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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Piroxicam - Prezista

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Piroxicam to Prezista. 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
  • Piroxicam
    This eMedTV segment provides an overview of piroxicam, a prescription medication used to relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This page covers piroxicam side effects, how the drug works, overdose symptoms, and other topics.
  • Pitavastatin
    A prescription drug, pitavastatin is used to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV Web selection explains how this medicine works, describes potential side effects, covers dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Pitocin
    Administered by a healthcare provider, Pitocin is given to help cause or improve uterine contractions. This eMedTV Web selection presents an overview of this medicine, with details on specific uses, how it is administered, side effects, and more.
  • Plan B
    An emergency contraceptive, Plan B is a medication that can help prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Plan B, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, side effects, and more.
  • Plant Sterols
    Plant sterols are natural compounds that are used for lowering cholesterol. This eMedTV article describes various plant sterol products, discusses their benefits in more detail, and explains what you should know before taking them.
  • Plaquenil
    Plaquenil is a medication used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV article also covers how Plaquenil can be used to prevent malaria, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Plavix
    Plavix is a drug used to help prevent harmful blood clots from forming. As this eMedTV resource explains, it may be given to people who have had a recent heart attack or stroke. This page discusses Plavix and its uses, dosing, side effects, and more.
  • Plendil
    Plendil is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page offers a general overview of Plendil, including information on how the drug works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
    The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is primarily used to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease. This eMedTV page further explores the benefits of this vaccine, explains when children should get vaccinated, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine
    The pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine is used to prevent pneumonia and other pneumococcal diseases. This eMedTV selection provides a complete overview of this vaccine, including dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Pneumonia Vaccine
    A pneumonia vaccine can help prevent pneumococcal pneumonia in both children and adults. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of the different types of this vaccine, explaining how they work, what to expect, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Pneumovax
    Pneumovax is a vaccine used to prevent pneumonia and other infections. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth overview of this product, with information on how it works, how to get vaccinated, possible side effects, and more.
  • Policosanol
    Policosanol is a type of herbal supplement that is claimed to help lower cholesterol. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of policosanol, including information on how this herbal supplement may work, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Polidocanol
    Polidocanol is a medication used to remove spider veins and reticular veins. This page of the eMedTV archives provides a detailed overview of this medication, explaining how it works, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Polio Vaccine
    Polio prevention is available through either an inactive or oral polio vaccine. This eMedTV page explains the differences between the two types and describes a typical vaccination schedule for children. A brief history of the disease is also included.
  • Polyethylene Glycol 3350
    People who have occasional constipation may find relief with polyethylene glycol 3350. This eMedTV page further describes this medication, with information on how it works to soften the stool, when and how to take it, safety precautions, and more.
  • Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution
    Polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution is prescribed to empty the bowels before certain procedures. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this laxative, including how it works, various products available, and tips on how to use it.
  • Polyethylene Glycol Electrolyte Solution and Bisacodyl
    Polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution and bisacodyl is prescribed to prep the bowels for a colonoscopy. This eMedTV Web page further describes this laxative, with details on how it works, when and how to take it, safety precautions, and more.
  • Pomalidomide
    Pomalidomide is taken once daily to treat a type of cancer called multiple myeloma. This eMedTV Web page presents more details on this chemotherapy drug, including when it is used, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Pomalyst
    Pomalyst is a medicine prescribed to treat multiple myeloma after at least two other treatments have failed. This eMedTV segment examines this prescription drug in more detail, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and other topics.
  • Pomegranate
    Pomegranates are a type of fruit that may have several beneficial effects in the body. This eMedTV Web article explains how pomegranates may help with a variety of health conditions, lists possible side effects, and describes some general precautions.
  • Ponatinib
    Ponatinib is a drug prescribed to help slow down the progression of certain types of leukemia. This part of the eMedTV Web site presents a comprehensive overview of this chemotherapy drug, including dosing tips, specific uses, safety issues, and more.
  • Ponstel
    Ponstel (mefenamic acid) is a drug that is prescribed for the treatment of mild to moderate pain. This eMedTV Web page discusses specific Ponstel uses and also offers general dosing information and a list of potential side effects of this drug.
  • Portia
    Portia is a generic version of Nordette, a birth control pill. This eMedTV article describes this form of contraceptive in more detail, including information on how it works, when and how to take the pill, and what you should know before using Portia.
  • Potassium Iodide
    In a radiation emergency, who should take potassium iodide, and how much should be taken? This eMedTV article explains how to reduce your risk of thyroid problems, with details on how this form of iodine works. This page also describes what it cannot do.
  • Potiga
    Potiga is a drug licensed to treat partial-onset seizures in adults. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with detailed information on dosing, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Pradaxa
    Pradaxa is prescribed to help reduce various kinds of blood clots and strokes in people with a-fib. This eMedTV page further explores this drug, with details on how it works as a "blood thinner," potential side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Pralatrexate
    You may receive pralatrexate if peripheral T-cell lymphoma has come back or failed other treatment. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of this prescription chemotherapy drug, including how it works, safety precautions, and links to more details.
  • Pramipexole
    Pramipexole is a dopamine agonist prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and RLS. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this medication, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, and possible side effects.
  • Pramipexole ER
    Available by prescription, pramipexole ER is a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, including information on how it works, tips for when and how to take it, and potential side effects.
  • Pramlintide
    Pramlintide is a prescription drug that can lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medication, including information about how it works, side effects of the drug, how to take it, and more.
  • PrandiMet
    PrandiMet is a prescription medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. This selection from the eMedTV Web library features an overview of PrandiMet, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Prandin
    Prandin is a prescription drug that is used to improve insulin production in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works to control blood sugar and outlines some potential side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Prasugrel
    A prescription drug, prasugrel helps prevent blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks after an angioplasty. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Pravachol
    Pravachol is a drug used to treat conditions such as high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this prescription statin drug, including its effects, dosages, potential side effects, and more.
  • Pravastatin
    Pravastatin is a drug used to treat high cholesterol and other conditions related to heart disease. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at this drug, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • PreCare
    PreCare Premium and PreCare Chewables are prenatal vitamins that are available by prescription only. This eMedTV page offers an overview of these products, including information on the benefits of taking prenatal vitamins and general dosing tips.
  • Precose
    Precose is a prescription medicine that is approved to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, outlines some potential side effects, and lists some tips on taking the medication.
  • Prednicarbate
    The FDA has approved prednicarbate to treat various skin conditions characterized by inflammation. This eMedTV article discusses the uses for this drug in detail, as well as side effects, dosing guidelines, and important safety precautions.
  • Prednisone
    A doctor may prescribe prednisone for reducing inflammation or suppressing an overactive immune system. This eMedTV page discusses specific conditions that this drug is used to treat, and also lists some of its possible side effects and dosing tips.
  • PreferaOB
    PreferaOB is prescribed to supplement nutrients in women who are pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive. This eMedTV Web page addresses important aspects of this vitamin, including the various products available, how to take it, side effects, and more.
  • Pregabalin
    Pregabalin is a drug that is licensed to treat epilepsy, nerve pain, and fibromyalgia. This page on the eMedTV site offers an overview of this drug, including in-depth information on its effects, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Pregnenolone
    Pregnenolone is a hormone that supposedly helps with several conditions, such as depression and menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of pregnenolone, including information on its uses, safety, effectiveness, and possible side effects.
  • Premarin
    Premarin may be used for several purposes, such as treating menopause symptoms and preventing osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of Premarin, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Premarin Vaginal Cream
    Premarin Vaginal Cream is a prescription medication that helps relieve vaginal dryness due to menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this product, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • PremesisRx
    PremesisRx is a prescription prenatal vitamin that is designed to help relieve morning sickness. This eMedTV article describes PremesisRx in more detail, including the benefits of taking the vitamins, potential side effects, and general dosing tips.
  • Premphase
    Premphase is licensed for several uses, such as treating menopause symptoms and preventing osteoporosis. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medication, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and general precautions.
  • Prempro
    Prempro is a prescribed drug that may alleviate certain symptoms and conditions associated with menopause. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Prempro, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Prenatal Vitamins
    Prenatal vitamins are helpful for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of prenatal vitamins, including information on their benefits, possible side effects, and tips for taking them.
  • Prenate DHA
    Prenate DHA, a prescription vitamin, provides important nutrients for a pregnant woman and her baby. This eMedTV page provides an overview of this product, including information on its benefits, potential side effects, and dosage information.
  • Prenate Elite
    Prenate Elite is a prescription prenatal vitamin that contains folic acid, which can prevent birth defects. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this product, including information on the benefits of the vitamins, side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Prenate Essential
    Prenate Essential is a type of prenatal vitamin prescribed to provide important nutrients during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page examines the benefits of this vitamin, explains how it works, and lists potential side effects. It also links to more details.
  • Prenate Mini
    Prenate Mini is a prenatal vitamin taken by women to help support a healthy pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains information on how these vitamins provide important nutrients. It also covers dosing, side effects, and various other topics.
  • PreNexa
    PreNexa is a vitamin commonly prescribed to pregnant or breastfeeding women. This article from the eMedTV site explores the benefits of this prenatal vitamin, explains how it works, and lists some of the potential side effects of this supplement.
  • Prepidil
    Available by prescription only, Prepidil is approved to help ripen the cervix at the time of delivery. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this medicine, with details on how it works, how it is administered, safety precautions, and more.
  • Prepopik
    Prepopik is a prescription drug used to clean out the bowels before a colonoscopy procedure is performed. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, how to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • PreserVision
    PreserVision is an over-the-counter medication used for slowing the progression of macular degeneration. This eMedTV segment offers more details on PreserVision, including information on how it works, its effects, and possible side effects.
  • Prevacid
    Prevacid is a medication used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works to reduce acid in the stomach and provides information about its uses, forms, and side effects.
  • Prevacid 24HR
    Available over-the-counter (OTC), Prevacid 24HR is used for the short-term treatment of frequent heartburn. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this proton pump inhibitor, including information on side effects, how and when to take it, and more.
  • Prevalite
    Prevalite is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol and itching caused by partial biliary obstruction. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works and offers information on its uses, effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Previfem
    Previfem birth control pills are a common form of contraception. This eMedTV page describes Previfem in more detail, explains how it works, offers dosing precautions and tips, and explains what you should know before using this form of birth control.
  • Prevnar
    Prevnar is a routine childhood vaccine used to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease and ear infections. This eMedTV resource explains what the ideal age is for getting this vaccine, describes how it works, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Prevnar 13
    Prevnar 13 is a routine childhood vaccine that helps prevent pneumococcal disease. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at how the vaccine works and tells you what you need to know about side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Prezista
    Prezista is a medicine commonly used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV segment explains what you should know before taking this medication, offers dosing information, lists possible side effects, and more.
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