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Altace - Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Altace to Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine. 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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  • Altace
    Altace is a brand-name drug used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page on the eMedTV site offers important information on this prescription drug, including how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Altavera
    Altavera is a birth control pill that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this contraceptive, including details on how it works, potential side effects, general safety precautions, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Altoprev
    Altoprev is a prescription medication that helps lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease. This eMedTV page explains how Altoprev works, when to take it, and possible side effects -- and provides links to other articles about Altoprev.
  • Altretamine
    Altretamine is approved to help minimize symptoms caused by ovarian cancer. This eMedTV segment features a comprehensive look at this prescription drug, including how to take it, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Alupent
    Alupent is a prescribed medicine that is used to treat bronchospasms in people with asthma or COPD. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Alupent, including information about how it works, dosing guidelines, and some potential side effects.
  • Alvesco
    Alvesco is an asthma inhaler that is used every day. As this eMedTV page explains, it is used to prevent asthma attacks, but not to treat them. This article takes an in-depth look at this medication, explaining how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Alyacen
    Alyacen is a birth control pill that is available in two different formulations. This eMedTV Web selection presents details on how this combined oral contraceptive works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Alzheimer's Disease
    Alzheimer's is a disease marked primarily by memory loss, confusion, and poor judgment. This eMedTV article discusses the brain changes associated with this condition, as well as risk factors, symptoms, and related statistics.
  • Amantadine
    Amantadine is a medicine licensed to treat the flu, Parkinson's disease, and side effects from other drugs. This eMedTV segment covers amantadine uses in more detail, describes the possible side effects of the drug, and offers some dosing tips.
  • Amaryl
    Amaryl is a prescription medicine often used to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource highlights how the medication works, lists possible side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the drug, among other things.
  • Ambien
    Ambien is a prescription drug that is used for treating short-term insomnia. This part of the eMedTV library offers an in-depth look at Ambien and its effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Ambien CR
    Ambien CR is a sleeping medicine licensed for the treatment of insomnia in adults. This eMedTV article explains how Ambien CR works and offers information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Ambrisentan
    Ambrisentan is taken once a day to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV Web page discusses various topics on this prescription medicine, including how it works, clinical effects, and possible side effects.
  • Amcinonide
    Amcinonide is a steroid used in the treatment of eczema, psoriasis, and certain other skin problems. This eMedTV resource features a detailed look at this prescription skin medicine, with information on side effects, dosing, safety concerns, and more.
  • Amerge
    Amerge is commonly prescribed to treat (but not prevent) migraine headaches. This eMedTV page explains how the medication works to narrow the blood vessels in the head, lists possible side effects, and provides tips on how to take the medicine.
  • Amethia
    Amethia is a prescription birth control pill designed to give women more time between menstrual periods. This eMedTV article offers a detailed description on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Amethia Lo
    Amethia Lo is a birth control pill containing 91 pills in each package, allowing for less frequent periods. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this combined oral contraceptive, including how it works, possible side effects, how to take it, and more.
  • Amethyst
    As an oral contraceptive (birth control pill), Amethyst is taken by women once a day to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV article talks about how this product works, how effective it is, what to expect while taking it, and more.
  • Amevive
    Amevive is an injectable drug used to treat plaque psoriasis in adults. This part of the eMedTV Web site gives an overview of this medication, with information on how it works, how often the injections are given, possible side effects, and more.
  • Amiloride
    Amiloride is a potassium-sparing diuretic that is used to control high blood pressure and fluid retention. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at this drug, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Amiloride-HCTZ
    Amiloride-HCTZ is a drug that is used to control high blood pressure and water retention. This segment of the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this drug, including its dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and strengths.
  • Amiodarone
    Amiodarone comes in several strengths and forms and is prescribed to treat certain heart rhythm problems. This eMedTV page contains an overview of this antiarrhythmia medication, with details on how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Amiodarone Premixed Injection
    Available by prescription, amiodarone premixed injection is used to treat certain irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV article features more details on this antiarrhythmia medication, including specific uses, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Amitiza
    Amitiza is prescribed to treat chronic idiopathic constipation, as well as other types of constipation. This eMedTV article features a complete overview of Amitiza, including information on how the drug works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Amitriptyline
    Amitriptyline is a prescription medication used to treat depression. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at amitriptyline, including information on the drug's possible side effects, available strengths, and overdose symptoms.
  • AML
    In AML, myeloblasts (leukemia cells) are abnormal and do not mature into healthy white blood cells. This eMedTV article describes this condition in detail, offering information on possible symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Amlodipine
    Amlodipine is used for treating certain conditions of the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on possible side effects, how the drug works, and how and when it should be taken.
  • Amlodipine and Atorvastatin
    Amlodipine and atorvastatin is often prescribed to treat conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV article describes the drug in detail, offering information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Amlodipine and Olmesartan
    Amlodipine and olmesartan is a medicine that is prescribed for treating high blood pressure. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains how amlodipine and olmesartan works, lists potential side effects of the drug, and offers tips on taking the drug.
  • Amlodipine and Valsartan
    Amlodipine and valsartan is a blood pressure medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV resource describes the combination drug in more detail and offers information on its effects, dosing suggestions, and possible side effects.
  • Amlodipine-Valsartan-Hydrochlorothiazide
    Amlodipine-valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV page offers a more in-depth look at this medication and its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Amnesteem
    Available by prescription only, Amnesteem is an acne medication reserved for use in severe cases. This eMedTV article explains when a doctor may prescribe this drug, offers dosing tips for taking it, important safety precautions, and more.
  • Amniocentesis
    When considering an amniocentesis, you may have lots of questions. Fortunately, this eMedTV article has lots of answers. This segment describes in detail what this procedure entails, what risks it carries, how accurate the results are, and more.
  • Amoxapine
    Amoxapine is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at how amoxapine works and describes its possible side effects and general dosing information.
  • Amoxicillin
    Amoxicillin is an antibiotic that is often prescribed to treat certain types of infections. This eMedTV resource explains how amoxicillin works and offers a more in-depth look at its dosing information, potential side effects, and various strengths.
  • Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium
    Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium is an antibiotic that is available by prescription. This eMedTV article describes the drug in more detail, explains how it works to treat infections, and lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Amoxicillin ER
    Amoxicillin ER is a prescription antibiotic used to treat strep throat. This Web page from the eMedTV archives offers an overview of this medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and general precautions.
  • Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium ES
    Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium ES is a drug prescribed to treat bacterial ear infections in children. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this antibiotic, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium XR
    Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium XR is an antibiotic used for sinus infections and pneumonia. As this eMedTV article explains, it is a long-acting version of the drug Augmentin. This resource offers details on side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Amoxil
    Amoxil is a prescription antibiotic licensed to treat certain types of bacterial infections. This page on the eMedTV site explains how Amoxil works, describes the various forms and strengths available, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine
    Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine can cause a calming effect for those with ADHD. As this eMedTV resource explains, it also has a stimulating effect for those with narcolepsy. This page also covers how the drug works and lists possible side effects.
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