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Cystic Acne - Deep Vein Thrombosis

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Cystic Acne to Deep Vein Thrombosis. 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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  • Cystic Fibrosis (Health Channel Home)
    Cystic fibrosis is a disease involving the mucus and sweat glands that can affect several organs in the body. This eMedTV article explains the causes of cystic fibrosis, the common symptoms, and goals of available treatments, including gene therapy.
  • Cystic Fibrosis (Overview Article)
    In the United States, cystic fibrosis is a common genetic disease that mainly affects Caucasians. This eMedTV segment provides a complete overview of cystic fibrosis, including information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this disease.
  • Cystic Fibrosis Sweat Test
    The cystic fibrosis sweat test measures the amount of salt in your sweat. As this eMedTV article explains, it is the most useful test for making a diagnosis. This page discusses the sweat test in detail and includes a link to other information.
  • Cystocele
    Also known as a fallen bladder, a cystocele occurs when the bladder droops into the vagina. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, including information on what causes it, how it is treated, and more.
  • Cystoscopy
    A cystoscopy allows your doctor to see the inside of your bladder and urethra. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this procedure, which is used when a person experiences certain urinary problems.
  • Cytomel
    Cytomel is a medication used as a thyroid replacement for people with an underactive thyroid. This eMedTV Web page explains how Cytomel works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Cytotec
    Cytotec is licensed to prevent stomach ulcers in people who are taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This eMedTV Web page contains an overview of this medicine, including how it works, side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Cytoxan
    A doctor may prescribe Cytoxan to treat various types of cancer, such as leukemia and breast cancer. This eMedTV resource lists other types of cancer that can be treated with Cytoxan, explains how the drug works, and offers dosing information.
  • Dabigatran
    Dabigatran is a "blood thinner" used to prevent blood clots and strokes. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this prescription drug, including details on possible side effects, how it works, dosing tips, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Dacarbazine
    Dacarbazine can help treat malignant melanoma and Hodgkin's disease. This eMedTV Web selection presents an overview of this chemotherapy drug, including how it works, dosing information, safety precautions, and links to more details.
  • Dalfampridine
    Dalfampridine is a medication prescribed to treat walking difficulties caused by multiple sclerosis. This eMedTV resource describes this product in detail, further exploring its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Daliresp
    Daliresp is a medicine prescribed to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, results from clinical trials on its effectiveness, and potential side effects.
  • Dalmane
    Dalmane is a prescription drug that has several effects on the body, including causing sleepiness. This eMedTV Web page provides a general overview of the medication, noting in particular its side effects, strengths, and dosing guidelines.
  • Dalteparin
    Available by prescription, dalteparin is a type of "blood thinner" used to treat and prevent blood clots. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on its specific uses, how it works, and potential side effects.
  • Damiana
    The damiana plant allegedly helps treat several conditions, although how it does this is not known. This eMedTV page provides a detailed overview of this herbal remedy, including its various uses, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Dantrium
    Available by prescription, Dantrium is a drug licensed to treat muscle spasticity due to certain conditions. This eMedTV article presents a description of important features of this medicine, including how it works, how it is used, side effects, and more.
  • Dantrolene
    Dantrolene is a muscle relaxant prescribed to treat muscle spasticity and malignant hyperthermia. This eMedTV Web page gives a comprehensive overview of this prescription medication, including dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Daptacel
    Daptacel is a routine childhood vaccine approved to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough. This eMedTV segment describes how the vaccine works, explains when your child should get vaccinated, and lists possible side effects of the product.
  • Darbepoetin Alfa
    Darbepoetin alfa is a drug that is prescribed to treat anemia due to chronic kidney failure or chemotherapy. This eMedTV page explains how the medicine works, offers dosing information, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Darifenacin
    Darifenacin is a medication that can be prescribed to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works, offers dosing guidelines and tips for darifenacin, and describes its effects.
  • Darunavir
    Darunavir is a drug that is commonly used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for treating HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV Web page explains how darunavir works and offers more information on its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Darvocet
    Darvocet is a medication that is approved for the treatment of mild-to-moderate pain. This page from the eMedTV library explains how the drug works, describes the effects of this medicine, and provides a list of potential side effects.
  • Darvon
    Darvon is a prescription pain medication. This article from the eMedTV Web site provides an in-depth look at the drug, including information on its effects, abuse potential, possible side effects, dosing information, general precautions, and more.
  • Darvon-N
    Darvon-N is a medication prescribed to relieve pain. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works to treat mild-to-moderate pain, possible side effects, dosing tips, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Dasatinib
    Dasatinib is a medicine prescribed to slow down the progression of certain types of cancer. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medication, with detailed information on how to take it, how it works, general safety concerns, and more.
  • Dasetta
    Dasetta is a combined oral contraceptive prescribed to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV page features more detailed information on this birth control pill, including how it works, potential side effects, and why it may not be suitable for some women.
  • DASH Diet
    The DASH eating plan (also known as the DASH diet) has been shown in several research studies to lower blood pressure. This section of the eMedTV library describes the DASH diet in detail and provides a sample eating plan.
  • Daypro
    Daypro is a drug often prescribed to treat pain and inflammation associated with various forms of arthritis. This eMedTV Web page offers more details on the medication, including its specific uses, effects, and general dosing information.
  • Daysee
    Daysee is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Daytrana
    Daytrana is a drug that comes in the form of a skin patch; it is used to treat ADHD in children adolescents. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Daytrana, explains how the patch works, and lists some of its more common side effects.
  • Dead Birds
    Over the past few years, many dead birds have been identified as having West Nile virus. This eMedTV Web page provides information about the handling, disposal, and consumption of birds that may have the West Nile virus.
  • An Overview of Dead Sea Salt Psoriasis Cream
    Dead Sea salt psoriasis cream can't cure psoriasis, but it appears to be helpful in relieving symptoms. This eMedTV resource discusses the benefits of using this psoriasis cream and explains how it helps improve scaly skin.
  • Decadron
    Decadron is a prescription steroid medication used to help reduce inflammation caused by various conditions. This eMedTV article further discusses how this drug works, outlines some possible side effects, and provides some general safety precautions.
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
    A deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. This portion of the eMedTV library provides an in-depth look at this condition, including information about its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
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