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Yersinia - Zipsor

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Yersinia to Zipsor. 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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  • Yersinia
    Yersinia are the bacteria that can cause plague (among other illnesses). This section of the eMedTV library highlights these three important human pathogens, possible symptoms, and how common infection with them is.
  • Yersinia Enterocolitica
    Yersinia enterocolitica causes yersiniosis, and is in the same family as the bacteria that cause plague. This eMedTV resource explains this bacterium in detail, with information on symptoms, treatment, incubation period, transmission, and more.
  • Yersinia Pestis
    Yersinia pestis are bacteria often found in rats and other animals, and can cause plague. This eMedTV Web page discusses this organism in detail, including transmission methods, and offers statistics about how often human infections typically occur.
  • Yersiniosis
    Yersiniosis is an infectious illness caused by bacteria called Yersinia enterocolitica. This eMedTV Web page describes how the disease is transmitted, lists symptoms in children and adults, and discusses treatment methods and ways to prevent infection.
  • Yervoy
    Available by prescription, Yervoy is a drug used to slow down the progression of melanoma skin cancer. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medicine, including how it works, general dosing instructions, safety precautions, and more.
  • Yohimbe
    Yohimbe is an herbal product that may have several uses, such as treating sexual problems and depression. This eMedTV Web page explains how yohimbe supposedly works, lists possible side effects, and discusses its safety and effectiveness.
  • Zaditor
    Zaditor is an over-the-counter eyedrop used for relieving itching due to eye allergies. This eMedTV resource describes how this medication works, explains what side effects may occur, and offers tips and precautions to be aware of.
  • Zafirlukast
    Zafirlukast is a prescription drug licensed for preventing asthma attacks in adults and children. This eMedTV Web page further describes this medicine and provides detailed information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Zalcitabine
    Zalcitabine is typically prescribed to treat HIV and AIDS. This part of the eMedTV archives offers information on how zalcitabine works to prevent the HIV virus from multiplying, describes potential side effects, and lists general dosing information.
  • Zaleplon
    Zaleplon is a drug that is prescribed to treat short-term insomnia in those having trouble falling asleep. This eMedTV article provides general information on zaleplon and its uses, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and precautions.
  • Zaltrap
    Zaltrap is given every two weeks to treat cancer of the colon and rectum that has spread to other areas. This eMedTV article explores this medicine in more detail, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Zanaflex
    Zanaflex is a medication used for the short-term treatment of spasticity. This selection from the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with information on side effects, dosing guidelines, drug warnings, and more.
  • Zanamivir
    Zanamivir is a prescribed medication that is approved to treat and prevent influenza A and influenza B. This eMedTV Web article explains how the drug works and provides information on possible side effects, general precautions, and dosing tips.
  • Zanosar
    Zanosar is a drug used to treat certain types of pancreatic cancer. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with discussions on specific uses, how the drug is given, potential side effects, and more.
  • Zantac
    Zantac is a medication used to treat heartburn, ulcers, GERD, erosive esophagitis, and other conditions. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Zantac, including information about how it works, its strengths, and some of its side effects.
  • Zantrex-3
    Zantrex-3 is a weight loss pill that is available without a prescription. This eMedTV Web page describes Zantrex-3 in more detail, including information on its effectiveness and safety, potential side effects of the diet pill, and more.
  • Zarah
    Zarah, a type of oral contraceptive, is a generic version of Yasmin. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this birth control pill, explaining how it works, when and how it should be taken, side effects, and more.
  • Zarontin
    Zarontin is a medication used to treat certain epileptic seizures called absence seizures. This eMedTV article discusses Zarontin in more detail, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Zaroxolyn
    Zaroxolyn is a prescription drug that is approved to control high blood pressure and treat fluid retention. This eMedTV page explains how Zaroxolyn works and covers detailed information on its uses, possible side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
  • Zebeta
    Zebeta has been approved to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how this medication works, offers general dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur during the treatment process.
  • Zecuity
    Zecuity is a medicated skin patch prescribed for relieving symptoms of a migraine. This eMedTV Web selection offers an overview of this medicine, including details on what it is used for, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Zegerid
    Zegerid is commonly prescribed to treat various conditions related to the stomach, esophagus, or intestines. This eMedTV page covers how this drug works and when and how to take it, as well as potential side effects, dosing tips, and safety precautions.
  • Zegerid OTC
    Zegerid OTC is a nonprescription medicine used to treat heartburn by decreasing stomach acid. This eMedTV Web article offers an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Zelapar
    Zelapar is a prescription drug commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Zelboraf
    Zelboraf is a drug licensed to treat a certain type of skin cancer. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of this prescription medication, explains what to know before taking it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Zelnorm
    Zelnorm is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation. This eMedTV segment explores the uses, side effects, and strengths of this prescription drug, and also describes how and when to take it.
  • Zenatane
    As a type of retinoid drug, Zenatane is used to treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatment. This eMedTV article offers a comprehensive look at this prescription medicine, including how to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Zenchent
    Available only by prescription, Zenchent is a birth control pill that mainly works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of this medication, including information on its effects, possible problems, and dosing guidelines.
  • Zenchent Fe
    Zenchent Fe is an oral contraceptive that comes in the form of a chewable tablet. This eMedTV Web article provides a detailed overview of this birth control pill, including how it works, dosing tips, and some general safety precautions.
  • Zenpep
    A prescription medicine, Zenpep is approved for increasing low levels of pancreatic enzymes. This eMedTV Web page contains more details on this drug, including how it works, how to take it, potential side effects, and more.
  • Zeosa
    Zeosa is a combined oral contraceptive that works to prevent pregnancy in a few different ways. This eMedTV segment describes how this birth control pill works, lists possible side effects, discusses dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Zerit
    Zerit is a prescription medication that is used for treating the HIV virus and AIDS. This eMedTV article describes the effects of the drug, explains how the medicine works, and provides dosing tips and precautions for the medication.
  • Zestoretic
    Zestoretic is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at this medication, including information about its effects, its side effects, and its available strengths.
  • Zestril
    Zestril is used to treat high blood pressure and other conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV page provides an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, side effects, dosing guidelines, and available strengths.
  • Zetia
    Zetia is a medicine licensed to treat high cholesterol and sitosterolemia, a rare genetic condition. This eMedTV article discusses the effects of the prescription drug, how it works, how and when to take it, potential side effects, and more.
  • Zetonna
    As a type of nasal spray, Zetonna can help relieve symptoms of seasonal or year-long allergies. This eMedTV selection presents a more detailed look at this prescription medicine, including how it works, how to use it, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Zevalin
    Zevalin is a prescription drug used to slow down the progression of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This eMedTV Web selection takes a closer look at this medicine, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Ziac
    Ziac is a prescription medicine often used for treating high blood pressure. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes how this drug works, explains when and how to take it, lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of, and more.
  • Ziagen
    Ziagen is a prescription medication that is used for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV article provides an overview of how the drug works, explains what you should know before taking it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Zidovudine
    Zidovudine was the first medication approved for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how the drug works and describes its effects, dosing information, potential side effects, and more.
  • Zileuton
    Zileuton is a prescription medicine that is used for preventing asthma attacks in adults and children. This eMedTV article further describes the drug, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Zileuton CR
    Zileuton CR is a prescription drug that is licensed to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV segment discusses how the medication works to reduce inflammation in the airways, lists potential side effects, and provides tips for taking the medication.
  • Zinc
    Some people believe that there is a link between zinc and the common cold -- namely, that taking zinc lozenges can prevent colds. This eMedTV Web page discusses the data on zinc and the common cold, and looks at side effects of long-term zinc use.
  • Zinc Oxide
    Zinc oxide is a type of compound typically found in many diaper rash creams, sunblock, and supplements. This eMedTV page explores other uses of this compound, explains what forms it comes in, and discusses some general precautions.
  • Zioptan
    Zioptan is a prescription eye drop licensed to help lower eye pressure caused by certain eye conditions. This eMedTV Web page describes approved uses for this medicine, explains how it works, and covers dosing instructions and other important details.
  • Ziprasidone
    Ziprasidone is a prescription drug used for treating bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This page on the eMedTV site describes the effects of ziprasidone, lists possible side effects of the drug, and offers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Zipsor
    Zipsor is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of mild to moderate acute pain. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists potential side effects of the medicine.
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