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eMedTV Health Topics A-Z

Cowpox - Cymbalta

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Cowpox to Cymbalta. 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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  • Cowpox
    Cowpox is a rare disease that is commonly spread through direct contact with an ulcer on a cow's teat. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at this condition and its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Cozaar
    Cozaar is a medication that is used to treat high blood pressure and diabetic nephropathy. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at Cozaar and its specific uses, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Creon
    Available by prescription only, Creon is approved to treat pancreatic enzyme deficiencies. This eMedTV article presents more information on this medication, including who it is approved for, how to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • CREST Syndrome
    CREST is an acronym that spells out some of the common symptoms of systemic scleroderma. This selection from the eMedTV library goes into greater detail about these symptoms, and also includes information on the different types of scleroderma.
  • Crestor
    Crestor is generally prescribed for treating high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This section of the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth look at the drug, with information on its uses, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Crixivan
    Crixivan is a medication that is commonly prescribed for treating HIV and AIDS. This article on the eMedTV site explains what you should know before taking this drug, describes how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Crizotinib
    Crizotinib is prescribed to help slow down the progression of advanced non-small cell lung cancer. This eMedTV article presents more details on this medication, with information on how to take it, potential side effects, general safety concerns, and more.
  • Crohn's Disease
    A type of irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease can cause inflammation in the digestive tract. This eMedTV article explains how Crohn's disease affects the digestive system. Symptoms and progression of the disease are also discussed.
  • Cromolyn
    Cromolyn is a prescription medicine often used for the treatment of asthma and allergies. This eMedTV resource lists the various forms of cromolyn that are available, explains how the medicine works, and offers general dosing information.
  • Cromolyn Inhalation
    Cromolyn inhalation is a prescription drug that is used to prevent asthma attacks. This page on the eMedTV site explains how the medication works, offers suggestions on when and how to use the two different forms, discusses side effects, and more.
  • CRP Test
    As this eMedTV article explains, a CRP (C-reactive protein) test is a simple blood test that is used to show the presence of inflammation in the body. This segment talks about the possible use of a CRP test for heart disease.
  • Cryselle
    Cryselle is a prescription-only generic birth control pill. This page from the eMedTV library describes how it works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the side effects that may occur with this form of birth control.
  • Curcumin
    Curcumin supposedly has several medicinal benefits, such as helping with high cholesterol and cancer. This eMedTV page offers an overview of curcumin, including how it may treat several health conditions, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Cushing's Disease
    Cushing's disease is a hormonal condition caused by a pituitary tumor resulting in an excess of cortisol. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this disease, including information about its symptoms, its diagnosis, and its treatment.
  • Cushing's Syndrome
    Cushing's syndrome is a rare disorder that occurs when the body produces excessive levels of cortisol. This eMedTV article discusses causes and symptoms, as well as how the disease is diagnosed and treated, and factors that affect prognosis.
  • Cutaneous Anthrax
    Cutaneous anthrax is a type of infection in which bacteria enter a cut or abrasion. As this eMedTV resource explains, this is the most common form of anthrax, accounting for about 95 percent of all cases of the disease, but it responds well to treatment.
  • Cutivate
    Cutivate products are prescribed for various skin conditions, such as dermatitis, psoriasis, and eczema. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, and a list of the different forms.
  • Cutivate Cream
    Available by prescription, Cutivate Cream can treat various skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Cutivate Lotion
    Cutivate Lotion is a topical steroid prescribed to treat a skin condition called dermatitis. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at this medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Cutivate Ointment
    Cutivate Ointment is used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions that cause itching and inflammation. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of this product, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Cyanocobalamin Nasal Spray
    Using cyanocobalamin nasal spray once a week can help increase vitamin B12 levels in certain people. This eMedTV page features more information on this prescription medicine, including how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Cyclafem
    Cyclafem is a prescription drug used to prevent pregnancy. It comes in two different versions, which, as this eMedTV page explains, are actually generic types of Ortho-Novum. This page also describes how this contraceptive works, side effects, and more.
  • Cyclessa
    Cyclessa is a prescription birth control pill. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at the drug, including detailed information on its uses, dosing guidelines, warnings, possible side effects, and more.
  • Cyclobenzaprine
    Cyclobenzaprine is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of muscle spasms. This eMedTV Web page describes cyclobenzaprine in more detail, explaining what types of muscle spasms the drug can treat and listing potential side effects.
  • Cyclobenzaprine ER
    Cyclobenzaprine ER is a muscle relaxant used for treating muscle spasms due to injury or other problems. This eMedTV resource describes how cyclobenzaprine ER works, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Cyclocort
    Cyclocort is a topical medicine prescribed to treat certain skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this steroid, including specific uses, details on how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Cyclophosphamide
    Cyclophosphamide is a chemotherapy drug that may be used to treat various cancers (such as leukemia). This eMedTV article explores other uses of the drug, and also discusses dosing guidelines and possible side effects.
  • Cycloset
    Cycloset is a prescription medication used for controlling blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explores how the drug may work, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Cyclosporine
    Cyclosporine is a drug used to prevent organ rejection and to treat psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV article gives a detailed overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Emulsion
    Cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion is a prescription eye drop used to treat chronic dry eyes. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this medicine, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Learn About Cylaris
    People who are trying to lose weight may decide to use Cylaris, an herbal weight loss supplement. This eMedTV article takes a look at various aspects of Cylaris, such as how it works, its safety and effectiveness, and possible side effects.
  • Cymbalta
    Cymbalta has been approved to treat various conditions, such as neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, anxiety, and depression. This eMedTV page explains how the drug affects certain chemicals in the brain, lists potential side effects, and offers tips.
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