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Prednisone - Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Prednisone to Primary Biliary Cirrhosis. 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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  • Prednisone
    A doctor may prescribe prednisone for reducing inflammation or suppressing an overactive immune system. This eMedTV page discusses specific conditions that this drug is used to treat, and also lists some of its possible side effects and dosing tips.
  • Preeclampsia
    Pregnant women with preeclampsia can experience decreased blood flow to vital organs. This page of the eMedTV Web site examines this dangerous condition in detail, and describes possible causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • PreferaOB
    PreferaOB is prescribed to supplement nutrients in women who are pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive. This eMedTV Web page addresses important aspects of this vitamin, including the various products available, how to take it, side effects, and more.
  • Pregabalin
    Pregabalin is a drug that is licensed to treat epilepsy, nerve pain, and fibromyalgia. This page on the eMedTV site offers an overview of this drug, including in-depth information on its effects, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Pregnancy (Health Channel Home)
    Pregnancy can be an exciting time in a woman's life as the baby develops and her body changes in response. This eMedTV health channel contains the information you need throughout your pregnancy, from what happens week by week to signs of labor.
  • Pregnancy (Overview Article)
    Pregnancy symptoms can vary from woman to woman, but some are more common. This eMedTV Web page describes typical symptoms of pregnancy experienced during each trimester, such as swollen breasts, nausea, fatigue, constipation, and leg cramps.
  • Pregnancy and Sex
    Many couples want to know if it's safe to have sex during pregnancy. This page from the eMedTV archives discusses the safety of pregnant sex, issues that may affect your changing sex life, positions to consider, and more.
  • Pregnancy Week by Week
    As this eMedTV article explains, knowing what to expect in your pregnancy week by week can help you take the necessary steps to ensure your health and your baby's. This page offers detailed information on what happens during each week of pregnancy.
  • Pregnenolone
    Pregnenolone is a hormone that supposedly helps with several conditions, such as depression and menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of pregnenolone, including information on its uses, safety, effectiveness, and possible side effects.
  • Prehypertension
    Prehypertension is not the same as hypertension. As this eMedTV article explains, it is when your blood pressure readings are higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered high blood pressure. This article gives an overview of the condition.
  • Premarin
    Premarin may be used for several purposes, such as treating menopause symptoms and preventing osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of Premarin, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Premarin Vaginal Cream
    Premarin Vaginal Cream is a prescription medication that helps relieve vaginal dryness due to menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this product, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Premature Menopause
    Premature menopause is defined as menopause that occurs before age 40. This section of the eMedTV Web site discusses what can cause this, possible symptoms, and describes blood tests that may be used when making a diagnosis.
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
    Premature ovarian failure refers to a cessation in the normal function of the ovaries of a woman under 40. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, explaining how it affects pregnancy and how it relates to premature menopause.
  • PremesisRx
    PremesisRx is a prescription prenatal vitamin that is designed to help relieve morning sickness. This eMedTV article describes PremesisRx in more detail, including the benefits of taking the vitamins, potential side effects, and general dosing tips.
  • Premphase
    Premphase is licensed for several uses, such as treating menopause symptoms and preventing osteoporosis. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medication, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and general precautions.
  • Prempro
    Prempro is a prescribed drug that may alleviate certain symptoms and conditions associated with menopause. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Prempro, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Prenatal Care
    Prenatal care helps ensure the health of the baby and the mother during pregnancy. This eMedTV article provides a variety of tips for a healthy pregnancy and includes links to specific issues during each stage of pregnancy.
  • Prenatal Vitamins
    Prenatal vitamins are helpful for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of prenatal vitamins, including information on their benefits, possible side effects, and tips for taking them.
  • Prenate DHA
    Prenate DHA, a prescription vitamin, provides important nutrients for a pregnant woman and her baby. This eMedTV page provides an overview of this product, including information on its benefits, potential side effects, and dosage information.
  • Prenate Elite
    Prenate Elite is a prescription prenatal vitamin that contains folic acid, which can prevent birth defects. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this product, including information on the benefits of the vitamins, side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Prenate Essential
    Prenate Essential is a type of prenatal vitamin prescribed to provide important nutrients during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page examines the benefits of this vitamin, explains how it works, and lists potential side effects. It also links to more details.
  • Prenate Mini
    Prenate Mini is a prenatal vitamin taken by women to help support a healthy pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains information on how these vitamins provide important nutrients. It also covers dosing, side effects, and various other topics.
  • PreNexa
    PreNexa is a vitamin commonly prescribed to pregnant or breastfeeding women. This article from the eMedTV site explores the benefits of this prenatal vitamin, explains how it works, and lists some of the potential side effects of this supplement.
  • Prepidil
    Available by prescription only, Prepidil is approved to help ripen the cervix at the time of delivery. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this medicine, with details on how it works, how it is administered, safety precautions, and more.
  • Prepopik
    Prepopik is a prescription drug used to clean out the bowels before a colonoscopy procedure is performed. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, how to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • PreserVision
    PreserVision is an over-the-counter medication used for slowing the progression of macular degeneration. This eMedTV segment offers more details on PreserVision, including information on how it works, its effects, and possible side effects.
  • Prevacid
    Prevacid is a medication used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works to reduce acid in the stomach and provides information about its uses, forms, and side effects.
  • Prevacid 24HR
    Available over-the-counter (OTC), Prevacid 24HR is used for the short-term treatment of frequent heartburn. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this proton pump inhibitor, including information on side effects, how and when to take it, and more.
  • Prevalite
    Prevalite is a medicine used to treat high cholesterol and itching caused by partial biliary obstruction. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works and offers information on its uses, effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Previfem
    Previfem birth control pills are a common form of contraception. This eMedTV page describes Previfem in more detail, explains how it works, offers dosing precautions and tips, and explains what you should know before using this form of birth control.
  • Prevnar
    Prevnar is a routine childhood vaccine used to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease and ear infections. This eMedTV resource explains what the ideal age is for getting this vaccine, describes how it works, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Prevnar 13
    Prevnar 13 is a routine childhood vaccine that helps prevent pneumococcal disease. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at how the vaccine works and tells you what you need to know about side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Prezista
    Prezista is a medicine commonly used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV segment explains what you should know before taking this medication, offers dosing information, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Prilosec
    Prilosec is approved in the treatment of conditions affecting the stomach, esophagus, and intestines. This eMedTV article discusses the various types of conditions the medication is used to treat, explains how it works, lists side effects, and more.
  • Prilosec OTC
    Prilosec OTC is non-prescription medication used to treat frequent heartburn in adults. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works to reduce acid in the stomach and provides information on when and how to take it, side effects, and more.
  • PrimaCare
    PrimaCare and PrimaCare One are prenatal vitamins that are available by prescription. This eMedTV Web page describes these products in more detail, explains the benefits of taking prenatal vitamins, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Primaquine
    Primaquine is a prescription medicine used to prevent malaria relapses. This page of the eMedTV Web library provides a complete overview of this antimalarial medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    A liver disease that destroys bile ducts, primary biliary cirrhosis affects women more often than men. This eMedTV Web page provides a general overview of primary biliary cirrhosis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
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