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Focalin - Furadantin

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Focalin to Furadantin. 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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  • Focalin
    Focalin is a prescription drug licensed to treat ADHD. This eMedTV article explains that Focalin causes a calming effect even though it is a stimulant, and also highlights dosing guidelines and potential side effects with the drug (such as nausea).
  • Focalin XR
    Focalin XR is a drug used to treat ADHD. This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of the prescription medicine, noting in particular its effects, dosing guidelines, and strengths -- as well as what to tell your doctor before you take it.
  • Folic Acid
    Folic acid is a vitamin that is most commonly used in pregnant women to prevent neural tube defects. This eMedTV article further discusses what folic acid is used for, describes its effects, and explains what you should know before taking the vitamin.
  • Folotyn
    Folotyn is licensed to help prevent cancer cells from multiplying in people with peripheral T-cell lymphoma. This eMedTV article contains more details on this medicine, with information on how it works, how it is given, potential side effects, and more.
  • Fondaparinux
    Available by prescription, fondaparinux is a type of blood thinner used to treat and prevent blood clots. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, how to inject it, and potential side effects.
  • Food Allergies
    A food allergy occurs when a food triggers an abnormal response by the body's immune system. This eMedTV article explains the difference between an allergy and food intolerance, how they are diagnosed, and being aware of cross-reactivity.
  • Food Intolerance
    Common types of food intolerance include histamine toxicity, celiac disease, and lactose intolerance. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at these conditions and explains how they are often confused with food allergy.
  • Foradil
    Foradil is a prescribed medicine approved to treat or prevent airway spasms and exercise-induced asthma. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, highlights some potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Forfivo XL
    Available by prescription only, Forfivo XL is a long-acting, once-a-day medicine used to treat depression. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medication, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Formoterol
    Formoterol is a drug used to treat and prevent bronchospasms. This eMedTV page discusses other uses of the prescription medication (like preventing exercise-induced asthma attacks), as well as possible side effects and general dosing guidelines.
  • Formoterol Solution
    Formoterol solution is a medication that can relieve airway spasms due to chronic bronchitis and emphysema. This eMedTV article explains how this prescription medication works to treat these conditions and offers some precautions of the drug.
  • Fortamet
    Fortamet is typically used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This section of the eMedTV Web site offers more detailed information on the drug, including how it works, potential side effects, tips for taking the medication, and more.
  • Fortaz
    Available by prescription only, Fortaz is a drug used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV resource describes this antibiotic in detail, explaining how it works, available strengths, safety issues to be aware of, and more.
  • Forteo
    Forteo is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of osteoporosis in men and postmenopausal women. This eMedTV page offers more information on the effects of Forteo, explains how to take the drug, and lists some side effects that may occur.
  • Fortesta
    If you are a man with low testosterone, your doctor may prescribe a testosterone product called Fortesta. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, explaining how to apply the skin gel, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Fortical
    Fortical is a medication commonly prescribed to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, offers information on when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Fosamax
    Fosamax is a prescription drug that is commonly used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at the drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Fosamax Plus D
    Fosamax Plus D is a drug that can be prescribed to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this product, including dosing information, effects of the medicine, and possible side effects.
  • Fosamprenavir
    Fosamprenavir is a prescription medicine licensed to treat HIV and AIDS. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how it works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Fosinopril
    Fosinopril is a drug often used to control high blood pressure and to relieve symptoms of CHF. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed overview of this drug, with information on dosing guidelines, potential side effects, precautions, and more.
  • Fosinopril-Hydrochlorothiazide
    This eMedTV article talks about fosinopril-hydrochlorothiazide, a drug that is prescribed to lower high blood pressure in adults. This page also describes potential side effects of this drug, as well as general dosing guidelines.
  • Fragmin
    Fragmin is a type of "blood thinner" medication used for preventing blood clots in certain situations. This eMedTV page provides a complete overview of this prescription drug, including details on how it works, safety precautions, side effects, and more.
  • Frova
    Frova is a prescription medicine that is used to treat a migraine headache once it starts. This eMedTV article explains how Frova works to relieve migraine symptoms, outlines potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Frovatriptan
    Frovatriptan is a drug used to treat a migraine headache once it has started. This eMedTV page highlights how this product works to relieve migraine symptoms, lists potential side effects, and describes some general dosing guidelines.
  • Fulvestrant
    Fulvestrant may be prescribed to postmenopausal women as a treatment for breast cancer. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of the drug, noting its effects, how it works, and precautions to be aware of prior to taking the medication.
  • Fungal Sinusitis
    It is rare -- but possible -- for a sinus infection (sinusitis) to be caused by a fungus. This part of the eMedTV site discusses fungal sinusitis in greater detail, explaining the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this potentially dangerous condition.
  • Furadantin
    Furadantin is an antibiotic used to treat and prevent urinary tract infections. This part of the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this medication, with information on how to take it, possible side effects, generic availability, and more.
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