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Lexapro - Liver Failure

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Lexapro to Liver Failure. 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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  • Lexapro
    Generalized anxiety disorder and depression are often treated with Lexapro. This segment of the eMedTV Web site further describes this prescription drug and its other uses, as well as dosing information, side effects, strengths, and more.
  • Lexiva
    Lexiva is a medicine that is often used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of this drug, explains when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Lialda
    Lialda is a prescription medicine that is used for treating mild to moderately active ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Lialda, explains how and when to take the drug, and offers general dosing guidelines.
  • Librium
    Librium is commonly prescribed to treat anxiety or alcohol withdrawal. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth look at Librium, including information on its uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Lice
    Lice are tiny wingless insects that feed on a human's blood. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of the three different types of lice that affect humans, including information on symptoms, diagnosis, transmission, and treatment.
  • Lichen Sclerosus
    Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition often affecting the genitals, and is more common in women than in men. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this condition, including symptoms, treatment options, and how a diagnosis is made.
  • Licorice
    Licorice may have several health benefits, such as lowering cholesterol and treating ulcers. This eMedTV Web page describes other uses of licorice and provides information on the possible side effects and safety precautions associated with it.
  • Lidex
    Lidex is a topical steroid prescribed to treat eczema, psoriasis, and various other skin problems. This eMedTV Web selection provides an in-depth look at this medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, various forms, and more.
  • Lidocaine Patch
    The lidocaine patch is prescribed to treat nerve pain following a case of shingles. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes how the patch works, explains when and how to use it, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Lidoderm
    Lidoderm is a prescription medication used to treat nerve pain that occurs after having shingles. This eMedTV Web article explains how this medicine works, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, general safety concerns, and more.
  • Limbitrol
    Limbitrol is a medication that is prescribed for treating depression associated with anxiety. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Limbitrol, offers general dosing information for the drug, and explains how it works to treat depression.
  • Linaclotide
    Taking linaclotide capsules once daily helps treat IBS with constipation or chronic idiopathic constipation. This eMedTV Web page presents more details on this prescription drug, including when it is taken, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Linagliptin
    Linagliptin is a prescription drug approved for treating type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of this diabetes medicine, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Linagliptin/Metformin
    Linagliptin/metformin is prescribed to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article presents an overview of various details on this drug, including dosing instructions, side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Linezolid
    Available by prescription only, linezolid is a drug used to treat serious infections, such as pneumonia. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this product and its uses, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Linzess
    Linzess is a drug prescribed to treat IBS with constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation. This eMedTV segment examines this prescription medicine in more detail, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and other topics.
  • Lioresal
    Lioresal may be prescribed to treat spasticity in people who have MS or a spinal cord problem. This eMedTV Web article explains how this medication works and offers an in-depth look at its effects, general safety precautions, and possible side effects.
  • Liothyronine
    Liothyronine is a prescription medicine used for treating hypothyroidism and goiters. This eMedTV Web page describes how liothyronine works, explains when and how to take the drug, and offers general warnings and precautions to be aware of.
  • Lipitor
    Lipitor is a medication used for the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the drug, including information about how it works, when and how to take it, potential side effects, and more.
  • Lipo-6
    Lipo-6 is an herbal supplement that allegedly helps people with weight loss. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of the diet pill, including possible side effects, what to be aware of before taking it, and more.
  • Lipofen
    Lipofen is a prescription fibrate drug licensed to treat unhealthy triglyceride and cholesterol levels. This eMedTV page describes how the medicine works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the potential side effects of the drug.
  • Liposomal Doxorubicin
    If you have multiple myeloma or ovarian cancer, your doctor may recommend liposomal doxorubicin. This eMedTV article describes this type of chemotherapy in detail, explaining how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Liposomal Vincristine
    Liposomal vincristine is a chemotherapy drug used to treat a certain type of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This eMedTV article contains a comprehensive overview of this prescription medicine, including dosing tips, specific uses, safety issues, and more.
  • Lipovarin
    Lipovarin is a non-prescription product that claims to help with weight loss. This eMedTV article discusses the supplement in detail, providing information on the effectiveness, possible side effects, and dosing of the weight loss pill.
  • Lipovox
    Lipovox is a non-prescription supplement that may help people lose weight and improve acne and wrinkles. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the product, including information on its safety and effectiveness, as well as some general precautions.
  • Lipozene
    Lipozene is a diet pill that works like most other fiber products to help people lose weight. This eMedTV segment describes the supplement in detail, including information on its effects, possible side effects, how safe it is, and more.
  • Liraglutide
    Liraglutide is an injectable drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explains how it works to control blood sugar, lists possible side effects, and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Lisdexamfetamine
    Lisdexamfetamine, which is only available by prescription, is used to treat ADHD. This eMedTV page takes a detailed look at this drug, providing information on how it works, potential side effects, and general dosing information.
  • Lisinopril
    Lisinopril is an ACE inhibitor approved to treat congestive heart failure and high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, other uses for it, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Lisinopril-Hydrochlorothiazide
    Lisinopril-hydrochlorothiazide is a drug that is prescribed for controlling high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page provides an overview of lisinopril-hydrochlorothiazide, including information about some of its side effects.
  • Lithium
    Lithium is a prescription drug approved to help control symptoms of bipolar disorder. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed overview of the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Lithobid
    Lithobid is a medicine that can be prescribed to treat bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression). This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of the drug, explaining how it works, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Livalo
    Livalo is a medicine prescribed to treat high cholesterol (in combination with a low-cholesterol diet). This eMedTV Web page discusses this medication in more detail, including potential side effects, dosing guidelines, available strengths, and more.
  • Liver Cancer
    Cancer that begins in the liver is known as primary liver cancer. This eMedTV article offers an overview of liver cancer, including information about its risk factors, its symptoms, and treatment options for the disease.
  • Liver Donation
    Liver donation is a two-step process that involves a complete medical evaluation before the actual surgery. This eMedTV Web page explains the process, including a description of the medical evaluation and things to consider before donating.
  • Liver Donation Surgery
    Liver donation surgery is the process of replacing someone's diseased liver with part of your healthy liver. This eMedTV article further discusses the purpose of the surgery and offers a detailed description of the surgery itself.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Recovery
    After liver donation surgery, recovery consists of follow-up doctor visits and avoiding strenuous activity. This eMedTV segment offers more information on the recovery process, including what to expect and tips on relieving surgery-related pain.
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