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Lansoprazole - Leg Cellulitis

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Lansoprazole to Leg Cellulitis. 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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  • Lansoprazole
    Lansoprazole is commonly prescribed to treat stomach ulcers, erosive esophagitis, and other conditions. This eMedTV resource discusses other uses of lansoprazole, explains how the medication works to reduce acid in the stomach, and lists side effects.
  • Lantus
    Lantus is a medication used to control blood sugar in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web article offers a complete overview on the medication, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking it.
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
    This eMedTV article covers tubal ligation (sometimes called "having your tubes tied"), which is a surgical procedure used to prevent pregnancy. This page gives an overview of laparoscopic tubal ligation and its risks, benefits, and alternatives.
  • Laparoscopy for Chronic Pelvic Pain
    The cause of chronic pelvic pain can be discovered with a procedure called laparoscopy. This eMedTV Web page discusses what occurs during a laparoscopy for chronic pelvic pain and explains possible complications associated with the procedure.
  • Laparoscopy-Ectopic Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page and video discusses a laparoscopy for an ectopic pregnancy. It explains in detail what an ectopic pregnancy is, addresses possible complications associated with a laparoscopy, and describes the benefits and risks.
  • Laparoscopy-Endometriosis
    Many women experience an improvement in their symptoms after a laparoscopy for endometriosis. This page from the eMedTV library describes what happens during this procedure and also outlines the risks and potential benefits.
  • Lapatinib
    Lapatinib is a drug that is used for treating metastatic breast cancer. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, offers dosing information, and lists possible side effects.
  • Lariam
    Available by prescription only, Lariam is a medicine used to treat or prevent malaria. This eMedTV Web selection provides a complete overview of this antimalarial medication, with details on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Larin Fe
    Larin Fe, a prescription birth control pill, works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV Web selection provides a detailed description on how Larin Fe works and also discusses dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
    LASIK is a laser eye surgery that can permanently reshape the cornea of your eye to correct your vision. This eMedTV page discusses various eye conditions that the surgery can fix and offers details on the expected results and possible complications.
  • Lasix
    Lasix is a prescription medicine that is used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how Lasix works to decrease blood volume, offers tips for when and how to take the drug, and lists potential side effects.
  • Lastacaft
    Lastacaft is a medicine prescribed to relieve and prevent eye allergies, such as itching. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this eye drop, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips for using this medicine.
  • Latanoprost
    Latanoprost is an eye drop approved to reduce eye pressure in people with glaucoma or high eye pressure. This eMedTV segment describes how this medicine works, explains when and how to use it, and lists possible side effects to be aware of.
  • Latent Tuberculosis
    Latent tuberculosis is the more common form of tuberculosis. As this eMedTV page explains, this form of tuberculosis takes place when bacteria in the body become inactive but remain alive, sometimes becoming active later.
  • Latex Allergy
    A latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins in latex rubber. As this eMedTV article explains, it can result in symptoms such as skin rash, hives, and itching. This page also offers tips on minimizing your exposure to latex.
  • Latisse
    Latisse is a prescription medication used to help enhance the length and thickness of eyelashes. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Latuda
    Latuda is a second-generation antipsychotic drug used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar depression. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of this medication, with information on its effects, when and how to take it, safety issues, and more.
  • Lavender
    Lavender is a flowering plant used for aromatherapy, as an herbal remedy, and for various other uses. This eMedTV article explores the purported benefits of lavender, discusses the product's effectiveness, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • LaViv
    LaViv helps minimize the appearance of smile lines. This portion of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this personalized cell therapy, with details on how it works, the timeline for treatment, side effects, and more.
  • Lazanda
    Available by prescription only, Lazanda is a drug that helps treat breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV Web selection explains how this narcotic nasal spray works, offers some general dosing information, describes potential side effects, and more.
  • LDL
    LDL, also known as "bad" cholesterol, is a substance used to transport cholesterol throughout the body. This eMedTV page explains how too much of this cholesterol in the blood can build up on artery walls and lead to problems, like a heart attack.
  • Lecithin
    Lecithin is a dietary supplement claimed to be beneficial for many conditions, including high cholesterol. This eMedTV page describes other potential benefits of lecithin, explores its safety and effectiveness, and lists its potential side effects.
  • Leena
    Leena is a birth control pill that contains an estrogen and a progestin; it works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV page provides an overview of this drug, including information on its possible side effects, dosing tips, and general precautions.
  • Leflunomide
    Leflunomide is a prescription medicine used to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. This segment of the eMedTV archives takes a detailed look at this drug, including how it works, its various effects on the body, dosing, and more.
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device
    As this eMedTV article explains, a left ventricular assist device helps the heart pump blood throughout the body by taking blood from the left ventricle and delivering it to the aorta. This article offers an in-depth look at this device.
  • Leg Cellulitis
    This eMedTV Web page describes leg cellulitis, which is a condition characterized by redness, warmth, swelling, and pain. Causes of the condition, risk factors, common symptoms, the diagnostic process, and treatment options are also described.
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