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RSV Virus - Saxagliptin/Metformin ER

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from RSV Virus to Saxagliptin/Metformin ER. 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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  • RSV Virus
    The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause respiratory infections such as bronchiolitis and pneumonia. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this virus, including transmission methods and its season.
  • Rubella
    Rubella, also called German measles, is a mild viral illness that causes a rash and fever. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed description of the disease, including its causes, symptoms, transmission methods, and treatment options.
  • Rubella Vaccine
    The rubella vaccine has been available since 1969, and it is very successful at preventing rubella. This eMedTV article provides in-depth information on this vaccine, including who should get it and who should not.
  • Rubella Virus
    The rubella virus is the cause of rubella (also known as German measles or three-day measles). This page from the eMedTV library discusses this virus in detail, including its history, incubation period, and transmission methods.
  • Rufinamide
    A doctor may prescribe rufinamide to treat seizures caused by Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This page of the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Ruxolitinib
    Available by prescription only, ruxolitinib is a drug used for treating myelofibrosis. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to relieve symptoms and reduce an enlarged spleen. Details on dosing, side effects, and safety concerns are also included.
  • Rybix
    Rybix ODT is an oral medication used to treat moderate-to-moderately severe pain. This part of the eMedTV site offers detailed information on this prescription drug, describing how it works, potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Rythmol
    Rythmol tablets are taken three times a day to treat certain types of heart rhythm problems. This eMedTV Web page discusses this prescription drug in detail, with information on how it works, potential side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Rythmol SR
    Available by prescription only, Rythmol SR is a drug used to treat abnormal heart rhythms. This eMedTV Web selection features a comprehensive overview of this antiarrhythmia medication, including dosing instructions, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Ryzolt
    Ryzolt is a medication that may be prescribed to relieve moderate to moderately severe chronic pain. This eMedTV resource describes how this drug works, lists potential side effects that may occur, and explains what you should be aware of before using it.
  • Sabril
    Sabril is approved to treat complex partial seizures and infantile spasms. This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at various aspects of this medicine, including how it works, how often it is taken, possible side effects, and more.
  • Saffron
    Saffron is claimed to have several medicinal benefits, such as treating depression and high cholesterol. This eMedTV page offers an overview of saffron, including how it may treat several health conditions, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Safyral
    Safyral is a birth control pill that also provides folate. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works to prevent pregnancy. Side effects, dosing guidelines, and safety concerns are also discussed.
  • Salmeterol
    If you suffer from airway spasms due to asthma or COPD, your healthcare provider may prescribe salmeterol. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of the prescription drug, noting in particular its strengths, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Salmonella Typhi
    Salmonella typhi is the bacteria responsible for the life-threatening illness known as typhoid fever. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at typhoid fever bacteria, including transmission methods, symptoms, treatment, and prevalence.
  • SAM-e
    SAM-e is a dietary supplement often used for treating arthritis, depression, and intrahepatic cholestasis. This eMedTV resource explores the other benefits of SAM-e, explains how to take the supplement safely, and lists possible side effects.
  • Samsca
    Samsca tablets are taken once daily to increase blood sodium levels in people with certain medical problems. This eMedTV Web page focuses on a number of different topics, including details on how this drug works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Sanctura
    Sanctura is a prescription drug that is used to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV selection gives a complete overview on what the medication is used for, how it works, when and how it should be taken, and more.
  • Sanctura XR
    Sanctura XR is a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Sancuso
    Sancuso is a prescription medication used to prevent vomiting and nausea due to chemotherapy. This eMedTV article describes the drug in more detail, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to use it.
  • Sandhoff Disease
    Sandhoff disease, an incurable illness caused by a gene defect, damages cells in the brain and spinal cord. This eMedTV article offers a detailed explanation of the disease, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Sandimmune
    Sandimmune is an immunosuppressant designed to prevent chronic rejection after an organ transplant. This eMedTV segment presents a detailed look at this prescription medicine, with information on side effects, dosing, safety precautions, and more.
  • Saphris
    Conditions like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are often treated with the prescription drug Saphris. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed overview of this medication, with information on side effects, dosing, clinical effects, and more.
  • Saquinavir
    Saquinavir is a prescribed medication that is used along with ritonavir to treat HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV article explains how saquinavir works and describes general precautions, dosing information, potential side effects, and more.
  • Sarafem
    Sarafem is a prescription drug that is approved to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). This eMedTV article describes how Sarafem works, lists potential side effects, and offers some general dosing tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Sarcoidosis
    Sarcoidosis occurs when small clumps of cells are produced in various organs of the body. As this eMedTV page explains, it is not a form of cancer. This article takes an in-depth look at this condition and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
  • SARS
    SARS is a highly contagious (and sometimes deadly) viral disease that was discovered in 2002. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this illness, including information on its transmission, causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Savella
    Savella is commonly prescribed for the treatment of fibromyalgia. This page from the eMedTV archives describes the effects of the drug, explores how it works, offers general dosing information, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Saw Palmetto
    Often used for treating prostate problems, saw palmetto is a type of herbal supplement. This eMedTV page explains what else saw palmetto may be used for, discusses the effectiveness of the supplement, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Saxagliptin
    The prescription drug saxagliptin is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. This article from the eMedTV site explains how this oral diabetes medicine works, describes its benefits, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Saxagliptin/Metformin ER
    The FDA has approved saxagliptin/metformin ER for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at this relatively new medication, with information on how it works, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
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