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Sulindac - Systemic Sclerosis

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Sulindac to Systemic Sclerosis. 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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  • 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.
  • Swimmer's Itch
    Swimmer's itch is caused by an allergic reaction to a parasite found in birds and aquatic mammals. This eMedTV resource discusses this phenomenon in detail, including the lifecycle of the parasite, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Sydenham Chorea
    Sydenham chorea is a disorder affecting muscle movement that most often occurs in children. This eMedTV segment explains how the conditions develops as a complication of acute rheumatic fever and discusses treatment options, prognosis, 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.
  • Syphilis (Health Channel Home)
    Syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease, can lead to mental illness -- or even death -- if left untreated. This eMedTV resource takes a look at several of the topics that are covered on the Syphilis Health Channel.
  • Syphilis (Overview Article)
    Syphilis, an STD characterized by sores on the genitals, can ultimately lead to death if left untreated. This eMedTV Web page further describes syphilis and its causes, symptoms, prevention methods, and treatment options.
  • Syringomyelia
    Syringomyelia (when a cyst forms in the spinal cord) can occur due to a tumor or a number of other things. This eMedTV article discusses the condition in detail, including causes, symptoms, treatment, and more.
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