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  • About Finasteride
    If you need information about finasteride, this eMedTV Web page is a great starting point. This segment briefly explains the conditions this drug can treat, how it works, and what to expect during treatment, with a link to learn more.
  • Acamprosate
    Acamprosate is a prescription drug used to help people abstain from alcohol. This eMedTV Web page provides an in-depth look at acamprosate, including information on how it works, possible side effects, tips on taking the drug, and more.
  • Acamprosate Calcium Drug Info
    On this eMedTV Web page, we discuss acamprosate calcium. Drug information includes its possible warnings, side effects, drug interactions, dosing, and uses.
  • Acamprosate Dosing
    The typical acamprosate dosage is two 333-mg tablets taken three times a day. However, as this page from the eMedTV Web site explains, dosing guidelines will vary based on several factors, such as how well your kidneys are functioning.
  • Acne and Propecia
    In studies of people taking Propecia, acne was not reported as either a common or rare side effect. This eMedTV Web page discusses acne and Propecia, and also describes the clinical trials used to document possible Propecia side effects.
  • Alfuzosin
    Alfuzosin may be prescribed to treat an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH). This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at the medication, including how it works, possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Alfuzosin Dosage
    For treating an enlarged prostate, the standard dose of alfuzosin is one tablet a day, taken after a meal. This eMedTV segment describes alfuzosin dosage guidelines in more detail, including some tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Alfuzosin Hydrochloride Information
    On this eMedTV Web page, the medication alfuzosin hydrochloride is discussed. Information includes its uses, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, precautions, and dosing.
  • All About Men's Hygiene
  • AndroGel
    AndroGel is a prescription drug used to treat low testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV Web resource offers an in-depth look at this steroid medication and its uses, including information on how it works, dosing tips, and potential side effects.
  • AndroGel and Breastfeeding
    Problems could occur if you use AndroGel (testosterone gel) while breastfeeding. AndroGel, as this eMedTV page explains, could decrease your milk supply or cause problems in the nursing infant. This page also covers the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • AndroGel and Pregnancy
    AndroGel (testosterone gel) is a pregnancy Category X drug, meaning it is not safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV page includes more information about AndroGel and pregnancy, and describes the specific risks this drug can present to an unborn child.
  • AndroGel Dosage
    The recommended starting dose of AndroGel 1% is 5 grams applied once daily. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides other dosing information, including tips on when and how to most effectively use AndroGel.
  • AndroGel Drug Interactions
    If warfarin, insulin, or corticosteroids are taken with AndroGel, drug interactions could occur. This eMedTV segment lists other medications that may negatively interact with AndroGel and explains what may happen when these medications are combined.
  • AndroGel Medication Information
    This eMedTV article gives some basic information on AndroGel, a testosterone drug that is applied to the skin once a day. This Web page also gives guidelines on what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • AndroGel Overdose
    Seek immediate medical attention if you believe you have overdosed on AndroGel (testosterone gel). This eMedTV article further describes the potential effects that may result from an overdose and discusses possible treatment options.
  • AndroGel Side Effects
    Potential AndroGel side effects include headaches, acne, and skin reactions at the application site. This eMedTV page lists other side effects that may occur with the drug, including rare but serious side effects (such as vomiting or breathing problems).
  • AndroGel Uses
    AndroGel is primarily used for treating low testosterone levels in men. This selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses AndroGel uses in more detail, including information on how this gel works and possible off-label uses of the medication.
  • AndroGel Warnings and Precautions
    Before using AndroGel, warnings and precautions for the drug should be discussed with your doctor. This eMedTV page lists side effects or complications that may occur with AndroGel and offers important information on who should not use this medicine.
  • Androjel
    AndroGel is a prescription drug used for increasing testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV segment explains how the medication works and describes what to tell your doctor before using it. Androjel is a common misspelling of AndroGel.
  • Appetite Stimulant Megestrol
    Available by prescription, megestrol is given to stimulate appetite in people with AIDS. This eMedTV resource provides an explanation on how this drug works and whether it is effective. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Articles About Impotence
    This part of the eMedTV library includes articles about impotence, a condition that is more commonly known as erectile dysfunction. These articles are meant to give a brief overview, covering topics such as possible causes and popular treatment options.
  • Articles About Peyronie's Disease
    This part of the eMedTV library includes articles on Peyronie's disease, a condition that most often occurs in middle-aged men. These articles are meant to give a brief overview, covering topics such as symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Avanafil
    Avanafil tablets are taken 30 minutes before sexual activity to help men who have erectile dysfunction. This eMedTV article presents more information on this prescription medicine, including how it works, safety issues, side effects, and more.
  • Avanafil Dosage
    This eMedTV segment examines how your doctor will determine an appropriate avanafil dosage. Other dosing instructions are included in this article, including how often you can take this medication and whether you should take it with food.
  • Avanafil Medication Information
    Avanafil tablets are used to help men with erectile dysfunction get and maintain an erection. This eMedTV page examines avanafil, with information on how this medication is taken, potential side effects, and when it may not be safe for use.
  • Avanafil Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment explains, avanafil side effects may include back pain and headaches, among others. This article takes a look at side effects reported in clinical studies of this erectile dysfunction drug, including potentially serious side effects.
  • Avanifil
    Healthcare providers prescribe avanafil to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This page of the eMedTV Web site gives a quick overview of the medication, explains how to take it, and links to more details. Avanifil is a common misspelling of avanafil.
  • Average Dose of Megestrol Tablets
    When used for breast or endometrial cancer, the average dose of megestrol can vary from person to person. This eMedTV segment further discusses dosing guidelines for this prescription drug, including some specific amounts for relieving cancer symptoms.
  • Axiron
    If you have low testosterone levels, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called Axiron. This eMedTV segment gives a complete overview of this anabolic steroid, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Axiron and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this segment of the eMedTV Web library, breastfeeding women should avoid Axiron (testosterone topical solution). This article discusses the dangers of using this drug while breastfeeding and explains what to do if your partner uses it.
  • Axiron and Pregnancy
    As a pregnancy Category X medication, Axiron (testosterone topical solution) should be avoided during pregnancy, due to the risk of potentially serious problems in the fetus. This article also explains how to reduce your risk of indirect exposure.
  • Axiron Dosage
    Many factors influence how much Axiron your doctor recommends. This eMedTV page offers important Axiron dosing guidelines, including how often it is used and how to reduce the risk of exposing people in your household to this product.
  • Axiron Drug Interactions
    Medications that can react with Axiron include warfarin, hydrocortisone, and cyclosporine, among others. This eMedTV segment outlines other drugs that may interact with Axiron and describes the potentially serious problems that can occur.
  • Axiron Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Axiron is a prescription testosterone replacement. This resource provides basic information on Axiron, including how to use the medication and what to expect during treatment. A link to more information is also given.
  • Axiron Overdose
    This eMedTV resource explains that the exact effects of an overdose with Axiron are unknown at this time. However, it's likely that the drug's usual side effects would occur, perhaps to a greater extent. This article also covers treatment options.
  • Axiron Side Effects
    Known side effects of Axiron include armpit irritation, headache, and armpit redness. This eMedTV Web page discusses these and other potential side effects, explaining how likely they are to occur and when to seek medical attention.
  • Axiron Uses
    As explained in this segment from the eMedTV library, Axiron is approved to treat low levels of testosterone in men. This article takes a closer look at the uses of Axiron, with details on how it works and whether it can be used "off-label."
  • Axiron Warnings and Precautions
    Decreased sperm count and breast enlargement sometimes occur in men using Axiron. This eMedTV article talks about the warnings and precautions associated with this testosterone product, explaining who should avoid Axiron altogether.
  • Benefits of Biotin Review
    As this eMedTV segment explains, some people may use biotin supplements to help with several health conditions, such as high cholesterol, depression, and hair loss. This Web page describes other biotin benefits, as well as its use in children.
  • Benefits of Tribulus Terrestris
    Tribulus terrestris is often claimed to be beneficial for enhancing sexual function or athletic performance. This eMedTV article lists other possible benefits of Tribulus terrestris and discusses the supplement's effectiveness for these claimed uses.
  • Best Spot for Testosterone Patch
    Apply the testosterone patch on a clean, dry area of the skin that is not irritated. This eMedTV segment further explains where the best spot is to apply the testosterone patch, with helpful tips on how to safely use this medicine.
  • Biatin
    Biotin is a vitamin that is obtained through dietary means and is also made naturally in the human body. This eMedTV Web page explains what to tell your healthcare provider before using biotin supplements. Biatin is a common misspelling of biotin.
  • Biotan
    Biotin is a vitamin that is necessary for the human body to function properly. This selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses what to tell your healthcare provider before using biotin supplements. Biotan is a common misspelling of biotin.
  • Bioten
    Biotin is a vitamin that is necessary for the human body to function properly. This eMedTV page explains that although most people obtain sufficient amounts of biotin, supplementation is needed in some cases. Bioten is a common misspelling of biotin.
  • Biotin
    Biotin is a vitamin that is necessary for several functions within the human body. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of biotin, including information on how it works, its beneficial uses, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Biotin and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that although women who are breastfeeding need a higher daily intake of biotin, supplementation in not typically needed. This page also provides the Institute of Medicine's recommendations regarding biotin and breastfeeding.
  • Biotin and Hair Growth
    Biotin is often claimed to be useful for stimulating hair growth and treating hair loss. This page from the eMedTV site explores the effectiveness of using biotin for hair growth and discusses the link between biotin deficiencies and hair loss.
  • Biotin and Pregnancy
    There is not enough scientific evidence to suggest that pregnant women need to take a biotin supplement. This eMedTV page offers more information on biotin and pregnancy, explaining how pregnant women may be at risk for biotin deficiencies.
  • Biotin Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that there are some biotin dosing guidelines, but the best biotin dose will vary, depending on several factors. This page provides Adequate Intake (AI) guidelines for biotin dosing and offers some tips on taking this vitamin.
  • Biotin Drug Interactions
    This selection of the eMedTV Web site explains that although there are no known biotin drug interactions, some medications may lead to a biotin deficiency. This page explains how antibiotics and some seizure medications may cause this deficiency.
  • Biotin Overdose
    As this eMedTV resource explains, a biotin overdose is not likely to cause any serious problems. However, you should still seek immediate medical attention if you think you have overdosed on biotin. This page also describes possible treatment options.
  • Biotin Safety
    Biotin may not be safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women. This article from the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at other biotin safety concerns and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using biotin supplements.
  • Biotin Side Effects Information
    Biotin does not appear to cause side effects for most people (even when taken at high dosages). This eMedTV page takes a look at possible side effects of biotin and describes the problems that occurred when high biotin doses were given to pregnant rats.
  • Biotin Supplements
    A true biotin deficiency is quite rare. However, as this eMedTV page explains, certain people need to supplement their diet with additional biotin. This article looks at the different reasons for using these supplements and offers a link to learn more.
  • Biotine
    Biotin is a vitamin that is obtained through dietary means and is also produced naturally in the body. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of biotin and provides a link to more detailed information. Biotine is a common misspelling of biotin.
  • Can Naftin Be Used for Nail Fungus?
    This eMedTV page examines whether Naftin can be used for treating nail fungus. This page describes specific uses for this medicine, including approved and unapproved reasons a doctor may prescribe it. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Can't Stop Scratching? What Every Man Needs to Know About Jock Itch
    Got an itch that you just can't scratch? (At least, not in public.) This eMedTV resource gives you the lowdown on jock itch, including what causes it, how it is spread, treatment options, and when you should see a doctor.
  • Cancer and Ifex
    Men who have testicular cancer may benefit from chemotherapy treatment with Ifex. This eMedTV Web selection takes a brief look at how this medicine works, what it is approved to treat, and possible off-label uses. It also links to more details.
  • Cause of Peyronie's Disease
    While researchers have not identified the specific cause of Peyronie's disease, they have formulated theories. This eMedTV segment explores physical trauma or autoimmune disease as a possible cause of Peyronie's disease.
  • Causes of Low Testerone
    As this eMedTV segment explains, infections, injuries to the testes, or diabetes may be possible causes of low testosterone. A link to more information is also included. Causes of low testerone is a common misspelling of causes of low testosterone.
  • Causes of Low Testosterone
    Diabetes, infections, and genetic conditions are among the many possible causes of low testosterone. This eMedTV resource contains a detailed list of other possible causes and describes the difference between primary and secondary male hypogonadism.
  • Checking for Testicular Cancer
    Testicular cancer sometimes can be detected when performing a monthly self-exam. This eMedTV resource explains how to perform a testicular cancer check on yourself and discusses tests doctors use to diagnose the disease.
  • Diagnosing Impotence
    Diagnosing impotence often begins with the doctor asking questions about a man's medical history, lifestyle, and medications. This eMedTV article describes the methods physicians use when diagnosing impotence, such as blood tests and a physical exam.
  • Diagnosing Low Testosterone
    To accurately diagnose low testosterone levels, your healthcare provider will order certain blood tests. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at how this condition is best diagnosed and also describes some inaccurate methods that are unreliable.
  • Diagnosing Peyronie's
    When diagnosing Peyronie's disease, a physical exam is usually all that is required. This section of the eMedTV library discusses the process used in diagnosing Peyronie's and explains why a doctor might recommend an ultrasound scan of the penis.
  • Diclofenac Patch
    The diclofenac patch is a prescription pain medicine used to treat acute pain caused by sprains and strains. This eMedTV segment further explains what the patches are used for, how the drug works, and what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Diclofenac Patch Dosage
    The standard dosage of the diclofenac patch is one patch applied to the most painful area every 12 hours. This eMedTV Web page contains more detailed dosing guidelines, including tips on how to use the skin patch.
  • Diclofenac Patch Drug Information
    As this eMedTV article explains, the diclofenac patch is used for the treatment of short-term pain. This resource gives an overview of the diclofenac patch, with information on the precautions to be aware of before using this prescription drug.
  • Do Testosterone Patches Work?
    As this eMedTV page explains, testosterone patches do work for many men who have low testosterone levels caused by a variety of medical conditions. This article offers a brief look at how these patches work and provides a link to more information.
  • Does Biotin Work?
    Biotin may be effective at treating high cholesterol, diabetes, and hair and nail health. This eMedTV Web page addresses the question, "Does biotin work?" This page also explains the research that has been done on the effectiveness of biotin.
  • Does Propecia Work?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Propecia has been shown to work in men for male pattern baldness with hair loss on the front and center of the head. However, it has not been shown to work in women or for hair loss near the temples.
  • Does Rogaine Work?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, clinical trials have studied the effectiveness of Rogaine (minoxidil) for both men and women. This article discusses the results of these studies and describes who is likely to notice more significant hair growth.
  • Does Tribulus Terrestris Work?
    Many people may wonder if Tribulus terrestris works. This eMedTV resource explores the effectiveness of Tribulus terrestris for treating angina, improving athletic performance, treating eczema, and enhancing sexual performance.
  • Does VigRX Plus Work?
    People who are looking for a "male enhancement" product may wonder if VigRX Plus works. As this eMedTV page explains, this product has never been evaluated in any published clinical studies, so it is not known if VigRX Plus is effective for any use.
  • Dosage of Sildenafil Citrate
    The starting dosage of sildenafil citrate is 50 mg one hour before sexual activity. This eMedTV page also lists the maximum recommended sildenafil citrate dose (100 mg) and factors that can affect your dosage (such as other drugs you may be taking).
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