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This page contains links to eMedTV Digestive System Articles containing information on subjects from Warnings and Precautions With Sunitinib to Zegerid OTC Warnings and Precautions. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Warnings and Precautions With Sunitinib
    Wounds or sores may take longer to heal during cancer treatment with sunitinib. This portion of the eMedTV site covers important safety warnings and precautions with sunitinib, including what to discuss with your doctor before using this product.
  • Warnings and Precautions With Tegaserod
    Tegaserod may cause very severe diarrhea in some people. This eMedTV page also lists other warnings and precautions with tegaserod, such as potential drug interactions and conditions to tell your doctor about before taking it (such as renal failure).
  • What Are Alternatives to Liver Donation?
    You may choose not to continue as a possible liver donor. This video clip explains what will happen if this decision is made.
  • What Are the Alternatives to Upper Endoscopy?
    This multimedia clip discusses other alternatives to an EGD.
  • What Are the Expected Results as a Liver Donor?
    Certain results can be expected following this procedure, which this interactive video explains.
  • What Are the Ingredients in GoLYTELY Solution?
    As this eMedTV page explains, GoLYTELY contains polyethylene glycol, as well as potassium, sodium, and other electrolytes. This article takes a closer look at the ingredients in GoLYTELY solution and explains how to improve its flavor.
  • What Are the Side Effects of GoLYTELY?
    Nausea, stomach cramping, and anal irritation are possible reactions to the laxative GoLYTELY. This eMedTV article tells you what you need to know about GoLYTELY's most common side effects, including a link to more information on the topic.
  • What Are the Symptoms of Appendicitis?
    As this eMedTV article explains, common symptoms of appendicitis include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite. This page also explains how symptoms can differ among children, pregnant women, and the elderly.
  • What Are Your Alternatives to a Colonoscopy?
    This multimedia clip discusses the various alternatives to colonoscopy that are available.
  • What Does My Liver Do?
    Because the liver does so many important things for your body, you can't live without one. This video clip offers an overview of what your liver does.
  • What Does NuLYTELY Taste Like?
    Although NuLYTELY solution has a mineral-water taste, there are various flavoring packets available. This eMedTV Web selection describes what NuLYTELY tastes like and lists some of the different flavors that you can mix into this laxative solution.
  • What Happens During ERCP With Sphincterotomy?
    This interactive video describes an ERCP with sphincterotomy.
  • What Happens During ERCP?
    This multimedia clip explains in detail what happens during an ERCP.
  • What If You Don't Have a Colonoscopy?
    This video discusses what to consider when deciding whether or not to have this procedure.
  • What If You Don't Have the ERCP Procedure?
    This video explains what to expect if you choose not to have the ERCP procedure.
  • What If You Don't Have the ERCP With Sphincterotomy?
    This video explains what to expect if you choose not to have the ERCP procedure.
  • What If You Don't Have the Upper Endoscopy?
    This video discusses what to consider when deciding whether or not to have this procedure.
  • What Is a Bowel Prep?
    This video clip explains what a bowel prep is and why it's needed before a colonoscopy.
  • What Is a Colonoscapy?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, a colonoscopy is a procedure used to examine the large intestine for such things as early signs of cancer in the colon and rectum. "What is a colonoscapy?" is a common misspelling and question related to this topic.
  • What Is a Fleets Phospho-Soda Bowel Prep?
    This video clip explains what a bowel prep is and why it's needed before a colonoscopy.
  • What Is a Golytely Bowel Prep?
    This video clip explains what a bowel prep is and why it's needed before a colonoscopy.
  • What Is a Liver Biopsy?
    This multimedia segment explains in detail what a liver biopsy is and how it is performed.
  • What Is Alosetron Used For?
    Adult women who are trying to reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome may benefit from using alosetron. This eMedTV segment contains information on specific uses for this drug. It also describes how it works and why it is not safe for children.
  • What Is Appendicitis?
    Simply put, appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. This eMedTV Web page offers basic information on this condition, including causes, possible symptoms, and treatment options (such as surgery).
  • What Is Balsalazide Used For?
    This eMedTV article explains that the prescription drug balsalazide is used mainly to treat ulcerative colitis. This resource also discusses potential off-label balsalazide uses (which can include treating Crohn's disease).
  • What Is Budesonide EC Used For?
    Budesonide EC is used for the treatment of Crohn's disease in adults. This eMedTV Web page describes specific uses of the medication, explains why the drug is not approved for use in children, and discusses possible off-label budesonide EC uses.
  • What Is Budesonide ER Used For?
    Adults who have a type of inflammatory bowel disease called ulcerative colitis may use budesonide ER. This eMedTV segment explains how using this drug can help decrease inflammation and control flares. It also lists a possible off-label use.
  • What Is Carafate?
    Available by prescription, Carafate is approved for treating duodenal ulcers. This eMedTV segment explains what Carafate is, how it is used, and what to tell your doctor before starting treatment. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • What Is Colyte?
    colyte is often used to cleanse the bowel prior to a colonoscopy or other test that requires an empty colon. This eMedTV page takes a quick look at what colyte is used for, how it is used to ensure accurate test results, and more.
  • What Is Dicyclomine Used For?
    Dicyclomine uses are concerned with treating painful spasms associated with irritable bowel syndrome. This eMedTV Web page covers what dicyclomine is used for in more detail, including possible off-label uses and the use of this drug in children.
  • What Is Ethacrynic Acid Used For?
    What is ethacrynic acid used for? As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, the medication is used for treating fluid retention in people with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, and kidney disease or kidney failure.
  • What Is GoLYTELY Bowel Prep?
    GoLYTELY is a laxative that is used to empty the bowels before certain procedures. This portion of the eMedTV site explains what GoLYTELY is used for and talks about what else you will need to do as part of your bowel prep before a colonoscopy.
  • What Is GoLYTELY?
    GoLYTELY is a prescription laxative, but what is it used for, specifically? This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this product and how it works to cleanse the bowels before certain procedures. A link to more information is also included.
  • What Is Linaclotide Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, linaclotide is used to treat certain types of bowel problems, including IBS with constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation. This page examines how the drug works and explains why it is only approved for adults.
  • What Is Lubiprostone Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, lubiprostone is approved for treating chronic idiopathic constipation and two other conditions. This selection takes an in-depth look at what lubiprostone is used for. It also explains how the medication works.
  • What Is MiraLAX?
    MiraLAX is a nonprescription laxative used to treat occasional constipation. This eMedTV Web resource further describes what MiraLAX is and how it works, as well as information on general dosing guidelines and possible side effects.
  • What Is Misoprostol Used For?
    Some adults who are taking NSAIDs and have a risk for stomach ulcers may benefit from using misoprostol. This eMedTV page presents a detailed look at when a healthcare provider may prescribe misoprostol and explains how the drug works to prevent ulcers.
  • What Is Misoprostol?
    A doctor may prescribe misoprostol to certain adults taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This eMedTV article offers information on what misoprostol is and how it works to help prevent stomach ulcers and other complications in certain people.
  • What Is NuLYTELY?
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses, NuLYTELY is approved for emptying the bowels before a colonoscopy. This article takes a closer look at what NuLYTELY is and how it works. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • What Is Olsalazine Used For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, olsalazine is used for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. This resource describes how olsalazine works and also discusses potential off-label olsalazine uses (such as treating Crohn's disease).
  • What Is Ondansetron Oral Soluble Film Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, ondansetron oral soluble film is used for preventing nausea and vomiting due to surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy. This page explains how this drug works, lists possible off-label uses, and discusses its use in children.
  • What Is Orally Disintegrating Metoclopramide Used For?
    This eMedTV resource discusses both approved and off-label orally disintegrating metoclopramide uses, which range from treating GERD to relieving vomiting and nausea. This page also addresses how the drug works and whether children can take it.
  • What Is Rabeprazole Sprinkle Used For?
    Children who have GERD may receive treatment with rabeprazole sprinkle. This eMedTV segment explains how using this drug can help reduce heartburn, indigestion, and other GERD symptoms. It also lists possible off-label uses for rabeprazole sprinkle.
  • What Is Ranitidine Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, the primary uses for prescription ranitidine are to treat and prevent ulcers, GERD, and erosive esophagitis. Over-the-counter ranitidine is used to treat heartburn and acid indigestion. This page also explains how it works.
  • What Is Senna?
    This eMedTV page answers the question, "What is senna?" As this page explains, senna is a botanical product available in over-the-counter medications most often used as stimulant laxatives. It can also be used as part of "bowel prep" before a colonoscopy.
  • What Is Sunitinib Used For?
    Sunitinib is approved to treat cancer of the kidney, pancreas, or gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at the uses of sunitinib, including details on how it works, who can use it, and more.
  • What Is Sunitinib?
    Sunitinib, a prescription drug, is used to treat various forms of cancer. This portion of the eMedTV site takes a closer look at what sunitinib is used for and provides a link to a full-length article on this chemotherapy medication.
  • What Is Tegaserod Used For?
    What is tegaserod used for? As this eMedTV article explains, tegaserod is used for treating chronic idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome with constipation in women. The drug also has some off-label uses, including treating IBS in men.
  • What Is Telbivudine Used For?
    People who have chronic hepatitis B and active liver damage may benefit from telbivudine. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a look at how using telbivudine can help prevent the hepatitis B virus from multiplying and minimize damage to the liver.
  • What Is Triamterene-HCTZ Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, triamterene-HCTZ is used for treating high blood pressure and fluid retention in adults but is not approved for use in children. This page describes these triamterene-HCTZ uses in more detail and also lists off-label uses.
  • What Is TriLyte?
    This eMedTV Web page explains what TriLyte is. It gives a brief overview of the laxative, explaining how it works and how it is typically taken. A link to more detailed information on this product is also included.
  • What Results Can You Expect From a Colonoscopy?
    This multimedia clip explains the results you can expect with your colonoscopy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From ERCP With Sphincterotomy?
    This video explains what kind of results to expect following a sphincterotomy.
  • What Results Can You Expect From ERCP?
    This video discusses possible results you can expect following your ERCP.
  • What Results Can You Expect With an Upper Endoscopy?
    This video clip discusses what kind of results you can expect following an EGD.
  • What to Expect From TriLyte
    People taking TriLyte for the first time may not know what to expect. Fortunately, this eMedTV article sheds some light on this medication, including why bowel prep is necessary and what side effects may occur while taking TriLyte.
  • When to Start Bowel Prep With GoLYTELY
    GoLYTELY is usually started the night before your colonoscopy. This portion of the eMedTV site gives an overview of when and how to start your bowel prep with GoLYTELY and includes a link to more detailed dosing guidelines for the drug.
  • When to Start HalfLytely?
    This eMedTV Web segment explains when and how to start HalfLytely and Bisacodyl before your colonoscopy. This article also discusses how this product works and why it is important to empty the bowels before this procedure.
  • Why Doctors Recommend a Colonoscopy?
    This multimedia clip describes the various reasons why a colonoscopy may be recommended.
  • Why Is My Doctor Recommending an ERCP?
    This video clip explains when a doctor may recommend an ERCP.
  • Wilson's Disease
    Wilson's disease is characterized by excessive amounts of copper that accumulate in the body. This eMedTV article discusses this disease in detail, including information on its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Your First Follow-up Appointment (Liver Donation Surgery)
    This video explains what to expect at your first follow-up appointment.
  • Your Rights As a Liver Donor
    Your rights as a liver donor guarantee that you are in control of your decision to participate. As this eMedTV article explains, you should not feel pressured by outside sources, and you can change your mind at any time.
  • Your Rights as a Liver Donor
    This video clip discusses your rights as a liver donor.
  • Zegerid OTC
    Zegerid OTC is a nonprescription medicine used to treat heartburn by decreasing stomach acid. This eMedTV Web article offers an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Zegerid OTC and Breastfeeding
    One of the active ingredients in Zegerid OTC does pass through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV page further explores breastfeeding and Zegerid OTC, including details on why the manufacturer of the drug does not recommend it for women who are nursing.
  • Zegerid OTC and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, animal studies on pregnancy and Zegerid OTC suggest that the drug may not be safe for pregnant women. This page describes some of the possible risks of using this medication while pregnant, such as miscarriages.
  • Zegerid OTC Dosage
    Zegerid OTC capsules are taken once a day for 14 days to treat frequent heartburn. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at specific dosing guidelines for Zegerid OTC, and also offers tips on how to effectively and safely use this medicine.
  • Zegerid OTC Drug Interactions
    Several products can cause Zegerid OTC drug interactions, including Valium, iron, and HIV medications. This eMedTV page outlines other medications that can cause negative reactions with Zegerid OTC and describes the problems these combinations can cause.
  • Zegerid OTC Medication Information
    Zegerid OTC is an over-the-counter product used to treat frequent heartburn. This eMedTV Web article provides more information on the medication, including how Zegerid OTC works, possible safety concerns, and potential side effects.
  • Zegerid OTC Overdose
    This eMedTV article discusses the potential problems that can result from taking too much Zegerid OTC, such as confusion, vomiting, and drowsiness. This page also describes treatment options for an overdose, such as pumping the stomach.
  • Zegerid OTC Side Effects
    Headaches, dizziness, and constipation are some of the potential side effects of Zegerid OTC. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at other possible problems, including potentially serious reactions that may require immediate medical care.
  • Zegerid OTC Uses
    If you have frequent heartburn, you may benefit from an over-the-counter medication called Zegerid OTC. This eMedTV page describes how this drug works to treat conditions caused by too much stomach acid. This page also lists off-label Zegerid OTC uses.
  • Zegerid OTC Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to take Zegerid OTC if you are pregnant or have certain medical conditions. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at other important warnings and precautions with Zegerid OTC to be aware of before starting treatment.
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