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Clomid - Cold Sores
This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Clomid to Cold Sores. 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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Clomid, a prescription medicine, is licensed to treat infertility in women. This page on the eMedTV Web site contains a general overview of the medication, including its effects, potential side effects, dosage information, and more.
Clomiphene is a medication that is prescribed to treat infertility in women. This eMedTV Web page covers how clomiphene works and provides general information on its effects, success rate, and possible side effects.
Clomipramine is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. This eMedTV article explains how clomipramine works, describes some potential side effects, and outlines some tips for when and how to take this medication.
Clonazepam is a drug that is used to treat epileptic seizures and panic disorder. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, overdose symptoms, and more.
Clonidine is a prescription drug most commonly used for treating high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource discusses other approved uses of the medicine, describes how it works, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
- Clonidine ER
Clonidine ER is a drug prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
Clopidogrel, marketed under the name Plavix, is a drug used to help keep harmful blood clots from forming. This eMedTV Web page explains how clopidogrel works and looks at dosage guidelines for the medicine, as well as side effects it may cause.
Clorazepate is a prescription drug used to treat partial seizures, anxiety, and alcohol withdrawal. This eMedTV page provides an in-depth look at the drug, providing information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
Clozapine is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia in people who fail to respond to other medications. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at the drug, including its effects, suggestions for when and how to take it, and side effects.
Clozaril is a prescription drug approved to help manage symptoms of schizophrenia. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the drug, including information on how it works, tips for those taking it, and potential side effects.
- Cluster Headaches
Cluster headaches are marked by intense pain that begins around one eye or temple. As this eMedTV page explains, the pain can then spread to the entire side of the face. This page covers the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment of these headaches.
Based on CML statistics, it's estimated that 4,500 people will be diagnosed with the disease in 2006. This eMedTV article offers a variety of statistics concerning chronic myeloid leukemia, including survival rates and age-at-diagnosis statistics.
Co-Gesic is licensed for the treatment of moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV page provides a complete overview of Co-Gesic, including information on how it works, tips on taking it, possible side effects, and general precautions.
Coartem is a prescription medicine used to treat mild cases of malaria. This eMedTV Web selection provides a complete overview of this antimalarial medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
- Cockroach Allergy
This page of the eMedTV library provides an in-depth look at cockroach allergy, including tips to help prevent it. This common indoor pest allergy is caused by certain proteins found in cockroach saliva and feces.
- Cod Liver Oil
People may use cod liver oil for its health benefits, such as lowering blood pressure and triglycerides. This eMedTV page explains what else cod liver oil may be used for, discusses its effectiveness, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
- Coenzyme Q10
People who have certain health conditions may find it beneficial to use coenzyme Q10 supplements. This eMedTV page offers a detailed look at coenzyme Q10, including how it works, potential side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
Cogentin is commonly prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and extrapyramidal symptoms. This eMedTV Web article describes how Cogentin works, explains when and how to take the medicine, lists side effects that may occur, and more.
Cognex is a medication that can be prescribed to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV Web page offers general dosing information for Cognex, explains how the drug works, and lists possible side effects that can occur with treatment.
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
As this eMedTV Web page explains, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for several anxiety disorders, particularly panic disorder and social phobia. This page offers an in-depth look at this type of therapy.
Colazal is used to help relieve symptoms of inflammation associated with ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of the prescription drug, including information on dosing, how the drug works, its potential side effects, and more.
Available by prescription, colchicine is used to treat gout flares and prevent gout attacks. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this medication, with information on possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and safety warnings.
Colcrys is a medication used for gout and familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). As this eMedTV page explains, it is the only colchicine drug approved by the FDA. This article offers an overview of the drug's uses, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
- Cold Sores
Cold sores, which are contagious, generally form around the mouth on the lips, cheeks, or gums. This eMedTV resource explores their causes, explains how the virus that causes them is transmitted, and describes treatment options.