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Humira - Lialda Oral

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  • Humira
    Humira is a prescription drug for inflammatory conditions affecting the joints, spine, and digestive tract. This eMedTV page explains how Humira works, lists possible side effects, and describes what to tell your physician prior to taking the drug.
  • Humira (Adalimumab) Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web resource provides some basic information on Humira (adalimumab), a drug that is available only by prescription. This article explains how this medicine works, specific uses, and why it may not be the best choice for everyone.
  • Humira 20 Mg
    As this eMedTV article explains, using 20 mg of Humira once a week can help relieve the symptoms of various inflammatory conditions that affect the joints or digestive system. This article also discusses the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Humira 40 Mg
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, Humira comes in the form of an injection and is available in two strengths. Humira is a prescription medication used to treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and Crohn's disease.
  • Humira Alternatives
    This page from the eMedTV Web site provides a list of various alternatives to Humira for treating certain inflammatory conditions of the joints, spine, and digestive system. This article also explains when a doctor may recommend a substitute for Humira.
  • Humira and Breastfeeding
    This portion of the eMedTV library explains that it is not known if Humira passes through breast milk, as no research has been conducted on Humira and breastfeeding. This page also discusses what to watch for in your baby if you decide to breastfeed.
  • Humira and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe to take Humira during pregnancy. This eMedTV article explores the results of studies on Humira and pregnancy and explains why the FDA classifies Humira as a pregnancy Category B medicine.
  • Humira and Psoriatic Arthritis
    If you have psoriatic arthritis, Humira may help relieve your symptoms. This article from the eMedTV Web library explains how this prescription drug can help treat this form of arthritis and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Humira Dangers
    You may not be able to use Humira safely if you have certain conditions, such as any kind of infection. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at potential Humira dangers and explains what you should be aware of before starting treatment with it.
  • Humira Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the recommended Humira dosage will vary depending on several factors, such as the medical condition you have and other medicines you are taking. This page also lists some tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Humira Drug Class
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, Humira is part of a class of drugs called TNF inhibitors, and is prescribed to treat the symptoms of various inflammatory conditions. This page describes how this drug works to treat these conditions.
  • Humira Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV segment describes, Humira can cause interactions if it is taken with other medications, including live vaccines and biologic medications. This page takes an in-depth look at how these Humira drug interactions can cause problems.
  • Humira for Arthritis
    As this eMedTV page explains, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis are some of the inflammatory conditions that can be treated with Humira. This article further discusses using Humira for arthritis symptoms, such as tender and swollen joints.
  • Humira for Crohn's Disease
    Although it is not a cure for Crohn's disease, Humira can help relieve the symptoms of this condition. This eMedTV page further discusses this prescription drug, including details on how it works to treat Crohn's disease and other inflammatory conditions.
  • Humira Indications
    This eMedTV page discusses some of the approved uses (or "indications") for Humira, such as the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease. This article lists other conditions this drug is used for and whether it's safe for use in children.
  • Humira Injection
    As this eMedTV page explains, you or your doctor can administer Humira injections. This article offers important dosing guidelines for this medication, including helpful tips for taking this drug and the factors that may affect your dosage amount.
  • Humira Medication Information
    Humira is used to treat inflammatory conditions involving the joints, spine, or digestive system. This eMedTV site contains more information on Humira, including details on the medication's safety precautions and some general dosing guidelines.
  • Humira Overdose
    Although it is rare, it is possible to overdose on Humira. This portion of the eMedTV Web site describes some of the factors that will affect the severity of a Humira overdose and describes some of the potential treatment options that are available.
  • Humira Rheumatoid Arthritis Medicine
    As a rheumatoid arthritis medicine, Humira can help improve the symptoms associated with this condition. This eMedTV Web selection offers a brief look at how this drug works to decrease inflammation. A link to more information is also included.
  • Humira Risks
    Talk to your doctor before taking Humira if you have diabetes or any type of current infection. This eMedTV Web article looks at the risks associated with Humira, explaining some of the drug's safety precautions and potential side effects.
  • Humira Safety
    People with congestive heart failure may not be able to safely use Humira. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses other potential safety concerns to be aware of before using this medicine. A link to more information is also included.
  • Humira Side Effects
    This eMedTV page outlines potential side effects of Humira, including nausea, infections, and reactions at the injection site. This page describes the common and rare side effects of the drug, and explains which ones need immediate medical attention.
  • Humira Strengths
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, Humira comes in the form of an injection and is available in two strengths. Humira is a prescription medication used to treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and Crohn's disease.
  • Humira Syringes
    Using a pen or prefilled syringe, Humira injections can be administered by yourself or a doctor. This eMedTV Web page further discusses using Humira to treat various inflammatory conditions that affect the joints, spine, or digestive system.
  • Humira Uses
    This eMedTV page discusses how Humira works to relieve the symptoms of certain inflammatory conditions that affect the joints, spine, and digestive system. This page also explains how the drug works and outlines some of the off-label Humira uses.
  • Humira Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV Web page examines some Humira warnings and precautions, such as the potential risk of dangerously low blood counts and the risk of developing certain nervous system conditions. This page also explains who should avoid the drug.
  • Infleximab
    This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of infliximab, a drug used to treat inflammatory conditions of the joints, skin, and digestive system. This page also explains how the drug is administered. Infleximab is a common misspelling of infliximab.
  • Infliximab
    Infliximab is a prescribed drug for inflammatory conditions affecting the joints, skin, and digestive tract. This eMedTV resource explains how infliximab works, lists side effects, and covers what to tell your physician prior to taking the drug.
  • Infliximab (Remicade) Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV page, infliximab (Remicade) is a drug used for Crohn's disease and other inflammatory conditions. This article gives an overview of infliximab, with information on how the medication is given and possible side effects.
  • Infliximab and Crohn's Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, Crohn's disease is just one of the conditions infliximab is used to treat. This article briefly describes how this drug works to treat this inflammatory bowel condition and links to more information on its other uses.
  • Infliximab and Rheumatoid Arthritis
    If you have rheumatoid arthritis, infliximab may help relieve your symptoms. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains how this prescription drug can help treat this form of arthritis and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Infliximab Dangers
    You may not be able to use infliximab safely if you have certain conditions, such as any kind of infection. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at potential infliximab dangers and explains what you should be aware of before starting treatment with it.
  • Infliximab Dosing
    Several factors, such as your weight and the medical condition being treated, affect infliximab dosing. This eMedTV resource provides detailed recommendations on when and how to take the infusions and explains how the dosage is determined.
  • Infliximab Drug Class
    This segment of the eMedTV archives describes the drug class infliximab belongs to and briefly explains how this medicine works. It also discusses what to tell the healthcare provider prescribing it and includes a link to more information.
  • Infliximab Drug Information
    Infliximab is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, plaque psoriasis, and other inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV segment gives some basic information on infliximab, listing some of the drug's side effects, dosing guidelines, and warnings.
  • Infliximab for Plaque Psoriasis
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, infliximab is licensed to treat several inflammatory conditions, including plaque psoriasis. This article explores infliximab's use for plaque psoriasis, explaining how the drug performed in a clinical trial.
  • Infliximab for Ulcerative Colitis
    Although it is not a cure for ulcerative colitis, infliximab can help relieve symptoms of this condition. This eMedTV page further discusses this drug, including details on how it works to treat ulcerative colitis and other inflammatory conditions.
  • Infliximab Indications
    This segment of the eMedTV archives briefly discusses the various uses (indications) for infliximab. This page lists some of the conditions this drug can treat and describes how it works. There is also a link to more information on this topic.
  • Infliximab Injections
    It takes at least two hours to administer each dose of infliximab. This part of the eMedTV site takes a closer look at infliximab injections, with more specific information on how the IV medication is administered. A link to more details is also given.
  • Infliximab Risks
    People with congestive heart failure who take infliximab may be at greater risk for problems than others. This eMedTV resource discusses this issue in more detail, outlining a few of the side effects of this drug and cases when it should be avoided.
  • Infliximab Safety
    People with congestive heart failure may not be able to safely use infliximab. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses other potential safety concerns to be aware of before using this medicine. A link to more information is also included.
  • Infliximab Side Effects
    Some common side effects of infliximab can include headaches, infections, and anemia. This eMedTV segment also outlines some of the more serious side effects that may need medial attention, such as unusual bleeding or difficulty breathing.
  • Information About Crohn's Disease
    Characterized by inflammation along the digestive tract, Crohn's disease often results in chronic diarrhea. This eMedTV article gives a brief description of Crohn's disease, with information on possible causes of this inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Information on Ulcerative Colitis
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, ulcerative colitis is a disease that commonly causes diarrhea, rectal bleeding, and other symptoms. This Web page gives an overview of ulcerative colitis, with information on diagnosis, who it affects, and more.
  • Is Delzicol the Same as Asacol?
    This eMedTV resource talks about whether the medication Delzicol is the same as Asacol (an ulcerative colitis medication that has been discontinued). This article takes a look at the similarities and differences between the two drugs.
  • Khrons Disease
    Crohn's disease, as this page of the eMedTV archives explains, causes inflammation in the digestive tract. Information is also provided on its symptoms and the prognosis with treatment. Khrons disease is a common misspelling of Crohn's disease.
  • Lialda
    Lialda is a prescription medicine that is used for treating mild to moderately active ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Lialda, explains how and when to take the drug, and offers general dosing guidelines.
  • Lialda (Mesalamine) Drug Information
    This segment from the eMedTV library provides some basic information on Lialda (mesalamine), a drug used to treat ulcerative colitis. This page provides a brief overview of this prescription medication and offers a link to more details on it.
  • Lialda 1.2 Mg Tablets
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, Lialda comes in the form of 1.2-mg tablets. This article looks at the dosing guidelines for this ulcerative colitis medication and provides a link to more details on when and how to take it.
  • Lialda and Breastfeeding
    Since Lialda passes through breast milk, it is possible for side effects to occur in a nursing infant. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on Lialda and breastfeeding, and describes the side effects to be aware of.
  • Lialda and Pregnancy
    While the full risks of using Lialda during pregnancy are not known, the drug is generally considered safe. This eMedTV article explores Lialda and pregnancy, and explains how a doctor determines whether the drug is appropriate for pregnant women.
  • Lialda Dangers
    Although most people tolerate it well, Lialda can cause side effects like decreased urination and headaches. This eMedTV page takes a quick look at potentially dangerous side effects of this drug and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Lialda Dosage
    For the treatment of ulcerative colitis, most people take a Lialda dosage of two to four tablets once daily. This eMedTV resource offers more information on Lialda dosing, including precautions and tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Lialda Drug Class
    As this eMedTV page explains, Lialda belongs to a drug class known as aminosalicylates and works to reduce inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis. This article gives a brief overview of how this drug works and provides a link to more details.
  • Lialda Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may lead to Lialda drug interactions include digoxin and warfarin. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, these drug interactions may decrease the effectiveness of the medications, among other things.
  • Lialda for Ulcerative Colitis
    Healthcare providers commonly prescribe Lialda for ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV segment briefly describes how this medicine works and lists other treatment options that it may be combined with to relieve symptoms of this condition.
  • Lialda Indications
    Treating ulcerative colitis is the primary use (or "indication") for Lialda. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of the uses for this prescription medication and provides a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Lialda Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web selection provides some basic information on Lialda, a medication used to treat ulcerative colitis. This resource also discusses how this prescription medicine works, dosing information, and why it may not be safe for some people.
  • Lialda Oral
    Available in the form of oral tablets, Lialda is a medicine used for ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV resource briefly describes this product, including information on how it performed in clinical trials. A link to more details is also provided.
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