Men Health Topics

Featured Conditions and Diseases
Impotence generally refers to the repeated inability to get or keep an erection. This eMedTV resource explains what causes the condition, the importance of discussing it with your healthcare provider, and possible treatment options.
When the testes fail to produce sufficient amounts of the male hormone, low testosterone levels can result. This eMedTV page focuses on what low testosterone is and what causes it. A description of possible symptoms and treatment options is also included.
Peyronie's disease involves a plaque that develops on the penis in the layers containing erectile tissue. This eMedTV resource explains how pain and lack of flexibility associated with the disease can affect sexual intercourse and treatment options.
Featured Medications
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Available by prescription only, doxazosin XL is a medication used to treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including dosing tips, side effects, and safety precautions, as well as details on how doxazosin XL works.
Dutasteride is a prescription medication licensed for the treatment of an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV article highlights how it works, when and how to take it, what to do if you overdose, and potential side effects to look out for.
Dutasteride/tamsulosin is a prescription drug used to treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this product, including dosing guidelines, side effects, and safety precautions, as well as details on how this medication works.
Epimedium is a dietary supplement often used for treating sexual problems such as impotence. This eMedTV resource explores the effectiveness of this product, explains how it may work, and provides warnings and precautions for this supplement.
Finasteride is a medicine that is used to treat male pattern baldness and enlarged prostate. This portion of the eMedTV library offers a more detailed look at finasteride and its uses, potential side effects, and dosing information.
Finasteride (Propecia) is a medication that is licensed for treating male pattern baldness. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers more detailed information on this medicine and its specific uses, effects, and potential side effects.
Finasteride (Proscar) is a prescription drug that is used to treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at finasteride and its specific uses, possible side effects, and dosing information.
If you are a man with low testosterone, your doctor may prescribe a testosterone product called Fortesta. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, explaining how to apply the skin gel, what to expect during treatment, and more.
Ifex is a chemotherapy drug prescribed to treat testicular cancer after other treatments have failed. This eMedTV segment contains an overview of this medicine, with details on how it is given, how it works to kill cancer cells, side effects, and more.
Megestrol is prescribed to stimulate appetite in people with AIDS and to treat breast or endometrial cancer. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of various details on this drug, including dosing instructions, side effects, safety issues, and more.
Containing an altered form of testosterone, Methitest is used to treat low testosterone in men. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of this steroid, including information on its dosing guidelines, how it works, safety warnings, and more.
As an altered form of testosterone, methyltestosterone can help treat low testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV segment takes a look at other uses for this medicine, describes general dosing guidelines, and lists potential side effects.
Myoplex is a nutritional line of products that come in the form of beverages, shakes, or bars. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of these items, including the potential benefits, dosing information, and some general precautions.
Naftin is a type of antifungal medication used to treat athlete's foot, ringworm, and jock itch. This eMedTV article contains a detailed overview of this product, including how it works, instructions for using it properly, side effects, and more.
Orally disintegrating vardenafil is a drug that treats erectile dysfunction. This page of the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
Propecia is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat male pattern baldness. This page on the eMedTV site further describes Propecia and its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects to look out for.
Robaxin is a drug that helps treat muscle spasms. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth overview of this medication, with information on safety precautions, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Rogaine is an over-the-counter (OTC) drug licensed to treat male and female pattern hair loss. This page on the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at this drug and its effects, dosing information, potential side effects, safety precautions, and more.
Sildenafil citrate is commonly prescribed as a treatment for erectile dysfunction. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed overview of the drug, including how long it takes to start working and what to tell your healthcare provider before taking it.
Silodosin is a prescription medicine commonly used to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV Web page describes how the medication works, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
Available by prescription only, Striant is a drug used for the treatment of low testosterone. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this anabolic steroid, including how it works, when to use it, possible side effects, and more.
Tadalafil is a prescription drug used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) and enlarged prostate symptoms. This eMedTV page provides information on the drug's side effects, dosing, potential drug interactions, and more.
Tamsulosin is a drug that is used to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV resource explains how tamsulosin works, lists some of its potential side effects, and offers several tips on how to take tamsulosin correctly.
Testim is a skin gel often prescribed for the treatment of low testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, explains how to use the gel, and lists some of the side effects that have been reported with this medicine.
Testopel is a prescription medicine licensed to increase testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV Web selection explains how these pellets work, outlines some general dosing guidelines, describes some of the potential side effects, and more.
Testosterone cypionate is a prescription drug used in the treatment of low testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV resource explains how this hormone medicine works, offers dosing information, lists possible side effects, and more.
Testosterone enanthate is an injected medication used to raise testosterone levels within the body. This eMedTV segment offers a complete overview of this prescription drug, with information on how to use it, what to expect, and more.
The testosterone patch is a medicine approved to help increase testosterone levels in men. This eMedTV Web page explores this drug in more detail, with information on dosing, possible side effects, and what you should know before starting treatment.
Available by prescription only, Testred is a medication used in the treatment of low testosterone levels. This eMedTV resource discusses what you should know before taking this drug, explains how it works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Tribulus terrestris is a popular ingredient in supplements used for enhancing sexual function. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible benefits of this plant, explains what side effects may occur, and explores the product's effectiveness.
Vardenafil is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This part of the eMedTV library gives an overview of this medication, including information about its effectiveness, potential drug interactions, and side effects.
VigRX Plus is a "natural male enhancement" supplement that is claimed to treat impotence. This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of VigRX Plus, including information on the safety and effectiveness of this product, as well as possible side effects.
Featured Anatomy
There are three layers of skin that work together to protect you and keep you healthy. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at skin, including information on what it is made of, as well as a description of what each layer does.
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.
Featured Other
If you've got questions about male pattern baldness, check out this eMedTV selection. It explains what every man ought to know about hair loss, including why it occurs, who is most likely to be affected by it, whether it can be treated, and more.
Do you know what testicular torsion is? Do you know what to do if it occurs? This eMedTV segment presents eight important facts every man should know about testicular torsion, including symptoms, treatment, how it affects fertility, and more.
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