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Acyclovir - Adult ADD

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Acyclovir to Adult ADD. 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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  • Acyclovir
    Acyclovir is a prescription medicine that is used to treat shingles, chickenpox, and genital herpes. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone
    Acyclovir and hydrocortisone is a combination medication used for the treatment of cold sores. This eMedTV segment offers a complete overview of this product, including how to apply it, safety issues to discuss with your doctor, and side effects.
  • Acyclovir Cream
    Acyclovir cream is licensed to treat cold sores in adults and adolescents (age 12 or over). This eMedTV page offers an overview of the medicine, providing information on how the cream works, potential side effects, and tips for taking the medication.
  • Acyclovir Ointment
    Acyclovir ointment is a prescribed antiviral medicine that is used to treat genital herpes and cold sores. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on its uses, tips for using the ointment, and side effects.
  • Adacel
    Adacel is a "booster" vaccine used to help prevent diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough). This eMedTV resource describes how the vaccine works, explains how often it is given, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Adalat
    Adalat CC is an extended-release medication that is approved to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how the prescription medication works, describes some potential side effects, and discusses how and when to take the drug.
  • Adalimumab
    Adalimumab is a prescription medicine that is approved to treat certain inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to relieve symptoms of these conditions, lists possible side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Adapalene
    Available as a gel, lotion, or cream, adapalene is a skin medication used to treat acne. This eMedTV Web resource takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on side effects, when and how to apply it, safety concerns, and more.
  • Adapalene/Benzoyl Peroxide
    Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is a drug that treats acne and prevents future breakouts. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Adasuve
    A doctor may prescribe Adasuve to treat agitation in people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This eMedTV overview talks about how the drug works and how to take it, as well as possible side effects, general safety warnings, and more.
  • Adcetris
    Adcetris is a prescription drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma when other chemotherapy has failed. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medication, including specific uses, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Adcirca
    Adcirca is a medicine licensed for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, its various benefits, dosing tips, and potential side effects.
  • ADD
    ADD, or attention deficit disorder, is a condition that often develops in childhood. As this eMedTV article explains, people who have it typically can't stay focused on a task or sit still. This Web page takes a closer look at this condition.
  • Adderall
    Adderall is a prescription medication that is used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug and also outlines the Adderall dosing amounts that are available, tips on taking the drug, and potential side effects.
  • Adderall XR
    Adderall XR is a prescription medication that is used to treat ADHD. This eMedTV resource explains how Adderall XR works, lists its potential side effects, and offers suggestions on when and how to take the medication.
  • Addison's Disease
    Addison's disease is a condition characterized by weight loss, muscle weakness, and low blood pressure. This eMedTV article further discusses the causes of the disease, possible symptoms, and treatments that are available.
  • Addisonian Crisis
    As this eMedTV segment explains, an addisonian crisis occurs when a stressful event causes existing symptoms of Addison's disease to become life-threatening. This article explains the symptoms to look for and offers prevention strategies.
  • ADHD (Health Channel Home)
    ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a complex psychological disorder frequently occurring in children. This article from the eMedTV archives explains ADHD in detail, including symptoms, challenges, and treatment options.
  • ADHD (Overview Article)
    This eMedTV article offers an in-depth discussion of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ADHD -- a common childhood condition characterized by inattention, fidgeting, and lack of organization. A brief history of the disorder is also given.
  • Adipex-P
    Adipex-P is a medicine that can be prescribed to help with weight loss. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how this medication works and provides a more in-depth look at its effects, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
    In adrenal insufficiency, the adrenal glands stop making hormones that affect bodily functions. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail and includes information about the role the adrenal glands play in the body.
  • Adriamycin
    Adriamycin is a prescription drug used to treat several types of cancer (such as breast and lung cancer). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at Adriamycin, explaining how the drug works to combat cancer and listing some possible side effects.
  • Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. This eMedTV article discusses the risk factors, symptoms, stages, and treatments of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
  • Adult ADD
    The exact cause of adult ADD is unknown. However, as this eMedTV page explains, most scientists agree that it's a biologically based disorder of the nervous system. This article describes the three types of adult ADD in detail, treatment, and more.
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