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Reasons for a Total Hip Replacement - Rituximab Drug Information

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  • Reasons for a Total Hip Replacement
    Common reasons for having a total hip replacement include replacing a worn-out hip and relieving pain. This eMedTV page explains these reasons in detail and also describes what a doctor may try before recommending hip replacement surgery.
  • Reasons for a Total Knee Replacement
    This page of the eMedTV library discusses common reasons for a total knee replacement. In many cases, this surgery is recommended when arthritis causes pain and decreased range of motion in the knee that can't be relieved through alternative methods.
  • Recovery After Total Hip Replacement
    This video clip talks about recovering after total hip replacement.
  • Recovery From Total Knee Replacement
    This video clip explains what to expect when recovering from total knee replacement.
  • Remacade
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe Remicade to treat inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and plaque psoriasis. This page also describes how the drug is administered. Remacade is a common misspelling of Remicade.
  • Remecade
    Remicade can be used to treat certain inflammatory conditions, like arthritis. This eMedTV resource explores some potential side effects of the drug and outlines the type of conditions it can treat. Remecade is a common misspelling of Remicade.
  • Remicade
    Remicade is a prescription medication that is approved to treat certain inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to relieve symptoms of these conditions, lists potential side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Remicade (Infliximab) Drug Information
    If you have rheumatoid arthritis or Crohn's disease, your doctor may prescribe Remicade (infliximab). This eMedTV article offers some basic information on the drug, explaining how it works, what side effects may occur, and more.
  • Remicade Alternatives
    If Remicade is not working as well as hoped, another medication may need to be tried. This Web page from the eMedTV library lists some of the alternatives to Remicade, providing links to several related articles based on the condition being treated.
  • Remicade and Breastfeeding
    This portion of the eMedTV library explains that no research has been conducted on Remicade and breastfeeding. As a result, this page also highlights what you should discuss with your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug if you are nursing.
  • Remicade and Children
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, Remicade is generally not recommended for children, with two exceptions. This article explains the circumstances under which a child may be prescribed this medication and offers a link to more information.
  • Remicade and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page explores the results of studies on Remicade and pregnancy. It explains why the FDA categorizes it as a pregnancy Category B medicine based on the results of these animal studies and offers suggestions for pregnant women.
  • Remicade Dangers
    In some cases, Remicade can cause anemia and liver problems. Other dangers of Remicade are covered in this eMedTV selection, as are some specific situations in which a person should avoid the drug entirely. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Remicade Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the recommended Remicade dosage will vary, depending on several factors, such as a person's weight and the medical condition being treated. This page also lists some tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Remicade Drug Class
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, Remicade belongs to a class of drugs known as tumor necrosis factor inhibitors. This article gives a brief overview of this drug class, explains how Remicade works, and provides a link to more information.
  • Remicade Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV Web page describes, Remicade drug interactions with other medicines are possible, including live vaccines, anakinra, and etanercept. This page takes an in-depth look at how these interactions can cause problems, such as infections.
  • Remicade for Crohn's Disease
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Remicade is used to treat a number of conditions, including Crohn's disease. This article offers more details on using this prescription drug for Crohn's disease and also provides a link to more in-depth information.
  • Remicade for Psoriatic Arthritis
    If you have psoriatic arthritis, your healthcare provider may prescribe a drug called Remicade. This eMedTV segment briefly describes how the medication works for this condition and explains some of its benefits.
  • Remicade for Ulcerative Colitis
    As this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, Remicade is prescribed for ulcerative colitis and certain other inflammatory conditions. This article offers an overview of how this medication can help relieve ulcerative colitis symptoms such as diarrhea.
  • Remicade Indications
    Remicade is licensed to treat many inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV segment looks at some of the other indications for Remicade and explains how the drug is sometimes used for conditions it is not approved to treat.
  • Remicade IV Infusion
    As this eMedTV article explains, Remicade is a medication that is administered through an IV infusion. This resource describes how the intravenous infusion is given and explains how your doctor will determine the right dose of Remicade for you.
  • Remicade Medication for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    People with rheumatoid arthritis may benefit from Remicade, a prescription drug given by IV. This eMedTV selection takes a look at how this product can relieve pain and inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and provides a link to more details.
  • Remicade Medication Information
    This eMedTV page offers basic information on Remicade, a medication used to treat Crohn's disease and other inflammatory conditions. This page describes how it is given, possible side effects to be aware of, and what to tell the doctor prescribing it.
  • Remicade Overdose
    Although it is rare, it is possible to take too much Remicade. This portion of the eMedTV Web site describes some of the factors that will affect a Remicade overdose and highlights some of the potential treatment options that are available.
  • Remicade Risks
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Remicade increases your risk of infections, anemia, and other problems. However, most people tolerate it well. This article talks about the risks associated with this medication and provides a link to more details.
  • Remicade Safety
    Remicade may not be suitable for people with congestive heart failure or liver problems. This part of the eMedTV site discusses some of the safety issues related to Remicade, including a link to more in-depth information on the topic.
  • Remicade Side Effects
    This eMedTV resource discusses potential Remicade side effects, including headaches, infections, and anemia. This page describes the common and rare side effects of the drug, as well as side effects that may need immediate medical attention.
  • Remicade Uses
    This eMedTV page discusses how Remicade works to relieve the symptoms of certain inflammatory conditions that affect the joints, skin, and digestive system. This page also explains how the drug works and outlines some of the off-label Remicade uses.
  • Remicade Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV resource examines some Remicade 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 lists those who should avoid the drug.
  • Remicaid
    This eMedTV page explains that Remicade is a prescribed drug used to treat inflammatory conditions affecting the joints, skin, and digestive system. This page also offers precautions when taking the drug. Remicaid is a common misspelling of Remicade.
  • Remicaide
    Remicade is a prescription drug used to treat certain inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV article lists the conditions Remicade can treat and also describes factors that can affect your dosage. Remicaide is a common misspelling of Remicade.
  • Reumatoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis characterized by a symmetrical pattern of affected joints. This eMedTV page lists treatment options and other symptoms of the disease. Reumatoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Reumatoide Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain, swelling, and stiffness. This eMedTV resource describes the effects and other symptoms of this condition. Reumatoide arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhematoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis often causes pain, stiffness, and loss of function in the joints. This eMedTV page explains how rheumatoid arthritis is different from other types of arthritis. Reumatoide arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatiod Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis that is also an autoimmune disease. This eMedTV Web page lists common rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and various treatment options. Rheumatiod arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatioid Arthritis
    As this eMedTV page explains, rheumatoid arthritis is a joint disease that causes pain and stiffness. This page also describes the difference between this and other types of arthritis. Rheumatioid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arithritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that affects the joints. This eMedTV segment lists symptoms of the condition and explores various treatments that are available. Rheumatoid arithritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Artheritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is generally characterized by a symmetrical pattern of affected joints. This eMedTV article further describes the effects of this autoimmune disease. Rheumatoid artheritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthiritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that affects the joints and may limit functioning. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of this disease and lists treatments available. Rheumatoid arthiritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthiritus
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that may cause joint inflammation, pain, and stiffness. This eMedTV article explains how the disease affects people and lists treatment options. Rheumatoid arthiritus is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthristis
    Rheumatoid arthritis may cause joint problems, and symptoms can vary from person to person. This eMedTV segment explains how this type of arthritis is different from others. Rheumatoid arthristis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthrities
    People with rheumatoid arthritis often experience joint problems in a symmetrical pattern. This eMedTV page describes the disease in more detail and explains how it can be treated. Rheumatoid arthrities is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Characterized by painful swelling of the joints, rheumatoid arthritis is a type of autoimmune disease. This eMedTV resource explores rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis -- as well as how often the disease occurs.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Exercise
    This eMedTV page explains the importance of exercise in coping with rheumatoid arthritis. This article discusses how often people with this condition should exercise, which exercises are best, and how to start an exercise program.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Diet
    People with rheumatoid arthritis should eat plenty of heart-healthy foods (like fruits and vegetables). This eMedTV page explains, however, that there's no special "rheumatoid arthritis diet" to help slow the progression of, or even cure, the disease.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Information
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that often results in pain, stiffness, and swelling. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this condition, including statistics and links to other articles with information on rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication
    This eMedTV Web page covers the four classes of drugs that can be used as rheumatoid arthritis medications (including NSAIDs and DMARDs). This article explains how they work to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and slow the course of the disease.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
    This selection from the eMedTV archives talks about rheumatoid arthritis pain, explaining the different types and why they occur. This article also discusses how the pain from this condition is measured and treated.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Relief
    As this eMedTV page explains, treatment options for relieving rheumatoid arthritis pain can include medications, massage, exercise, and surgery. This page provides an in-depth look at both short-term and long-term options for relieving arthritis pain.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Research
    This eMedTV article explores some areas of current rheumatoid arthritis research, including genetics, the immune system, and potential triggers. This page also explains how future research may improve the quality of life for people with the disease.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Statistics
    According to recent statistics on rheumatoid arthritis, the number of new cases may actually be declining. This eMedTV page explains that the disease is most common among people ages 35 to 50, and occurs two or three times as often in women than in men.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
    Often, rheumatoid arthritis symptoms will affect the wrist joints and the finger joints closest to the hand. This eMedTV article lists other potential symptoms of this condition, including fatigue, fevers, and a symmetrical pattern of swollen joints.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
    Medications, surgery, and lifestyle changes are among the treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV resource explains how these treatments focus on relieving pain, reducing swelling, and slowing or stopping joint damage.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritus
    Rheumatoid arthritis is often characterized by pain and stiffness in the joints. This eMedTV page offers statistics on the condition and compares it to other types of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritus is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumetoid Arthritis
    As this eMedTV page explains, rheumatoid arthritis occurs in men and women, and results in pain and stiffness in the joints. This page also offers a link to more detailed information. Rheumetoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumitoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition in which a person's immune system attacks the lining of the joints. This eMedTV page further describes the effects of this autoimmune disease. Rheumitoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumotoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by joint problems that occur in a symmetrical pattern. This eMedTV article lists other symptoms and explains how the disease can be treated. Rheumotoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhuematoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that often affects joints in the hands and fingers. This eMedTV article explains how to improve symptoms of this condition. Rhuematoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhuematoid Arthuritis
    This portion of the eMedTV library discusses rheumatoid arthritis, an inflammatory disease that is characterized by symptoms such as join pain, swelling, and stiffness. Rhuematoid arthuritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumatoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by joint pain and stiffness that occur in a symmetrical pattern. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at this disease and its possible causes. Rhumatoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumatoid Arthritus
    Rheumatoid arthritis can cause serious joint problems. As this eMedTV Web page explains, this autoimmune disease differs from other types of arthritis, especially in its symptoms. Rhumatoid arthritus is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumatoide Arthritis
    People with rheumatoid arthritis often notice a symmetrical pattern of affected joints. This eMedTV segment provides a list of other symptoms of this autoimmune disease. Rhumatoide arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumetoid Arthritis
    As this eMedTV resource explains, rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that causes pain and stiffness in the joints. This page discusses possible causes and symptoms of the disease. Rhumetoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumitoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes pain and stiffness in the joints. This eMedTV page further describes the condition and covers possible treatment options. Rhumitoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Risks as a Diabetic (Total Hip Replacement)
    This video clip explains some of the health risks associated with diabetes.
  • Rituxamab
    Available by prescription, rituximab is a drug used to treat certain types of cancer and other conditions. This eMedTV Web segment discusses how this medicine works and lists a few possible side effects. Rituxamab is a common misspelling of rituximab.
  • Rituximab
    A prescription drug, rituximab is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this medication, with information on possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and safety warnings.
  • Rituximab Dosage
    The recommended dose of rituximab will be based on factors such as your height and weight. This eMedTV page discusses dosing guidelines in more detail, explaining how rituximab is administered and listing tips for how to effectively use this drug.
  • Rituximab Drug Information
    If you have rheumatoid arthritis or certain types of cancer, your doctor may prescribe rituximab. This eMedTV article provides information on the drug rituximab, such as common side effects, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions.
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