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Primary Lateral Sclerosis - Proscar

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Primary Lateral Sclerosis to Proscar. 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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  • Primidone
    Primidone is a prescribed medicine approved for treating grand mal and partial seizures. This eMedTV article explains how primidone works to treat these types of epileptic seizures and also provides information on side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Prinivil
    Prinivil is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This eMedTV page discusses others uses for the drug, explains how it works, and also includes a list of potential side effects and dosing information.
  • Prinzide
    Prinzide is a prescription drug used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This section of the eMedTV library takes a detailed look at how the medicine works, along with information about its possible side effects and tips on how to take it.
  • Prinzmetal's Angina
    Prinzmetal is a rare form of angina -- a heart condition that is commonly characterized by chest pain. This eMedTV article looks at the causes and symptoms of this condition (also called variant angina), as well as treatment options.
  • Pristiq
    Pristiq is a prescription medicine used for treating depression. This article on the eMedTV site explains how Pristiq works, describes its effects, lists possible side effects that may occur, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Proair HFA
    Proair HFA is a drug used to treat and prevent airway spasms. This eMedTV article discusses other uses of the prescription inhaler (like preventing exercise-induced asthma attacks), as well as its possible side effects and general dosing guidelines.
  • Procardia
    Procardia is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat certain types of angina. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at Procardia, providing information on how it works, its potential side effects, and tips on taking the medicine.
  • Procardia XL
    Procardia XL is a prescription drug that is used to treat chest pain (angina) and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at Procardia XL, providing information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
  • Prochlorperazine
    Prochlorperazine is a medication used to treat severe nausea or vomiting, schizophrenia, and anxiety. This eMedTV article further discusses prochlorperazine uses, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Procrit
    Procrit is a prescription drug used to treat anemia due to chemotherapy, renal failure, or zidovudine. This eMedTV article further explains what Procrit is used for, describes the effects of the medicine, and offers general dosing information.
  • Procyclidine
    Procyclidine is a prescription drug that can treat Parkinson's disease and certain movement disorders. This eMedTV article describes the medication in more detail, with information on how it works, potential side effects, and general precautions.
  • Progesterone Capsules
    Progesterone capsules can be used to cause a period in women who have not reached menopause. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at this medication, including information on other uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Prograf
    Prograf is prescribed for the prevention of organ rejection after a heart, kidney, or liver transplant. This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed overview of this immunosuppressant medicine, including how it works, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Prolactinoma
    A prolactinoma is a common noncancerous tumor affecting the pituitary gland. This eMedTV article discusses this medical condition in detail, including information about symptoms they may cause and treatment options for the tumors.
  • Prolensa
    Prolensa is a medicine prescribed for use before cataract surgery to reduce pain and inflammation. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this eye medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing instructions.
  • Proleukin
    Proleukin is a drug approved for the treatment of certain cancers that affect the skin or kidneys. This eMedTV article features an overview of this chemotherapy medicine, with details on how it is given, its effectiveness, side effects, and more.
  • Prolia
    Prolia is a prescription drug licensed to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This selection from the eMedTV Web site describes other uses of Prolia, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Prolixin
    Prolixin is a prescribed medication approved for treating psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works by affecting a certain brain chemical and discusses dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • Promethazine
    Promethazine is a prescription drug approved for various uses, including the treatment of nausea. This eMedTV segment covers these uses in more detail, describes how the medication works, explains when and how to use it, and more.
  • Prometrium
    Prometrium is a hormone medication that can cause a period in women who have not reached menopause. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its other uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Propafenone
    Propafenone is prescribed to treat certain types of irregular heart rates by stabilizing the heart rhythm. This eMedTV selection presents more details on this antiarrhythmia medicine, including specific uses, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Propafenone SR
    Propafenone SR capsules are taken twice daily to treat certain irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this prescription drug, including how it works, side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Propecia
    Propecia is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat male pattern baldness. This page on the eMedTV site further describes Propecia and its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects to look out for.
  • Propoxyphene
    If you have mild to moderate pain, your doctor may prescribe propoxyphene. This eMedTV segment provides a complete overview of this pain reliever, including its various forms and strengths, how it works, abuse potential, and possible side effects.
  • Propoxyphene Hydrochloride
    Propoxyphene hydrochloride is approved for the treatment of pain. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of this narcotic medication, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, abuse potential, and possible side effects.
  • Propoxyphene Napsylate
    A prescription drug, propoxyphene napsylate is used to treat mild-to-moderate pain. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this pain reliever, with information on possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, abuse potential, and safety warnings.
  • Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen
    Propoxyphene/acetaminophen is a prescription drug used for relieving mild to moderate pain. This eMedTV segment explains how the medication works, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Propranolol
    Propranolol is a prescription drug that treats several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV resource describes the conditions it can treat, possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and how the drug works.
  • Propranolol Sustained Release
    Propranolol sustained-release is a prescription drug approved to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels (like angina). This page explains in detail how the drug works, how and when to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Propranolol XL
    Propranolol XL is a beta blocker medication often prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page describes how the medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Propranolol/HCTZ
    Propranolol/HCTZ is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). This page from the eMedTV Web library provides a detailed look at this combination medication, including how it works, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Propylthiouracil
    Doctors may recommend propylthiouracil to treat hyperthyroidism when another drug isn't working. This eMedTV page discusses this prescription medication in detail, with information on who it is used for, when and how to take it, side effects, and more.
  • ProQuad
    As a type of vaccination, ProQuad protects against measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this vaccine, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and general safety concerns.
  • Proquin XR
    The antibiotic Proquin XR is used to treat cystitis (commonly called a bladder infection). This page from the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at this medication, explaining how it works, what to expect during treatment, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Proscar
    Proscar is a medication that is commonly prescribed to treat an enlarged prostate. This page on the eMedTV site explains how Proscar works and offers more details on its effects, potential side effects, and dosing tips and precautions.
  • ProSom
    A healthcare provider may prescribe ProSom for the short-term treatment of insomnia. This segment of the eMedTV archives further discusses the effects of the drug, lists precautions and warnings, and offers general dosing information.
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