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  • Accolate
    Accolate is a prescription drug that is taken twice a day to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV Web page offers dosing information, describes the effects of the drug, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment with this medication.
  • Accolate and Breastfeeding
    If you're breastfeeding or thinking of breastfeeding and have been prescribed Accolate, talk to your doctor. This eMedTV segment further explores Accolate and breastfeeding, noting that the drug's possible effects on a nursing infant are not known.
  • Accolate and Pregnancy
    Accolate is generally considered to be safe for use during pregnancy. As this page on the eMedTV site explains, in previous animal studies involving Accolate and pregnancy, the drug did not cause problems when it was given to pregnant rats.
  • Accolate Dosage
    For adults and children over the age of 12, the recommended Accolate dosage is 20 mg twice daily. This eMedTV resource also provides Accolate dosing recommendations for children ages 5 to 11 and lists some general tips on taking the drug.
  • Accolate Drug Information
    This eMedTV segment provides some basic information on Accolate, a prescription drug used to prevent asthma attacks. This article provides details on possible side effects and why you should still have a rescue inhaler with you at all times.
  • Accolate Drug Interactions
    If you take phenytoin, theophylline, or warfarin with Accolate, drug interactions can potentially occur. This eMedTV article lists other drugs that can potentially interact with Accolate and explains what may occur as a result of these interactions.
  • Accolate Overdose
    Symptoms of an Accolate overdose may include an upset stomach or rash. As this eMedTV Web page explains, a doctor may treat an Accolate overdose by "pumping the stomach," giving certain drugs, or administering supportive care.
  • Accolate Side Effects
    Among the common Accolate side effects are nausea, diarrhea, and headaches. This eMedTV page lists other possible adverse reactions to this drug, including serious problems that should be reported to a healthcare provider, such as signs of liver damage.
  • Accolate Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Accolate is used for preventing asthma attacks in both adults and children. This article further explores Accolate uses in children and discusses possible "off-label" reasons to prescribe the medication.
  • Accolate Warnings and Precautions
    Accolate is not a fast-acting asthma medication and should not be used to treat an asthma attack. This eMedTV page provides other Accolate warnings and precautions, such as the safety of taking the drug while pregnant and people who shouldn't take it.
  • Aclidinium
    Inhaling aclidinium twice daily can help treat certain types of long-term breathing problems. This eMedTV article presents a comprehensive overview of this prescription drug, including specific uses, details on how it works, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Aclidinium Dosage
    As explained in this article from the eMedTV Web site, using aclidinium twice daily is the standard dosage for everyone. This resource explains how to properly use this inhaler and also describes how this product is different from traditional inhalers.
  • Aclidinium Drug Information
    Aclidinium may relieve breathing problems associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on this drug, including how aclidinium works, dosing tips, and safety concerns. It also links to more details.
  • Aclidinium Side Effects
    This eMedTV page explains why you should notify your doctor if you are using aclidinium and have potentially serious side effects, such as worsening breathing problems or difficulty urinating. This page also lists some of the commonly reported problems.
  • Adcirca
    Adcirca is a medicine licensed for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, its various benefits, dosing tips, and potential side effects.
  • Adcirca 20-Mg Tablets
    If you have pulmonary arterial hypertension, a doctor may prescribe Adcirca. As this eMedTV page explains, Adcirca tablets come in one strength (20 mg) and are taken once a day. This resource offers other important dosing guidelines for Adcirca.
  • Adcirca and Breastfeeding
    Women are typically advised to use Adcirca (tadalafil) with caution while nursing. This eMedTV segment explains why no research has been done on the possible risks of breastfeeding while taking Adcirca and describes what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Adcirca and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe for pregnant women to take Adcirca (tadalafil). This selection from the eMedTV Web archives further explores this topic, including an explanation of why the FDA has classified it as a pregnancy Category B medication.
  • Adcirca Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the typical Adcirca dosage for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension in people with normal liver and kidney function is 40 mg once daily. This page also outlines several important tips for when and how to take this drug.
  • Adcirca Drug Interactions
    Nitrates and blood pressure medications are two of the drugs that can interact with Adcirca. This eMedTV page lists several other medications that may lead to complications when taken in combination with Adcirca and describes the problems that may result.
  • Adcirca for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    This eMedTV page features a discussion on using Adcirca for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), including details on how this drug works to improve a person's ability to exercise. This page also lists possible side effects and links to more details.
  • Adcirca Medication Information
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Adcirca is a drug used to improve exercise ability in people with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This article also covers possible side effects and what to discuss with your doctor before starting treatment.
  • Adcirca Overdose
    Taking too much Adcirca (tadalafil) may result in symptoms such as fainting or shortness of breath. This eMedTV page describes what to expect with an overdose, including other possible symptoms and details on how a doctor may treat these complications.
  • Adcirca Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of Adcirca include headaches, nausea, and heartburn. This eMedTV resource explores these and other possible reactions to the drug, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical care.
  • Adcirca Uses
    Adcirca is prescribed for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults. This eMedTV page provides more details on what the drug is used for, including how Adcirca works to improve the ability to exercise and possible off-label uses.
  • Adcirca Warnings and Precautions
    Adcirca may cause hearing loss or a sudden drop in blood pressure. This page of the eMedTV Web site features a detailed list of other important precautions and warnings for Adcirca, including information on who should avoid taking this drug.
  • Adverse Effects of Nicotine Chewing Gum
    As this eMedTV article discusses, nicotine gum is not free of risks. This Web page describes some of the potentially adverse effects of chewing nicotine gum and explains how you can help reduce the chance of such problems.
  • Aerobid
    Using Aerobid inhalers twice a day can help prevent asthma attacks. This part of the eMedTV library explains how Aerobid works, describes the effects of the medication, and lists potential side effects that may occur during treatment with Aerobid.
  • Aerobid and Breastfeeding
    It isn't known whether flunisolide (the active ingredient of Aerobid) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV article explores Aerobid and breastfeeding in more detail, explaining that the drug is probably safe for many women who are breastfeeding.
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