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STD - Sulfatrim

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from STD to Sulfatrim. 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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  • Stelara
    If you have plaque psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, your doctor may recommend the injectable drug Stelara. This eMedTV selection offers a detailed description of this "biologic" medicine, including details on dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Stelazine
    Stelazine is commonly prescribed to relieve symptoms of schizophrenia or anxiety. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how the prescription drug works and discusses its effects, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Stendra
    Available by prescription only, Stendra is a medicine licensed to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This eMedTV Web page contains an overview of this drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Stent
    When people think of blocked arteries, they may automatically think surgery. However, as this eMedTV article explains, non-surgical treatment procedures are available. This segment takes a look at the five most popular ones, including possible risks.
  • Steroid Rosacea
    Steroid rosacea can result when corticosteroid ointments are used for eczema and other rashes. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, with information on symptoms, treatment options, and whether it can come back.
  • Stinging Nettle
    Stinging nettle is a plant often used medicinally for the treatment of allergies and other conditions. This eMedTV segment explores other possible benefits of the supplement, explains how it works, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Stivarga
    Stivarga is taken once a day to treat cancer of the colon and rectum that has spread to other areas. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this chemotherapy drug, covering various topics such as how it works, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Stomach Cancer
    Stomach cancer is a serious disease in which cancer cells first develop in the stomach. This eMedTV article presents an overview of this type of cancer, including information about its symptoms and how the disease is diagnosed and treated.
  • Stomach Flu
    The stomach flu is not really a flu at all (we'll explain). This eMedTV article talks more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this "flu," and also provides information on how long a person stays contagious.
  • Stomach Virus
    A "stomach virus" does not affect the stomach -- it affects the small intestine. This eMedTV article identifies the four types of viruses that may cause the "stomach flu," describes the symptoms they cause, and explains how they are treated.
  • Strattera
    Strattera is a nonstimulant medication that is licensed to treat ADHD in children, teenagers, and adults. This eMedTV page explains in more detail how Strattera works and offers information on its effects, potential side effects, and strengths.
  • Strep Throat
    Strep throat is a type of bacterial infection that most often affects children between the ages of 5 and 15. This eMedTV Web article further explores this throat infection, including causes, possible symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Streptococcal Pharyngitis
    Also known as strep throat, streptococcal pharyngitis is a type of bacterial throat infection. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains what causes this infection, lists possible symptoms, and discusses treatment options that are available.
  • Streptozocin
    Streptozocin is approved to treat pancreatic islet cell cancer. More detailed information is covered in this eMedTV page, including discussions on how this chemotherapy drug works, when and how it is given, why it is not safe for some people, and more.
  • Striant
    Available by prescription only, Striant is a drug used for the treatment of low testosterone. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this anabolic steroid, including how it works, when to use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Stroke (Health Channel Home)
    A stroke is a sudden episode that may affect consciousness, sensation, and movement. This eMedTV segment describes the types of articles contained in this eMedTV channel, including topics ranging from early symptoms to stroke recovery.
  • Stroke (Overview Article)
    A stroke is a sudden episode in which a blood vessel in the brain gets blocked or ruptures. This eMedTV article explains how a stroke may occur and provides an overview of the topic, including information about symptoms and treatment options.
  • Stuart Prenatal
    Stuart Prenatal is a prenatal vitamin that is available without a prescription. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this product, including information on the benefits of the prenatal vitamin, possible side effects, and tips for taking it.
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome
    As this eMedTV article explains, Sturge-Weber syndrome is a condition that may be diagnosed when an infant has seizures and a port-wine stain birthmark on the face. This resource provides a detailed description of this condition.
  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
    Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis is a serious infection caused by an altered form of the measles virus. This eMedTV article presents a detailed overview of this condition, with information on its symptoms, stages, treatment, and more.
  • Sublingual Buprenorphine
    Sublingual buprenorphine is a prescription narcotic medication approved for treating opioid dependence. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of this opioid drug, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Suboxone
    Suboxone is a prescription medicine dissolved under the tongue once daily to treat opioid dependence. This eMedTV Web article provides an in-depth look at this narcotic medication, including how it works, when to use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Subsys
    Subsys is a narcotic drug licensed for treating breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV Web selection contains an explanation of the effects of this painkiller, covers dosing information, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Subutex
    Subutex is a prescription narcotic medication approved for treating opioid dependence. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of this opioid drug, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Sucralfate
    Available by prescription, sucralfate is a medication used to treat duodenal ulcers. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, tips for when and how to use it, and potential side effects.
  • Sudafed
    Sudafed is an over-the-counter decongestant used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes how the medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Sudafed PE
    Sudafed PE is an over-the-counter drug approved to treat nasal and sinus congestion. This article from the eMedTV Web site provides a more in-depth look at this drug, including information on its uses, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Sudden Unexplained Death Syndrome
    People with epilepsy have an increased risk of dying from sudden unexplained death syndrome. This eMedTV resource explains how research suggests that the use of multiple anticonvulsants may be a factor in causing this condition.
  • Sular
    Sular is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV site offers dosing information on Sular, describes the effects of the medication, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
    Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim is an antibiotic used to treat various infections, including ear infections. This eMedTV page explains how sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim works, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists its potential side effects.
  • Sulfasalazine
    Sulfasalazine is a prescription medication that can be used to treat ulcerative colitis. This part of the eMedTV archives offers a more in-depth look at sulfasalazine, including an explanation of how the drug works and general dosing information.
  • Sulfasalazine Delayed Release
    Sulfasalazine delayed-release is prescribed for treating ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, including an explanation of how it works, potential side effects, and tips for those taking it.
  • Sulfatrim Review
    Sulfatrim is a prescription antibiotic licensed to treat various types of infections. This eMedTV Web article discusses Sulfatrim uses in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains what you should know before taking the antibiotic.
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