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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. 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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  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Non-small cell lung cancer is the more common of the two general types of lung cancer. This section of the eMedTV library discusses the specific forms of the non-small cell type and provides information about tests used to diagnose the disease.
  • Nonepileptic Seizures
    As this eMedTV article explains, nonepileptic seizures look like epileptic seizures, but they do not cause the brain activity associated with epileptic seizures. This page highlights the conditions (such as narcolepsy) that may cause these seizures.
  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
    Types of nonmelanoma skin cancer include basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. As this eMedTV article explains, treatment includes laser surgery and cryosurgery. It also explains the importance of follow-up exams after treatment.
  • Nor-QD
    Nor-QD is a progestin-only birth control pill often used by breastfeeding women. This article from the eMedTV Web site explores the advantages and disadvantages of Nor-QD, explains how it works, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Nora-BE
    Nora-BE is a generic progestin-only birth control pill that is available by prescription. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of Nora-BE, explains how and when to take this form of contraception, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Norco
    Norco is a prescription drug licensed to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV page describes Norco in more detail and offers a more in-depth look at how the drug works, its dosing information, and possible side effects that may occur.
  • Nordette
    Nordette is a combined oral contraceptive that can only be obtained with a prescription. This eMedTV resource describes this form of birth control in more detail, explores how it works, and explains what you should know before using it.
  • Norfloxacin
    Norfloxacin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat prostatitis, gonorrhea, and urinary tract infections. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing details on its dosing, possible side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • Norinyl
    Norinyl is a combined oral contraceptive that is available only by prescription. This eMedTV Web article explains how this form of birth control works, offers tips on when and how to take Norinyl, and lists possible side effects of this contraceptive.
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    With normal pressure hydrocephalus, a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid puts pressure on the brain. This eMedTV article explains this condition in detail, including information on its diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, symptoms, and more.
  • Norovirus
    A norovirus is a highly contagious virus that can cause what is often called "stomach flu." This page of the eMedTV Web site explains this virus in detail, including how it is transmitted, the illnesses it may cause, and more.
  • Norovirus Gastroenteritis
    Norovirus gastroenteritis ("stomach flu") is a contagious illness that can cause diarrhea and vomiting. This eMedTV article discusses norovirus gastroenteritis in more detail, including information about how it is transmitted, treated, and prevented.
  • Noroxin
    Noroxin is a medicine prescribed to treat gonorrhea, prostatitis, and urinary tract infections. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of this antibiotic, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Norpace
    Norpace is a medicine given to help control potentially life-threatening heart rhythm problems. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at various topics, such as how this drug works, how to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Norpace CR
    People with certain irregular heart rhythms may receive a prescription drug called Norpace CR. This eMedTV resource presents a closer look at what this medication is used for, how it works, and why it may not be the best choice for some people.
  • Norpramin
    Norpramin is a prescription medicine used for treating depression. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, provides general dosing information, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Nortrel
    Nortrel is a combined oral contraceptive that primarily works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of the drug, including information on its different forms, potential side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Nortriptyline
    Nortriptyline is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of depression. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how nortriptyline works, describes some potential side effects, and outlines some tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Norvasc
    Norvasc is a calcium channel blocker that helps to lower blood pressure and treat certain types of angina. This eMedTV site further describes this prescription drug, with information on its uses, effects, potential side effects, and more.
  • Norvir
    Norvir is often prescribed as a "booster" drug to increase the level of other HIV medicines in the blood. This eMedTV article explains how Norvir is used, describes the effects of the medication, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Norwegian Scabies
    Norwegian scabies is a more severe form of the skin infestation caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. This eMedTV Web page explains who usually gets the disease, how it is spread, possible symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Novantrone
    Novantrone is a drug licensed to treat various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis and certain cancers. This eMedTV page provides more details on this prescription drug, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Novolin 70/30
    Novolin 70/30 is an insulin medication approved for the treatment of diabetes in adults. This eMedTV article describes the effects of this medication, explains when and how to inject it, lists potential side effects that may occur, and more.
  • Novolin N
    Novolin N is non-prescription insulin used for controlling blood sugar in people with diabetes. This eMedTV resource describes how Novolin N works, explains when and how to administer the drug, and lists possible side effects of the medication.
  • Novolin R
    Novolin R is a short-acting, non-prescription insulin approved for controlling blood sugar after meals. This eMedTV resource features an overview of Novolin R, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • NovoLog
    NovoLog is a rapid-acting insulin approved for treating type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains how and when to use NovoLog, describes the effects of the medication, and lists potential side effects to look out for during treatment.
  • NovoLog Mix 50/50
    NovoLog Mix 50/50 is a prescription insulin used for treating type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of NovoLog Mix 50/50, explains how it works to control blood sugar, and offers general dosing guidelines for the drug.
  • NovoLog Mix 70/30
    NovoLog Mix 70/30 is a medication approved to control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. This eMedTV page describes how this medication works; lists possible side effects that can occur; and explains how, when, and where to inject the insulin.
  • NPH Insulin
    An intermediate-acting diabetes drug, NPH insulin is used to control blood sugar in people with diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how NPH insulin works and offers more information on the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • NPH Insulin/Regular Insulin
    NPH insulin/regular insulin is a non-prescription medicine used for treating diabetes. This page on the eMedTV site explains how this form of insulin works, lists some of its potential side effects, and offers information on how to inject the drug.
  • NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs)
    NSAIDs are drugs used to treat a number of conditions that cause pain and inflammation. This page on the eMedTV Web site covers specific uses of NSAIDs, their possible side effects, and what to tell your healthcare provider before taking these drugs.
  • Nucynta
    A controlled substance, Nucynta is a prescription drug used for the treatment of acute pain. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this pain reliever, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Nucynta ER
    Nucynta ER is a prescription medicine used for long-term, around-the-clock pain relief. This eMedTV article presents a complete overview of this opioid narcotic drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Nuedexta
    Nuedexta is a drug prescribed to treat uncontrollable laughing or crying in people with pseudobulbar affect. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at the drug, including details on how it works, possible side effects, general precautions, and more.
  • NULOJIX
    NULOJIX is used to prevent organ rejection in people who have received a kidney transplant. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • NuLYTELY
    Available by prescription only, NuLYTELY is a laxative prescribed to cleanse the bowels before a colonoscopy. This eMedTV page further describes this drug, with information on how it works, when and how to take it, safety precautions, and more.
  • NuvaRing
    NuvaRing is a hormonal birth control method that comes in the form of a flexible vaginal ring. This eMedTV page discusses how NuvaRing works, describes how to insert the ring, and explains what you should know before using this form of contraception.
  • Nuvigil
    Nuvigil is a prescription drug that is used to treat excessive sleepiness due to certain sleep disorders. This eMedTV article lists these specific sleep disorders, describes the effects of Nuvigil, and explains how and when to take the medicine.
  • Nystatin
    Nystatin is an antifungal medicine used to treat thrush, yeast diaper rash, and other fungal infections. This eMedTV article describes how the drug works, explains what forms it comes in, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Obesity
    When trying to determine your options for getting obesity help, you should start by talking to your doctor. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at when it may be time to lose weight and offers tips on what to look for in a weight loss program.
  • Object Permanence
    As this eMedTV page discusses, babies who are around 8 months old achieve a developmental milestone known as object permanence. This page further describes this ability for babies to understand that even though something is hidden, it still exists.
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    Obsessive-compulsive disorder is often characterized by urgent, frequent hand-washing or other rituals. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this condition, including how it is diagnosed, how it can be treated, and other symptoms that may occur.
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