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Post-Polio Syndrome - Prednicarbate

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Post-Polio Syndrome to Prednicarbate. 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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  • Post-Polio Syndrome
    As this eMedTV article explains, post-polio syndrome is a condition that can affect polio survivors many years after recovery from an initial acute attack of the poliovirus. This resource takes an in-depth look at this topic.
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    Post-traumatic stress disorder causes persistent, frightening memories of a terrifying, life-changing event. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at the condition, with information on symptoms, treatment options, and how it is diagnosed.
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    Postherpetic neuralgia, a problem seen with shingles, causes pain that lasts long after the rash has healed. This eMedTV segment describes this complication in detail, with information on the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Postpartum Bleeding
    Some postpartum bleeding is normal, and most of it occurs right after birth. This eMedTV resource talks about normal bleeding and postpartum hemorrhage (which can occur when the uterus fails to contract during and after delivery of the placenta).
  • Postpartum Depression
    Many women will experience what is known as the "baby blues," but some will develop postpartum depression. This eMedTV segment deals with this more serious condition, including information on symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Postpartum Tubal Ligation
    Postpartum tubal ligation is a surgical procedure used to prevent pregnancy. As this eMedTV page explains, it is performed shortly after a woman gives birth. This page covers postpartum tubal ligation, including its risks, benefits, and alternatives.
  • Potassium Iodide
    In a radiation emergency, who should take potassium iodide, and how much should be taken? This eMedTV article explains how to reduce your risk of thyroid problems, with details on how this form of iodine works. This page also describes what it cannot do.
  • Potiga
    Potiga is a drug licensed to treat partial-onset seizures in adults. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with detailed information on dosing, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Pradaxa
    Pradaxa is prescribed to help reduce various kinds of blood clots and strokes in people with a-fib. This eMedTV page further explores this drug, with details on how it works as a "blood thinner," potential side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Pralatrexate
    You may receive pralatrexate if peripheral T-cell lymphoma has come back or failed other treatment. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of this prescription chemotherapy drug, including how it works, safety precautions, and links to more details.
  • Pramipexole
    Pramipexole is a dopamine agonist prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and RLS. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this medication, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, and possible side effects.
  • Pramipexole ER
    Available by prescription, pramipexole ER is a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, including information on how it works, tips for when and how to take it, and potential side effects.
  • Pramlintide
    Pramlintide is a prescription drug that can lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medication, including information about how it works, side effects of the drug, how to take it, and more.
  • PrandiMet
    PrandiMet is a prescription medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. This selection from the eMedTV Web library features an overview of PrandiMet, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Prandin
    Prandin is a prescription drug that is used to improve insulin production in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works to control blood sugar and outlines some potential side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Prasugrel
    A prescription drug, prasugrel helps prevent blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks after an angioplasty. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Pravachol
    Pravachol is a drug used to treat conditions such as high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this prescription statin drug, including its effects, dosages, potential side effects, and more.
  • Pravastatin
    Pravastatin is a drug used to treat high cholesterol and other conditions related to heart disease. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at this drug, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Pre-Diabetes
    Pre-diabetes is diagnosed when blood glucose is higher than normal but not high enough to be diabetes. As this eMedTV resource explains, both forms of this condition can lead to an increased risk for heart attacks and strokes, among other conditions.
  • PreCare
    PreCare Premium and PreCare Chewables are prenatal vitamins that are available by prescription only. This eMedTV page offers an overview of these products, including information on the benefits of taking prenatal vitamins and general dosing tips.
  • Preconception
    Preconception, the time during which you plan for pregnancy, involves making changes to diet and lifestyle. This eMedTV article discusses several measures you can take, such as taking folic acid and getting enough sleep.
  • Precose
    Precose is a prescription medicine that is approved to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, outlines some potential side effects, and lists some tips on taking the medication.
  • Prednicarbate
    The FDA has approved prednicarbate to treat various skin conditions characterized by inflammation. This eMedTV article discusses the uses for this drug in detail, as well as side effects, dosing guidelines, and important safety precautions.
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