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Glucosamine is a supplement used for treating various conditions, but is especially useful for arthritis. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of glucosamine, explores its effectiveness, and explains what side effects may occur with the product.
Gout occurs when too much uric acid builds up in the body. This eMedTV article provides information on how often this condition occurs and who it affects, and also outlines the four stages (including asymptomatic hyperuricemia and acute gout).
Arthritis is a term used to describe many conditions that affect the joints. This eMedTV article describes the different types (such as osteoarthritis and gout), possible symptoms (like redness and swelling in the joints), diagnosis, and treatment.
Celebrex is commonly used to treat conditions (such as arthritis) that are related to pain and inflammation. This eMedTV page provides an overview of the drug, including information on its uses, side effects, dosing information, and more.
- 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.
Osteoarthritis is a common joint disease in which cartilage has worn away. This eMedTV article provides detailed information about osteoarthritis, including its common symptoms, how many people it affects, and how it may be treated and prevented.
Naproxen is a medicine that is commonly used to reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness. This eMedTV segment discusses these and other uses in detail and includes information on the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
Tylenol is a pain reliever and fever reducer that is available without a prescription. This eMedTV page explains how the medication works to relieve fever and inflammation, lists the various strengths available, and describes possible side effects.
Mobic is a prescription drug used to reduce pain, stiffness, and inflammation caused by arthritis. This eMedTV page describes the drug in more detail, including side effects, strengths, and what to tell your healthcare provider before taking it.
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.
- Knee Replacement
During knee replacement surgery, an implant is used to replace a worn-out knee joint. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses this surgery in detail, including information on how the knee works and possible complications of the procedure.
- 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.
- 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.
- Cod Liver Oil
People may use cod liver oil for its health benefits, such as lowering blood pressure and triglycerides. This eMedTV page explains what else cod liver oil may be used for, discusses its effectiveness, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
Diclofenac is a prescription medication licensed to treat migraines, pain, arthritis, and actinic keratosis. This eMedTV article covers the medicine's uses in more detail, explains how it works, and describes the various forms that this drug comes in.
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.
- Gout Diet
A diet for people with gout aims to reduce the amount of uric acid in the body. As this eMedTV article explains, gravy, liver, and trout are a few of the foods to avoid if you have gout. Fruits and diary are among the foods you can eat as desired
Etodolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is used to treat arthritis symptoms and general pain. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works and offers more detailed information on its specific uses, overdose symptoms, and more.
Voltaren is used to treat symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, such as pain and stiffness. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, lists possible side effects, and offers things to consider before taking it.
Enbrel is a prescription drug that treats several inflammatory conditions that affect the joints and skin. This eMedTV article explains how Enbrel relieves the symptoms of these conditions, lists side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
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- Adalimumab (Humira)
- Allopurinol Medication Information
- Ankylosing Spondylitis Information
- Information on Azulfidine EN-Tabs
- Cataflam Information
- Chondroitin Supplement Information
- Colchicine Drug Information
- Daypro Information
- Diclofenac Sodium Extended-Release Info
- Dolobid Medicine
- Duexis Medication Information
- Arava Medication Information
- Arthrotec Medication Information
- Dexamethasone Drug Information
- Cod Liver Oil Capsules
- Diclofenac Medication Information
- Enbrel Medication Information
- Celebrex Medication Information
- Arthritis Information