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Inhaled Insulin Dosage - Living With Addison's Disease

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  • Inhaled Insulin Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended inhaled insulin dosage will vary, depending on several factors, such as the type of diabetes you have and other medications you are taking. This page also outlines some tips on taking the medicine.
  • Insulin Aspart
    Insulin aspart is a prescription drug used for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource describes how it works, explains when and how to use this medicine, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Insulin Aspart Dosage
    There is no standard insulin aspart dosage that will work for even the same person in all situations. This eMedTV segment lists factors that will help determine your insulin aspart dose and offers tips on how and where to inject the medicine.
  • Insulin Detemir
    Insulin detemir is licensed to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This segment of the eMedTV Web site describes how this medicine works to control blood sugar, offers dosing tips, lists possible side effects to be aware of, and more.
  • Insulin Detemir Dosage
    This eMedTV segment explains that your insulin detemir dosage will be based on several factors, such as your weight and other medicines you are taking. This page further discusses insulin detemir dosing guidelines and provides tips on taking it.
  • Insulin Detemir Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource offers information on insulin detemir, a long-acting diabetes drug. Topics discussed include how it works and what to expect. A link to more detailed information on this medicine is also included.
  • Insulin Glargine
    Insulin glargine is a prescription drug used to control blood sugar by providing a steady level of insulin. This eMedTV page explains how this medicine works to remove sugar from the blood, lists possible side effects, and covers general precautions.
  • Insulin Glargine Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended insulin glargine dosage will vary, depending on several factors, such your current dose of other insulins and other medical conditions you have. This page also outlines some tips on taking the medication.
  • Insulin Glargine Drug Information
    If you have diabetes, insulin glargine may be prescribed to keep your blood sugar under control. This eMedTV selection provides some basic information on insulin glargine, exploring specific uses, important safety warnings, and more.
  • Insulin Glulisine
    Insulin glulisine is commonly prescribed to lower blood sugar after meals in people with diabetes. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, how to take it, and more.
  • Insulin Glulisine Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, insulin glulisine is injected 15 minutes before to 20 minutes after starting a meal. This page also discusses why there is no standard insulin glulisine dosage and offers other tips on when and how to take this drug.
  • Insulin Glulisine Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV site contains information on the diabetes drug insulin glulisine, with details on what to expect and how to ensure your safety. Also included in this article is a link to more in-depth information on this form of insulin.
  • Insulin Lispro
    Insulin lispro is a type 1 and type 2 diabetes medication used to control blood sugar spikes after meals. This eMedTV page describes the effects of this medication, explains how and when to use it, and lists possible side effects that can occur.
  • Insulin Lispro Dosage
    The carbohydrate content of your meals is a factor in determining your insulin lispro dosage. This eMedTV article lists other factors your doctor will consider before recommending your insulin lispro dose and explains how and when to inject the drug.
  • Insulin Lispro Drug Information
    Insulin lispro is a rapid-acting insulin used to control the blood sugar spikes that occur after meals. This eMedTV selection briefly describes this drug, with information on how insulin lispro works and why it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Insulin Lispro Protamine/Insulin Lispro
    Insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro is an insulin medication often prescribed to treat diabetes. This eMedTV article describes how this form of insulin works, explains how to inject the drug, and lists side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Insulin Lispro Protamine/Insulin Lispro
    This eMedTV page gives an overview of insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro. It describes how this product works to keep blood sugar under control and includes a link to more detailed information on this diabetes drug.
  • Insulin Lispro Protamine/Insulin Lispro Dosage
    For each person, insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro dosing must be individualized. This eMedTV segment lists the various factors your doctor will consider before recommendation your dosage for this drug.
  • Janumet
    Janumet is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains how the medicine works to control blood sugar, describes the effects, and offers tips for when and how to take it.
  • Janumet Alternatives
    Janumet alternatives may include lifestyle changes or other diabetes medications (both oral and injectable). This eMedTV page explains the importance of including lifestyle changes in diabetes treatment and lists various substitutes for Janumet.
  • Janumet and Blood Sugar
    While Janumet is not likely to cause low blood sugar, it may cause high blood sugar. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on Janumet and blood sugar levels, and includes a list of possible symptoms of low and high blood sugar.
  • Janumet and Breastfeeding
    Researchers are not sure whether Janumet is passed through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV article describes the animal studies that have been conducted on Janumet and breastfeeding, and discusses use of the drug in breastfeeding women.
  • Janumet and Pregnancy
    Janumet is generally considered safe for use during pregnancy. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, studies on Janumet and pregnancy showed that the drug did not cause any problems when it was given to pregnant animals.
  • Janumet Dosage
    The Janumet dosage that your doctor prescribes will depend on your existing metformin or sitagliptin dosage. This eMedTV article explains in more detail how Janumet dosing works and provides tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Janumet Drug Information
    Available in the form of a tablet, Janumet is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV segment offers a quick overview on this drug, including information on how to take it. A link to more in-depth information is also included.
  • Janumet Drug Interactions
    Cimetidine, niacin, and certain decongestants may potentially cause Janumet drug interactions. This eMedTV page explains what other drugs may interact with Janumet and describes the side effects that may occur as a result of mixing the medicines.
  • Janumet Overdose
    While effects can vary, people who take too much Janumet often develop low blood sugar or lactic acidosis. This eMedTV article lists possible symptoms of a Janumet overdose and explains the treatment options that are available.
  • Janumet Side Effects
    Some of the most commonly reported Janumet side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain, and nausea. This eMedTV segment also lists serious side effects of the drug that may require medical attention, such as symptoms of low or high blood sugar.
  • Janumet Uses
    Janumet is a medication that is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults. This page of the eMedTV library explains how the drug works to control blood sugar levels and discusses both Janumet uses in children and off-label uses of the drug.
  • Janumet Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV Web page offers important Janumet warnings and precautions, including possible side effects that may occur during treatment and people who should not take it. For example, you should not take Janumet if you have kidney disease.
  • Korlym
    The prescription drug Korlym is licensed for use in certain people with Cushing's syndrome. This eMedTV segment describes how this drug works to reduce blood sugar levels, offers tips on how to take it, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Korlym and Breastfeeding
    Women are generally advised to not use Korlym (mifepristone) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web page takes a look at whether this medication passes through breast milk and what the manufacturer recommends for women who are nursing.
  • Korlym and Depression
    There is currently some research on using Korlym to treat depression. This eMedTV page explains how this drug may help treat psychotic depression and why more research is needed. This page discusses this topic in some detail and has a link to learn more.
  • Korlym and Pregnancy
    It is not safe for pregnant women to take Korlym (mifepristone). This eMedTV resource explores this topic in detail, explaining how this drug can terminate a pregnancy. It also explains what women must do to avoid getting pregnant during treatment.
  • Korlym Dosage
    Taking Korlym once daily with food may help control blood sugar levels in people with Cushing's syndrome. This eMedTV article examines how your doctor will determine an appropriate Korlym dose. It also describes tips for taking the tablets properly.
  • Korlym Drug Information
    Korlym is a medicine prescribed to reduce blood sugar in adults who have Cushing's syndrome. This eMedTV article contains more drug information on Korlym, including specific uses, possible side effects, and safety issues. It also links to more details.
  • Korlym Drug Interactions
    Taking warfarin or birth control pills with Korlym may lead to negative reactions. This part of the eMedTV Web site contains a detailed list of other drugs that may cause interactions with Korlym and covers how your doctor may help avoid these problems.
  • Korlym Overdose
    It is possible for someone to take too much Korlym (mifepristone). This part of the eMedTV Web library describes some of the possible effects of an overdose on this medication. It also takes a look at some of the possible treatment options.
  • Korlym Side Effects
    Most Korlym side effects, such as dizziness and nausea, are mild and easily treated. However, as this eMedTV Web selection explains, this medicine can also cause potentially dangerous reactions that may require immediate medical treatment.
  • Korlym Uses
    Adults with Cushing's syndrome who use Korlym may find this drug can help control blood sugar levels. This eMedTV Web page contains an in-depth look at specific uses of this medicine, including whether it is safe for children and older adults.
  • Korlym Warnings and Precautions
    If you are taking certain medications or have unexplained vaginal bleeding, you should not use Korlym. This eMedTV page lists other important warnings and precautions associated with this drug, including problems it may cause and who should not take it.
  • Kuching Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, Cushing's disease occurs when a tumor grows on the pituitary gland and disrupts the balance of certain hormones. This page covers symptoms and treatment options. Kuching disease is a common misspelling of Cushing's disease.
  • Kushing's Disease
    Cushing's disease results when a tumor causes the body to produce too much cortisol. This eMedTV page further discusses Cushing's disease, including side effects and treatment options. Kushing's disease is a common misspelling of Cushing's disease.
  • Levothroxin
    A healthcare provider may prescribe levothyroxine to treat an underactive thyroid or other thyroid problems. This eMedTV page explores some side effects of the drug and gives some general dosing tips. Levothroxin is a common misspelling of levothyroxine.
  • Levothroxine
    Levothyroxine is a drug used to treat an underactive thyroid and certain types of thyroid cancer. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this product and provides a link to more information. Levothroxine is a common misspelling of levothyroxine.
  • Levothryroxine
    This eMedTV article explains how the prescription drug levothyroxine works to treat certain thyroid problems (such as hypothyroidism). This page also covers general precautions of levothyroxine. Levothryroxine is a common misspelling of levothyroxine.
  • Levothyrox
    Levothyroxine is a drug that is used to treat an underactive thyroid and other thyroid problems. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of the drug, including factors that may affect your dose. Levothyrox is a common misspelling of levothyroxine.
  • Levothyroxin
    Levothyroxine works to treat hypothyroidism and other thyroid problems by boosting thyroid hormones. This eMedTV page offers dosing information and lists possible signs of an overdose on the drug. Levothyroxin is a common misspelling of levothyroxine.
  • Levothyroxine
    Available by prescription, levothyroxine can treat an underactive thyroid and other thyroid problems. This eMedTV resource describes how levothyroxine works, explains what you should know before taking the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Levothyroxine and Breastfeeding
    Levothyroxine passes through breast milk, but shouldn't cause any problems when used appropriately. This eMedTV page further discusses levothyroxine and breastfeeding, explaining why women with thyroid problems may need the drug in order to breastfeed.
  • Levothyroxine and Hair Loss
    Hair loss is a possible side effect of levothyroxine. This portion of the eMedTV library explains that if you are taking levothyroxine and hair loss becomes a problem, it may mean that your levothyroxine dosage is too high or too low.
  • Levothyroxine and Insomnia
    As this eMedTV page explains, insomnia is a possible side effect of levothyroxine. However, if you are taking levothyroxine and insomnia occurs, it may be a signal that your dosage is too high. This page also describes what your doctor may recommend.
  • Levothyroxine and Pregnancy
    The FDA has determined that it is safe to take levothyroxine during pregnancy. This eMedTV resource contains more information on levothyroxine and pregnancy, explaining why it may be dangerous not to treat a thyroid problem during pregnancy.
  • Levothyroxine Dosage
    The recommended dosage of levothyroxine will depend on several factors, such as age. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains how the dosage must be individualized for each person and offers some tips on taking the drug.
  • Levothyroxine Overdose
    A levothyroxine overdose can cause dangerous side effects, such as seizures or strokes. This eMedTV page explains how easy it is to overdose on levothyroxine and stresses the importance of seeking prompt medical care if you do overdose on the drug.
  • Levothyroxine Side Effects
    Possible side effects of levothyroxine can include fever, insomnia, and an increased appetite. This eMedTV segment explains that levothyroxine side effects can be quite dangerous and may be an indication that your dosage is too high.
  • Levothyroxine Sodium Tablets
    As explained in this page from the eMedTV site, levothyroxine is a thyroid medication that is sold in the form of tablets and soft gelatin capsules. This article takes a look at this prescription drug, including how long it may take to see results.
  • Linagliptin
    Linagliptin is a prescription drug approved for treating type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of this diabetes medicine, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Linagliptin Dosage
    For treating type 2 diabetes with linagliptin, the standard dose is 5 mg taken once daily. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at dosing guidelines for this prescription diabetes drug and offers suggestions on how to use it most effectively.
  • Linagliptin Drug Information
    A healthcare provider may prescribe linagliptin to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV resource offers more information on linagliptin, including how this drug works, dosing tips, and what to discuss with your doctor before taking it.
  • Linagliptin Side Effects
    A sore throat and a runny or stuffy nose are among the common side effects of linagliptin. This eMedTV resource further discusses the side effects of this drug, including a list of serious problems that you should report immediately to your doctor.
  • Linagliptin/Metformin
    Linagliptin/metformin is prescribed to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article presents an overview of various details on this drug, including dosing instructions, side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Linagliptin/Metformin Dosage
    If you are using linagliptin/metformin to treat type 2 diabetes, take the tablets twice daily with meals. This eMedTV page covers why you should take your linagliptin/metformin dose at the same times every day and how to reduce the risk for side effects.
  • Linagliptin/Metformin Drug Information
    Linagliptin/metformin is a medicine prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV resource offers more drug information on linagliptin/metformin, including how to take it, side effects, and safety issues. It also links to more details.
  • Linagliptin/Metformin Side Effects
    Some of the frequently reported side effects of linagliptin/metformin include diarrhea and a sore throat. This eMedTV resource explains what to do if you develop problems while taking this drug and how to identify which reactions are potentially serious.
  • Link Between Sleep Apnea and Hypothyroidism
    Healthcare providers often see a link between sleep apnea and hypothyroidism. This page from the eMedTV Web library explains why this occurs and includes a link to a full-length article on various signs and symptoms of an underactive thyroid.
  • Liraglutide
    Liraglutide is an injectable drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explains how it works to control blood sugar, lists possible side effects, and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Liraglutide Dosage
    After the first week of treatment, your liraglutide dose may be increased to 1.2 mg or 1.8 mg a day. This eMedTV selection offers more dosing guidelines for this diabetes medication, including helpful tips on how to inject it.
  • Liraglutide Drug Information
    If you have type 2 diabetes, your doctor may recommend a drug called liraglutide. This eMedTV article offers more information on this prescription product, including when it is typically recommended and why it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Living With Addison's Disease
    Living with Addison's disease can be tiring at times because the illness requires ongoing treatment. This eMedTV article offers advice on how to make living with Addison's disease easier, including tips on traveling and handling stressful events.
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