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Diabetic Foot - Dilacor XR

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Diabetic Foot to Dilacor XR. 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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  • Diabetic Foot
    Nerve damage and poor blood flow associated with diabetes can lead to a variety of foot problems. This eMedTV segment describes the problems associated with "diabetic feet" in detail and offers helpful tips to ways to prevent them.
  • Diabetic Gastroparesis
    Diabetic gastroparesis is the result of damage to the vagus nerve. As this section of the eMedTV library explains, this nerve controls movement of food through the digestive system, causing symptoms like heartburn and nausea.
  • Diabetic Impotence
    If you experience diabetic impotence, talking to your doctor about it is the first step in getting help. This eMedTV segment offers information about this condition, including what causes it, how to prevent it, and treatment options.
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
    Diabetic neuropathy is the medical term for damage to the nervous system resulting from diabetes. This eMedTV Web segment provides an in-depth look at the various types of neuropathy, including possible symptoms and treatment options.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
    A complication of diabetes, diabetic retinopathy is a condition that damages blood vessels in the eye. This eMedTV segment discusses this condition in detail, including symptoms, vision loss, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
    Several gynecological problems can be diagnosed (and sometimes treated) using diagnostic laparoscopy. This eMedTV page gives an overview of the procedure, including how it is performed and what you should know about complications.
  • Diaper Dermatitis
    Diaper dermatitis is a rash that occurs when the skin under the diaper is irritated from stool or urine. This eMedTV article explores other causes of this condition, explains what the rash looks like, and describes various treatment options.
  • Diaper Rash
    A diaper rash most often occurs when the skin covered by a diaper becomes irritated from stool or urine. This eMedTV article explains what these rashes look like, explores other causes, and offers detailed treatment and prevention information.
  • Diarrhea (Health Channel Home)
    Diarrhea is a condition in which a person has loose, watery stools. This section of the eMedTV website describes the causes and symptoms of diarrhea in adults and children and explains how the condition is treated.
  • Diarrhea (Overview Article)
    Diarrhea is a symptom in which watery, loose stools occur more than three times a day. This eMedTV article presents an overview of diarrhea, including details about its possible causes, how it may lead to dehydration, and when to see a doctor for it.
  • Diastat
    Diastat is a prescription drug that is used in combination with other medications to treat seizures. This eMedTV article discusses the drug in more detail, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Diastolic Blood Pressure
    Diastolic blood pressure, represented by the bottom number in a blood pressure reading, is when your heart is resting. This page of the eMedTV library explains diastolic blood pressure and offers tips for keeping it low.
  • Diazepam
    Diazepam is a prescription drug used to treat seizures, muscle spasms, anxiety, and other conditions. This eMedTV article provides more information about the uses and effects of diazepam, and also covers diazepam dosing guidelines and side effects.
  • Diazepam Rectal Gel
    Diazepam rectal gel is a drug that is used during increased seizure activity in adults and children. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the medication, including information on how it works, when it is used, and potential side effects.
  • Diclegis
    Diclegis is a drug approved to treat nausea and vomiting caused by pregnancy. This eMedTV segment explores several topics relating to this drug, including how it works, how it is taken, effectiveness, and more.
  • Diclofenac
    Diclofenac is a prescription medication licensed to treat migraines, pain, arthritis, and actinic keratosis. This eMedTV article covers the medicine's uses in more detail, explains how it works, and describes the various forms that this drug comes in.
  • Diclofenac Eye Drops
    Diclofenac eye drops are prescribed following certain eye surgeries to help treat eye pain and inflammation. This eMedTV page describes how this medicine works, explains when and how to use the drops, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Diclofenac Gel
    Diclofenac gel is a medicated skin gel commonly prescribed to treat osteoarthritis or actinic keratosis. This eMedTV article offers information on how to use the gel, explains how the medicine works, and lists some of its possible side effects.
  • Diclofenac Patch
    The diclofenac patch is a prescription pain medicine used to treat acute pain caused by sprains and strains. This eMedTV segment further explains what the patches are used for, how the drug works, and what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Diclofenac Potassium
    Diclofenac potassium is a drug licensed to relieve pain, inflammation, and swelling. This eMedTV page lists conditions that can be treated with this medicine (like osteoarthritis) and discusses its dosing information and potential side effects.
  • Diclofenac Sodium
    Diclofenac sodium is a prescription drug used to treat symptoms of several types of arthritis. This eMedTV article explains the conditions the drug can treat (such as osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis), side effects, dosing, and strengths.
  • Diclofenac Sodium Extended Release
    Diclofenac sodium extended-release is often used for symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV segment discusses the drug's effects, dosing information, overdose symptoms, available strengths, and more.
  • Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution
    A prescription product, diclofenac sodium topical solution is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the drug, explaining how it is applied, what to discuss with your doctor, possible side effects, and more.
  • Diclofenac/Misoprostol
    Diclofenac/misoprostol is a combination medicine prescribed to treat arthritis and prevent ulcers. This eMedTV Web page presents more information on this prescription drug, including specific uses of it, dosing instructions, and possible side effects.
  • Dicloxacillin
    Dicloxacillin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections. More details are given in this eMedTV segment, including information on how the drug works, dosing instructions, and side effects. Links to various topics are also provided.
  • Dicyclomine
    Dicyclomine is a prescription medicine commonly used for treating irritable bowel syndrome. This eMedTV resource explains how dicyclomine works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Didanosine
    Didanosine is typically prescribed to treat HIV infection and AIDS. This segment of the eMedTV archives highlights how didanosine works, its potential side effects, and suggestions for when and how to take the medication.
  • Didrex
    Didrex is a prescription weight-loss drug that suppresses the appetite and increases metabolism. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at Didrex, including how it works, how to achieve optimum results from it, side effects, and more.
  • Didronel
    Didronel is a prescription medicine that is used for treating Paget's disease and heterotopic ossification. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at Didronel and its uses, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Dietary Supplements
    To be called a dietary supplement, a product must meet several conditions. This page on the eMedTV Web site takes a look at what these conditions are and also provides information to consider before taking any supplements.
  • Diethylpropion
    Diethylpropion is a prescription weight loss medicine used for treating obesity. This eMedTV page explains what you should know before taking diethylpropion and offers more details on the drug's effects, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Differin
    Differin is a prescription retinoid medication used to treat acne. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, when and how to apply it, potential side effects, and more.
  • Diflorasone Diacetate
    Diflorasone diacetate is a medicine prescribed to treat certain conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this topical steroid, including how it works, possible side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Diflorasone Emollient Cream
    Diflorasone emollient cream is prescribed to treat dermatitis, eczema, and various other skin conditions. This eMedTV article describes how this medicine works to treat itching and inflammation, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects.
  • Diflucan
    Diflucan is a prescription drug used to treat yeast infections and various other fungal infections. This eMedTV Web page covers these and other uses, explains how this medicine works, offers dosing information, and more.
  • Diflunisal
    Diflunisal is often prescribed for arthritis symptoms and pain related to bone, muscle, or tendon injury. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works, possible side effects, tips when taking the drug, overdose symptoms, and more.
  • Digestive System (Health Channel Home)
    This section of the eMedTV Web site provides a wealth of information designed to help people better understand the digestive system. It contains articles discussing anatomy, medical conditions, diagnostic tests, treatment options, and more.
  • Digestive System (Overview Article)
    The stomach, esophagus, and small intestine are all parts of the digestive system. This page from the eMedTV site explains how this system allows your body to absorb nutrients from food and then remove the leftover waste products.
  • Digoxin
    Digoxin is a drug prescribed to treat congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This eMedTV page further describes this medication, with details on how it works to make the heart more efficient, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Diindolylmethane
    Diindolylmethane is a supplement claimed to be useful for numerous conditions, including cancer. This eMedTV resource explores other possible benefits of diindolylmethane, explains how it works, and covers the safety and effectiveness of this product.
  • Dilacor XR
    Dilacor XR is a prescribed drug that relaxes the blood vessels to lower blood pressure and treat chest pain. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Dilacor XR, including some general precautions of the drug, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
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