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Braxton Hicks Contractions - Bumetanide

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Braxton Hicks Contractions to Bumetanide. 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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  • Braxton Hicks Contractions
    Braxton Hicks are a sign that your body is preparing for childbirth, not a sign of actual labor. This eMedTV article explains Braxton Hicks contractions and offers suggestions for alleviating them.
  • Breast Cancer (Health Channel Home)
    Breast cancer occurs when there is abnormal cell growth in the breast. This eMedTV Web page looks at causes and types of the disease and provides information about screening and treatment options.
  • Breast Cancer (Overview Article)
    When abnormal cell growth occurs in the breast, this results in breast cancer. This eMedTV article discusses breast cancer in detail and provides information about risk factors, staging, treatment options, and the possibility of recurrence.
  • Breast Cellulitis
    Breast cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection that occurs on the breast. As this eMedTV article explains, skin affected by cellulitis will commonly be red, swollen, and warm and painful to the touch. Breast cellulitis is treated with antibiotics.
  • Breast Engorgement
    Many women may experience breast engorgement (extreme filling and swelling of breasts) after giving birth. This eMedTV segment explains what causes this condition, lists possible symptoms, and offers tips on treatment and prevention.
  • Breast Milk
    Breast milk has three distinct stages: colostrum, transitional milk, and mature milk. This page from the eMedTV library describes the composition of breast milk in more detail and explains how mature milk is further broken down into two types.
  • Breastfeeding
    Before you decide to stop breastfeeding in order to take medications, take a look at this eMedTV article to help you determine whether certain medications are safe to use while you are nursing. It also offers resources that can help in your decision.
  • Breasts
    Aspects of breast anatomy include the fact that the breasts are made up of lobes and ducts. This eMedTV segment discusses the anatomy of this part of the body, including information about the lymphatic system and its role within the body.
  • Brentuximab Vedotin
    Brentuximab vedotin is a drug prescribed to treat certain types of lymphoma. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this medication, with details on how it is administered, who it is approved for, side effects, and more.
  • Brethine
    Brethine is a prescription medicine that is used for treating asthma and emphysema. This eMedTV article explains how Brethine works to improve symptoms, describes the effects of the medication, and offers general warnings and precautions for the drug.
  • Brevibloc
    Brevibloc is an IV medicine used to control arrhythmias, high blood pressure, and a rapid heart rate. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this drug, including how it's used, what side effects may occur, who manufactures it, and more.
  • Brevicon
    Brevicon is a prescription medication that is used by women to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of this oral contraceptive, including detailed information on how it works, dosing tips, possible side effects, and more.
  • Briellyn
    Women seeking an oral contraceptive (birth control pill) may benefit from Briellyn. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of this generic product, with details on side effects, how to take it, drug warnings, and more.
  • Brilinta
    As an antiplatelet medication, Brilinta is used to help prevent harmful blood clots from forming. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, including how it works, possible side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • Brimonidine
    Brimonidine is a prescribed eye drop licensed to treat ocular hypertension and glaucoma. This eMedTV Web selection offers a complete overview of this medication, including how this drug works, safety concerns, potential side effects, and more.
  • Brimonidine Gel
    Brimonidine gel is prescribed to help treat rosacea. This eMedTV Web selection offers a comprehensive look at this prescription medicine, including how to apply it, possible side effects, and more. It also provides links to specific topics.
  • Brimonidine/Timolol
    Brimonidine/timolol is an eye drop used to lower pressure in the eye. This selection from the eMedTV archives provides an overview of this product, with information on possible side effects, when and how to take your dosage, and more.
  • Brinzolamide
    Brinzolamide is a prescription drug approved to treat certain eye conditions, such as open-angle glaucoma. This eMedTV page explains how the eye drop works, describes possible side effects, and lists several safety precautions to be aware of.
  • Brisdelle
    Brisdelle is a drug prescribed for the treatment of hot flashes caused by menopause. This eMedTV Web page describes this non-hormonal medication in more detail, including how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Bromday
    Bromday is a medicine prescribed to minimize eye pain and inflammation caused by cataract surgery. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Bromelain
    Bromelain is a type of pineapple enzyme that may have several medicinal benefits. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this substance, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Bromfenac
    People who have cataract surgery may use bromfenac to help reduce eye pain and swelling. This eMedTV article explores this eye drop in detail, including how it works, when it is prescribed, and possible side effects.
  • Bromocriptine
    Bromocriptine is a prescription drug used for treating type 2 diabetes, acromegaly, and other conditions. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works for these conditions, lists possible side effects, and offers dosing guidelines.
  • Brovana
    Brovana is a medicine approved for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV resource explains how Brovana works, describes the effects of the drug, and offers information on when and how to take the medication.
  • Bubonic Plague
    If left untreated, bubonic plague has a mortality rate of 50 to 90 percent. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses the causes, transmission, symptoms, and treatment of this disease and offers statistics on its prevalence throughout history.
  • Budeprion SR
    Budeprion SR is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of depression. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how Budeprion SR works, describes some of its potential side effects, and offers some information on taking the medicine.
  • Budeprion XL
    Budeprion XL is a prescribed medicine used to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works by affecting certain chemicals in the brain, lists potential side effects, and covers dosing guidelines.
  • Budesonide
    Budesonide is licensed for the treatment of asthma, allergies, and other conditions. This eMedTV page describes how budesonide helps reduce inflammation, lists some of the available products, and explains the factors that will determine your dosage.
  • Budesonide and Formoterol
    Budesonide and formoterol is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat asthma and COPD. This eMedTV article describes the effects of budesonide and formoterol, explains how and when to use the inhaler, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Budesonide EC
    People who have Crohn's disease may benefit from budesonide EC, a prescription steroid. This segment of the eMedTV archives further describes the uses and effects of the medication and provides links to more detailed information on budesonide EC.
  • Budesonide ER
    Budesonide ER is used as a treatment for ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV article presents a comprehensive overview of this prescription medication, including when and how to take it, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Budesonide Inhalation
    Budesonide inhalation is a prescription medicine that is used to prevent asthma attacks before they start. This eMedTV page discusses how budesonide inhalation works, outlines some potential side effects, and offers information on taking the drug.
  • Budesonide Nasal Spray
    Budesonide nasal spray can be prescribed to treat common nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of the drug, explains how and when to use it, and lists possible side effects of budesonide nasal spray.
  • Bulimia (Health Channel Home)
    A person with bulimia eats a lot of food in a short amount of time and then purges the food from the body. This eMedTV Bulimia Health Channel includes in-depth articles on topics like bulimia symptoms, treatment, and research.
  • Bulimia (Overview Article)
    Bulimia is an eating disorder that involves bingeing on food and then purging to avoid weight gain. This eMedTV selection talks about this eating disorder in more detail, including why it occurs, who is affected by it, how it is treated, and more.
  • Bumetanide
    Bumetanide is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat fluid retention. This portion of the eMedTV library offers a more in-depth look at bumetanide and its effects, potential side effects, and information on when and how to take the diuretic.
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