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  • Amaryl Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at a number of Amaryl warnings and precautions, such as an increased sensitivity to the sun and certain situations when Amaryl may not be as effective. This article also explains who should not take Amaryl.
  • Apedra
    Apidra is a prescribed insulin used to control blood sugar levels in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explores potential side effects of Apidra and offers general dosing information. Apedra is a common misspelling of Apidra.
  • Apidra
    Apidra is a fast-acting insulin that controls blood sugar levels after meals in people with diabetes. This eMedTV page describes how to administer the medication, lists side effects, and discusses how the drug can help treat type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
  • Apidra and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that it is probably safe to use Apidra (insulin glulisine) while breastfeeding, as the medicine would be destroyed in the infant's digestive tract. This page further explores the safety issues with Apidra and breastfeeding.
  • Apidra and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explores the results of animal studies on Apidra (insulin glulisine) and pregnancy, explaining why the FDA has classified it as a pregnancy Category C drug. This page also covers why some doctors recommend Apidra during pregnancy.
  • Apidra Dosage
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains the factors that may affect your Apidra dosage, such as other medications you are taking and other medical conditions you have. This page also lists tips on when and how to administer the injections.
  • Apidra Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explores potential Apidra drug interactions with other medications, such as oral diabetes medicines, some antibiotics, and beta blockers. This page also explains how these interactions can cause dangerously low blood sugar levels.
  • Apidra Insulin Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides some information on Apidra, an insulin medication used to treat diabetes. This page talks about how to use the medicine and explains what to discuss with the doctor prescribing it.
  • Apidra Overdose
    If you overdose on Apidra (insulin glulisine), seek immediate medical care. This portion of the eMedTV Web site describes possible effects of an Apidra overdose, including dangerously low blood sugar. This page also covers possible treatment options.
  • Apidra Side Effects
    Some of the common side effects of Apidra can include low blood sugar and reactions at the injection site. This eMedTV segment also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious Apidra side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Apidra Uses
    This eMedTV segment explains why Apidra is used for treating type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This page further discusses Apidra uses, including how this rapid-acting insulin works to control blood sugar and its off-label use to treat gestational diabetes.
  • Apidra Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page discusses several important Apidra warnings and precautions, such as the risk of dangerously low blood sugar levels. This page also explains what to tell your doctor before starting Apidra and describes who should not use it.
  • Are Adult-Onset Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Different?
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that type 2 diabetes and adult-onset diabetes are actually two different names for the same condition. This segment discusses the various terms for the two types of diabetes and how they have changed.
  • Are There Foods for Type 2 Diabetes?
    It is important for people with type 2 diabetes to eat healthy foods. As this eMedTV Web page explains, this can lead not only to weight loss, but also to lower blood sugar levels, both of which are important in successfully managing diabetes.
  • Avanda
    This eMedTV page explains that Avandia can treat type 2 diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity and lowering blood sugar. This page also lists some possible side effects and covers some dosing information. Avanda is a common misspelling of Avandia.
  • Avandament
    Avandamet is a medication that is licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how Avandamet works and describes its effects, possible side effects, and dosing information. Avandament is a common misspelling of Avandamet.
  • Avandamet
    Avandamet is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This part of the eMedTV Web site provides detailed information on Avandamet and its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Avandamet Alternatives
    There are many Avandamet alternatives available, including other diabetes drugs or lifestyle changes. This eMedTV resource contains a list of both oral and injectable diabetes medicines that can be used as alternatives to Avandamet.
  • Avandamet and Blood Sugar
    People who take Avandamet may potentially develop extremely high or low blood sugar levels. This eMedTV resource further explores Avandamet and blood sugar, including a list of potential signs and symptoms of high or low blood sugar.
  • Avandamet and Cholesterol
    Not only does Avandamet reduce blood sugar, but it also has an effect on cholesterol levels. This eMedTV article describes the research findings on Avandamet and cholesterol, and explains how the diabetes drug can help improve cholesterol levels.
  • Avandamet and Pregnancy
    It is generally not recommended to use Avandamet during pregnancy. This part of the eMedTV archives further discusses Avandamet and pregnancy, and describes the effects that the drug may potentially have on a developing fetus.
  • Avandamet and Type 1 Diabetes
    Avandamet is not licensed to treat type 1 diabetes. This eMedTV segment further discusses Avandamet and type 1 diabetes, explaining that the drug may be beneficial for people with "double diabetes" (both type 1 and type 2 diabetes).
  • Avandamet and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a possible side effect of Avandamet. This section of the eMedTV library discusses Avandamet and weight gain in more detail, and explains the potential dangers of developing rapid weight gain with the diabetes medication.
  • Avandamet Dosage
    The usual starting Avandamet dosage is 2 mg/500 mg once or twice daily. This eMedTV page also lists dosing guidelines for those who are switching to Avandamet from just metformin or rosiglitazone and offers tips for taking the combination medicine.
  • Avandamet Drug Info
    Avandamet is a medicine licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV selection offers more info on this prescription drug, with details on side effects, how to use it, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting Avandamet.
  • Avandamet Drug Interactions
    Many medicines can cause Avandamet drug interactions, including corticosteroids, ritonavir, and diuretics. This eMedTV resource describes the possible effects of these interactions and lists other medicines that may lead to Avandamet interactions.
  • Avandamet Overdose
    Signs of an Avandamet overdose may include dizziness, shakiness, or cold sweats. This eMedTV segment lists other possible symptoms of an Avandamet overdose, describes the potential effects, and discusses various treatment options available.
  • Avandamet Side Affects
    Common Avandamet side effects may include headache and nausea. This eMedTV page lists other common side effects as well as problems that require medical attention. Avandamet side affects is a common misspelling of Avandamet side effects.
  • Avandamet Side Effects
    Potential Avandamet side effects may include heartburn, diarrhea, or vomiting. This eMedTV Web page contains a list of both common Avandamet side effects and rare but serious side effects of the drug (such as swelling, chest pain, or vision changes).
  • Avandamet Uses
    Avandamet is used to reduce and control blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. This page on the eMedTV site further describes the effects of Avandamet, discusses Avandamet uses in children, and lists possible off-label uses.
  • Avandamet Warnings and Precautions
    Drinking large amounts of alcohol with Avandamet may increase your risk of lactic acidosis. This eMedTV page lists more Avandamet warnings and precautions, including other possible side effects and information on who should avoid the drug.
  • Avandaril
    Avandaryl may be prescribed to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains how Avandaryl works and lists some potential side effects of the medication. Avandaril is a common misspelling of Avandaryl.
  • Avandaryl
    Avandaryl is a prescribed medicine that is used to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how this drug works to lower blood sugar, lists potential side effects, covers general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Avandaryl Alternatives
    This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at some of the Avandaryl alternatives, such as lifestyle changes and other diabetes medications or injections. This page also explains when an alternative to Avandaryl might be necessary.
  • Avandaryl and Blood Sugar
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, low and high blood sugar levels are possible effects of Avandaryl. Blood sugar levels can cause serious or even life-threatening complications. This page highlights some symptoms of high and low blood sugar.
  • Avandaryl and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to take Avandaryl during pregnancy. This eMedTV segment explores some of the complications of Avandaryl and pregnancy and explains how the FDA categorizes Avandaryl as a pregnancy Category C medication.
  • Avandaryl and Weight Gain
    Weight gain does appear to be a side effect of Avandaryl. This eMedTV page covers Avandaryl and weight gain, explaining that rapid weight gain could signify congestive heart failure or other conditions. This page also lists ways to limit weight gain.
  • Avandaryl Dosage
    Generally, the recommended starting Avandaryl dose is 4 mg/1 mg once daily with the first meal of the day. This eMedTV resource outlines some tips on when and how to take the drug and also lists the factors that will determine your Avandaryl dosage.
  • Avandaryl Drug Interactions
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explores potential Avandaryl drug interactions with other medications, such as thyroid medicines, diuretics, and estrogens. This Web page also discusses how these interactions can lead to problems.
  • Avandaryl Medication
    As explained in this selection from the eMedTV archives, Avandaryl is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. This article gives a basic overview of this drug, with details on dosing guidelines, what to expect, and more.
  • Avandaryl Overdose
    It is possible to overdose on Avandaryl. This eMedTV resource outlines some of the possible symptoms of an Avandaryl overdose, such as blurry vision, dizziness, and cold sweats. This page also describes some treatment options.
  • Avandaryl Side Effects
    Common side effects of Avandaryl include high blood pressure, headaches, and a sore throat. This eMedTV Web page also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects of the drug, such as yellowing of the skin and vomiting.
  • Avandaryl Uses
    This eMedTV segment explores Avandaryl uses, such as helping the body to use its natural insulin better and causing the pancreas to produce more insulin. This page also explains Avandaryl use in children and possible off-label uses for Avandaryl.
  • Avandaryl Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV article examines several Avandaryl warnings and precautions, such as potential drug interactions, possible allergic reactions, and the risks of using the drug during pregnancy. This page also describes who should not take Avandaryl.
  • Avanderil
    This eMedTV article explains how Avandaryl increases your production of insulin and causes your body to use its natural insulin better. This page also lists factors that will determine your dosage. Avanderil is a common misspelling of Avandaryl.
  • Avanderyl
    This eMedTV segment explains that Avandaryl treats type 2 diabetes and can help decrease the chances of developing complications related to diabetes. This page also lists Avandaryl overdose symptoms. Avanderyl is a common misspelling of Avandaryl.
  • Avandia
    Avandia is a prescription medicine used to help control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how Avandia helps your body to use its natural insulin better and outlines some potential side effects of the drug.
  • Avandia 2 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, a dose of 2 mg of Avandia tablets twice daily may be prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This article further discusses dosing guidelines, including tips on when and how to take this medication.
  • Avandia 4 mg
    This eMedTV article explains that if you have type 2 diabetes, a doctor may prescribe 4 mg of Avandia tablets once or twice daily. This page also offers some tips on taking this medication and describes some of the factors that can affect your dosage.
  • Avandia 8 mg Tablets
    A dose of 8 mg Avandia tablets may be prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource further discusses dosing guidelines for this medication, including tips on using it effectively and a list of factors that can affect your dose.
  • Avandia Alternatives
    This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at some of the Avandia alternatives, such as lifestyle changes and other diabetes medications or injections. This page also explains when an alternative to Avandia might be necessary.
  • Avandia and Blood Sugar
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, low and high blood sugar levels are possible effects of Avandia. Blood sugar changes can cause serious or even life-threatening complications. This page highlights some symptoms of high and low blood sugar.
  • Avandia and Heart Attacks
    Avandia may increase the risk of heart attacks. This eMedTV resource discusses the results of a recent study on Avandia and heart attacks, explaining the reasons why Avandia may increase this risk and why more research needs to be conducted.
  • Avandia and Pregnancy Risk
    This eMedTV article explores Avandia and pregnancy risk, explaining why it may not be safe to take the medication during pregnancy. This page also discusses how the FDA categorizes Avandia as a pregnancy Category C medicine.
  • Avandia and Type 1 Diabetes
    The FDA has not approved Avandia for type 1 diabetes. However, as this segment of the eMedTV Web site explains, the medication may be helpful for people who have had type 1 diabetes for years and have developed type 2 diabetes later in life.
  • Avandia and Weight Gain
    There are several possible side effects of Avandia, and weight gain appears to be one of them. This eMedTV article explains the average weight gain for people taking Avandia and also outlines some suggestions for limiting the amount of weight gained.
  • Avandia Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use Avandia if you have certain medical problems, such as heart problems. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other potential Avandia dangers to be aware of before using this drug, such as possible side effects.
  • Avandia Diabetes Medication
    This eMedTV article provides a brief description of the diabetes medication Avandia. This article explains how Avandia works to help improve insulin sensitivity to decrease blood sugar levels. This page also discusses the effectiveness of this medicine.
  • Avandia Dosage
    This eMedTV segment explains that the recommended starting Avandia dose is 4 mg once daily. If necessary, the Avandia dosage may be increased to up to 8 mg once daily after 8 to 12 weeks. This page also lists tips for when and how to take Avandia.
  • Avandia Drug Interactions
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explores potential Avandia drug interactions with other medications, such as certain seizure medications, gemfibrozil, and atanazavir. This Web page also explains how these interactions can lead to problems.
  • Avandia Medication
    This portion of the eMedTV Web library offers important information on Avandia, a medication used for treating type 2 diabetes. This Web page also explains why Avandia may not be suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Avandia Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes
    This page from the eMedTV Web site offers a brief look at the type 2 diabetes medicine Avandia. This article explains how Avandia works, offers general dosing guidelines, and discusses what to tell your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Avandia Oral
    There is only one form of Avandia -- oral tablets. This eMedTV Web page explains what Avandia is used for, lists available strengths, and describes potential side effects of this medicine. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
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