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  • Side Effects of Acarbose
    This eMedTV Web page discusses some potential side effects of acarbose -- which can include gas, abdominal pain (or stomach pain), and diarrhea. This page also lists some serious side effects that you should report to your healthcare provider.
  • Side Effects of Exenatide
    This eMedTV Web page explains that there are potential side effects of exenatide, including dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea. This page also highlights some of the more serious side effects of exenatide, such as symptoms of low or high blood sugar.
  • Side Effects of Glimepiride
    This eMedTV segment explains that there are potential side effects of glimepiride, including dizziness, nausea, and weakness. This page also highlights some of the more serious and rare side effects of the medication.
  • Side Effects of GlucaGen
    Some people who receive a GlucaGen injection will develop nausea, vomiting, or other side effects. This eMedTV segment talks in more detail about reactions to this medication, including serious problems that require immediate medical care.
  • Side Effects of Glyburide and Metformin
    Among the side effects of glyburide and metformin discussed in this eMedTV article are common side effects (like dizziness and diarrhea) and side effects to report to your doctor (including chest pain or symptoms of high or low blood sugar).
  • Side Effects of Inhaled Insulin
    This eMedTV resource lists some of the most common side effects of inhaled insulin, including low blood sugar, coughing, and a sinus infection. This page also lists potentially serious side effects, such as an allergic reaction or trouble breathing.
  • Side Effects of Insulin Aspart
    Injection site reactions, low blood potassium, and hypoglycemia are possible side effects of insulin aspart. This eMedTV article lists some of the warning signs of serious insulin aspart side effects (such as allergic reactions or low blood sugar).
  • Side Effects of Insulin Detemir
    Weight gain, allergic reactions, and low blood sugar are possible side effects of insulin detemir. This eMedTV article lists other potential side effects of insulin detemir, including side effects that are serious and require prompt medical care.
  • Side Effects of Insulin Glargine
    While most people tolerate insulin glargine well, serious side effects can occur. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at possible side effects of insulin glargine, including those that are serious and require immediate medical care.
  • Side Effects of Insulin Glulisine
    Low blood sugar and reactions at the injection site are among the common side effects of insulin glulisine. This eMedTV Web page identifies other insulin glulisine side effects and explains which ones to report to your healthcare provider right away.
  • Side Effects of Insulin Lispro
    Low blood sugar levels and injection site skin reactions are potential side effects of insulin lispro. This eMedTV resource lists warnings signs of low blood sugar -- a potentially serious insulin lispro side effect that requires medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Insulin Lispro Protamine/Insulin Lispro
    Injection site skin reactions are possible side effects of insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro. This eMedTV Web page describes these skin reactions in more detail and also lists potentially serious side effects that require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Liraglutide
    Nausea, diarrhea, and upper respiratory tract infections are some of the common side effects of liraglutide. This eMedTV article looks at other symptoms that may develop while using this type 2 diabetes drug and explains what to do if they occur.
  • Side Effects of Methimazole
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, possible side effects of methimazole include hair loss, joint pain, and decreased sense of taste. This resource covers the drug's side effects in detail and explains what to do if you develop a serious reaction.
  • Side Effects of NPH Insulin/Regular Insulin
    Injection site skin reactions are potential side effects of NPH insulin/regular insulin. This eMedTV Web page also lists some of the potentially dangerous side effects that have been reported with NPH insulin/regular insulin (such as low blood sugar).
  • Side Effects of Pioglitazone and Glimepiride
    Pioglitazone and glimepiride may cause adverse effects, such as nausea, weight gain, or low blood sugar. This eMedTV page lists other common side effects of pioglitazone and glimepiride and also lists serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Pioglitazone and Metformin
    Common side effects of pioglitazone and metformin include dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea. This eMedTV page offers a more complete list of common side effects, as well as serious problems that may require medical attention, such as allergic reaction.
  • Side Effects of Pramlintide
    Side effects of pramlintide may include such things as dizziness, nausea, and fatigue. This eMedTV article identifies side effects of pramlintide and explains which were most commonly reported in clinical trials of the medication.
  • Side Effects of Regular Insulin
    Potential side effects of regular insulin include blood sugar changes and injection site skin reaction. This eMedTV article also lists side effects that require medical attention, such as symptoms of low blood sugar or signs of an allergic reaction.
  • Side Effects of Repaglinide
    This portion of the eMedTV library explains that there are potential side effects of repaglinide to be aware of, including headaches, sinus infection, and low blood sugar. This article also highlights some of the serious side effects of the drug.
  • Side Effects of Repaglinide and Metformin
    This eMedTV page explains that there are potential side effects of repaglinide and metformin to be aware of, including headaches, nausea, and diarrhea. This article also highlights some of the serious side effects of the drug that require medical care.
  • Side Effects of Rosiglitazone
    This eMedTV segment explains that there are potential side effects of rosiglitazone, including upper respiratory infection, headache, and anemia. This page also highlights some of the serious side effects, such as symptoms of high or low blood sugar.
  • Side Effects of Rosiglitazone and Glimepiride
    This eMedTV article explains that there are potential side effects of rosiglitazone and glimepiride, including high blood pressure, headaches, and a sore throat. This page also highlights some of the more serious side effects of the medication.
  • Side Effects of Rosiglitazone and Metformin
    Common side effects of rosiglitazone and metformin may include diarrhea, nausea, or headache. This eMedTV segment provides a list of other common side effects to look out for and describes serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Saxagliptin
    Common side effects of saxagliptin include urinary tract infections, headaches, and abdominal pain. This eMedTV article lists other common side effects of the drug and also describes potentially serious side effects that require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Saxagliptin/Metformin ER
    This eMedTV Web page provides a detailed list of common and serious side effects of saxagliptin/metformin ER. It also includes the percentages of people who experienced these reactions in clinical studies on the individual components.
  • Side Effects of Sitagliptin
    This eMedTV page discusses some potential side effects of sitagliptin, including nausea, stomach pain, and diarrhea. This page also outlines some of the more serious side effects of the drug that need to be reported to your healthcare provider.
  • Side Effects of Synthyroid
    As this eMedTV article explains, Synthroid side effects should be reported to your healthcare provider, as many side effects of this drug can be potentially dangerous. Side effects of Synthyroid is a common misspelling of side effects of Synthroid.
  • Side Effects of Testosterone Topical Solution
    If you are taking testosterone topical solution, you may develop redness or irritation of the armpit. This eMedTV segment explores the side effects of this product, including statistics on how often they occur and which ones require medical care.
  • Sinthroid
    Synthroid is a prescribed drug used to treat an underactive thyroid and certain other thyroid problems. This eMedTV page offers information on how Synthroid works, possible side effects, and dosing tips. Sinthroid is a common misspelling of Synthroid.
  • Sitagliptin
    Sitagliptin is a prescription drug that is licensed to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to increase insulin production, lists potential side effects, covers dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release
    Sitagliptin and metformin extended-release is a medication prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article offers a general overview of this drug, including when it's prescribed, how it works, who may benefit from it, and more.
  • Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV page, the sitagliptin and metformin extended-release dose a person receives will be based on their blood sugar levels and other drugs they are taking. More dosing tips are included, as well as instructions on how to take it.
  • Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release Information
    Sitagliptin and metformin extended-release tablets are taken once daily to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article offers more information on how this combination medication works and explains what side effects may occur.
  • Sitagliptin and Metformin Extended-Release Side Effects
    This eMedTV article outlines potential side effects of sitagliptin and metformin extended-release, such as nausea, diarrhea, and headaches. This resource also highlights some of the more serious reactions that require urgent medical treatment.
  • Sitagliptin Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, the recommended dose when starting sitagliptin is usually 100 mg daily. This resource also highlights some dosing guidelines your healthcare provider will follow to determine your exact sitagliptin dosage.
  • Sitagliptin Phosphate
    This page of the eMedTV site presents a basic overview of sitagliptin phosphate, a medication used for type 2 diabetes. This selection briefly explains how this drug works, how to take it, and what to review with your healthcare provider.
  • Symptoms of Addison Disease
    Loss of appetite, fatigue, and nausea are possible symptoms of Addison's disease. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers a list of other signs and symptoms, and explains why symptoms may vary from person to person.
  • Symptoms of Addison's Disease
    Possible symptoms of Addison's disease include chronic fatigue, muscle weakness, and nausea. This eMedTV article describes several other symptoms of this condition, including weight loss, diarrhea, and low blood pressure.
  • Symptoms of Cushing's Disease
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Cushing's disease can cause symptoms like weight gain, fatigue, excessive hair growth, and hypertension. This article identifies several other possible signs and symptoms of this condition.
  • Synthriod
    Synthroid is often prescribed to treat an underactive thyroid or other thyroid problems. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at Synthroid and explains what to tell your doctor prior to taking it. Synthriod is a common misspelling of Synthroid.
  • Synthroid
    Synthroid is a prescription drug that can treat an underactive thyroid and certain types of thyroid cancer. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, including information on how Synthroid works, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Synthroid and Breastfeeding
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that if you are taking Synthroid and breastfeeding, it is good to know that the medication does not appear to cause problems in breastfed infants (even though it does pass through breast milk).
  • Synthroid and Hair Loss
    This page of the eMedTV Web site explains that hair loss does appear to be a rare side effect of Synthroid. This article discusses how hair loss may occur if your dose of Synthroid is too high and covers what your healthcare provider may recommend.
  • Synthroid and Insomnia
    Insomnia is a side effect of Synthroid, although the exact percentage of people it affects is unknown. This eMedTV page explains that insomnia may be a sign that the Synthroid dose is too high. This page also discusses what your doctor may recommend.
  • Synthroid and Pregnancy
    It is safe to take Synthroid during pregnancy. This eMedTV page explores Synthroid and pregnancy, explaining why the FDA considers Synthroid as a pregnancy Category A drug and why your healthcare provider may need to increase your Synthroid dosage.
  • Synthroid Dosage
    This eMedTV segment explains that the recommended dosage of Synthroid will vary from person to person, based on several factors. This article discusses the factors that will affect your dose and provides some tips on taking the medication.
  • Synthroid Drug Interactions
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explores potential Synthroid drug interactions with other medications, such as antacids, antidepressants, or seizure medications. This Web page also explains how these interactions can lead to problems.
  • Synthroid Medication Information
    Hypothyroidism and other thyroid conditions can be treated with Synthroid. This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at this prescription medication, with information on how to take it, what to expect, and more.
  • Synthroid Overdose
    A Synthroid overdose can occur if just a little too much of the medication is taken. This portion of the eMedTV archives describes some effects of a Synthroid overdose (such as seizures and strokes) and discusses possible treatment options.
  • Synthroid Side Affects
    Chest pain, heart palpitations, and difficulty breathing are possible Synthroid side effects. This eMedTV Web page explains what to do if you develop any problems with this drug. Synthroid side affects is a common misspelling of Synthroid side affects.
  • Synthroid Side Effects
    Insomnia, chest pain, and difficulty breathing are among the side effects reported with Synthroid. This eMedTV page stresses the importance of contacting your doctor right away if you experience Synthroid side effects, as some can be quite dangerous.
  • Synthroid Uses
    Synthroid uses include treating hypothyroidism, goiters, and certain types of cancer. This eMedTV page discusses these uses in more detail, including how Synthroid works to boost thyroid hormone levels, off-label uses, and its use in children.
  • Synthroid Warnings and Precautions
    Synthroid may increase your risk of developing osteoporosis and can make heart problems worse. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at other important Synthroid warnings and precautions, and explains who should not take the medication.
  • Synthyroid
    Synthroid helps boost thyroid hormone levels in people with an underactive thyroid or other problems. This eMedTV page explains how Synthroid works and provides some general precautions for the drug. Synthyroid is a common misspelling of Synthroid.
  • Synthyroid Side Affects
    Difficulty breathing and chest pain are among the possible Synthroid side effects. This eMedTV resource discusses what to do if you experience side effects with the drug. Synthyroid side affects is a common misspelling of Synthroid side effects.
  • Testosterone Topical Solution
    Testosterone topical solution is a prescription drug used for the treatment of low testosterone levels. This eMedTV Web page tells you what you need to know about this medication, including side effects, warnings, and how it is used.
  • Testosterone Topical Solution Dosage
    Testosterone topical solution is applied to the armpits once a day, preferably in the morning. This part of the eMedTV site explains how your dosage of testosterone topical solution will be determined and provides helpful tips on applying it safely.
  • Testosterone Topical Solution Information
    This part of the eMedTV site offers some basic information on testosterone topical solution, a prescription drug used to treat low levels of testosterone. This article looks at the medication's dosing guidelines, warnings, and more.
  • Tirosint
    Available by prescription only, Tirosint is a drug approved for the treatment of certain thyroid problems. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, general safety concerns, and more.
  • Tirosint Dosage
    For treating thyroid problems, the dose of Tirosint will depend on your age and several other factors. This eMedTV article describes other factors that may affect your dosage and takes an in-depth look at specific dosing guidelines for this medicine.
  • Tirosint Drug Interactions
    Antacids and antidepressants are some of the drugs that can cause negative interactions with Tirosint. This eMedTV article lists several other medicines that may lead to complications when taken with Tirosint and describes the problems that may result.
  • Tirosint Medication Information
    This eMedTV page provides some basic information on Tirosint, a medication used to treat an underactive thyroid and other thyroid problems. This article also explains how this prescription medicine works and why it may not be suitable for some people.
  • Tirosint Side Effects
    Insomnia, seizures, and emotional changes are some of the problems that may occur with Tirosint. This eMedTV page covers other potential side effects of Tirosint and explains why you need to tell your doctor if you have any of these reactions.
  • Tirosint Uses
    If you have certain thyroid problems, you may benefit from Tirosint. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at what Tirosint is used for, including specific uses, possible off-label reasons to use this drug, and whether it is safe for children.
  • Tirosint Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to safely take Tirosint if you have certain medical problems, such as diabetes. This eMedTV page lists other precautions and warnings for Tirosint, including what your doctor needs to know and who should not use this drug.
  • Treatment for Addison Disease
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, treatment for Addison disease typically consists of replacing the hormones that the adrenal glands are not producing. This selection from the archives explains how treatment for Addison disease works.
  • Treatment for Addison's Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, treatment for Addison's disease involves replacing or substituting the hormones that the adrenal glands are not making. This page provides information on the medications used in relieving symptoms of this condition.
  • Treatment for Low Thyroid
    For people with low thyroid levels, treatment generally involves medicines containing synthetic thyroxine. This eMedTV article lists the most common drugs used in thyroid hormone replacement therapy and explains how the appropriate dose is determined.
  • Types of Pituitary Tumors
    Types of pituitary tumors include adenomas, carcinomas, macroadenomas, microadenomas, and prolactinomas. In this eMedTV resource, the different types of pituitary tumors are described and compared, including the hormones each type produces.
  • Westhroid
    Westhroid is a prescription medicine most commonly used to treat an underactive thyroid. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works, provides general dosing information, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Westhroid and Breastfeeding
    Before using Westhroid (thyroid USP), breastfeeding women should talk to their doctors. As this eMedTV page explains, although studies on Westhroid and breastfeeding show that the drug passes through breast milk, it is unlikely to cause problems.
  • Westhroid and Pregnancy
    Westhroid (thyroid USP) is a medicine that is safe for use in pregnant women. This eMedTV segment contains more information on Westhroid and pregnancy, and explains how the drug may even help prevent pregnancy problems in women with hypothyroidism.
  • Westhroid Dosage
    Each Westhroid dosage must be individualized because people have varying degrees of hypothyroidism. This eMedTV article lists the factors your doctor will consider before making Westhroid dosing recommendations and offers tips for taking the drug.
  • Westhroid Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Westhroid drug interactions include warfarin, antacids, and colestipol. As this eMedTV resource explains, these medicines can bind to Westhroid in the digestive tract and prevent it from being absorbed into your body.
  • Westhroid Overdose
    Potentially dangerous Westhroid (thyroid USP) overdose symptoms include anxiety, arrhythmia, and stroke. This eMedTV Web page lists other symptoms that may occur with an overdose of Westhroid. Various treatment options are also discussed.
  • Westhroid Side Effects
    Diarrhea, fever, and seizures are potential side effects that may occur with Westhroid. Side effects, as this eMedTV resource explains, usually only occur when your dosage is too high. Your dose may need to be lowered if Westhroid side effects occur.
  • Westhroid Thyroid Medication
    If you have an underactive thyroid, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called Westhroid. This eMedTV segment gives some basic information on the medication, including a list of other conditions it is approved to treat.
  • Westhroid Uses
    Westhroid uses may include the treatment of goiters, underactive thyroid, and some types of thyroid cancer. This eMedTV segment describes how Westhroid works, explains whether it can be used in children, and lists possible off-label Westhroid uses.
  • Westhroid Warnings and Precautions
    It is important to know that Westhroid could potentially worsen heart problems. This part of the eMedTV library provides a list of other Westhroid warnings and precautions, and includes information on who should not take the thyroid medication.
  • What Is Acarbose Used For?
    What is acarbose used for? Acarbose treats type 2 diabetes by lowering blood sugar levels. This eMedTV page explains how acarbose decreases the rise in blood sugar that can occur after meals and also explains why the drug is not used in children.
  • What Is Acromegaly?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, acromegaly is a hormonal dysfunction named for its signature symptom of enlarged hands and feet. This page offers more information on what acromegaly is and describes its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • What Is Addison Disease?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Addison disease (also called Addison's disease) is an illness caused by a malfunction of the adrenal glands. This page lists some of the causes and possible symptoms of this condition.
  • What Is Addison's Disease?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Addison's disease is an adrenal cortex condition characterized by fatigue, weakness, and other symptoms. This page also outlines treatment options, causes, and tests commonly used to make a diagnosis.
  • What Is Alogliptin and Metformin Used For?
    This eMedTV article explains why alogliptin and metformin is used to treat type 2 diabetes by describing the drug's effects in the body. It also addresses the issue of whether children can take this medication, as well as possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Alogliptin and Pioglitazone Used For?
    This eMedTV article examines what alogliptin and pioglitazone is used for. It covers information on how this prescription drug works to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes and also talks about whether it is safe for children and older adults.
  • What Is Alogliptin Used For?
    This eMedTV article explores what alogliptin is used for. It explains how this prescription drug works to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes and also talks about whether it is safe for children and older adults.
  • What Is Canagliflozin Used For?
    This eMedTV page examines what canagliflozin is used for. It explains how this prescription medication works to lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes, as well as how it can help prevent long-term problems.
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