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About Celebrex - Arava

This page contains links to eMedTV Arthritis Articles containing information on subjects from About Celebrex to Arava. 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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  • Actemra
    Actemra is a drug approved to treat arthritis. This eMedTV article explains this prescription medication in more detail, including how it works, how often it is injected, possible side effects, and more.
  • Actemra and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear if Actemra (tocilizumab) passes through breast milk in humans. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses breastfeeding and Actemra, explaining why no research has explored this topic and discussing what the manufacturer recommends.
  • Actemra and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe for pregnant women to use Actemra (tocilizumab). This eMedTV page contains more details on the topic, including the FDA's official recommendation on the safety of using this medication during pregnancy and the results of animal studies.
  • Actemra Dosage
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, a typical dose of Actemra is 4 mg per kg of body weight, once every four weeks. This page further discusses the recommended guidelines for taking this medication, including an explanation of how it is injected.
  • Actemra Drug Interactions
    Coumadin, live vaccines, and Humira are just a few of the products that can react with Actemra. This eMedTV resource lists several other drugs that can interact with Actemra and describes the potentially dangerous problems these interactions may cause.
  • Actemra Medication Information
    Actemra is a prescription drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV Web page provides more information on Actemra, explaining the medication's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and general warnings.
  • Actemra Overdose
    Currently, very little is known about what can happen if you take too much Actemra (tocilizumab). This eMedTV page covers what happened when large doses of this drug were given in studies and explains the treatment options for this type of overdose.
  • Actemra Side Effects
    Some people who use Actemra may experience negative effects, such as headaches or dizziness. This eMedTV Web page offers a detailed list of possible side effects of Actemra and discusses how they were studied and how frequently they occur.
  • Actemra Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Actemra is prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in adults. This article takes a look at what else Actemra is used for, explains how it works, and lists possible off-label uses of the medication.
  • Actemra Warnings and Precautions
    Before using Actemra, tell your doctor about any health conditions you have and medicines you are taking. This eMedTV Web page discusses other warnings and precautions for Actemra and explains why this medication may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis
    This eMedTV segment discusses a recent study showing that acupuncture for osteoarthritis may actually help to manage associated symptoms. Acupuncture decreased pain and improved function for people with osteoarthritis in the study.
  • Adalimumab
    Adalimumab is a prescription medicine that is approved to treat certain inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to relieve symptoms of these conditions, lists possible side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Adalimumab (Humira)
    As this eMedTV page explains, the prescription drug adalimumab (Humira is the brand name) is used to treat several conditions characterized by inflammation. This resource lists some of these conditions and explains when and how the drug is given.
  • Adalimumab Dosing
    This eMedTV resource explains that your adalimumab dose will vary, based on several factors, such as what condition you have and what medicines you are taking. This page highlights important dosing information and explains how your dose is determined.
  • Adalimumab Side Effects
    This eMedTV page explains that nausea, infections, and reactions at the injection site are some of the common side effects of adalimumab. Side effects that are more serious (such as allergic reactions) should be immediately reported to your doctor.
  • Alkylosis Spondylitis
    Ankylosing spondylitis is a disease that often causes lower back pain. This eMedTV page describes this form of arthritis and features a link to more in-depth information. Alkylosis spondylitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Allergic Reaction and Knee Replacement Surgery
    You may have an adverse reaction to the anesthesia used for knee replacement surgery, although this is rare. This eMedTV page talks more about allergic reactions and knee replacement surgery, including possible symptoms and how you can reduce your risk.
  • Allergic Reaction To Medication (Total Knee Replacement Risks)
    This video explains why allergic reactions to medicines occur and how likely they are.
  • Allipurinol
    This eMedTV Web page explains how allopurinol works to prevent certain medical conditions caused by high uric acid levels. This page also describes the factors that may affect your allopurinol dosage. Allipurinol is a common misspelling of allopurinol.
  • Allopurinal
    This eMedTV page discusses allopurinol, a prescription drug used to prevent certain conditions due to high uric acid levels (such as gout). This page also lists some possible side effects. Allopurinal is a common misspelling of allopurinol.
  • Allopurinol
    Allopurinol is a prescription medicine licensed for the prevention of high uric acid levels in the body. This eMedTV page explains what you should know before taking allopurinol, describes the effects of the drug, and offers general dosing information.
  • Allopurinol and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that although allopurinol (Zyloprim) does pass through breast milk, it does not mean that a woman who is breastfeeding needs to stop taking the drug. This page covers what to do if you are using allopurinol and breastfeeding.
  • Allopurinol and Pregnancy
    It is not known if it is safe to use allopurinol (Zyloprim) during pregnancy. As this eMedTV resource explains, animal studies on allopurinol and pregnancy show that the drug may cause problems in the fetus (such as birth defects) or miscarriages.
  • Allopurinol Dosage
    The recommended allopurinol dosage will vary, ranging between 100 mg and 800 mg per day. This eMedTV segment contains more detailed allopurinol dosing guidelines for treating various conditions, and provides precautions and tips for taking the drug.
  • Allopurinol Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web presentation discusses the gout medicine allopurinol. Information includes its possible side effects, warnings, dosing, uses, and drug interactions.
  • Allopurinol Overdose
    If you think you have taken too much allopurinol (Zyloprim), seek immediate medical attention. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at the effects of an allopurinol overdose, and describes possible treatment options that are available.
  • Allopurinol Side Effects
    Nausea, diarrhea, and gout attacks are some of the most commonly reported side effects of allopurinol. This eMedTV Web page lists other potential allopurinol side effects, including serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Allupurinol
    A doctor may prescribe allopurinol to prevent certain conditions caused by high uric acid levels. This eMedTV article lists possible side effects of allopurinol and discusses some general precautions. Allupurinol is a common misspelling of allopurinol.
  • Alopurinol
    This eMedTV article explains that allopurinol is used to prevent high uric acid levels in the body. This page also lists some general precautions of allopurinol and provides general dosing guidelines. Alopurinol is a common misspelling of allopurinol.
  • Alternative Therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Acupuncture, supplements, and homeopathy are some of the alternative therapies for rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV takes an in-depth look at the safety and effectiveness of these and other alternative treatment options.
  • Alternatives to Hip Replacement Surgery
    Your doctor may suggest alternatives to hip replacement surgery, such as medications or walking aids. This eMedTV Web page explains when these alternative treatments may be recommended and other surgical options besides total hip replacement.
  • Alternatives to Knee Arthroscopy (Synovectomy)
    This video clip describes alternatives to knee arthroscopy that are available.
  • Alternatives to Total Hip Replacement
    This video clip discusses the alternatives to total hip replacement.
  • Alternatives To Total Knee Replacement
    This video clip covers some of the alternatives to total knee replacement.
  • An Overview of Hip Arthritis
    This video segment provides an overview of hip arthritis, a condition affecting the joint.
  • Anatomy of the Knee
    Essential for sitting, walking, and running, the knee is a joint that allows for the motion of your leg. This clip shows how a healthy knee works.
  • Anesthesia Options (Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy)
    For this procedure, the two most commonly used types of anesthesia are spinal and general anesthesia. This video explains your anesthesia options.
  • Anesthesia Options for Hip Replacement
    This video clip discusses the differences between spinal and general anesthesia.
  • Anesthesia Options for Total Knee Replacement
    This video clip discusses the differences between spinal and general anesthesia.
  • Anklosing Spondilitis
    This eMedTV Web page offers a short overview of ankylosing spondylitis, a chronic inflammatory disease. This article briefly discusses the condition and how it may be treated. Anklosing spondilitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Anklosing Spondylitis
    Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic disease that often causes inflammation in the spine. This eMedTV segment offers a brief summary of the full article on this topic. Anklosing spondylitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Anklyosing Spondylitis
    Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic disease that causes inflammation. This section of the eMedTV library defines the disease and explains how it is treated. Anklyosing spondylitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankolysing Spondylitis
    Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic form of arthritis that often causes back pain and stiffness. This eMedTV article explores the disease and its treatment. Ankolysing spondylitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing Spondilitis
    Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that often affects the spine. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of the condition and a link to more information. Ankylosing spondilitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing Spondiolitis
    As this eMedTV article explains, ankylosing spondylitis is a form of chronic arthritis that most often affects the spine; however, it may affect other parts of the body. Ankylosing spondiolitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing Spondolitis
    Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that usually affects the back. This eMedTV segment briefly defines this condition, lists risk factors, and discusses treatment. Ankylosing spondolitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing Spondolytis
    This eMedTV Web page provides a look at ankylosing spondylitis, a chronic inflammatory disease that most often affects the spine. Ankylosing spondolytis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing Spondyilitis
    As described in this eMedTV resource, ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic joint disease. This article provides a concise overview of the condition. Ankylosing spondyilitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    An inflammatory disease, ankylosing spondylitis is a condition that most often affects the lower back. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this disease, including information on its symptoms, causes, and treatment.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis Causes
    Scientists have not yet identified specific ankylosing spondylitis causes. This eMedTV Web page discusses the factors that are thought to play a role in causing the condition and describes risk factors for ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis Information
    Are you looking for information about ankylosing spondylitis? This page from the eMedTV site explains what this condition is, lists possible causes, and describes common symptoms. A link to more detailed information on this topic is also included.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis Medications
    A few of the drugs used to treat ankylosing spondylitis include aspirin, methotrexate, and celecoxib. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth discussion of ankylosing spondylitis medications, including biologic response modifiers (such as Humira).
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis Symptoms
    As this eMedTV article explains, symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis often begin with lower back pain and back stiffness. This Web page examines other possible signs and symptoms of this condition, including eye inflammation and arthritis in the joints.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment
    For people with ankylosing spondylitis, treatment may involve lifestyle changes and medications. This eMedTV segment offers detailed coverage of several treatments for people with this condition, such as surgery and ongoing care.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitits
    Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of chronic arthritis that causes back pain and stiffness. This eMedTV page defines the disease and explains how it is treated. Ankylosing spondylitits is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosing Spondylosis
    As this eMedTV article explains, ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease that often affects the spine. This Web page provides a brief overview of this condition. Ankylosing spondylosis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ankylosis Spondylitis
    Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that is most often diagnosed in people under 30. This eMedTV page describes the disease and provides a link to more information. Ankylosis spondylitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Arava
    Available by prescription only, Arava is a medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. This page of the eMedTV Web library further discusses how this drug works, outlines some possible side effects, and provides some general safety precautions.
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