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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - Covera-HS

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome to Covera-HS. 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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  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    A person with complex regional pain syndrome has chronic, intense pain. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this condition, including information on its causes, symptoms and treatment options.
  • Compulsive Eating Disorder
    As this eMedTV article explains, people with compulsive eating disorder (probably the most common eating disorder) will eat large amounts of food even if they are already full or not hungry. This article offers an in-depth look at this eating disorder.
  • Comtan
    Comtan is a prescription drug that is approved for treating Parkinson's disease. This article from the eMedTV site describes how Comtan works, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists potential side effects to look out for during treatment.
  • Comvax
    Comvax is a combination vaccine used to prevent Hib and hepatitis B. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an overview of this product, including information on why it is currently unavailable, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Conception
    Women who are having difficulty conceiving may need to know more about their options and tips. This eMedTV article explains how to get pregnant based on when a woman ovulates and discusses other available options, such as fertility testing.
  • Concerta
    Concerta is a prescription medication that is designed to have a calming effect in people with ADHD. This eMedTV article explains how Concerta works, outlines some potential side effects, and offers tips for when and how to take the medicine.
  • Congenital Rubella Syndrome
    Congenital rubella syndrome occurs in some babies after being exposed to the rubella virus in the womb. This eMedTV article offers more information on this condition, including the problems it can cause, statistics on how often it occurs, and more.
  • Congestive Heart Failure (Health Channel Home)
    Congestive heart failure (when the heart can't pump enough blood through the body) can lead to symptoms like shortness of breath. This eMedTV page covers the risk factors for congestive heart failure and its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Congestive Heart Failure (Overview Article)
    Congestive heart failure is a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood through the body. As this eMedTV page explains, it causes fluid to back up into the lungs. This page also offers statistics and key facts on the condition.
  • Conjugated Estrogens
    Conjugated estrogens is a blend of estrogens that is found in several medicines for menopause treatment. This eMedTV page offers an overview of these estrogens, including information on the various products, potential side effects, and more.
  • Conjugated Estrogens Vaginal Cream
    Conjugated estrogens vaginal cream is licensed to treat vaginal symptoms associated with menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the medicine, including information on how the cream works, potential side effects, and tips for using it.
  • Conjugated Linoleic Acid
    Conjugated linoleic acid may be able to reduce body fat and prevent cancer by affecting certain body cells. This eMedTV resource also describes the safety and effectiveness of conjugated linoleic acid and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Constipation (Health Channel Home)
    At one time or another, almost everyone experiences constipation -- the passage of small amounts of hard, dry bowel movements. This eMedTV channel offers articles on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of constipation.
  • Constipation (Overview Article)
    Constipation is a condition characterized by difficult or infrequent bowel movements and hard, dry stool. This eMedTV segment provides a complete overview of constipation, including information on its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Contact Dermatitis
    Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes inflamed after exposure to certain substances. This eMedTV article offers an introduction to this type of skin inflammation, noting in particular its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Contractions
    The types of contractions felt during pregnancy are Braxton Hicks contractions and true labor contractions. This eMedTV Web segment offers an in-depth look at these two types and explains the differences between them.
  • Controlled Substances
    Controlled substances are strictly regulated to reduce the risk of abuse and illegal distribution. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at these medications and tells you what you need to know about how they are categorized.
  • ConZip
    ConZip is a drug licensed for treating long-term pain in people who need a continuous pain reliever. This eMedTV Web selection contains an explanation of the abuse potential, covers dosing information, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Cooley's Anemia
    People with Cooley's anemia have less hemoglobin and fewer red blood cells than normal in their blood. This eMedTV Web page discusses the condition in detail, including causes, how it is inherited, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Copaxone
    Copaxone is a prescription multiple sclerosis medication. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of Copaxone, lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • COPD (Health Channel Home)
    There is no cure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and the damage to your airways and lungs cannot be reversed. But, as this eMedTV article describes, with proper COPD treatment, you may slow the damage to your lungs and feel better.
  • COPD (Overview Article)
    COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a lung disease characterized by difficulty breathing. As this eMedTV article explains, it develops when lung damage occurs. This page offers an overview of this condition, including symptoms and treatment.
  • Copper IUD
    The copper IUD is a device prescribed to prevent pregnancy for up to 10 to 12 years. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses this contraceptive in more detail, including how it works, possible side effects, and how it is inserted.
  • CoQ10
    CoQ10 supplements may be beneficial for treating a variety of health conditions. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of CoQ10, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and some general precautions to be aware of.
  • Coral Calcium
    Coral calcium is a type of calcium supplement used for maintaining healthy bones. This page on the eMedTV site further explains why this mineral is important, describes how it works, and lists some of the side effects that may occur with the product.
  • Cordarone
    People who have serious irregular heart rhythms may receive a prescription drug called Cordarone. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at what this medication is used for, how it works, and why it may not be appropriate for some people.
  • Cordran Lotion
    Cordran Lotion is a prescription steroid used to relieve symptoms of eczema and other skin problems. This eMedTV segment presents an in-depth overview of this topical medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Cordran SP Cream
    Cordran SP Cream, a steroid medication, helps treat eczema and other skin conditions. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this drug, explaining how it works, how to use it, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Cordran Tape
    If you have psoriasis or contact dermatitis, you may benefit from Cordran Tape. This part of the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed overview of how this prescription drug is used, with information on side effects, dosing, precautions, and more.
  • Coreg
    Coreg is a drug prescribed for congestive heart failure treatment and high blood pressure control. As this eMedTV article explains, the drug can also be given after a heart attack to improve survival and decrease the chances of another heart attack.
  • Coreg CR
    Coreg CR is a medication commonly used to treat conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV Web page covers specific uses of the drug, describes how it works, and lists some of the possible side effects of the medicine.
  • Corgard
    Corgard is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of high blood pressure and angina. This eMedTV Web page describes how the medication works, explains what side effects may occur, and offers dosing information for the medicine.
  • Cormax
    Cormax is prescribed to treat a variety of skin problems, such as dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis. This eMedTV resource explains how this steroid works to treat skin inflammation, lists possible side effects, and explains how to use this product.
  • Coronary Artery Disease
    Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease. This section of the eMedTV library provides an overview of this form of heart disease, including information about risk factors, symptoms, treatment options, and prevention strategies.
  • Coronary Heart Disease
    As explained in this eMedTV article, the causes of coronary heart disease (CHD) involve a narrowing of the coronary arteries. There are also certain risk factors (such as smoking or being overweight) that increase a person's chances of developing CHD.
  • CortiSlim
    CortiSlim is a weight loss product that is available without a prescription. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides a list of various CortiSlim products, describes how the products may work, and discusses their safety and effectiveness.
  • Cortisol
    There is a relationship between Cushing's and cortisol. As explained in this eMedTV segment, exposure to an excess of cortisol for an extended period can lead to Cushing's syndrome. This article discusses cortisol and Cushing's syndrome.
  • Cosopt
    Cosopt is a combination medication used to treat a certain kind of glaucoma as well as ocular hypertension. This eMedTV segment provides detailed information on this prescription eye drop, such as dosing, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Coumadin
    Coumadin is an anticoagulant drug often prescribed to treat or prevent blood clots. This article on the eMedTV site describes the effects of this medication, explains how it works, and lists the various forms and strengths that it comes in.
  • Covaryx
    Covaryx is a prescription testosterone-and-estrogen drug used to treat night sweats or hot flashes. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at Covaryx and its uses, including the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Covera-HS
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Covera-HS to treat high blood pressure or chest pain. This part of the eMedTV archives explains how Covera-HS works to relax the blood vessels, lists potential side effects, and describes some general precautions.
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