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Albuterol Sulfate - Altabax

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Albuterol Sulfate to Altabax. 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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  • Albuterol Sulfate
    Albuterol sulfate is a prescription drug that is used to treat airway spasms caused by asthma or COPD. This eMedTV page describes various albuterol sulfate products, explains how the medication works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Albuterol Syrup
    Albuterol syrup is a prescription medicine that is used for treating airway spasms in children and adults. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works to relieve asthma and COPD symptoms, and also lists side effects that may occur.
  • Albuterol Tablets
    Albuterol tablets are licensed for the treatment of airway spasms. This eMedTV page covers how albuterol tablets work, offers general dosing guidelines, and explains what to do if you happen to overdose on albuterol tablets or miss your dosage.
  • Alcaftadine
    Alcaftadine is a prescription eye drop used to treat itching caused by eye allergies. This eMedTV Web article offers an in-depth look at this medicine, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Alclometasone
    Alclometasone is a medication used in the treatment of certain skin problems in adults and children. This eMedTV page features a detailed look at this prescription skin medicine, with information on side effects, dosing tips, safety precautions, and more.
  • Alcohol
    As with many drugs, alcohol can be misused, and this may lead to dependence (alcoholism). This eMedTV page discusses the difference between alcohol use and abuse. This page also covers possible signs of abuse and lists some treatment options.
  • Aldactazide
    Aldactazide is a prescription medicine that is used for treating high blood pressure and fluid retention. This eMedTV segment further explains what the drug is used for, describes how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Aldactone
    Aldactone is a diuretic used for treating various conditions, including high blood pressure and hypokalemia. This eMedTV Web page covers other Aldactone uses, explains how the drug works, and offers dosing information for the medicine.
  • Aldara
    Aldara is a medication applied directly on the skin two to five times weekly to treat various conditions. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of this prescription drug, including details on side effects, dosing tips, safety issues, and more.
  • Aldesleukin
    Aldesleukin is a prescription medicine licensed to treat certain skin and kidney cancers. This page of the eMedTV Web site presents more detailed information on this chemotherapy drug, including how it works, dosing instructions, safety issues, and more.
  • Alefacept
    An injectable drug, alefacept is prescribed for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this medicine, including information on possible side effects, how it works, when and how to take it, and more.
  • Alemtuzumab
    This eMedTV page provides a detailed overview of alemtuzumab, a medication used for a specific type of leukemia. This article explains how this prescription drug works, lists possible side effects, discusses generic availability, and more.
  • Alendronate
    Alendronate is a prescription drug that is often used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of the medication, with detailed information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Alendronate and Cholecalciferol
    Alendronate and cholecalciferol is a drug licensed to treat osteoporosis in men and postmenopausal women. This eMedTV segment explains how the combination drug works, describes its effects, and offers tips and precautions when taking the medicine.
  • Alendronate Effervescent Tablet
    Alendronate effervescent tablets are prescribed to treat osteoporosis in men and women. This eMedTV resource describes in detail how this prescription drug works, explains when and how it should be taken, and lists possible side effects.
  • Alesse
    Alesse is a type of prescription birth control pill. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at the drug, including information on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, how it works to prevent pregnancy, and more.
  • Alfuzosin
    Alfuzosin may be prescribed to treat an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH). This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at the medication, including how it works, possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Alimta
    Alimta is a type of chemotherapy used to treat mesothelioma and non-squamous, non-small-cell lung cancer. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, including how it is administered, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Aliskiren
    Aliskiren is a renin inhibitor approved to treat high blood pressure. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides an in-depth look at this medication, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Aliskiren and Valsartan
    Aliskiren and valsartan is a prescription high blood pressure medication. This segment of the eMedTV Web site offers a detailed overview of this drug, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, overdose symptoms, and more.
  • Aliskiren-Amlodipine-Hydrochlorothiazide
    As a combination medicine, aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide can help treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article presents an overview of this prescription drug, with details on how it works, dosing tips, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Aliskiren-HCTZ
    Aliskiren-HCTZ is a combination medication often prescribed to lower blood pressure. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at how aliskiren-HCTZ works, its potential side effects, tips for when and how to take the drug, and general precautions.
  • Aliskiren/Amlodipine
    Aliskiren/amlodipine was recently approved for the treatment of high blood pressure. This segment of the eMedTV site provides a detailed look at this drug, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Alkeran
    Alkeran is a chemotherapy drug licensed to help relieve symptoms of multiple myeloma and ovarian cancer. This eMedTV page contains more details on this prescription drug, with information on how it works, available strengths, and potential side effects.
  • ALL
    As this eMedTV page explains, possible ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukemia) symptoms include easy bleeding, loss of appetite, and tiny red spots under the skin. This article provides a list of possible signs of this condition in adults and children.
  • Allegra
    This eMedTV article discusses Allegra, an antihistamine used to treat allergies and chronic hives. The article includes information about Allegra's uses, dosages, side effects, and precautions.
  • Allegra-D
    Allegra-D, which is composed of an antihistamine and decongestant, is used to treat symptoms of hay fever. This eMedTV segment explains how Allegra-D works and discusses its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
    Allergic contact dermatitis is a type of skin inflammation caused by contact with an allergen. This eMedTV segment takes a look at the symptoms and treatment of this condition, and also lists several substances that are likely to cause it.
  • Allergies (Health Channel Home)
    Over 50 million people suffer from allergies. The symptoms, as this eMedTV page explains, range from sneezing and watery eyes to wheezing and shortness of breath. If you can't avoid things that trigger allergies, your doctor may prescribe shots.
  • Allergies (Overview Article)
    An allergic reaction occurs when the body reacts to a substance that is usually harmless. This eMedTV article discusses the different types of allergies, their potential causes and symptoms, and the available treatment options.
  • Alli
    Alli is a new non-prescription weight loss drug that decreases the amount of fat absorbed from the diet. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the drug, including how it works, how to achieve optimum results from it, side effects, and more.
  • Allopurinol
    Allopurinol is a prescription medicine licensed for the prevention of high uric acid levels in the body. This eMedTV page explains what you should know before taking allopurinol, describes the effects of the drug, and offers general dosing information.
  • Almotriptan
    Almotriptan is a prescription drug approved to treat migraine headaches. This section of the eMedTV library describes how almotriptan works to relieve migraine symptoms, lists potential side effects, and offers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Alogliptin
    Alogliptin is a prescription medication used to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV segment explains how the drug works, lists potential side effects, and offers some tips on how to take it.
  • Alogliptin and Metformin
    As a combination medication, alogliptin and metformin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource offers a detailed overview of this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Alogliptin and Pioglitazone
    Alogliptin and pioglitazone is a combination medication prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, lists potential side effects, and covers dosing tips. It also offers various links to more information.
  • Alopecia Areata
    Often resulting in sporadic hair loss, alopecia areata is a disease that affects a person's hair follicles. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at alopecia areata and its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Alora
    Alora is a skin patch containing estrogen that is used for treating menopause symptoms. This page from the eMedTV archives further explains what Alora is used for, offers tips on how and where to apply the patch, and describes how the medicine works.
  • Alosetron
    Available by prescription only, alosetron is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome in women. This eMedTV Web page gives a comprehensive overview of this drug, including how it affects the body, dosing tips, possible side effects, and more.
  • Aloxi
    Aloxi is a medicine that helps prevent nausea and vomiting that is caused by chemotherapy or surgery. This eMedTV resource further explains how it works, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Alphagan
    Alphagan is a medicated eye drop used for lowering eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, when to use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Alphagan P
    Alphagan P is a prescription eye drop used to reduce eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works, describes possible uses, offers general dosing guidelines, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Alprazolam
    Alprazolam is a prescription medication that is used for treating panic disorder and anxiety. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at alprazolam and its effects, dosage guidelines, and general precautions and warnings.
  • Alprazolam XR
    Alprazolam XR is approved for treating panic disorder and works by producing a calming effect. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at the drug, including information about its uses, general dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Alrex
    Alrex is a prescription eye drop approved for treating seasonal eye allergies. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of this drug, explains how it works, and offers general information on how to use the eye drop.
  • ALS (Health Channel Home)
    ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a condition characterized by muscle atrophy and weakness. This eMedTV segment describes what you will learn on eMedTV's ALS Channel, such as some of the possible causes and symptoms of the disease.
  • ALS (Overview Article)
    Early ALS symptoms, such as muscle cramping or twitching, are often subtle and go undetected. But as this eMedTV segment explains, the symptoms of this condition get worse over time, leading to problems with movement, speech, and breathing.
  • Alsuma
    Alsuma is a prescription drug licensed to relieve symptoms of migraines or cluster headaches. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of this medicine, including how it works to constrict blood vessels in the head, how it is given, and side effects.
  • Altabax
    Altabax is a prescription medication used to treat impetigo in adults and children. This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of this antibiotic ointment, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
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