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What Is Celebrex Used For? - Zydone Warnings and Precautions

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  • What Is Celebrex Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, Celebrex is a prescription medication that is mainly used to treat the inflammation and pain that can accompany conditions such as arthritis and painful menstrual periods. Off-label Celebrex uses are also discussed.
  • What Is Daypro Used For?
    What is Daypro used for? As this eMedTV page explains, this prescription drug is used to treat symptoms often caused by various types of arthritis. The medicine is effective in alleviating pain, inflammation, and joint swelling, among other things.
  • What Is Dexamethasone Used For?
    This eMedTV page explains that doctors will recommend dexamethasone use for many different conditions, such as sarcoidosis, respiratory disorders, and rheumatic diseases. This segment explains how this drug works, conditions it can treat, and more.
  • What Is Dexamethasone?
    This selection from the eMedTV library explains what dexamethasone is and what conditions it can be used to treat. It also explains how this prescription medication works and offers a link to more detailed information on this product.
  • What Is Diclofenac Sodium Extended-Release Used For?
    Many people wonder, "What is diclofenac sodium extended-release used for?" As this eMedTV page explains, the medication relieves the pain, swelling, and stiffness that often accompanies osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and many other conditions.
  • What Is Diclofenac Used For?
    Diclofenac is licensed to treat pain, migraines, arthritis, and various other conditions. This eMedTV article discusses the uses of diclofenac in more detail (including possible off-label uses for the drug) and explains how the medication works.
  • What Is Diclofenac?
    Many people may not know what diclofenac is and what it is used for. As this Web page from the eMedTV site explains, diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used for treating pain, migraines, arthritis, and various other conditions.
  • What Is Enbrel Used For?
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site lists the different conditions that Enbrel is used for, explains in some detail how it works, and describes the drug class it belongs to. There is also a link to more detailed information on this medicine.
  • What Is Flurbiprofen Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, flurbiprofen relieves pain and joint swelling caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other conditions. This page also lists some off-label uses of flurbiprofen, such as treating gout symptoms.
  • What Is Ibuprofen Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV page, ibuprofen is used for the treatment of pain, inflammation, and stiffness caused by several conditions. This article provides more information on what ibuprofen can treat, and links to more details on the topic.
  • What Is Mobic Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, Mobic is used to treat symptoms of various types of arthritis (such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis). This page also covers the drug's off-label uses (including treating gout symptoms).
  • What Is Nabumetone Used For?
    Nabumetone is a medication that treats pain, inflammation, swelling, and stiffness. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at what nabumetone is used for, including the conditions it treats and off-label uses of the drug.
  • What Is Naprelan Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, Naprelan is used for pain relief, treatment of several types of arthritis, and treatment of painful menstrual periods. Off-label uses of this drug are also discussed in this article.
  • What Is Naproxen Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV article discusses, naproxen is prescribed for treating symptoms such as pain, inflammation, and stiffness, to name a few. This page offers a brief overview of specific naproxen uses and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • What Is Naproxen Used For?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, naproxen is used for reducing pain and inflammation caused by arthritis; injuries; or other types of bone, muscle, or tendon pain. The drug can be used in adults and children, and there are off-label uses as well.
  • What Is Osteoarthritis?
    What is osteoarthritis? As this eMedTV article explains, it is a common joint disease in which bones rub together because the cartilage has worn away. This resource addresses risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for this condition.
  • What Is Piroxicam Used For?
    This segment of the eMedTV archives explains that piroxicam is used for treating symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The relief of symptoms of lupus and chronic fatigue syndrome is among the drug's off-label uses.
  • What Is Ponstel Used For?
    As this article from the eMedTV library explains, Ponstel is used for the relief of general pain and inflammation. Painful menstrual periods and pain related to bone, muscle, or tendon injury can also be treated with this medication.
  • What Is Remicade Used For?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Remicade is used for plaque psoriasis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and other inflammatory conditions. This article takes a quick look at the drug's uses and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that occurs when the immune system attacks the body's tissues. This eMedTV Web page discusses the causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for this condition, with links to specific information.
  • What Is Rheumatoid Factor?
    This selection from the eMedTV archives describes what rheumatoid factor is and why healthcare providers test for it when considering (or ruling out) an RA diagnosis. This page also discusses the limitations of this test.
  • What Is Rituximab Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, rituximab is used for treating rheumatoid arthritis and certain types of cancer. This article lists the other uses of this prescription medication and explains how it works.
  • What Is Sulindac Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, Sulindac is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and stiffness. Specifically, it can be used to treat arthritis symptoms and other conditions related to bone, muscle, or tendon injury or inflammation.
  • What Is Synvisc?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Synvisc is an osteoarthritis treatment that is injected directly into the knee to cushion and lubricate the joint. It is most appropriate for people who have not received adequate pain relief from drugs.
  • What Is Voltaren Gel Used For?
    Common uses of Voltaren Gel include the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hands, feet, and wrists. This eMedTV Web article provides an in-depth look at other uses of this product, including possible off-label uses and information on how the gel works.
  • What Problems Can Occur in the Hip
    Arthritis is the most common reason that the hip joint wears out. This multimedia clip talks about the problems that can occur in the hip.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Synovectomy?
    This video clip explains the results you can expect following a synovectomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Total Hip Replacement?
    This clip discusses the expected results of total hip replacement.
  • What Results Can You Expect From Total Knee Replacement?
    This video presentation discusses the results of total knee replacement.
  • What to Do for Gout
    This eMedTV page explains that what you do for gout will depend on your unique situation; however, treatment involves relieving symptoms and preventing future attacks. This page discusses these aspects of treatment and links to more information.
  • What to Expect After Total Hip Replacement
    This page of the eMedTV library discusses what to expect following total hip replacement surgery. Although results can vary among individuals, most people experience significant relief from painful symptoms and a hip that functions better overall.
  • What Type of Drug Is Naproxen?
    Naproxen belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This eMedTV selection explains in more detail what type of drug naproxen is and provides some basic information to be aware of before taking it.
  • When to Take Celebrex
    This eMedTV resource explains that when taking Celebrex, it should be taken at the same time each day. This page also lists factors that affect the amount prescribed, provides a brief overview of dosing for arthritis, and links to more information.
  • When to Take Naproxen
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at when naproxen should be taken. As this page discusses, naproxen is typically taken no more than twice daily for pain relief. This page also gives other tips for when and how to take this medication most effectively.
  • When to Take Tylenol
    Many people have questions about how and when to take their Tylenol dosage. This part of the eMedTV library features an explanation of the basic dosing guidelines for this durg, with helpful tips on taking it safely and effectively.
  • Who Makes Celebrex?
    This segment from the eMedTV archives provides information on who makes Celebrex, conditions it can treat, and a few side effects. This page also explains what to tell your doctor before taking it and offers a link to a full-length article on this drug.
  • Who Makes Enbrel?
    This eMedTV segment gives the name of the company who makes Enbrel, describes in some detail how this medication works, and lists the conditions it is approved to treat. A link to additional, in-depth information on Enbrel is also included.
  • Who Makes Ibuprofen?
    Bayer HealthCare and Pfizer are two of the companies that make ibuprofen, a common pain reliever. This eMedTV segment gives a brief overview of this medication and provides a link to more detailed information on it.
  • Who Makes Mobic?
    As this eMedTV article explains, Breckenridge Pharmaceuticals is the company that makes brand-name Mobic. This page also offers a listing of manufacturers who make generic Mobic and includes a link to more information on this drug.
  • Who Makes Naproxen?
    Roche Pharmaceuticals, Mylan Labs, and Sandoz are just a few of the companies who make naproxen. This eMedTV article offers a listing of manufacturers who make this product and includes a link to more in-depth information on naproxen.
  • Who Makes Remicade?
    As this eMedTV article explains, if you have recently been prescribed Remicade, you may have questions about who makes it, how it is given, and what to expect. This resource addresses these questions and gives a link to more detailed information.
  • Who Treats Arthritis?
    This eMedTV page offers a list of health professionals who treat arthritis, such as occupational therapists, nurse educators, and rheumatologists. This page also explains the role that each of these health professionals plays in treating arthritis.
  • Why Is My Doctor Recommending a Synovectomy?
    This video clip explains reasons why you may need knee arthroscopy.
  • Why Is My Doctor Recommending A Total Hip Replacement?
    This video explains why your doctor may recommend a total hip replacement.
  • Why Is My Doctor Recommending A Total Knee Replacement?
    This video clip explains why your doctor may recommend total knee replacement.
  • Withdrawal Symptoms from Dexamethasone
    If you suddenly stop taking dexamethasone, withdrawal symptoms may include drowsiness and confusion. This eMedTV resource lists the signs that you have stopped taking this medication too soon and explains the dangers this presents.
  • Xarelto
    Xarelto is a medicine prescribed to prevent blood clots (and in some cases, strokes) in certain people. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this blood-thinning medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Xarelto and Breastfeeding
    Taking Xarelto (rivaroxaban) while breastfeeding could expose your infant to unknown risks. This eMedTV Web page takes a look at whether this drug passes through breast milk and describes the potential complications that could occur.
  • Xarelto and Pregnancy
    Xarelto (rivaroxaban) may not be the best choice for women who are pregnant. This page of the eMedTV Web site examines the research that has been done, including how it may increase the risk for miscarriages, bleeding, and other serious problems.
  • Xarelto Dosage
    The standard dose of Xarelto varies, based on the reason it is being taken. This eMedTV Web selection further explores how your specific dosage is determined and discusses whether you should take it with or without food.
  • Xarelto Drug Information
    Available by prescription only, Xarelto is used for preventing blood clots after a hip or knee replacement. This eMedTV resource presents more drug information on Xarelto, including side effects and safety issues. A link to more details is also included.
  • Xarelto Drug Interactions
    As discussed in this eMedTV article, Xarelto can cause negative drug interactions with medications like Aleve, warfarin, and carbamazepine. This page describes the complications that may occur and explains how you can avoid problems.
  • Xarelto Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that taking too much Xarelto (rivaroxaban) can increase the risk for serious bleeding. This page discusses what to do if you think you have overdosed on this drug and describes how overdose symptoms may be treated.
  • Xarelto Side Effects
    Bleeding is a common and potentially serious side effect of Xarelto. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at the warning signs of potentially serious bleeding, and also outlines some of the common problems that may occur while taking this drug.
  • Xarelto Uses
    This eMedTV Web selection examines how Xarelto works to prevent and treat blood clots. This article describes other possible uses for Xarelto, including unapproved uses, and discusses whether it is safe for children.
  • Xarelto Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV article explores safety precautions and warnings associated with Xarelto, including potential reactions this drug may cause and who may not be able to take it safely. It also explains what your doctor needs to know about your medical history.
  • Xeljanz
    Xeljanz is a medicine licensed to treat rheumatoid arthritis. This selection from the eMedTV Web library features more details on this prescription medication, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Xeljanz and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, using Xeljanz (tofacitinib) while breastfeeding may lead to infections or other problems in a nursing infant. This page explores the risks of using this drug while nursing and discusses the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Xeljanz and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Xeljanz (tofacitinib) is a pregnancy Category C drug, meaning it may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This article describes complications that occurred during animal studies, such as birth defects and fetal death.
  • Xeljanz Dosage
    As this eMedTV resource explains, your Xeljanz dosage will largely be determined based on other medications you are taking and whether you have liver or kidney problems. This article takes a look at how and when this RA medication is taken.
  • Xeljanz Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV Web page offers a detailed list of products that may cause potentially serious drug interactions with Xeljanz. This article describes the complications that may occur with various products and explores ways to help avoid these problems.
  • Xeljanz Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Xeljanz is prescribed to treat moderate-to-severe arthritis in adults. This page provides more information on this medication, including safety issues associated with Xeljanz and possible side effects.
  • Xeljanz Overdose
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a Xeljanz (tofacitinib) overdose can lead to complications that require medical treatment. This resource examines possible overdose effects and describes some of the ways your doctor may treat these complications.
  • Xeljanz Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, side effects are common with Xeljanz and can include infections, diarrhea, and headaches. This article also discusses some potentially dangerous problems that can occur, which require urgent medical attention.
  • Xeljanz Uses
    Xeljanz is a type of antirheumatic drug prescribed to treat rheumatoid arthritis in adults. This eMedTV segment discusses how this medication works. It also explains why Xeljanz is not approved for use in children and describes some off-label uses.
  • Xeljanz Warnings and Precautions
    People who have diverticulitis or an infection may not be able to use Xeljanz safely. This eMedTV Web selection includes other Xeljanz safety precautions to review, including warnings of serious complications that may occur in certain people.
  • Zarelto
    Xarelto can help prevent blood clots following a knee or hip replacement surgery. This eMedTV Web article takes a look at this prescription medicine, including other uses and possible side effects. Zarelto is a common misspelling of Xarelto.
  • Zarelto Contraindications
    Xarelto should not be given to people who have certain allergies or who have active, major bleeding. This eMedTV page covers other contraindications and links to more details. Zarelto contraindications is a common misspelling of Xarelto contraindications.
  • Zydone
    Zydone may be prescribed on an as-needed basis for pain. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides a detailed look at this combination drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and what to do in case of overdose.
  • Zydone and Breastfeeding
    This article on the eMedTV Web site examines the issues surrounding Zydone and breastfeeding. It discusses whether the components in the drug pass through breast milk and what you may need to do if your doctor recommends Zydone while breastfeeding.
  • Zydone and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at the results of studies on Zydone and pregnancy, and explains why the FDA has given it a pregnancy Category C rating. Circumstances in which the drug may be given to a pregnant woman are also described.
  • Zydone Dosage
    The Zydone dosage you are prescribed will be based on several factors, which this eMedTV resource lists. This Web page also explains the importance of taking the drug exactly as prescribed and offers helpful tips for those taking it.
  • Zydone Drug Interactions
    If other opiates or narcotics are taken with Zydone, drug interactions could occur that have serious effects. This eMedTV resource lists other drugs that can interact with Zydone and explains the significant consequences that could occur as a result.
  • Zydone Medication Info
    Are you looking for info on Zydone? This eMedTV page takes a brief look at this medication. It covers the level of pain it is designed to treat and what to tell your doctor before taking it. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Zydone Overdose
    Prompt medical treatment is necessary if a Zydone overdose occurs. This eMedTV resource lists common symptoms associated with an overdose and also describes various treatment options, including specific medications used as an antidote.
  • Zydone Side Effects
    While most people have no problems with Zydone, side effects are possible. Thus, this eMedTV Web page takes a look at common side effects seen with the drug, as well as potentially serious side effects of Zydone that may need medical attention.
  • Zydone Uses
    As a combination pain reliever and narcotic, Zydone is used for managing mild to moderate pain. As this eMedTV page explains, however, it is not appropriate for severe pain or for many conditions that do not have pain as a symptom.
  • Zydone Warnings and Precautions
    Not everyone can safely take Zydone. Warnings and precautions associated with the drug are provided in this eMedTV article, including drug interactions and possible side effects to be aware of and those who should avoid the medication.
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