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Cockroach Allergy - Food Allergy List

This page contains links to eMedTV Allergies Articles containing information on subjects from Cockroach Allergy to Food Allergy List. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Cockroach Allergy
    This page of the eMedTV library provides an in-depth look at cockroach allergy, including tips to help prevent it. This common indoor pest allergy is caused by certain proteins found in cockroach saliva and feces.
  • Common Food Allergies
    Typical food allergies include milk, shellfish, peanuts, and tree nuts (such as walnuts). This portion of the eMedTV library provides detailed information on eight of the most common food allergies affecting adults and children.
  • Cremolum
    Cromolyn is an asthma and allergy drug that is available in several forms. This selection from the eMedTV archives takes a closer look at this drug and offers a link to more detailed information. Cremolum is a common misspelling of cromolyn.
  • Cromalin
    Cromolyn is a drug used to treat asthma and allergies. This article on the eMedTV Web site briefly discusses the medication and provides a link to more detailed information. Cromalin is a common misspelling of cromolyn.
  • Cromaline
    If you have allergies or asthma, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called cromolyn. This eMedTV selection provides an overview of the drug and includes a link to more detailed information. Cromaline is a common misspelling of cromolyn.
  • Cromolyn
    Cromolyn is a prescription medicine often used for the treatment of asthma and allergies. This eMedTV resource lists the various forms of cromolyn that are available, explains how the medicine works, and offers general dosing information.
  • Definition of Sick Building Syndrome
    This eMedTV page offers a definition of sick building syndrome, explaining how it is a situation in which building occupants experience acute symptoms such as eye, nose, or throat irritation. This article also provides a more detailed list of symptoms.
  • Diagnosing Allergic Rhinitis
    This video discusses the history of allergic rhinitis and ways in which it can be diagnosed.
  • Difference Between Clarinex and Claritin
    The main difference between Clarinex and Claritin is that one is available over the counter. This eMedTV article explores other differences between the allergy medications and explains what side effects may occur with each drug.
  • Different Types of Allergies
    An allergic reaction can occur after contact with dust, tree pollen, or other triggers. This eMedTV resource gives a brief overview of allergies, exploring the many different types and including a link to more detailed information.
  • Directions for Actifed Cold
    This eMedTV page explores dosage directions for Actifed Cold & Allergy medication. As this page explains, the recommended dosage for adults and children (age 12 and older) is one tablet every four hours, not to exceed six tablets in 24 hours.
  • Does Goldenseal Work?
    Many people want to know if goldenseal really works. This article from the eMedTV Web site explores the effectiveness of this supplement for masking illicit substances during urine drug testing and the treatment of various medical conditions.
  • Does Quercetin Work?
    Many people may wonder, "Does quercetin work?" As this eMedTV resource explains, quercetin is claimed to be beneficial for many conditions, including allergies and cancer. However, much more research is needed to confirm the supplement's effectiveness.
  • Does Stinging Nettle Work?
    Many people may wonder, "Does stinging nettle work?" This article from the eMedTV Web site explores the effectiveness of the supplement for various uses, including the treatment of allergy symptoms, osteoarthritis, and an enlarged prostate.
  • Drug Interactions With Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex
    This eMedTV resource takes a look at products that may cause drug interactions with hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex, such as antidepressants and alcohol. This page lists other medicines that can cause potentially serious complications.
  • Drug Interactions With Oxymetazoline Nasal Spray
    Oxymetazoline nasal spray may cause negative drug interactions with several medications. This eMedTV Web page provides a list of medications that may interact with oxymetazoline nasal spray and describes the problems that could occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Phenylephrine
    Before using phenylephrine, it is important to know that this drug may interact with certain medicines. This eMedTV page outlines the medications that may cause negative phenylephrine drug interactions and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Dust Mite Alergy
    It is actually the waste products of dust mites that provoke an allergic reaction. This eMedTV resource provides more information on dust mite allergy, including how common it is. Dust mite alergy is a common misspelling of dust mite allergy.
  • Dust Mite Allergy
    A dust mite allergy is an allergy to a microscopic organism that lives in the dust found in all dwellings. This eMedTV article discusses this allergy in more detail, including things you can do to limit your exposure to dust mites.
  • Dust Prevention
    As this eMedTV article explains, dust prevention can involve removing carpeting, washing sheets at high temperatures, and using air filters. This part of the Web site provides several more tips on preventing dust in your home.
  • Dymista
    Dymista is a prescription nasal spray used to help relieve symptoms of seasonal nasal allergies. This eMedTV resource contains a detailed overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, how to use it, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Dymista and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV article explains why women should talk to their doctor about the safety of using Dymista (azelastine/fluticasone nasal spray) while breastfeeding. This resource also explains what to watch for if you do use this nasal spray while nursing.
  • Dymista and Pregnancy
    Using Dymista (azelastine/fluticasone nasal spray) while pregnant may cause birth defects or other problems. This eMedTV page covers the studies that have been done using the active ingredients in Dymista in pregnant animals and the problems they caused.
  • Dymista Dosage
    One spray of Dymista is used in each nostril twice daily to help relieve seasonal nasal allergies. This eMedTV Web page features more information on Dymista dosing instructions, including tips on how to avoid bothersome side effects of the nasal spray.
  • Dymista Drug Information
    Dymista is a prescription nasal spray used to treat seasonal nasal allergy symptoms. This part of the eMedTV Web library examines Dymista, with information on how this drug is used, potential side effects, and when it may not be safe for use.
  • Dymista Drug Interactions
    Using alcohol, sleep medications, or other drugs while using Dymista may result in adverse interactions. This eMedTV resource offers a detailed look what may happen when Dymista is combined with various products and discusses how to reduce your risk.
  • Dymista Overdose
    As explained in this eMedTV article, you may have problems producing natural steroids if you overdose on Dymista (azelastine/fluticasone nasal spray). This resource explores what may happen with an overdose and why you should not abruptly stop using it.
  • Dymista Side Effects
    When using Dymista, side effects can occur and may include nosebleeds, headaches, or other problems. This eMedTV segment examines some of the potential reactions that may occur with this nasal spray, including serious problems that require treatment.
  • Dymista Uses
    This eMedTV Web selection explains how Dymista can help relieve certain nasal symptoms caused by seasonal allergies. This article takes a closer look at this use of Dymista, as well as some unapproved reasons a doctor may prescribe this nasal spray.
  • Dymista Warnings and Precautions
    People who have not had chickenpox or been vaccinated for it may not be able to use Dymista nasal spray. This eMedTV article contains more details on safety warnings related to Dymista, including precautions for people who have certain medical conditions.
  • Elastat
    Elestat is a prescription medicine used for the prevention of eye allergy symptoms. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Elestat eye drops and explains what side effects may occur with this product. Elastat is a common misspelling of Elestat.
  • Elestat
    Elestat is a prescription eye drop licensed to prevent itchy eyes due to eye allergies. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how the medicine works, explains when and how to use it, and lists some of the potential side effects of this drug.
  • Elestat and Breastfeeding
    It is not known whether Elestat (epinastine ophthalmic solution) passes through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV resource includes more information on breastfeeding and Elestat, and explores the potential risks of using this drug while nursing.
  • Elestat and Pregnancy
    At this time, it is not known whether Elestat (epinastine ophthalmic solution) is safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV page offers more details on pregnancy and Elestat, and explains what problems occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Elestat Dosage
    There is one standard recommended dosage of Elestat, regardless of age or the severity of your symptoms. As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended dose in adults and children ages three and up is one drop in each affected eye twice a day.
  • Elestat Drug Interactions
    There are no known drug interactions with Elestat at this time. As this part of the eMedTV archives explains, however, it is possible that there may be drug interactions that are currently unknown but that may be discovered at a later date.
  • Elestat Eyedrops
    If you have itchy eyes due to allergies, you may be able to prevent them with an eyedrop called Elestat. This eMedTV page takes a quick look at this antihistamine, including details on how to use it and how to get the most out of the medication.
  • Elestat Overdose
    It is not known exactly what to expect from an overdose of Elestat (epinastine ophthalmic solution). This eMedTV explores the potential effects of an overdose and describes the treatment options that are available.
  • Elestat Side Effects
    Common side effects of Elestat may include cough, eye itching, and runny or stuffy nose. This eMedTV resource lists other common side effects of the drug, as well as less common but potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Elestat Uses
    Elestat is used for preventing eye itching related to eye allergies. This part of the eMedTV library discusses the uses of Elestat in more detail, describes how this medication works, and explains whether the drug is used off-label for other purposes.
  • Elestat Warnings and Precautions
    If you are pregnant, tell your doctor before you start using Elestat. This eMedTV page includes a list of other conditions you should tell your doctor about before using this drug, as well as warnings and precautions to be aware of with Elestat.
  • Flonace
    Flonase is a prescription nasal spray used for treating nasal symptoms caused by allergies or other causes. This eMedTV Web page describes Flonase in more detail and explores the drug's effects. Flonace is a common misspelling of Flonase.
  • Flonaise
    Flonase is a prescription drug that comes in the form of a nasal spray. This part of the eMedTV Web site provides a brief look at how the drug works to treat allergic and non-allergic rhinitis. Flonaise is a common misspelling of Flonase.
  • Flonase
    Flonase is a prescription nasal spray that is used to treat runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, and itching. This eMedTV page describes how Flonase works to treat allergic and non-allergic rhinitis and explains what you should know before using the drug.
  • Flonase 50 mcg Nasal Spray
    As this eMedTV page explains, a healthcare provider may prescribe Flonase 50 mcg nasal spray to treat nasal symptoms due to allergies or other causes. This page further discusses Flonase dosing guidelines for adults and children.
  • Flonase and Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding women who are using Flonase should watch for any side effects in their nursing child. This eMedTV resource discusses Flonase and breastfeeding in more detail and explains whether the medicine is passed through breast milk.
  • Flonase and Pregnancy
    It is not fully understood whether Flonase would cause problems when used during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page describes the clinical findings on Flonase and pregnancy, and explains what happened when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Flonase and Weight Gain
    Weight gain appears to be a potential side effect of Flonase. This article from the eMedTV library offers more information on Flonase and weight gain, and explains what your doctor may recommend if you gain weight while using the medication.
  • Flonase Child Dosage
    For those age four and older, the child dosage of Flonase starts at one spray in each nostril once daily. This eMedTV Web resource takes a closer look at Flonase dosing guidelines for children, including tips on when and how to use this nasal spray.
  • Flonase Dosage
    The recommended dosage of Flonase for children ages four and older is one spray in each nostril once daily. This eMedTV segment also contains Flonase dosing recommendations for adults and provides tips for how and when to use the nasal spray.
  • Flonase Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of Flonase drug information, including uses, possible side effects, and general dosing guidelines. This article also discusses some general precautions to be aware of before using this nasal spray.
  • Flonase Drug Interactions
    Protease inhibitors and certain antibiotics or antifungals may cause Flonase drug interactions. This part of the eMedTV library lists specific antibiotics, antifungals, and protease inhibitors that should not be taken together with Flonase.
  • Flonase for Allergies
    This eMedTV page explains that when using Flonase for allergies, the medication can help relieve symptoms such as sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose, and nasal itching. This article also covers general dosing guidelines and lists potential side effects.
  • Flonase for Children
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains the benefits of using Flonase for children age four and older. This page describes how Flonase can help treat sneezing, nasal congestion, and a runny nose due to allergies and other causes.
  • Flonase for Kids
    This page from the eMedTV archives describes several benefits of using Flonase for kids who are four years old or older. This page explains how Flonase can help treat sneezing, nasal congestion, and a runny nose due to allergies and other causes.
  • Flonase Medication Information
    Flonase is a prescription nasal spray used to treat nasal symptoms due to allergies or other causes. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Flonase medication information, including how the drug works, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Flonase Nasal Spray -- Drug Information
    Flonase is a prescription nasal spray used to treat sneezing, runny nose, and nasal itching. This eMedTV segment offers more detail on Flonase nasal spray, including information on its uses, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Flonase Nasl
    Flonase is a medicine prescribed for the treatment of nasal symptoms due to allergies or other causes. This eMedTV page further discusses Flonase, including possible side effects and dosing tips. Flonase nasl is a common misspelling of Flonase nasal.
  • Flonase Overdose
    In studies, large doses of Flonase did not cause any complications. As this eMedTV article explains, while a short-term overdose is not likely to be dangerous, long-term Flonase overdose can decrease the body's ability to produce natural steroids.
  • Flonase Problems
    Some of the potential problems with using Flonase may include nosebleeds, headaches, and a sore throat. This eMedTV resource describes other Flonase problems, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Flonase Risks
    Some of the potential Flonase risks may include nosebleeds, headaches, and a sore throat. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of other possible risks of Flonase, including some problems that may require immediate medical care.
  • Flonase Side Affects
    Common Flonase side effects may include a sore throat, nosebleeds, and headaches. This eMedTV segment also describes some potentially serious side effects that may require medical care. Flonase side affects is a common misspelling of Flonase side effects.
  • Flonase Side Effects
    Side effects that may occur with Flonase include nasal burning or irritation, cough, and headache. This eMedTV resource lists common Flonase side effects, as well as rare but potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Flonase Spray
    As this eMedTV page explains, Flonase is a prescription nasal spray used to treat sneezing, a runny nose, and nasal itching due to allergies or other causes. This article further discusses Flonase spray, including potential side effects and dosing tips.
  • Flonase Uses
    Flonase is used for treating non-allergic rhinitis and seasonal or perennial nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Flonase, explains whether it can be used in children, and discusses possible off-label Flonase uses.
  • Flonase Warning
    You may not be able to safely use Flonase if you have certain medical conditions (such as some infections). This eMedTV article describes other important Flonase warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting treatment with this nasal spray.
  • Flonase Warnings and Precautions
    Flonase can potentially cause or worsen glaucoma or cataracts. This page on the eMedTV site offers other Flonase warnings and precautions, including a list of existing medical conditions you should tell your doctor about before using the nasal spray.
  • Flonaze
    As this eMedTV article explains, Flonase is a drug used to treat sneezing, runny nose, and other nasal symptoms. This article explains how the drug is taken and lists some possible side effects. Flonaze is a common misspelling of Flonase.
  • Flownase
    Flonase is a medication used for treating allergic and non-allergic nasal symptoms. This eMedTV page describes the effects of Flonase, lists possible side effects of the drug, and links to more information. Flownase is a common misspelling of Flonase.
  • Flownase Side Effects
    Common Flonase side effects may include nausea, cough, and headache. This eMedTV article also lists serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor immediately. Flownase side effects is a common misspelling of Flonase side effects.
  • Flunislide
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, flunisolide is a drug used to treat allergies and prevent asthma. This article takes a brief look at this drug and lists some of its possible side effects. Flunislide is a common misspelling of flunisolide.
  • Flunisoide
    This selection from the eMedTV archives offers an overview of flunisolide, a prescription drug often used to treat allergies and prevent asthma. A link to more detailed information is also provided. Flunisoide is a common misspelling of flunisolide.
  • Flunisolide
    Flunisolide is a drug used for preventing asthma attacks and treating an irritated nose due to allergies. This eMedTV Web page describes flunisolide inhalers and nasal sprays in more detail and explains the effects of the medication.
  • Fluonisolide
    Flunisolide is a prescription drug used to treat allergies and prevent asthma. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Fluonisolide is a common misspelling of flunisolide.
  • Food Alergi
    A food allergy is not the same thing as a food intolerance. This eMedTV article briefly describes what a food allergy is, including common symptoms and the usual treatment plan. Food alergi is a common misspelling of food allergy.
  • Food Alergies
    Food allergies occur when the immune system reacts abnormally to a certain kind of food. This eMedTV Web page briefly describes possible symptoms of an allergy and the usual treatment plan. Food alergies is a common misspelling of food allergies.
  • Food Alergy
    A food allergy, which is an abnormal response to certain foods, affects both adults and children. This eMedTV page lists foods that may cause allergies and explains how long reactions usually last. Food alergy is a common misspelling of food allergy.
  • Food Alergy Test
    A doctor makes a food allergy diagnosis based on certain tests. This eMedTV segment briefly describes a few ways of confirming that a person has a food allergy. Food alergy test is a common misspelling and variation of food allergy diagnosis.
  • Food Alergys
    A food allergy, as this eMedTV page explains, occurs when the immune system reacts abnormally to a specific food. A brief overview of this condition is provided, as are links to more information. Food alergys is a common misspelling of food allergy.
  • Food Allergen Labeling
    If you have food allergies, you may have questions about the labeling of your food. This eMedTV Web page provides detailed answers to frequently asked questions about the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) of 2004.
  • Food Allergies in Children
    As this eMedTV segment explains, up to 6 to 8 percent of children under the age of three are allergic to certain foods. This article provides tips on dealing with food allergies in kids and lists the most common childhood allergies, such as peanuts.
  • Food Allergy
    A food allergy occurs when a food triggers an abnormal response by the body's immune system. This eMedTV article explains the difference between an allergy and food intolerance, how they are diagnosed, and being aware of cross-reactivity.
  • Food Allergy Diagnosis
    To assist with a food allergy diagnosis, the patient may be asked to keep a diet diary. As this eMedTV Web page explains, other diagnostic tools include elimination diets and blood tests. This resource offers an overview of food allergy diagnosis.
  • Food Allergy Info
    If you are looking for info on food allergies, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It gives a concise overview of symptoms, treatment, diagnosis, and more. This resource also includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Food Allergy List
    This eMedTV article provides information about the "food allergy list" the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring for food labels, effective January 2006. The food allergy list will help allergic consumers know which foods to avoid.
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