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Pepcid Complete - Phendimetrazine
This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Pepcid Complete to Phendimetrazine. 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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- Pepcid Complete
Pepcid Complete is a chewable medication used to treat common conditions affecting the digestive tract. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
Percocet is a Schedule II narcotic that is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its potential for abuse, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Perforomist is a prescription drug that can treat COPD by opening up the airways to the lungs. This eMedTV page provides an overview of the medication, including information on how it works, how to use the nebulizer solution, and possible side effects.
- Perianal Cellulitis
Perianal cellulitis is a bacterial infection that occurs around the anal orifice. This eMedTV Web page discusses the causes and symptoms of this condition, and provides information about diagnosing and treating the infection.
Perindopril is a medication that is licensed for treating high blood pressure. This section of the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works and its available strengths. Information on how the drug should be taken and side effects is also included.
- Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
People with periodic limb movement disorder experience involuntary leg twitching or jerking during sleep. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, with information on causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
- Periorbital Cellulitis
Periorbital cellulitis is a bacterial infection that occurs around the eyelid. This section of the eMedTV library provides information about possible symptoms of this condition and discusses how it is diagnosed, treatment options, and more.
Perjeta is a monoclonal antibody prescribed to treat certain types of breast cancer. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of this medication, with details on how it is given, clinical effectiveness, potential side effects, and more.
Perphenazine is approved to treat schizophrenia as well as severe nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
How does pertussis get into the body? As this eMedTV resource explains, pertussis is transmitted through contact with an infected person's respiratory secretions, which are most often transmitted when the infected person sneezes or coughs.
- Pertussis Vaccine
The pertussis vaccine is the best method of preventing the illness also known as whooping cough. As this eMedTV segment explains, versions of this vaccine exist for children up to age 7 and for adolescents ages 10 to 18.
Pertuzumab is a medicine used in the treatment of certain types of breast cancer. This page of the eMedTV Web site examines various aspects of this medication, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and links to more details.
- Pervasive Developmental Disorder
Pervasive developmental disorder involves delays in the development of social and communication skills. This eMedTV article discusses the various types of PDD and treatment options, and explains the importance of early intervention.
- Pet Allergy
Many people believe pet allergies are triggered by the fur of cats and dogs. However, as this eMedTV article explains, the major pet allergens are actually proteins in the saliva of animals. This resource talks about this type of allergy in detail.
Pexeva is a medication licensed to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other conditions. This eMedTV resource gives an overview of this drug, including information about how it works, how to take it, and possible side effects.
- Peyronie's Disease
Peyronie's disease involves a plaque that develops on the penis in the layers containing erectile tissue. This eMedTV resource explains how pain and lack of flexibility associated with the disease can affect sexual intercourse and treatment options.
Pharyngitis, or a sore throat, is one of the most common reasons people seek medical attention. This eMedTV Web article provides a complete overview of what causes this condition, how to diagnose it, and possible treatment options that are available.
Phendimetrazine is a prescription medicine licensed to help people lose weight. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at this medication, including information about how it works, its side effects, and guidelines for taking it.