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Avodart - Bacterial Pneumonia

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Avodart to Bacterial Pneumonia. 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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  • Avodart
    Avodart is a prescription drug licensed to treat an enlarged prostate (or BPH). This eMedTV Web page discusses Avodart effects, dosing guidelines, strengths, and possible side effects (which can include erectile dysfunction and breast tenderness).
  • Avonex
    Avonex is a medication that is often prescribed for treating multiple sclerosis. This page from the eMedTV Web site explores how Avonex works, describes the effects of the drug, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Axert
    Axert is a prescription medicine that is used to treat a migraine headache as it occurs. This eMedTV article explains how Axert works to narrow blood vessels in the head, and also lists possible side effects of the drug and tips on how to take it.
  • Axid
    Axid is a drug commonly used to treat duodenal ulcers, gastric ulcers, and GERD. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed overview of Axid (which is available both by prescription and over-the-counter) and links to more information.
  • Axiron
    If you have low testosterone levels, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called Axiron. This eMedTV segment gives a complete overview of this anabolic steroid, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Axitinib
    Axitinib is a drug used to treat kidney cancer that has spread to other areas in the body. This eMedTV Web selection takes a detailed look at this chemotherapy medicine, with information on how it is taken, how it works, safety issues, and more.
  • Azactam
    Azactam is a medication prescribed to treat a number of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web selection offers an in-depth look at this medication, including specific uses, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Azasan
    Azasan is prescribed to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant and to treat rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this medication, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Azathioprine
    Azathioprine is a drug that is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and prevent kidney transplant rejection. This eMedTV page provides an overview of this prescription medication, including information on how it works and potential side effects.
  • Azelaic Acid Cream
    Available by prescription only, azelaic acid cream is a skin medication used to treat acne. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on side effects, when and how to apply it, safety precautions, and more.
  • Azelaic Acid Gel
    Available by prescription only, azelaic acid gel is a drug that treats rosacea. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on when and how to use it, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Azelastine
    Azelastine is a prescription nasal spray used for treating seasonal allergic rhinitis or vasomotor rhinitis. This eMedTV segment explores the effects of azelastine, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Azelastine Ophthalmic Solution
    Azelastine ophthalmic solution is a prescription eye drop approved to treat eye allergies. This eMedTV segment describes how the medication works, explains when and how to use it, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Azelastine/Fluticasone Nasal Spray
    Azelastine/fluticasone nasal spray is used twice daily to treat seasonal allergies in adults and teens. This eMedTV article presents more information on this prescription medicine, including how it works, safety issues, side effects, and more.
  • Azelex
    Azelex is a prescription skin cream used to treat acne. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Azficel-T
    Azficel-T is a personalized cell therapy used for cosmetic purposes. This eMedTV Web selection provides a complete overview of this treatment, explaining its main use, what to expect, dosing guidelines, and why it may not be right for everyone.
  • Azilect
    Azilect is a Parkinson's disease medication available by prescription only. This page from the eMedTV library describes how Azilect works, explains when and how to take the medicine, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Azilsartan
    Azilsartan is a prescription drug approved to lower blood pressure. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, with details on how it works, potential side effects, tips for when and how to take it, and general safety concerns.
  • Azilsartan/Chlorthalidone
    People with high blood pressure may be given azilsartan/chlorthalidone. This page from the eMedTV site presents an overview of this combination medication, including details on how it works, side effects, and why it may not be safe for some people.
  • Azithromycin
    Azithromycin is a prescription antibiotic that is prescribed to treat numerous common infections. This eMedTV article lists some specific infections that can be treated with azithromycin and discusses azithromycin effects, strengths, and side effects.
  • Azmacort
    Azmacort is commonly prescribed to prevent (rather than treat) asthma attacks. This page on the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at how the medication works, highlights potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to use the inhaler.
  • Azopt
    Azopt is a prescription eye drop licensed to treat high eye pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web library explains how this medication works, describes possible side effects, and covers some general dosing guidelines.
  • AZOR
    AZOR is a prescription medicine that is approved for treating high blood pressure. This article on the eMedTV site offers dosing information on AZOR, describes possible effects of the medicine, and explains what you should know before taking it.
  • Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution
    This eMedTV page looks at how aztreonam for inhalation solution is prescribed to treat a bacterial infection in those with cystic fibrosis. It describes how this antibiotic works and discusses possible side effects, dosing tips, and various other topics.
  • Aztreonam Injection
    Aztreonam injection is a drug licensed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV article discusses the antibiotic in more detail, explaining how it works, what to expect, how it is administered, and more.
  • Azulfidine
    Azulfidine is a prescription medicine that is commonly used for treating ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page offers a general overview of the drug, including information on how it works, its effects, possible side effects, and more.
  • Azulfidine EN-tabs
    Azulfidine EN-tabs is a drug commonly prescribed for ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page explains how the medicine relieves the symptoms of these conditions, lists possible side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Azurette
    Azurette is an oral form of birth control that contains two different types of hormones. This selection from the eMedTV library takes a detailed look at this oral contraceptive, including how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Baby Names (Health Channel Home)
  • Baby Names (Overview Article)
    The top 100 baby names are right at your fingertips with the BabyBuilder Web page. Use this free eMedTV name creation tool to search through the top 100 baby names, research names by their meaning, and also view the origin and variations of each name.
  • Baby Week by Week
    There are several tips that can make taking care of your one-week-old baby easier. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of how to care for your newborn baby during week 1 of his or her life, including information on what to expect during this time.
  • Bacillus Anthracis
    Bacillus anthracis is the bacterium that causes anthrax. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this bacterium, explaining how its hardiness and toxicity make it a formidable bioterrorism agent and how it is transmitted.
  • Back
    Partial sit-ups, bridges, and other back exercises can reduce a person's risk of developing lower back pain. This eMedTV article includes information and pictures on the correct way to perform these exercises, which will help keep the back healthy.
  • Back Injuries
    As this eMedTV article explains, practicing good posture, supporting your back properly, and avoiding heavy lifting can help with back injury prevention. This resource includes helpful information on how you can keep your back safe.
  • Back Pain (Health Channel Home)
    Back pain can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain that leaves you incapacitated. This eMedTV resource explores the causes of back pain and provides information about treatment options and current areas of research.
  • Back Pain (Overview Article)
    Although most people will not need to see a doctor for back pain, certain symptoms call for a consultation. This eMedTV discusses the types and symptoms of back problems that cause pain and explains what to do if they occur.
  • Back Surgery
    Back surgery is typically only used when other treatments have failed. As this eMedTV resource explains, it may also be considered if back pain is caused by a tumor, an infection, or a nerve root problem. The different surgeries are also described.
  • Baclofen
    Baclofen is a prescription medication used for treating spasticity caused by MS or a spinal cord problem. This eMedTV Web resource offers a more in-depth look at this drug, including its effects, dosage guidelines, and general precautions and warnings.
  • Bacterial Meningitis
    A serious condition that may result in brain damage, bacterial meningitis is considered a medical emergency. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at bacterial meningitis and its causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
  • Bacterial Pneumonia
    Bacterial pneumonia occurs when certain types of bacteria overwhelm the lungs' defense systems. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth overview of this condition, explaining how it is spread, who is affected by it, how the illness is treated, and more.
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