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  • Methamphetamine Addiction and Abuse
    Methamphetamine may be habit-forming and can easily be abused. This eMedTV resource discusses methamphetamine addiction and abuse, including information about health problems it may cause and how to get help for dependency.
  • Methamphetamine and Pregnancy
    Taking prescription methamphetamine during pregnancy may increase your risk of having a premature baby. This eMedTV article discusses methamphetamine and pregnancy, and describes results of studies that examined the effects of the drug on animals.
  • Methamphetamine and Weight Loss
    The prescription form of methamphetamine is licensed for the short-term treatment of obesity. This eMedTV article discusses methamphetamine and weight loss, and explains the risks of using the drug as an obesity treatment for longer than a few weeks.
  • Methamphetamine Dosing
    For ADHD treatment, methamphetamine dosing usually starts at 5 mg once or twice a day. This eMedTV page discusses methamphetamine dosage for short-term obesity treatment as well and offers some guidelines concerning when and how to take the drug.
  • Methamphetamine Drug Info
    As explained in this eMedTV article, methamphetamine is a medication used for ADHD and obesity. This page offers more information on methamphetamine, including what to discuss with your doctor before taking this drug.
  • Methamphetamine Overdose
    A person who has overdosed on methamphetamine may exhibit hyperactivity or hallucinate. This eMedTV article describes other possible effects of an overdose (such as seizures) and examines treatment options for such an overdose.
  • Methamphetamine Sexual Side Effects
    In studies of methamphetamine, sexual side effects of the drug included impotence and changes in sex drive. This eMedTV resource discusses these potential sexual side effects of methamphetamine and how they may be treated.
  • Methamphetamine Side Affects
    Side effects of methamphetamine can include diarrhea, high blood pressure, and increased heart rate. This eMedTV page identifies some methamphetamine side effects. Methamphetamine side affects is a common misspelling of methamphetamine side effects.
  • Methamphetamine Side Effects
    Based on studies of methamphetamine, side effects of the drug may include diarrhea, insomnia, and headache. This eMedTV segment discusses other possible side effects of methamphetamine, including some that may require medical attention.
  • Methamphetamine Withdrawal
    If you abruptly stop using methamphetamine, withdrawal symptoms may occur, such as depression or fatigue. This eMedTV segment lists other possible withdrawal symptoms and explains what you can do to avoid methamphetamine withdrawal.
  • Methamphetamine: A Controlled Substance
    Methamphetamine is a controlled substance, meaning that there are special rules for how it's prescribed. This eMedTV page looks at some of the rules concerning methamphetamine, a controlled substance that does have legitimate medical purposes.
  • Methamphetimine
    Methamphetamine is a prescription drug licensed to treat ADHD and obesity. This eMedTV segment provides a brief description of this drug, along with a link to more detailed information. Methamphetimine is a common misspelling of methamphetamine.
  • Methaphtamine
    Methamphetamine is a drug that can be prescribed to treat obesity and ADHD. This eMedTV article further explores methamphetamine, including a list of some of its more common side effects. Methaphtamine is a common misspelling of methamphetamine.
  • Methedone
    Methadone is a prescription drug used to treat pain and addiction. This eMedTV Web segment explores the benefits of methadone and offers some general warnings and precautions to be aware of. Methedone is a common misspelling of methadone.
  • Methemphetamine
    Methamphetamine is licensed for the treatment of obesity and ADHD. This eMedTV resource explains how methamphetamine works and explores its specific uses and potential side effects. Methemphetamine is a common misspelling of methamphetamine.
  • Methidone
    Doctors may prescribe methadone (a narcotic) to treat moderate-to-severe pain or heroin addiction. This eMedTV article explains how this drug works, describes its effects, and offers general precautions. Methidone is a common misspelling of methadone.
  • Methodone
    Methadone, an opioid narcotic, is approved for pain relief and addiction treatment. This eMedTV resource offers a brief overview of this medicine, including the various forms and potential side effects. Methodone is a common misspelling of methadone.
  • Methodone Withdrawal
    Withdrawal symptoms may occur if you stop taking methadone too quickly. This eMedTV Web segment provides a list of possible methadone withdrawal symptoms, such as vomiting and insomnia. Methodone withdrawal is a common misspelling of methadone withdrawal.
  • Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension
    Methylphenidate ER oral suspension is a prescription medicine approved to treat the symptoms of ADHD. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works, lists some potential side effects, and gives tips on when and how to take it.
  • Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension Dosage
    As this eMedTV resource explains, the usual starting dosage of methylphenidate ER oral suspension for treating ADHD is 20 mg once daily. This page discusses when this amount may be increased and describes factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension Information
    As this eMedTV selection explains, methylphenidate ER oral suspension is prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This Web page presents more information on this medication, including side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension Side Effects
    Insomnia and mood swings are among the more common methylphenidate ER oral suspension side effects. This eMedTV page describes other possible side effects of this drug, including side effects to report to your doctor (like chest pain).
  • Methylphenidate Patch
    The methylphenidate patch (available by prescription only) is used for ADHD in children and adolescents. This eMedTV Web page explains how the patch works, describes its effects, and lists possible side effects it may cause.
  • Methylphenidate Patch (Daytrana)
    The methylphenidate patch is a stimulant sold under the brand name Daytrana. This eMedTV article gives a brief description of this drug, including what it is used for and general dosing guidelines. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Methylphenidate Patch Dosing
    For people who are starting ADHD treatment with the methylphenidate patch, dosing usually starts at 10 mg. This eMedTV article offers methylphenidate patch dosing guidelines and tips, including directions on when and how to apply the skin patch.
  • Methylphenidate Suspension
    As described in this eMedTV Web page, methylphenidate ER oral suspension is a medicine taken once daily to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This article discusses how the drug is taken, possible side effects, and more.
  • Mirtazapene
    Mirtazapine, a prescription medicine, is licensed for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV article briefly describes the drug and offers general precautions for those taking the medication. Mirtazapene is a common misspelling of mirtazapine.
  • Mirtazapin
    Mirtazapine is a prescription drug licensed to treat depression in adults. This eMedTV page explores how this medication works and explains what to discuss with your doctor before starting treatment. Mirtazapin is a common misspelling of mirtazapine.
  • Mirtazapine
    Mirtazapine is a medicine approved for the treatment of depression. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how the drug works, describes some of its potential side effects, and offers information for those taking the medication.
  • Mirtazapine (Remeron)
    This eMedTV article takes a brief look at mirtazapine, sold under the brand name Remeron. This segment covers the different forms of the drug, why you may want to take it at night, and conditions that may preclude its use.
  • Mirtazapine and Alcohol
    This portion of the eMedTV library discusses why people should avoid taking mirtazapine and alcohol together. This article also explains what healthcare providers recommend to those people who choose to drink alcohol while taking the medication.
  • Mirtazapine and Pregnancy
    There are several situations where it may not be safe to take mirtazapine, and pregnancy is one of them. This eMedTV segment explains that the FDA has classified the drug as a pregnancy Category C medicine based on the results of animal studies.
  • Mirtazapine Dosing
    The recommended starting dose of mirtazapine for depression is 15 mg a day. This eMedTV resource covers mirtazapine dosing guidelines that your healthcare provider will follow to determine your dosage and also offers tips on taking the drug.
  • Mirtazepine
    Mirtazapine is a prescription drug approved for use in treating depression. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains that the drug helps keep certain chemicals in the brain balanced. Mirtazepine is a common misspelling of mirtazapine.
  • Mirtazipine
    Mirtazapine is a prescription drug that is used to treat depression. This eMedTV page explains how the medication works and lists the factors that will determine your dosage. Mirtazipine is a common misspelling of mirtazapine.
  • Molindone
    Molindone is a prescription drug that is licensed for treating symptoms of schizophrenia. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at molindone, providing information on how it works, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Molindone Dosing
    When treating schizophrenia, molindone dosing typically starts at 50 to 75 mg daily. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers other dosage information for molindone, including suggestions on when and how to take the medication.
  • Molindone for Schizophrenia
    If you have schizophrenia, your healthcare provider may prescribe molindone. This eMedTV segment takes a look at how this drug is taken and provides a link to more in-depth information on this typical antipsychotic.
  • Narcan
    Narcan is a medication that may be prescribed to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. This eMedTV resource describes other possible uses for this drug, lists potential side effects that may occur, and explains how the medication works.
  • Narcan and Breastfeeding
    This part of the eMedTV archives explores whether it's safe for women to use Narcan (naloxone) while breastfeeding. This page takes a closer look at whether the drug passes through breast milk and what the manufacturer generally recommends.
  • Narcan and Pregnancy
    Healthcare providers generally consider it safe to give Narcan (naloxone) to pregnant women. This part of the eMedTV Web library discusses whether the benefits of using this drug during pregnancy would outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
  • Narcan Dosage
    Your age and weight are some of the factors that may affect the dosage of Narcan you receive. This eMedTV Web page offers more detailed dosing guidelines for this medication, including tips on when and how to effectively and safely use it.
  • Narcan Dosing
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at Narcan dosing instructions. As this page explains, the drug is injected into a vein, muscle, or under the skin. It also describes how your amount is calculated and how often you may receive it.
  • Narcan Drug Interactions
    Marijuana, heroin, and buprenorphine may cause drug interactions with Narcan. This eMedTV article lists other products that may negatively interact with Narcan and explains the complications that may occur when these drugs are used together.
  • Narcan for Respiratory Depression
    This eMedTV segment examines how Narcan can help treat respiratory depression and other dangerous effects of high doses of opioid medications. This article includes details on how the drug works and provides a link to more information.
  • Narcan Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Narcan is used to reverse the effects of opioid medications in adults, children, and infants. This resource provides more information on this product and describes some safety concerns to keep in mind when using it.
  • Narcan Overdose
    If you have overdosed on Narcan (naloxone), seek immediate medical treatment. This page of the eMedTV Web site examines some of the possible complications that may result from an overdose and describes how these problems might be treated by a doctor.
  • Narcan Side Effects
    Possible Narcan side effects may include a fast heartbeat, trembling, and shortness of breath. This eMedTV Web selection also lists potentially serious reactions that require immediate medical attention, such as seizures and hallucinations.
  • Narcan Toxicity
    Using too much Narcan may result in toxicity symptoms such as nausea, sweating, and dizziness. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of possible overdose symptoms, along with a link to how your doctor may treat any problems that occur.
  • Narcan Uses
    Primary Narcan uses include treating an opioid overdose and increasing blood pressure in certain people. This eMedTV segment describes the uses for Narcan in more detail, explains whether the drug should be given to children, and describes how it works.
  • Narcan Warnings and Precautions
    Narcan can cause problems in people who have been using opioid medications regularly. This eMedTV resource contains general warnings and precautions with Narcan, including potential side effects and information on who should avoid it.
  • Narcane
    Narcan is prescribed to reverse the effects of opioid medications. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of the drug, including approved uses and some general dosing guidelines. Narcane is a common misspelling of Narcan.
  • Nicatine Patch
    This eMedTV page explains that the nicotine patch helps people quit smoking by reducing the effects of nicotine withdrawal. This page offers general dosing information and safety precautions. Nicatine patch is a common misspelling of nicotine patch.
  • Niccotine Patch
    Available without a prescription, the nicotine patch is used to help people stop smoking. This eMedTV page offers more details on the patch, including possible side effects and safety precautions. Niccotine patch is a common misspelling of nicotine patch.
  • Nicoteen Patch
    The nicotine patch, a smoking-cessation medication, is available without prescription. This eMedTV page describes how this patch helps people quit smoking and lists possible side effects. Nicoteen patch is a common misspelling of nicotine patch.
  • Nicotene Patch
    The nicotine patch is a smoking-cessation medicine available without a prescription. This eMedTV Web page explains the effects of this product and describes ways to avoid overdosing on this drug. Nicotene patch is a common misspelling of nicotine patch.
  • Nicotine 14 Mg Patch
    As this eMedTV page explains, the starting strength of the nicotine patch is one 14-mg patch every 24 hours for people who smoke 10 or fewer cigarettes each day. This article discusses how to gradually decrease your dose to reduce nicotine withdrawal.
  • Nicotine Inhaler
    Your healthcare provider may recommend using a nicotine inhaler to help you quit smoking. This eMedTV Web page talks about this product in detail, explaining when and how to use it, what to expect, safety precautions, and more.
  • Nicotine Inhaler Dosage
    The nicotine inhaler is not designed for use after six months. This eMedTV segment talks about dosing with the nicotine inhaler, with information on gradually reducing your dose, how many times a day to use it, and more.
  • Nicotine Inhaler Generic
    The nicotine inhaler's patent has expired -- does that mean you can you get it in generic form now? This eMedTV article has the answer, and also includes a link to more in-depth information on the topic.
  • Nicotine Inhaler Information
    If you are trying to quit smoking, the nicotine inhaler may be able to curb some of your nicotine cravings. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on the nicotine inhaler, with details on how it is used, safety precautions, and more.
  • Nicotine Inhaler Side Effects
    This selection from the eMedTV archives covers the nicotine inhaler and its potential side effects, such as throat irritation, coughing, and headache. A more in-depth list is included, with information on what to do if serious side effects occur.
  • Nicotine Patch
    Available without a prescription, the nicotine patch is used to help people stop smoking. This page from the eMedTV Web library explains how the patch works, offers general dosing information, and describes some potential side effects of the medication.
  • Nicotine Patch Allergic Reaction
    As this eMedTV page explains, seek prompt medical care if you develop signs of an allergic reaction while using the nicotine patch. This page explains that an unexplained rash, swelling, or difficulty breathing could be signs of an allergy to this drug.
  • Nicotine Patch and Blood Pressure
    If you use the nicotine patch, it can increase blood pressure or cause a fast heartbeat. This eMedTV page offers a brief description on why people with high blood pressure may not be able to use the nicotine patch. A link to more details is also included.
  • Nicotine Patch and Headaches
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, headaches are a potential side effect of the nicotine patch. This resource further discusses this potential side effect and provides a link to more detailed information on possible reactions to this product.
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