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Paroxysmal Hemicrania - Pepcid AC

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Paroxysmal Hemicrania to Pepcid AC. 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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  • Parvovirus B19
    Parvovirus B19 is a virus that can cause a variety of conditions, including fifth disease. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this virus, including information about how it is transmitted, the various conditions it can cause, and more.
  • Passion Flower
    Passion flower is a supplement that is often used for treating anxiety and sleeping problems. This eMedTV page further explains what passion flower is used for, lists possible side effects of the supplement, and explores its safety and effectiveness.
  • Pataday
    Pataday is a prescription eyedrop approved for treating itchy eyes due to eye allergies. This eMedTV Web page explains how this medication works, offers tips on how to use it, and lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of, and more.
  • Patanase
    Patanase is a prescription medicine approved for treating nasal symptoms caused by seasonal allergies. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of Patanase, explains how it works, and offers general dosing information for the drug.
  • Patanol
    Patanol is a prescription eyedrop used to prevent or relieve symptoms of eye allergies. This eMedTV Web segment explains how the medication works, offers general dosing guidelines, lists possible side effects that may occur, and more.
  • Paxil
    Paxil is often prescribed to treat depression, panic disorder, and several other conditions in the brain. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of this SSRI, including information on its uses, dosing, potential side effects, and more.
  • Paxil CR
    Paxil CR is a prescription drug used to treat depression, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder. This eMedTV page describes other uses of the drug, explains how it works, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment with Paxil CR.
  • Pazopanib
    Pazopanib is a medicine used to treat advanced kidney cancer and soft tissue carcinoma. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this drug, including clinical studies that were done on its effectiveness, dosing instructions, and more.
  • PCOS
    PCOS stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. As this eMedTV article explains, this condition can affect a woman's menstrual cycle, hormones, and even her fertility. This overview covers the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of PCOS.
  • PDD
    People with PDD tend to have delayed development with regard to socialization and communication skills. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, including the different types, symptoms, and techniques that can improve a person's outcome.
  • Pediarix
    Pediarix is a childhood vaccine used to prevent tetanus, hepatitis B, polio, and other diseases. This eMedTV article further explores the benefits of the product, explains when you should get vaccinated, and lists some of the possible side effects.
  • Pediatric Urinary Tract Infection
    Each year, about 3 percent of children in the United States have a urinary tract infection. In children, as this eMedTV page explains, symptoms may include unexplained fever, incontinence, and irritability. Treatment is essential to prevent damage.
  • PedvaxHIB
    PedvaxHIB is a vaccination given to children that provides protection against several bacterial infections. This eMedTV article explains the age group the vaccine is approved for, how it works, safety concerns to be aware of, and possible side effects.
  • Peganone
    Peganone is licensed to treat complex partial seizures and tonic-clonic seizures. This part of the eMedTV Web site contains an overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Pegaptanib
    Pegaptanib is a drug that is used for treating an eye condition called age-related wet macular degeneration. This eMedTV resource discusses the effects of the medicine, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before using it.
  • Pegasys
    Pegasys is a medicine prescribed to treat hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, with detailed information on how the drug is given, possible side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Pegfilgrastim
    Pegfilgrastim is a medication that is prescribed to prevent infections in people undergoing chemotherapy. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at pegfilgrastim and its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Peginesatide
    Peginesatide is a drug prescribed for the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease. This eMedTV page offers a closer look at this medication, including how it works, side effects, and more. Links to more detailed information are also included.
  • Peginterferon Alfa-2a
    Available by prescription only, peginterferon alfa-2a is used to treat chronic hepatitis B and C infections. This eMedTV page describes how this drug works, offers general dosing instructions on how to use the injections, and lists potential side effects.
  • Peginterferon Alfa-2b
    Peginterferon alfa-2b is a medicine prescribed to treat malignant skin cancer or hepatitis C. This eMedTV resource presents an in-depth look at this drug, with details on how it works, how it is given, and what you need to know before starting treatment.
  • PegIntron
    Available by prescription, PegIntron is a drug used to treat hepatitis C. This selection from the eMedTV Web library features a detailed overview of this medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, and possible side effects.
  • Pegloticase
    Pegloticase is a medicine prescribed to prevent gout attacks. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this gout medication, including details on dosing guidelines, potential side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Pemetrexed
    A chemotherapy drug, pemetrexed is used to treat mesothelioma and non-squamous, non-small-cell lung cancer. This eMedTV selection offers a detailed overview of this medicine, including how it works, how it is given, potential side effects, and more.
  • Penbutolol
    Penbutolol is a prescription beta blocker medication often used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes how this drug works, offers general dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Pennsaid
    Pennsaid is a type of NSAID that is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers a comprehensive overview of this medication, including information on how it works, possible side effects, drug warnings, and more.
  • Pentacel
    Pentacel is a vaccine that provides protection against whooping cough, tetanus, and various other diseases. This eMedTV article further explores the benefits of the vaccine, describes how it works, and explains when you should get vaccinated.
  • Pentasa
    Pentasa is a medication that can be prescribed to treat ulcerative colitis in adults. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to improve symptoms of the condition, lists possible side effects, and offers dosing information.
  • Pentazocine
    Pentazocine is a drug licensed to relieve pain. Other possible uses are described in this eMedTV page, along with topics like how the drug works, dosing tips, side effects, and more. It also explains why this may not be the best medicine for some people.
  • Pentazocine/Naloxone
    Pentazocine/naloxone is a prescription drug used to relieve pain. A number of topics are discussed in this eMedTV resource, including the type of pain this product can treat, how it works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Pentosan
    Pentosan is an oral medicine approved to relieve bladder pain associated with interstitial cystitis. This eMedTV segment takes a look at this drug and its uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Pentostatin
    Pentostatin is used to help slow down the progression of a rare type of cancer known as hairy cell leukemia. This eMedTV article contains a comprehensive overview of this chemotherapy drug, including how it works, safety concerns, and dosing tips.
  • Pentoxifylline
    Pentoxifylline is a drug that improves circulation in those with arterial peripheral disease. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this medication, including information on possible side effects, how it works, and how it should be taken.
  • Pepcid
    Pepcid is a histamine blocker used to treat heartburn, GERD, ulcers, and other digestive conditions. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the medication, including its effects, dosing information, and available strengths and forms.
  • Pepcid AC
    Heartburn, sour stomach, and acid indigestion are some of the conditions that can be treated with Pepcid AC. This eMedTV Web page provides an in-depth overview of the drug, including how it works, dosing information, potential side effects, and more.
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