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Norvir Overdose - Sustiva Uses

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  • Norvir Overdose
    A Norvir overdose may result in unusual sensations (such as burning or tingling) and kidney failure. This eMedTV Web page explains what other symptoms may occur from a Norvir overdose and lists the treatment options that are available.
  • Norvir Side Effects
    Common Norvir side effects may include loss of appetite, nausea, and headaches. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists other side effects that may occur with Norvir, including serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor right away.
  • Norvir Uses
    Norvir is primarily used to "boost" the level of other HIV drugs to increase their effectiveness. This eMedTV resource discusses Norvir uses in more detail and explains whether the medication is used off-label for other purposes.
  • Norvir Warnings and Precautions
    Norvir can increase cholesterol and triglyceride levels. This eMedTV segment lists other side effects that may occur with Norvir. Warnings and precautions also include the risk of taking the drug if you have liver disease, diabetes, or hemophilia.
  • Oral Combivir Tablets
    As this eMedTV article explains, Combivir tablets are taken orally to treat HIV and AIDS. This segment explains how this medicine works and why it is important to follow your healthcare provider's instructions and not miss any doses.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Dronabinol
    People who have a history of drug or alcohol abuse may not be able to take dronabinol. This eMedTV Web page contains additional warnings and precautions for this medication, including what to discuss with the healthcare provider prescribing it.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Epoetin Alfa
    In clinical studies, some people who took epoetin alfa experienced seizures. This eMedTV segment lists other precautions and warnings with epoetin alfa that people should be aware of, including a list of those who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Lamivudine
    Lamivudine can cause life-threatening inflammation of the pancreas. This eMedTV page covers more precautions and warnings with lamivudine, including a list of other possible complications that may occur and information on who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Liposomal Doxorubicin
    As this eMedTV page explains, liposomal doxorubicin can cause serious damage to your skin if it is not correctly injected into a vein. This article offers more safety information on liposomal doxorubicin, with an in-depth list of warnings and precautions.
  • Prezista
    Prezista is a medicine commonly used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV segment explains what you should know before taking this medication, offers dosing information, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Prezista AIDS Drug Information
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Prezista is a drug used for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This segment offers more information on this medication, explaining how it is not designed to be used on its own. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Prezista and Breastfeeding
    Women with HIV (including those taking Prezista) should generally avoid breastfeeding. This eMedTV article discusses Prezista and breastfeeding in more detail, including information on why you should not breastfeed if you have HIV or AIDS.
  • Prezista and Pregnancy
    Prezista is most likely safe for use during pregnancy. As this eMedTV page explains, animal studies on Prezista and pregnancy show that the drug is probably safe, but the safety of ritonavir (which is taken with Prezista) has not been evaluated.
  • Prezista Dosage
    For adults, the recommended Prezista dosage will depend on whether you've taken HIV medications before. This eMedTV Web site provides more detailed Prezista dosing guidelines, including a list of tips and precautions for those taking this medication.
  • Prezista Drug Interactions
    Medicines that can cause negative Prezista drug interactions include didanosine, sertraline, and methadone. This eMedTV segment explains what may happen when drugs interact with Prezista and lists other medicines that can cause an interaction.
  • Prezista Overdose
    A Prezista overdose will most likely cause the usual side effects, although perhaps more severely. This eMedTV resource further discusses the possible effects of a Prezista overdose and explains what treatments may be administered.
  • Prezista Side Effects
    High cholesterol, vomiting, and constipation are some of the most common side effects of Prezista. This eMedTV resource also lists other less common Prezista side effects and explains which side effects may require immediate medical attention.
  • Prezista Uses
    Prezista is used for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how the medication works and discusses Prezista uses in more detail, including information on possible off-label uses.
  • Prezista Warnings and Precautions
    If you have liver disease, Prezista may make it worse. This eMedTV segment offers more Prezista warnings and precautions to be aware of, including a list of possible complications or side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Rescriptor
    Rescriptor is a prescription medicine that is licensed for treating HIV and AIDS. This article on the eMedTV Web site describes the drug in detail, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Rescriptor and Breastfeeding
    It is generally considered unsafe to use Rescriptor while breastfeeding. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on Rescriptor and breastfeeding, and discusses the risks of nursing a child if you have HIV or AIDS.
  • Rescriptor and Pregnancy
    At this time, it is not known whether Rescriptor is safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV article contains more information on Rescriptor and pregnancy, and explains the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Rescriptor Dosage
    For HIV or AIDS treatment, the recommended Rescriptor dosage is 400 mg three times a day. This page from the eMedTV archives offers other Rescriptor dosing guidelines and includes precautions and tips for those taking the medication.
  • Rescriptor Drug Information
    A prescription medication, Rescriptor is approved for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This part of the eMedTV site gives an overview of Rescriptor, with information on how often to take it and what to discuss with your doctor before starting this drug.
  • Rescriptor Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Rescriptor drug interactions include cyclosporine, rifabutin, and trazodone. This eMedTV page offers a more complete list of drugs that can interact with Rescriptor and describes the possible effects of these interactions.
  • Rescriptor Overdose
    A Rescriptor overdose will most likely cause the usual side effects. As this eMedTV segment explains, not much is known about what to expect with an overdose, but treatment may involve certain drugs, "pumping the stomach," or supportive care.
  • Rescriptor Side Effects
    Fever, diarrhea, and fatigue are some of the common side effects that have been reported with Rescriptor. This eMedTV segment lists additional Rescriptor side effects, including serious ones that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Rescriptor Uses
    Rescriptor is used for treating HIV and AIDS in people as young as 16 years old. This part of the eMedTV library offers more information on Rescriptor uses and explains whether the medication is used off-label for other conditions.
  • Rescriptor Warnings and Precautions
    Stomach acid is necessary for the absorption of Rescriptor into the bloodstream. This eMedTV segment offers other important information about Rescriptor. Warnings and precautions on who should not take the medicine are also included.
  • Retrovir
    Retrovir is approved for the treatment of HIV infection and AIDS. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of the drug in detail, explains what you should know before taking it, lists possible side effects that can occur, and more.
  • Retrovir and Breastfeeding
    Women who are taking Retrovir should avoid breastfeeding. This article from the eMedTV library describes the research that has been conducted on Retrovir and breastfeeding, and explains the possible risks of nursing if you have HIV.
  • Retrovir and Pregnancy
    While there are risks associated with using Retrovir during pregnancy, the benefits usually outweigh them. This eMedTV page offers more information on Retrovir and pregnancy, and explains how taking the drug early in pregnancy may be more effective.
  • Retrovir Dosage
    For adults who are taking Retrovir, dosing usually starts at 300 mg twice daily. This eMedTV resource also includes Retrovir dosage recommendations for pregnant women and children aged 6 weeks to 17 years old.
  • Retrovir Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Retrovir drug interactions include ganciclovir, ribavirin, and valproic acid. This eMedTV Web page lists other medicines that may interact with Retrovir and describes the possible effects of combining these drugs.
  • Retrovir Overdose
    Nausea and vomiting are possible symptoms of a Retrovir overdose. This section of the eMedTV Web site lists the potential effects of such an overdose and explains what treatment options are available for treating a Retrovir overdose.
  • Retrovir Side Effects
    Common Retrovir side effects may include loss of appetite, headache, and vomiting. This eMedTV segment lists other possible side effects seen with the drug and describes potentially serious side effects that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Retrovir Therapy -- Drug Information
    As this eMedTV page explains, Retrovir is a medicine approved to treat HIV and AIDS. This article talks about antiviral therapy with this drug, including information on what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Retrovir Uses
    Retrovir is used for treating HIV infection and AIDS. As this eMedTV article explains, it can also be used to prevent the transmission of HIV from an infected pregnant woman to her baby. This page also lists possible off-label Retrovir uses.
  • Retrovir Warnings and Precautions
    It is important to keep in mind that Retrovir is not a cure for HIV or AIDS. This eMedTV article offers other important information on Retrovir. Warnings and precautions for the drug, such as possible side effects that may occur, are also included.
  • Reyataz
    Reyataz is a prescription drug that is approved to treat HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV article explains how Reyataz helps prevent HIV from multiplying, describes when and how to take the drug, and lists side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Reyataz and Breastfeeding
    Women who are taking Reyataz are typically advised to avoid breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web page contains more information on Reyataz and breastfeeding, and explains why it may be dangerous for a woman with HIV to breastfeed.
  • Reyataz and Pregnancy
    Reyataz is generally considered safe for use during pregnancy. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides more information on Reyataz and pregnancy, including an explanation of when a doctor may prescribe the drug to a pregnant woman.
  • Reyataz Dosage
    For people who have never taken HIV drugs, the recommended Reyataz dosage is 400 mg once daily. This eMedTV page also offers Reyataz dosing guidelines for people who have previously used HIV drugs and for those who are also taking Sustiva or Viread.
  • Reyataz Drug Interactions
    Warfarin, antacids, and pimozide are drugs that may interact negatively with Reyataz. Drug interactions, as this eMedTV resource explains, could reduce the effectiveness of the medications and increase your risk for developing serious side effects.
  • Reyataz for HIV/AIDS
    As a protease inhibitor, Reyataz is used in combination with other drugs to treat HIV/AIDS. This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at how this drug works and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Reyataz Overdose
    In reported cases of Reyataz overdose, people experienced an irregular heart rhythm and jaundice. As this eMedTV article explains, treatment for an overdose may include giving certain medicines, "pumping the stomach," and supportive care.
  • Reyataz Side Effects
    Potentially serious Reyataz side effects include depression, jaundice, and arrhythmia. As this eMedTV page explains, however, side effects of the drug are generally minor. Common (and usually mild) side effects include fever, diarrhea, and nausea.
  • Reyataz Uses
    Reyataz is used for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This segment from the eMedTV Web site discusses Reyataz uses in more detail, including information on whether the drug is used in children or for off-label purposes.
  • Reyataz Warnings and Precautions
    Before taking Reyataz, let your doctor know if you have diabetes, arrhythmia, or a history of kidney stones. This eMedTV page includes other Reyataz warnings and precautions, including a list of certain people who should not take the drug.
  • Selenium
    The body uses selenium (a trace mineral) to help treat or prevent certain health conditions. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of selenium, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general safety concerns.
  • Selenium and Breastfeeding
    Serious problems could occur if you are taking high doses of selenium and breastfeeding at the same time. This eMedTV page explains that although breastfeeding women need a higher selenium intake, too much could result in toxicity or even death.
  • Selenium and Pregnancy
    Most pregnant women consume enough selenium through dietary means, and supplementation is not needed. This eMedTV page further explores selenium and pregnancy, explaining why taking too much or not enough may be dangerous for pregnant women.
  • Selenium Dosage
    The Recommended Dietary Allowance of selenium will vary, depending on age and other factors. This eMedTV page explains why it's difficult to determine a standard selenium dosage. This page also covers things to consider when buying supplements.
  • Selenium Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause selenium drug interactions include aspirin, niacin, and statin medications. This eMedTV page lists some of the other drugs that may interact with selenium and explains what can happen when these medicines are taken together.
  • Selenium Overdose
    Vomiting, redness of the face, and cardiac arrest are possible effects of a selenium overdose. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms that may occur if you take too much selenium. If you think you have overdosed on selenium, seek prompt medical care.
  • Selenium Side Effects
    Potentially serious selenium side effects can include vomiting, allergic reactions, and cardiac arrest. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at other serious side effects of selenium and explains when you should seek immediate medical care.
  • Selenium Supplements
    This eMedTV Web page offers helpful information on selenium, a trace mineral. This resource explains why people take these supplements and includes a discussion on safety warnings. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Selenuim
    This eMedTV page explains that selenium is a mineral that is used by the body to produce antioxidants. This page offers a brief overview of selenium, including what to tell your doctor before taking it. Selenuim is a common misspelling of selenium.
  • Selinium
    Most people are able to get plenty of selenium from dietary means. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief description of selenium, including what to do if you think you have taken too much. Selinium is a common misspelling of selenium.
  • Sellenium
    Selenium may help with certain health conditions, such as HIV or AIDS, heart disease, and arthritis. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of selenium, including some safety concerns. Sellenium is a common misspelling of selenium.
  • Selzentry
    Selzentry is a prescription medicine that is specifically designed to treat a certain type of HIV virus. This eMedTV article explains how Selzentry works, outlines some possible side effects, and provides some tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Selzentry and Breastfeeding
    In general, women who have HIV or AIDS and are taking Selzentry should not breastfeed. This eMedTV Web page provides more detailed information on Selzentry and breastfeeding, and explains why it may be dangerous for HIV-infected women to breastfeed.
  • Selzentry and Pregnancy
    Selzentry is a pregnancy Category B medication, meaning it is probably safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV article offers more information on Selzentry and pregnancy, and explains how the drug should only be used if the benefits outweigh the risks.
  • Selzentry Dosage
    The recommended Selzentry dosage will be determined based on other medications you are taking. This eMedTV Web page provides dosing guidelines for Selzentry based on whether or not you are taking other medications and offers tips on taking the drug.
  • Selzentry Drug Information
    Are you looking for information about Selzentry? As this eMedTV article explains, Selzentry is a drug used to treat HIV and AIDS. This resource gives a brief overview of this drug, with details on dosing guidelines, warnings, and more.
  • Selzentry Drug Interactions
    Certain antibiotics and seizure medications are among the drugs that may interact with Selzentry. This eMedTV resource lists other medications that may cause Selzentry drug interactions and describes what may happen if these drugs are taken together.
  • Selzentry Overdose
    You should seek immediate medical care if you think you have taken too much Selzentry. This portion of the eMedTV library describes what to expect from a Selzentry overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Selzentry Side Effects
    Fever, insomnia, and coughing are some of the most commonly reported Selzentry side effects. This eMedTV article outlines other possible side effects of the drug and explains which side effects to report to your healthcare provider.
  • Selzentry Uses
    Selzentry is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This portion of the eMedTV library further discuses Selzentry uses, including its specific use for a certain type of HIV virus and whether it is used in children.
  • Selzentry Warnings and Precautions
    Selzentry may increase your risk of infections and may cause liver damage. This portion of the eMedTV Web site discusses other important Selzentry warnings and precautions, including information on who should not take the medication.
  • Side Effects of Dronabinol
    The most common side effect of dronabinol is feeling "high." As this eMedTV page explains, other reactions include stomach problems, muscle weakness, and nervousness. A list of potentially serious side effects that may require treatment is also included.
  • Side Effects of Epoetin Alfa
    Common side effects of epoetin alfa may include constipation, insomnia, and nausea. As this eMedTV article explains, while most side effects of the drug are mild, some may require medical attention, such as seizures, hypertension, or arrhythmia.
  • Side Effects of Lamivudine
    Common side effects of lamivudine include sore throat, fatigue, and vomiting. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists other possible lamivudine side effects and describes potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Liposomal Doxorubicin
    Nausea, vomiting, and weakness are some of the commonly reported liposomal doxorubicin side effects. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at potential side effects of this medication, including those requiring immediate medical attention.
  • Sustiva
    Sustiva is a prescription HIV and AIDS medication. This article on the eMedTV Web site explains how the medicine works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Sustiva and Breastfeeding
    Women are generally advised to avoid breastfeeding if taking Sustiva. This eMedTV article provides more information on Sustiva and breastfeeding, and explains why it may be dangerous to breastfeed if you have HIV or AIDS.
  • Sustiva and Depression
    Depression is a side effect that may occur with the use of Sustiva. This eMedTV Web page contains more detailed information about Sustiva and depression, and explains how common this side effect was in clinical studies.
  • Sustiva and Pregnancy
    Clinical studies show that Sustiva may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV resource describes the clinical trials that have been conducted on Sustiva and pregnancy, and explains why the drug may not be safe for pregnant women.
  • Sustiva Dosage
    The recommended Sustiva dosage for adults and children weighing more than 88 pounds is 600 mg once daily. This eMedTV segment also provides Sustiva dosing guidelines for smaller children and offers tips for how and when to take the medication.
  • Sustiva Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides some basic information on Sustiva, a drug used to treat HIV/AIDS. Topics included in this article include how to take it, issues to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Sustiva Drug Interactions
    Warfarin, pimozide, and certain seizure medications could cause Sustiva drug interactions. This eMedTV article lists other drugs that may interact negatively with Sustiva and describes the potentially serious effects that may occur.
  • Sustiva Overdose
    Possible signs of a Sustiva overdose include drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, and insomnia. This eMedTV segment lists other potential symptoms that may occur with an overdose and explains the treatment options that are available.
  • Sustiva Side Effects
    Some of the most commonly reported Sustiva side effects include fatigue, insomnia, and vomiting. This eMedTV Web page lists other common side effects of the drug and explains which ones are potentially serious and may require medical attention.
  • Sustiva Uses
    Sustiva is used for the treatment of HIV infection and AIDS. This part of the eMedTV library describes how the medication works, lists possible off-label Sustiva uses, and explains whether the drug can be used in children.
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