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  • Symptoms of Pulmonary Embolism
    Certain types of chest pain and unexplained shortness of breath are common symptoms of pulmonary embolism. This eMedTV article includes a detailed list of possible pulmonary embolism symptoms and signs, as well as symptoms of deep vein thrombosis.
  • Tiotropium
    Tiotropium is commonly used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Regular use, as this eMedTV page explains, helps keep airways open and prevent spasms. The drug's effects, possible side effects, and dosing information are also discussed.
  • Tiotropium Bromide Inhalation Powder
    Tiotropium bromide is a drug that is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This eMedTV resource gives some information on how to use tiotropium bromide inhalation powder and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
  • Tiotropium Dosing
    Tiotropium dosing guidelines call for one capsule to be inhaled once a day. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at how and when to take the medication to ensure the best results possible. The standard tiotropium dose is also described.
  • Tobi
    Healthcare providers prescribe Tobi to treat a certain bacterial infection in those with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV overview explores various topics, including how this medicine works, when it is prescribed, possible side effects, and more.
  • Tobi and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown whether it is safe to use Tobi while breastfeeding. This eMedTV article examines whether the drug passes through breast milk and discusses what your healthcare provider might advise. It also covers the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Tobi and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Tobi is usually only prescribed to pregnant women if the benefits outweigh the possible risks. This resource explains why using Tobi during pregnancy may increase the risk for certain complications.
  • Tobi Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Tobi comes as a liquid that is turned into a mist (using a nebulizer and an air compressor). This medicine is inhaled twice daily for 28 days. This article provides more details on Tobi dosing instructions.
  • Tobi Drug Interactions
    Aleve, Lasix, and Advil are just a few of the drugs that can cause interactions with Tobi. This page from the eMedTV Web site lists other products that may cause problems when used in combination with Tobi and explains how to reduce your risk.
  • Tobi Nebulizer Information
    Tobi is a medicine prescribed to treat a certain bacterial infection in people with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV resource describes how Tobi is inhaled twice daily, using a nebulizer, and provides information on safety concerns and other topics.
  • Tobi Nebulizer Solution
    As this eMedTV article explains, Tobi solution is inhaled using a nebulizer to treat a certain bacterial infection in people who have cystic fibrosis. This resource covers more dosing tips and describes some possible side effects.
  • Tobi Overdose
    It is not quite clear what to expect from a Tobi overdose. However, as this eMedTV article explains, seek immediate medical care if you have used too much of this drug. This resource describes potential problems that may occur and treatment options.
  • Tobi Side Effects
    Using Tobi may lead to side effects like a sore throat, headaches, and a runny or stuffy nose. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at other possible side effects of this medicine, including those that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Tobi Uses
    Tobi is an antibiotic medicine prescribed to treat a bacterial infection in those with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at what Tobi is used for and how it works. This article also describes some off-label uses for the drug.
  • Tobi Warnings and Precautions
    Some people who use Tobi may develop hearing problems, kidney damage, or other complications. This eMedTV Web page explores a number of precautions and warnings for using Tobi safely, including details on who should not use this drug.
  • Tobramycin Inhalation Powder
    Tobramycin inhalation powder is an antibiotic prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV segment offers more details, including how the drug works, dosing instructions, and side effects. Links to various topics are also provided.
  • Tobramycin Inhalation Powder Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, tobramycin inhalation powder is inhaled twice daily for 28 days to treat certain bacterial infections. More tobramycin inhalation powder dosing instructions are covered, including when and how to use this drug.
  • Tobramycin Inhalation Powder Information
    Tobramycin inhalation powder is prescribed to treat a bacterial infection in those with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV page covers more information on tobramycin inhalation powder, including why it is not appropriate for some people, side effects, and more.
  • Tobramycin Inhalation Powder Side Effects
    People using tobramycin inhalation powder may develop side effects like headaches, a sore throat, and fever. This eMedTV segment lists other possible problems that may occur with this drug, including some complications that require immediate medical care.
  • Traclear
    Adults may receive Tracleer to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV resource examines this prescription drug in more detail and covers some dosing information. Traclear is a common misspelling of Tracleer.
  • Tracleer
    Tracleer is prescribed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV article provides more detailed information on this drug, including how it works, how to take it, and possible side effects, as well as important safety concerns.
  • Tracleer 125 Mg
    A dose of 125 mg of Tracleer may be prescribed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV Web page examines what this drug is used for, covers some dosing instructions, and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Tracleer and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV segment explains why it may not be safe for women to use Tracleer (bosentan) 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.
  • Tracleer and Liver Damage
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Tracleer can cause liver damage in some people. This resource discusses this topic further and explains why you will need to be closely monitored with blood tests before and during treatment.
  • Tracleer and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Tracleer (bosentan) as a pregnancy Category X drug. This eMedTV Web page 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.
  • Tracleer Dosage
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Tracleer tablets are taken twice daily to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). More detailed dosing instructions are given in this article, including details on how your dose of Tracleer is calculated.
  • Tracleer Drug Interactions
    There is a potential for liver damage or other problems if Tracleer is combined with certain other drugs. This eMedTV page examines interactions that may occur with this medicine. It also includes a list of a number of products you may have to avoid.
  • Tracleer Interactions
    Healthcare providers may prescribe Tracleer to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). However, as this eMedTV segment explains, certain medications may not be safe to use with Tracleer, as interactions and complications may occur.
  • Tracleer Medication Information
    By preventing blood vessels from narrowing, Tracleer can help treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV resource provides more information on the medication, including possible side effects and basic dosing instructions.
  • Tracleer Overdose
    If you believe you have taken too much Tracleer (bosentan), seek immediate medical attention. This part of the eMedTV library examines some of the possible overdose effects and describes how these complications might be treated.
  • Tracleer Side Effects
    Some people who take Tracleer may develop serious side effects, such as infections and liver problems. This eMedTV resource explains why reactions such as these require immediate medical treatment. A list of other potential problems is also included.
  • Tracleer Uses
    Tracleer is prescribed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults. This eMedTV segment explores specific Tracleer uses, including information on how this medicine works and whether it is safe for use in older adults and children.
  • Tracleer Warnings and Precautions
    As explained in this eMedTV page, using Tracleer could lead to liver damage, dangerous swelling, or other potentially serious problems. Other precautions for using Tracleer safely are listed, including warnings for people with certain medical conditions.
  • Transdermal Nicoderm
    This eMedTV Web resource explains that as a transdermal medicine, Nicoderm CQ should only be applied to the skin. This page provides more tips on how to safely and effectively use these skin patches. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Triamcinolone for Asthma
    As this eMedTV article explains, the triamcinolone inhaler was prescribed to prevent asthma attacks. This resource gives a brief overview of how this product performed in clinical trials and includes a link to more detailed information on the drug.
  • Triamcinolone Inhaler
    A healthcare provider may prescribe the triamcinolone inhaler to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV page provides an overview of the prescription drug, explaining how the drug works to prevent asthma attacks and listing potential side effects.
  • Triamcinolone Inhaler Dosing
    As this eMedTV article explains, the suggested dose of the triamcinolone inhaler for adults and adolescents is two inhalations three to four times daily, or four inhalations twice daily. This page also explains how to take the medication.
  • Walking Pneumonia
    Walking pneumonia is similar to regular pneumonia, but with milder symptoms. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medical condition, with information on how long it lasts, possible symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Walking Pneumonia Information
    If you are looking for information on walking pneumonia, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It discusses symptoms, treatment, and prognosis, and includes a link to more in-depth information.
  • Walking Pneumonia Signs and Symptoms
    Possible walking pneumonia symptoms and signs include cough, headache, low-grade fever, and fatigue. This eMedTV Web resource tells you what you need to know about the symptoms of this illness, including signs occurring outside of the lungs.
  • Walking Pneumonia Symtoms
    Cough, sore throat, and fatigue are some of the common symptoms of walking pneumonia. This eMedTV page describes other signs and links to more information on the topic. Walking pneumonia symtoms is a common misspelling of walking pneumonia symptoms.
  • What Are Beclomethasone Inhalers Used For?
    Beclomethasone inhalers are used for preventing asthma attacks in adults and children. As this eMedTV Web page explains, beclomethasone inhalers can also be used "off-label" for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • What Are Mometasone Inhalers Used For?
    What are mometasone inhalers used for? Mometasone inhalers are prescribed to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV Web page explains how mometasone inhalers work to reduce inflammation in the airways and describes the use of the inhalers in children.
  • What Are Triamcinolone Inhalers Used For?
    What are triamcinolone inhalers used for? As this eMedTV page explains, triamcinolone inhalers are used to prevent asthma attacks in adults and children who are at least six years old. This page also covers an off-label use of triamcinolone inhalers.
  • What Does Letairis Do?
    How does Letairis treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)? This eMedTV article discusses what Letairis does within the body and lists some of the benefits of using this drug. It also links to more detailed information.
  • What Is Aclidinium Used For?
    Aclidinium is a type of inhaler prescribed for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV Web selection contains an explanation of when aclidinium is used, how it works, and whether it can be used for off-label reasons.
  • What Is Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium XR Used For?
    Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium XR is prescribed to treat certain types of sinus infections and pneumonia. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at the uses of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium XR, including details on whether it is safe for children.
  • What Is Arformoterol Tartrate Used For?
    Arformoterol tartrate is used for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adults. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works to prevent airway spasms and explores possible off-label arformoterol tartrate uses.
  • What Is Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, doctors often recommend the use of aztreonam for inhalation solution to treat a bacterial infection in those who have cystic fibrosis. This page examines how this drug works, whether children can use it, and more.
  • What Is Budesonide and Formoterol Used For?
    What is budesonide and formoterol used for? As this article from the eMedTV site explains, budesonide and formoterol is a combination drug that is used for preventing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • What Is Dextromethorphan Polistirex Used For?
    Dextromethorphan polistirex is a nonprescription cough suppressant. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at what dextromethorphan polistirex is used for and how it works. This page also explores "off-label" purposes and whether it's safe for children.
  • What Is Dornase Alfa Used For?
    Dornase alfa uses pertain to the improvement of lung function in people with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV Web page describes in detail what dornase alfa is used for, its effects, its use in children, and possible off-label uses for the drug.
  • What Is Formoterol Solution Used For?
    As this part of the eMedTV archives explains, formoterol solution uses include treating the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults. This page also discusses an off-label formoterol solution use for treating asthma.
  • What Is Indacaterol Maleate Used For?
    As this eMedTV page discusses, indacaterol maleate is used for preventing airways spasms due to COPD. This article describes how this drug works to relax the airways, explains why this drug is not approved for children, and covers off-label uses.
  • What Is Ipratropium and Albuterol Inhaler Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, the ipratropium and albuterol inhaler is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adults. This page describes how the inhaler works and discusses possible "off-label" ipratropium and albuterol inhaler uses.
  • What Is Ipratropium and Albuterol Solution Used For?
    Ipratropium and albuterol solution is approved for the treatment of breathing problems due to COPD. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at ipratropium and albuterol solution uses, including its "off-label" use to treat asthma.
  • What Is Ipratropium HFA Inhaler Used For?
    Ipratropium HFA inhaler uses are mainly for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This eMedTV segment discusses how the ipratropium HFA inhaler works and also lists possible "off-label" uses and uses in children.
  • What Is Linezolid Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, healthcare providers often use linezolid to treat certain types of pneumonia, as well as certain antibiotic-resistant infections. This Web page offers more information on the conditions that can be treated with linezolid.
  • What Is Mometasone/Formoterol Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, mometasone/formoterol is specifically used for controlling asthma and preventing asthma symptoms. This resource explains how the medication works in adults and children, and describes possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Nicotine Gum Used For?
    Many people use nicotine gum to help reduce withdrawal symptoms (such as cravings) when they stop smoking. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to help wean people off the addictive effects of nicotine and also covers "off-label" uses.
  • What Is Omalizumab Used For?
    Omalizumab can be prescribed for people who have allergic asthma or chronic hives. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works and takes an in-depth look at omalizumab uses, including possible "off-label" indications.
  • What Is Roflumilast Used For?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, roflumilast is used for controlling symptoms of severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults. This page describes how this drug works and discusses whether there are any off-label uses.
  • What Is the Ciclesonide Inhaler Used For?
    This eMedTV segment explains that the ciclesonide inhaler is prescription asthma medicine designed to prevent asthma attacks. This article describes the drug's use in more detail, including how it works, its use in children, and off-label uses.
  • What Is the Highest Dose of Nicotine Gum in a 24-Hour Period?
    There is a limit to how many pieces of nicotine gum can be used each day. This eMedTV article further describes what the highest dose of nicotine gum is and why you should not exceed that in a 24-hour period. A link to other dosing tips is also provided.
  • What Is Tiotropium Used For?
    Tiotropium, a type of bronchodilator, is often prescribed to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV resource discusses what tiotropium is used for, describing how the drug works, off-label uses, and whether it is given to children.
  • What Is Tobramycin Inhalation Powder Used For?
    Tobramycin inhalation powder helps treat certain bacterial infections in those with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV page offers more detail on uses for tobramycin inhalation powder, including information on how it works and whether it's safe for children.
  • What Is Zileuton CR Used For?
    Zileuton CR is a long-acting medication that is used to prevent asthma attacks. This portion of the eMedTV library further discusses zileuton CR uses, including its use in children and possible off-label uses of the medication.
  • What Is Zileuton Used For?
    What is zileuton used for? As this eMedTV Web page explains, the drug is used for the prevention of asthma attacks in adults and children over the age of 12. Occasionally, it can also be used in an "off-label" fashion to treat allergies.
  • When Is Letairis Contraindicated?
    You should not take Letairis if you have scarring of the lungs. This eMedTV selection examines other contraindications for Letairis and also offers a link to more details on other safety concerns.
  • Why Can't You Drink Anything Before Using Nicotine Gum?
    This eMedTV Web selection explains that you should avoid eating or drinking for 15 minutes before using nicotine gum. This article explains why you can't eat or drink anything before using nicotine gum and provides a link to more dosing tips.
  • Ziban
    Zyban is often prescribed to help people with smoking cessation. This page of the eMedTV archives offers a brief discussion on the drug and includes a link to more detailed information. Ziban is a common misspelling of Zyban.
  • Zileuton
    Zileuton is a prescription medicine that is used for preventing asthma attacks in adults and children. This eMedTV article further describes the drug, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment.
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