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eMedTV Health Topics A-Z

ESWL - Exubera

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from ESWL to Exubera. 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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  • Eszopiclone
    Eszopiclone is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of insomnia in adults. This eMedTV article explains the effects of this medication and offers information on its precautions and warnings, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Etanercept
    Etanercept is a prescription medicine used to treat inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page explains how the medication works, lists side effects, and describes what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking it.
  • Ethacrynic Acid
    Ethacrynic acid is a prescription medication that is licensed to treat fluid retention. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Ethosuximide
    Ethosuximide is a drug that may be prescribed to treat absence seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV Web page further discusses this prescription medicine, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Ethotoin
    Ethotoin tablets are taken four to six times daily to help control certain types of seizures. This eMedTV Web selection features more information on this prescription drug, including who may benefit from it, dosing tips, potential side effects, and more.
  • Etidronate
    Etidronate is a medication that is licensed to treat heterotopic ossification and Paget's disease. This eMedTV segment discusses etidronate uses in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains how and when to take the medicine.
  • Etodolac
    Etodolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is used to treat arthritis symptoms and general pain. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works and offers more detailed information on its specific uses, overdose symptoms, and more.
  • Etodolac Extended Release
    Etodolac extended-release (Lodine XL) is used to help treat various arthritis symptoms. This part of the eMedTV Web site explains how etodolac extended-release works and offers information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Etonogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring
    Etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring is inserted once a month to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV page describes how the contraceptive works, explains how to use the vaginal ring, and lists possible side effects of this birth control method.
  • Etopophos
    People who have lung cancer or testicular cancer may receive the drug Etopophos. This eMedTV Web selection presents more detailed information on this medicine, including how it works, how it is administered, possible side effects, and more.
  • Etoposide
    Available by prescription only, etoposide is used to treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV segment offers a comprehensive look at this chemotherapy medication, including details on specific uses, side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Etoposide Injection
    Etoposide injections can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying in people with certain cancers. This eMedTV segment contains an overview of this prescription drug, including what it is used for, how it is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • Etoposide Phosphate
    Etoposide phosphate works to treat certain types of cancer by preventing cancer cells from dividing. This eMedTV resource features an overview of this prescription drug, including the type of cancers it is used to treat, dosing information, and more.
  • Etravirine
    Etravirine is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This page from the eMedTV library describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Eulexin
    This segment of the eMedTV archives presents a detailed look at the prescription drug Eulexin, which is used in combination with another product to treat prostate cancer. This article explores topics such as side effects, dosing, and safety precautions.
  • Evamist
    Evamist is a prescription hormone replacement medication that comes as a skin spray. This eMedTV page explains how this drug can treat certain menopause symptoms (such as hot flashes and night sweats), offers dosing tips, and lists side effects.
  • Everolimus
    Everolimus is a drug prescribed to prevent organ rejection and to treat certain cancers and tumors. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medication, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Evista
    Evista is prescribed to treat postmenopausal women for osteoporosis. As this eMedTV article explains, it can also help reduce their risk of breast cancer. The drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and side effects are also described in detail.
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
    Ewing's sarcoma is a form of cancer that begins in the immature nerve tissue in the bone marrow. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms and how it is diagnosed and treated.
  • Exalgo
    Exalgo is a prescription pain medication that only has to be taken once a day. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at the drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, general precautions, and more.
  • Exelon
    Exelon is a medicine used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV article describes the various forms of Exelon available, explains how it works, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Exelon Patch
    The Exelon Patch is used for the treatment of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's dementia. This eMedTV article describes this medication in more detail, explains how it works, and offers general dosing information for the drug.
  • Exemestane
    Exemestane is a medication licensed to treat certain types of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV resource offers a detailed look at the prescription drug, including how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking it safely.
  • Exenatide
    Exenatide is a prescription drug that is licensed to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how exenatide works to increase insulin production, lists potential side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Exercise
    By walking 30 minutes a day on most days of the week, you can begin to see several health benefits. This eMedTV article discusses the benefits of walking and offers some tips on starting a walking program, as well as some safety tips to consider.
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
    Exercise-induced asthma is a type of asthma that is triggered by participating in physical activity. This eMedTV resource explains more about the causes and symptoms of this type of asthma and offers tips on preventing this condition.
  • Exforge
    Exforge is a drug that has been approved as a treatment for high blood pressure. This portion of the eMedTV library provides an overview of the drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking it safely.
  • Exforge HCT
    Exforge HCT is a prescription medication approved for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the potential side effects of this medicine.
  • Expecta
    Expecta Lipil is a non-prescription supplement that is meant to be used in addition to a prenatal vitamin. This eMedTV page explains how Expecta Lipil is beneficial to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, describes possible side effects, and more.
  • Extavia
    The prescription drug Extavia is used as a treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS). This eMedTV Web page explores how this medicine may work for MS, explains when and how to take it, lists some of its potential side effects, and more.
  • Extended-Release Exenatide
    The prescription drug extended-release exenatide is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this drug, including how this injectable diabetes medicine works, when and how it is given, and potential side effects.
  • Extended-Release Gabapentin
    Extended-release gabapentin is a prescription drug used to treat nerve pain following a case of shingles. This eMedTV Web selection describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects.
  • Extended-Release Lamotrigine
    Extended-release lamotrigine is a medicine that treats seizures. This selection from the eMedTV library provides an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, how to take it, and more.
  • External Hemorrhoids
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, external hemorrhoids is a condition that occurs due to increased pressure on the hemorrhoidal veins outside the anus. This page offers an overview of this condition and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Extina
    Available by prescription only, Extina is a medicated foam used to treat seborrhea. This eMedTV Web selection contains a detailed overview of this drug, including topics such as how it works, how to apply it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy
    This eMedTV article describes extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in detail. Also called ESWL, this is the procedure most often used for the treatment of kidney stones, which uses shockwaves to them break up.
  • Extrapyramidal Symptoms
    Extrapyramidal symptoms include extreme restlessness, involuntary movements, and uncontrollable speech. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at these and other symptoms and explains what to do if they occur during your treatment.
  • Exubera
    Exubera is a medication used to control blood sugar in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article offers an overview on the medication, including how it works, lists potential side effects, and tips on taking it.
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