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  • Famciclovir Drug Information
    Famciclovir is a medication used to treat shingles, cold sores, and genital herpes. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of famciclovir, with information on how to use it, what to expect, and what to discuss with your doctor before using this drug.
  • Famcyclovir
    Famciclovir is a medicine that is used for treating cold sores, shingles, and genital herpes. This eMedTV page offers more information on famciclovir and its uses, effects, and possible side effects. Famcyclovir is a common misspelling of famciclovir.
  • Gabapantin
    Gabapentin is a prescription medicine approved to treat epilepsy and shingles nerve pain. This eMedTV segment further explores these gabapentin uses and offers general warnings for this drug. Gabapantin is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
  • Gabapenten
    Gabapentin can be prescribed to relieve pain after a shingles infection, as well as treat partial seizures. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, possible side effects, and more. Gabapenten is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
  • Gabapentin
    Gabapentin is a drug that can be used to treat certain types of seizures, as well as postherpetic neuralgia. This eMedTV resource discusses the drug in detail, offering information on how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Gabapentin Dosing
    Factors such as age, weight, and other medical conditions can determine gabapentin dosing guidelines. This eMedTV article describes these factors in detail, provides typical dosages, and offers tips to ensure a safe, successful treatment process.
  • Gabapentin for Neuralgia
    One of the medications approved to treat postherpetic neuralgia is gabapentin. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of using gabapentin for this purpose and includes a link to more in-depth information.
  • Gabapentin Overdose
    This article on the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed discussion on what the results of a gabapentin overdose are. It lists some of the common symptoms, factors that affect the symptoms a person will experience, and typical treatment options.
  • Gabapentin Side Affects
    Drowsiness, dizziness, and nausea are possible adverse reactions to gabapentin. This eMedTV page lists both common and serious side effects, and links to more information. Gabapentin side affects is a common misspelling of gabapentin side effects.
  • Gabapentin Side Effects
    While most people have no problems with gabapentin, side effects are possible. This page from the eMedTV archives provides lists of common and rare side effects seen with the drug, as well as those that should be reported immediately to your doctor.
  • Gabapentina
    Gabapentin is a drug that can be prescribed to treat shingles nerve pain and epilepsy. This eMedTV resource discusses these gabapentin uses in more detail and lists potential side effects of the drug. Gabapentina is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
  • Gabapentine
    Gabapentin is a prescription drug used to treat nerve pain after a shingles infection and partial seizures. This eMedTV page describes the drug's forms, possible side effects, and dosing information. Gabapentine is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
  • Gabapenton
    Gabapentin is a prescription drug used for treating epilepsy and nerve pain after shingles. This eMedTV article explores how gabapentin may work and explains what forms this drug comes in. Gabapenton is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
  • Gabepentin
    Gabapentin is approved for the treatment of both partial seizures and postherpetic neuralgia. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of the drug and includes a link to more information. Gabepentin is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
  • Gabopentin
    If you have nerve pain after a shingles infection or have epilepsy, your doctor may prescribe gabapentin. This eMedTV page explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using this medicine. Gabopentin is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
  • Gabpentin
    Gabapentin can treat pain after a shingles infection, as well as certain types of seizures. This eMedTV article briefly explains how the drug works, available forms, and factors that affect dosing. Gabpentin is a common misspelling of gabapentin.
  • Generic Gralise
    There are currently no generic Gralise (extended-release gabapentin) products available. This eMedTV article explains when a generic version might become available and describes the difference between a "generic name" and a "generic version" of a drug.
  • Generic Lidoderm
    This eMedTV page explains that a generic version of the Lidoderm patch (lidocaine patch) is currently available. This article also covers how the FDA has determined that the generic version is equivalent to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Qutenza
    There is no generic Qutenza (capsaicin 8% patch) available at this time. This eMedTV article discusses why no generic versions of this medication are available and explains the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a drug.
  • Generic Valacyclovir
    This eMedTV page explains that valacyclovir is now available in both generic and brand-name form. This article talks about the drug's generic availability, including details on how the generic version compares to brand-name valacyclovir.
  • Generic Zostavax
    Zostavax is currently under a set of laws that prevent a generic version from being manufactured. This eMedTV article discusses why generic Zostavax products are not allowed to be manufactured and explains when generic "biologics" may be available.
  • Gralise
    Available by prescription, Gralise is a drug used to treat nerve pain that occurs after having shingles. This eMedTV resource discusses how the medication works, as well as its potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and available strengths.
  • Gralise and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, women should not breastfeed and take Gralise (extended-release gabapentin) unless the benefits outweigh the risks. This page further discusses this topic and lists possible problems this drug may cause in a breastfed infant.
  • Gralise and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV segment discusses why it may not be safe for pregnant women to take Gralise (extended-release gabapentin). This article explores the results of animal studies, and explains why Gralise is classified as a pregnancy Category C drug.
  • Gralise and Weight Gain
    When taking Gralise (extended-release gabapentin), be aware that weight gain may occur. This eMedTV article explains how common this side effect is, how to help control it, and what your healthcare provider may do if it continues to be a problem.
  • Gralise Dosage
    Your doctor will take into consideration how well your kidneys function before prescribing a Gralise dosage. This eMedTV page further discusses dosing guidelines for treating postherpetic neuralgia with this drug.
  • Gralise Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page describes possible interactions with Gralise and other drugs, such as naproxen, morphine, and alcohol. This page lists other products that may react with Gralise and explains how these reactions may cause complications.
  • Gralise Medication Information
    This eMedTV article offers important information on Gralise, a medication prescribed to treat nerve pain that occurs after shingles. This page covers general dosing guidelines, lists side effects, and explains how this drug may not be right for everyone.
  • Gralise Overdose
    Seek immediate medical attention if you have overdosed on Gralise (extended-release gabapentin). This eMedTV resource describes what to expect if you have taken too much of this drug, including possible symptoms and various treatment options.
  • Gralise Side Effects
    In clinical studies, common side effects of Gralise included headaches and dizziness. This eMedTV page also lists potentially serious side effects that may require immediate medical care, such as depression and hostility.
  • Gralise Uses
    This eMedTV Web article explains that Gralise is used to treat nerve pain following a case of shingles. This page also discusses how the prescription medication works and explains how it is sometimes used "off-label."
  • Gralise Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV page discusses, some of the warnings and precautions with Gralise involve a potential risk for drug interactions and the safety of using this drug while pregnant or nursing. This article also explains who should not use this medication.
  • Herpes Zoster Oticus
    Herpes zoster oticus is a common complication of shingles. As this eMedTV article explains, it may result in hearing loss and facial paralysis. This segment offers an in-depth look at the symptoms, treatment, and prognosis of herpes zoster oticus.
  • Information on Shingles
    This eMedTV article gives a basic description of shingles, with information on what it is, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated. Also included in this segment is a link to a full-length article on this topic.
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