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Kissing Disease - Lanoxin

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Kissing Disease to Lanoxin. 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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  • Klinefelter Syndrome
    Klinefelter syndrome can cause sparse facial hair, small testes, and breast development in men. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at this genetic condition, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Klonopin
    Klonopin has been approved for the treatment of certain epileptic seizures and panic disorder. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of Klonopin, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Knee Replacement
    During knee replacement surgery, an implant is used to replace a worn-out knee joint. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses this surgery in detail, including information on how the knee works and possible complications of the procedure.
  • Kombiglyze XR
    People who have type 2 diabetes may be prescribed the drug Kombiglyze XR. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of this combination drug, which comes in tablet form and is generally taken once a day with the evening meal.
  • Korlym
    The prescription drug Korlym is licensed for use in certain people with Cushing's syndrome. This eMedTV segment describes how this drug works to reduce blood sugar levels, offers tips on how to take it, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Krystexxa
    Available by prescription, Krystexxa is used to prevent gout attacks. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of this medication, with information on how the drug works, possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and safety warnings.
  • Kurvelo
    As this eMedTV article explains, Kurvelo is a type of oral contraceptive (birth control pill). This resource gives an in-depth overview of this product, with details on dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Kyprolis
    Kyprolis is a drug prescribed to treat multiple myeloma after at least two other medications have failed. This eMedTV Web selection explores this prescription drug in more detail, with information on how it works, potential side effects, and other topics.
  • Kytril
    Kytril is a drug that is prescribed to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or radiation. This eMedTV resource explains how Kytril works and offers a more in-depth look at dosing information, effects, and possible side effects.
  • L-Arginine
    L-arginine is a semi-essential amino acid that is found within the cells of the human body. This eMedTV Web article discusses how L-arginine works and offers more information on its beneficial uses, safety concerns, and potential side effects.
  • L-Glutamine
    L-glutamine is a non-essential amino acid sometimes used in dietary supplements. This eMedTV article explains the importance of this amino acid, lists the potential benefits of L-glutamine supplements, and explores the effectiveness of these products.
  • L-Methylfolate
    L-methylfolate is the active form of folate and works in the body to make DNA and certain brain chemicals. This eMedTV page further describes this product, with details on its benefits in the body, whether it's effective, potential side effects, and more.
  • L-Theanine
    L-theanine is an amino acid used in dietary supplements for treating various conditions. This eMedTV article explains what L-theanine is used for, explores its effectiveness for these uses, and describes the alleged benefits of this supplement.
  • L-Tryptophan
    L-tryptophan is an amino acid that is used in supplement form for conditions such as depression and PMS. This eMedTV page further explains what L-tryptophan is used for, explores its effectiveness, and describes safety concerns with the supplement.
  • L-Tyrosine
    L-tyrosine is a naturally occurring amino acid that is also available in supplement form. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of L-tyrosine, including information on its safety and effectiveness, possible side effects, and more.
  • Labetalol
    Labetalol is a prescription medication that can be used to control high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including tips on how to best take it, common side effects to be aware of, dosing information, and more.
  • Labor
    Early signs of labor are different for each woman and with each pregnancy. This page of the eMedTV site explains the difference between false labor and true labor -- the most obvious being contractions that increase in strength and duration.
  • Labor and Delivery
    Labor and delivery is generally an exhausting experience, but it helps to be prepared. This eMedTV resource describes in detail the labor and delivery process, including what to expect and how your healthcare team may assist you in the process.
  • Lacosamide
    People experiencing partial seizures may benefit from lacosamide. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at how this prescription medication works, offers precautions to be aware of when taking the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • LaCrosse Encephalitis
    Caused by a mosquito-borne virus, LaCrosse encephalitis is a rare disease that usually affects children. This eMedTV article explains how this disease got its name, transmission methods, possible symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Lactose
    Hidden lactose may be found in foods such as baked goods, breakfast cereals, and instant potatoes. This eMedTV segment talks about hidden lactose and explains how it is even found in some prescription and over-the-counter medications.
  • Lactose Intolerance
    Between 30 and 50 million Americans are lactose intolerant (unable to digest a sugar called lactose). This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of the causes, symptoms, and treatment of lactose intolerance.
  • Lamictal
    Lamictal has been approved for the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. This selection from the eMedTV archives provides a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Lamictal XR
    An extended-release tablet, Lamictal XR is a prescription drug that can help treat seizures. This eMedTV segment explains that it is meant to be used with other seizure medications and also discusses dosing, side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Lamisil
    Lamisil is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat fingernail and toenail fungus. This part of the eMedTV archives explains how the drug works and offers details on its effects, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Lamivudine
    Lamivudine is a prescription drug licensed for treating hepatitis B and HIV or AIDS. This page from the eMedTV archives explains how this medication works, describes its clinical effects, offers dosing tips and guidelines, and more.
  • Lamivudine/Zidovudine
    Lamivudine/zidovudine, a prescription drug, helps prevent the HIV virus from spreading to uninfected cells. This eMedTV resource describes the medication in detail, explaining how it works, when and how it should be taken, side effects, and more.
  • Lamotrigine
    Lamotrigine is a drug that is used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, overdose symptoms, and more.
  • Lanoxin
    If you have atrial fibrillation or heart failure, Lanoxin may be an important part of your treatment. This eMedTV segment describes this heart medication in more detail, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and effectiveness.
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