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  • ADD
    ADD, or attention deficit disorder, is a condition that often develops in childhood. As this eMedTV article explains, people who have it typically can't stay focused on a task or sit still. This Web page takes a closer look at this condition.
  • ADD Symptoms
    Typically, ADD symptoms appear early in life and generally include inattention and being easily distracted. This eMedTV article describes lists signs and symptoms of this disorder and also explains the difference between the symptoms of ADHD and ADD.
  • Adult ADD
    The exact cause of adult ADD is unknown. However, as this eMedTV page explains, most scientists agree that it's a biologically based disorder of the nervous system. This article describes the three types of adult ADD in detail, treatment, and more.
  • Adult ADD Articles
    This article from the eMedTV Web site provides a brief overview of ADD in adults. It explains how often the condition occurs, how symptoms manifest, and possible treatment options. A link to a more detailed article on ADD is also included.
  • Alaprazolam
    Anxiety and panic disorder can be treated with alprazolam, a prescription drug. This part of the eMedTV site offers a brief overview of the drug and also provides a link to more detailed information. Alaprazolam is a common misspelling of alprazolam.
  • Alcohol and Cancer
    The National Cancer Institute identifies alcohol as a risk factor for the following types of cancer: mouth, esophagus, pharynx, larynx, liver, and breast. People who drink tend to smoke and this combination is an especially high risk given that people who drink and smoke are 15 more likely to develop cancers of the mouth and throat than nondrinkers and nonsmokers. In addition, recent studies have shown that women who drink alcohol are at a greater risk of developing breast cancer.
  • Alcohol and Citalopram
    People are often advised not to mix alcohol and citalopram. As this eMedTV page explains, however, if your doctor says you can drink while taking this medication, you should consume only light to moderate amounts.
  • Alcohol and Mellaril
    It is not recommended that you combine alcohol and Mellaril. As this eMedTV article explains, drinking alcohol while taking Mellaril may increase your risk of developing side effects like drowsiness or low blood pressure when sitting or standing up.
  • Alcohol and Prolixin
    Combining alcohol and Prolixin may potentially be dangerous. This eMedTV resource explains that drinking alcohol while taking the drug can increase your risk of side effects, and alcohol can also make your mental illness worse.
  • Alcohol and Serzone
    It may not be safe to drink alcohol while taking Serzone. As this eMedTV article explains, alcohol and Serzone act upon similar chemicals in the brain, which means that the drug may increase symptoms of depression.
  • Alcohol and Thorazine
    It is generally recommended that you avoid drinking alcohol while taking Thorazine. This eMedTV segment lists side effects that may occur if you combine alcohol and Thorazine, such as drowsiness or low blood pressure (when sitting or standing up).
  • Alcohol Use and Abuse
    As with many drugs, alcohol can be misused, and this may lead to dependence (alcoholism). This eMedTV page discusses the difference between alcohol use and abuse. This page also covers possible signs of abuse and lists some treatment options.
  • All About PDD
    Autism and Asperger syndrome are two types of pervasive development disorder (PDD). This short eMedTV selection is all about PDD, with information on common symptoms and other forms. A link to more details is also included.
  • Alpralozam
    Alprazolam is often prescribed in the treatment of panic disorder and anxiety. This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Alpralozam is a common misspelling of alprazolam.
  • Alprazalam
    Alprazolam is a medication that can be prescribed to treat panic disorder and anxiety. This part of the eMedTV archives explains how alprazolam works and provides a link to more detailed information. Alprazalam is a common misspelling of alprazolam.
  • Alprazalom
    Alprazolam is licensed to manage symptoms of anxiety and panic disorder. This eMedTV segment offers dosing information for alprazolam, explains the effects of the drug, and includes a link to learn more. Alprazalom is a common misspelling of alprazolam.
  • Alprazolam
    Alprazolam is a prescription medication that is used for treating panic disorder and anxiety. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at alprazolam and its effects, dosage guidelines, and general precautions and warnings.
  • Alprazolam Dosing
    For treating anxiety, most people start with an alprazolam dosage of 0.25 mg to 0.5 mg three times a day. This eMedTV segment also offers alprazolam dosing guidelines for treating panic disorder and explains when and how to take the drug.
  • Alprazolam Drug Information
    This segment of the eMedTV archives provides information on alprazolam, a drug used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. This article explains how this medication works and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking it.
  • Alprazolam Side Affects
    Confusion, fatigue, and speech problems are a few common alprazolam side effects. This eMedTV page also lists some serious problems, like fainting. Alprazolam side affects is a common misspelling and variation of side effects of alprazolam.
  • Alprazolan
    Alprazolam is a prescription drug used for treating anxiety and panic disorder. This page on the eMedTV site explains how alprazolam works and describes its effects and possible side effects. Alprazolan is a common misspelling of alprazolam.
  • Alprozalam
    Alprazolam, a prescription drug, is used for the treatment of panic disorder and anxiety. This eMedTV resource discusses this medicine and its effects, as well as what to do if you miss a dose. Alprozalam is a common misspelling of alprazolam.
  • Alprozolam
    Alprazolam, which is available by prescription, is used for the treatment of panic disorder and anxiety. This eMedTV page explains the effects of alprazolam and offers dosing information for the drug. Alprozolam is a common misspelling of alprazolam.
  • Alprzolam
    Alprazolam is a prescription medication commonly used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this drug and its possible side effects. Alprzolam is a common misspelling of alprazolam.
  • Amoxapine
    Amoxapine is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at how amoxapine works and describes its possible side effects and general dosing information.
  • Amoxapine Alternatives
    Amoxapine alternatives may include other antidepressants, psychotherapy, or electroconvulsive therapy. This eMedTV segment describes these alternatives to amoxapine in more detail and lists various classes of antidepressants available.
  • Amoxapine and Breastfeeding
    Because amoxapine passes through breast milk, it may pose health risks to a nursing infant. This eMedTV resource discusses this topic in more detail and explains the importance of talking to your doctor about amoxapine and breastfeeding.
  • Amoxapine and Dry Mouth
    Side effects may occur with amoxapine, and dry mouth is one of the more commonly reported problems. This eMedTV Web page offers suggestions for dry mouth relief and discusses the likelihood of developing dry mouth while using amoxapine.
  • Amoxapine and Pregnancy
    Using amoxapine during pregnancy may potentially cause fetal problems. As this eMedTV page explains, in studies involving amoxapine and pregnancy, the drug caused miscarriages and stillbirths when it was given to pregnant animals.
  • Amoxapine and Suicide
    As this eMedTV segment explains, antidepressants (such as amoxapine) may cause an increase in suicidal thoughts or behavior in children and teens. This article discusses the likelihood of there being a link between amoxapine and suicide.
  • Amoxapine Dosing
    For adults who are first starting amoxapine, dosing generally starts at 50 mg two or three times daily. This eMedTV Web page describes amoxapine dosing in more detail and provides warnings and precautions for taking the medication.
  • Amoxapine Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on the drug amoxapine? This selection of the eMedTV library provides a brief overview of this antidepressant, with a look at cases where it is particularly helpful and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Amoxapine Overdose
    The effects of an amoxapine overdose will vary but may include muscle pain, acidosis, or seizures. This eMedTV article lists other possible overdose effects and describes the treatments that can be used for an amoxapine overdose.
  • Amoxapine Sexual Side Effects
    It is possible to develop certain sexual side effects while taking amoxapine. As this section of the eMedTV Web site explains, amoxapine sexual side effects may include impotence, changes in libido, and painful erection.
  • Amoxipine
    Amoxapine is a medication that can be prescribed to treat depression in adults. This eMedTV page describes amoxapine in more detail and briefly covers its dosing information and possible side effects. Amoxipine is a common misspelling of amoxapine.
  • Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine Extended Release Info
    This eMedTV article can be a helpful resource for people looking for info on amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release. It describes when this drug should be taken, lists common side effects, and includes a link to more information.
  • Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine Extended Release
    Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release is a prescription medication that is used to treat ADHD. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine Extended Release Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended starting amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release dosage varies between 10 mg and 30 mg once daily. Your dosage will be based on several factors, such as your age and any other drugs you're taking.
  • Are Nicotine Patches OTC?
    Available over-the-counter (OTC), nicotine patches are used to help people stop smoking. This page describes some general dosing guidelines, side effects, and safety precautions to be aware of. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Aripiprazole ER Injection
    Aripiprazole ER injection is used to treat schizophrenia. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes this prescription antipsychotic medication in more detail, including how it works, potential side effects, safety concerns, and more.
  • Aripiprazole ER Injection Dosage
    The recommended starting dose of aripiprazole ER injection is 400 mg injected once a month. This eMedTV page examines prescribing recommendations for this medication, including how to use it properly and what to expect during treatment.
  • Aripiprazole ER Injection Information
    Aripiprazole ER injection is an antipsychotic drug licensed to treat schizophrenia. This eMedTV article presents some basic information on this medication, including possible side effects, dosing instructions, and general safety precautions.
  • Aripiprazole ER Injection Side Effects
    Possible side effects of aripiprazole ER injection include nausea, vomiting, and anxiety. This eMedTV selection lists common reactions that have been reported and also describes serious problems that may require urgent medical treatment.
  • Atomoxetine
    Atomoxetine is a drug licensed to treat ADHD. This page on the eMedTV site explores the prescription medicine in detail, noting how it works, when and how to take it, possible side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Atomoxetine (Strattera)
    This selection from the eMedTV library discusses atomoxetine (Strattera), a drug used to treat ADHD. This article gives a brief overview, with information on how to take it, who it is approved for, and more. A link to more details is also included.
  • Atomoxetine Dosing
    This eMedTV article explains that for adults and children or teens weighing more than 154 pounds, atomoxetine dosing starts at mg once daily or 20 mg twice a day. This page also lists factors that can affect your dosage (like your age).
  • Atomoxetine Side Effects
    Atomoxetine side effects can include vomiting, insomnia, and dry mouth. This page on the eMedTV site also lists side effects of atomoxetine you should report to your doctor, such as lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting.
  • Benefits for Kids
    Pets are a great way to teach kids responsibility. Make sure you get a pet that fits comfortably into your family's lifestyle, and assign kids responsibilities appropriate to their age. Young children may enjoy helping to feed pets, for example, while an older child can be tasked with walking the dog, cleaning the litter box, or keeping the pets brushed. Provide supervision where necessary so there is no neglect.
  • Benefits for Others
    Some people can't have pets for a variety of reasons. Maybe their allergies prevent them from having one, or maybe their living situation just doesn't allow it. These people can still experience the same benefits, however. Dogs are commonly employed as therapy animals in hospitals, nursing homes, libraries, and schools. The list also includes horses, hamsters, cats, and even dolphins. It's not uncommon to see someone, upon visiting with a therapy animal for the first time, start to "come out of their shell."
  • Benefits of Bergamot Oil
    Bergamot oil may be used for treating several conditions, such as depression, anxiety, and skin problems. This eMedTV page takes a look at other bergamot oil benefits, including information on how it works and whether it is safe for children.
  • Benefits of Ginseng
    Ginseng may be helpful for slowing the aging process and improving overall mental health and functioning. This eMedTV resource describes some of the other benefits of ginseng and explains how the supplement may work for these reported uses.
  • Learn About Benefits of Glutamine
    Glutamine supplementation is claimed to be beneficial for conditions such as ADHD, anxiety, and diarrhea. This eMedTV article lists some of the other possible benefits of glutamine and explores its effectiveness for these uses.
  • Benefits of Kava
    Kava may be beneficial for treating epilepsy, anxiety, asthma, and other conditions. This article from the eMedTV site explores some of the other potential benefits of kava and briefly discusses the safety and effectiveness of this herbal supplement.
  • Benefits of Saffron
    As this eMedTV article explains, saffron may provide various health benefits, such as treating depression, cancer, baldness, and insomnia. This page also provides a list of other saffron benefits and explains how this supplement supposedly works.
  • Benefits of SAM-e
    There is reliable evidence that SAM-e is beneficial for depression, arthritis, and intrahepatic cholestasis. This eMedTV segment further discusses the benefits of this supplement and explains how it works to treat these various conditions.
  • Benefits of Theanine
    Theanine supplements may be helpful for Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource covers other possible benefits of theanine and explains how the amino acid may work for these conditions.
  • Bergamot Essential Oil Info
    Bergamot oil, as this eMedTV article explains, is claimed to treat psoriasis, vitiligo, and other conditions -- but does it work? This resource offers some basic information on bergamot essential oil and includes a link to more details on this substance.
  • Bergamot Oil
    Bergamot oil may have several health benefits, such as treating skin conditions, depression, and anxiety. This eMedTV article describes other uses of the oil and offers information on possible side effects and safety concerns associated with it.
  • Bergamot Oil and Breastfeeding
    It may not be safe for women who are breastfeeding to use bergamot oil. This selection from the eMedTV Web site further discusses potential problems that could occur when using bergamot oil and breastfeeding at the same time.
  • Bergamot Oil and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV resource explains why it may not be safe to use bergamot oil during pregnancy. Bergamot oil is a "natural" product, but that does not mean that it is safe for use. This page also describes possible problems that bergamot oil could cause.
  • Bergamot Oil Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, there is no established bergamot oil dosage that is considered to be safe or effective. This page also covers the possible risks of using bergamot oil medicinally and explains when your doctor's supervision is necessary.
  • Bergamot Oil Drug Interactions
    There are currently no known drug interactions with bergamot oil. This eMedTV page explains how bergamot oil drug interactions may exist even though they are not currently known. This page also covers what to tell your doctor before using this oil.
  • Bergamot Oil Overdose
    You should seek immediate medical care if you believe you have overdosed on bergamot oil. This eMedTV article explains that it is not known exactly what to expect from a bergamot oil overdose and describes some possible treatment options.
  • Bergamot Oil Safety
    Bergamot oil may increase the risk of sunburn or other severe skin reactions. This eMedTV resource describes other important bergamot oil safety concerns and explains what to discuss with your doctor before using this essential oil.
  • Bergamot Oil Side Effects
    It is important to know that bergamot oil can cause side effects when it is applied to the skin. This eMedTV segment outlines several bergamot oil side effects to watch out for, such as scab formations, blisters, and sensitivity to the sun.
  • Budeprion SR
    Budeprion SR is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of depression. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how Budeprion SR works, describes some of its potential side effects, and offers some information on taking the medicine.
  • Budeprion SR Dosing
    The recommended starting Budeprion SR dosage for treating depression is 150 mg once daily in the morning. This eMedTV article also discusses Budeprion SR dosing for people with liver problems, as well as some factors that can affect your dosage.
  • Budeprion SR Drug Information
    This eMedTV article offers information on budeprion SR, a prescription drug used to treat depression. Safety issues, side effects, and dosing information are briefly discussed, and a link to a full-length article is included.
  • Buprenorphine Sublingual Tablets
    This eMedTV resource explains that sublingual buprenorphine comes as tablets that dissolve in the mouth. This page takes a brief look at this drug, including details on what this opioid medication is used for and the factors that may affect your dose.
  • Buproban
    Buproban is often prescribed to help people successfully quit smoking. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the drug, including an explanation of how it works, dosing information and strengths, possible side effects, and more.
  • Buproban Dosing
    This eMedTV resource lists the recommended starting Buproban dosage for smoking cessation (150 mg once daily), some of the factors that can affect Buproban dosing (such as your age and other drugs you're taking), and general tips on taking the drug.
  • Buproban Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV site contains information on Buproban, a drug used to help people quit smoking. Topics discussed in this article include how long it takes to start working, dosing guidelines, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Bupropian
    Bupropion is a drug that is licensed to treat depression. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of how this prescription medication works, as well as its side effects and general dosing guidelines. Bupropian is a common misspelling of bupropion.
  • Bupropian SR
    This section of the eMedTV library highlights bupropion SR, a drug used to treat depression. This page discusses bupropion SR effects, general dosing guidelines, and overdose symptoms. Bupropian SR is a common misspelling of bupropion SR.
  • Bupropion
    Available by prescription, bupropion is a drug that is approved to treat depression. This portion of the eMedTV library provides detailed information about bupropion dosing guidelines, strengths, and possible side effects.
  • Bupropion and Alcohol
    This eMedTV page explains that since bupropion and alcohol act on similar chemicals in the brain, mixing the two could potentially increase the effects of alcohol. This page covers precautions to take if you decide to drink alcohol while on bupropion.
  • Bupropion and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, bupropion has been shown to pass through breast milk. Does this mean you can't take it if you are nursing? This article takes a closer look at bupropion and breastfeeding, including the results of clinical studies.
  • Bupropion and Weight Loss
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, weight loss is a possible side effect of bupropion. This article explores this side effect in more detail, discussing how commonly weight loss occurs with the drug and factors that may contribute to this weight loss.
  • Bupropion Dosing
    For the treatment of depression, the recommended starting bupropion dose is 100 mg twice daily. This eMedTV segment lists some of the factors that can affect bupropion dosing (such as your age), as well as some general tips on taking the drug.
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