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What Is Fluticasone Furoate Used For? - What Is Omeprazole/Sodium Bicarbonate Used For?

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  • What Is Fluticasone Furoate Used For?
    Fluticasone furoate is used for treating seasonal and perennial nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV page explains what else the drug is used for, lists common off-label fluticasone furoate uses, and discusses whether the medicine is used in children.
  • What Is Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray Used For?
    Fluticasone propionate nasal spray is used for treating both allergic and non-allergic rhinitis. This part of the eMedTV site describes the specific effects of the nasal spray and discusses possible off-label fluticasone propionate nasal spray uses.
  • What Is Fluticasone Propionate Ointment Used For?
    This eMedTV segment lists conditions fluticasone propionate ointment is used for, including off-label indications. This article also explains how this prescription medication works and why its use should be strictly monitored in children.
  • What Is Fluvastatin Used for?
    What is fluvastatin used for? As this eMedTV page explains, fluvastatin is used to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. In those with heart disease, it can also reduce the chances of needing open heart surgery, among other things.
  • What Is Fondaparinux Used For?
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, fondaparinux is primarily used for treating and preventing blood clots. This page examines these and other reasons for using this blood thinner, including off-label uses and whether it is safe for children.
  • What Is Gabapentin Enacarbil Used For?
    Gabapentin enacarbil is for restless legs syndrome (RLS) and postherpetic neuralgia. However, as this eMedTV page explains, it may also be used "off-label" for other conditions. This article lists these conditions and discusses how it works.
  • What Is Gablofen Used For?
    Gablofen is prescribed to treat severe spasticity in people with cerebral palsy or other conditions. This eMedTV resource examines what Gablofen is used for, including approved and unapproved uses, and discusses how the product works.
  • What Is Gemfibrozil Used For?
    What is gemfibrozil used for? As this eMedTV page explains, gemfibrozil treats high triglycerides and high cholesterol and lowers the risk of developing coronary heart disease. Gemfibrozil has no universally accepted off-label uses.
  • What Is Granisetron Transdermal Used For?
    The granisetron transdermal patch is used for preventing nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy. This eMedTV segment takes a further look at other uses of the medication, including possible off-label uses and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • What Is Granisetron Used For?
    Granisetron is used for preventing nausea and vomiting due to radiation and chemotherapy. This eMedTV Web page discusses granisetron uses in more detail, including an explanation of how the drug works and whether it can be used in children.
  • What Is Halcinonide Used For?
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, halcinonide is used for the treatment of itching and inflammation caused by dermatitis, poison ivy, and other skin problems. This page describes how this skin medicine works and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • What Is Ibritumomab Used For?
    Ibritumomab is licensed for the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in adults. This eMedTV Web page explains how this drug works to help slow down the progression of cancer. This article also discusses why ibritumomab is not safe for use in children.
  • What Is Icatibant Used For?
    Adults who have a genetic condition called hereditary angioedema (HAE) may be treated with icatibant. This eMedTV Web page takes a look at what icatibant is used for specifically and how it works to help relieve symptoms of a sudden HAE attack.
  • What Is Ingenol Mebutate Used For?
    Adults with actinic keratosis may use ingenol mebutate to treat precancerous lesions on the skin. This eMedTV segment offers an explanation of what this skin condition is and how this drug can help prevent this condition from becoming cancerous.
  • What Is Intravenous Acetaminophen Used For?
    This selection from the eMedTV site talks about using intravenous acetaminophen to treat pain and reduce fever. This article also discusses how this drug works, describes specific uses in more detail, and explains whether it is safe for use in children.
  • What Is Ipratropium Nasal Spray Used For?
    Ipratropium nasal spray is used for the treatment of a runny nose in adults and children. This section of the eMedTV library discusses how the medication works to treat the common cold, allergies, and year-round, non-allergic nasal symptoms.
  • What Is Ivacaftor Used For?
    People who have certain gene mutations associated with cystic fibrosis may benefit from using ivacaftor. This eMedTV article explains what cystic fibrosis is and how this medication works to treat specific forms of the disease in adults and children.
  • What Is Junel Fe Used For?
    Junel Fe is a birth control pill that is used for preventing pregnancy in women of reproductive age. As this eMedTV resource explains, off-label Junel Fe uses can include treating acne and PMDD. This page also describes several benefits of Junel Fe.
  • What Is Ketoconazole Foam Used For?
    Ketoconazole foam is a type of antifungal medication that is prescribed for the treatment of seborrhea. This eMedTV Web selection contains an explanation of when ketoconazole foam is used, how it works, and whether it can be used for off-label reasons.
  • What Is Ketorolac Used For?
    What is ketorolac used for? Ketorolac is used for relieving pain, such as that which follows a procedure. This eMedTV resource discusses other types of pain that ketorolac may relieve, such as pain associated with kidney stones or cancer.
  • What Is Lenalidomide Used For?
    Lenalidomide is prescribed to slow down the progression of multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndrome. This eMedTV page takes a look at what else the drug is used for and explains how it works. It also lists off-label lenalidomide uses.
  • What Is Leuprolide Used For?
    Early puberty, prostate cancer, and endometriosis are some of the conditions treated with leuprolide. This eMedTV selection offers more details what leuprolide is used for, explaining how the medication works, who can use it, and more.
  • What Is Levocetirizine Used For?
    This section of the eMedTV archives explores levocetirizine uses, including its use to relieve allergy symptoms and treat chronic hives of unknown cause. This article also discusses levocetirizine uses in children and off-label uses of the drug.
  • What Is Levora Used For?
    Levora is mainly used for preventing pregnancy. As this page from the eMedTV site explains, the birth control pill can also sometimes be used off-label for other conditions. This article lists some of the common off-label Levora uses.
  • What Is Lomustine Used For?
    As discussed in this eMedTV resource, lomustine is approved for use in the treatment of certain brain tumors and Hodgkin's disease. This article takes an in-depth look at how this drug works to treat these cancers, and also describes some off-label uses.
  • What Is Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate Used For?
    Loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate is used for treating common nasal allergy symptoms. As this eMedTV segment explains, however, uses of the medication are also focused on the relief of nasal congestion due to the common cold.
  • What Is Loratadine Used For?
    Loratadine is used for obtaining relief from allergy symptoms, like runny nose or itchy eyes. This eMedTV Web page describes these uses in detail, explaining how the drug works. It also addresses giving the loratadine to children and off-label uses.
  • What Is Loteprednol Used For?
    If you have eye allergies, loteprednol may help improve your symptoms. This eMedTV page covers the uses of loteprednol in more detail, including the approved uses for each strength of this medication and a description of how the medicine works.
  • What Is Low-Ogestrel Used For?
    Low-Ogestrel is primarily used as a birth control pill. As this eMedTV article explains, however, it can also be used for something other than contraception. Off-label Low-Ogestrel uses may include the treatment of PMDD, acne, and irregular periods.
  • What Is Lutera Used For?
    Lutera is used primarily to prevent pregnancy. This selection from the eMedTV Web site goes into greater detail about what Lutera is used for. This page also offers a list of "off-label" Lutera uses, such as the treatment of PMDD and acne.
  • What Is Mecasermin Used For?
    Children age 2 to 18 who have growth problems may benefit from using mecasermin. This eMedTV article examines how this medication works to help replace a missing growth hormone and also lists some of the off-label uses for this product.
  • What Is Medroxyprogesterone Subcutaneous Injection Used For?
    This eMedTV article explores the possible uses for medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous injection (approved as well as unapproved). This article also explains how this prescription drug works to prevent pregnancy and relieve endometriosis symptoms.
  • What Is Mefloquine Used For?
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site talks about using mefloquine to prevent or treat malaria. This article also discusses how this drug works, describes malaria in more detail, and explains why older adults should use this drug with caution.
  • What Is Megestrol ES Used For?
    Megestrol ES is given to adults who have AIDS to help stimulate appetite and cause weight gain. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at what Megestrol ES is used for, including some unapproved reasons a healthcare provider might prescribe this drug.
  • What Is Meperidine Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the uses of meperidine involve the treatment of moderate to severe pain. As this article explains, injectable forms of the drug are approved for other uses as well. Off-label uses of the drug are also discussed.
  • What Is Metronidazole Cream Used For?
    Adults with rosacea may receive a medicine called metronidazole cream. Uses for this cream are covered in this eMedTV article, including a detailed look at what rosacea is and how using this product can help minimize symptoms of this skin problem.
  • What Is Miconazole/Zinc Oxide/White Petrolatum Used For?
    Miconazole/zinc oxide/white petrolatum is used for treating diaper rashes accompanied by a yeast infection. This eMedTV resource covers miconazole/zinc oxide/white petrolatum uses in more detail and explains how the ointment works.
  • What Is Microgestin Used For?
    As this segment of the eMedTV archives explains, Microgestin is used for preventing pregnancy. This article also lists other uses for the prescription birth control pill and explains how it works, who can take it, and how it should be taken.
  • What Is Midazolam Used For?
    Midazolam uses include sedating adults and children during a surgery or medical or dental procedure. This eMedTV Web page also describes possible "off-label" midazolam uses, such as the treatment of agitation and certain types of seizures.
  • What Is Minoxidil Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, minoxidil is used for treating male and female pattern baldness in adults. This article describes how this medication is thought to work and discusses its off-label use as a treatment for alopecia areata.
  • What Is Mitomycin Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, your doctor may recommend the use of mitomycin to treat stomach or pancreatic cancer when other treatment has not worked. This page examines how this drug works, whether it is safe for use in children, and more.
  • What Is Mometasone Furoate Cream Used For?
    This eMedTV Web page explains that mometasone furoate cream is used for treating inflammation and itching caused by certain skin conditions. This page covers how this prescription drug works and describes specific uses, including possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Mometasone Furoate Cream?
    If you have psoriasis, poison ivy, or other skin problems, you may benefit from mometasone furoate cream. This eMedTV resource takes a look at what mometasone furoate cream is used for and how it works. A link to more details is also included.
  • What Is Mometasone Nasal Spray Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, mometasone nasal spray has been approved to treat nasal polyps and to treat and prevent seasonal or perennial allergies. This page also covers off-label mometasone nasal spray uses (such as treating sinus infections).
  • What Is MonoNessa Used For?
    While MonoNessa is mainly used for preventing pregnancy, it can also be used off-label for other conditions. This eMedTV resource discusses some of these off-label MonoNessa uses and explains how this form of birth control works.
  • What Is Muromonab-CD3 Used For?
    When the body starts attacking a newly transplanted organ, a doctor may prescribe muromonab-CD3. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at what muromonab-CD3 is used for and explains how it can help stop transplant rejection.
  • What Is Mycophenolate Mofetil Used For?
    People who have an organ transplant may use mycophenolate mofetil to prevent rejection of the organ. This eMedTV article describes how this prescription medicine works to prevent the immune system from attacking a new organ and lists unapproved uses.
  • What Is Naftifine Used For?
    Adults may try using naftifine to treat symptoms caused by ringworm, athlete's foot, or jock itch. This eMedTV resource takes a look at the type of infections this drug is used to treat and explains how it works. Off-label uses are also discussed.
  • What Is Naloxone Used For?
    If you have been given opioids after surgery or have overdosed on an opioid, you may receive naloxone. This eMedTV article further discusses what naloxone is used for, whether it is safe for children, and how it works to reverse the effects of opioids.
  • What Is Naltrexone Injection Used For?
    If you are trying to stop abusing opioids or alcohol, your doctor may recommend using naltrexone injections. This eMedTV page contains details on specific reasons this opioid antagonist is prescribed, and describes how the drug works to prevent a relapse.
  • What Is Naltrexone Used For?
    Adults who are trying to stop abusing opioids or alcohol may benefit from using naltrexone. This eMedTV segment contains information on specific uses for this drug. It also describes how it and lists some off-label reasons to prescribe it.
  • What Is Niacin Extended-Release Used For?
    If you're evaluating cholesterol medications, you may wonder, "What is niacin extended-release used for?" This eMedTV resource explains how niacin extended-release lowers cholesterol and triglycerides and slows the hardening of the heart's arteries.
  • What Is Niacin Extended-Release/Lovastatin Used For?
    Niacin extended-release/lovastatin is primarily used for treating high cholesterol or triglycerides. This eMedTV resource lists other approved uses for the prescription medication and describes how it works to treat various conditions.
  • What Is Niacin Extended-Release/Simvastatin Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, niacin extended-release/simvastatin is used for treating high cholesterol and triglycerides. This article also discusses possible off-label uses and describes how the drug works.
  • What Is Nicotine Nasal Spray Used For?
    Healthcare providers often recommend nicotine nasal spray for use as part of a smoking-cessation program. This eMedTV segment explains how this drug works to help people quit smoking, whether children and older adults can use it, and more.
  • What Is Nitroglycerin Anal Ointment Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, using nitroglycerin anal ointment can help reduce the pain caused by chronic anal fissures. This article provides more details on what this drug is used for, explains what an anal fissure is, and describes how the drug works.
  • What Is Nora-BE Used For?
    Nora-BE is a progestin-only pill that is used for preventing unintentional pregnancies. This part of the eMedTV library covers some advantages and disadvantages of progestin-only oral contraceptives and lists possible off-label Nora-BE uses.
  • What Is Olopatadine Nasal Spray Used For?
    Olopatadine nasal spray is used for treating seasonal nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of the drug, explains whether it is approved for use in children, and lists common off-label olopatadine nasal spray uses.
  • What Is Olopatadine Ophthalmic Solution Used For?
    Eye allergy symptoms can be relieved by using olopatadine ophthalmic solution. This eMedTV resource explores these uses in more detail, including information on how these eyedrops work, whether they are safe for children, and off-label uses.
  • What Is Omeprazole Used For?
    This eMedTV segment explains how omeprazole is approved for use in treating things such as gastric ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease. This page also discusses other conditions omeprazole is used for in children, as well as an off-label use.
  • What Is Omeprazole/Sodium Bicarbonate Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, some uses of omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate include treating duodenal and gastric ulcers, as well as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This page examines these and other possible uses, as well as how the drug works.
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