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  • Goldenseal and THC
    Goldenseal is believed to help mask illicit substances during urine drug testing. This article from the eMedTV Web site offers a more in-depth look at the link between the active component of marijuana (THC) and goldenseal.
  • Goldenseal Benefits
    Goldenseal is claimed to be beneficial for treating arthritis, allergies, and various other conditions. This eMedTV Web page includes a list of other possible benefits of goldenseal and explains whether this supplement is beneficial for children.
  • Goldenseal Dosage
    There is no standard recommended dosage for goldenseal. As this eMedTV article explains, this is because different goldenseal products may contain a different amount of the active ingredient, making consistently safe and effective dosing difficult.
  • Goldenseal Drug Interactions
    Little definitive information is available about drug interactions with goldenseal. As this eMedTV page explains, early research suggests that goldenseal may affect certain liver enzymes that are responsible for breaking down many different medications.
  • Goldenseal Overdose
    It is not clear if an overdose of goldenseal is possible (or how much of it would result in an overdose). This eMedTV resource explores the possible effects of an overdose with this supplement and describes the treatment options that are available.
  • Goldenseal Supplement Information
    This eMedTV Web presentation discusses the supplement goldenseal. Information included in this article includes why some people take it, as well as possible side effects. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Grass Pollen Allergy
    Although a grass pollen allergy is hard to prevent, it's not as common as you might think. This eMedTV article describes this type of allergy in detail, including types of grasses that cause it, prevention strategies, and more.
  • Hay Fever
    Hay fever, also known as pollen allergy, is one of the most common allergies in the United States. This eMedTV resource provides detailed information on this allergy, including symptoms, how it differs from a cold, and why it is hard to prevent.
  • House Dust Allergy
    This segment of the eMedTV library discusses house dust allergy in detail, including what it's made of. It's not just dirt, but a collection of particles that can cause allergies. Strategies for minimizing allergens in the home are also offered.
  • How to Use Patanol Drops
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Patanol eyedrops are typically used in each eye twice a day. This page further discusses how to use Patanol drops, including tips on how to avoid contaminating the medication and what to do if you wear contact lenses.
  • Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex
    Hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex is a drug used to treat allergy and cold symptoms. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this long-acting medication, explaining how it works, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex Dosage
    This eMedTV article explains that for treating allergy and cold symptoms, the typical hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex dose is 5 mL twice daily. This page further discusses dosing guidelines and lists several tips for using this drug.
  • Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex Drug Information
    Hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex is a long-acting, prescription allergy and cold medicine. This eMedTV page offers basic drug information on hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex, including how it works and side effects.
  • Introduction to Allergies
    This video clip introduces allergies and gives some basic information.
  • Is Benadryl Addictive?
    This eMedTV resource addresses the question, "Is Benadryl addictive?" As this article explains, people taking Benadryl regularly often become tolerant to the effects of the drug, but this does not necessarily mean that they are addicted.
  • Is Claritin Safe?
    Many people want to know if Claritin is safe. As this eMedTV page explains, Claritin is a popular over-the-counter allergy medication that is generally considered safe. As with any drug, however, side effects are possible.
  • Is Goldenseal Safe?
    Goldenseal supplements appear to be very popular, but are they safe? This eMedTV article lists warnings and precautions to be aware of concerning the safety of goldenseal and explains who should consult their doctor before using the product.
  • Is Nasonex an Antihistamine?
    Is Nasonex an antihistamine? As this article from the eMedTV library explains, Nasonex is not an antihistamine. It belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids and has many different effects in the body, including anti-inflammatory effects.
  • Is Quercetin Safe?
    Quercetin supplements appear to be very popular, but are they safe? This eMedTV Web page offers important safety warnings and precautions for quercetin, including information on who should first consult their doctor before trying the supplement.
  • Is Stinging Nettle Safe?
    As this eMedTV page explains, it appears that stinging nettle is safe for most people. However, you should talk to your healthcare provider before using stinging nettle if you have diabetes, kidney disease, or any chronic or severe medical condition.
  • Karbinal ER
    Karbinal ER is a prescription drug licensed to treat a number of allergic conditions. This eMedTV page gives a complete overview of this product, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Karbinal ER and Breastfeeding
    As discussed in this eMedTV article, women are usually advised not to use Karbinal ER (carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension) while breastfeeding. This resource examines whether this drug passes through breast milk and the problems it may cause.
  • Karbinal ER and Pregnancy
    Is Karbinal ER (carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension) safe for pregnant women? This eMedTV Web page examines whether any research has been done on this topic and describes what your doctor may recommend.
  • Karbinal ER Dosage
    The Karbinal ER dosage prescribed for treating allergies will depend on weight, age, and other factors. This eMedTV Web selection offers tips for using this oral liquid and also includes specific dosing guidelines for adults and children.
  • Karbinal ER Drug Interactions
    If alcohol, antidepressants, or certain other drugs are taken with Karbinal ER, interactions may occur. This eMedTV resource lists other medicines that should not be taken with Karbinal ER and describes the potential effects of these drug interactions.
  • Karbinal ER Medication Information
    Karbinal ER is a prescription drug used to treat seasonal allergies and various other allergic conditions. This eMedTV selection includes more information on Karbinal ER, with details on side effects, how to take the medication, and more.
  • Karbinal ER Overdose
    As this eMedTV segment explains, an overdose of Karbinal ER (carbinoxamine extended-release oral suspension) can lead to serious consequences, including death. This article covers the effects of an overdose and also describes the treatment options.
  • Karbinal ER Side Effects
    This eMedTV article describes some of the common side effects of Karbinal ER, such as sedation, heartburn, and dizziness. This resource contains a list of other common side effects, as well as potentially serious side effects that require medical care.
  • Karbinal ER Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Karbinal ER is used for treating a variety of allergic conditions, including seasonal allergies. This page offers more information on specific uses, explains how the drug works, and covers who can use it.
  • Karbinal ER Warnings and Precautions
    You should not use Karbinal ER if you are nursing or are allergic to any components of the drug. This eMedTV resource includes a list of other Karbinal ER warnings and precautions, and describes possible side effects to look out for during treatment.
  • Kramolin
    As this segment of the eMedTV Web site explains, cromolyn is a drug licensed to treat asthma and allergies. This article also provides a link to more detailed information on the drug. Kramolin is a common misspelling of cromolyn.
  • Kromolan
    This eMedTV article provides a basic overview of cromolyn, a drug commonly used to treat asthma and allergies. This article also offers a link to more detailed information on the topic. Kromolan is a common misspelling of cromolyn.
  • Lastacaft
    Lastacaft is a medicine prescribed to relieve and prevent eye allergies, such as itching. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this eye drop, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips for using this medicine.
  • Lastacaft and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown if Lastacaft (alcaftadine) passes through breast milk. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses the lack of research done on the possible risks of breastfeeding while using Lastacaft and explains why problems are unlikely.
  • Lastacaft and Pregnancy
    If you are pregnant, it is probably safe to use Lastacaft (alcaftadine). This eMedTV segment discusses what happened when this medicine was used in pregnant animals and explains why the FDA classifies Lastacaft as a pregnancy Category B drug.
  • Lastacaft Dosage
    To treat eye allergies, apply one drop of Lastacaft into each eye once a day. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers more details on the standard dosage of Lastacaft, including important suggestions for when and how to use this eye drop.
  • Lastacaft Drug Interactions
    Lastacaft is unlikely to interact with other medications. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, it is possible that not all drug interactions are known at this time, so tell your doctor about any medicines you are taking before using Lastacaft.
  • Lastacaft Medication Information
    Lastacaft is an eye drop prescribed to treat itchy eyes caused by allergies. This eMedTV page offers more information on this medication, including how Lastacaft works, possible side effects, and what your doctor needs to know before you begin treatment.
  • Lastacaft Overdose
    As this eMedTV page explains, the effects of using too much Lastacaft (alcaftadine) will depend on how much was taken and whether it was combined with other drugs. This article discusses the effects of an overdose and covers possible treatment options.
  • Lastacaft Side Effects
    In clinical trials of Lastacaft, side effects commonly reported included eye redness, burning, or stinging. This eMedTV page lists several other possible reactions to this eye drop, including details on which problems to report to your doctor right away.
  • Lastacaft Uses
    Lastacaft is prescribed for treating eye itching caused by allergies. This eMedTV resource further explores what Lastacaft is used for, including information on how it works to block histamines in the body and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • Lastacaft Warnings and Precautions
    To avoid contaminating Lastacaft, do not touch the dropper to any surface, including the surface of the eye. This eMedTV article discusses other important precautions and warnings for Lastacaft, including details on who should not use this eye drop.
  • Latex Alergies
    Latex allergy is a reaction to the proteins in latex rubber (not synthetic rubber). This eMedTV resource lists symptoms of latex allergy and explains how to prevent long-term health effects. Latex alergies is a common misspelling of latex allergy.
  • Latex Alergy
    People with latex allergy may experience itching or hives when they are exposed to latex rubber. This eMedTV segment lists other latex allergy symptoms and explains what treatments are available. Latex alergy is a common misspelling of latex allergy.
  • Latex Allergy
    A latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins in latex rubber. As this eMedTV article explains, it can result in symptoms such as skin rash, hives, and itching. This page also offers tips on minimizing your exposure to latex.
  • Latex Allergy Precautions
    This eMedTV Web page talks about latex allergy precautions that can be taken in the workplace, including educating employees on latex allergy, learning to recognize the symptoms of latex allergy, and washing hands after removing latex gloves.
  • Latex Allergy Symptoms
    Mild latex allergy symptoms may include rash, hives, and itching. As this segment from the eMedTV library explains, more severe symptoms can involve respiratory problems. Ways to minimize signs and symptoms of latex allergies are also discussed.
  • Latex Allergy Treatments
    A latex allergy is a reaction to proteins found in latex rubber. This eMedTV page lists common symptoms of this condition and explains how it can be treated or prevented. There is also a link to more detailed information on latex allergies.
  • Latex Alllergy
    The term "latex allergy" only applies to natural rubber latex, not synthetic. This eMedTV article provides more information on the condition, including possible symptoms and the best treatment. Latex alllergy is a common misspelling of latex allergy.
  • Laytex Allergies
    A latex allergy is caused specifically by contact with natural rubber latex. This page of the eMedTV archives takes a brief look at this condition and includes a link to more information. Laytex allergies is a common misspelling of latex allergy.
  • Living With Allergies
    This video talks about living with allergies, including information on trigger avoidance and allergy prevention.
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