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  • Subutex
    Subutex is a prescription narcotic medication approved for treating opioid dependence. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of this opioid drug, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Subutex and Breastfeeding
    Subutex (sublingual buprenorphine) does pass through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV segment provides more details on breastfeeding and Subutex, and describes the potentially serious complications that may occur if an infant is exposed to the drug.
  • Subutex and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV article explains, Subutex (sublingual buprenorphine) is a pregnancy Category C drug, meaning it may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This page describes the problems that resulted when this drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Subutex Dosage
    The initial Subutex dose to treat opioid dependence is usually 8 mg dissolved under the tongue once daily. This eMedTV page describes dosing guidelines for this opioid, including important tips on how to safely and effectively use Subutex tablets.
  • Subutex Drug Interactions
    Antidepressants, alcohol, and various other products can potentially cause drug interactions with Subutex. This eMedTV page lists other products that may interfere with Subutex and describes the problems that may occur if these drugs are taken together.
  • Subutex Injection
    There are no Subutex injections, as this drug only comes as a tablet that dissolves under the tongue. This eMedTV page further explores this prescription medication, including how injecting it may lead to abuse. A link to more details is also included.
  • Subutex Medication Information
    Subutex is a prescription narcotic medicine used to treat opioid dependence in adults. This eMedTV Web selection further explores Subutex, including information on why this medication may not be a good choice for some people and possible side effects.
  • Subutex Overdose
    If you believe you have taken too much Subutex, seek immediate medical care. This selection from the eMedTV library describes the potentially serious problems that may occur when someone overdoses on this drug. Treatment options are also discussed.
  • Subutex Side Affects
    While most people do not have problems with Subutex, side effects are possible. This eMedTV page describes some of these possible side effects, including potentially serious problems. Subutex side affects is a common misspelling of Subutex side effects.
  • Subutex Side Effects
    Commonly reported Subutex side effects include headaches, nausea, and insomnia. This eMedTV segment provides a more detailed list of possible reactions to this drug, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Subutex Uses
    Subutex is licensed to treat opioid dependence in adults. This eMedTV resource discusses the uses of Subutex in more detail, including possible off-label, or unapproved, uses. An explanation of how this opioid narcotic drug works is also included.
  • Subutex Warnings and Precautions
    If you have low blood pressure or breathing problems, let your doctor know before using Subutex. This eMedTV Web article outlines important warnings and precautions with Subutex, including details on why this narcotic drug is not suitable for some people.
  • Subutex While Pregnant
    It may not be safe to take Subutex while pregnant. This eMedTV article provides more details on the research that was done when high doses of the drug were given to pregnant animals and the problems it caused. A link to more information is also included.
  • Sumatriptan/Naproxen Sodium
    Sumatriptan/naproxen sodium is a medicine that is available by prescription to treat migraine headaches. This eMedTV segment describes how the medication works, explains how and when to take it, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Sumatriptan/Naproxen Sodium Dosage
    The recommended sumatriptan/naproxen sodium dosage for migraine pain relief is one tablet. This eMedTV Web page discusses sumatriptan/naproxen sodium dosing in more detail and offers warnings and precautions for taking this medication.
  • Supplements
    Say "alternative medicine," and supplements immediately come to mind for most people. Indeed, supplements are often a cornerstone of treatment for people using alternative medicine for fibromyalgia. However, as is almost always the case with supplements, there isn't much evidence to show that they are safe or effective for fibromyalgia treatment, although magnesium and S-adenosylmethionine (SAM-e) show some promise. So be warned: if you choose to try supplements, make sure to buy ones from a reputable manufacturer, and always ask your healthcare provider first. Remember that any supplement potent enough to be effective may also be potent enough to cause serious side effects or drug interactions. Supplements are typically not covered by insurance.
  • Symptoms of Darvocet Overdose
    An overdose of Darvocet can lead to severe drowsiness, difficulty breathing, and seizures. This eMedTV resource lists other possible symptoms of Darvocet overdose and explains what treatment options are available for an overdose.
  • Talacen
    Talacen is a prescription medication approved for relieving mild-to-moderate pain. This eMedTV Web selection describes how the drug works, offers dosing information, and explains why this opioid narcotic may not be suitable for some people.
  • Talacen and Breastfeeding
    Talacen (acetaminophen and pentazocine) is known to pass through breast milk. This article from the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at breastfeeding and Talacen, and describes the problems that may occur if a breastfed infant consumes the drug.
  • Talacen and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to take Talacen (acetaminophen and pentazocine) when you are expecting. This eMedTV segment offers more details about pregnancy and Talacen, including a description of the potential problems that this drug may cause.
  • Talacen Dosage
    For pain relief in adults and children, the dosage of Talacen is one tablet every four hours as needed. This eMedTV segment explores dosing guidelines for this pain reliever, including why it should not be taken with other acetaminophen products.
  • Talacen Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, drug interactions may occur if Talacen is combined with alcohol, antidepressants, or a number of other medications. This page lists other products that may interfere with Talacen and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Talacen Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Talacen is a medicine used to treat mild-to-moderate pain in adults and children age 12 and older. This resource covers more information on Talacen and describes some safety concerns for using this medication.
  • Talacen Overdose
    Immediate treatment is essential if you have taken too much Talacen (acetaminophen and pentazocine). This eMedTV Web page lists possible overdose effects and describes the various treatment options that are available for an overdose of this drug.
  • Talacen Side Effects
    Potential side effects of Talacen include nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness. This eMedTV article lists other possible side effects of the drug, including potentially serious problems that require medical treatment (such as fainting and seizures).
  • Talacen Uses
    If you have mild-to-moderate pain, you may benefit from Talacen. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at specific uses of Talacen, such as pain relief following a surgery or for treating cancer pain. This article also explains who can use this drug.
  • Talacen Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to take Talacen if you have a head injury or lung problems. This eMedTV Web page examines who should not use Talacen. Warnings and precautions on what side effects or complications may occur with the drug are also covered.
  • Talacin
    Talacen is a prescription drug approved for relieving pain. This part of the eMedTV Web library describes how Talacen works, lists possible side effects, and explains how the medication is taken. Talacin is a common misspelling of Talacen.
  • Talk With Your Doctor
    Whatever fears you may have about pain medications, be sure to discuss them with your healthcare provider. Some of the fears may be realistic, but others may be unfounded. Either way, your healthcare provider can help alleviate your fears and make medication changes if necessary to help you deal with them.
  • Talking to Your Doctor About Alternative Therapies
    If you are interested in trying any alternative therapies, talk with your doctor. Supporting research continues to grow, and these techniques are continually becoming more widely accepted in mainstream medical practice. Your healthcare provider will help you evaluate the risks and benefits of any therapy, and may be able to help provide referrals and coordinate alternative therapies into an integrated approach to your care.
  • Talking to Your Doctor About Chronic Pain
    Can you rate your pain on a scale from 1 to 10? This eMedTV article will help you prepare to talk to your doctor about your chronic pain. In it, we list other questions you may be asked, offer tips on how to be a better patient, and more.
  • Talwin Nx
    The prescription drug Talwin Nx is licensed to relieve moderate-to-severe pain. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes how this medicine works, gives some tips on how to take it, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Talwin Nx 50 Mg
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, a doctor may prescribe 50 mg of Talwin Nx to relieve moderate-to-severe pain. This article takes a brief look at some dosing guidelines for this drug and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Talwin Nx 50/0.5 Mg
    Adults and children who have moderate-to-severe pain may benefit from Talwin Nx. This eMedTV article examines when a healthcare provider may prescribe Talwin Nx 50/0.5 mg tablets and how to best take this drug. It also links to more details.
  • Talwin Nx and Breastfeeding
    It is generally recommended for breastfeeding women to use Talwin Nx (pentazocine/naloxone) with caution. This eMedTV article takes a look at whether this drug passes through breast milk and what the manufacturer recommends for women who are nursing.
  • Talwin Nx and Pregnancy
    The safety of using Talwin Nx (pentazocine/naloxone) during pregnancy is unknown at this time. This eMedTV article discusses why this drug is not generally recommended for pregnant women and explains when there may be exceptions to this recommendation.
  • Talwin Nx Dosage
    Talwin Nx tablets are taken every three to four hours to help relieve moderate-to-severe pain. This eMedTV resource explains how your doctor will determine an appropriate Talwin Nx dose and describes some helpful tips on how to best take this drug.
  • Talwin Nx Drug Information
    As this eMedTV page explains, Talwin Nx is a prescription drug used to treat pain. This eMedTV resource explores how the drug is taken and offers information on what to discuss with your doctor before starting Talwin Nx. Side effects are also discussed.
  • Talwin Nx Drug Interactions
    Smoking tobacco or using drugs that cause drowsiness in combination with Talwin Nx may lead to interactions. This eMedTV Web page examines various products that may cause adverse reactions with Talwin Nx, and explains how to reduce your risk of problems.
  • Talwin Nx Overdose
    It is possible for someone to take too much Talwin Nx (pentazocine/naloxone). This part of the eMedTV Web site describes some of the possible effects of an overdose on this drug. It also outlines some of the various treatment methods that are available.
  • Talwin Nx Side Effects
    Many Talwin Nx side effects, such as nausea and headaches, are mild and easily treated. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, this pain medication can also cause potentially serious complications that may require immediate medical treatment.
  • Talwin Nx Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, adults and children who use Talwin Nx may find relief of moderate-to-severe pain. This article presents a closer look at what Talwin Nx is used for, how it works, and the benefits it can provide.
  • Talwin Nx Warnings and Precautions
    If you have certain allergies, you should not take Talwin Nx. Other warnings and precautions are listed in this eMedTV page, including problems this drug may cause and who should not take it. It also covers what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Tapentadol ER
    Tapentadol ER is a medication used to treat chronic pain. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, including its effects, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Tapentadol ER Dosage
    Your healthcare provider will consider several factors when determining your tapentadol ER dosage. This eMedTV article describes these factors in more detail and lists some general dosing tips and safety precautions to be aware of when taking this drug.
  • Tapentadol ER Medication Information
    This eMedTV page presents information on tapentadol ER, a prescription medication used for the long-term treatment of moderate-to-severe pain. This page covers safety precautions, abuse potential, and dosing tips. A link to more details is also included.
  • The Day of a Laparoscopy for Endometriosis
    This eMedTV segment tells you what you can expect on the day of your laparoscopy for endometriosis. For example, you will likely experience sights and sounds that are unfamiliar to you, especially in the operating room.
  • The Day of Laparoscopy for Chronic Pelvic Pain
    On the day of a laparoscopy, you will be given an IV and an EKG. As this segment of the eMedTV archives explains, in preparation for your laparoscopy, you should bring a list of any medications or supplements you are taking.
  • The Operating Room and Laparoscopy for Chronic Pelvic Pain
    When you go in the operating room for laparoscopy for chronic pelvic pain, you might see unfamiliar things. This eMedTV resource briefly describes what you may see and hear in the operating room before your laparoscopic surgery.
  • There Is Good Reason Why I'm Cynical
    Pharmacists see people who abuse and misuse pain medications every day. We've heard every single excuse and lie in the book. We've seen the entire spectrum, from people with genuine chronic pain who are responsible and smart about their pain medications, all the way to people who lie about chronic pain in order to obtain narcotics to sell on the street. We've seen our patients end up dead or in prison. While none of us wants to mistreat or misjudge someone, we also do not want to be responsible for someone's accidental overdose. We also do not want to get the reputation of being "easy" and believing every outlandish story we hear. By being careful, we are trying to protect you and the community as a whole.
  • Toradal
    This eMedTV article explains that Toradol is used to treat moderate to severe pain for a short period of time. This page also lists some common side effects of Toradol and provides general dosing guidelines. Toradal is a common misspelling of Toradol.
  • Toradol
    Toradol is a prescription medication used for the short-term relief of moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Toradol, including information about how it works, how to take it, and side effects associated with the drug.
  • Toradol (Ketorolac Tromethamine) Pain Medicine
    The medicine Toradol (ketorolac tromethamine) is used for the short-term treatment of pain. This eMedTV Web page further discusses this prescription drug, including how it works, conditions it can treat, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Toradol 10 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe Toradol 10 mg tablets to treat moderate-to-severe pain. This page offers some general dosing guidelines, including factors that may affect your amount and tips on taking this drug.
  • Toradol and Children
    This eMedTV page explains when it is safe to give Toradol to children. This page also covers what this medicine is approved to treat (including moderate-to-severe pain), as well as details on how it works. A link to more information is also included.
  • Toradol and Pregnancy
    Based on studies of Toradol and pregnancy in animals, it is thought that the drug may harm a human fetus. As this eMedTV Web page explains, most healthcare providers do not recommend taking Toradol during pregnancy.
  • Toradol Dangers
    You may not be able to use Toradol safely if you have certain conditions, such as diabetes or seizures. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at the potential dangers of Toradol and explains what you should be aware of before starting treatment.
  • Toradol Dosage
    The recommended starting dosage of Toradol tablets for adults under the age of 65 is often 20 mg. This eMedTV article discusses the dosing guidelines for this drug, including the factors that affect how much your healthcare provider prescribes.
  • Toradol Drug Class
    As this eMedTV article explains, Toradol belongs to a drug class known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This article gives a brief overview of this pain medication, explains how Toradol works, and links to more detailed information.
  • Toradol Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web resource provides some basic drug information on Toradol, a pain reliever that is available by prescription only. This article discusses how this medicine works and explains why it may not be the best choice for certain people.
  • Toradol Drug Interactions
    Diuretics, muscle relaxants, and aspirin are among the drugs that can potentially interact with Toradol. This eMedTV article describes how Toradol drug interactions can make some drugs less effective and increase your risk of serious side effects.
  • Toradol Indications
    One of the uses (or "indications") for Toradol is the treatment of pain following a procedure. This eMedTV Web page lists other conditions the medicine is approved for, including information on off-label uses and whether this drug is safe for children.
  • Toradol Injection
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may administer Toradol in the form of an injection, tablets, or through an intravenous (IV) line. This Web article offers important dosing guidelines for this medication, including helpful tips for taking this drug.
  • Toradol Medication for Pain
    As a prescription pain medication, Toradol is only approved for short-term use. This page of the eMedTV Web library takes a closer look at Toradol, including information on what it is used for and how it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Toradol Oral
    This eMedTV page discusses oral Toradol tablets and injections, which can help treat moderate-to-severe pain caused by several conditions. This page describes what this medication is used for, possible side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Toradol Pain Reliever
    As a type of pain reliever, Toradol can treat moderate-to-severe pain caused by several conditions. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at what Toradol is used for, including information on how it works and why it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Toradol Pills
    This eMedTV Web article describes Toradol, a medication used to treat pain caused by a wide variety of conditions. This page offers more details on Toradol pills, injections, and intravenous forms, including general dosing tips and specific uses.
  • Toradol Precautions and Warnings
    Among the Toradol precautions and warnings listed on this eMedTV page are conditions to tell your doctor about before taking Toradol (such as asthma), possible serious side effects like liver damage, and the safety of taking Toradol while pregnant.
  • Toradol Risks
    Toradol may cause potentially serious, and even life-threatening, intestinal bleeding. This selection from the eMedTV Web site looks at some of the risks associated with Toradol, explaining some of the drug's safety precautions and potential side effects.
  • Toradol Safety
    Potentially serious bleeding problems can occur in people taking NSAIDs, including Toradol. This eMedTV page discusses how to ensure your safety with Toradol, with information on who should avoid the drug altogether and possible side effects.
  • Toradol Shot
    Available in the form of tablets, an intravenous injection, and a shot, Toradol is used for pain relief. This eMedTV Web segment provides more information on Toradol, including what it is approved to treat and some general dosing guidelines.
  • Toradol Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, side effects of Toradol most commonly include headache, abdominal pain (or stomach pain), and nausea. This article discusses the side effects of this drug, including rare but serious health problems that may occur.
  • Toradol Strengths
    This eMedTV page explains that different forms and strengths of Toradol are available, but the one a person is prescribed will be determined by various factors. This article mentions a couple of them and offers some tips on taking this pain medicine.
  • Toradol Uses
    Toradol is used for short-term pain relief. This eMedTV page covers Toradol uses, such as relieving back pain, cancer pain, pain caused by kidney stones, and pain following a procedure.
  • Tordal
    This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of Toradol, a prescription drug used to treat moderate to severe pain. This page also covers some general precautions to be aware of before using the medication. Tordal is a common misspelling of Toradol.
  • Tordol
    As this eMedTV resource explains, a doctor may prescribe Toradol to treat moderate to severe pain. This page also lists possible side effects of the drug and describes the factors that may affect your dosage. Tordol is a common misspelling of Toradol.
  • Torodol
    Toradol is a medication licensed for the relief of moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV segment provides a concise overview of Toradol and includes a link to more detailed information. Torodol is a common misspelling of Toradol.
  • Tramadal
    Tramadol, a prescription drug used to treat pain, is a type of centrally acting opioid analgesic. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of the drug and offers some general dosing guidelines. Tramadal is a common misspelling of tramadol.
  • Tramadil
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe tramadol to treat moderate to moderately severe pain in adults. This page explains how the drug works and describes factors that may affect your dosage. Tramadil is a common misspelling of tramadol.
  • Tramadl
    Tramadol is a prescribed drug licensed to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. This selection from the eMedTV Web site describes tramadol in more detail and offers general precautions for taking the drug. Tramadl is a common misspelling of tramadol.
  • Tramadol
    Tramadol is a medication commonly used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV Web segment provides an in-depth look at this prescription medication, including its effects, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Tramadol 100 mg
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, tramadol 100 mg may be prescribed to treat moderate to moderately severe pain in adults. This article also covers some general tramadol dosing guidelines and describes factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Tramadol 50 mg
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, your doctor may prescribe tramadol 50 mg to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. This article takes a closer look at tramadol dosing guidelines and describes some of the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Tramadol 50 mg Side Effects
    Nausea, drowsiness, and headaches are some of the most common side effects of tramadol 50 mg tablets. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other potential side effects, including those that may require immediate medical care.
  • Tramadol 50 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, tramadol 50 mg tablets are the only strength available in this medication. This page also covers dosing guidelines for treating moderate to moderately severe pain, and describes factors that affect your dose of tramadol.
  • Tramadol Abuse
    Tramadol (Ultram) is now considered a controlled substance and can be abused. This eMedTV page further discusses tramadol abuse, explains where to get help, and describes the difference between abuse and physical dependence.
  • Tramadol Addiction
    People can become addicted to tramadol (Ultram), especially if they are predisposed to drug abuse. This eMedTV page lists common signs of addiction and explains where you can get help if you suspect someone is struggling with addiction or abuse.
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