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Open Heart Surgery - Ovarian Cancer

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Open Heart Surgery to Ovarian Cancer. 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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  • Open Heart Surgery
    Open heart surgery is a procedure that is used to improve the blood supply to the heart. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this procedure, including how it is performed, possible complications, and more.
  • OptiPranolol
    OptiPranolol is a prescription drug used to lower eye pressure in people with high eye pressure or glaucoma. This eMedTV page explores the effects of this drug, explains when and how to use the eye drops, and discusses potential side effects.
  • Optivar
    Optivar is a prescription medicine licensed to treat itchy eyes caused by allergies. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of this drug, including information on how the eye drops work, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to use them.
  • Oracea
    Oracea is a prescription medicine used for treating inflammatory lesions that occur with rosacea. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists potential side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Oral Contraceptives
    Oral contraceptives are prescription pills that are taken to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page explains how this form of contraception works, describes the various types of pills available, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Oral Health
    Good oral health is important for everyone at every age. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, it's especially important for pregnant women and newborns. This article takes an in-depth look at taking care of your mouth.
  • Oral Tranexamic Acid
    As a prescription medication, oral tranexamic acid is used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this product, including information on how it works, side effects, and safety issues to discuss with your doctor.
  • Orally Disintegrating Alprazolam
    Orally disintegrating alprazolam is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. This eMedTV article provides more information about the uses and effects of this drug, and also covers dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • Orally Disintegrating Carbidopa-Levodopa
    Orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa is prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa, including information on its other uses, how it works, and possible side effects.
  • Orally Disintegrating Metoclopramide
    Conditions such as GERD and diabetic gastroparesis can be treated with orally disintegrating metoclopramide. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of this drug, with information on when and how to take it, side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Orally Disintegrating Phentermine
    Orally disintegrating phentermine is a weight loss product available only with a prescription. This eMedTV page looks at several aspects of this product, including when a doctor may prescribe it, how it is used, potential side effects, and more.
  • Orally Disintegrating Selegiline
    Orally disintegrating selegiline is a prescription drug used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page explores orally disintegrating selegiline, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Orally Disintegrating Tramadol
    Orally disintegrating tramadol is a prescription pain medication. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this drug, with information on what type of pain it is approved to treat, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Orally Disintegrating Vardenafil
    Orally disintegrating vardenafil is a drug that treats erectile dysfunction. This page of the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Oramorph
    Oramorph SR is a type of extended-release pain medication that is approved for long-term use. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at this prescription medication, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Orap
    Orap is a prescription drug used to treat Tourette syndrome when other treatment is unsuccessful. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Orbital Cellulitis
    Orbital cellulitis is an infection that can lead to permanent vision problems. This segment of the eMedTV site discusses the bacteria that cause the condition in adults and children, possible symptoms, risk factors, complications, and treatment options.
  • Orencia
    Orencia is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page describes the effects of Orencia, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists important precautions to be aware of before starting treatment.
  • Oretic
    Oretic is a type of diuretic used for the treatment of fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page offers detailed information on the drug, including its uses, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Orlistat
    Orlistat is often used as an aid to weight loss in conjunction with dietary changes. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed overview of the drug, explaining how it works, when and how it should be taken, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Orsythia
    Orsythia is an oral form of birth control that contains two different types of hormones. This selection from the eMedTV library takes a detailed look at this oral contraceptive, including how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Ortho Evra
    Available in the form of a patch, Ortho Evra is a prescription drug that is used to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV page provides a detailed description on how Ortho Evra works and also discusses its possible side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Ortho Micronor
    Ortho Micronor is a progestin-only oral contraceptive that is available by prescription. This eMedTV segment describes how the medication works, explains how and when to take this form of birth control, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV page explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription. This page on the eMedTV site describes how Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo works, explains how to take the birth control pill, and lists potential side effects of the drug.
  • Ortho-Cept
    Ortho-Cept is a birth control pill that is available by prescription. This article on the eMedTV site describes how Ortho-Cept works, explains when and how to take the oral contraceptive, and lists possible side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Ortho-Cyclen
    Ortho-Cyclen is a prescription combined oral contraceptive. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how Ortho-Cyclen works and provides a more in-depth look at the birth control pill's effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
  • Ortho-Novum
    Ortho-Novum is a prescription birth control pill that primarily works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article describes the drug in more detail, including information on the different types of this product, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Orthoclone OKT3
    Orthoclone OKT3 is prescribed to treat organ rejection after a liver, heart, or kidney transplant. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this medicine, including how it works to suppress the immune system, how it is given, and possible side effects.
  • Oseltamivir
    Oseltamivir is a prescription drug that is used to treat and prevent the flu. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed description of this medication and its uses. This page also includes information on dosage, strengths, and potential side effects.
  • Oseni
    Oseni is a prescription drug used to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, lists potential side effects, describes dosing guidelines, and covers a number of other topics.
  • Ospemifene
    Ospemifene can help treat painful sexual intercourse in women who have gone through menopause. This eMedTV Web selection presents an overview of this drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Osphena
    Osphena is prescribed to treat painful sexual intercourse in women who have gone through menopause. This eMedTV Web page provides more details on this medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Osteoarthritis
    Osteoarthritis is a common joint disease in which cartilage has worn away. This eMedTV article provides detailed information about osteoarthritis, including its common symptoms, how many people it affects, and how it may be treated and prevented.
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Osteogenesis imperfecta is a bone disease characterized by bones that break easily. This segment of the eMedTV library provides a detailed overview of the conditions, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Osteopenia
    Osteopenia is not the same as osteoporosis, although both are characterized by decreased bone density. This eMedTV Web page explains the difference between the two conditions and explains how they are diagnosed.
  • Osteoporosis (Health Channel Home)
    Although bone loss is a natural part of aging, when it occurs too quickly, it is called osteoporosis. This eMedTV health channel contains a range of articles on the topic, including symptoms and preventive measures, as well as bone density testing.
  • Osteoporosis (Overview Article)
    Osteoporosis often results in brittle bones that are easily fractured. This part of the eMedTV library provides a general overview of this condition, including what it is, how it develops, how it is treated, and more.
  • Osteosarcoma
    Osteosarcoma is a form of bone cancer that most often affects children and young adults. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
  • OTC Oxybutynin Patch
    OTC oxybutynin patch is available over-the-counter to treat an overactive bladder in women. This eMedTV Web selection offers an overview of this medicine, including details on what it is used for, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Otitis Media
    Common causes of otitis media (ear infection) are bacteria or viruses that get inside the ear. This part of the eMedTV Web site explains the risk factors and causes of this condition, as well as what happens inside the ear during an infection.
  • Ovarian Cancer (Health Channel Home)
    Ovarian cancer occurs when malignant (cancerous) cells develop in the ovaries. This segment of the eMedTV Web site provides a wealth of information on ovarian cancer, covering all aspects of the disease, from symptoms to treatment options and more.
  • Ovarian Cancer (Overview Article)
    When cancerous cells form in the tissues of the ovaries, this is known as ovarian cancer. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at the condition, including symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
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