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Ketoprofen and Weight Gain - Loratabs

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  • Ketoprofen and Weight Gain
    In clinical studies, gradual weight gain occurred in less than 1 percent of those taking ketoprofen. As this eMedTV page explains, when it comes to ketoprofen and weight gain, it's often hard to tell if the gain in weight is the result of the drug.
  • Ketoprofen Dosage
    The starting ketoprofen dosage for treating arthritis symptoms is often 75 mg three times a day. This eMedTV resource discusses ketoprofen dosing guidelines and provides tips about when and how to best take the medicine.
  • Ketoprofen Drug Interactions
    Potential ketoprofen drug interactions involve medications such as ibuprofen, aspirin, and lithium. This eMedTV resource lists some of the drugs that may interact with ketoprofen and describes health problems that some drug interactions may cause.
  • Ketoprofen Precautions and Warnings
    Taking ketoprofen can increase a person's risk of experiencing gastrointestinal bleeding. This section of the eMedTV library discusses other ketoprofen precautions and warnings to be aware of, including those concerning pregnancy.
  • Ketoprofen Side Effects
    Side effects of ketoprofen may include nausea, diarrhea, and indigestion. This segment on the eMedTV Web site discusses ketoprofen side effects in detail, including information about rare but serious health problems associated with the drug.
  • Ketoprofen Uses
    Examples of ketoprofen uses include general pain relief and treatment of arthritis symptoms. This eMedTV segment discusses these uses of ketoprofen and lists possible off-label uses of the medication, such as treating symptoms of lupus.
  • Ketoprofene
    As this eMedTV page explains, ketoprofen is a drug used to treat pain, inflammation, and swelling caused by several conditions. This page also describes possible side effects and general precautions. Ketoprofene is a common misspelling of ketoprofen.
  • Ketoprophen
    Ketoprofen is a medicine commonly used to treat arthritis symptoms and general pain. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of this medication, including details about its uses and side effects. Ketoprophen is a common misspelling of ketoprofen.
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Chronic Pelvic Pain
    Laparoscopic surgery can be used to diagnose and possibly treat many causes of pelvic pain. This eMedTV resource discusses how your healthcare team prepares you for laparoscopic surgery for chronic pelvic pain and what occurs during the surgery.
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis
    During a laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis, your doctor will look for and remove endometrial tissue. This eMedTV resource describes in detail what happens during this procedure, from when anesthesia is administered to when tissue is removed.
  • Laparoscopic Surgery-Endometriosis
    A diagnosis of endometriosis can be confirmed -- and possibly even treated -- with laparoscopic surgery. This eMedTV resource describes briefly what happens during this procedure and includes a link to more detailed information on it.
  • Laparoscopy for Chronic Pelvic Pain
    The cause of chronic pelvic pain can be discovered with a procedure called laparoscopy. This eMedTV Web page discusses what occurs during a laparoscopy for chronic pelvic pain and explains possible complications associated with the procedure.
  • Laparoscopy for Chronic Pelvic Pain Indications
    As this eMedTV page describes, if you have ongoing discomfort in your pelvic area, your doctor may recommend a laparoscopy for chronic pelvic pain. Indications for this procedure include recurring or constant pelvic pain lasting more than six months.
  • Laparoscopy for Endometriosis
    Many women experience an improvement in their symptoms after a laparoscopy for endometriosis. This page from the eMedTV library describes what happens during this procedure and also outlines the risks and potential benefits.
  • Laparoscopy for Endometriosis -- Anesthesia
    Because it eliminates pain during a laparoscopy for endometriosis, anesthesia is used for this procedure. This eMedTV resource describes the two types of anesthesia (general and spinal), how they are administered, and the possible risks of each.
  • Laparoscopy for Endometriosis Risk: Air Insufflation Injuries
    When air used during your surgery goes into the wrong place, it's known as air insufflation. As this eMedTV segment explains, it is important to know that women undergoing a laparoscopy for endometriosis are at risk of air insufflation injuries.
  • Laparoscopy for Endometriosis Risks -- Infections
    This eMedTV resource provides important facts about infections and your laparoscopy risks. Before your laparoscopy for endometriosis, risks, infections, and possible complications should be explained to you by your healthcare provider.
  • Laparoscopy Problems
    Possible problems caused by laparoscopy range from nausea and infections to nerve injury and blood clots. This eMedTV segment highlights some possible laparoscopy problems, how often they occur, and risk factors for developing complications.
  • Laracet
    If you are in moderate to severely moderate pain, your doctor may prescribe Lorcet. This eMedTV article describes the pain medication in more detail and lists potential overdose symptoms of this drug. Laracet is a common misspelling of Lorcet.
  • Lartab
    Lortab is a prescription medicine licensed to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV page describes the various forms of Lortab available and explains what side effects may occur with the drug. Lartab is a common misspelling of Lortab.
  • Lean Protein
    Increasing lean protein intake in your diet keeps your blood glucose level from spiking. Avoiding sugar rushes decreases fatigue, a common factor in fibromyalgia.
  • Leflunomide
    Leflunomide is a prescription medicine used to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. This segment of the eMedTV archives takes a detailed look at this drug, including how it works, its various effects on the body, dosing, and more.
  • Leflunomide and Rheumatoid Arthritis
    A healthcare provider may prescribe leflunomide to treat rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV resource explains how this drug can help improve physical function and prevent further damage to the tissues. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Leflunomide Class of Drugs
    This eMedTV resource explains that leflunomide is part of a class of drugs called disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, and works by slowing down the progression of rheumatoid arthritis. This page also provides a link to more details.
  • Leflunomide Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, your leflunomide dose will depend on how you respond to the drug and other medical conditions you may have, among other things. This page provides general dosing guidelines for using this drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Leflunomide Drug Information
    This eMedTV page offers important information on leflunomide, a drug prescribed to treat rheumatoid arthritis in adults. This article also explains why this medicine is not suitable for everyone, lists possible side effects, and covers some dosing tips.
  • Leflunomide for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    If you have rheumatoid arthritis, leflunomide can help prevent further damage to the joints. This eMedTV segment discusses how this drug works to relieve symptoms and slow down progression of the disease. A link to more details is also included.
  • Leflunomide Mechanism of Action
    By blocking specific molecules in the body, leflunomide can slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page further explores how leflunomide's mechanism of action can prevent further joint damage. A link to more detail is also included.
  • Leflunomide Side Effects
    If you are taking leflunomide, side effects can occur and may include headaches, nausea, and diarrhea. This eMedTV article lists some of the most commonly reported reactions, along with potentially serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Liquid Lortab
    This eMedTV page explains that liquid Lortab is approved for pain relief in children as young as two years old. This page offers tips on using Lortab Elixir and also explains some factors that your doctor may consider before recommending a dosage.
  • Liquid Meloxicam
    Available in the form of tablets and a liquid, meloxicam is used to treat arthritis symptoms. This page from the eMedTV Web library provides more information on meloxicam, including how this arthritis medicine works and general dosing guidelines.
  • Liquid Motrin
    Available in the form of tablets, caplets, and liquid, Motrin can help treat pain, fever, and inflammation. This eMedTV article provides more information on Motrin, including available strengths, details on how it works, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Liquid Naprosyn
    Available in the form of tablets or a liquid, Naprosyn is used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. This eMedTV Web article offers more information on this drug, including how it works, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Living With Chronic Pain
    As you'll see in this eMedTV article, chronic pain may limit certain activities in your life, but it doesn't have to stop you from living well. This resource explores how to do this, with tips on optimizing your meds, managing expectations, and more.
  • Living With Fibromyalgia
    This video clip describes strategies for living with fibromyalgia.
  • Lodene
    Lodine is a medication that can be used for the treatment of arthritis symptoms and general pain. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview on the drug and offers a link to more information. Lodene is a common misspelling of Lodine.
  • Lodine
    Lodine is a common prescription medication used to reduce inflammation, swelling, and stiffness. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its specific uses, effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Lodine (Etodolac)
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Lodine is no longer available, but etodolac is. This segment explains why these two drugs are technically the same thing, lists the conditions they can treat, and provides some important dosing tips.
  • Lodine and Pregnancy
    Taking Lodine during pregnancy can potentially harm the unborn child. This eMedTV page discusses this topic in greater detail, and explains how the FDA classifies medications for use in pregnancy using a category system.
  • Lodine and Weight Gain
    Most people do not gain weight as a side effect of Lodine. This eMedTV selection explores this topic in detail, explaining the dangers of rapid weight gain and providing diet and exercise tips for those who experience gradual weight gain.
  • Lodine Dosage
    The recommended Lodine dosage for acute pain relief is 200 mg to 400 mg, taken every six to eight hours. This eMedTV page also offers dosage suggestions for treating arthritis symptoms and provides helpful hints on when and how to take Lodine.
  • Lodine Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page contains a list of medicines that may interact with Lodine, such as digoxin, lithium, and aspirin. This article also talks about the results of these drug interactions and how you can help protect yourself.
  • Lodine Precautions and Warnings
    Women who are in their third trimester of pregnancy or are nursing should not use Lodine. This eMedTV article offers more Lodine precautions and warnings, including other people who should avoid the drug and potential side effects that may occur.
  • Lodine Side Effects
    Common Lodine side effects include diarrhea, weakness, or stomach pain. This page of the eMedTV archives also lists serious side effects and other complications that may occur, such as allergic reactions, liver or kidney problems, and vomiting blood.
  • Loracet
    Lorcet is a prescription pain relief medication. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes Lorcet in more detail, lists some of its potential side effects, and links to more information about the drug. Loracet is a common misspelling of Lorcet.
  • Loraset
    Lorcet is a medication that can be prescribed to help relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of the drug and briefly covers the potential for Lorcet abuse. Loraset is a common misspelling of Lorcet.
  • Loratab
    Lortab is a prescription pain relief medication. This page from the eMedTV library describes Lortab in more detail, explains its effects, and lists possible side effects of the medicine. Loratab is a common misspelling of Lortab.
  • Loratabs
    Lortab is a prescription medication used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV resource describes the pain reliever in more detail and explains what side effects may occur with the drug. Loratabs is a common misspelling of Lortab.
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