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  • Vivactil Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause drug interactions with Vivactil include cisapride, pressors, and tramadol. This eMedTV resource lists other medications that can lead to drug interactions with Vivactil and explains the potentially negative effects.
  • Vivactil Overdose
    Signs of a Vivactil overdose may include dilated pupils, vomiting, or muscle tension. This eMedTV article describes other possible effects of a Vivactil overdose and explains what treatment options are currently available.
  • Vivactil Sexual Side Effects
    Sexual side effects that have been reported with Vivactil include impotence and changes in libido. This eMedTV article describes Vivactil sexual side effects in more detail and explains what your doctor may recommend if these sexual problems occur.
  • Vivactil Side Effects
    Confusion, dry mouth, and hair loss are side effects that have been reported with Vivactil. This part of the eMedTV archives also lists serious Vivactil side effects that should be reported to your doctor immediately, such as anxiety or seizures.
  • Vivactil Uses
    Vivactil is used for treating the symptoms of depression in adults. As this segment of the eMedTV library explains, there are also a number of "off-label" Vivactil uses, including the treatment of bulimia, chronic pain, and anxiety disorders.
  • Vivactil Warnings and Precautions
    Do not take over-the-counter cold, cough, or allergy medications while taking Vivactil. As this eMedTV page explains, many of these can cause negative drug interactions. Other Vivactil warnings and precautions are also included in this article.
  • Vivactil Withdrawal
    Common symptoms of Vivactil withdrawal include headache, nausea, and a general ill feeling. As this eMedTV Web page explains, to help prevent withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking the medicine, your doctor may wean you off the drug gradually.
  • Vivactyl
    Vivactil is a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat depression. This eMedTV page explains how the antidepressant works, offers general dosing information, and describes possible side effects. Vivactyl is a common misspelling of Vivactil.
  • Vivatrol
    Vivitrol is a prescribed drug licensed to help people stop abusing alcohol or opioid medicines. This eMedTV Web page describes Vivitrol in more detail and offers general precautions for using the drug. Vivatrol is a common misspelling of Vivitrol.
  • Vivitrol
    Available by prescription only, Vivitrol is a drug used to help people who have abused alcohol or opioids. This eMedTV page describes important features of this drug, including how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Vivitrol and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, women may not be able to safely use Vivitrol (naltrexone injection) while breastfeeding. This resource discusses whether this drug passes through breast milk in women and whether it would harm a nursing infant.
  • Vivitrol and Pregnancy
    Is it safe for women to use Vivitrol (naltrexone injection) during pregnancy? This eMedTV page discusses what happened when the drug was given to pregnant animals and explains when a healthcare provider may recommend this drug to a pregnant woman.
  • Vivitrol Dosage
    If you are receiving Vivitrol, your healthcare provider will inject a standard amount once a month. This eMedTV segment examines Vivitrol dosing guidelines, including how much of the medication is given and how the injections are administered.
  • Vivitrol Drug Interactions
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, Vivitrol can cause negative drug interactions with various products, including marijuana, heroin, and morphine. This article describes the complications that may occur and how to avoid problems.
  • Vivitrol for Heroin Dependence
    This eMedTV article examines how Vivitrol can help in the treatment of heroin dependence. This resource discusses other uses for this prescription medicine and gives a basic description of how the drug works.
  • Vivitrol for Opiate Dependence
    This eMedTV article explains that adults who have an opiate dependence may benefit from using Vivitrol to stop abusing these medications. This resource discusses other possible benefits of this prescription drug and includes a link to more details.
  • Vivitrol Guidelines
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at Vivitrol dosing guidelines. As this page explains, the drug is injected into a muscle once a month. It also describes how much of the medication is given and offers some precautions to review before using this drug.
  • Vivitrol Injections
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Vivitrol injections are given once a month to help people who are trying to stop abusing alcohol or opioid medications. This article examines dosing instructions and safety precautions, with a link to more information.
  • Vivitrol Medication Information
    Vivitrol is a drug used to help people trying to break their addiction to alcohol or opioids. This eMedTV page provides some basic information on Vivitrol, such as how the medication is given and possible side effects, and includes a link to learn more.
  • Vivitrol Overdose
    This eMedTV page contains details on the potential complications that can result from an overdose of Vivitrol (naltrexone injection), such as a fast heart rate and difficulty breathing. Other overdose symptoms are listed, as well as treatment options.
  • Vivitrol Side Effects
    Some people who received Vivitrol during clinical trials reported problems like nausea and headaches. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at common, uncommon, and potentially serious side effects that may occur during Vivitrol treatment.
  • Vivitrol Uses
    This eMedTV page explains how Vivitrol works to help in the treatment of adults recovering from a dependence on alcohol or opioid drugs. This page closely examines what Vivitrol is used for and explains when it may be prescribed for unapproved uses.
  • Vivitrol Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV article examines who may have an increased risk for complications while using Vivitrol. Other important warnings and safety precautions for this drug are described in this article, including what to tell your doctor before receiving it.
  • Vivitrol While Pregnant
    If you are pregnant, it may not be safe to use Vivitrol. This part of the eMedTV Web library looks at the potential risks of using Vivitrol while pregnant, including information on what happened when this drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Vivotrol
    This eMedTV segment explains how the prescription drug Vivitrol may be beneficial for people who are recovering from alcohol or opioid abuse. This page also covers how it is given and potential side effects. Vivotrol is a common misspelling of Vivitrol.
  • Wearing Nicotine Patches at Night
    This eMedTV article explains that wearing nicotine patches at night may be helpful in some cases, but problematic in others. This article explains why, and also offers a link to more in-depth information on this smoking-cessation medication.
  • What About the Brain?
    Knowing how much alcohol constitutes a "standard" drink can help you determine how much you are drinking and understand the risks. Compare 12 fluid ounces of beer which contains about 5% alcohol whereas a 1.5 fluid ounce shot of hard liquor contains about 40% alcohol. By learning how much alcohol is in your beverage you can more appropriately determine what to drink and how many drinks to have.
  • What Drug Company Makes Revia?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Duramed Pharmaceuticals is the company that makes the drug Revia. This resource takes a look at what this medication is used for and whether generic versions are available. It also links to more details.
  • What Happens If You Smoke While on Nicotine Patch?
    If you smoke while using the nicotine patch, it could cause a nicotine overdose. This eMedTV segment explains what happens if you smoke while on the nicotine patch, even if you aren't wearing a patch at the time. A link to more details is also included.
  • What Is Alprazolam Used For?
    Some people wonder, "What is alprazolam used for?" Alprazolam is used to treat panic disorder or anxiety. This eMedTV page also lists possible "off-label" alprazolam uses, such as the treatment of insomnia, PMDD, or agitation.
  • What Is Amoxapine Used For?
    What is amoxapine used for? As this eMedTV article explains, amoxapine is used for the treatment of depression in people over the age of 18. This Web page also explains how the drug works and discusses amoxapine use in children and teenagers.
  • What Is Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine Extended Release Used For?
    What is amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release used for? This eMedTV resource discusses how amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release works to treat ADHD. This page also discusses some off-label uses of the drug.
  • What Is Aripiprazole ER Injection Used For?
    This eMedTV Web page examines the uses for aripiprazole ER injection, including its approved use to treat schizophrenia in adults. This article also describes some off-label indications and explains how the drug works to balance certain brain chemicals.
  • What Is Atomoxetine Used For?
    What is atomoxetine used for? As this eMedTV Web page explains, atomoxetine is used for the treatment of ADHD in children, teenagers, and adults. This article also explains that there are no universally accepted off-label atomoxetine uses.
  • What Is Budeprion SR Used For?
    What is Budeprion SR used for? Budeprion SR is used for the treatment of depression in adults. This eMedTV resource also lists some off-label Budeprion SR uses, such as helping people stop smoking and treating ADHD or seasonal affective disorder.
  • What Is Buproban Used For?
    What is Buproban used for? Buproban is used mainly for smoking cessation. But as this eMedTV Web page explains, Buproban may also help reduce nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Off-label Buproban uses can include treating ADHD or helping with weight loss.
  • What Is Bupropion Hydrobromide Used For?
    As this page from the eMedTV Web site explains, bupropion hydrobromide is used for treating depression. This page takes a closer look at this topic and includes details on off-label uses of the prescription drug and whether it is safe for children.
  • What Is Bupropion SR Used For?
    What is bupropion SR used for? Bupropion SR is used to treat depression and help people quit smoking. This eMedTV segment also outlines some possible "off-label" uses of bupropion SR, such as treating ADHD or seasonal affective disorder.
  • What Is Bupropion Used For?
    What is bupropion used for? Bupropion is used for the treatment of depression in adults. As this eMedTV segment explains, "off-label" bupropion uses may include helping people stop smoking and treating ADHD and seasonal affective disorder.
  • What Is Bupropion XL Used For?
    What is bupropion XL used for? As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, This NDRI is used to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder in adults. However, it can also be used "off-label" to treat ADHD and help people quit smoking.
  • What Is Buspirone Used For?
    Buspirone is mainly used for treating anxiety, but it can be used off-label for other conditions. This eMedTV page further explains what buspirone is used for, lists common off-label buspirone uses, and discusses whether the drug is used in children.
  • What Is Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline Used For?
    Chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline is a combination drug that is used to treat depression linked to anxiety. This eMedTV resource further describes what chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline is used for and explains whether it is used in children.
  • What Is Citalopram Used For?
    As this page on the eMedTV site explains, the primary reason to use citalopram is for the treatment of depression in adults. On occasion, however, it can be prescribed "off-label" to treat panic disorder, fibromyalgia, dementia, or other conditions.
  • What Is Clozapine Oral Suspension Used For?
    This eMedTV Web page examines the uses for clozapine oral suspension, including its approved use to treat schizophrenia and suicidal behavior in adults. This article also describes some off-label indications and explains how the drug works.
  • What Is Desvenlafaxine Used For?
    Desvenlafaxine is used for treating major depression in adults. This part of the eMedTV site explains how the medicine works to improve depression symptoms, explains whether it can be used in children, and lists common off-label desvenlafaxine uses.
  • What Is Dexmethylphenidate Extended-Release Used For?
    What is dexmethylphenidate extended-release used for? This eMedTV page explains that dexmethylphenidate extended-release is approved to treat ADHD in children and adults. This page also lists off-label uses of the drug (like helping with weight loss).
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