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Eye Exam - Ferriprox

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Eye Exam to Ferriprox. 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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  • Eye Exam
    Eye exam recommendations provide guidelines on how often exams should take place. This part of the eMedTV library includes a chart that offers general recommendations (based on age and symptoms) on how often you should see your eye care professional.
  • Eye Pressure
    Glaucoma and eye pressure, although they typically go hand in hand, are not always linked. This portion of the eMedTV library provides a thorough explanation of the relationship between glaucoma and eye pressure.
  • Eylea
    Eylea is a medicine injected into the eye to help slow down vision loss caused by wet macular degeneration. This eMedTV resource lists another use for this medication and explains how it works, when it is given, potential side effects, and more.
  • Ezetimibe
    Ezetimibe is a prescription drug often used to treat high cholesterol. This eMedTV Web page lists specific ezetimibe uses and also provides information on dosing guidelines, how the drug works, available strengths, and overdose symptoms.
  • Ezetimibe/Simvastatin
    Ezetimibe/simvastatin is commonly prescribed to treat high cholesterol and triglycerides. This eMedTV resource describes how the medication works, explains when and how to take it, lists some of its potential side effects, and more.
  • Ezogabine
    Ezogabine is a medication used to treat partial-onset seizures in adults. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this prescription drug, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and safety precautions to be aware of.
  • Fabior
    Fabior is a prescription acne medication applied once a day in the evening. This eMedTV resource provides a complete overview of this medicated foam, including how it works, general dosing tips, potential side effects, and more.
  • Facial Cellulitis
    Facial cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection that occurs on the face. This section of the eMedTV archives discusses facial cellulitis in detail, including information about its symptoms and common treatment options for the infection.
  • Factive
    Factive is an antibiotic prescribed to treat bronchitis and pneumonia. This page of the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing tips, safety precautions, and more.
  • Falmina
    As a prescription birth control pill, Falmina works to prevent pregnancy primarily by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV segment contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Famciclovir
    Famciclovir is an antiviral medication used for treating shingles, genital herpes, and cold sores. This eMedTV article offers dosing information for the medication, explains how it works, describes its clinical effects for various conditions, and more.
  • Famotidine
    Famotidine is an H2 blocker commonly used to treat heartburn, GERD, ulcers, and other digestive conditions. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the medication, including how it works, dosing information, and available strengths and forms.
  • Famvir
    Famvir is a prescription medication that is used for treating shingles, cold sores, and genital herpes. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Famvir, explains how the medicine works, and provides dosing tips and precautions for the drug.
  • Fanapt
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Fanapt to treat schizophrenia. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of this medication, including how it works, dosing guidelines, general precautions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Fareston
    The prescription drug Fareston is approved to slow down the progression of certain types of breast cancer. This eMedTV page contains more details on several topics relating to this drug, including how it works, how to take it, and potential side effects.
  • Faslodex
    Faslodex is a prescription medicine used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the drug, explaining how it works to slow down cancer growth, tips on taking it, and possible side effects.
  • Febrile Seizures
    Febrile seizures are convulsive attacks brought on by fever in small children or infants. As this eMedTV article explains, these seizures are not considered a form of epilepsy and do not cause brain damage.
  • Febuxostat
    Febuxostat is a prescription medicine licensed for the prevention of gout attacks. This eMedTV Web segment explains what you should know before taking this medication, describes the effects of the drug, and offers general dosing information.
  • Felbamate
    A doctor may prescribe felbamate to treat partial seizures and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This page of the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Felbatol
    Felbatol is a drug prescribed to treat partial seizures in adults and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in children. This eMedTV page offers a detailed overview of this medicine, including information on how it works, general dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Feldene
    A prescription drug, Feldene is used to relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page describes what to tell your doctor before taking Feldene, how and when to take the drug, and Feldene dosing.
  • Felodipine
    Felodipine is a medicine that is prescribed for treating high blood pressure. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how felodipine works, lists potential side effects of the drug, and offers information on when and how to take the medication.
  • Female Anatomy
    The anatomy of a woman's reproductive system is designed to provide nourishment for the fetus in the womb. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of the various parts of the female anatomy and how they relate to childbirth.
  • Femara
    Femara is a drug used to treat specific types of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the prescription medicine, noting in particular how it works, when and how to take it, and its potential side effects.
  • Femcon Fe
    Femcon Fe is an oral contraceptive that comes in the form of a chewable tablet. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of Femcon Fe, including information on how it works, dosing tips on when and how to take it, and some general precautions.
  • femhrt
    femhrt is a prescribed drug that may alleviate menopausal symptoms and prevent osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web resource provides an overview of femhrt, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and some general precautions.
  • Femring
    Femring is a prescription estrogen medication used to treat menopausal symptoms. This eMedTV page explains how Femring is used vaginally to treat hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal problems. This page also covers dosing tips and side effects.
  • Femtrace
    Femtrace is licensed to treat menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats. This eMedTV Web article offers a complete overview of this drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Fenofibrate
    Fenofibrate is a prescription drug used to help decrease cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the body. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including information on its uses, effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Fenofibric Acid
    Fenofibric acid is a prescription drug approved for treating unhealthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels. This eMedTV segment describes the specific effects of this medicine, explains how it works, and offers dosing information.
  • Fenoglide
    Fenoglide is a medication often prescribed to treat high triglycerides and unhealthy cholesterol levels. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, offers dosing information, and lists some of the medicine's potential side effects.
  • Fentanyl
    Fentanyl is an active ingredient found in several medications prescribed for pain relief. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this drug, including details on how it works, possible side effects, and the various products that are available.
  • Fentanyl Buccal Soluble Film
    Fentanyl buccal soluble film is approved for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this prescription narcotic, including information on how it works, dosing tips, abuse potential, and possible side effects.
  • Fentanyl Buccal Tablets
    Fentanyl buccal tablets are approved for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of this narcotic medication, including details on when and how to take the tablets, abuse potential, and possible side effects.
  • Fentanyl Lozenge
    The fentanyl lozenge is a prescription narcotic used to treat breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at this prescription drug, including its effects, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Fentanyl Nasal Spray
    Fentanyl nasal spray is approved to treat breakthrough cancer pain. This article from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this narcotic, including information on how it works, dosing tips, abuse potential, and possible side effects.
  • Fentanyl Patch
    Available by prescription only, the fentanyl patch is a strong narcotic pain medication. This eMedTV article explains how this medicated skin patch works to treat moderate-to-severe pain, outlines dosing guidelines, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Fentanyl Sublingual Spray
    Fentanyl sublingual spray is licensed for the treatment of breakthrough pain in people with cancer. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this narcotic, including details on when and how to use the spray, abuse potential, and possible side effects.
  • Fentanyl Sublingual Tablets
    Available by prescription only, fentanyl sublingual tablets are taken to treat breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this drug, including details on how it works, tips on when and how to take it, and possible side effects.
  • Fentora
    Available by prescription only, Fentora is a narcotic drug used to treat breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV Web selection offers an in-depth look at this pain medicine, including details on its effects, abuse potential, possible side effects, and more.
  • Fenugreek
    Fenugreek is a supplement claimed to be useful for treating high cholesterol and high blood sugar. This eMedTV article lists other fenugreek uses, explores the effectiveness of the supplement, and offers important safety warnings and precautions.
  • Ferriprox
    Ferriprox is licensed to treat high iron levels that may occur after a blood transfusion in certain people. This eMedTV Web page contains an overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
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