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Monoclonal Gammopathy - Multaq

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Monoclonal Gammopathy to Multaq. 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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  • Monoclonal Gammopathy
    The growth of abnormal plasma cells leads to a condition called monoclonal gammopathy. As this eMedTV article explains, this condition can (but doesn't always) lead to cancer. Symptoms, treatments, and prognosis are also discussed.
  • MonoNessa
    MonoNessa is a prescription oral contraceptive that contains two hormones, estrogen and progestin. This eMedTV page offers dosing information for this drug, lists possible side effects that may occur, and explains how this form of birth control works.
  • Mononucleosis
    Mononucleosis is a viral illness that often results in fever, swollen lymph glands, and a sore throat. This eMedTV article discusses the causes, transmission, symptoms, and treatment of mononucleosis and provides links to additional information.
  • Monopril
    Monopril is used to lower blood pressure and relieve the symptoms associated with congestive heart failure. This eMedTV article gives an overview of Monopril, including its potential side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Monopril-HCT
    This eMedTV page explains that Monopril-HCT is a drug used to treat high blood pressure in adults. This article offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on its effects, storage, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Monospot Test
    A monospot test is used to confirm a diagnosis of mononucleosis (mono). This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how this blood test works, how accurate it is, and the other tests that may be used to diagnose mononucleosis.
  • Montelukast
    Montelukast has been licensed as a treatment for asthma attacks and allergic rhinitis (runny, stuffy nose). This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth overview of the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Morphine
    Morphine is a type of pain reliever found in many prescription medications. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, tips on when and how to take it, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Morphine Sulfate
    Morphine sulfate is a type of opiate narcotic used in many prescription pain relievers. This eMedTV page features an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Morphine Sulfate ER
    Morphine sulfate ER is a pain medicine that slowly releases morphine over an extended period of time. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at this prescription drug, including its effects, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Morphine Sulfate/Naltrexone Hydrochloride
    Morphine sulfate/naltrexone hydrochloride is approved for the treatment of pain. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this narcotic medication, including information on how it works, tips on when and how to take it, and possible side effects.
  • Mosaic Turner Syndrome
    Mosaic Turner syndrome describes women who are missing the X chromosome in some cells. This page from the eMedTV site further defines mosaic Turner syndrome and offers information on its symptoms and diagnosis.
  • Mosquito
    Mosquitoes can spread certain diseases (such as malaria and yellow fever) to humans through their bites. This eMedTV article explains the health risks mosquitoes present and includes tips for preventing bites.
  • Mosquito Bites
    This eMedTV page discusses strategies for preventing mosquito bites, including using repellent, wearing protective clothing, and being aware of peak mosquito hours. This article also talks about public mosquito prevention programs.
  • Mosquito Repellent
    Many types of mosquito repellents are available to help reduce your exposure to bites. This eMedTV page discusses DEET, picaridin, and other forms of repellent. This article also talks about the correct way to apply repellent and their use on children.
  • Motor Neuron Disease
    Motor neuron disease is a type of neurological condition in which the cells that control muscle activity are destroyed. This eMedTV segment discusses the different types of motor neuron disease and associated causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Motrin
    Motrin is a drug used to treat pain, inflammation, and fever associated with certain medical conditions. This eMedTV Web page further discusses Motrin and its specific uses, potential side effects, and general dosing information.
  • MoviPrep
    Available by prescription only, MoviPrep is a laxative approved to cleanse the bowels before a colonoscopy. This eMedTV page further describes this prescription drug, with details on how it works, when and how to take it, safety precautions, and more.
  • Moxatag
    Moxatag is a type of antibiotic prescribed for the treatment of strep throat. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes how this medicine works and offers information on dosing guidelines, general precautions, and possible side effects.
  • Moxeza
    Available as an eye drop, Moxeza is prescribed to treat bacterial conjunctivitis ("pink eye"). This page of the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at this antibiotic, with details on how it works, side effects, how to apply it, safety concerns, and more.
  • Moxifloxacin
    Moxifloxacin is a medication that can be prescribed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page explains what moxifloxacin is used for in more detail, describes how it works, and lists potential side effects of the drug.
  • Moxifloxacin Eye Drops
    Available by prescription only, moxifloxacin eye drops are used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at this medication, with information on dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • MRSA
    MRSA is a type of bacterial staph infection that can cause serious symptoms. This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of MRSA, including information on how this infection is transmitted, possible symptoms, and treatment options that are available.
  • MS
    MS is a central nervous system disease that causes people to lose coordination and muscle control. As this eMedTV page explains, it is the leading cause of disability among young adults, and a diagnosis should be made as soon as symptoms occur.
  • MS Contin
    MS Contin is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of MS Contin, including information on how it works, tips on taking it, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • MSM
    MSM is a naturally occurring compound found in numerous foods and used in dietary supplements. This eMedTV article explores the potential benefits of MSM, describes the effects of the supplement, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Mucus Plug
    The mucus plug, which keeps bacteria from entering the uterus during pregnancy, is lost prior to labor. This eMedTV resource explains the plug in detail and its relevance to pregnancy and childbirth.
  • Multaq
    Multaq is a prescription drug used to treat irregular heart rhythms (atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter). This eMedTV article describes the specific effects of this medicine, explores how it may work, and offers dosing information for the product.
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