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Lovastatin - Lupus

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Lovastatin to Lupus. 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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  • Lovastatin
    Lovastatin is approved for the treatment of conditions such as high cholesterol and triglycerides. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at this medication, including its uses, dosing, possible side effects, overdose information, and more.
  • Lovastatin Extended-Release
    This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses the prescription medication lovastatin extended-release, which is used to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This article outlines uses, dosing, and alternatives for this medication.
  • Lovaza
    Lovaza is a prescription drug used for treating very high triglycerides. This article from the eMedTV library describes the effects of this fish oil medication, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Lovenox
    Lovenox is a type of heparin medication used for preventing and treating blood clots. This section of the eMedTV site provides a complete overview of this prescription drug, including details on how it works, safety precautions, side effects, and more.
  • Low Malignant Potential Ovarian Cancer
    This page on the eMedTV website provides a detailed look at low malignant potential ovarian cancer (a disease in which precancerous cells form in the tissue covering the ovary). It explores treatment options, staging methods, and more.
  • Low Testosterone
    When the testes fail to produce sufficient amounts of the male hormone, low testosterone levels can result. This eMedTV page focuses on what low testosterone is and what causes it. A description of possible symptoms and treatment options is also included.
  • An Overview of Low-Ogestrel
    Low-Ogestrel is a birth control pill that is only available by prescription. This page on the eMedTV site explains how and when to take Low-Ogestrel, describes how this form of contraception works, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Lower Back Pain
    Lower back pain occurs most often in people between the ages of 30 and 50. This eMedTV article examines this common ailment in detail, which can be due to the aging process, but can also be a result of sedentary lifestyles with too little exercise.
  • Loxapine
    Loxapine, a prescription antipsychotic medication, is used to treat schizophrenia. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an overview of the drug, including in-depth information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Loxapine Inhalation Powder
    Loxapine inhalation powder is used to treat agitation in people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This eMedTV article describes this prescription drug in more detail, including how it works, side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Loxitane
    Loxitane is an antipsychotic drug that is used to treat schizophrenia. This portion of the eMedTV library offers an in-depth look at the medication, including information on its uses, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Lozol
    Lozol is a prescription drug that is used for treating fluid retention and controlling high blood pressure. This eMedTV page explains how Lozol works and offers a more in-depth look at its dosing information and potential side effects.
  • Lubiprostone
    Lubiprostone is a prescription drug used to treat many types of constipation. This eMedTV page offers a detailed overview of this medication, describing how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
  • Lucentis
    Lucentis is a medicine used to treat macular edema and age-related wet macular degeneration. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Lucentis, explains how often the drug is administered, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Ludiomil
    Ludiomil is a prescription medication that is used for treating depression in adults. This selection from the eMedTV archives provides an overview of this drug and its uses, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    This eMedTV page includes information about the spine and how it relates to lumbar spinal stenosis. The condition is generally the result of pressure on the lower part of the spinal cord or on nerve roots. Links to more information are also provided.
  • Lumigan
    Lumigan is a prescription eye drop used to reduce eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV segment explains how Lumigan works, offers general dosing guidelines for the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Lunesta
    Lunesta is a prescription medicine that is used as a sleep aid to treat insomnia. This section of the eMedTV library further discusses the effects of Lunesta, lists precautions and warnings for the drug, and offers general dosing information.
  • Lung Cancer (Health Channel Home)
    Lung cancer is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in the tissues of the lung. This eMedTV resource contains a wealth of information on the topic and explains how to use the channel to find the specific information on lung cancer that you need.
  • Lung Cancer (Overview Article)
    Lung cancer is a disease in which uncontrolled abnormal cell growth begins in the lungs. This eMedTV article offers an overview of lung cancer, including information about causes, types, and symptoms of the disease.
  • Lung Sarcoidosis
    Lung sarcoidosis is characterized by the formation of tiny lumps of cells (granulomas) in the lungs. As this eMedTV article explains, this condition is not a form of cancer. This portion of the Web site provides an overview of lung sarcoidosis.
  • Lungs (Health Channel Home)
    The lungs have a role in the oxygen-carbon dioxide exchange between the body and the environment. This eMedTV health channel provides a wealth of information on the lungs, including how they function and common conditions that can affect them.
  • Lungs (Overview Article)
    This eMedTV article talks about the anatomy of the lung, explaining how a slice of normal lung looks similar to a pink sponge filled with tiny bubbles or holes. This page describes the lung in more detail and also includes information on COPD.
  • Lupron
    Available by prescription only, Lupron is used to treat advanced prostate cancer and precocious puberty. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this medicine, including specific uses, how it works, how to administer it, safety precautions, and more.
  • Lupron Depot
    Lupron Depot is used for several different conditions and mimics a naturally occurring hormone in the body. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at this drug, with information on the specific conditions it treats, dosing, side effects, and more.
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