptoms, describes the effects of the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Levonest
    Available by prescription only, Levonest is a type of oral contraceptive, or birth control pill. This eMedTV article gives an in-depth overview of this product, explaining how it works, what to expect when taking it, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System
    Women who want to prevent pregnancy may consider the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system. This eMedTV resource offers a comprehensive overview of this product, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Levora
    Levora is a prescription oral contraceptive that is used to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV article explains how Levora works, offers dosing information for this form of birth control, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Levothroid
    Levothroid is a prescription medication that is used for treating hypothyroidism and other thyroid problems. This eMedTV page further explores Levothroid, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips for taking the drug.
  • Levothyroxine
    Available by prescription, levothyroxine can treat an underactive thyroid and other thyroid problems. This eMedTV resource describes how levothyroxine works, explains what you should know before taking the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Levoxyl
    Levoxyl is a prescription drug that can treat an underactive thyroid and certain types of thyroid problems. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and some general precautions.
  • Lexapro
    Generalized anxiety disorder and depression are often treated with Lexapro. This segment of the eMedTV Web site further describes this prescription drug and its other uses, as well as dosing information, side effects, strengths, and more.
  • Lexiva
    Lexiva is a medicine that is often used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of this drug, explains when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Lialda
    Lialda is a prescription medicine that is used for treating mild to moderately active ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Lialda, explains how and when to take the drug, and offers general dosing guidelines.
  • Librium
    Librium is commonly prescribed to treat anxiety or alcohol withdrawal. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth look at Librium, including information on its uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Licorice
    Licorice may have several health benefits, such as lowering cholesterol and treating ulcers. This eMedTV Web page describes other uses of licorice and provides information on the possible side effects and safety precautions associated with it.
  • Lidex
    Lidex is a topical steroid prescribed to treat eczema, psoriasis, and various other skin problems. This eMedTV Web selection provides an in-depth look at this medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, various forms, and more.
  • Lidocaine Patch
    The lidocaine patch is prescribed to treat nerve pain following a case of shingles. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes how the patch works, explains when and how to use it, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Lidoderm
    Lidoderm is a prescription medication used to treat nerve pain that occurs after having shingles. This eMedTV Web article explains how this medicine works, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, general safety concerns, and more.
  • Limbitrol
    Limbitrol is a medication that is prescribed for treating depression associated with anxiety. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Limbitrol, offers general dosing information for the drug, and explains how it works to treat depression.
  • Linaclotide
    Taking linaclotide capsules once daily helps treat IBS with constipation or chronic idiopathic constipation. This eMedTV Web page presents more details on this prescription drug, including when it is taken, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Linagliptin
    Linagliptin is a prescription drug approved for treating type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of this diabetes medicine, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Linagliptin/Metformin
    Linagliptin/metformin is prescribed to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article presents an overview of various details on this drug, including dosing instructions, side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Linezolid
    Available by prescription only, linezolid is a drug used to treat serious infections, such as pneumonia. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this product and its uses, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Linzess
    Linzess is a drug prescribed to treat IBS with constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation. This eMedTV segment examines this prescription medicine in more detail, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and other topics.
  • Lioresal
    Lioresal may be prescribed to treat spasticity in people who have MS or a spinal cord problem. This eMedTV Web article explains how this medication works and offers an in-depth look at its effects, general safety precautions, and possible side effects.
  • Liothyronine
    Liothyronine is a prescription medicine used for treating hypothyroidism and goiters. This eMedTV Web page describes how liothyronine works, explains when and how to take the drug, and offers general warnings and precautions to be aware of.
  • Lipitor
    Lipitor is a medication used for the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the drug, including information about how it works, when and how to take it, potential side effects, and more.
  • Lipo-6
    Lipo-6 is an herbal supplement that allegedly helps people with weight loss. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of the diet pill, including possible side effects, what to be aware of before taking it, and more.
  • Lipofen
    Lipofen is a prescription fibrate drug licensed to treat unhealthy triglyceride and cholesterol levels. This eMedTV page describes how the medicine works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the potential side effects of the drug.
  • Liposomal Doxorubicin
    If you have multiple myeloma or ovarian cancer, your doctor may recommend liposomal doxorubicin. This eMedTV article describes this type of chemotherapy in detail, explaining how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Liposomal Vincristine
    Liposomal vincristine is a chemotherapy drug used to treat a certain type of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This eMedTV article contains a comprehensive overview of this prescription medicine, including dosing tips, specific uses, safety issues, and more.
  • Lipovarin
    Lipovarin is a non-prescription product that claims to help with weight loss. This eMedTV article discusses the supplement in detail, providing information on the effectiveness, possible side effects, and dosing of the weight loss pill.
  • Lipovox
    Lipovox is a non-prescription supplement that may help people lose weight and improve acne and wrinkles. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the product, including information on its safety and effectiveness, as well as some general precautions.
  • Lipozene
    Lipozene is a diet pill that works like most other fiber products to help people lose weight. This eMedTV segment describes the supplement in detail, including information on its effects, possible side effects, how safe it is, and more.
  • Liraglutide
    Liraglutide is an injectable drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explains how it works to control blood sugar, lists possible side effects, and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Lisdexamfetamine
    Lisdexamfetamine, which is only available by prescription, is used to treat ADHD. This eMedTV page takes a detailed look at this drug, providing information on how it works, potential side effects, and general dosing information.
  • Lisinopril
    Lisinopril is an ACE inhibitor approved to treat congestive heart failure and high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, other uses for it, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Lisinopril-Hydrochlorothiazide
    Lisinopril-hydrochlorothiazide is a drug that is prescribed for controlling high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page provides an overview of lisinopril-hydrochlorothiazide, including information about some of its side effects.
  • Lithium
    Lithium is a prescription drug approved to help control symptoms of bipolar disorder. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed overview of the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Lithobid
    Lithobid is a medicine that can be prescribed to treat bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression). This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of the drug, explaining how it works, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Livalo
    Livalo is a medicine prescribed to treat high cholesterol (in combination with a low-cholesterol diet). This eMedTV Web page discusses this medication in more detail, including potential side effects, dosing guidelines, available strengths, and more.
  • Lo Loestrin Fe
    Available by prescription only, Lo Loestrin Fe is a type of birth control pill (oral contraceptive). This eMedTV article offers an overview of this product, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Lo Minastrin Fe
    Healthcare providers may prescribe Lo Minastrin Fe to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV resource examines how this birth control pill works and who it is designed for. It also offers details on dosing tips, possible side effects, and more.
  • Lo/Ovral
    Lo/Ovral is a common type of oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV Web page describes this product in more detail, explains how it works, and offers general dosing information for this form of birth control.
  • Locoid
    Locoid is available by prescription only and is used to relieve symptoms of various skin conditions. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this topical medicine, including how it works to reduce inflammation, possible side effects, and more.
  • Locoid Lipocream
    Locoid Lipocream is a steroid used to treat inflammation and itching due to several skin conditions. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this product, with details on how to use it, how it works, what to expect, and more.
  • Lodine
    Lodine is a common prescription medication used to reduce inflammation, swelling, and stiffness. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its specific uses, effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Lodine XL
    Lodine XL is a medication that is used to treat pain and other symptoms of certain types of arthritis. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this medication, with information on its effects, potential side effects, dosing information, and more.
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