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Vospire ER - White-Coat Hypertension

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Vospire ER to White-Coat Hypertension. 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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  • Vospire ER
    If you have airway spasms, your doctor may prescribe Vospire ER. This eMedTV article explains how this product works, describes the effects of the drug, and lists some of its common side effects (such as nervousness).
    Votrient is a drug licensed to slow down the progression of certain types of cancer. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of this product, with details on how it works, potential side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Vusion
    Vusion ointment is typically prescribed to treat diaper rashes complicated by yeast infections. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of Vusion, explains how it works, and describes how long and how often you need to apply the ointment.
  • Vytorin
    Vytorin, a drug combining simvastatin and ezetimibe, is used for high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV article further discusses the drug, including information on its uses, effects, strengths, potential side effects, and more.
  • Vyvanse
    Vyvanse is a prescribed medication that helps to control the symptoms of ADHD. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Vyvanse, explains how the medication works, and lists some of the more common side effects.
  • Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
    Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia is a type of cancer that develops in plasma cells. This eMedTV segment briefly discusses this condition, explains how this rare form of cancer is diagnosed and treated, and includes a link to more information.
  • Walking Pneumonia
    Walking pneumonia is similar to regular pneumonia, but with milder symptoms. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medical condition, with information on how long it lasts, possible symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Warfarin
    Warfarin is a prescription medicine licensed to prevent and treat blood clots due to various causes. This eMedTV article describes how this medication works, lists potential side effects, and explains what you should be aware of before taking it.
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
    This eMedTV article explains that Wegener's granulomatosis (a condition that mainly affects the upper respiratory tract) is a rare disease in which the blood vessels become inflamed. This page discusses this condition in detail.
  • Weight Loss (Health Channel Home)
    This eMedTV health channel contains dozens of articles on weight loss and obesity. These articles explain what a healthy weight is for an individual and how to get there, whether it's through lifestyle changes, drugs, or surgery.
  • Weight Loss (Overview Article)
    Your ideal body weight can be determined by using several factors, such as BMI and waist circumference. This eMedTV Web page describes these factors in more detail and outlines some guidelines for the ideal weight in adults and children.
  • WelChol
    WelChol is a prescription medication used to treat high cholesterol and diabetes. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at WelChol, providing detailed information on its uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Wellbutrin
    Wellbutrin is a prescription medication that is approved to treat depression. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, highlights some of its potential side effects, offers tips on when and how to take it, and more.
  • Wellbutrin SR
    Wellbutrin SR is commonly prescribed for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works to relieve depression symptoms, highlights some potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Wellbutrin XL
    Wellbutrin XL is a prescription drug that is approved to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, highlights potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medicine.
  • Wera
    Wera is a type of birth control pill that works to prevent pregnancy mainly by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • West Nile Encephalitis
    West Nile encephalitis is a severe form of West Nile virus. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers an in-depth look at this condition, including information on symptoms, treatment, and how often it occurs.
  • West Nile Virus (Health Channel Home)
    West Nile virus is commonly found in Africa, West Asia, and the Middle East. As this eMedTV article explains, most infected people do not experience any symptoms. This page also lists several of the topics covered on the West Nile Virus Health Channel.
  • West Nile Virus (Overview Article)
    As this eMedTV article explains, the West Nile virus is commonly found in Africa, West Asia, and the Middle East. This Web page provides an in-depth look at this virus, including its spread in the United States.
  • Western Equine Encephalitis
    Western equine encephalitis is a disease that can affect the central nervous system. As this eMedTV article explains, it is spread by mosquitoes. This resource describes the condition in detail, including information on symptoms, treatment, and more.
  • Westhroid
    Westhroid is a prescription medicine most commonly used to treat an underactive thyroid. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works, provides general dosing information, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Wet Macular Degeneration
    Wet macular degeneration is an eye disease in which abnormal blood vessels grow under the macula. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of this condition, with information on symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Whey Protein
    Whey protein is a protein from cow's milk that may have several beneficial uses, such as controlling weight. This eMedTV article provides an overview of whey protein, including how it is thought to work, possible side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Whiplash
    Whiplash is a neck injury that can result in symptoms such as neck pain, stiffness, and headache. This eMedTV selection offers an overview of whiplash, including information on its treatment, prognosis, and other symptoms.
  • White-Coat Hypertension
    People who only experience high blood pressure at the doctor's office have "white-coat hypertension." As this eMedTV article explains, this condition doesn't require treatment other than self-monitoring at home.
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