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Dry Macular Degeneration - Eastern Equine Encephalitis

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Dry Macular Degeneration to Eastern Equine Encephalitis. 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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  • Dry Macular Degeneration
    Dry macular degeneration is an eye condition in which the light-sensitive cells in the retina break down. This eMedTV article explains how this can lead to a loss of central vision. This Web page offers an in-depth look at this condition.
  • DTaP
    DTaP is a vaccine used to prevent bacterial infections that cause diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis. This eMedTV resource further describes the vaccine and offers information about vaccination schedules and precautions to be aware of.
  • DTIC-Dome
    DTIC-Dome is a drug licensed for the treatment of malignant melanoma and Hodgkin's disease. This eMedTV article contains more details on this medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Duac
    Duac is a skin gel prescribed to treat acne. This Web selection from the eMedTV archives provides an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works to kill acne-causing bacteria, potential side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Duetact
    Duetact, a medicine available by prescription, is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at the drug and its effects on blood sugar levels, possible side effects to look out for, and dosing information.
  • DuetDHA
    DuetDHA is a prenatal vitamin that is only available by prescription. This eMedTV article describes this product in more detail, including information on its benefits, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Duexis
    Available by prescription only, Duexis is a medicine used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV resource gives a detailed overview of this medicine, including other approved uses, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Dulera
    Dulera is a medicine prescribed to control and prevent asthma symptoms. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, results from clinical trials on its effectiveness, and potential side effects.
  • Duloxetine
    Duloxetine is a prescription medicine licensed to treat depression, anxiety, and other conditions. This eMedTV page explains how duloxetine works, describes some of its potential side effects, and provides some information on taking the medication.
  • DuoNeb
    DuoNeb can be used to prevent airway spasms due to COPD. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to use the nebulizer.
  • Duraclon
    Duraclon is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of severe cancer pain. As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, the drug is given by continuous epidural infusion and is approved to be used in combination with opiates.
  • Duragesic
    Duragesic is a prescription skin patch approved to treat moderate-to-severe pain. This page of the eMedTV Web site gives an in-depth overview of this medication, describing how it works and offering information on how to use the skin patch properly.
  • Dust
    As this eMedTV article explains, dust prevention can involve removing carpeting, washing sheets at high temperatures, and using air filters. This part of the Web site provides several more tips on preventing dust in your home.
  • Dust Mite Allergy
    A dust mite allergy is an allergy to a microscopic organism that lives in the dust found in all dwellings. This eMedTV article discusses this allergy in more detail, including things you can do to limit your exposure to dust mites.
  • Dutasteride
    Dutasteride is a prescription medication licensed for the treatment of an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV article highlights how it works, when and how to take it, what to do if you overdose, and potential side effects to look out for.
  • Dutasteride/Tamsulosin
    Dutasteride/tamsulosin is a prescription drug used to treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this product, including dosing guidelines, side effects, and safety precautions, as well as details on how this medication works.
  • DVT
    DVT stands for deep vein thrombosis. As you will read in this eMedTV article, this is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. This article provides a general overview of the causes, symptoms, and possible complications of this condition.
  • Dyazide
    Dyazide is a diuretic often used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV site gives an overview of the drug, including an explanation of how it works, its potential side effects, and when and how to take it.
  • Dymista
    Dymista is a prescription nasal spray used to help relieve symptoms of seasonal nasal allergies. This eMedTV resource contains a detailed overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, how to use it, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Dynacin
    If you have an infection that is caused by bacteria, you may benefit from an antibiotic called Dynacin. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this prescription drug, with details on how to take it, possible side effects, drug warnings, and more.
  • Dynacirc
    Dynacirc is a blood pressure medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page describes how Dynacirc works to lower blood pressure, lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Dynacirc CR
    Dynacirc CR is a prescription drug that is used for controlling high blood pressure. This part of the eMedTV archives describes Dynacirc CR in more detail and offers information on the medicine's effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Dyrenium
    Dyrenium is a prescription medication that is licensed to treat fluid retention. This article from the eMedTV library explains how the drug works, offers dosing information, and lists potential side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Dysport
    Dysport is an injectable drug that can help improve the appearance of facial lines. As this eMedTV segment explains, it can also treat muscle spasms of the head and neck. This article offers an in-depth overview of this medicine and how it works.
  • Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica is a collection of rare neurological disorders characterized by epilepsy, cognitive impairment, and myoclonus. This article discusses dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica in detail.
  • Ear Infection
    An ear infection is typically caused by bacteria or a virus and most often affects young children. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the most common type of ear infection (otitis media), including information about its symptoms and treatment.
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis
    Eastern equine encephalitis is a mosquito-borne viral disease that can affect the central nervous system. This eMedTV resource discusses the causes, symptoms, transmission, and prevention of this disease.
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