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Ethanol (Blood) Does this test have other names? Blood alcohol test What is this test? This test measures the amount of alcohol, or ethanol, in your blood. When you drink alcohol, more than 90% of it is processed by your liver. The rest leaves your body in your urine, sweat, and breath. Ethanol moves quickly from your digestive tract – mostly your stomach – and is absorbed into your bloodstream. Your blood alcohol level continues to rise for 30 to 90 minutes after you have your last alcoholic beverage. ...
Estradiol (Blood) Does this test have other names? E2 What is this test? This test measures the amount of estradiol (E2), the form of estrogen made mainly by the ovaries. E2 plays a key role in the female reproduction system. It's necessary for the development of the uterus, fallopian tubes, vagina, and breasts. Women have higher amounts of E2 during their reproductive years and almost none after menopause. Other estrogens include estrone and estriol. Estrone is the main estrogen made during menopause. ...
Erythropoietin (Blood) Does this test have other names? EPO What is this test? This is a test to measure how much erythropoietin (EPO) you have in your blood. EPO is a hormone that your kidney makes to trigger your bone marrow to make red blood cells. A normal EPO level means that your body can make healthy red blood cells. Healthy oxygen levels are linked to having enough red blood cells. For this reason, EPO levels usually rise when your body isn't getting enough oxygen. Why do I need this test? You m...
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Does this test have other names? ESR, sed rate What is this test? Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a blood test. It measures how quickly erythrocytes, or red blood cells, separate from a blood sample that has been treated so the blood will not clot. During this test, a small amount of your blood will be put in an upright tube. A lab specialist will measure the rate that your red blood cells settle toward the bottom of the tube after 1 hour. If you have a condition t...
Entamoeba histolytica Antibody
Entamoeba histolytica Antibody Does this test have other names? Amebiasis antibody test What is this test? This blood test tells your healthcare provider whether you have antibodies in your blood to the parasite Entamoeba histolytica. This parasite causes the disease amebiasis. If you have been infected with E. histolytica, your immune system may make these antibodies. Your immune system makes proteins called antibodies to attack foreign invaders like this parasite. Why do I need this test? You may need...
Endomysial Antibody Does this test have other names? EMA test What is this test? This test looks for certain antibodies in your blood that may mean you have celiac disease, an autoimmune disease. If you have celiac disease, your immune system responds abnormally to a protein called gluten. Gluten is found in wheat, barley, and rye products. Your body makes antibodies to the gluten called endomysial antibodies (EMA). These autoantibodies cause intestinal swelling and, if undetected, can damage the intest...
Electrolytes Does this test have other names? Electrolyte panel, Lytes, sodium (Na), potassium (K), chloride (Cl), carbon dioxide (CO2) What is this test? This test measures the main electrolytes in your body: sodium, chloride, potassium, and carbon dioxide. The cells in your body carefully balance fluids and electrolytes, which are electrically charged minerals. Electrolytes move fluid in and out of your cells. They carry nutrients into the cells and waste products back out. Electrolytes also help keep...
EBV Antibody Does this test have other names? Specific Epstein-Barr virus antibodies, EBV-specific antibodies What is this test? This is a blood test that checks for antibodies to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Most people are infected by this virus at some point. EBV often doesn't have any symptoms, but it can cause mononucleosis (mono) or other conditions in some people, especially teens and young adults. Why do I need this test? Your healthcare provider may order this test if you have symptoms that mi...
Ear Tube Insertion
Ear Tube Insertion What is an ear tube insertion? Eardrums are thin pieces of tissue deep in your child's ears. The space behind the eardrum is called the middle ear. It is connected to the back of the nose by a tube. This tube is called the eustachian tube. It allows air to fill this space and fluid to drain from the middle ear. But sometimes these tubes don’t work well. This may be from allergies, infections like colds, or enlarged adenoids. Adenoids are soft tissue behind the nose that helps your chi...
Enteroviruses What is an enterovirus? An enterovirus is a very common type of virus. There are many types of enteroviruses. Most of them cause only mild illness. Infections most often occur in the summer and fall. The viruses mostly cause illness in babies, children, and teens. This is because most adults have already had enteroviruses and have built up immunity. The viruses usually don’t cause symptoms, or cause only mild symptoms. Enteroviruses often cause what is known as the “summer flu.” They can a...
Epididymitis in Children and Teens
Epididymitis in Children and Teens In the male reproductive system, the epididymis is a tiny coiled tube that stores, matures, and carries sperm. There are two of them. Each sits on top of the testicles and connects them to the vas deferens. The vas deferens carries sperm to the urethra, through which sperm in semen exit the penis. Click Image to Enlarge Epididymitis is an inflammation or infection of the epididymis. Facts about epididymitis Among children, teens are most commonly affected by epididymit...
Eating Disorders and Young Athletes
Eating Disorders and Young Athletes As many parents can confirm, participating in competitive sports can help kids stay out of trouble. Rather than hanging out at the mall or in front of a video game console after school, they can enjoy regular exercise and the companionship of other players. Playing competitive sports can boost self-esteem and teach teamwork and leadership lessons. But sometimes being on a team that focuses too heavily on performance — or appearance — may trigger an eating disorder. Ab...
Endometrial Ablation Podcast
Endometrial Ablation Podcast Detailed information on endometrial ablation, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the female pelvic organs, an illustration of the menstrual cycle, and an illustration of an endometrial ablation procedure. Play Audio
Evaluation for Bariatric Surgery
Evaluation for Bariatric Surgery What is bariatric surgery? There are several different bariatric surgical procedures which help you lose weight. Bariatric surgery is a type of surgery to help you lose weight. It is an option for some people who are obese and have not been able to lose weight with other methods. Your healthcare provider might discuss bariatric surgery with you if you are obese, or if you are overweight and have a health problem such as diabetes. Diabetes and certain other health problem...
Epidural Corticosteroid Injections
Epidural Corticosteroid Injections What is an epidural corticosteroid injection? In the simplest of terms, an epidural corticosteroid (steroid) injection is a way to deliver pain medicine quickly into the body with a syringe. The medicine is injected into the epidural area. This is a fat-filled area that covers the spinal cord to protect it and the surrounding nerves from damage. Sometimes pain relief is short term. Other times the benefits continue for some time. Why might I need an epidural steroid in...
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery What is endoscopic endonasal surgery? Endoscopic endonasal surgery is a minimally invasive technique that allows a surgeon to go through the nose to operate on areas at the front of the brain and the top of the spine. A thin tube called an endoscope is thread through your nose and sinuses, giving your surgeon access to parts of your brain that would be difficult to reach using traditional surgical approaches and often require large incisions and removal of parts of the skull...
Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery Endoscopic pituitary surgery, also called transsphenoidal endoscopic surgery, is the most common surgery used to remove pituitary tumors. The pituitary gland is located at the bottom of your brain and above the inside of your nose. It is responsible for regulating most of your body's hormones, the chemical messengers that travel through your blood. Endoscopic pituitary surgery is done with an instrument called an endoscope. An endoscope is a thin, rigid tube that has a micro...
Evaluation of a First-Time Seizure
Evaluation of a First-Time Seizure What is a seizure? When your brain's electrical system doesn't work properly, a seizure can occur. Usually, your brain cells fire electrical impulses in a particular way. Certain factors can make those electrical impulses fire erratically, essentially resulting in a "short circuit" in your brain that causes a seizure. ANerv_20140205_v1_001 Although the exact cause of a seizure can't always be pinpointed, you should always be evaluated by a health care provider the firs...
Esophageal Stent Procedure
Esophageal Stent Procedure What is an esophageal stent procedure? In an esophageal stent procedure, a tube is placed in your esophagus to keep open a blocked area. The tube helps you swallow solids and liquids. Your esophagus is the muscular tube connecting the back of your mouth to your stomach. When you swallow, the muscles of your esophagus contract. They propel food into your stomach. Many health problems can partly block a portion of your esophagus. That can make it hard to swallow. The medical ter...
Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology
Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology Neurosurgery is a branch of surgery that treats conditions and diseases of the brain and nervous system. Radiology is a medical specialty that helps diagnose and treat conditions and diseases using various radiology techniques. Endovascular neurosurgery is a subspecialty within neurosurgery that uses catheters and radiology to diagnose and treat various conditions and diseases of the central nervous system. The central nervous system is made up...
Event Monitor What is an event monitor? An event monitor is a portable device used to record your heart’s electrical activity when you have symptoms. It records the same information as an electrocardiogram (EKG), but for longer durations of time. Most of these devices can transmit the recorded information directly to your health care provider. This allows him or her to analyze the electrical activity of your heart while you are having symptoms. Normally, a special group of cells begin the electrical sig...
Elbow Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation
Elbow Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation What is elbow fracture open reduction and internal fixation? Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) is a type of surgery used to stabilize and heal a broken bone. You might need this procedure to treat your broken elbow. The elbow joint is a hinge type of joint composed of three bones. The humerus (the upper arm bone) forms the joint with two bones of the forearm: the radius and the ulna. The ulna forms the bony point of the elbow. Different kinds...
Electrical Cardioversion What is electrical cardioversion? Cardioversion is a procedure used to return an abnormal heartbeat to a normal rhythm. This procedure is used when the heart is beating very fast or irregular. This is called an arrhythmia. Arrhythmias can cause problems such as fainting, stroke, heart attack and even sudden cardiac death. With electrical cardioversion, a low-energy shock is sent to the heart to reset a normal rhythm. It is different from chemical cardioversion, in which medicati...
Endovascular Repair of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm What is endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm? Endovascular repair is a type of treatment for an abdominal aortic aneurysm, or AAA. An AAA is a bulge in the wall of the large artery below your heart. The large artery is called the aorta. The bulge is caused by a weak section in the artery wall. The bulge is at risk of tearing. During the procedure, the weak section of the aorta is treated to prevent it from tearing. Your arteries are the ...
Endovenous Laser Varicose Vein Surgery
Endovenous Laser Varicose Vein Surgery What is endovenous laser varicose vein surgery? Endovenous laser varicose vein surgery is a procedure that uses heat from a laser to reduce varicose veins. Varicose veins are swollen, bulging veins that often happen on the thighs or calves. A laser is a device that sends a thin beam of radiation in the form of light. Laser surgery closes and shrinks the varicose vein and causes scar tissue within the vessel. This seals off the vein. Blood then flows through other n...
Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease
Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease What is early-onset Alzheimer disease? Alzheimer disease is the most common form of dementia. It affects your memory, thinking, and behavior. It often progresses to the point where it affects daily activities and functions. Alzheimer disease most commonly affects older adults, but it can also affect people in their 30s or 40s. When Alzheimer disease occurs in someone under age 65, it is known as early-onset (or younger-onset) Alzheimer disease. A very small number of people...
Ear Barotrauma What is ear barotrauma? Ear barotrauma is a type of ear damage. It is caused by pressure differences between the inside of the ear and the outside of the ear. It can cause pain and sometimes permanent hearing loss. The middle ear is an air-filled cavity between the inner and outer parts of the ear. It contains three small bones that help transmit sound. It also contains the opening of the eustachian tube, which connects to an area behind the nose. This tube stays closed most of the time. ...
Ectropion What is ectropion? Ectropion is an sagging or outward turning of an eyelid. It usually affects a lower eyelid. Ectropion often affects both lower eyelids. Sometimes it only affects one side. Your eyelids help protect the outer portion of your eye. The cornea is the transparent part of the eye that covers your iris and your pupil. The conjunctiva is the thin layer of tissue that covers the inside of your eyelids and the sclera (the white part of your eye). The eyelids help keep your cornea and ...
Ehrlichiosis What is ehrlichiosis? Ehrlichiosis is an illness caused by bacteria that’s spread by ticks. The bacteria are in the Ehrlichia group of bacteria. The illness causes fever, muscle aches, and other symptoms. It’s an uncommon illness that can affect people of all ages. It happens most often in the spring and summer months. This is when people have a higher risk of contact with infected ticks. Ticks are a kind of parasite. They’re related to spiders and scorpions. They feed by attaching to an an...
Ependymoma What is ependymoma? Ependymoma is a rare type of tumor of the brain or spinal cord. It can occur in both children and adults. In children, these tumors tend to be in the brain. In adults, they are often in the spinal cord. Your brain and your spinal cord make up your central nervous system (CNS). Ependymoma is a primary CNS tumor. This means that it starts in the brain or spinal cord rather than starting somewhere else in the body and spreading to the brain. Ependymoma is a kind of glioma. Th...
Eye Twitching What is eye twitching? An eye twitch is an involuntary, abnormal blinking of your eyelid. This abnormal blinking may happen many times per day. If eye twitching is severe, it can impair vision. The orbicularis oculi is a muscle of the face that closes your eyelid. The levator palpebrae superioris is a muscle that elevates your eyelid. Problems with either of these muscles (and sometimes both) may cause your eye to twitch. Other eye muscles also may contribute to eye twitching. Many people ...
Eye Cancer: Intraocular Melanoma
Eye Cancer: Intraocular Melanoma What is cancer? Cancer is when cells in the body change and grow out of control. To help you understand what happens when you have cancer, let's look at how your body works normally. Your body is made up of tiny building blocks called cells. Normal cells grow when your body needs them, and die when your body does not need them any longer. Cancer is made up of abnormal cells that grow even though your body doesn't need them. In most cancers, the abnormal cells grow to for...
Essential Tremor (ET)
Essential Tremor (ET) What is essential tremor? Essential tremor (ET) is a neurological disorder that causes your hands, head, trunk, voice, or legs to shake rhythmically. It is often confused with Parkinson disease. ET is the most common trembling disorder that people have. Everyone has some ET, but the movements usually cannot be seen or felt. When tremors are noticeable, the condition is classified as ET. ET is most common among people older than age 65, but it can affect people at any age. What caus...
Epidural Abscess What is an epidural abscess? An epidural abscess is an infection that forms in the space between your skull bones and your brain lining (intracranial epidural abscess). Quite often, it forms in the space between the bones of your spine and the lining membrane of your spinal cord (spinal epidural abscess). An epidural abscess results in a pocket of pus that builds up and causes swelling. It can press against your bones and the membranes that protect your spinal cord and your brain (menin...
Exercise-Related Heat Exhaustion
Exercise-Related Heat Exhaustion Heat-related illness can affect you as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke. This article is about heat exhaustion caused by hard exercise or work in a hot environment. What is exercise-related heat exhaustion? Exercise-related heat exhaustion is an illness caused by getting too hot when you exercise. During heat exhaustion, your body temperature rises above normal. Your brain usually keeps your body temperature within a degree or two of 98.6°F (37°C). This tempe...
Ebola What is Ebola? Ebola is a virus that causes problems with how your blood clots. It is known as a hemorrhagic fever virus. This is because the clotting problems lead to internal bleeding, as blood leaks from small blood vessels in your body. The virus also causes inflammation and tissue damage. Five different species of the virus have been found. Ebola is spread through direct contact with body fluids of people infected with it. These fluids are blood, saliva, sweat, tears, mucus, vomit, feces, bre...
Eating Well for Digestive Health
Eating Well for Digestive Health If you're like most people, you may have gas, constipation, or heartburn every now and then. These symptoms are so common that many people just live with them. But you can avoid many of these problems simply by making better food choices. Eating to avoid gas, bloating, and flatulence These uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing symptoms can be caused by swallowing too much air, eating foods that make a lot of gas, or having a reaction to a food that your system has tro...
Esophagitis Esophagitis is the irritation and inflammation of the lining of your esophagus. The esophagus is the food pipe. Because the lining of the esophagus is sensitive, many things can cause swelling and irritation. Causes of esophagitis These are some possible causes of irritation and inflammation: Stomach acid in the food pipe. If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), stomach acid leaks backward into your esophagus. If this happens on a regular basis, it may cause esophagitis. Chronic ...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis Eosinophilic esophagitis is an allergic condition that happens in the esophagus. The esophagus becomes inflamed and does not contract properly. It can get narrowed and develop rings or abscesses. The symptoms happen when your immune system makes white blood cells in reaction to an allergen. The white blood cells are called eosinophils. The condition is called eosinophilic esophagitis, or EE or EoE. It can happen at any age and is commonly seen in white males. Causes EoE is cause...
Emotions and Heart Health
Emotions and Heart Health Since ancient times, the heart has been a symbol of our emotions. But, scientists have uncovered a physical link between emotions and heart health. What the research shows Science suggests an association among stress, depression and heart disease. The association however is not completely understood, and more research is needed. Stress may affect risk factors for heart disease such as high blood pressure. Stress may also affect behaviors that increase risk such as smoking, over...
Efferent Loop Syndrome
Efferent Loop Syndrome What is efferent loop syndrome? Efferent loop syndrome is one of two "loop syndromes" that can happen after some types of gastric surgery. In a loop syndrome, a portion or "limb" of the small intestine becomes blocked. Of the two types of loop syndromes, the other type, afferent loop syndrome, is the more common. Efferent loop syndrome is quite rare. Surgeons have improved gastric surgery, so both types of loop syndromes are now less common. What causes efferent loop syndrome afte...
Everolimus Oral tablet
Everolimus Oral tablet What is this medicine? EVEROLIMUS (eve ROE li mus) decreases the activity of your immune system. Afinitor is used to treat certain types of cancer. Zortress is used for kidney and liver transplant rejection prophylaxis. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You can take this medicine with or without food, but always take Zortress the same way. Do not cut, crush, or chew this medicine...
Eltrombopag Olamine Oral tablet
Eltrombopag Olamine Oral tablet What is this medicine? ELTROMBOPAG (el TROM boe pag) helps your body make more platelets. It is used to treat low platelets caused by chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) or chronic hepatitis C infection. It is also used in patients with severe aplastic anemia when other medicines have not worked well enough. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take this m...
Etravirine Oral tablet
Etravirine Oral tablet What is this medicine? ETRAVIRINE (E tra VIR een) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Do not cut, crush, or chew this medicine. If unable to swallow whole, the tablet may be dispersed in water right before you take it. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take this ...
Expectorants with Decongestants and Analgesics Oral tablet
Expectorants with Decongestants and Analgesics Oral tablet What is this medicine? ACETAMINOPHEN; GUAIFENESIN; PHENYLEPHRINE (a set a MEE noe fen; gwye FEN e sin; fen il EF rin) is a combination of a pain reliever, expectorant and decongestant. It is used to treat fever, aches and pains, and congestion from a cold or the flu. It is also used to treat a dry cough. This medicine will not treat an infection. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the d...
Estradiol Vaginal insert
Estradiol Vaginal insert What is this medicine? ESTRADIOL (es tra DYE ole) vaginal ring is an insert that contains a female hormone. This medicine helps relieve symptoms of vaginal irritation and dryness that occurs in some women during menopause. How should I use this medicine? This medicine may be inserted by you or your physician. Follow the directions that are included with your prescription. If you are unsure how to insert the ring, contact your doctor or health care professional. The vaginal ring ...
Exenatide Solution for injection
Exenatide Solution for injection What is this medicine? EXENATIDE (ex EN a tide) is used to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. This medicine may be used with other oral diabetes medicines. How should I use this medicine? This medicine is for injection under the skin of your upper leg, stomach area, or upper arm. You will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. It i...
Eszopiclone Oral tablet
Eszopiclone Oral tablet What is this medicine? ESZOPICLONE (es ZOE pi clone) is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep and sleep through the night. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. It is better to take this medicine on an empty stomach and only when you are ready for bed. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks and ...
Erlotinib Oral tablet
Erlotinib Oral tablet What is this medicine? ERLOTINIB (er LOE ti nib) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets a specific protein within cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. This medicine is used to treat cancers including non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer. How should I use this medicine? Take erlotinib tablets by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take this medicine on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after food. Do not take with food. ...
Escitalopram Oral solution
Escitalopram Oral solution What is this medicine? ESCITALOPRAM (es sye TAL oh pram) is used to treat depression and certain types of anxiety. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Use a specially marked spoon or container to measure your medicine. Ask your pharmacist if you do not have one. Household spoons are not accurate. This medicine can be taken with or without food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more...
Esmolol Hydrochloride Solution for injection
Esmolol Hydrochloride Solution for injection What is this medicine? ESMOLOL is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to slow down a fast heart rate and reduce high blood pressure. How should I use this medicine? This medicine is for injection or infusion into a vein. It is usually given by a health-care professional in a hospital or clinic setting. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. ...
Ergotamine Tartrate Sublingual tablet
Ergotamine Tartrate Sublingual tablet What is this medicine? ERGOTAMINE (er GOT a meen) is part of a group of medicines known as ergot alkaloids. It is used to treat vascular headaches or migraines. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth. Place the tablet under the tongue and allow it to completely dissolve. Do NOT chew or swallow the tablet. Follow the directions on the prescription label. For best results take this medicine at the start of a migraine headache. Do not take this med...
Ergotamine Tartrate, Caffeine Oral tablet
Ergotamine Tartrate, Caffeine Oral tablet What is this medicine? CAFFEINE; ERGOTAMINE (KAF een; er GOT a meen) is part of a group of medicines called ergot alkaloids. It is used to treat or prevent migraine and cluster headaches. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not stop taking except on the advice of your doctor or health care professional. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine i...
Ergotamine Tartrate, Caffeine Rectal suppository
Ergotamine Tartrate, Caffeine Rectal suppository What is this medicine? CAFFEINE; ERGOTAMINE (KAF een; er GOT a meen) is part of a group of medicines called ergot alkaloids. It is used to treat or prevent migraine and cluster headaches. How should I use this medicine? This medicine is for rectal use only. Do not take by mouth. Wash your hands before and after use. Take off the foil wrapping. Wet the tip of the suppository with cold tap water to make it easier to use. Lie on your side with your lower leg...
Etoposide Oral capsule
Etoposide Oral capsule What is this medicine? ETOPOSIDE, VP-16 (e toe POE side) is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat small cell lung cancer and other cancers. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not open, crush, or chew the capsules. It is advisable to wear gloves when handling this medicine. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. Do not stop taking except ...
Erythromycin, Sulfisoxazole Oral suspension
Erythromycin, Sulfisoxazole Oral suspension What is this medicine? ERYTHROMYCIN, SULFISOXAZOLE (er ith roe MYE sin, sul fi SOX a zole) is combination of a macrolide and a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Shake well before using. Use a specially marked spoon, or con...
Erythromycin Lactobionate Solution for injection
Erythromycin Lactobionate Solution for injection What is this medicine? ERYTHROMYCIN (er ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. How should I use this medicine? This medicine is for injection into a vein. It is usually given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting. If you get this medicine at home, you will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use e...
Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate Chewable tablet
Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate Chewable tablet What is this medicine? ERYTHROMYCIN (er ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth. Chew it completely before swallowing. Follow the directions on the prescription label. It is best to take this medicine on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before or 2 hours after food. If this m...
Ertapenem Sodium Solution for injection
Ertapenem Sodium Solution for injection What is this medicine? ERTAPENEM (er ta PEN em) is a carbapenem antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. How should I use this medicine? This medicine is infused into a vein or injected deep into a muscle. It is usually given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting. If you get this medicine at home, you will be taught how to prepare and give this medicin...
Emtricitabine, Rilpivirine, Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Oral tablet
Emtricitabine, Rilpivirine, Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Oral tablet What is this medicine? EMTRICITABINE; RILPIVIRINE; TENOFOVIR (em tri SIT uh bean; ril pi VIR een; te NOE fo veer) is three antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others. How should I use this medicine? Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water and food. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take your medicine at regu...
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