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Vasectomy - Vibrio
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Vasotec (enalapril) is a medication used to treat high blood pressure and other health conditions. This eMedTV Web page explains how Vasotec relaxes blood vessels, describes some of its side effects, and provides guidelines for taking the drug.
Vectibix is a prescription medicine used to slow down the progression of colorectal cancer. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this medication, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
Vectical is an ointment used on the skin to treat plaque psoriasis in adults. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this prescription drug, including details on potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions.
Velcade is a drug used to treat certain cancers that affect the plasma cells or lymphatic system. This eMedTV Web page presents an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with details on specific uses, how the drug is given, side effects, and more.
A generic version of Cyclessa, Velivet is a prescription birth control pill. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Velivet, including detailed information on its dosing guidelines, precautions, possible side effects, and more.
Available as a gel, Veltin is a prescription medicine used to treat acne. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, and more.
Vemurafenib is a medication that can help slow down the progression of a certain type of skin cancer. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to slow down abnormal cell growth, offers dosing tips, lists possible side effects, and more.
- Venereal Warts
Venereal warts are moist, soft, or flesh-colored swellings that are spread through sexual contact. This eMedTV Web page explains what causes them, describes where the warts may appear, and lists treatment options that are available.
Venlafaxine is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of depression. This section of the eMedTV site explains how venlafaxine works and offers information on its effects, general dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
- Venlafaxine XR
Venlafaxine XR is a prescription drug licensed to treat depression and anxiety disorders. This page on the eMedTV site covers venlafaxine XR side effects, strengths, and dosing guidelines, as well as what to tell your doctor before you take the drug.
- Ventolin (HFA)
Ventolin is a drug used to treat and prevent airway spasms. This eMedTV page covers Ventolin dosing, strengths, and side effects -- and notes that the prescription medicine may also be used to prevent exercise-induced asthma attacks.
Veramyst is a prescription nasal spray that is used for treating common nasal allergy symptoms. This page on the eMedTV site explains how Veramyst works and further explores its effects, dosing information, and warnings and precautions.
Verapamil is a drug that is used for treating high blood pressure, chest pain, and irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV segment offers information on verapamil and its uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
Available by prescription only, Verdeso is used to treat atopic dermatitis. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this medicated skin foam, including specific uses, how it works, how to apply it, safety precautions, and more.
Veregen ointment is applied three times daily to treat external genital and perianal warts. This eMedTV Web page explores the effects of this medication, covers what you need to know before using it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Verelan is prescribed to lower high blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and improving blood flow. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medicine, providing information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
- Verelan PM
Verelan PM is a medicine licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers dosing information for this medication, describes its effects, explains what you should know before beginning treatment, and more.
Versed is a prescription drug that can be used as a sedative or anesthesia before a medical procedure. This eMedTV article explains how Versed works and offers an in-depth look at its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
VESIcare is a drug that is prescribed for overactive bladder symptoms. This selection from the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at how this drug works and also includes dosing guidelines and information on possible side effects.
- Vesicoureteral Reflux
Vesicoureteral reflux is a condition in which urine flows back from the bladder to the ureters. This eMedTV resource discusses types, causes, and symptoms of this condition; information on diagnosis and treatment is also provided.
- Vestibular Schwannoma
A vestibular schwannoma is a tumor that develops from nerves associated with balance and hearing. This eMedTV page explains how this condition can affect one or both ears and how such tumors are diagnosed and treated, with links to specific information.
As a type of prescription birth control pill, Vestura can prevent pregnancy while also treating acne. This eMedTV Web selection presents a complete overview on how this contraceptive works, potential side effects, general dosing instructions, and more.
Viagra has been licensed to treat erectile dysfunction (also known as ED). This eMedTV Web page discusses how the prescription medication works, how and when to take it, and also provides information on side effects, dosing, and strengths.
Vibramycin is a prescription medication used to treat or prevent a variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including information on how this antibiotic works, its uses, possible side effects, and more.
Vibrio is a family of bacteria that can cause several different illnesses in humans. This selection from the eMedTV archives provides an overview of this type of bacteria, including a list of illnesses that are caused by it.