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BV (bacterial vaginosis) occurs when harmful bacteria disrupt the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina. This eMedTV resource tells you what you need to know about BV, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
Also known as "crabs," pubic lice are small insects that typically infest the pubic hair. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at pubic lice, including information on what they look like, how they are diagnosed, and how they are treated.
Trichomoniasis is an STD that is primarily caused by an infection of the urogenital tract. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at this disease, including its symptoms, treatment options, and prevention methods.
Venereal warts are moist, soft, or flesh-colored swellings that are spread through sexual contact. This eMedTV Web page explains what causes them, describes where the warts may appear, and lists treatment options that are available.
Featured Medications
Abacavir is approved for treating HIV and AIDS, and works by preventing the HIV virus from multiplying. This eMedTV resource offers information on the effects of this prescription medication, factors that affect the dosage, and potential side effects.
Abacavir/lamivudine is a prescription medication that is licensed for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of abacavir/lamivudine, explains how the drug works, and offers general dosing tips and guidelines.
Abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine is a prescription drug that is used for treating HIV and AIDS. This page on the eMedTV Web site further explores abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine and its effects, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
Alyacen is a birth control pill that is available in two different formulations. This eMedTV Web selection presents details on how this combined oral contraceptive works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
Amethia Lo is a birth control pill containing 91 pills in each package, allowing for less frequent periods. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this combined oral contraceptive, including how it works, possible side effects, how to take it, and more.
As an oral contraceptive (birth control pill), Amethyst is taken by women once a day to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV article talks about how this product works, how effective it is, what to expect while taking it, and more.
Amprenavir is approved for treating HIV and AIDS, and works by preventing the HIV virus from multiplying. This eMedTV page offers information on the effects of this prescription medicine, dosing tips, general precautions, and potential side effects.
Atazanavir is a prescription drug licensed for use with other HIV/AIDS medications. This eMedTV resource further explores how this medicine works, lists potential side effects, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
Aviane is a combined oral contraceptive, meaning it contains both an estrogen and a progestin. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the medication, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Balziva is an oral contraceptive that is only available by prescription. This selection from the eMedTV Web site further explains how the product works to prevent pregnancy, lists possible side effects that may occur, and offers tips on taking this pill.
A healthcare provider may prescribe the birth control patch to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page explains when and how to use the patch, describes how this contraceptive works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Women seeking an oral contraceptive (birth control pill) may benefit from Briellyn. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of this generic product, with details on side effects, how to take it, drug warnings, and more.
Camrese is a prescription birth control pill that allows women more time between menstrual periods. This eMedTV Web selection provides an overview on how Camrese works to prevent pregnancy, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
CamreseLo is a prescription birth control pill that allows women to have only four menstrual periods a year. This eMedTV article contains details on how this combined oral contraceptive works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
Caziant is a triphasic birth control pill that works in a few different ways to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Cryselle is a prescription-only generic birth control pill. This page from the eMedTV library describes how it works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the side effects that may occur with this form of birth control.
Cyclafem is a prescription drug used to prevent pregnancy. It comes in two different versions, which, as this eMedTV page explains, are actually generic types of Ortho-Novum. This page also describes how this contraceptive works, side effects, and more.
Darunavir is a drug that is commonly used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for treating HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV Web page explains how darunavir works and offers more information on its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
Dasetta is a combined oral contraceptive prescribed to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV page features more detailed information on this birth control pill, including how it works, potential side effects, and why it may not be suitable for some women.
Delavirdine is a prescription drug that is approved to treat HIV and AIDS. This section of the eMedTV library describes delavirdine in more detail, explains how the medication works, and offers dosing tips and guidelines.
Available by prescription, Depo-Provera is used to prevent pregnancy and relieve certain cancer symptoms. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at this synthetic form of progesterone, including how it works, how it is administered, side effects, and more.
Didanosine is typically prescribed to treat HIV infection and AIDS. This segment of the eMedTV archives highlights how didanosine works, its potential side effects, and suggestions for when and how to take the medication.
Efavirenz is a medication that can be prescribed as a treatment for HIV or AIDS. This part of the eMedTV archives provides more information on the drug, including its effects, possible side effects that may occur, and dosing guidelines.
Efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir is a prescription HIV and AIDS medication. This eMedTV segment discusses the effects of the drug, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before taking efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir.
Elinest is a prescription birth control pill that works to prevent pregnancy mainly by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of how this combined oral contraceptive works, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
As this eMedTV article explains, emergency contraception (EC) can prevent a pregnancy from occurring, while the abortion pill terminates a pregnancy that has already started. This page further explores the difference between abortion pills and EC.
This selection from the eMedTV archives presents a detailed overview of Emoquette, a generic version of the birth control pills Desogen and Ortho-Cept. This segment discusses how this drug works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Emtricitabine is prescribed in conjunction with other medications to treat HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, factors that may affect your dosage, and more.
Emtricitabine and tenofovir is a prescription HIV and AIDS medication. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes the combination drug in more detail, explains how it works, and offers information on when and how to take the medication.
Emtricitabine/rilpivirine/tenofovir is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV article describes the effects of this drug, explains how it works, lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment, and more.
Enfuvirtide is typically prescribed to treat HIV infection and AIDS. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an overview on how enfuvirtide works, its potential side effects, and suggestions for when and how to take the medication.
Enskyce is a type of oral contraceptive (birth control pill), as discussed in this eMedTV article. This Web selection examines this product, including information on dosing instructions, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
Estrostep Fe is a "triphasic" oral contraceptive, which means that it has three "phases" of hormones. This eMedTV page provides an overview of the drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and when and how to take it.
Etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring is inserted once a month to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV page describes how the contraceptive works, explains how to use the vaginal ring, and lists possible side effects of this birth control method.
Etravirine is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This page from the eMedTV library describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
As a prescription birth control pill, Falmina works to prevent pregnancy primarily by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV segment contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
Fosamprenavir is a prescription medicine licensed to treat HIV and AIDS. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how it works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, possible side effects, and dosing information.
As a prescription birth control pill, Generess Fe works to prevent pregnancy mainly by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article offers a detailed description on how Generess Fe works and also discusses its possible side effects and dosing guidelines.
Gianvi is a birth control pill that is available by prescription. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers an overview of this contraceptive, including details on how Gianvi works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
Available by prescription, Heather is a progestin-only birth control pill. This eMedTV article explains how the pill works and offers a more in-depth look at its effects, safety warnings, dosing information, and potential side effects.
Indinavir is a prescription medicine that is approved for treating HIV and AIDS in adults. This page on the eMedTV site describes the effects of indinavir, explains how the drug works, and lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment.
The birth control pill Introvale allows women to have a period only four times a year. This segment of the eMedTV archives presents a detailed look at this oral contraceptive, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and more.
Jencycla is a progestin-only oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
Jolivette is a birth control pill that contains only the progestin hormone. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of the medicine, offers dosing information, and explains what you should know before using this form of contraception.
Kariva is an oral contraceptive that is only available by prescription. This portion of the eMedTV library further explains how Kariva works to prevent pregnancy, lists possible side effects that may occur, and offers tips on taking the contraceptive.
As this eMedTV article explains, Kurvelo is a type of oral contraceptive (birth control pill). This resource gives an in-depth overview of this product, with details on dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
Lamivudine/zidovudine, a prescription drug, helps prevent the HIV virus from spreading to uninfected cells. This eMedTV resource describes the medication in detail, explaining how it works, when and how it should be taken, side effects, and more.
Levlite is a combined oral contraceptive that can be obtained with a prescription. This article from the eMedTV library explains how this form of birth control works and lists some of the potential side effects that may occur with Levlite.
Available by prescription only, Levonest is a type of oral contraceptive, or birth control pill. This eMedTV article gives an in-depth overview of this product, explaining how it works, what to expect when taking it, dosing guidelines, and more.
Healthcare providers may prescribe Lo Minastrin Fe to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV resource examines how this birth control pill works and who it is designed for. It also offers details on dosing tips, possible side effects, and more.
Loestrin is a prescription combined oral contraceptive. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how Loestrin works and provides a more in-depth look at the birth control pill's effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
Lopinavir and ritonavir is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV segment explores the effects of lopinavir and ritonavir, describes how the combination drug works, and explains when and how to take the medicine.
Loryna is available by prescription only and is a type of birth control pill (oral contraceptive). This eMedTV page offers an overview of this contraceptive, including details on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on how to take it effectively.
Maraviroc is a prescription drug that is licensed for treating HIV and AIDS. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, describes its effects, and offers general dosing tips and precautions.
Marlissa is a type of birth control pill. This selection from the eMedTV Web site contains details on how this combined oral contraceptive works, covers dosing instructions, lists possible side effects, and more.
Medroxyprogesterone is a drug that helps prevent pregnancy, treat irregular vaginal bleeding, and more. This eMedTV segment talks about this medication in detail, with information on its effects in the body, how it is given, and what to expect.
MetroGel-Vaginal is a prescription medicine used to treat bacterial vaginosis in women. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this antibiotic drug, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
Microgestin Fe is a prescription birth control pill that works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this medicine, including information on its possible side effects and what you should tell your doctor before taking it.
Mifeprex is prescribed to cause an abortion during early pregnancy. This selection from the eMedTV Web library contains information on this medication, including how it is used, how it works, what to expect during treatment, and more.
As a prescription birth control pill, Minastrin 24 Fe works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at other ways this contraceptive works. It also offers details on dosing tips, possible side effects, and more.
Modicon, a prescription oral contraceptive, is commonly used to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page discusses Modicon in more detail, including information on how the contraceptive works, when and how to take it, and what to do if you miss any doses.
Mono-Linyah is a type of birth control pill prescribed to prevent pregnancy. This selection from the eMedTV Web library contains details on how this combined oral contraceptive works, covers dosing instructions, lists potential side effects, and more.
Myzilra is a birth control pill that contains three "phases" of pills in each package. This eMedTV resource contains an overview of this combined oral contraceptive, including how it works, possible side effects, how to take it, and more.
Natazia is an oral contraceptive that contains four different phases of hormones. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth overview of Natazia, including information on how it works, possible side effects, when and how to take it, and safety concerns.
Nelfinavir is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat HIV and AIDS in both adults and children. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of this product, explains when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects.
Nevirapine is an HIV and AIDS medication that is available by prescription. This section of the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works and provides a more in-depth look at its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
Next Choice is an emergency contraceptive taken after unprotected sex to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of Next Choice, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, side effects, and more.
Nor-QD is a progestin-only birth control pill often used by breastfeeding women. This article from the eMedTV Web site explores the advantages and disadvantages of Nor-QD, explains how it works, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
Nordette is a combined oral contraceptive that can only be obtained with a prescription. This eMedTV resource describes this form of birth control in more detail, explores how it works, and explains what you should know before using it.
Ogestrel is a prescription birth control pill that primarily works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Ogestrel, including information on what to tell your doctor before using it, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
Oral contraceptives are prescription pills that are taken to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page explains how this form of contraception works, describes the various types of pills available, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
Orsythia is an oral form of birth control that contains two different types of hormones. This selection from the eMedTV library takes a detailed look at this oral contraceptive, including how it works, possible side effects, and more.
Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription. This page on the eMedTV site describes how Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo works, explains how to take the birth control pill, and lists potential side effects of the drug.
Ortho-Cyclen is a prescription combined oral contraceptive. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how Ortho-Cyclen works and provides a more in-depth look at the birth control pill's effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
Ortho-Novum is a prescription birth control pill that primarily works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article describes the drug in more detail, including information on the different types of this product, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
ParaGard is an intrauterine device (IUD) placed in the uterus for the long-term prevention of pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
As a monophasic birth control pill, Philith contains one strength of hormones to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, potential side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
Pimtrea is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
Pirmella is a type of oral contraceptive (birth control pill), as this eMedTV Web selection explains. This resource examines this product, including information on dosing instructions, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
Quartette is a birth control pill that contains four different phases of pills in each pack. This eMedTV article describes this form of contraception in more detail, explains how it works, lists some of the potential side effects, and more.
Quasense is an extended-cycle birth control pill that allows women to only have four periods each year. This eMedTV Web page describes the drug in more detail, listing possible side effects and discussing some general precautions of the pill.
Raltegravir is only approved for use with other medications to treat HIV infection and AIDS. This eMedTV page offers information on the effects of this prescription drug, tips on when and how to take it, and potential side effects.
Rilpivirine is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV Web selection describes the effects of this drug, explains how it works, lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment, and more.
Ritonavir is a medication often used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV page further explains what ritonavir is used for, lists possible side effects that may occur, and offers dosing information for the drug.
Safyral is a birth control pill that also provides folate. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works to prevent pregnancy. Side effects, dosing guidelines, and safety concerns are also discussed.
Saquinavir is a prescribed medication that is used along with ritonavir to treat HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV article explains how saquinavir works and describes general precautions, dosing information, potential side effects, and more.
Skyla, an intrauterine device (IUD), is used to prevent pregnancy. This part of the eMedTV Web site gives an in-depth overview of this product, with details on how it works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
Solia is a birth control pill that contains an estrogen and a progestin, and works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this drug, with information on its possible side effects, dosing tips, and general precautions.
Stavudine is an HIV and AIDS medication that works by preventing the HIV virus from multiplying. This eMedTV article discusses stavudine in more detail, including general dosing information and possible side effects of the medicine.
Available by prescription only, Syeda is a type of birth control pill (oral contraceptive). This eMedTV resource provides an overview of this contraceptive, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
Tenofovir is a medication commonly used in HIV "cocktails" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, explains what you should know before starting treatment, and offers dosing information for the product.
Tilia Fe is a type of birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy in women of reproductive age. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this drug, with details on potential side effects, dosing guidelines, safety warnings, and more.
Tipranavir is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV page describes tipranavir in more detail, explains how the drug works to prevent HIV from multiplying, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Tri-Estarylla, a generic version of Ortho Tri-Cyclen, is a type of birth control pill. This eMedTV Web page describes the product in more detail, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and how to take it.
Tri-Norinyl is a combined oral contraceptive that primarily prevents pregnancy by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV Web page explains how this form of birth control works, offers tips on when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects.
Tri-Sprintec is a prescription oral contraceptive that is also approved for the treatment of acne. This eMedTV page describes how the medication works, explains how and when to take it, and lists possible side effects of this birth control pill.
Trivora is a generic birth control pill that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV resource describes how this form of contraceptive works, explains how and when to take the pill, and lists potential side effects that may occur with Trivora.
Ulipristal is an emergency contraceptive prescribed to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this "morning after pill," including details on how it works, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
A generic version of Cyclessa, Velivet is a prescription birth control pill. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Velivet, including detailed information on its dosing guidelines, precautions, possible side effects, and more.
Veregen ointment is applied three times daily to treat external genital and perianal warts. This eMedTV Web page explores the effects of this medication, covers what you need to know before using it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
As a type of prescription birth control pill, Vestura can prevent pregnancy while also treating acne. This eMedTV Web selection presents a complete overview on how this contraceptive works, potential side effects, general dosing instructions, and more.
Wera is a type of birth control pill that works to prevent pregnancy mainly by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
Wymzya Fe, a prescription birth control pill, works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV Web page provides a detailed description on how Wymzya Fe works and also discusses its dosing guidelines and possible side effects.
Zalcitabine is typically prescribed to treat HIV and AIDS. This part of the eMedTV archives offers information on how zalcitabine works to prevent the HIV virus from multiplying, describes potential side effects, and lists general dosing information.
Zarah, a type of oral contraceptive, is a generic version of Yasmin. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this birth control pill, explaining how it works, when and how it should be taken, side effects, and more.
Available only by prescription, Zenchent is a birth control pill that mainly works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of this medication, including information on its effects, possible problems, and dosing guidelines.
Zenchent Fe is an oral contraceptive that comes in the form of a chewable tablet. This eMedTV Web article provides a detailed overview of this birth control pill, including how it works, dosing tips, and some general safety precautions.
Zeosa is a combined oral contraceptive that works to prevent pregnancy in a few different ways. This eMedTV segment describes how this birth control pill works, lists possible side effects, discusses dosing guidelines, and more.
Zovia is an oral contraceptive that is only available by prescription. This part of the eMedTV library provides a complete overview of Zovia, including detailed information on its uses, dosing guidelines, warnings, possible side effects, and more.
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