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Vibrio Cholerae - Vorinostat

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Vibrio Cholerae to Vorinostat. 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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  • Vibrio Cholerae
    Vibrio cholerae is the bacterium that causes cholera. As this eMedTV article explains, the bacterium is usually transmitted by eating or drinking contaminated food or water. The prevalence of cholera worldwide is also discussed.
  • Vibrio Parahaemolyticus
    Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria can cause gastrointestinal illness such as diarrhea. This section of the eMedTV library discusses the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of this type of bacteria and lists other illnesses caused by it.
  • Vibrio Vulnificus
    Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium that can cause illnesses such as sepsis and wound infections. This eMedTV segment discusses these types of infections and explains the transmission, incubation period, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Vicodin
    Vicodin is approved for the treatment of moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at Vicodin, including information on how it works, tips on when and how to take it, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Victoza
    Victoza is a drug that helps control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This part of the eMedTV site gives a complete overview of this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • VICTRELIS
    As a protease inhibitor, VICTRELIS is useful in treating chronic cases of hepatitis C. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of this medication, including information on side effects, safety warnings, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Videx
    Videx is a prescription medication used to treat HIV and AIDS by preventing the HIV virus from multiplying. This eMedTV article provides detailed information on Videx, including potential side effects and important tips for taking the drug.
  • Vigabatrin
    Adults and children with certain types of seizures may benefit from using vigabatrin. This selection from the eMedTV library gives an overview of this drug, explaining when a healthcare provider may prescribe it, how it controls seizures, and more.
  • Vigamox
    Vigamox is a prescription eye drop that is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this antibiotic medication, including how it works, potential side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • VigRX
    VigRX is an herbal supplement claimed to provide natural "male enhancement." This article from the eMedTV library explores the possible effects of this supplement, explains what side effects may occur, and discusses the effectiveness of this product.
  • VigRX Plus
    VigRX Plus is a "natural male enhancement" supplement that is claimed to treat impotence. This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of VigRX Plus, including information on the safety and effectiveness of this product, as well as possible side effects.
  • Viibryd
    Available by prescription only, Viibryd is a medication used to treat major depression. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on how it works, who can take it, side effects, and more.
  • Vilazodone
    Vilazodone is commonly prescribed in the treatment of depression. This eMedTV page gives a complete overview of this product, explaining how it works to balance serotonin levels, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Vimovo
    Vimovo is a medication prescribed to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Vimpat
    Vimpat is a medication prescribed to treat partial seizures. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at how the drug works and further explores its effects, potential side effects, general precautions, and dosage information.
  • Vincasar PFS
    Vincasar PFS is a chemotherapy drug approved to treat a certain type of leukemia. This eMedTV segment contains more details on this prescription drug, with information on dosing instructions, details on how it works, and potential side effects.
  • Vincristine
    Vincristine is a drug prescribed to help slow down the progression of certain types of leukemia. This eMedTV Web selection presents a comprehensive overview of this chemotherapy drug, including dosing tips, specific uses, safety issues, and more.
  • Vinorelbine
    Vinorelbine helps treat a certain type of lung cancer by interfering with how cancer cells divide. This eMedTV selection contains an overview of this drug, including what it is prescribed for, how it is administered, and links to more details.
  • Viokace
    Viokace is prescribed for the treatment of pancreatic enzyme deficiencies caused by various conditions. This eMedTV overview includes details on how this medication works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Viorele
    Viorele is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Viracept
    Viracept is a medicine that is often used in combination with other drugs as part of an HIV "cocktail." This eMedTV page explains how the drug works for treating HIV and AIDS, offers dosing information, and lists possible side effects.
  • Viral Encephalitis
    West Nile virus is a form of viral encephalitis, a group of illnesses that cause brain swelling. This eMedTV selection covers encephalitis that is caused by a virus, including information on how to prevent it and how to recognize its symptoms.
  • Viral Hepatitis
    Viral hepatitis is liver inflammation caused by a virus. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at the various forms of hepatitis -- hepatitis A, B, C, D, and others -- including information on treatment, prevention, diagnosis, and more.
  • Viral Meningitis
    Viral meningitis is a serious but rarely fatal form of meningitis. As this eMedTV page explains, it's a lot like bacterial meningitis, except it's caused by a virus and it has no specific treatment. This page provides an overview of viral meningitis.
  • Viral Pneumonia
    Viruses are the most common cause of pneumonia in children under the age of five. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at viral pneumonia, with detailed information on symptoms, prevention, treatment options, and more.
  • Viramune
    Viramune is a prescription medication that is used for treating HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV page explains how Viramune helps prevent HIV from spreading to uninfected cells, lists possible side effects of the drug, and offers general dosing information.
  • Viramune XR
    Viramune XR is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This selection from the eMedTV site further discusses how Viramune XR works, outlines some possible side effects, and provides some tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Viread
    Viread is a prescription HIV, AIDS, and hepatitis B drug. This eMedTV page discusses the medication in more detail, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, and what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Visken
    Visken is a beta blocker medicine often prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Vismodegib
    Vismodegib is a prescription medication used to treat certain cases of basal cell carcinoma. This eMedTV Web selection presents more detailed information on this medicine, including how to take it, how it works, important safety precautions, and more.
  • Vistaril
    Vistaril is a prescribed antihistamine that has several uses, such as treating certain allergic reactions. This eMedTV segment discusses the drug's uses in more detail, explains how it works, and explains what forms and strengths this product comes in.
  • Vitamin A
    Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin necessary for a healthy immune system and good vision. This eMedTV resource explores other benefits of this vitamin, lists some of its potential side effects, and explains when supplementation is necessary.
  • Vitamin B12
    Vitamin B12 is important for healthy nerve and blood cells, as well as for making DNA. This eMedTV resource explores other benefits of this vitamin, explains what forms it comes in, and discusses the effectiveness of this product.
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
    Potential signs of a vitamin B12 deficiency include weight loss, anemia, and weakness. This eMedTV segment lists other potential symptoms of a vitamin B12 deficiency and explains who is at a higher risk for developing this problem.
  • Vitamin B6
    Vitamin B6 is essential for the formation of hemoglobin, an important part of red blood cells. This eMedTV resource further explains what vitamin B6 is used for, explores the product's effectiveness, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Vitamin B6 Deficiency
    A vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) deficiency is potentially serious but can be treated easily. This page on the eMedTV site lists possible signs of a vitamin B6 deficiency, explores risk factors for the problem, and explains what treatments are available.
  • Vitamin C
    Many people take vitamin C to prevent or treat a cold. This eMedTV article provides an overview of vitamin C, describing the effects that it may have on the body and also discussing its safety and effectiveness.
  • Vitamin E
    A fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin E is primarily used for its antioxidant activity. This eMedTV Web page explains how it works, describes the possible benefits of using vitamin E products, and offers general warnings and precautions for these products.
  • Vitex
    Vitex is an herb that is claimed to be beneficial for several conditions, such as infertility and PMS. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this supplement, including information on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Vitiligo
    Vitiligo is a skin disorder characterized by white patches that can appear on various parts of the body. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at the condition, including possible causes, risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Vitrectomy
    A vitrectomy is a medical procedure where blood is removed from the center of the eye. This page on the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this procedure and explains why it is often used to treat proliferative retinopathy.
  • Vivactil
    Vivactil is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat depression in adults. This page on the eMedTV site describes the drug in more detail, including an explanation of how the antidepressant works and a list of side effects that are possible.
  • Vivelle-Dot
    Vivelle-Dot is an estrogen patch approved for treating common menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at Vivelle-Dot and its other uses, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and warnings and precautions.
  • Vivitrol
    Available by prescription only, Vivitrol is a drug used to help people who have abused alcohol or opioids. This eMedTV page describes important features of this drug, including how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • VLDL
    VLDL is short for very low density lipoprotein. This eMedTV Web page explains how this substance functions within the body, as well as its assumed role in the narrowing and hardening of the arteries (a condition called atherosclerosis).
  • Voltaren
    Voltaren is used to treat symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, such as pain and stiffness. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, lists possible side effects, and offers things to consider before taking it.
  • Voltaren Gel
    Voltaren Gel is a prescription NSAID approved for treating osteoarthritis. This eMedTV page explores this product in more detail, noting in particular its side effects, dosing guidelines, and some general precautions to be aware of before using the gel.
  • Voltaren Ophthalmic
    Voltaren Ophthalmic is a prescription eye drop licensed to treat symptoms caused by specific eye surgeries. This eMedTV resource explains how the eye drops work, describes possible side effects, and covers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Voltaren-XR
    Voltaren-XR is a medicine commonly used to relieve pain, inflammation, and other arthritis symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers a complete overview of the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Vorinostat
    Vorinostat can help reduce symptoms of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in some people. This eMedTV segment offers details on several aspects of this chemotherapy drug, including when a doctor may prescribe it, how it is taken, potential side effects, and more.
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