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Glynase - Hansen's Disease

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Glynase to Hansen's Disease. 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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  • Glynase
    Glynase is a prescription medicine that is approved to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, lists some potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Goji
    Goji is a plant containing edible berries that are used in supplements, health foods, and health drinks. This eMedTV segment describes the compounds found in goji, explains what it is used for, and explores the effectiveness of these products.
  • Goldenseal
    Goldenseal is an herbal supplement used for various conditions, such as allergies or infections. This page on the eMedTV site discusses the supplement's uses in more detail, explores how it works, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Golimumab
    A prescription drug, golimumab is used to treat psoriatic arthritis and other inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this product, with information on side effects, dosing guidelines, and drug warnings.
    GoLYTELY is a laxative used to empty the bowels before certain gastrointestinal exams. This eMedTV article offers a comprehensive overview of this product, explaining the best way to take it, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Gonorrhea (Health Channel Home)
    Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection that can cause anal itching and painful urination, among other symptoms. This eMedTV channel offers articles on other gonorrhea symptoms and possible complications, as well as how to prevent gonorrhea.
  • Gonorrhea (Overview Article)
    Gonorrhea is a type of sexually transmitted infection. This page on the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at this disease, including information on how it is spread, what causes it, how it is treated, and more.
  • Good Cholesterol
    The term "good cholesterol" refers to high-density lipoprotein (HDL). This eMedTV resource provides an overview of good and bad cholesterol and explains how improving your HDL levels can lower your risk of heart disease.
  • Goserelin Acetate Implant
    The goserelin acetate implant is a prescription drug used in the treatment of prostate and breast cancer. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including how it works to decrease hormone levels, other uses, possible side effects, and more.
  • Gout
    Gout occurs when too much uric acid builds up in the body. This eMedTV article provides information on how often this condition occurs and who it affects, and also outlines the four stages (including asymptomatic hyperuricemia and acute gout).
  • Gralise
    Available by prescription, Gralise is a drug used to treat nerve pain that occurs after having shingles. This eMedTV resource discusses how the medication works, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and available strengths.
  • Granisetron
    Granisetron is a medicine used for preventing nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or radiation. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works, offers dosing information, and explains what you should know before taking the medicine.
  • Granisetron Transdermal
    Granisetron transdermal is commonly used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. This eMedTV Web resource explains how to use the patch, lists potential side effects, and covers what to tell your doctor before using the medication.
  • Grape Seed Extract
    Grape seed extract is used medicinally for several conditions, many related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV article explains how the supplement works, explores its effectiveness, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Grass Pollen Allergy
    Although a grass pollen allergy is hard to prevent, it's not as common as you might think. This eMedTV article describes this type of allergy in detail, including types of grasses that cause it, prevention strategies, and more.
  • Graves' Disease
    An autoimmune condition, Graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States. This eMedTV selection provides an overview of this condition, including information on its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
  • Green Tea
    Available in the form of beverages and supplements, green tea appears to provide many health benefits. This eMedTV page further explores these benefits, discusses the effectiveness of the tea for various uses, and lists its potential side effects.
  • Guaifenesin
    Guaifenesin is used in many different products to help loosen phlegm and make coughs more productive. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on the different strengths and forms, safety precautions, side effects, and more.
  • Guanfacine ER
    Guanfacine ER is a medication that helps treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this prescription drug, including information on safety concerns, dosing guidelines, and side effects.
  • Guarana
    Guarana is a plant from the Amazon that is often used as an energy supplement or a weight loss aid. This eMedTV Web page describes guarana in more detail and offers information on its effectiveness, safety, and potential side effects.
  • H2 Blockers
    H2 blockers are used to treat conditions such as gastric ulcers, peptic ulcers, and erosive esophagitis. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of these products and their uses, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • H5N1 Virus
    While the H5N1 virus doesn't usually infect people, 130 human cases have been reported since January 2004. This eMedTV resource discusses this virus in detail, including where it is prevalent, how it spreads, and preparations against a pandemic.
  • Haemophilus Influenzae
    Haemophilus influenzae type b disease is also known as Hib disease. As this eMedTV article explains, it is a bacterial illness that can cause a potentially fatal brain infection in children. This page discusses the disease in detail.
  • Hair Loss
    If you've got questions about male pattern baldness, check out this eMedTV selection. It explains what every man ought to know about hair loss, including why it occurs, who is most likely to be affected by it, whether it can be treated, and more.
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
    Hairy cell leukemia occurs when cancer cells develop in the blood and bone marrow. This section of the eMedTV library provides an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms, tests used to detect the disease, and treatment.
  • Halaven
    Halaven is a prescription medicine given intravenously (by IV) to treat late-stage breast cancer. This eMedTV library offers a detailed look at this chemotherapy drug, including how it works, when it is used, dosing information, and side effects.
  • Halcinonide
    Halcinonide is prescribed to treat psoriasis, eczema, and various other skin conditions. This eMedTV article describes how this skin medicine works to treat itching and inflammation, discusses dosing guidelines, and lists possible side effects.
  • Halcion
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Halcion for the short-term treatment of insomnia. This eMedTV article covers general information on Halcion, including how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Haldol
    Haldol is a prescription drug that is approved to treat several conditions, such as psychotic disorders. This eMedTV article explains the other uses of Haldol, outlines potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • HalfLytely and Bisacodyl
    If you have an upcoming colonoscopy, your healthcare provider may prescribe HalfLytely and Bisacodyl. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this bowel-prep product, including details on how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Halobetasol
    Available only with a prescription, halobetasol is a medicine used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions. This eMedTV page presents an in-depth look at halobetasol, including skin problems it is approved to treat, dosing tips, side effects, and more.
  • Halog
    Halog is a prescription steroid that is applied to the skin to relieve eczema and other skin problems. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of this topical medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Haloperidol
    Haloperidol is a prescription medication that is used to treat psychotic disorders and behavior problems. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of haloperidol, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
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