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Intestinal Gas - Januvia

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Intestinal Gas to Januvia. 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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  • Intestinal Gas
    Intestinal gas occurs as a result of swallowed air or the breakdown of foods, especially carbohydrates. This eMedTV segment discusses this topic in detail, with information on causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Intraocular Melanoma
    Intraocular melanoma is a rare form of cancer that develops in the eye and occurs most often in middle age. This eMedTV resource describes this condition in detail, explaining how it is diagnosed, staged, and treated.
  • Intravenous Acetaminophen
    Intravenous acetaminophen is a medicine prescribed to treat pain and fever. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Introvale
    The birth control pill Introvale allows women to have a period only four times a year. This segment of the eMedTV archives presents a detailed look at this oral contraceptive, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Intuniv
    Intuniv is a nonstimulant drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth overview of this medication, including the age group it is used for, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Intussusception
    Intussusception is a condition in which one part of the intestine tunnels into an adjoining section. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Invega
    If you have schizophrenia, your doctor may prescribe Invega. This section of the eMedTV Web site explains how the prescription drug works and discusses its effects, potential side effects, and available strengths.
  • Invega Sustenna
    People with schizophrenia may benefit from the prescription medicine Invega Sustenna. This page of the eMedTV Web library presents a detailed overview of this injected medication, including how it works, how it is given, and possible side effects.
  • Invirase
    Invirase is typically prescribed to treat HIV or AIDS. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this medication, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips for when and how to take it.
  • Invokana
    Invokana is taken once daily to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV segment discusses how this medicine works, lists potential side effects, covers dosing tips, and examines various other topics.
  • Ipilimumab
    Ipilimumab is a drug prescribed to treat melanoma skin cancer by slowing down the spread of the disease. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this medication, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • IPOL
    IPOL is an injectable vaccine often given during childhood to prevent polio. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes how this vaccination works, explains when and how to receive it, and lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of.
  • Ipratropium
    Ipratropium is a prescription medicine that comes in several forms and treats a runny nose and COPD. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, including information about how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking it.
  • Ipratropium and Albuterol Inhaler
    The ipratropium and albuterol inhaler, which is available by prescription, is used for treating COPD. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of the combination medication, offers tips on using it, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Ipratropium and Albuterol Solution
    Ipratropium and albuterol solution is approved for treating and preventing airway spasms due to COPD. This eMedTV resource discusses general precautions with the drug, explains how it works, and describes tips for when and how to use the medication.
  • Ipratropium Bromide Inhalation Solution
    Ipratropium bromide inhalation solution is a prescription drug that is used to treat COPD. This page on the eMedTV site explains how ipratropium bromide inhalation solution works and offers suggestions on when and how to use the medication.
  • Ipratropium HFA Inhaler
    The ipratropium HFA inhaler is prescribed to treat the symptoms of COPD and works by opening up the airways. This eMedTV article explains how the inhaler works, lists potential side effects, and describes when and how to use it.
  • Ipratropium Nasal Spray
    A healthcare provider may prescribe ipratropium nasal spray to treat a runny nose caused by several factors. This eMedTV resource explains in detail how the medication works, offers general dosing information, and lists possible side effects.
  • Ipriflavone
    Ipriflavone is a synthetic version of isoflavone, a plant compound similar to estrogen. This portion of the eMedTV library discusses this substance in detail and explains how it is still undetermined whether taking it prevents bone loss.
  • IPV
    IPV is a routine childhood vaccine that provides protection against polio. This article from the eMedTV library lists various IPV products currently available, offers information on when and how to get vaccinated, and describes how the vaccine works.
  • Iquix
    The prescription eye drop Iquix is used to treat corneal ulcers, which are a type of eye infection. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at this medication, with information on when and how to use it, side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Irbesartan
    Irbesartan is a prescription drug used for the treatment of high blood pressure and diabetic nephropathy. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at the drug and its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Irbesartan/HCTZ
    Irbesartan/HCTZ is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). This page from the eMedTV Web library provides a detailed look at this combination medication, including how it works, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Iressa
    Iressa is a medicine licensed to treat non-small cell lung cancer. This page of the eMedTV Web library features more details on this chemotherapy drug, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Irinotecan
    Irinotecan is a prescription medication used to treat certain colon and rectal cancers. This page of the eMedTV Web site features more detailed information on this chemotherapy drug, including how it is given, how it works, safety issues, and more.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Health Channel Home)
    This segment of the eMedTV Web site contains the information you need to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). The articles provided here cover everything from possible symptoms and causes to managing the condition and more.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Overview Article)
    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is often characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, and other symptoms. This eMedTV Web article further explores this chronic condition, including causes, possible signs and symptoms, prognosis, and treatment options.
  • Irritant Contact Dermatitis
    Irritant contact dermatitis is a condition that can occur when skin is exposed to an irritating substance. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at this skin condition, noting in particular its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Ischemic Stroke
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, an ischemic stroke is a type of stroke in which oxygen- and nutrient-rich blood cannot reach the brain. This article discusses this type of stroke, including its causes, its symptoms, its diagnosis, and its treatment.
  • Isentress
    Isentress is a prescription drug that is used in combination with other HIV medicines to treat HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV article describes how Isentress works, offers general dosing guidelines, and provides some general precautions for the drug.
  • Isocarboxazid
    Isocarboxazid is a prescription drug that is used to treat depression. This eMedTV resource explains why this product is usually used as a last resort. This page also describes how it works and provides tips for taking the medicine.
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
    If your systolic blood pressure is too high, you have isolated systolic hypertension. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at isolated systolic hypertension -- the most common form of the disease -- including causes, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Isoptin SR
    Isoptin SR is a prescribed medicine that works to lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels. This eMedTV resource further discusses this product, including information on possible side effects, general precautions, and dosing guidelines.
  • Isotretinoin
    Isotretinoin is a prescription medicine licensed to treat severe nodular acne. This eMedTV segment describes the medication in more detail, including information on possible side effects, general precautions, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Isradipine
    Isradipine is a medicine that is available by prescription to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, provides dosing information for the medicine, and lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Isradipine CR
    Isradipine CR is a prescription high blood pressure medication. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how isradipine CR works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Istalol
    Istalol 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.
  • Istodax
    Istodax is prescribed to treat T-cell lymphoma in people who have already had one form of treatment. This eMedTV Web selection features an overview of important features of this drug, including specific uses, how it is given, side effects, and more.
  • Ivacaftor
    Ivacaftor is prescribed for people who have certain types of cystic fibrosis gene mutation. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at various topics on this drug, including details on how it works, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Ivermectin Lotion
    Adults and children as young as six months old may receive ivermectin lotion to treat head lice. This eMedTV page presents an overall glimpse of this product, including how it works, side effects, and how to use it. It also links to more specific details.
  • Jakafi
    Jakafi is prescribed to relieve symptoms and reduce spleen size in people with myelofibrosis. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this medicine, including how it works, details on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and more.
  • Jalyn
    Jalyn is a medicine approved for treating an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, dosing tips, potential side effects, and more.
  • Jantoven
    Jantoven is a prescription drug approved for the prevention and treatment of blood clots. This eMedTV Web page describes how the medication works, lists side effects that may occur with treatment, and explains how to ensure a safe treatment process.
  • Janumet
    Janumet is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains how the medicine works to control blood sugar, describes the effects, and offers tips for when and how to take it.
  • Janumet XR
    Janumet XR tablets are taken once daily to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV segment discusses how this medicine works, lists potential side effects, covers dosing tips, and examines various other topics.
  • Januvia
    Januvia is a prescription medicine that can help control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how Januvia works, identifies some potential side effects of the drug, and lists tips on how to take the medicine.
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