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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Serax - Stalevo

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Serax to Stalevo. 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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  • Serax
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Serax to treat anxiety or alcohol withdrawal. This eMedTV page provides an overview of this medication, including information about its effects, dosing guidelines, and available strengths.
  • Serevent
    Serevent is a prescription drug often used for treating airway spasms due to asthma or COPD. This page on the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at Serevent uses, side effects, strengths, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Seroquel
    Seroquel is a prescription drug approved to help manage symptoms of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed discussion on the drug, including its effects, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Seroquel XR
    Seroquel XR is an antipsychotic medication that is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV article takes a look at the prescription medication, providing information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRIs)
    SNRI antidepressants are used for treating conditions like depression, panic disorder, and social phobia. This eMedTV resource lists the various SNRIs available, explains how the drugs work, and describes possible side effects that may occur.
  • Sertraline
    Sertraline is a prescription drug that is often used to treat depression, panic disorders, and OCD. This eMedTV resource explains how sertraline works, discusses conditions it is used to treat, and provides tips for how and when to take the drug.
  • Serzone
    Serzone is a prescription drug commonly used for treating depression. This page from the eMedTV library explains how Serzone works and offers more information on its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Shingles Vaccine
    The shingles vaccine is approved for use in adults who are over 50 years old. This page from the eMedTV site describes the vaccine in more detail, explains how it works to prevent shingles, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Sibutramine
    Sibutramine is often prescribed as an aid to weight loss and weight maintenance. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed overview of sibutramine, explaining how it works, when and how it should be taken, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Sildenafil Citrate
    Sildenafil citrate is commonly prescribed as a treatment for erectile dysfunction. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of the drug, including how long it takes to start working and what to tell your healthcare provider before taking it.
  • Silenor
    Silenor is a prescription medication used to help people with insomnia stay asleep. This eMedTV Web article offers an in-depth look at this sleep medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Silodosin
    Silodosin is a prescription medicine commonly used to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV Web page describes how the medication works, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Simcor
    Simcor is a prescription medicine commonly used for treating unhealthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels. This eMedTV article describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Simponi
    Simponi is a drug approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and other conditions. This eMedTV article explains this product in more detail, including how it works, how often it is injected, possible side effects, and more.
  • Simulect
    Simulect is a prescription drug used to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this medicine, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Simvastatin
    Simvastatin is a common prescription medication used to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. As this eMedTV page explains, it can also prevent cardiovascular disease. Dosing information, storage methods, and side effects are also covered.
  • Sinecatechins
    Sinecatechins is prescribed to help treat external genital and perianal warts. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this medicated ointment works, offers dosing instructions, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Sinemet
    Sinemet is often prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinson-like symptoms. This page from the eMedTV library offers an overview of Sinemet, including information on possible side effects, dosing information, and general precautions.
  • Sinemet CR
    Sinemet CR is a drug commonly prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinson-like symptoms. This eMedTV page describes other uses for this medication, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Sinequan
    Sinequan is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of depression and anxiety in adults. This eMedTV resource describes the medicine in more detail, including an explanation of how it works and a list of possible side effects that may occur.
  • Singulair
    Singular has been approved for the treatment of allergic rhinitis (runny, stuffy nose) and asthma. This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed description of the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Sinupret
    Sinupret is an herbal supplement that is claimed to support healthy sinus, respiratory, and immune function. This eMedTV resource covers specific uses of the product, explores how this supplement may work, and offers important safety information.
  • Sipuleucel-T
    Available by prescription only, sipuleucel-T is used to treat prostate cancer that has metastasized. This eMedTV article explains how this drug works to help men with prostate cancer live longer, offers dosing guidelines, and lists potential side effects.
  • Sirolimus
    Sirolimus, an immunosuppressant, is taken after a kidney transplant in order to prevent organ rejection. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this drug, including the forms in which it is available, how to take it, what to expect, and more.
  • Sirturo
    Sirturo is used to treat tuberculosis in people who are resistant to certain other drugs. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, lists potential side effects, describes dosing guidelines, and covers a number of other related topics.
  • Sitagliptin
    Sitagliptin is a prescription drug that is licensed to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to increase insulin production, lists potential side effects, covers dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Sitagliptin and Metformin
    Sitagliptin and metformin is a combination drug that is used for treating type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page offers dosing information on sitagliptin and metformin, explains how the medication works, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release
    Sitagliptin and metformin extended-release is a medication prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article offers a general overview of this drug, including when it's prescribed, how it works, who may benefit from it, and more.
  • Sitagliptin/Simvastation
    Sitagliptin/simvastatin is a drug prescribed to lower cholesterol and control blood sugar levels. This eMedTV article presents an overview of this combination medication, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Skelaxin
    Skelaxin is a drug approved to treat muscle spasms due to injuries or other muscle problems. This eMedTV Web article describes how Skelaxin works, explains what you should know before taking the prescription drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Skelid
    Skelid is a medicine that is commonly prescribed to treat Paget's disease. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of Skelid, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Sklice
    Sklice is a type of medicated lotion prescribed to kill head lice. This part of the eMedTV Web site contains an overview of this medication, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips for effectively using this medicine.
  • Skullcap
    Skullcap is a perennial herb that is often used as a dietary supplement. This page on the eMedTV site explains what it is used for, lists possible side effects that may occur, and explores the safety and effectiveness of skullcap supplements.
  • Skyla
    Skyla, an intrauterine device (IUD), is used to prevent pregnancy. This part of the eMedTV Web site gives an in-depth overview of this product, with details on how it works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Smallpox Vaccine
    Fever, mild rash, and blisters on the body are a few smallpox vaccine side effects. As this eMedTV page explains, there is also a risk of developing severe side effects, such as encephalitis, that can lead to serious complications.
  • Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Oxide/Anhydrous Citric Acid
    Sodium picosulfate/magnesium oxide/anhydrous citric acid is taken prior to a colonoscopy to prep the bowels. This eMedTV page examines this colon-cleansing product, including how it works, side effects, and more. Links to more details are also included.
  • Sofosbuvir
    Sofosbuvir can be used in combination with other medications to treat chronic hepatitis C infections. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this prescription medicine, including when it is used, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Solaraze
    Solaraze Gel is a prescription NSAID approved for treating precancerous patches on the skin. This eMedTV page explores this product in more detail, including information on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and some general precautions.
  • Solia
    Solia is a birth control pill that contains an estrogen and a progestin, and works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this drug, with information on its possible side effects, dosing tips, and general precautions.
  • Solifenacin Succinate
    Solifenacin succinate is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV segment discusses specific uses of the medication, explains how it works, and offers dosing information, as well as when and how to take it.
  • Solodyn
    Solodyn is used to treat acne -- in particular, the red, pus-filled bumps seen with this condition. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at this prescription tablet, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Soma
    Soma is a form of muscle relaxant that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV article describes how Soma works to treat muscle spasms, explains how and when to use the drug, and lists potential side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Sonata
    Sonata, a prescription drug, is licensed to treat insomnia in adults who have trouble falling asleep. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Sonata and offers details on its dosing information and potential side effects.
  • Sorafenib
    Sorafenib is a chemotherapy medicine used to treat kidney, liver, or thyroid cancer. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this medication, including details on its effectiveness during clinical studies, dosing tips, and more.
  • Soriatane
    Soriatane is a prescription retinoid approved for treating severe psoriasis in adults. This eMedTV Web article explores the drug in more detail, including information on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and some general precautions.
  • Sorilux
    If you have plaque psoriasis, your doctor may recommend a prescription medication called Sorilux. This eMedTV selection offers a detailed description of this medication, including information on dosing guidelines, side effects, warnings, and more.
  • Sorine
    Sorine is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of certain irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, describes the specific effects, offers information on when and how to take it, and more.
  • Sotalol
    Sotalol is often prescribed for the treatment of irregular heart rhythms. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses these uses in more detail, describes how the medicine works, and offers important information on when and how to take it.
  • Sotret
    Taking Sotret capsules twice daily for 15 to 20 weeks can help clear up severe nodular acne. This eMedTV article features an overview of various aspects of this prescription drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Sovaldi
    Sovaldi is prescribed to treat chronic hepatitis C infections. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers more details on this prescription medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Soy Lecithin
    Soy lecithin is a supplement claimed to be useful for treating Alzheimer's disease and other conditions. This eMedTV segment covers other benefits of soy lecithin, explores the effectiveness of this product, and lists its potential side effects.
  • Spinosad
    Available by prescription only, spinosad is a medication used to treat head lice. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers a complete overview of this medication, including dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Spiriva
    Spiriva is commonly used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Regular use, as this eMedTV page explains, can help keep airways open and prevent spasms. The drug's effects, possible side effects, and dosing information are also discussed.
  • Spironolactone
    Spironolactone is a drug used for treating several conditions, including water retention and hypokalemia. This eMedTV page further explains what spironolactone is used for, describes how the drug works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Spironolactone-HCTZ
    Spironolactone-HCTZ is a medication licensed for treating fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes the effects of spironolactone-HCTZ, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Sprintec
    Sprintec is an oral contraceptive that can be obtained with a prescription. This eMedTV Web page describes how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information for the product, and explains what you should know before taking Sprintec.
  • Sprix
    Available by prescription only, Sprix is a drug approved for treating moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this nasal spray, including details on how it works, how effective it is, potential side effects, and more.
  • Sprycel
    Sprycel is a drug licensed to treat certain types of cancer that affect the blood and bone marrow. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at this prescription drug, with details on dosing, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Sronyx
    Sronyx is a drug that contains a lower dose of hormones than traditional birth control pills. This eMedTV page describes Sronyx in more detail, explains how to use it, and lists side effects that may occur with this form of contraception.
  • SSRIs
    An SSRI is a prescription drug that treats certain brain conditions, such as depression and panic disorder. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of these medications, including how they work, conditions they can treat, and possible side effects.
  • St. John's Wort
    St. John's wort is a dietary supplement often used for treating depression and other conditions. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at this supplement, including information on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Stagesic
    Stagesic is a medication that can be prescribed to help relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of Stagesic, explores the drug's potential for abuse, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Stalevo
    Stalevo is a prescription drug licensed to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of this medication, explains how it works, offers general dosing information, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
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