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  • Nicotine Patch and Pregnancy
    Using the nicotine patch during pregnancy could be harmful to an unborn child. This article from the eMedTV library offers more information on this topic, including details on the possible complications this pregnancy Category D drug may cause.
  • Nicotine Patch and Weight Gain
    Some of the possible side effects of the nicotine patch include weight gain and an increased appetite. This eMedTV article further discusses these potential side effects and provides a link to more detailed information on possible reactions to the drug.
  • Nicotine Patch Application Information
    When using the nicotine patch, apply one new patch every 24 hours. This eMedTV Web article provides some application information on using nicotine patches, including important tips on how to avoid overdose symptoms and skin irritation.
  • Nicotine Patch Description
    This eMedTV page offers a brief description of the nicotine patch, a nonprescription drug used to help people quit smoking. This article also explains how it works, offers dosing tips, and covers safety issues. A link to more details is also included.
  • Nicotine Patch Dosage
    Your dosage of the nicotine patch will be based on how many cigarettes you smoke each day. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at dosing guidelines for this medicine, including important tips for using this patch safely.
  • Nicotine Patch Drug Information
    Available without a prescription, the nicotine patch is used to help people stop smoking. This eMedTV page offers more drug information on the nicotine patch, including dosing tips, side effects, and why this product may not be suitable for some people.
  • Nicotine Patch Info
    If you want to quit smoking, you may benefit from the nicotine patch. This eMedTV Web selection provides more information on this patch, including how it can help decrease nicotine withdrawal symptoms. A link to more details is also included.
  • Nicotine Patch Risks
    You may not be able to use the nicotine patch if you have heart problems or diabetes. This eMedTV page covers some of the risks associated with the nicotine patch, such as side effects and allergic reactions. A link to more details is also included.
  • Nicotine Patch Side Effects
    Nausea, headaches, and sleep problems are some of the common side effects of the nicotine patch. This eMedTV page lists other reactions that have been seen in clinical studies, including serious problems that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Nicotine Patch Strength
    This eMedTV page explains that three different strengths of the nicotine patch are available, but the initial dosage a person uses will depend on how many cigarettes he or she smokes each day. This article offers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Nicotrol Inhaler Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV Web site offers some basic drug information on the Nicotrol Inhaler, a medication used to reduce the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal. This article talks about side effects, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Norpramin
    Norpramin is a prescription medicine used for treating depression. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, provides general dosing information, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Norpramin (Desipramine)
    Available in the form of a tablet, Norpramin (desipramine) is prescribed for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV selection offers more information on Norpramin, including possible side effects. A link to more details is also included.
  • Norpramin Dosage
    The recommended Norpramin dosage for the treatment of depression is 100 mg to 200 mg a day. This part of the eMedTV library also discusses Norpramin dosing for teenagers and elderly people and offers tips on when and how to take the antidepressant.
  • Norpramin Drug Interactions
    Cimetidine, barbiturates, and MAOIs are a few of the drugs that can potentially interact with Norpramin. This eMedTV Web page describes how Norpramin drug interactions can increase your risk of side effects (such as drowsiness or dizziness).
  • Norpramin Side Effects
    There are numerous possible Norpramin side effects, including dry mouth, hair loss, and confusion. This eMedTV page lists other potential side effects of Norpramin, including serious problems that you should report to your doctor (such as seizures).
  • Norpramin Uses
    Norpramin is used mainly to treat depression in adults. But as this eMedTV article explains, there are also a number of off-label Norpramin uses, including the treatment of fibromyalgia, anxiety disorder, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
  • Norpramin Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Norpramin if you have recently had a heart attack. This eMedTV article describes other people who should avoid the medication and lists a number of other Norpramin warnings and precautions, including side effects that may occur.
  • Norpramin Withdrawal
    This eMedTV page describes what a doctor may do to help prevent Norpramin withdrawal symptoms from occurring. Norpramin withdrawal symptoms -- which usually go away over time and don't require treatment -- can include nausea, headaches, and malaise.
  • Olanzapina
    Olanzapine is a drug that is used for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more information. Olanzapina is a common misspelling of olanzapine
  • Olanzapine
    Olanzapine is a medication that is used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an overview of olanzapine, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Olanzapine Dosing
    For people with bipolar disorder, the recommended starting olanzapine dosage is 10 mg to 15 mg once daily. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of olanzapine dosing, and also includes information on when and how to take the drug.
  • Olanzapine Side Effects
    Possible side effects of olanzapine can include insomnia, weight gain, and drowsiness. This eMedTV page covers these and other side effects that may occur, including serious side effects to report to your doctor (such as a high fever).
  • Olanzepine
    Olanzapine is a drug that is used for the treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This eMedTV article gives an overview of olanzapine effects, dosing guidelines, and overdose symptoms. Olanzepine is a common misspelling of olanzapine.
  • Olanzipine
    This eMedTV page explains that olanzapine (a drug used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia) works by affecting certain chemicals in the brain. This page offers a brief overview of this drug. Olanzipine is a common misspelling of olanzapine.
  • Olanzopine
    This eMedTV article discusses olanzapine, a drug used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This resource offers a quick overview of this drug and provides a link to more information. Olanzopine is a common misspelling of olanzapine.
  • Orally Disintegrating Alprazolam
    Orally disintegrating alprazolam is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. This eMedTV article provides more information about the uses and effects of this drug, and also covers dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • Orally Disintegrating Alprazolam Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, your age and the other medications you are taking are some of the factors that will help determine your orally disintegrating alprazolam dose. This page discusses dosing guidelines for treating anxiety and panic disorder.
  • Orally Disintegrating Alprazolam Information
    This eMedTV article offers important information on orally disintegrating alprazolam, a drug used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. This page also covers some general dosing guidelines and explains why this drug is not suitable for everyone.
  • Oxazepam
    Oxazepam is a prescription drug that may be prescribed to treat anxiety or alcohol withdrawal. This part of the eMedTV site discusses how oxazepam works, as well as its possible side effects, available strengths, and general precautions and warnings.
  • Oxazepam Addiction
    This eMedTV article provides a discussion on oxazepam addiction. It explains that oxazepam, like other benzodiazepine drugs, has the potential to be abused -- and advises that you talk with a doctor if you feel you cannot stop taking the drug.
  • Oxazepam and Alcohol
    It is not recommended that you combine alcohol and oxazepam. As this eMedTV page explains, drinking alcohol while you are on oxazepam can raise your risk of side effects like drowsiness or memory problems -- and may also slow the heart and breathing.
  • Oxazepam and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that if you're taking oxazepam and breastfeeding at the same time, you should watch for side effects in your child. This page explains that oxazepam passes through breast milk and may cause problems in a breastfed infant.
  • Oxazepam and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page explains that you should talk with your doctor if you're taking oxazepam and pregnancy occurs (or you're thinking of becoming pregnant). Oxazepam is a pregnancy Category D drug, meaning it probably isn't safe for pregnant women.
  • Oxazepam Dosing
    As this eMedTV page explains, the suggested oxazepam dosage for most people going through alcohol withdrawal is 15 mg to 30 mg three to four times daily. This article also covers oxazepam dosing for anxiety treatment and gives tips on taking the drug.
  • Oxazepam Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on oxazepam? This eMedTV resource presents a brief overview of this drug. It explains how it works, the conditions it can treat, and general dosing guidelines. This page also covers what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Oxazepam Overdose
    Symptoms of an oxazepam overdose can include lethargy, confusion, and a coma. This eMedTV resource lists other possible overdose symptoms and explains that you should seek medical attention right away if you believe you may have overdosed on oxazepam.
  • Oxazepam Withdrawal
    This eMedTV segment explains that if you abruptly stop taking oxazepam, withdrawal symptoms (including confusion, insomnia, or sweating) can occur. This Web page covers other withdrawal symptoms and steps your doctor may take to prevent them.
  • Paliperidone
    Paliperidone is a drug that is licensed for treating schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. This eMedTV Web page further explores the effects of paliperidone, offers general dosing information for the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Paliperidone (Invega)
    People with schizophrenia may benefit from paliperidone (Invega), a prescription medication. This eMedTV Web article gives an overview of this medicine, listing some of its potential side effects and explaining when and how to take it.
  • Paliperidone Dosing
    The recommended starting dose of oral paliperidone for treating schizophrenia in adults is 6 mg once a day. This eMedTV segment contains more information on paliperidone dosing and offers suggestions for when and how to take the medication.
  • Paliperidone Palmitate
    Paliperidone palmitate is prescribed to help treat schizophrenia by blocking certain brain chemicals. This eMedTV page presents a closer look at this antipsychotic drug, with details on who can use it, dosing tips, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Paliperidone Palmitate Dosage
    Available as an injection, paliperidone palmitate is normally given once a month. This eMedTV page lists some of the factors that may affect your dosage of paliperidone palmitate and offers some tips on what to expect when you receive this injection.
  • Paliperidone Palmitate Drug Information
    Paliperidone palmitate is a medicine prescribed to treat schizophrenia in adults. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers some basic drug information on paliperidone palmitate, including details on how it is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • Paliperidone Palmitate Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, call your doctor if you experience confusion, shaking, or certain other side effects while using paliperidone palmitate. This page examines other possible reactions that may occur during treatment with this drug.
  • Paliperidone Side Effects
    Headaches and a rapid heart rate are among the common side effects of paliperidone. This eMedTV page lists other possible paliperidone side effects, including serious side effects that require medical attention (including large or rapid weight gain).
  • Paroxetine Mesylate
    Major depression and other mental health conditions can be treated with paroxetine mesylate. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, discusses other conditions it is used to treat, and provides tips for how and when to take it.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate Dosage
    The typical starting dose of paroxetine mesylate for adults with major depression is 20 mg once daily. This eMedTV page explores common dosages for a variety of conditions, such as panic disorder, general anxiety disorder, and OCD.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, paroxetine mesylate is a drug used to treat depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and other conditions. This Web page provides an introduction to the antidepressant and links to more detailed information.
  • PDD
    People with PDD tend to have delayed development with regard to socialization and communication skills. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, including the different types, symptoms, and techniques that can improve a person's outcome.
  • PDD (Pervasive Developmental Disorder)
    Autism is the most characteristic pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). This eMedTV article takes a quick look at PDD, with details on symptoms, other conditions that fall under this category, and more.
  • PDD Disorder
    A pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) can manifest as autism, Asperger disorder, or other conditions. This eMedTV resource briefly describes PDD, with information on how symptoms appear, treatment options, and more.
  • PDD Symptoms
    Common PDD symptoms discussed in this eMedTV resource affect a variety of developmental areas, such as language and social skills. Symptoms are expressed in different ways and to differing degrees in individuals.
  • PDD Treatment
    PDD treatment options, as this eMedTV page explains, are designed to help with symptoms and improve communication and social skills. Specialized education and medications are just two of the options discussed in this article.
  • Perfenazine
    Perphenazine is often prescribed to treat schizophrenia and severe nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV page explores potential side effects of perphenazine and offers general dosing information. Perfenazine is a common misspelling of perphenazine.
  • Perfenizine
    Perphenazine is a prescription drug licensed to treat schizophrenia and severe nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works and offers general precautions for those taking it. Perfenizine is a common misspelling of perphenazine.
  • Perphenazine
    Perphenazine is approved to treat schizophrenia as well as severe nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
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