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  • Pulmonary Embolism
    A pulmonary embolism is a dangerous condition that can occur when a blood clot lodges in the lung. This eMedTV article tells you what you need to know about why this blockage is so serious, possible symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Pulmonary Embolism Information
    Looking for information on pulmonary embolism? This eMedTV Web page gives a brief description of this serious condition, with details on its most common symptoms and who it is most likely to affect.
  • Pulmonary Embolism Prevention
    As this eMedTV page explains, you can reduce your risk of pulmonary embolism by taking steps to avoid deep vein thrombosis (DVT). This page lists ways of preventing pulmonary embolism and DVT, such as exercising your lower leg muscles on long car trips.
  • Pulmonary Embolism Statistics
    Pulmonary embolism statistics offer a quick overview of the condition. As the statistics in this eMedTV article explain, 60,000 people die from pulmonary embolism each year in the United States. This page offers current pulmonary embolism statistics.
  • Pulmonary Embolism Treatment
    Blood-thinning medications and surgery are among the most common pulmonary embolism treatments. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes these and other options in detail, including vena cava filters and clot-dissolving drugs.
  • Pulmonary Hypertension and Tracleer
    Tracleer can treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) by preventing blood vessels from constricting. This eMedTV article examines the benefits of using this drug, as well as details on how it works. It also links to more details.
  • Ravatio
    Revatio is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV page takes a brief look at Revatio, including the benefits of this drug and possible side effects. Ravatio is a common misspelling of Revatio.
  • Recovery from Pulmonary Embolism
    As this eMedTV page explains, pulmonary embolism recovery can involve taking medications and having regular blood tests. This article takes an in-depth look at what you can do to ensure a successful recovery.
  • Revatio
    Revatio is a drug prescribed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV resource offers a detailed overview of this medicine, including information on how it works, its various benefits, general dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Revatio 20 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe 20-mg Revatio tablets to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. This page offers other important dosing guidelines for Revatio, including helpful tips for taking this drug.
  • Revatio and Breastfeeding
    In general, women should use Revatio (sildenafil citrate) with caution while breastfeeding. This eMedTV page explains why no research has been done on the risks of taking this drug while breastfeeding and describes what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Revatio and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, it is generally considered safe for pregnant women to take Revatio (sildenafil citrate). This article takes an in-depth look at this topic, explaining why the drug was given a pregnancy Category B rating.
  • Revatio Dosage
    The standard dosage of Revatio is a 20-mg tablet or 10-mg intravenous injection three times daily. This eMedTV page provides an in-depth look at dosing guidelines for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension, and lists tips on when and how to use Revatio.
  • Revatio Drug Interactions
    Medications such as Viagra and Coreg may cause negative drug interactions with Revatio. This page of the eMedTV Web site features a list of other drugs that can lead to interactions and also explains the complications that could result.
  • Revatio for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
    As this eMedTV page discusses, using Revatio for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) can help improve a person's ability to exercise and delay serious complications. This article also explains how this drug works and links to more information.
  • Revatio Medication Information
    Revatio is a prescription medicine used for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of Revatio, with information on the medication's dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Revatio Overdose
    If you take too much Revatio (sildenafil citrate), you could experience dizziness or other symptoms. This eMedTV article covers what to expect with an overdose, including details on how a healthcare provider will treat any symptoms that occur as a result.
  • Revatio Side Effects
    Headaches, diarrhea, and heartburn are some of the most common side effects of Revatio. This eMedTV Web segment further describes other problems reported with the drug, including other common side effects and those that require immediate medical care.
  • Revatio Uses
    Revatio is prescribed for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults. This eMedTV page offers more details on what Revatio is used for, including information on its various benefits and a list of possible off-label uses of the drug.
  • Revatio Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to safely use Revatio if you take nitrates or have heart disease. This eMedTV Web article provides a detailed list of other important precautions and warnings with Revatio, and also covers what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Revitio
    As this eMedTV page explains, Revatio is a drug used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. This page takes a brief look at how this medication works and what to tell your doctor before taking it. Revitio is a common misspelling of Revatio.
  • Roflumilast
    Available by prescription, roflumilast is a drug used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing details on its dosing, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Roflumilast Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, the standard dose of roflumilast is one 500-mcg tablet taken once daily. This page further discusses dosing guidelines for this drug, including helpful tips on when and how to take this medication.
  • Roflumilast Drug Information
    Roflumilast is a prescription drug used to control symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This eMedTV article offers more information on roflumilast, explaining how the drug works, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Shantix
    Chantix is a smoking cessation medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV Web page explains the effects of Chantix and describes the possible side effects that may occur during treatment. Shantix is a common misspelling of Chantix.
  • Side Affects of Nicotine Gum
    Side effects of nicotine gum can include headaches, dizziness, and nausea. This eMedTV page lists other side effects, including a few that require prompt medical care. Side affects of nicotine gum is a common misspelling of side effects of nicotine gum.
  • Side Effects of Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium XR
    Diarrhea and nausea are among the common side effects of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium XR. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at side effects that may occur during treatment, including serious problems requiring immediate medical care.
  • Side Effects of Arformoterol Tartrate
    Common side effects of arformoterol tartrate may include chest pain, breathing discomfort, and the flu. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible arformoterol tartrate side effects, including serious ones that require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Beclomethasone Inhalers
    Common side effects of beclomethasone inhalers include nausea, back pain, and headache. This part of the eMedTV library lists other common beclomethasone side effects and also lists serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Budesonide and Formoterol
    Side effects of budesonide and formoterol may include sore throat, upset stomach, and headache. As this eMedTV page explains, there are also many side effects that require medical attention, such as high blood sugar, anxiety, or depression.
  • Side Effects of Dextromethorphan Polistirex
    Nausea, constipation, and dizziness are some of the possible side effects of dextromethorphan polistirex. This eMedTV page offers a more detailed list of reactions that may occur, including potentially dangerous problems requiring immediate medical care.
  • Side Effects of Dornase Alfa
    Side effects of dornase alfa do not often occur. However, since they are possible, this eMedTV page lists the commonly reported ones, as well as rare side effects and side effects that may need prompt medical attention by your healthcare provider.
  • Side Effects of Formoterol Solution
    Some common side effects of formoterol solution include nausea, dry mouth, and dizziness. This selection from the eMedTV site covers several side effects of formoterol solution, including those that require prompt medical care.
  • Side Effects of Ipratropium and Albuterol Inhaler
    This eMedTV page explains that although most people do not develop any problems while taking ipratropium and albuterol inhalers, side effects are possible. This page lists several side effects of the drug and covers which ones may need medical care.
  • Side Effects of Ipratropium and Albuterol Solution
    This eMedTV page explains that side effects of ipratropium and albuterol solution can include nausea, diarrhea, and bronchitis. This page lists other common side effects of the drug and describes serious side effects that may require medical care.
  • Side Effects of Ipratropium HFA Inhaler
    Side effects, such as sinus infections and bronchitis, may occur with use of ipratropium HFA inhalers. This eMedTV page lists other common side effects of ipratropium HFA inhaler and also outlines side effects that may require immediate medical care.
  • Side Effects of Linezolid
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, linezolid can cause side effects like diarrhea, vomiting, and headaches. This article describes other common side effects of the antibiotic and also offers a list of potentially serious reactions.
  • Side Effects of Mometasone Inhalers
    Side effects such as headaches, nausea, and a sore throat may occur with the use of mometasone inhalers. This eMedTV segment lists other common side effects of mometasone inhalers and also describes serious side effects that require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Mometasone/Formoterol
    Headaches and inflammation of the nose and throat are common side effects of mometasone/formoterol. This eMedTV page further explores possible reactions to this drug, including statistics on how often they occur and which ones require medical care.
  • Side Effects of Omalizumab
    Dizziness, fatigue, and joint pain are a few of the common side effects of omalizumab. This portion of the eMedTV archives lists other omalizumab side effects and explains which side effects need to be reported immediately to your healthcare provider.
  • Side Effects of Roflumilast
    Weight loss, nausea, and a loss of appetite are common side effects of roflumilast. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at possible reactions to this drug, including statistics on how often they occur and which ones require medical care.
  • Side Effects of the Ciclesonide Inhaler
    As this eMedTV page explains, the ciclesonide inhaler can cause headaches, sinus infections, and other side effects. This article lists other potential side effects of this prescription inhaler, including serious symptoms requiring immediate medical care.
  • Side Effects of Tiotropium
    Dry mouth, sinus infection, and bladder infection are among the common side effects of tiotropium. This eMedTV page lists other side effects that have been seen with the drug, including rare ones and ones that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Side Effects of Triamcinolone Inhalers
    Common side effects of triamcinolone inhalers may include a sore throat, headaches, and sinus infections. This eMedTV page describes other common side effects of triamcinolone inhalers and lists serious problems that need immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Zileuton
    Some possible side effects of zileuton include headache, abdominal pain, and nausea. This segment of the eMedTV archives lists common side effects seen with the drug, as well as serious ones that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Zileuton CR
    Side effects such as sinus infections, nausea, and a sore throat may occur with the use of zileuton CR. This eMedTV Web page lists other common side effects of zileuton CR and also describes serious side effects that require medical attention.
  • Sirturo
    Sirturo is used to treat tuberculosis in people who are resistant to certain other drugs. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, lists potential side effects, describes dosing guidelines, and covers a number of other related topics.
  • Sirturo and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV segment explains, it is generally recommended that Sirturo (bedaquiline) not be used while breastfeeding. This page examines whether this medication passes through breast milk and the potentially dangerous problems it may cause.
  • Sirturo and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV segment addresses whether it is safe to take Sirturo (bedaquiline) during pregnancy. This includes information on the animal research that has been done and when a healthcare provider may prescribe this drug to pregnant women.
  • Sirturo Dosage
    This eMedTV article discusses dosing guidelines when using Sirturo to treat tuberculosis. This resource explains the amounts that are used during the 24-week treatment and offers some suggestions for how to most effectively use this drug.
  • Sirturo Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at potential interactions between Sirturo and other drugs, such as alcohol and certain heart rhythm medicines. This page also explains how these combinations can lead to potentially dangerous side effects.
  • Sirturo Medication Information
    Sirturo is a prescription drug used to treat tuberculosis when there are no other treatment options. This eMedTV selection includes more information on how Sirturo works and explains what side effects may occur with the use of this medication.
  • Sirturo Overdose
    It is possible to take a Sirturo (bedaquiline) overdose. However, as this eMedTV Web article explains, the full effects this might cause are not exactly known at this time. This page also examines some possible treatment options.
  • Sirturo Side Effects
    Joint pain, nausea, and headaches are some of the most common Sirturo side effects. This eMedTV resource also examines some of the more serious reactions that can occur with this drug, such as liver problems or allergic reactions.
  • Sirturo Uses
    By preventing bacteria from surviving and replicating, Sirturo can help treat tuberculosis in adults. This eMedTV Web selection describes how this medicine works and discusses why Sirturo is only used when other tuberculosis treatments are not an option.
  • Sirturo Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV resource explores various Sirturo warnings and precautions, such as potential drug interactions, liver problems, and other complications. This article also describes situations where this medication may not be suitable for use.
  • Skin Reaction to Nicoderm Patch
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes some of the problems that can occur while using Nicoderm CQ patches, including skin reactions. This page takes a closer look at these problems and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Strengths Nicotine Gum Comes In
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, nicotine gum comes in 2-mg and 4-mg strengths. This article further discusses how to determine which strength to use and describes some general dosing guidelines. A link to more information is also included.
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