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Eating Disorders - Emcyt

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Eating Disorders to Emcyt. 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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  • Eating Disorders (Health Channel Home)
    People with eating disorders may avoid food, vomit to purge food from the body, or overeat compulsively. This eMedTV page describes what you'll learn on eMedTV's Eating Disorders Channel, including specific types of eating disorders (such as anorexia).
  • Eating Disorders (Overview Article)
    There are three main types of eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. This eMedTV article explains the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for the most common eating disorders.
  • Ebola (Health Channel Home)
    Ebola, a contagious and potentially fatal illness seen in some African countries, has never been reported in humans in the United States. This eMedTV channel offers articles on several topics related to Ebola, such as its history and common symptoms.
  • Ebola (Overview Article)
    Ebola is a potentially fatal, highly contagious illness caused by a virus. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about its cause, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
  • Ebola Virus
    This segment of the eMedTV archives provides a detailed overview of the Ebola virus. It explains that this virus was first recognized in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and covers how it is transmitted, where outbreaks have occurred, and more.
  • Ecallantide
    Ecallantide is injected to relieve pain and swelling caused by sudden hereditary angioedema (HEA) attacks. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this drug, with details on how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Echinacea
    Echinacea is an herbal supplement most often used to treat or prevent the common cold or the flu. This eMedTV resource explores other possible benefits of echinacea, explains how the supplement works, and lists potential side effects of the product.
  • Echocardiogram
    As this eMedTV article explains, one of the tests used to identify irregular heart rhythms is an echocardiogram. For atrial fibrillation cases, an echocardiogram provides a live picture of the heart that can help doctors diagnose and treat the problem.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
    With an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg does not plant itself inside the uterus, but somewhere else. This eMedTV resource discusses treatments and possible risk factors for this condition, such as sexually transmitted diseases.
  • ED
    ED stands for erectile dysfunction. This selection from the eMedTV archives discusses this topic in greater detail, including what it is, what causes it, and how treatment is available at any age.
  • Edarbi
    Edarbi is a prescription drug licensed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of this medicine, including information on how it works to relax the blood vessels, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Edarbyclor
    Available by prescription only, Edarbyclor is approved to help treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web selection offers an overview of this medicine, with details on how it works, general dosing instructions, safety precautions, and more.
  • Edecrin
    Edecrin is a medicine that can be prescribed to treat fluid retention. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains how the diuretic works, offers general dosage information, and describes possible side effects of the drug.
  • Edluar
    Edluar is commonly prescribed to treat insomnia in people who have difficulty falling asleep. This eMedTV resource describes the specific effects of this medication, explains how it works, offers information on when and how to take it, and more.
  • Edurant
    Available by prescription only, Edurant is a medication used in the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This page of the eMedTV site discusses what you should know before taking this drug, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Efavirenz
    Efavirenz is a medication that can be prescribed as a treatment for HIV or AIDS. This part of the eMedTV archives provides more information on the drug, including its effects, possible side effects that may occur, and dosing guidelines.
  • Efavirenz, Emtricitabine, and Tenofovir
    Efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir is a prescription HIV and AIDS medication. This eMedTV segment discusses the effects of the drug, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before taking efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir.
  • Effexor
    Effexor is an antidepressant that is commonly used to treat depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at how this prescription drug works and how and when to take it -- and also lists some potential Effexor side effects.
  • Effexor XR
    Effexor XR is a drug that is used to treat depression and anxiety disorders. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains how this prescription medicine works, and also discusses Effexor XR side effects, general dosing information, and off-label uses.
  • Effient
    Effient is a drug that helps prevent blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks after an angioplasty. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this potentially life-saving medication, with information on side effects, dosing, and more.
  • EGD
    EGD stands for esophagogastroduodenoscopy. As this eMedTV segment explains, it is a procedure that allows your doctor to examine your esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. This Web page offers an in-depth look at this procedure.
  • Egrifta
    Egrifta is prescribed for people who have lipodystrophy, which is a common side effect of HIV medications. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at this drug, with information on dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • EKG
    As this eMedTV page explains, atrial fibrillation is often diagnosed with the help of an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG), a test that monitors electrical signals coming from your heart. If the test is inconclusive, event monitor tests may be conducted.
  • Elavil
    Elavil is a prescription drug used for treating depression. This eMedTV Web page covers how Elavil works, when and how to take it, conditions to let your doctor know about before you start taking it, and the medicine's potential side effects.
  • Eldepryl
    Eldepryl is approved to treat Parkinson's disease in combination with carbidopa-levodopa medications. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this medicine, including information on possible side effects, dosing information, and general precautions.
  • Elestat
    Elestat is a prescription eye drop licensed to prevent itchy eyes due to eye allergies. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how the medicine works, explains when and how to use it, and lists some of the potential side effects of this drug.
  • Elestrin
    Elestrin is an estrogen hormone replacement medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV article describes how the medicine works, explores its effects, explains how and when to apply the gel, and lists possible side effects.
  • Eletriptan
    Eletriptan is a prescription drug used to treat migraines; it is not used to prevent them. This eMedTV article explains how the medicine relieves migraine symptoms, lists some potential side effects, and offers tips on how to take the medication.
  • Elidel
    Elidel is a medicine prescribed to treat atopic dermatitis in adults and children age two and older. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of this medicated skin cream, including how it works, possible side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Eligard
    Eligard is an injectable medication used to relieve symptoms of prostate cancer. This segment of the eMedTV archives presents a detailed look at this product, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Elinest
    Elinest is a prescription birth control pill that works to prevent pregnancy mainly by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of how this combined oral contraceptive works, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Elitek
    Elitek is a medicine approved for controlling uric acid levels in people with certain types of cancer. This eMedTV segment contains more details on this prescription drug, including how it works, how it is given, clinical effects, and more.
  • Ella
    As an emergency contraceptive, ella can help prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this prescription "morning after pill," including details on how it works, potential side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Ellence
    Ellence is a drug that is used in combination with other chemotherapy medicines for treating breast cancer. This eMedTV page describes this medicine in more detail, explains how it works, and offers general warnings and precautions.
  • Elmiron
    Elmiron is a medication used to treat bladder discomfort caused by interstitial cystitis. This eMedTV resource describes Elmiron -- the only oral drug approved to treat this bladder condition -- and its uses, as well as potential side effects.
  • Elocon
    Available by prescription only, Elocon is used to treat eczema, psoriasis, and various other skin problems. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of this steroid skin medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, various forms, and more.
  • Eloxatin
    Eloxatin is a prescription drug used to slow down the progression and spread of colon or rectal cancer. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this chemotherapy drug, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Embeda
    Embeda is a prescription pain medication specially designed to help prevent abuse. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at the drug, including information on its effects, possible side effects, dosing information, general precautions, and more.
  • Emcyt
    Emcyt is a drug licensed to help relieve symptoms of prostate cancer. This part of the eMedTV Web library contains more details on this prescription medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
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