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  • About Allergies
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, allergies occur when the body's immune system reacts to normally harmless substances, such as pollen. This segment talks about allergies in more detail, including a link to more information on this topic.
  • About Food Allergies
    This part of the eMedTV library gives an overview of food allergies, with information about what they are, common symptoms, and more. Also included is a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Abuse of Sudafed
    Sudafed is not traditionally considered a drug of abuse, but it can be misused in a few different ways. This eMedTV Web page includes more information about Sudafed abuse and explores the potential risks of misusing this medication.
  • Actifed
    Actifed is a non-prescription medication used to treat allergies and the common cold. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and possible safety concerns.
  • Actifed and Breastfeeding
    Although it is not known if Actifed passes through breast milk, this drug may decrease breast milk supply. This eMedTV page further discusses Actifed and breastfeeding, including what to watch for in your child if you taking this drug while nursing.
  • Actifed and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Actifed as a pregnancy Category C medicine. This selection from the eMedTV Web library further discusses Actifed and pregnancy, explaining the possible complications that may occur when this medicine is taken during pregnancy.
  • Actifed Dosage
    Actifed is typically taken once every four hours, not to exceed six tablets in 24 hours. This eMedTV Web segment provides more information on the recommended Actifed dosage, including tips on when and how to effectively use this medication.
  • Actifed Drug Interactions
    Tricyclic antidepressants and MAOIs are some of the drugs that may negatively interact with Actifed. This eMedTV Web article offers a list of other medications that may cause Actifed drug interactions and describes the complications that may occur.
  • Actifed for Children
    When using Actifed in children, you should not give the medication to a child under 12 years old. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses Actifed uses in children and adults, including information on the symptoms the drug is used to treat.
  • Actifed Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web presentation discusses the drug Actifed. Information includes what it is used for, possible side effects, warnings, precautions, and possible drug interactions.
  • Actifed Medicine
    This eMedTV article explains that Actifed, a medicine that contains a decongestant and an antihistamine, is used to treat symptoms of allergies and the common cold. This page further discusses possible side effects and dosing tips for Actifed.
  • Actifed Old Formula
    The version of Actifed currently sold in the United States is different from the old Actifed formula. This eMedTV article explains why the old formula is no longer available in brand-name form; however, generic versions are still available.
  • Actifed Original Formula
    As this eMedTV page explains, the version of Actifed currently sold in stores today is different from the original Actifed formula. Although the original formula is no longer available in brand-name form, generic versions of Actifed are still available.
  • Actifed Overdose
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, it is possible to overdose on Actifed. The effects may include anxiety, muscle contractions, and dilated pupils. This article lists other symptoms and describes the treatment options available to treat an overdose.
  • Actifed Side Effects
    A few common side effects of Actifed include headaches, nervousness, and dizziness. This eMedTV Web resource offers an in-depth look at other possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that require prompt medical care.
  • Actifed Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, Actifed tablets are a non-prescription medicine used to treat symptoms of allergies or the common cold. This page offers a brief overview of Actifed, including how it works, potential side effects, and available strengths.
  • Actifed Uses
    As this page of the eMedTV archives explains, Actifed is a non-prescription medicine used to treat several symptoms caused by the common cold or allergies. This article explains how this drug works and describes possible off-label uses for Actifed.
  • Actifed Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page takes a look at several important Actifed warnings and precautions to be aware of before using this medication. This article describes who may not be able to safely use this drug and what to tell your doctor before starting treatment.
  • Airborne Allergies
    This video clip looks at airborne allergies. This includes seasonal and year-round allergies.
  • Alavert
    Alavert is a non-prescription antihistamine approved for to treat or prevent allergy symptoms. This eMedTV page offers a detailed overview, with information on how this medication works, available forms, potential side effects, and general precautions.
  • Alavert 10 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Alavert 10 mg tablets and orally disintegrating tablets are used to treat allergy symptoms. This article also provides some general dosing guidelines, including tips on when and how to use Alavert.
  • Alavert and Breastfeeding
    Alavert is known to pass through breast milk. As this selection from eMedTV Web site explains, while some sources state that breastfeeding and Alavert are compatible, you should still talk to your doctor first to discuss possible risks and side effects.
  • Alavert and Pregnancy
    The full risks of having a pregnant woman take Alavert are not known at this time. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, based on animal studies on pregnancy and Alavert, the antihistamine medication does not appear to present a risk to the fetus.
  • Alavert Dosage
    The standard Alavert dose for adults and children (age six years and older) is 10 mg once daily. This eMedTV Web segment also provides detailed dosing guidelines for this medication, as well as tips on when and how to effectively take it.
  • Alavert Drug Interactions
    Ketoconazole, erythromycin, cimetidine may negatively interact with Alavert. As this eMedTV article explains, these drug interactions with Alavert could change the way your body metabolizes these medicines, possibly increasing your risk of side effects.
  • Alavert for Allergies
    When using Alavert for allergies, this medication works by blocking certain histamine receptors in the body. This eMedTV page further discusses this drug, including information on potential side effects and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Alavert for Children
    As this eMedTV segment explains, using Alavert for children has been adequately studied and the drug is approved for use in children as young as six years old. This article also describes the specific allergy symptoms that Alavert helps to relieve.
  • Alavert Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web presentation discusses the allergies medicine Alavert. Information includes its dosing, side effects, warnings, precautions, and possible drug interactions.
  • Alavert Oral
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, Alavert oral tablets and orally disintegrating tablets are a non-prescription medication used to treat allergy symptoms. This page also discusses how this drug works and lists possible side effects.
  • Alavert Overdose
    If you take too much Alavert, you may experience symptoms like a rapid heart rate or headaches. This eMedTV resource lists other symptoms that may occur with an Alavert overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Alavert Side Effects
    Common side effects of Alavert may include headaches, fatigue, and dry mouth. This eMedTV resource describes other possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical care, such as difficulty breathing.
  • Alavert Uses
    Approved uses for Alavert include the treatment of upper respiratory allergy symptoms. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a further look at approved uses for this non-prescription drug, including its use in children and possible off-label uses.
  • Alavert Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV article contains some general precautions and warnings with Alavert to be aware of before using this antihistamine. This page discusses who may not be able to use this medication safely and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Alaway
    Alaway is a non-prescription eye drop used for the treatment of itchy eyes due to eye allergies. This eMedTV Web page describes how the medication works, offers information on how to use the eye drop, and explains what side effects may occur.
  • Alaway Allergy Medication
    Alaway is a non-prescription eye drop used to relieve eye itching due to allergies. This eMedTV segment describes how the allergy medication Alaway works, explains how often the eye drop should be applied, and links to more information about this product.
  • Alaway and Breastfeeding
    No studies have been done to see if Alaway passes through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV article offers more information about breastfeeding and Alaway, and explains why it is unlikely that a significant amount of the drug would reach breast milk.
  • Alaway and Pregnancy
    It is currently not known for certain whether Alaway is safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page provides more information on pregnancy and Alaway, and explains whether problems occurred when the drug was used in animal studies.
  • Alaway Dosage
    The standard recommended dosage of Alaway is one drop in each affected eye twice a day. This article on the eMedTV Web site provides more detailed dosing guidelines and includes information on how to safely use this eye drop.
  • Alaway Drug Interactions
    Significant drug interactions with Alaway are not expected. As this eMedTV article explains, since not much Alaway actually reaches the bloodstream, it is unlikely to affect other medications (and other medications are unlikely to affect Alaway).
  • Alaway Eye Drops
    People with itchy eyes due to eye allergies may benefit from Alaway eye drops. As this section of the eMedTV site explains, Alaway is a non-prescription eye drop approved to treat eye allergy symptoms due to pollen, ragweed, or animal hair and dander.
  • Alaway Overdose
    There have been no reported cases of Alaway overdose. This segment from the eMedTV Web site explains whether serious complications are likely to occur if you take too much Alaway and describes the treatment options that are available for an overdose.
  • Alaway Side Effects
    Common side effects of Alaway include dry eyes, headache, and runny or stuffy nose. This eMedTV resource lists other common side effects and also explains which problems are potentially serious and require immediate medical attention.
  • Alaway Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Alaway is used for relieving itchy eyes related to allergies due to pollen, ragweed, or animal dander. This article covers the drug's uses in more detail, explains how it works, and discusses its use in children.
  • Alaway Warnings and Precautions
    If you have any allergies, talk to your doctor before using Alaway. This eMedTV page explains who else should consult their doctors before using this drug. Warnings and precautions on using Alaway safely are also listed in this article.
  • Alegra
    Allegra is an antihistamine that is available to treat allergies or hives. This eMedTV page describes Allegra in more detail and provides a link to more information. Alegra is a common misspelling of Allegra.
  • Alegra-D
    Allegra-D is a prescription allergy medicine that is commonly used to relieve hay fever symptoms. This eMedTV page discusses Allegra-D and its uses, possible side effects, and dosing information. Alegra-D is a common misspelling of Allegra-D.
  • Alergi
    Allergies, which affect an estimated 50 million Americans, are a specific immune system reaction. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of this condition and includes a link to more information. Alergi is a common misspelling of allergies.
  • Alergic
    Allergens that may cause an allergic reaction include food, pollens, or mold. This eMedTV segment lists other substances that may cause allergies and explains what treatment options are available. Alergic is a common misspelling of allergies.
  • Alergie
    Allergies can be triggered by several things, including food, medications, and pollens. This eMedTV page lists symptoms that may occur with an allergic reaction and describes various treatment options. Alergie is a common misspelling of allergies.
  • Alergies
    Allergies occur when the immune system reacts to things that are normally harmless. This eMedTV article briefly explains causes of allergies, when they occur, and possible treatment options. Alergies is a common misspelling of allergies.
  • Alergii
    Common causes of allergies include dust, pollen, and certain medicines. This page from the eMedTV archives briefly explains the different types of allergies, how they are treated, and how common they are. Alergii is a common misspelling of allergies.
  • Alergy
    Allergies, as this eMedTV Web page explains, are a specific immune system reaction. This page discusses common allergy triggers, when allergies occur, possible symptoms, and treatment options. Alergy is a common misspelling of allergies.
  • Alergy Medication
    Numerous allergy medicines are available, some by prescription only. As this eMedTV page explains, types of allergy medicine include antihistamines, decongestants, and nasal steroids. Alergy medication is a common misspelling of allergy medicine.
  • Alergy Medicine
    Allergy medicines can be taken by mouth or given as a nasal spray. This eMedTV resource briefly describes the different types of medications available and when each type might be used. Alergy medicine is a common misspelling of allergy medicine.
  • Alergy Symptoms
    Common allergy symptoms include coughing, sneezing, and watery eyes. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of symptoms of allergies and includes a link to more information. Alergy symptoms is a common misspelling of allergy symptoms.
  • Alergy Test
    The two most common allergy tests are a skin test and a blood test. This page from the eMedTV library briefly explains when each test is used to make an allergy diagnosis. Alergy test is a common misspelling and variation of allergy diagnosis.
  • Alergy Treatments
    Various allergy treatment options are available, including medications and shots. As this eMedTV segment explains, however, avoiding allergens is the first step in allergy treatment. Alergy treatments is a common misspelling of allergy treatment.
  • Alevert
    The antihistamine drug Alavert is an over-the-counter medication approved to treat allergies. This eMedTV Web page further discusses Alavert, including how the medication works and possible side effects. Alevert is a common misspelling of Alavert.
  • Allegra
    This eMedTV article discusses Allegra, an antihistamine used to treat allergies and chronic hives. The article includes information about Allegra's uses, dosages, side effects, and precautions.
  • Allegra 180 mg Tablets
    Adults and children over age 12 typically take Allegra 60 mg or Allegra 180 mg tablets. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers more detailed Allegra dosage information, including dosing guidelines for children as young as six months old.
  • Allegra 60 mg Tablets
    For seasonal allergies, adults or children over age 12 usually take Allegra 60 mg tablets or 180 mg tablets. This eMedTV resource also offers Allegra dosing guidelines for young children and provides tips and precautions for using this medication.
  • Allegra Allergies Medication
    Allegra is a prescription medicine licensed to treat seasonal allergies and chronic hives and itching. This eMedTV segment offers more information on Allegra as an allergy medication, including how it works and what side effects may occur.
  • Allegra and Back Pain
    Back pain is one of the most common side effects of Allegra. This eMedTV segment addresses the connection between Allegra and back pain and provides some options for relieving that pain, such as medications and applying heat or cold.
  • Allegra and Insomnia
    This eMedTV article explains that even though clinical studies indicated otherwise, insomnia is a possible side effect of Allegra. This article addresses a possible connection between Allegra and insomnia and explains how to get better quality sleep.
  • Allegra and Migraines
    Migraines appear to be a side effect of Allegra, but not everyone who takes the drug will experience them. This eMedTV article offers a discussion on migraines and Allegra, including the results of clinical studies and what you can do if they occur.
  • Allegra and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Allegra as a pregnancy Category C medicine. As this eMedTV article explains, Allegra may be prescribed if the benefits to the pregnant woman outweigh the risks to the fetus. This page talks about Allegra and pregnancy.
  • Allegra and Weight Gain
    Clinical research has found that Allegra is probably not related to weight gain. This eMedTV article discusses Allegra and weight gain, including suggestions for maintaining a healthy lifestyle to prevent weight gain.
  • Allegra Dosage
    Allegra is available in several strengths. As this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, your specific dose of Allegra will depend on a number of factors, including your age, health, and pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Allegra Drug Information
    Allegra is a medication commonly used to treat symptoms of seasonal allergies. This eMedTV article provides more Allegra drug information, including other approved uses for the medicine and potential side effects that may occur.
  • Allegra Drug Interactions
    Allegra drug interactions can occur with Nizoral, Ery-Tab, and antacids such as Maalox or Mylanta. This eMedTV article discusses how these interactions may affect the way your body metabolizes Allegra.
  • Allegra for Children
    As this eMedTV page explains, both adults and children can benefits from using Allegra for seasonal allergies. In addition, children as young as six months old with chronic hives may also benefit from it. This page covers the use of Allegra in children.
  • Allegra for Kids
    There are certain forms of Allegra for kids: orally disintegrating tablets and an oral solution. This part of the eMedTV library discusses the use of this medication in children and discusses the age requirements for various Allegra products.
  • Allegra Medication Information
    Allegra is an allergy medication that is also approved for the treatment of chronic hives. This eMedTV page contains more Allegra medication information, including warnings and precautions for the drug and general dosing information.
  • Allegra Medicine
    If you have hay fever, you may have heard about Allegra, a drug that can be bought without a prescription. This eMedTV Web resource takes a quick look at this antihistamine medicine, with details on available forms and what else Allegra can be used for.
  • Allegra Oral
    Allegra oral suspension is approved to treat seasonal allergies in children as young as two years old. This eMedTV resource further explains what Allegra is used for, lists its various forms and strengths, and explores the effects of this medicine.
  • Allegra OTC
    Like many other allergy medications, you can find Allegra OTC (over-the-counter). This page from the eMedTV archives describes the effects of Allegra, explains how it works, and lists the various forms and strengths that it comes in.
  • Allegra Precautions and Warnings
    This part of the eMedTV Web site deals with Allegra precautions and warnings. In this article you will learn about breastfeeding and pregnancy warnings, potential drug interactions, drowsiness, and other precautions for Allegra.
  • Allegra Side Affects
    Common Allegra side effects include diarrhea, headache, and vomiting. This eMedTV segment also lists rare but possible side effects that may occur with this medication. Allegra side affects is a common misspelling of Allegra side effects.
  • Allegra Side Effects
    A few common Allegra side effects include headache, respiratory tract infections, and coughing. As this eMedTV page explains, most people tolerate Allegra well. When problems do occur, they are usually minor, though rare side effects are possible.
  • Allegra Tablets
    Allegra is a medication approved for to treat seasonal allergy symptoms and chronic hives and itching. This eMedTV page describes how Allegra tablets work, explains what other forms and strengths this drug comes in, and lists possible side effects.
  • Allegra-D
    Allegra-D, which is composed of an antihistamine and decongestant, is used to treat symptoms of hay fever. This eMedTV segment explains how Allegra-D works and discusses its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Allegra-D 12 Hour Tablets
    For people taking Allegra-D 12 Hour tablets, the recommended dose is one tablet twice a day, 12 hours apart. This eMedTV resource also provides Allegra-D dosing guidelines for the 24-hour formula and describes the effects of this medicine.
  • Allegra-D 24 Hour Tablets
    Allegra-D is an allergy medication that comes in a 12-hour and 24-hour formula. As this eMedTV page explains, Allegra-D 24 Hour tablets are not recommended for people with kidney disease. This article offers general dosing guidelines for this drug.
  • Allegra-D Allergies Medicine
    Allegra-D is a medicine licensed for treating seasonal allergy symptoms. This page on the eMedTV site describes how Allegra-D allergy medicine works and explains what you should discuss with your healthcare provider before using this drug.
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