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Pancreatic Enzymes - Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Pancreatic Enzymes to Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation. 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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  • Pancreatic Enzymes
    Pancreatic enzymes are usually taken by those with cystic fibrosis or chronic pancreatitis. This eMedTV segment talks about how these enzymes aid in the digestion of meals and also discusses the ingredients contained in the enzymes.
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
    As this eMedTV resource explains, pancreatic islet cell cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the hormone-producing areas of the pancreas. This article offers an in-depth look at pancreatic islet cell cancer and how it is treated.
  • Pancreatitis
    Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. As this eMedTV article explains, it comes in two forms: acute and chronic. This part of the Web site provides detailed information on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition.
  • Pancreaze
    A prescription medication, Pancreaze is approved for increasing pancreatic enzymes. This eMedTV resource covers various topics on this drug, including dosing instructions, how it works, safety precautions, and more.
  • Pandemic
    A pandemic is an infectious disease affecting a large portion of the population of a large region. This eMedTV article offers more information on the definition of this term and provides links to specific examples of this event throughout history.
  • Pandemic Flu
    The 20th century has seen several instances of pandemic flu. This eMedTV page explains the difference between a pandemic and a typical outbreak of the flu. This article also talks about what to expect in the event of another pandemic.
  • Panic Attacks
    People who experience panic attacks often have chronic, sudden episodes of fear that appear without warning. This eMedTV segment discusses the condition (known as panic disorder) in detail, including common symptoms and available treatment options.
  • Panic Disorder
    People with a panic disorder often experience sudden episodes of extreme fear for no reason. This portion of the eMedTV library provides important facts on the condition, such as symptoms that may occur and treatment options that are available.
  • Panitumumab
    Panitumumab is a drug used to treat colorectal cancer that has spread to other areas in the body. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at this chemotherapy drug, with information on how it is given, how it works, safety issues, and more.
  • Pantoprazole
    Pantoprazole sodium (Protonix) is a drug used to treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease. This eMedTV article discusses how this medication works, what conditions it is used to treat, and side effects that may occur when using it.
  • ParaGard
    ParaGard is an intrauterine device (IUD) placed in the uterus for the long-term prevention of pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Paranoid Schizophrenia
    The most prevalent form of schizophrenia is paranoid schizophrenia. As discussed in this article from the eMedTV Web site, people with this condition tend to experience severe delusions and auditory hallucinations based on paranoia.
  • Parcopa
    Parcopa is a prescription medicine approved to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinson-like symptoms. This eMedTV article contains an overview of Parcopa, including information on how this drug works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Parkinson's Disease
    Parkinson's disease is a chronic and progressive neurological disorder that typically causes tremors. This eMedTV page provides an overview of Parkinson's disease, including information on possible symptoms, statistics, and treatment options.
  • Parkinsonism
    Parkinsonism is a type of disorder that affects voluntary movement. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at the different types of this condition, such as Parkinson's disease and several others.
  • Parlodel
    Parlodel is a drug that can be prescribed to treat hyperprolactinemia, acromegaly, and parkinsonism. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works and offers more information on its uses, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Parnate
    Parnate is a medication that can be prescribed to treat depression in adults. This page on the eMedTV site discusses Parnate uses in more detail, offers general dosing information for the drug, and explains how the medication works.
  • Paroxetine
    Paroxetine is a medication that is used to treat depression and several other conditions. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at paroxetine, including information about its uses and possible side effects.
  • Paroxetine Controlled Release
    Paroxetine controlled release is a drug that is used to treat conditions like depression and panic disorder. This eMedTV Web page lists other conditions that can be treated with paroxetine controlled release and explains how the medication works.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate
    Major depression and other mental health conditions can be treated with paroxetine mesylate. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, discusses other conditions it is used to treat, and provides tips for how and when to take it.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate Capsules
    Paroxetine mesylate capsules are a non-hormonal medicine used to treat hot flashes due to menopause. This eMedTV Web selection offers an overview of this medicine, including information on possible side effects, when to take it, and how it works.
  • Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
    Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that occurs only occasionally. As this eMedTV segment explains, an episode of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation may last a few minutes, hours, or days.
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