Featured Lungs Articles
Descriptions of Featured Lungs Articles
Chantix is a medicine that is approved to help people stop smoking. This segment from the eMedTV library describes the medication in more detail, with information on dosing, when and how to take it, and what you should know before starting treatment.
Zyban is a prescription drug typically used to help people stop smoking. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at the medication, including an explanation of how it works, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
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.
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 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.
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.
Chantix Side Effects
Insomnia, gas, and nausea are some of the most common Chantix side effects seen in clinical studies. This eMedTV resource lists other commonly reported side effects of the drug, as well as serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Emphysema is an example of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at COPD, including information on its causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatment options.
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.
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a disease that causes inflammation and scarring in the lungs. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of the condition, including information on possible causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
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.
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.
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.
Nicotine gum is an over-the-counter (OTC) medication that can help people stop smoking. This eMedTV Web article takes a closer look at this nicotine replacement medicine, including how it works, dosing tips, possible side effects, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nicoderm CQ is a medicine approved to help people stop smoking. This eMedTV resource describes this nonprescription drug in more detail, with information on dosing, when and how to use the patches, and what you should know before starting treatment.