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Gouty Arthritis - Imuran Uses

This page contains links to eMedTV Arthritis Articles containing information on subjects from Gouty Arthritis to Imuran Uses. 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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  • Gouty Arthritis
    Gouty arthritis (also known as gout) can occur when increased levels of uric acid build up in the blood. This eMedTV page gives statistics on how often this form of arthritis occurs and who it affects, and also covers its symptoms and diagnosis.
  • Healthy Hip
    The hip is a ball-and-socket joint formed by the pelvis and the femur, or thighbone. This multimedia clip gives a tour of a healthy hip.
  • Healthy Knee
    The bones that make up the knee are the femur, the tibia, and the patella. This video clip discusses how a healthy knee works.
  • Heart Attack (Total Knee Replacement Risks)
    This interactive clip talks about the risk of heart attack during this procedure.
  • Heart Attack and Knee Replacement Surgery
    Although rare, it is possible to have a heart attack during or after knee replacement surgery. This eMedTV page discusses heart attacks and knee replacement surgery, including what a heart attack is and how your healthcare provider works to prevent it.
  • Heart Attack During Hip Replacement Surgery
    Although rare, it is possible for someone to have a heart attack during a hip replacement. This page of the eMedTV Web site explains possible causes of this complication and how healthcare providers will work to prevent the problem.
  • Hip Arthritis (Overview)
    This video segment provides an overview of hip arthritis, a condition affecting the joint.
  • Hip Dislocation With a Total Hip Replacement
    In rare cases, a hip dislocation can occur with a total hip replacement. This page of the eMedTV archives explains why such dislocations occur and how they can be treated and prevented. For example, a brace may be used to keep the joint in place.
  • Hip Repalcement
    When non-surgical treatments have been unsuccessful, a doctor may recommend a hip replacement. This eMedTV page explains what this surgery involves and describes some of the possible risks. Hip repalcement is a common misspelling of hip replacement.
  • Hip Replacemant
    If non-surgical treatments have failed to relieve your hip pain, you may need a hip replacement. This eMedTV page describes what this surgery involves, as well as possible risks of the procedure. Hip replacemant is a common misspelling of hip replacement.
  • Hip Replacement
    During a hip replacement, an artificial hip is used to replace a worn-out hip joint. The information in this eMedTV page explains the reasons for the surgery, possible complications, and what to expect after the procedure.
  • Hip Replacement Alternatives
    This video clip discusses the alternatives to total hip replacement.
  • Hip Replacement Complications
    As this eMedTV article explains, complications from hip replacement can include bleeding, infection, and changes in leg length. This article lists these and other possible complications, as well as risk factors that can contribute to their development.
  • Hip Replacement Recovery
    Physical therapy and medications are important parts of recovery from hip replacement. This eMedTV segment describes what you may experience during the first few weeks after hip replacement surgery and equipment you may need to use.
  • Hip Replacement Surgery
    A hip replacement surgery involves inserting an artificial hip in the place of a worn-out hip. This page of the eMedTV archives discusses what this artificial hip may be made out of and explains the surgical procedure in detail.
  • Hip Replacement Surgery
    This video clip explains what occurs during a total hip replacement.
  • Hip Replacemet
    Hip replacement surgery is a procedure performed for pain caused by wear and tear on the hip joint. This eMedTV page explains the purpose of this procedure and describes possible risks. Hip replacemet is a common misspelling of hip replacement.
  • Hip Replasement
    As this eMedTV page explains, hip replacement surgery can repair a worn-out hip joint, relieve pain, and improve range of motion. This page also provides a link to more detailed information. Hip replasement is a common misspelling of hip replacement.
  • Hip Replcement
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains when it may be time to consider hip replacement surgery. This article also describes what to expect with this type of surgery. Hip replcement is a common misspelling of hip replacement.
  • How a Healthy Hip Works
    Before having your procedure, it's important to understand how the hip works. This video clip takes a detailed look at this topic.
  • How a Healthy Knee Works
    The bones that make up the knee are the femur, the tibia, and the patella. This video clip discusses how a healthy knee works.
  • How Does Celebrex Work?
    This selection from the eMedTV archives explains that Celebrex works by targeting an enzyme in the body that causes pain and inflammation. This segment also provides general dosing information and alternatives to this prescription medication.
  • How Does Colchicine Work?
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, colchicine works to treat and prevent gout attacks by inhibiting certain inflammatory cells. This page further discusses how the drug works, including colchicine's effects in the body.
  • How Does Diclofenac Work?
    Diclofenac products are often used to treat pain and inflammation, but how does diclofenac work? This eMedTV resource explores some of the approved uses for this medication and explains how the drug works to decrease inflammation and pain.
  • How Does Enbrel Work?
    This eMedTV article explains that Enbrel works by inhibiting the action of a specific chemical in the body. It also describes some of the conditions this drug is approved to treat, general dosing guidelines, and why it needs to be taken consistently.
  • How Does Ibuprofen Work?
    This eMedTV resource explains that ibuprofen works by targeting certain chemicals in the body. As a result, this drug helps relieve specific symptoms. This page also briefly discusses possible side effects of ibuprofen and links to more information.
  • How Does Mobic Work?
    As this eMedTV page explains, Mobic works to treat certain types of arthritis by blocking the action of specific hormones that cause inflammation and pain. This page further discusses how the drug works, including Mobic's effects in the body.
  • How Does Naproxen Work?
    As this eMedTV page explains, naproxen works to relieve pain and other symptoms by blocking the action of certain hormones that cause inflammation and pain. This page further discusses how the drug works, including naproxen's effects in the body.
  • How Does Remicade Work?
    Remicade is thought to work by blocking TNF-alpha, a chemical involved in causing inflammation. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of how Remicade works and includes a link to more detailed information on the subject.
  • How Does Tylenol Work?
    If you are taking Tylenol for pain or fever reduction, you may be curious about how it works. This eMedTV article gives a brief explanation of how the drug may relieve pain and provides a link to more information on this medication.
  • How Is Jaw Pain Related to Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    Just because a person has jaw pain, this does not necessarily mean he or she has rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV article explains why and also stresses the importance of reporting such pain to your dentist and other doctors as a precautionary measure.
  • How Is Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Different From Other Forms?
    This eMedTV segment explains the primary difference between juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and adult rheumatoid arthritis -- namely, who the condition affects. This Web page also addresses some of the other factors that separate the two ailments.
  • How Safe Is a Total Knee Replacement?
    This video clip talks about the safety of total knee replacement.
  • How Safe is Knee Arthroscopy (Synovectomy)?
    This video clip addresses safety concerns regarding knee arthroscopy.
  • How Safe Is Total Hip Replacement?
    This video clip talks about the safety of total hip replacement.
  • How to Prevent Gout
    This eMedTV article explains that high levels of uric acid can lead to gout. Preventing the condition, therefore, typically involves bringing these levels down and minimizing risk factors for gout as much as possible, which this page also discusses.
  • Human Knee Anatomy
    The bones that make up the knee are the femur, the tibia, and the patella. This video clip discusses how a healthy knee works.
  • Iboprofen
    This eMedTV page explains how ibuprofen works to treat several conditions involving pain and inflammation. This page describes the conditions ibuprofen can treat and provides a link to more information. Iboprofen is a common misspelling of ibuprofen.
  • Ibprofen
    Ibuprofen is a medicine used to treat pain, inflammation, fever, and stiffness due to several conditions. This eMedTV article further discusses ibuprofen uses and lists possible side effects of the drug. Ibprofen is a common misspelling of ibuprofen.
  • Ibprophen
    As this eMedTV resource explains, ibuprofen is a type of medication used to help treat pain, inflammation, and stiffness caused by several conditions. This page also discusses some general precautions. Ibprophen is a common misspelling of ibuprofen.
  • Ibuprofen
    Ibuprofen is a medication used to treat pain, inflammation, fever, and stiffness. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medication, including information about dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Ibuprofen 200 Mg
    There are several different strengths of ibuprofen; 200 mg is one of the most common. This page of the eMedTV site briefly explains how often and when to take this strength, with a warning against exceeding this recommendation and a link to learn more.
  • Ibuprofen 400 Mg
    There are three strengths of prescription-strength ibuprofen: 400 mg, 600 mg, and 800 mg. This portion of the eMedTV Web site takes a quick look at the different forms and strengths of this product. A link to more information is also included.
  • Ibuprofen 600 Mg
    People with certain types of arthritis may take 600 mg of ibuprofen three or four times in a day. This eMedTV page lists the other strengths people with this condition can take and factors that affect dosing. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Ibuprofen 800 Mg
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, 800 mg is the highest strength of ibuprofen. This article briefly describes how dosing is determined for certain conditions and offers some tips on how and when to take this medication.
  • Ibuprofen and Children
    This segment from the eMedTV archives talks about giving ibuprofen to children. It discusses the minimum age a child should be before taking it and lists formulations appropriate for younger children. Also mentioned are the symptoms this drug can treat.
  • Ibuprofen and Other Medications
    This eMedTV article explains that certain other medications and ibuprofen should not be combined, as potentially dangerous interactions can result. This segment briefly explores this topic and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Ibuprofen and Pregnancy
    Healthcare providers do not usually recommend ibuprofen for women who are expecting. This eMedTV article discusses pregnancy and ibuprofen, and stresses the importance of not taking the medication during the third trimester.
  • Ibuprofen and Weight Gain
    Based on data from clinical studies, gradual weight gain does not seem to be a side effect of ibuprofen. This eMedTV article covers ibuprofen and weight gain, and explains how rapid weight gain with the drug can be a sign of serious health problems.
  • Ibuprofen Dangers
    Ibuprofen is generally well tolerated, but it is not suitable for everyone. This article from the eMedTV site talks about the dangers of ibuprofen, with information on what to do if serious side effects occur. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Ibuprofen Dosage
    To control pain, the starting dose of ibuprofen for adults is usually 200 mg every four to six hours. This eMedTV Web page discusses the recommended dosages for conditions such as arthritis and painful menstruation.
  • Ibuprofen Drug Class
    This segment from the eMedTV library explains that as a member of the NSAID drug class, ibuprofen affects specific chemicals in the body. This page briefly looks at how this medicine works, the different forms, and if pregnant women can take it.
  • Ibuprofen Drug Information
    Many different medical conditions that cause pain and fever can be treated with ibuprofen. This eMedTV article provides some important information on this drug, such as how ibuprofen works and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Ibuprofen Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV segment explains, ibuprofen may interact with aspirin, warfarin, and certain other medications. This eMedTV article describes several potential drug interactions, such as those involving ACE inhibitors, lithium, and beta blockers.
  • Ibuprofen for Arthritis
    As this eMedTV page explains, certain symptoms of arthritis can be relieved with ibuprofen. This article describes the different types of arthritis ibuprofen is used for and explains how the drug works to reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness.
  • Ibuprofen Indications
    Some of the common indications (uses) for ibuprofen are the treatment of pain, stiffness, and inflammation. This eMedTV article talks about the specific conditions that ibuprofen is used for and provides a link to more detailed information on the topic.
  • Ibuprofen Medication for Pain
    As this eMedTV segment explains, ibuprofen is a medication used for pain, fever, stiffness, and inflammation. This article takes a brief look at the drug's uses, potential side effects, and available forms. A link to more information is included.
  • Ibuprofen Medication Information
    Ibuprofen is designed to relieve pain, stiffness, and inflammation caused by certain medical conditions. This eMedTV page provides some basic information on this medication, including how ibuprofen works and what to tell your doctor prior to taking it.
  • Ibuprofen Oral
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, the oral medication ibuprofen is used to relieve pain and inflammation due to several conditions, such as arthritis and menstrual cramps. This article takes a closer look at this product, with a link to learn more.
  • Ibuprofen Pain Medicine
    If you have mild-to-moderate pain from arthritis or other conditions, ibuprofen may provide some relief. This eMedTV article talks about this pain medicine in more detail, with information on how ibuprofen works, basic dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ibuprofen Pain Reliever
    As a pain reliever, ibuprofen is used for arthritis, painful menstrual periods, and other conditions. This eMedTV article offers more information on ibuprofen, giving a basic overview of how it works and safety issues to be aware of before taking it.
  • Ibuprofen Pills
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, there are various forms of ibuprofen: pills (tablets), capsules, liquid, and more. This article takes a brief look at this drug, with information on how it works, the different forms, and important safety precautions.
  • Ibuprofen Precautions and Warnings
    If you are nursing or have a stomach ulcer, you shouldn't take ibuprofen. This eMedTV resource discusses other ibuprofen precautions and warnings to be aware of, such as those involving potential drug interactions and taking ibuprofen while pregnant.
  • Ibuprofen Risks
    Some people are more at risk for ibuprofen side effects than others. This page of the eMedTV site explains why, lists factors that can play a role, and briefly discusses the link between heart problems and NSAID use. There are also links to learn more.
  • Ibuprofen Safety
    This eMedTV selection offers some precautions to be aware of in order to take ibuprofen safely, including an explanation of why special care may be required for people with high blood pressure. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Ibuprofen Side Effects
    Nausea, heartburn, and stomach pain are a few common ibuprofen side effects. This eMedTV segment identifies other possible side effects and discusses signs and symptoms of serious side effects that may occur with use of this drug.
  • Ibuprofen Strengths
    Pain, inflammation, and fever can be relieved with ibuprofen. Strengths range from 200 mg to 800 mg, and as this eMedTV page explains, different factors affect the amount a person should take. This page briefly looks at ibuprofen dosing for pain.
  • Ibuprofen Tablets
    This eMedTV resource explains that there are many different forms of ibuprofen: tablets, caplets, liquid, and more. This page lists the different strengths of the tablet form, explains how the medicine works, and provides some basic safety precautions.
  • Ibuprofen Uses
    People may use ibuprofen to relieve pain, fever, inflammation, and swelling. This eMedTV segment lists several other uses of this medication, such as treating symptoms of arthritis and relieving painful menstrual periods.
  • Ibuprofin
    This eMedTV page explains that ibuprofen is a medication used to relieve pain and inflammation due to several conditions, such as arthritis and menstrual cramps. This page also covers general precautions. Ibuprofin is a common misspelling of ibuprofen.
  • Ibupropen
    This eMedTV Web resource features a brief overview of ibuprofen, a medication used to treat pain and inflammation caused by several conditions. This page also offers a link to more in-depth information. Ibupropen is a common misspelling of ibuprofen.
  • Ibuprophen
    Ibuprofen is a drug used to treat mild to moderate pain, fever, inflammation, and stiffness. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses this drug and explains how it is thought to work. Ibuprophen is a common misspelling of ibuprofen.
  • Ibuprophin
    This page from the eMedTV site explains that ibuprofen is used to treat several conditions related to pain, inflammation, and stiffness. This page also describes potential side effects of the drug. Ibuprophin is a common misspelling of ibuprofen.
  • Iburofene
    This eMedTV page offers an overview of ibuprofen, a medicine used to treat several conditions involving pain, inflammation, and stiffness. This page also covers general precautions with the medicine. Iburofene is a common misspelling of ibuprofen.
  • Imaran
    Imuran is a prescription medication used to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant. This eMedTV resource discusses other approved Imuran uses and describes the effects of this drug. Imaran is a common misspelling of Imuran.
  • Immuran
    This part of the eMedTV site explains how Imuran works for preventing kidney transplant rejection and for treating rheumatoid arthritis. This page also outlines potential side effects and dosing information. Immuran is a common misspelling of Imuran.
  • Implant Loosening Following Hip Replacement Surgery
    As this eMedTV page explains, your implant may loosen after hip replacement surgery if you put more stress on the artificial hip than it can handle. This page offers other reasons why this occurs, how often it occurs, and how it is handled.
  • Imuran
    Imuran is a prescription drug that can prevent kidney transplant rejection and treat rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Imuran, providing information on how the medicine works, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Imuran and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that because Imuran does pass through breast milk and may cause serious side effects (including cancer) in the nursing infant, the manufacturer of the drug does not recommend taking Imuran and breastfeeding at the same time.
  • Imuran and Pregnancy
    Studies on Imuran and pregnancy have demonstrated that there is a risk to the fetus. This eMedTV resource describes the results of these studies in more detail and explains why the FDA classifies Imuran as a pregnancy Category D medication.
  • Imuran and Psoriatic Arthritis
    If you have psoriatic arthritis, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called Imuran. However, as this eMedTV page explains, the drug is not officially approved for this use. This article takes a closer look at this topic.
  • Imuran Dosage
    The starting Imuran dosage for preventing rejection of a kidney transplant is 3 to 5 mg per kg once a day. This eMedTV page explains factors that may affect your dosage and also provides dosing information when treating rheumatoid arthritis with Imuran.
  • Imuran Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on Imuran? This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of this prescription drug, with details on the symptoms it can treat, how many times a day it is taken, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Imuran Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Imuran drug interactions can occur when you combine it with medications such as ACE inhibitors, warfarin, or other drugs. This article also describes the steps your doctor may take to avoid these drug interactions.
  • Imuran Overdose
    This portion of the eMedTV archives examines possible symptoms of an Imuran overdose. It also explains some of the treatment options your healthcare provider may use to remove the medication from your body and relieve symptoms.
  • Imuran Side Effects
    Some common side effects of Imuran include nausea, low levels of white blood cells, and infections. This eMedTV selection provides a list of common and rare side effects of this drug, as well as side effects that may require medical attention.
  • Imuran Uses
    Imuran has been approved for preventing a kidney transplant rejection and treating rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV article discusses these uses in more detail and also outlines some off-label Imuran uses, such as treating ulcerative colitis.
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