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Deer Tick - Desloratadine

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Deer Tick to Desloratadine. 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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  • Deer Tick
    The deer tick (also known as the black-legged tick) can spread Lyme disease to humans and other animals. This eMedTV article outlines the life stages of this tick and explains how they transmit Lyme disease.
  • Deferiprone
    Deferiprone tablets are taken three times daily to reduce high levels of iron in the blood in some people. This eMedTV page features more information on this prescription drug, including when it is prescribed, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Degarelix
    Degarelix is a prescription drug used in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer in men. This article from the eMedTV Web library explains how this hormone medicine works, offers dosing information, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Dehydroepiandrosterone
    Dehydroepiandrosterone is a dietary supplement claimed to be useful for various age-related conditions. This eMedTV article explains how the supplement works, explores the safety and effectiveness of the product, and lists its potential side effects.
  • Delatestryl
    If you have low testosterone levels, your healthcare provider may recommend a medication called Delatestryl. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this hormone replacement product, explaining how it is given, who can use it, side effects, and more.
  • Delavirdine
    Delavirdine is a prescription drug that is approved to treat HIV and AIDS. This section of the eMedTV library describes delavirdine in more detail, explains how the medication works, and offers dosing tips and guidelines.
  • Delayed Release Valproic Acid
    Delayed release valproic acid is used to prevent migraines and treat bipolar mania and epilepsy. This eMedTV article discusses these uses in more detail, describes how this medication works, and explains what side effects may occur with the drug.
  • Delestrogen
    Delestrogen is prescribed to treat menopausal symptoms, hormone deficiencies, and advanced prostate cancer. This eMedTV Web resource provides an overview of this drug, including how it works, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Delsym
    Delsym is a 12-hour, nonprescription cough suppressant. This eMedTV Web selection provides a complete overview of this product, with information on how it works, possible side effects, drug warnings, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Delzicol
    Delzicol, a prescription drug, is used for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web selection covers numerous topics relating to this medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Demadex
    Demadex is a prescription drug that is approved to control high blood pressure and treat fluid retention. This eMedTV article explains how Demadex works and outlines detailed information on its uses, possible side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
  • Dementia
    Dementia refers to a group of symptoms that may affect thought, memory, personality, and behavior. This eMedTV article explains this topic in greater detail, including information about Alzheimer's disease and other conditions that cause symptoms.
  • Demerol
    Demerol is a prescription medication approved for relieving pain and causing sedation. This eMedTV resource describes how the drug works, offers dosing information, and explains why this medicine is no longer commonly used by doctors.
  • Demulen
    Demulen is a birth control pill that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this contraceptive, including details on the different types of Demulen, how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Denileukin Diftitox
    Denileukin diftitox is a medicine given to treat a cancer of the immune system that affects the skin. This eMedTV Web page explains how this chemotherapy drug works to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. It also describes side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Denosumab
    Denosumab is a medicine prescribed to treat osteoporosis in certain people. This page of the eMedTV Web archives gives an overview of this drug, including other uses, how it works, when and how it should be taken, and possible side effects.
  • Depakene
    Depakene is a medication used for the treatment of certain types of seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV article discusses the drug in more detail, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Depakote
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Depakote to treat mania, epilepsy, or migraines. This eMedTV Web page explains how Depakote works and when and how to take it, as well as its possible side effects and general precautions and warnings.
  • Depakote ER
    People who suffer from migraines, epilepsy, or symptoms of mania can often benefit from Depakote ER. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at this prescription drug and its uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Deplin
    Deplin is a medical food prescribed to increase folate levels in people with depression. This eMedTV page explains how Deplin can also benefit people with schizophrenia. A list of side effects, dosing tips, and safety precautions is also included.
  • Depo-Estradiol
    Depo-Estradiol is a prescription drug used to treat menopausal symptoms and hormone deficiencies. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Depo-Provera
    Available by prescription, Depo-Provera is used to prevent pregnancy and relieve certain cancer symptoms. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at this synthetic form of progesterone, including how it works, how it is administered, side effects, and more.
  • depo-subQ Provera 104
    depo-subQ Provera 104 is a medicine prescribed to prevent pregnancy and relieve pain due to endometriosis. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, how the injection is given, side effects, and more.
  • Depo-Testosterone
    Depo-Testosterone is a hormone medication prescribed to increase testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at this medicine, including how it works, how the injection is given, safety precautions, and more.
  • Depression (Health Channel Home)
    Depression is an illness that involves a sad mood and a loss of interest in things that were once enjoyed. This eMedTV Health Channel offers thousands of articles on topics such as who depression affects, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.
  • Depression (Overview Article)
    Depression causes unnecessary suffering for both people who have the illness and their families. This eMedTV article describes how the illness can affect how you eat, sleep, and think about things, and also lists possible symptoms and risk factors.
  • Derma-Smoothe
    Derma-Smoothe is used to treat scalp psoriasis in adults and atopic dermatitis in adults and children. This eMedTV resource provides a complete overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, general dosing tips, side effects, and more.
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
    Dermatitis herpetiformis is a skin rash that is linked to celiac disease. This segment of the eMedTV archives explains how a gluten-free diet can be useful in treating this condition and that not everyone with celiac disease develops it.
  • Dermatop
    Dermatop 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.
  • Desipramine
    Desipramine is a prescription drug that is commonly used for the treatment of depression in adults. This eMedTV page describes desipramine in more detail, including an explanation of how it works and a list of potential side effects that may occur.
  • Desitin
    Desitin is a line of non-prescription ointments approved for treating and preventing diaper rashes. This eMedTV resource lists the various products currently available, explains how they work, and offers dosing information for these ointments.
  • Desloratadine
    Desloratadine is a common prescription medication used to treat seasonal and indoor allergy symptoms. As this eMedTV page explains, it can also be used for chronic hives and itching. This page explains how the drug works, dosing information, and more.
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