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  • Lyvoxyl
    Levoxyl is a medicine that can be prescribed to treat an underactive thyroid and other thyroid problems. This eMedTV article explains how this medication works and lists some of its potential side effects. Lyvoxyl is a common misspelling of Levoxyl.
  • Mavocor
    This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of Mevacor, a prescription drug used to treat and prevent several conditions related to heart disease. This page also lists side effects and general precautions. Mavocor is a common misspelling of Mevacor.
  • Maxepime
    Maxipime, a prescription antibiotic, is used for treating various types of infections. This eMedTV resource offers general dosing information for this drug and lists possible side effects. Maxepime is a common misspelling of Maxipime.
  • Maximum Dose of Pimozide
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, your dose of pimozide will depend on your age, weight, and other factors. This article discusses dosing guidelines for this drug, including maximum dose amounts of pimozide for adults and children.
  • Maxipime
    Maxipime is a prescription antibiotic medicine used to treat certain types of infections. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of important features of this drug, including when it is prescribed, how it is given, side effects, and more.
  • Maxipime and Breastfeeding
    Although Maxipime (cefepime) passes through breast milk, only a small amount reaches a nursing infant. This eMedTV Web page takes a look at the potential effects this drug could cause in a nursing child whose mother received Maxipime while breastfeeding.
  • Maxipime and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV article, it is generally considered safe for women to receive Maxipime (cefepime) during pregnancy. This resource discusses the results of research done on this topic and what happened when pregnant animals received the drug.
  • Maxipime Antibiotic
    By preventing bacteria from making cell walls, Maxipime can help treat certain infections. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at specific uses of this antibiotic, with details on how it works and a link to more in-depth information.
  • Maxipime Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, Maxipime is typically given once every 8 or 12 hours. This article describes recommended Maxipime dosages, discusses how your individual amount is determined, and explains how this drug is given.
  • Maxipime Drug Information
    Maxipime is a medicine approved for treating various types of bacterial infections. This page from the eMedTV Web site includes other information on the drug and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before starting treatment.
  • Maxipime Drug Interactions
    You may be at risk for dangerous problems if you combine certain drugs with Maxipime. This eMedTV page explores the interactions that may occur when Maxipime is used in combination with various products, such as birth control pills and other antibiotics.
  • Maxipime Overdose
    It is possible for someone to receive too much Maxipime (cefepime). This part of the eMedTV Web site describes some of the possible effects of an overdose on this drug. It also outlines some of the various treatment methods that are available.
  • Maxipime Side Effects
    Your doctor will need to know if you develop watery diarrhea or hyperactivity after receiving Maxipime. This eMedTV article provides a detailed outline of commonly reported side effects of Maxipime, as well as problems that require prompt medical care.
  • Maxipime Uses
    People with certain types of bacterial infections may receive Maxipime. This part of the eMedTV Web site provides a closer examination of these and other possible uses for Maxipime, including unapproved reasons that a person might receive this drug.
  • Maxipime Warnings and Precautions
    As outlined in this eMedTV article, Maxipime can cause potentially fatal diarrhea or other dangerous complications. This resource describes other important safety precautions for Maxipime, including warnings for people who have certain medical issues.
  • Mecasermin
    Mecasermin is a hormone-replacement drug used to treat children of short stature. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this prescription medicine, including when it is used, how it is given, and what to expect during treatment.
  • Mecasermin Dosage
    This eMedTV page examines dosing guidelines for mecasermin, with details on how much your child will need each day, how often to inject it, and how the dosage is determined. A number of helpful tips on how best to use this drug are also included.
  • Mecasermin Drug Information
    By replacing a certain growth hormone, mecasermin can help treat children who have growth problems. This eMedTV Web selection features more information on mecasermin, including how this drug is injected, possible side effects, and more.
  • Mecasermin Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page discusses, mecasermin is known to cause side effects in some of the people who use it. Common reactions, such as headaches, dizziness, and ear pain, are listed, as are serious problems that require immediate medical care.
  • Medication Overview Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of articles that contain information on various aspects of medication, such as how to ensure a safe, effective treatment process; what you need to know about generic drugs, and giving medicine to children.
  • Medication Safety and Poison Prevention for Children
    As this eMedTV article explains, it's crucial for parents to know how to store household medications safely and what do in the event of a poisoning emergency. This resource describes the steps you can take to help prevent an overdose in your child.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Subcutaneous Injection
    Medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous injection is given to prevent pregnancy and relieve endometriosis pain. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at how this drug works, dosing tips, and general safety concerns to be aware of before receiving this shot.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Subcutaneous Injection Dosage
    There is only one standard dose of medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous injection. This eMedTV page covers the dosing guidelines for using this drug to prevent pregnancy or relieve endometriosis pain. A list of tips on receiving this shot is also included.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Subcutaneous Injection Information
    This eMedTV page offers some general information on medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous injection, a drug approved to prevent pregnancy and relieve symptoms of endometriosis. This page describes how to ensure your safety and provides a link to more details.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Subcutaneous Injection Side Effects
    As this eMedTV article discusses, contact your doctor immediately if you are using medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous injection and you experience seizures or a severe headache. This page lists other serious problems, as well as common side effects.
  • Mefloquin
    Mefloquine is a medicine prescribed to prevent or treat malaria. This page from the eMedTV library takes a quick look at this antimalarial medication, with details on how it works and possible side effects. Mefloquin is a common misspelling of mefloquine.
  • Mefloquine
    Mefloquine is a drug prescribed to treat or prevent malaria. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on dosing guidelines, potential side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Mefloquine Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that your mefloquine dosage will depend on whether you are taking this drug to treat or to prevent malaria, among other factors. This page further discusses dosing guidelines and lists several important tips for taking this drug.
  • Mefloquine Drug Information
    Mefloquine is a medication used to treat or prevent malaria. This eMedTV Web segment provides more information on mefloquine, explaining the drug's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and what to discuss with your doctor before taking it.
  • Megestrol ES
    Megestrol ES comes as a liquid that is taken by mouth once daily to cause weight gain in people with AIDS. This eMedTV segment features a number of details on this drug, including potential side effects, information on clinical trials, and safety issues.
  • Megestrol ES Dosage
    Make sure to measure your megestrol ES dosage with an oral syringe or other accurate measuring device. As this eMedTV page explains, 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) of the liquid is swallowed once daily. Other helpful tips on how to take this drug are also included.
  • Megestrol ES Medication Information
    Megestrol ES is a liquid medicine that is taken once daily to stimulate appetite in people with AIDS. This eMedTV page offers more information on megestrol ES, including possible side effects and how to reduce your risk of complications during treatment.
  • Megestrol ES Side Effects
    A rash, headaches, and diarrhea are among the frequently reported side effects of megestrol ES. This eMedTV page stresses the importance of being aware of problems that may occur with this drug, as some reactions require immediate medical treatment.
  • Memory Loss and Simvastatin
    Memory loss is a rare side effect that occurs in less than 1 percent of people taking simvastatin. This eMedTV page further discusses the association between memory loss and simvastatin, and explains what your doctor may suggest if this problem occurs.
  • Menoxidil
    Minoxidil is used to treat both male and female pattern baldness. This selection from the eMedTV Web site briefly explains some dosing guidelines for this drug and describes possible side effects. Menoxidil is a common misspelling of minoxidil.
  • Meperdine
    Meperidine is a narcotic drug that was once commonly prescribed as a pain reliever. This eMedTV Web page describes how meperidine works and explains why this medicine is now rarely prescribed. Meperdine is a common misspelling of meperidine.
  • Meperedine
    Meperidine is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of pain. This page from the eMedTV library describes the drug in more detail and offers general warnings to be aware of. Meperedine is a common misspelling of meperidine.
  • Meperidine
    Meperidine is a prescription pain reliever that is classified as a controlled substance. This page on the eMedTV site describes the effects of the medicine, offers dosing information, and explains why this drug is rarely used nowadays.
  • Meperidine Dosage
    The usual dose of meperidine for pain relief in adults is 50 to 150 mg every three to four hours as needed. This eMedTV segment also explains how dosing works for preoperative use, labor and delivery, and surgery (when used as anesthesia).
  • Meperidine Hydrochloride Medication Information
    Meperidine was once commonly used for pain relief. This eMedTV Web page offers more information about the prescription medication meperidine hydrochloride, including details on why this drug is no longer commonly recommended by doctors.
  • Metronidazole 0.75% Cream
    As this eMedTV segment explains, metronidazole cream is a medicine prescribed for the treatment of rosacea. This article discusses who makes metronidazole cream 0.75% and whether it is available in generic forms. It also links to more details.
  • Metronidazole Cream
    Metronidazole cream is applied on the skin twice daily for the treatment of rosacea. This eMedTV Web page contains an overview of this prescription drug, with details on how to apply it, potential side effects, and why it is not safe for everyone.
  • Metronidazole Cream Dosage
    Regardless of the severity of your rosacea, the dosage of metronidazole cream is standard for everyone. This eMedTV segment explains that dosing instructions for this medicine call for applying the cream on affected areas of the skin twice daily.
  • Metronidazole Cream Information
    Metronidazole cream is approved to treat bumps and pimples caused by rosacea. This eMedTV Web selection contains more information on metronidazole cream, including side effects, dosing instructions, and safety concerns, with a link to learn more.
  • Metronidazole Cream Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, the approved uses for metronidazole cream include the treatment of bumps and pimples caused by rosacea. This article describes what this skin condition is and how this medicated skin cream may help treat rosacea.
  • Metronidazole Topical Cream
    Available in the form of a topical cream, metronidazole is applied on the skin twice daily to treat rosacea. This eMedTV segment takes a look at this prescription medicine, including how it works, available strengths, and possible side effects.
  • Mevacor
    Mevacor is a type of drug used to treat high triglycerides and high cholesterol, among other things. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medication, with detailed information on its dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Mevacor Alternatives
    This eMedTV resource lists various Mevacor alternatives, including other statins and other cholesterol medicines. Other types of cholesterol drugs include fibrates, niacin, bile acid sequestrants, and cholesterol absorption inhibitors.
  • Mevacor and Depression
    Most people taking Mevacor do not experience depression as a side effect. This eMedTV page covers the relationship between Mevacor and depression. This page also describes symptoms of depression and offers suggestions on what to do if depression occurs.
  • Mevacor and Joint Pain
    Joint pain occurs in less than 1 percent of people taking Mevacor. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Mevacor and joint pain, and offers suggestions on short-term pain relief, including the use of acetaminophen and heat/cold therapy.
  • Mevacor and Liver Problems
    For patients taking Mevacor, liver side effects (such as increased liver enzymes) may occur. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Mevacor and liver problems, including information on other liver problems that may occur, such as hepatitis.
  • Mevacor and Memory Loss
    This eMedTV segment discusses the link between Mevacor and memory loss. Because memory loss is such a rare side effect of Mevacor, research scientists are unsure whether it is actually caused by the medication itself or something else.
  • Mevacor and Muscle Aches
    Muscle aches occasionally occur in people taking Mevacor. As this eMedTV article explains, this symptom is more common when the medicine is first started or when the dosage is adjusted. This page offers an overview of Mevacor and muscle aches.
  • Mevacor and Muscle Pain
    Up to 3 percent of people experience muscle pain as a side effect of Mevacor. This portion of the eMedTV library discusses Mevacor and muscle pain, including information on when this side effect is most likely to occur.
  • Mevacor and Pregnancy
    Because Mevacor is considered a pregnancy Category X drug, it is not recommended for pregnant women. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Mevacor and pregnancy. This page also describes the FDA's pregnancy category system.
  • Mevacor and Weight Gain
    As this eMedTV article explains, Mevacor and weight gain do not appear to be linked. However, if you notice a weight gain while taking this drug, there are a number of things you can do. This page contains a list of suggestions for weight control.
  • Mevacor Dosage
    The average Mevacor dosage ranges from 10 mg to 80 mg once daily or split in two divided doses. This part of the eMedTV site offers other dosing information, including guidelines for children and precautions for taking the medication safely.
  • Mevacor Drug Interactions
    Mevacor drug interactions may alter Mevacor's effectiveness and potentially cause severe side effects. This eMedTV resource contains a list of drugs that may interact with Mevacor, including danazol, fibrates, and gemfibrozil.
  • Mevacor Medication
    This page of the eMedTV site presents a basic overview of Mevacor, a medication used for high cholesterol and other conditions. This selection briefly explains how this drug works, when to take it, and what to review with your healthcare provider.
  • Mevacor Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV page offers several Mevacor precautions and warnings, including detailed information on pregnancy risks, possible side effects, people who should avoid the drug, and symptoms you should report immediately to your doctor.
  • Mevacor Side Effects
    Gas, diarrhea, and headaches are some common Mevacor side effects. As this eMedTV page explains, there are also more serious side effects that need to be reported to your doctor immediately, such as vomiting or yellowing of the skin.
  • Mevacor Uses
    High cholesterol and triglycerides can be lowered by using Mevacor. The drug can also prevent heart disease. This eMedTV segment explains these and other uses of Mevacor in detail and discusses its use in children as well as off-label uses.
  • Mevacore
    This eMedTV article explains that Mevacor is used to treat several conditions related to heart disease. This article also lists some common side effects of Mevacor and provides general dosing guidelines. Mevacore is a common misspelling of Mevacor.
  • Mevicor
    Mevacor is a medicine that is commonly used for the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV page explains how Mevacor works and describes its uses and effects. Mevicor is a common misspelling of Mevacor.
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