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Japanese Encephalitis - Kinrix

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Japanese Encephalitis to Kinrix. 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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  • Japanese Encephalitis
    Japanese encephalitis is a potentially serious disease spread by infected mosquitoes in parts of Asia. This eMedTV resource discusses this disease in detail, including information on transmission, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Jencycla
    Jencycla is a progestin-only oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Jentadueto
    The prescription drug Jentadueto is licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page describes how this medicine works to control blood sugar levels, explains some tips on how to take it, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Jevtana
    As a type of chemotherapy medicine, Jevtana is prescribed to treat prostate cancer. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at Jevtana, including details on how it works, possible side effects, and how the medication is administered.
  • Jinteli
    Available only by prescription, Jinteli is used to treat menopausal symptoms and prevent osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web page explores this medication in more detail, including how it works, potential side effects, and possible safety concerns.
  • Joints
    Some studies show that cracking joints doesn't cause any harm. But as this eMedTV article explains, you should see a healthcare provider if the cracking causes pain. This page describes in detail what makes joints pop or crack.
  • Jolessa
    Jolessa is a birth control pill that prevents pregnancy and lets women have less frequent menstrual periods. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this product, including information on how it works, possible side effects, drug warnings, and more.
  • Jolivette
    Jolivette is a birth control pill that contains only the progestin hormone. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of the medicine, offers dosing information, and explains what you should know before using this form of contraception.
  • Junel
    Junel is a type of oral contraceptive. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of the birth control pill, including information on its uses, side effects, and dosing guidelines, as well as what you should tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Junel Fe
    As an oral contraceptive, Junel Fe works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article discusses this drug in more detail, including information on how the contraceptive works, when and how to take it, and some general precautions.
  • Juvenile Huntington Disease
    Juvenile Huntington disease is a brain disorder in which symptoms tend to develop before age 20. This eMedTV Web page describes juvenile Huntington disease (HD) and explains how its symptoms differ from those seen with adult-onset HD.
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis causes prolonged joint inflammation in children younger than 16. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms and how they are treated.
  • Juvisync
    Available by prescription, Juvisync is a drug used to lower cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this combination medicine, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Kadian
    Kadian is a prescription medication that is used for the relief of moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV resource explains how Kadian works, describes its effects, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Kalbitor
    Available by prescription, Kalbitor is a medication used to treat sudden hereditary angioedema (HEA). This eMedTV page takes a comprehensive look at this drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Kaletra
    Kaletra is commonly prescribed along with other HIV medications for the treatment of HIV or AIDS. This eMedTV article describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Kalydeco
    Kalydeco is a drug licensed to help treat cystic fibrosis in adults and children as young as six years old. This eMedTV page contains more details on this prescription medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Kapidex
    Kapidex is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of GERD and erosive esophagitis. This eMedTV resource describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Kapvay
    Kapvay is a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of this medication, with details on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and safety precautions.
  • Karbinal ER
    Karbinal ER is a prescription drug licensed to treat a number of allergic conditions. This eMedTV page gives a complete overview of this product, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Kariva
    Kariva is an oral contraceptive that is only available by prescription. This portion of the eMedTV library further explains how Kariva works to prevent pregnancy, lists possible side effects that may occur, and offers tips on taking the contraceptive.
  • Kava
    Kava is an herbal supplement that is often used for treating anxiety, stress, and other conditions. This eMedTV page further explains what kava is used for, explores the effectiveness of the supplement, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Kava Kava
    Kava kava is an herbal supplement most commonly used for treating anxiety. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses other possible uses of kava kava, explores the effectiveness of this supplement, and explains whether it is safe to use.
  • Kazano
    This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed look at Kazano, a combination diabetes drug with two different active ingredients that work together to control blood sugar. This page explains how it works and discusses side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Keflex
    Keflex, which is available by prescription, is typically used to treat common bacterial infections. This eMedTV article also explains how the drug works, possible side effects, overdose symptoms, available strengths, and more.
  • Kegel Exercises
    Kegel exercises strengthen the muscles that hold the bladder and many other organs in place. This eMedTV article discusses these exercises in detail, with information on how to perform them and the benefits they provide.
  • Kelnor
    Kelnor is a "combined" oral contraceptive, as it contains an estrogen and a progestin. This eMedTV page explains how it works to prevent pregnancy and provides a more in-depth look at potential side effects, dosing tips, and general precautions.
  • Kemadrin
    Kemadrin is a drug used to treat certain symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other conditions. This eMedTV Web article describes how it works, explains when and how to take the medicine, lists common side effects, and more.
  • Kenalog Cream
    Available by prescription only, Kenalog cream is used to treat skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medicated skin cream, including specific uses, how it works, how to apply it, and more.
  • Kenalog Ointment
    Kenalog ointment is a prescription medicine used to treat various skin conditions. This eMedTV Web resource provides an overview of this medicated skin ointment, including details on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Keppra
    Keppra is a medication that is approved to treat partial, myoclonic, and generalized tonic clonic seizures. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at how Keppra works and further explores its effects, potential side effects, and dosage information.
  • Keppra XR
    Keppra XR is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of epilepsy. This page on the eMedTV site describes the specific effects of this medication, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Kerlone
    Kerlone is a prescription medication available for the treatment of high blood pressure. This article on the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of the drug, explains how it works, and offers dosing information for this medicine.
  • Ketalar
    Ketalar is a prescription anesthetic drug that is injected into a vein or muscle. This eMedTV Web resource discusses when this medicine is used, how it is given, possible side effects, and general safety precautions to be aware of.
  • Ketamine
    Ketamine is a prescription anesthetic used before certain medical procedures. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes a detailed look at this anesthetic, including how it works, its various effects on the body, dosing, potential side effects, and more.
  • Ketoconazole Foam
    Applying ketoconazole foam twice daily for four weeks can help treat a skin condition called seborrhea. This eMedTV article presents a comprehensive overview of this prescription drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Ketoconazole Gel
    If you have seborrhea, your doctor may recommend a drug called ketoconazole gel. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this product, including details on how the gel works, how to apply it, and why it may not be right for some people.
  • Ketogenic Diet
    The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that has been shown to control seizures in children. This eMedTV article looks at the potential benefits and side effects of following this diet and discusses limited research findings.
  • Ketoprofen
    Ketoprofen is a drug commonly used to treat arthritis symptoms and general pain. This portion of the eMedTV archives covers this medication in detail, including information about how it works, approved uses, and potential side effects.
  • Ketorolac
    Ketorolac tromethamine is a prescription medication used for short-term relief of moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV Web page discusses ketorolac, including information about its uses, its strengths, and some of its potential side effects.
  • Ketorolac Nasal Spray
    Ketorolac nasal spray is a drug used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Ketotifen
    Ketotifen is an over-the-counter eye drop approved to relieve eye itching due to eye allergies. This eMedTV resource describes how the medication works, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with this product.
  • Kidney Cancer
    Kidney cancer is a disease that develops when cancerous cells first grow in the tissues of the kidneys. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this condition, including information about symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Kidney Stones (Health Channel Home)
    Kidney stones are a painful condition that results when crystals in urine clump together. This eMedTV health channel contains a wealth of information on the topic and also explains how to navigate the site to find the information you need.
  • Kidney Stones (Overview Article)
    Kidney stones develop when certain materials clump together instead of being eliminated in urine. As this eMedTV page explains, the condition can be due to diet or certain medical conditions. Common symptoms and treatment options are also discussed.
  • Kidneys (Health Channel Home)
    The kidneys perform several important functions in the body, including removing waste through the urine. This eMedTV health channel contains articles that explain not only how the kidneys function, but also the diseases that can affect them.
  • Kidneys (Overview Article)
    This section of the eMedTV library explores the link between high blood pressure and kidney problems. Renal failure is a common result of hypertension, and the kidneys of some people are particularly susceptible.
  • Kineret
    Kineret is a rheumatoid arthritis medication that is prescribed when other drugs have failed to work. This eMedTV page describes how this medication works, offers dosing information, and explains what else it can be used for.
  • Kinrix
    Kinrix is a childhood vaccine that provides protection against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and polio. This eMedTV page explains how this vaccination works, lists possible side effects, and offers information on when and how to get vaccinated.
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