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Information on Emphysema - Lung Anatomy

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  • Information on Ipratropium and Albuterol
    This part of the eMedTV site features information on the ipratropium and albuterol inhaler, a product used to treat COPD. This article gives an overview of this medication, explaining why the current formulation of the drug is being phased out.
  • Intal
    Intal is a prescription drug that is used for preventing asthma attacks in adults and children. This eMedTV page explains how Intal works, describes how to use the inhaler and nebulizer solution, and lists the various strengths available.
  • Intal and Breastfeeding
    No research has been conducted on whether Intal is passed through breast milk during breastfeeding. This eMedTV article further discusses Intal and breastfeeding, and explains the possible risks involved with using the drug while breastfeeding.
  • Intal and Pregnancy
    Intal is believed to be safe to use during pregnancy. This section of the eMedTV library offers more information on Intal and pregnancy, including an explanation of how the FDA's pregnancy category system works.
  • Intal Dosage
    The suggested Intal dosage for adults and children using the inhaler is two inhalations four times daily. This eMedTV resource also offers dosing recommendations for the Intal nebulizer solution and explains when and how to use both Intal products.
  • Intal Drug Interactions
    A drug interaction may occur if Intal nebulizer solution is used with ipratropium nebulizer solution. This eMedTV page further discusses Intal drug interactions and explains the importance of telling your doctor about other drugs you are taking.
  • Intal Inhaler
    The Intal inhaler helps prevent asthma attacks. However, as this eMedTV article explains, it is not designed for use after an attack has already started. This Web page gives an overview of this product and includes a link to learn more.
  • Intal Overdose
    While the effects of an Intal overdose in humans are not known, no problems were seen in animal studies. This eMedTV page offers more information on Intal overdoses and describes possible treatment options that may be used.
  • Intal Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of Intal include nausea, cough, and sneezing. This page on the eMedTV site describes other common side effects, lists less common but possible problems, and explains which side effects require medical attention.
  • Intal Uses
    Intal is a prescription medicine that is used for preventing asthma attacks. This article from the eMedTV library explains how the medication works to control asthma symptoms and discusses Intal uses in children.
  • Intal Warnings and Precautions
    People taking Intal should also carry a rescue medication (like an albuterol inhaler) for emergencies. This eMedTV segment contains other Intal warnings and precautions, including important information on who should not use the medication.
  • Ipatropium
    Ipratropium is used to treat COPD or a runny nose. This article in the eMedTV library explains the various forms of ipratropium that are available and lists the factors that may affect your dosage. Ipatropium is a common misspelling of ipratropium.
  • Ipatropium Bromide
    As this eMedTV article explains, ipratropium is a prescription drug used to treat COPD and a runny nose. This page also offers some general precautions of the medication. Ipatropium bromide is a variation and common misspelling of ipratropium.
  • IPF Information
    As this eMedTV page explains, when a person has idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), the air sacs in the lungs and their supporting structures become inflamed and scarred. This article offers more information on IPF, including common symptoms.
  • Ipratropium
    Ipratropium is a prescription medicine that comes in several forms and treats a runny nose and COPD. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, including information about how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking it.
  • Ipratropium and Albuterol Inhaler
    The ipratropium and albuterol inhaler, which is available by prescription, is used for treating COPD. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of the combination medication, offers tips on using it, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Ipratropium and Albuterol Inhaler Dosing
    As this eMedTV article explains, the standard dose of the ipratropium and albuterol inhaler for treating COPD is one or two inhalations four times daily. This article also offers helpful dosing tips for those using the medication.
  • Ipratropium and Albuterol Solution
    Ipratropium and albuterol solution is approved for treating and preventing airway spasms due to COPD. This eMedTV resource discusses general precautions with the drug, explains how it works, and describes tips for when and how to use the medication.
  • Ipratropium and Albuterol Solution Dosing
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended standard dose of ipratropium and albuterol solution for treating COPD is one 3-mL vial inhaled four times a day. This page also provides ipratropium and albuterol solution dosing guidelines.
  • Ipratropium and Albuterol Solution Information
    Are you looking for information on ipratropium and albuterol solution? This eMedTV Web page gives a brief overview of using this drug to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including how it performed in clinical trials.
  • Ipratropium Bromide -- Information
    Ipratropium bromide is a prescription medicine used to treat a runny nose and other conditions. This eMedTV resource provides some basic drug information on ipratropium bromide, including side effects, safety warnings, and dosing guidelines.
  • Ipratropium HFA Inhaler
    The ipratropium HFA inhaler is prescribed to treat the symptoms of COPD and works by opening up the airways. This eMedTV article explains how the inhaler works, lists potential side effects, and describes when and how to use it.
  • Ipratropium HFA Inhaler Dosing
    This eMedTV resource explains that the standard ipratropium HFA inhaler dosing (regardless of weight, age, or other medical conditions) is two sprays four times a day. This page also offers helpful tips and precautions for those using the inhaler.
  • Ipratropium HFA Inhaler Information
    Are you looking for information on the ipratropium HFA inhaler? This part of the eMedTV library gives an overview of this product, explaining what it is used for and listing some of the precautions to be aware of before starting treatment.
  • Ipratroprium
    This eMedTV page explains that a doctor may prescribe ipratropium to treat a runny nose or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This page also lists potential side effects of ipratropium. Ipratroprium is a common misspelling of ipratropium.
  • Is Walking Pneumonia Contagious?
    This eMedTV segment explains that the germs that cause walking pneumonia are contagious, but that doesn't mean that everyone who is exposed to them will come down with the illness. This page also explains how transmission typically occurs.
  • Letairis
    Letairis is prescribed to treat arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this medication, with information on how it works, how it is taken, possible side effects, and more.
  • Letairis and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page discusses why it may not be safe for women to use Letairis (ambrisentan) while breastfeeding. This article explains if any research has been done on this topic and whether it is known if the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Letairis and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Letairis (ambrisentan) as a pregnancy Category X drug. This eMedTV selection looks at the reasons why this drug should not be used by pregnant women. It also discusses the animal research that has been done on this topic.
  • Letairis Dosage
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Letairis tablets are taken once daily to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). More detailed dosing instructions are given in this article, including details on how your Letairis dosage is calculated.
  • Letairis Drug Interactions
    There is an increased risk for side effects if Letairis is combined with cyclosporine. This eMedTV page examines this particular drug interaction with Letairis, and explains whether there are other interactions that you may have to avoid.
  • Letairis Medication Information
    By preventing blood vessels from narrowing, Letairis can help treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV segment provides more information on Letairis, including possible side effects of the medication and dosing instructions.
  • Letairis Overdose
    If you believe you have taken too much Letairis (ambrisentan), seek immediate medical attention. This eMedTV segment describes some of the possible overdose effects and takes a look at how these complications might be treated.
  • Letairis Side Effects
    Some people who take Letairis may develop serious side effects, such as anemia or liver problems. This eMedTV Web selection tells you what you need to know about Letairis side effects, including details on when to seek medical attention.
  • Letairis Uses
    Letairis is prescribed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at what the drug is used for, including information on how Letairis works and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • Letairis Warnings and Precautions
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Letairis can increase your risk of liver problems and other serious complications. Other warnings and precautions for Letairis are listed in this article, including details on when the drug should be avoided entirely.
  • Letairus
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Letairis is a medicine prescribed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This page describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists potential side effects. Letairus is a common misspelling of Letairis.
  • Letaris
    Adults may receive Letairis to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV resource examines this prescription drug in more detail, covering some basic dosing information. Letaris is a common misspelling of Letairis.
  • Linazolid
    A prescription antibiotic, linezolid is used to treat serious infections that are caused by bacteria. This eMedTV selection explains how to take this drug and lists some possible side effects. Linazolid is a common misspelling of linezolid.
  • Linesolid
    Linezolid, an antibiotic, comes in many forms and is used to treat certain types of bacterial infections. This eMedTV page offers some basic information on this product and provides a link to more details. Linesolid is a common misspelling of linezolid.
  • Linezolid
    Available by prescription only, linezolid is a drug used to treat serious infections, such as pneumonia. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this product and its uses, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Linezolid Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the dosing guidelines for linezolid call for it to be taken twice a day. This article takes an in-depth look at when and how to take this medication, with details on why it's so important to finish your course of linezolid.
  • Linezolid Drug Information
    This eMedTV segment offers some basic information on linezolid, a drug used for certain types of pneumonia and other serious infections. This article gives an overview of this medication and provides a link to more detailed information on it.
  • Linzolid
    As this eMedTV page explains, healthcare providers use linezolid to treat certain types of pneumonia, as well as certain antibiotic-resistant infections. This article gives an overview of this antibiotic. Linzolid is a common misspelling of linezolid.
  • Living With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    As this eMedTV page explains, people living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) can educate themselves on the disease and learn how to manage symptoms. This page offers tips on coping with IPF, such as eating a healthy diet and exercising.
  • Lung Anatomy
    This eMedTV article talks about the anatomy of the lung, explaining how a slice of normal lung looks similar to a pink sponge filled with tiny bubbles or holes. This page describes the lung in more detail and also includes information on COPD.
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