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Occipital Neuralgia - Open Angle Glaucoma

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Occipital Neuralgia to Open Angle Glaucoma. 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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  • OCD
    OCD is an illness in which a person is constantly bombarded with unwanted obsessions and compulsions. This eMedTV article explains obsessive-compulsive disorder in detail, including causes, symptoms, and available treatments.
  • Ocella
    Ocella is a generic oral contraceptive that is used to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV resource explores how Ocella works, describes how to use this birth control pill, and explains what you should be aware of before using this form of contraception.
  • Ocufen
    Ocufen is a medicine prescribed for use before surgery to help keep the pupils from dilating. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this eye medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing instructions.
  • Ocuflox
    As a prescription eye drop, Ocuflox helps treat bacterial infections of the eye, such as pink eye. This eMedTV article describes this drug in more detail, taking a look at how it works, its dosing information, and possible side effects that may occur.
  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis -- Overview Information
    Ocular myasthenia gravis is a condition that can cause eye weakness that increases during activity. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of this condition, including information on its symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Ocular Rosacea
    Ocular rosacea is a skin condition that often results in eye irritation. This part of the eMedTV library talks about this condition in greater detail, including possible causes, a list of common symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Ocupress
    Ocupress is a prescription eye drop used to treat open angle glaucoma and high eye pressure. This eMedTV segment explores how Ocupress works, describes how to use the eye drop, and explains what side effects may occur with this medication.
  • Ofatumumab
    Available by prescription only, ofatumumab is a drug used for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how this chemotherapy medication works, provides dosing information, describes potential side effects, and more.
  • Ofirmev
    Available by prescription only, Ofirmev is a medicine given intravenously (IV) to treat pain and fever. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of this form of acetaminophen, with details on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Ofloxacin
    Ofloxacin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed overview of this medication, with information on the various forms, how it works, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution
    Ofloxacin ophthalmic solution is an antibiotic used for certain types of bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this eye drop, including information on side effects, when and how to apply it, safety concerns, and more.
  • Ofloxacin Otic Solution
    Ofloxacin otic solution is a prescription ear drop used to treat bacterial ear infections. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing details on its uses, dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Ogen
    Ogen is a prescription medication most commonly used for treating menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource covers other uses of the drug and offers a more in-depth look at its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Ogen Vaginal Cream
    Ogen Vaginal Cream is an estrogen medication often prescribed to treat vaginal menopause symptoms. This eMedTV segment describes the drug's effects, explains how it works, and offers information on how and when to apply the cream.
  • Ogestrel
    Ogestrel is a prescription birth control pill that primarily works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Ogestrel, including information on what to tell your doctor before using it, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Olanzapine
    Olanzapine is a medication that is used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an overview of olanzapine, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Olanzapine and Fluoxetine
    Olanzapine and fluoxetine is a prescription drug approved to treat depression due to bipolar disorder. This eMedTV resource discusses the uses of the medication in more detail, including how it works and possible side effects.
  • Oleptro
    Oleptro is a long-acting medication prescribed for the treatment of depression. This section of the eMedTV Web site provides a complete overview of this antidepressant, including details on how it works, safety precautions, side effects, and more.
  • Olmesartan
    Olmesartan works to relax the blood vessels and increase blood flow in people with high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how the drug does this. The available strengths, side effects, and treatment options are also discussed.
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil-Hydrochlorothiazide
    This eMedTV resource explains that olmesartan medoxomil-hydrochlorothiazide is a prescribed medication used to lower high blood pressure in adults. This resource also explores how the medication works, its uses, and potential side effects.
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil/Amlodipine/Hydrochlorothiazide
    Olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Olopatadine Nasal Spray
    Olopatadine nasal spray is a prescription drug licensed to treat seasonal nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at olopatadine nasal spray and its specific uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Olopatadine Ophthalmic Solution
    Olopatadine ophthalmic solution is an eyedrop used to treat eye allergies. This eMedTV Web page further discusses what the medication is used for, explains how to use it effectively, and lists potential side effects to be aware of.
  • Olsalazine
    Olsalazine is prescribed to prevent ulcerative colitis symptoms in people for whom it is in remission. This eMedTV article presents an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, and helpful tips for people taking it.
  • Olux
    Olux is a type of steroid prescribed to treat skin conditions like dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis. This eMedTV Web selection offers a complete overview of this medicated skin foam, including specific uses, how it works, how to apply it, and more.
  • Omacetaxine
    Omacetaxine can help treat a certain type of cancer in adults called chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). This eMedTV page presents an overview of this chemotherapy drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Omalizumab
    Omalizumab is used to treat allergic asthma attacks as well as chronic hives with an unknown cause. This eMedTV page examines this prescription drug, explaining how it works, tips to ensure a safe treatment process, potential side effects, and more.
  • Omega-3
    Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutritional components necessary for normal growth and development. This eMedTV segment describes other benefits of omega-3, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects of the supplements.
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    Omega-3 fatty acids are important components of the human diet that provide numerous benefits. This eMedTV article describes the benefits of omega-3 supplements, explains how they work, and explores the effectiveness of these products.
  • Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters
    Omega-3-acid ethyl esters is a prescription fish oil product used for treating very high triglycerides. This eMedTV page describes the effects of omega-3-acid ethyl esters, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists its possible side effects.
  • Omeprazole
    Omeprazole is a drug used to treat conditions such as ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This eMedTV article explains how this prescription medicine works to reduce acid in the stomach and discusses its uses and potential side effects.
  • Omeprazole/Sodium Bicarbonate
    Omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate treats several conditions involving the stomach, intestines, and esophagus. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, tips for when and how to use it, and potential side effects.
  • Omnaris
    Omnaris is a prescription nasal spray that is used for treating common nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV article explains how Omnaris works, describes the effects of the medicine, and offers information on how and when to use the nasal spray.
  • Omnicef
    Omnicef is an antibiotic commonly used to treat bacterial infections, such as tonsillitis or strep throat. This eMedTV segment explains what else the drug is used for, how it works to rid infections, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Omontys
    Omontys is a prescription drug used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney disease. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, how it is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • OnabotulinumtoxinA
    OnabotulinumtoxinA is a drug used to treat severe underarm sweating, eyelid twitching, and other conditions. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medication, including details on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Ondansetron
    Ondansetron helps to prevent nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. This eMedTV page takes a look at how ondansetron works to block serotonin, and also lists possible side effects and general dosing guidelines for the drug.
  • Ondansetron Oral Soluble Film
    Ondansetron oral soluble film is a drug used to prevent nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Onfi
    Available by prescription, Onfi is a drug used to treat seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This eMedTV resource features a detailed overview of this medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, and possible side effects.
  • Onglyza
    The prescription drug Onglyza is used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. This article from the eMedTV library describes the benefits of this product, explains how it works, and offers information on when and how to take this medication.
  • Onsolis
    Onsolis is a prescription narcotic used to treat pain that breaks through around-the-clock pain medicine. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at the drug, including details on how it works, possible side effects, general precautions, and more.
  • Ontak
    As a type of chemotherapy drug, Ontak is approved for treating certain types of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. This eMedTV resource features an overview of this medicine, including possible side effects, dosing information, and links to more details.
  • Opana ER
    Available by prescription only, Opana ER is a drug licensed for long-term, around-the-clock pain relief. This eMedTV page presents a description of important features of this medicine, including how it works, abuse potential, side effects, and more.
  • Open Angle Glaucoma
    Open angle glaucoma (the most common type) is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. This eMedTV Web page describes this condition in detail, with information on possible symptoms, risk factors, treatment options, and more.
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