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Dog Flu - Dry Eyes

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Dog Flu to Dry Eyes. 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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  • Dog Flu
    Common symptoms of canine flu include fever, cough, and nasal discharge. This eMedTV article describes this disease in detail, including information on treatment and prevention. There are no reported cases of this flu in humans.
  • Dolasetron
    Dolasetron is a drug that is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or surgery. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, offers dolasetron dosing information, and explains what you should know before using the medicine.
  • Dolobid
    Dolobid, which is available by prescription, relieves pain, inflammation, and stiffness caused by arthritis. This eMedTV Web page provides a detailed look at the drug, including how it works, side effects, dosing information, and strengths.
  • Donepezil
    As this eMedTV article explains, donepezil is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat symptoms of mild, moderate, or severe Alzheimer's disease. This page explains how donepezil works and discusses its effects, dosing information, and side effects.
  • Doral
    Doral is a medication that is prescribed to treat insomnia. This article from the eMedTV library describes the effects of Doral, provides general dosing information for the drug, and explains what you should know before taking the sleep medicine.
  • Dornase Alfa
    Dornase alfa is a drug used to improve lung function in people with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at the drug, explaining how it works, possible side effects, tips and precautions for those taking it, and more.
  • Doryx
    Doryx is a prescription antibiotic licensed to treat and/or prevent a number of infections. This eMedTV Web page discusses the drug's uses in more detail, describes how it works, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Dorzolamide
    If you have high eye pressure, your healthcare provider may prescribe dorzolamide eye drops. This eMedTV page offers more details on how this product works to lower eye pressure and gives a general overview of side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Dorzolamide/Timolol
    Dorzolamide/timolol is commonly prescribed for the treatment of glaucoma and intraocular hypertension. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at this prescription medicine, with information on dosing, side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Douche
    Many women choose to douche, but research shows that women who do so are more prone to infections. This eMedTV article explains this method of cleaning the vagina and discusses why doctors do not recommend it.
  • Dovonex
    Dovonex is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. This segment of the eMedTV library describes the different forms of this medicine, how it is used, possible side effects, what to tell your doctor before using it, and more.
  • Down Syndrome (Health Channel Home)
    Down syndrome, a genetic disorder that occurs in 1 out of 800 live births, is the leading cause of mild to moderate mental retardation. This eMedTV article provides information on Down syndrome and its causes, effects, and possible treatments.
  • Down Syndrome (Overview Article)
    Often associated with mental retardation, Down syndrome is a condition occurring in 1 out of 800 live births. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at Down syndrome, including symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options.
  • Doxazosin
    Doxazosin may be prescribed to lower high blood pressure and treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Doxazosin XL
    Available by prescription only, doxazosin XL is a medication used to treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including dosing tips, side effects, and safety precautions, as well as details on how doxazosin XL works.
  • Doxepin
    Doxepin is a medication that can be prescribed for the treatment of anxiety, depression, and insomnia. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at the medication, including a description of how it works and a list of potential side effects.
  • Doxil
    As a prescription chemotherapy drug, Doxil is used to treat ovarian and other types of cancer. This part of the eMedTV Web site gives a complete overview of this medication, with information on how it is given, potential side effects, and more.
  • Doxorubicin
    Doxorubicin may be prescribed to treat various types of cancer, including breast cancer and lung cancer. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this medication, noting its effects, the types of cancer it can treat, and some precautions and warnings.
  • Doxycycline
    Doxycycline is an oral antibiotic commonly used for the treatment of bacterial infections. As this eMedTV article explains, the drug is also licensed to treat anthrax infections and acne, and can be used for the prevention of malaria.
  • Doxycycline Hyclate
    Doxycycline hyclate is an antibiotic licensed to treat bacterial infections, anthrax infections, and acne. This eMedTV page explains how the drug is also used for malaria prevention and describes its effects, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Doxylamine and Pyridoxine
    Doxylamine and pyridoxine is approved to treat pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, including how it is taken, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Dronabinol
    People who experience nausea and vomiting related to chemotherapy may benefit from dronabinol. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed overview of this prescription drug, with information on side effects, dosing, and what to do in cases of overdose.
  • Dronedarone
    Dronedarone is a drug often prescribed to treat atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter (certain arrhythmias). This eMedTV page describes the specific effects of this medicine, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Drug-Resistant TB
    Drug-resistant TB is a condition in which patients with tuberculosis don't improve with standard treatment. This eMedTV page provides an overview of drug-resistant tuberculosis and explains why it is so difficult to treat.
  • Drusen
    In most cases, drusen (yellow deposits under the retina) do not cause vision loss by themselves. This eMedTV article explains, however, that there is a connection between drusen, vision loss, and macular degeneration.
  • Dry Eyes
    The information presented in this eMedTV article includes suggestions for dry eye relief in both mild and severe cases. Suggestions range from avoiding sources of irritation to artificial tears and eye ointment to surgery.
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