eMedTV Flu Articles http://flu.emedtv.com/ eMedTV Flu Articles en-us http://flu.emedtv.com/1918-flu/1918-flu.html 1918 Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/1918-flu/1918-flu.html" >1918 Flu</a><br />The 1918 flu caused the highest number of known flu deaths worldwide, estimated at 50 million to 100 million people. This eMedTV article includes information and statistics related to this flu and explores whether it could happen again. http://flu.emedtv.com/1918-flu/1918-flu.html Sun, 6 Oct 2013 23:40:56 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/antiviral-drugs/antiviral-drugs.html Antiviral Drugs <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/antiviral-drugs/antiviral-drugs.html" >Antiviral Drugs</a><br />Antiviral drugs, such as Tamiflu, can be used to prevent the flu. As this eMedTV page explains, these medications can also reduce the duration of flu symptoms. This article discusses antiviral medications, including uses, side effects, and precautions. http://flu.emedtv.com/antiviral-drugs/antiviral-drugs.html Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:13:52 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-(bird)-flu.html Avian (Bird) Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-(bird)-flu.html" >Avian (Bird) Flu</a><br />Avian (bird) flu is caused by influenza viruses that occur naturally in certain types of birds. This page in the eMedTV library discusses this strain of flu in detail, including symptoms, transmission methods, and possible vaccines. http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-(bird)-flu.html Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:42:49 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-flu-symptoms.html Avian Flu Symptoms <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-flu-symptoms.html" >Avian Flu Symptoms</a><br />Cough, fever, sore throat, and upper respiratory distress are possible signs of avian flu. This page of the eMedTV archives describes possible avian flu symptoms in both birds and humans, from the mild to the potentially life-threatening ones. http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-flu-symptoms.html Tue, 29 Oct 2013 07:18:07 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-flu.html Avian Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-flu.html" >Avian Flu</a><br />The avian flu, while rare in humans, is becoming endemic in Asia and Europe. This segment of the eMedTV Web site discusses the H5N1 strain of avian flu in birds and humans, including how it is transmitted and possible vaccines. http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-flu.html Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:35:05 CST http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-flue.html Avian Flue <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-flue.html" >Avian Flue</a><br />Although the avian flu virus is highly contagious among birds, it is rarely transmitted to humans. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of this condition and provides a link to more information. Avian flue is a common misspelling of avian flu. http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avian-flue.html Tue, 22 Oct 2013 06:32:42 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/aviane-flu.html Aviane Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/aviane-flu.html" >Aviane Flu</a><br />This eMedTV page discusses avian flu, a viral influenza that most commonly affects birds. This page also explores how this flu virus may affect humans, including possible symptoms and treatment options. Aviane flu is a common misspelling of avian flu. http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/aviane-flu.html Wed, 2 Oct 2013 02:17:10 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avien-flu.html Avien Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avien-flu.html" >Avien Flu</a><br />As this eMedTV page explains, the avian flu most commonly affects birds, but it may also be transmitted to humans in rare cases. This page also describes possible symptoms of this flu in humans. Avien flu is a common misspelling of avian flu. http://flu.emedtv.com/avian-flu/avien-flu.html Wed, 9 Oct 2013 10:22:49 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/dog-flu/canine-flu.html Canine Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/dog-flu/canine-flu.html" >Canine Flu</a><br />Common symptoms of canine flu include fever, cough, and nasal discharge. This eMedTV article describes this disease in detail, including information on treatment and prevention. There are no reported cases of this flu in humans. http://flu.emedtv.com/dog-flu/canine-flu.html Sun, 1 Sep 2013 19:53:52 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/dog-flu/dog-flu.html Dog Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/dog-flu/dog-flu.html" >Dog Flu</a><br />The dog flu is caused by a strain of the influenza virus that first appeared in horses. As this eMedTV article explains, symptoms of the disease include cough and fever, and the prognosis is generally favorable with appropriate treatment. http://flu.emedtv.com/dog-flu/dog-flu.html Wed, 25 Sep 2013 23:32:28 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-shot/flu-shot.html Flu Shot <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-shot/flu-shot.html" >Flu Shot</a><br />The flu shot contains inactive viruses currently in circulation and those that are expected to circulate. This eMedTV page explains who should get a shot, where it can be obtained, and potential side effects, and also describes the new nasal vaccine. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-shot/flu-shot.html Sun, 25 Aug 2013 11:48:14 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-shot/flu-shots.html Flu Shots <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-shot/flu-shots.html" >Flu Shots</a><br />Flu shots, as this segment of the eMedTV archives explains, are based on both current and expected flu viruses. They do not cause the flu. Flu shots can be obtained at supermarkets, drugstores, and doctors' offices, among other places. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-shot/flu-shots.html Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:28:28 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-shot/flue-shot.html Flue Shot <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-shot/flue-shot.html" >Flue Shot</a><br />As this eMedTV segment explains, the main way to keep from getting the flu is to get a yearly flu shot. This article gives an overview of how flu shots are made and provides a link to more information. Flue shot is a common misspelling of flu shot. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-shot/flue-shot.html Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:52:14 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-virus/flu-virus.html Flu Virus <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-virus/flu-virus.html" >Flu Virus</a><br />The flu virus is not only highly contagious; it's also highly changeable. As this eMedTV segment points out, this helps it to spread quickly from person to person. This article explains the history of this virus, how it spreads, and more. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu-virus/flu-virus.html Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:09:10 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/avian-flu-information.html Avian Flu Information <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/avian-flu-information.html" >Avian Flu Information</a><br />Also known as "bird flu," avian flu can cause respiratory problems and other symptoms in humans. This eMedTV page offers more information on avian flu, with a link to a full-length article on this topic. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/avian-flu-information.html Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:48:28 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-complications.html Flu Complications <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-complications.html" >Flu Complications</a><br />Flu complications tend to appear after the patient starts to feel better. Symptoms include high fever, cough with mucus, and chills. This eMedTV article discusses the results of flu complications in adults, teenagers, and children. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-complications.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:17:24 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-diagnosis.html Flu Diagnosis <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-diagnosis.html" >Flu Diagnosis</a><br />In order to make a flu diagnosis, doctors look at a person's symptoms and find out whether the flu is epidemic within a community. This eMedTV segment explains how a doctor goes about making a flu diagnosis and explains why lab tests are seldom used. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-diagnosis.html Sat, 7 Sep 2013 00:37:52 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-information.html Flu Information <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-information.html" >Flu Information</a><br />If you are looking for information on the flu, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. This resource discusses what causes the flu, lists some common symptoms, and provides a link to more detailed information. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-information.html Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:12:00 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-medicine.html Flu Medicine <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-medicine.html" >Flu Medicine</a><br />As this eMedTV page explains, drugs such as Tamiflu, Flumadine, and Relenza can be used to both prevent the flu and treat associated symptoms. This article covers medications that are used for the flu, including how they work and potential side effects. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-medicine.html Wed, 25 Sep 2013 23:32:28 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-outbreaks.html Flu Outbreaks <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-outbreaks.html" >Flu Outbreaks</a><br />This segment of the eMedTV archives describes outbreaks of the flu throughout history. These outbreaks, such as the ones in 1918 and 1976, have the potential to spread quickly from person to person, especially when the strain of the virus is new. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-outbreaks.html Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:02:21 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-prevention.html Flu Prevention <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-prevention.html" >Flu Prevention</a><br />As this eMedTV segment explains, the flu vaccine is the best method for preventing the flu. However, there are certain medications that can help prevent the illness if you take them for at least two weeks during a flu outbreak in your community. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-prevention.html Fri, 6 Sep 2013 09:57:24 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-symptoms.html Flu Symptoms <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-symptoms.html" >Flu Symptoms</a><br />Sore throat, fever, and chills are a few common symptoms of the flu. This eMedTV segment explains flu symptoms in detail, including potential complications in adults, teenagers, and children. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-symptoms.html Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:24:28 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-treatment.html Flu Treatment <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-treatment.html" >Flu Treatment</a><br />As this eMedTV article explains, treating the flu generally involves rest, drinking plenty of fluids, and taking pain-relievers. This article also explains how four new drugs have been approved as well, including Tamiflu. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu-treatment.html Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:09:24 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu.html Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu.html" >Flu</a><br />The flu, a highly contagious respiratory infection, causes cough and fever in people who have it. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed look at this illness, including who is most at risk from it and how outbreaks occur. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flu.html Fri, 4 Oct 2013 20:19:17 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flue-symptoms.html Flue Symptoms <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flue-symptoms.html" >Flue Symptoms</a><br />Chills, fever, and sore throat are common symptoms of the flu. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at these and other symptoms, how long they last, and how they compare to signs of a cold. Flue symptoms is a common misspelling of flu symptoms. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flue-symptoms.html Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:43:45 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flumadine-flu-medication.html Flumadine Flu Medication <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flumadine-flu-medication.html" >Flumadine Flu Medication</a><br />Taking Flumadine at the first sign of flu symptoms may shorten the duration of your illness. This eMedTV selection explores this medication in more detail, discussing how to take it, potential side effects, and more. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/flumadine-flu-medication.html Fri, 13 Sep 2013 18:03:03 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/information-on-avian-flu.html Information on Avian Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/information-on-avian-flu.html" >Information on Avian Flu</a><br />This segment of the eMedTV archives presents a basic overview of avian flu. It includes information on how humans get the disease, symptoms, treatment, and more, with a link to even more details on this topic. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/information-on-avian-flu.html Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:04:14 CST http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/phlu.html Phlu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/phlu.html" >Phlu</a><br />The flu is a contagious infection that often results in symptoms such as fever and extreme exhaustion. This eMedTV resource briefly discusses the flu and provides a link to more detailed information. Phlu is a common misspelling of flu. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/phlu.html Sat, 5 Oct 2013 10:59:45 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/relenza-flu-medicine.html Relenza Flu Medicine <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/relenza-flu-medicine.html" >Relenza Flu Medicine</a><br />As this eMedTV segment explains, Relenza is a drug used to treat and prevent the flu. This article offers an overview of this medicine, including how to use it, and includes a link to learn more. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/relenza-flu-medicine.html Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:25:10 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/sinus-infections-(acute-and-chronic).html Sinus Infections (Acute and Chronic) <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/sinus-infections-(acute-and-chronic).html" >Sinus Infections (Acute and Chronic)</a><br />This eMedTV Web page discusses the two main types of sinus infections: acute and chronic. This includes a quick look at the symptoms and causes of both types. Also included in this article is a link to more in-depth information. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/sinus-infections-(acute-and-chronic).html Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:41:24 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/symmetrel-medication-information.html Symmetrel Medication Information <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/symmetrel-medication-information.html" >Symmetrel Medication Information</a><br />Are you looking for information about Symmetrel? This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this medication, with information on specific conditions it can treat, how often it is taken, and more. A link to more details is also included. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/symmetrel-medication-information.html Wed, 11 Sep 2013 22:01:38 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/tamiflu-drug.html Tamiflu Drug <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/tamiflu-drug.html" >Tamiflu Drug</a><br />This eMedTV article gives some basic information on Tamiflu, a prescription drug that is used to both treat and prevent influenza (the flu). This Web page also discusses whether this medication can be used to treat other types of viruses. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/tamiflu-drug.html Sat, 17 Aug 2013 13:02:07 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/the-flu.html The Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/the-flu.html" >The Flu</a><br />Fever and a cough are two common symptoms of the flu. This eMedTV Web page briefly describes this respiratory infection, with details on what causes it and how it is spread. A link to more information is also included. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/the-flu.html Sat, 17 Aug 2013 05:41:52 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/types-of-flu.html Types of Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/types-of-flu.html" >Types of Flu</a><br />This eMedTV article discusses the three main types of flu in detail, including how they are transmitted between species. Also discussed in this article are the further classifications of the flu virus and an overview of where the flu comes from. http://flu.emedtv.com/flu/types-of-flu.html Thu, 24 Oct 2013 09:54:21 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-and-breastfeeding.html Flumadine and Breastfeeding <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-and-breastfeeding.html" >Flumadine and Breastfeeding</a><br />At this time, it is not known whether it is safe to take Flumadine while breastfeeding. This eMedTV resource provides more information about Flumadine and breastfeeding, and explains why the drug is likely to pass through breast milk. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-and-breastfeeding.html Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:53:38 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-and-pregnancy.html Flumadine and Pregnancy <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-and-pregnancy.html" >Flumadine and Pregnancy</a><br />Animal studies suggest that Flumadine may not be safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV article contains more information on Flumadine and pregnancy, and describes the complications that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant rats. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-and-pregnancy.html Wed, 18 Sep 2013 22:47:03 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-dosage.html Flumadine Dosage <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-dosage.html" >Flumadine Dosage</a><br />For treating or preventing the flu in adults, the recommended Flumadine dosage is 100 mg twice daily. This eMedTV page also lists Flumadine dosing guidelines for children and includes dosing precautions for people with kidney failure or liver disease. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-dosage.html Sat, 12 Oct 2013 11:45:10 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-drug-interactions.html Flumadine Drug Interactions <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-drug-interactions.html" >Flumadine Drug Interactions</a><br />Aspirin, cimetidine, and acetaminophen are medicines that may interact with Flumadine. This part of the eMedTV site provides a list of other drugs that may cause an interaction and describes the potential effects of these Flumadine drug interactions. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-drug-interactions.html Sun, 18 Aug 2013 11:02:49 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-overdose.html Flumadine Overdose <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-overdose.html" >Flumadine Overdose</a><br />Hallucinations, agitation, and an irregular heart rhythm could occur with a Flumadine overdose. This eMedTV Web page explores other possible effects of an overdose of Flumadine and describes the various treatments that are available. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-overdose.html Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:25:10 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-side-effects.html Flumadine Side Effects <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-side-effects.html" >Flumadine Side Effects</a><br />Some of the most commonly reported Flumadine side effects include nausea, dizziness, and vomiting. As this eMedTV page explains, while most side effects are minor, some may require medical attention, such as depression, arrhythmia, or seizures. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-side-effects.html Thu, 15 Aug 2013 02:20:14 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-uses.html Flumadine Uses <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-uses.html" >Flumadine Uses</a><br />Flumadine is used for the prevention and treatment of the flu. This article from the eMedTV Web site discusses Flumadine uses in more detail and explains whether the medication is approved for use in children or infants. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-uses.html Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:28:14 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-warnings-and-precautions.html Flumadine Warnings and Precautions <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-warnings-and-precautions.html" >Flumadine Warnings and Precautions</a><br />People with kidney or liver problems may not handle Flumadine as well as others. This eMedTV article lists side effects or complications that may occur with Flumadine. Warnings and precautions on who should not use this drug are also included. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine-warnings-and-precautions.html Tue, 27 Aug 2013 07:49:38 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine.html Flumadine <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine.html" >Flumadine</a><br />Flumadine is a prescription drug used for preventing and treating certain types of the flu. This eMedTV resource explains how the medicine works, describes its effects, and offers general dosing information. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/flumadine.html Sat, 12 Oct 2013 19:05:24 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/generic-flumadine.html Generic Flumadine <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/generic-flumadine.html" >Generic Flumadine</a><br />There is only one strength of generic Flumadine -- Rimantadine 100 mg tablets. This page from the eMedTV archives describes generic Flumadine in more detail, lists its manufacturers, and explains whether it is equivalent to the brand-name version. http://flu.emedtv.com/flumadine/generic-flumadine.html Tue, 1 Oct 2013 18:56:56 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic-flu/influenza-pandemic.html Influenza Pandemic <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic-flu/influenza-pandemic.html" >Influenza Pandemic</a><br />An influenza pandemic differs from a seasonal outbreak of the flu. This eMedTV article takes a look at some of the flu pandemics throughout history and talks about whether another one is likely in the near future. http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic-flu/influenza-pandemic.html Thu, 10 Oct 2013 08:23:31 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic-flu/pandemic-flu.html Pandemic Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic-flu/pandemic-flu.html" >Pandemic Flu</a><br />The 20th century has seen several instances of pandemic flu. This eMedTV page explains the difference between a pandemic and a typical outbreak of the flu. This article also talks about what to expect in the event of another pandemic. http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic-flu/pandemic-flu.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:57:52 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic/pandemic-stages.html Pandemic Stages <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic/pandemic-stages.html" >Pandemic Stages</a><br />In order to distinguish between an epidemic and a pandemic, there are six phases that make up pandemic stages. As this eMedTV segment explains, these pandemic stages occur in three separate periods (interpandemic, pandemic alert, and pandemic). http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic/pandemic-stages.html Wed, 4 Sep 2013 13:56:00 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic/pandemic.html Pandemic <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic/pandemic.html" >Pandemic</a><br />A pandemic is an infectious disease affecting a large portion of the population of a large region. This eMedTV article offers more information on the definition of this term and provides links to specific examples of this event throughout history. http://flu.emedtv.com/pandemic/pandemic.html Mon, 14 Oct 2013 22:27:03 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/acute-pharyngitis.html Acute Pharyngitis <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/acute-pharyngitis.html" >Acute Pharyngitis</a><br />A sore throat that lasts for a brief period of time is known medically as acute pharyngitis. This eMedTV Web resource provides more detailed information on this throat condition, including various causes and possible symptoms. http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/acute-pharyngitis.html Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:30:07 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/is-pharyngitis-contagious.html Is Pharyngitis Contagious? <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/is-pharyngitis-contagious.html" >Is Pharyngitis Contagious?</a><br />It is possible to spread pharyngitis (a sore throat) to other people. This eMedTV Web segment addresses the question, "Is pharyngitis contagious?" This article also describes some of the potential causes for this type of throat infection. http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/is-pharyngitis-contagious.html Fri, 4 Oct 2013 05:38:49 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/pharyngitis.html Pharyngitis <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/pharyngitis.html" >Pharyngitis</a><br />Pharyngitis, or a sore throat, is one of the most common reasons people seek medical attention. This eMedTV Web article provides a complete overview of what causes this condition, how to diagnose it, and possible treatment options that are available. http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/pharyngitis.html Fri, 4 Oct 2013 20:19:17 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/viral-pharyngitis.html Viral Pharyngitis <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/viral-pharyngitis.html" >Viral Pharyngitis</a><br />If a sore throat is caused by a virus, it is known medically as viral pharyngitis. This page from the eMedTV Web site further discusses this throat infection, including possible causes, symptoms, and home remedies that can help reduce discomfort. http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/viral-pharyngitis.html Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:27:45 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/what-is-pharyngitis.html What Is Pharyngitis? <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/what-is-pharyngitis.html" >What Is Pharyngitis?</a><br />The medical term for a sore throat is pharyngitis. This eMedTV resource further addresses the question, "What is pharyngitis?" This article also describes some of the potential causes of a sore throat and possible treatment options. http://flu.emedtv.com/pharyngitis/what-is-pharyngitis.html Sat, 28 Sep 2013 02:54:07 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/generic-relenza.html Generic Relenza <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/generic-relenza.html" >Generic Relenza</a><br />At this time, there are no generic Relenza (zanamivir) products licensed for sale. This page from the eMedTV Web site offers information on when a generic version may become available and explains the difference between Relenza and zanamivir. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/generic-relenza.html Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:20:58 CST http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-and-breastfeeding.html Relenza and Breastfeeding <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-and-breastfeeding.html" >Relenza and Breastfeeding</a><br />This eMedTV Web page explains that although it is not known if Relenza (zanamivir) passes through breast milk in humans, it does pass through breast milk in rats. This page also explains what to do if you are taking Relenza and breastfeeding. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-and-breastfeeding.html Thu, 10 Oct 2013 08:23:31 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-and-pregnancy.html Relenza and Pregnancy <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-and-pregnancy.html" >Relenza and Pregnancy</a><br />Animal studies suggest that Relenza (zanamivir) may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV segment contains more information on Relenza and pregnancy, and describes the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-and-pregnancy.html Wed, 23 Oct 2013 04:33:24 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-dosage.html Relenza Dosage <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-dosage.html" >Relenza Dosage</a><br />For treating or preventing the flu, the recommended Relenza dosage will depend on several factors. This eMedTV page describes these factors that will affect a person's dosage and provides tips for when and how to use this inhaled medication. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-dosage.html Mon, 9 Sep 2013 11:19:45 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-drug-interactions.html Relenza Drug Interactions <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-drug-interactions.html" >Relenza Drug Interactions</a><br />Some inhalers and the intranasal flu vaccine can cause negative interactions when used with Relenza. This eMedTV page describes the problems that these Relenza drug interactions may cause and provides some tips to prevent them. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-drug-interactions.html Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:41:24 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-overdose.html Relenza Overdose <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-overdose.html" >Relenza Overdose</a><br />Breathing problems could occur with a Relenza (zanamivir) overdose. However, as this eMedTV page explains, there have been no reported cases of Relenza overdose. This page covers some of the problems that could occur and possible treatment options. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-overdose.html Thu, 5 Sep 2013 19:16:56 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-side-effects.html Relenza Side Effects <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-side-effects.html" >Relenza Side Effects</a><br />Some of the most common Relenza side effects include dizziness, fever, and joint pain. This part of the eMedTV library lists other common side effects of the drug, as well as some of the potentially serious side effects that may require medical care. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-side-effects.html Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:27:31 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-uses.html Relenza Uses <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-uses.html" >Relenza Uses</a><br />Relenza is used for the prevention and treatment of the flu virus. This selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses Relenza uses in more detail, including information on how it works and whether the medication is approved for use in children. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-uses.html Sat, 12 Oct 2013 04:24:56 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-warnings-and-precautions.html Relenza Warnings and Precautions <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-warnings-and-precautions.html" >Relenza Warnings and Precautions</a><br />Relenza may cause allergic reactions and can make some breathing problems worse. This part of the eMedTV archives describes other complications that may occur with Relenza. Warnings and precautions on who should not use this drug are also included. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza-warnings-and-precautions.html Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:39:45 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza.html Relenza <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza.html" >Relenza</a><br />Relenza is a prescription drug used for preventing and treating the flu virus. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to use it. http://flu.emedtv.com/relenza/relenza.html Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:48:28 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/antibiotics-for-sinus-infections.html Antibiotics for Sinus Infections <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/antibiotics-for-sinus-infections.html" >Antibiotics for Sinus Infections</a><br />Amoxicillin, Bactrim, and Septra are just a few of the antibiotics that may be used to treat sinusitis. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at treating sinus infections with antibiotics, including what to do if your symptoms are not getting better. http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/antibiotics-for-sinus-infections.html Tue, 29 Oct 2013 21:58:35 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/best-antibiotic-for-sinus-infections.html Best Antibiotic for Sinus Infections <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/best-antibiotic-for-sinus-infections.html" >Best Antibiotic for Sinus Infections</a><br />This eMedTV page talks about the antibiotics that may be prescribed for sinusitis. As this article explains, if your sinus infection requires an antibiotic, your doctor will select the best one for your needs, based on your symptoms and other factors. http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/best-antibiotic-for-sinus-infections.html Sat, 31 Aug 2013 07:12:42 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/cold-or-sinus-infection.html Cold or Sinus Infection <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/cold-or-sinus-infection.html" >Cold or Sinus Infection</a><br />How can you tell if it's the flu, a cold, or a sinus infection? As eMedTV page explains, there are a number of ways to tell, such as the severity of symptoms and how long they've lasted. This article explains the key differences between these conditions. http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/cold-or-sinus-infection.html Thu, 5 Sep 2013 11:56:42 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/difference-between-cold-and-sinus-infection.html Difference Between Cold and Sinus Infection <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/difference-between-cold-and-sinus-infection.html" >Difference Between Cold and Sinus Infection</a><br />Telling the difference between a sinus infection and a cold is no easy task, but it can be done. This eMedTV page explains why it can be hard to tell the difference and lists some signs that can help you make a distinction between the two conditions. http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/difference-between-cold-and-sinus-infection.html Sun, 29 Sep 2013 22:55:31 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/over-the-counter-sinus-infection-treatment.html Over the Counter Sinus Infection Treatment <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/over-the-counter-sinus-infection-treatment.html" >Over the Counter Sinus Infection Treatment</a><br />Available without a prescription, decongestants and NSAIDs are often used to treat symptoms of sinusitis. This eMedTV Web article talks about these and other over-the-counter treatments that can minimize your sinus infection symptoms. http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/over-the-counter-sinus-infection-treatment.html Wed, 9 Oct 2013 17:43:03 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/preventing-sinus-infections.html Preventing Sinus Infections <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/preventing-sinus-infections.html" >Preventing Sinus Infections</a><br />Using a humidifier and avoiding certain irritants may reduce your risk of getting a sinus infection. This eMedTV selection covers the steps you can take for sinusitis prevention, including tips on plane travel for those with chronic or acute sinusitis. http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/preventing-sinus-infections.html Sat, 31 Aug 2013 14:32:56 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/sinus-infection-and-pain.html Sinus Infection and Pain <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/sinus-infection-and-pain.html" >Sinus Infection and Pain</a><br />As this eMedTV article explains, in people with a sinus infection, pain is an all-too-familiar symptom. This Web resource outlines locations where pain is likely to occur and describes some of the medications that can help you feel better. http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/sinus-infection-and-pain.html Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:42:49 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/sinus-infection.html Sinus Infection <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/sinus-infection.html" >Sinus Infection</a><br />Also called sinusitis, a sinus infection is a condition that can cause facial pain and nasal blockage. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this type of infection, including what causes it, how it is treated, possible symptoms, and more. http://flu.emedtv.com/sinus-infection/sinus-infection.html Sat, 28 Sep 2013 10:14:21 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/spanish-flu/spanish-flu.html Spanish Flu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/spanish-flu/spanish-flu.html" >Spanish Flu</a><br />The Spanish flu is estimated to have killed several million people worldwide. This eMedTV article examines this pandemic in more detail, including what caused it, when it occurred, and whether it is likely to re-emerge. http://flu.emedtv.com/spanish-flu/spanish-flu.html Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:07:31 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/generic-symmetrel.html Generic Symmetrel <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/generic-symmetrel.html" >Generic Symmetrel</a><br />As this eMedTV page explains, generic Symmetrel (amantadine) is available in the form of tablets, capsules, or syrup. This page lists the strengths that are available for generic Symmetrel and explains why insurance may not cover the brand-name drug. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/generic-symmetrel.html Thu, 5 Sep 2013 19:16:56 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-and-breastfeeding.html Symmetrel and Breastfeeding <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-and-breastfeeding.html" >Symmetrel and Breastfeeding</a><br />This page from the eMedTV library explains that Symmetrel (amantadine) does pass through breast milk. As a result, it may cause dangerous side effects in a nursing infant, and the manufacturer recommends that women avoid the drug while breastfeeding. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-and-breastfeeding.html Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:25:10 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-and-pregnancy.html Symmetrel and Pregnancy <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-and-pregnancy.html" >Symmetrel and Pregnancy</a><br />This eMedTV page explains that information from animal studies on Symmetrel (amantadine) and pregnancy indicates that the drug may not be safe for pregnant women. For example, the drug may increase the risk of miscarriages and birth defects. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-and-pregnancy.html Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:11:17 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-dosage.html Symmetrel Dosage <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-dosage.html" >Symmetrel Dosage</a><br />As this eMedTV article explains, the recommended Symmetrel dosage will vary, depending on factors such as your age and any other medications you are taking. This page also provides some suggestions on when and how to take your Symmetrel dose. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-dosage.html Tue, 10 Sep 2013 02:00:14 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-drug-interactions.html Symmetrel Drug Interactions <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-drug-interactions.html" >Symmetrel Drug Interactions</a><br />Medicines that may cause Symmetrel drug interactions include stimulants, quinine, and FluMist. This eMedTV segment lists some of the other drugs that may interact with Symmetrel and explains what can happen when these medicines are taken together. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-drug-interactions.html Sat, 7 Sep 2013 22:38:35 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-overdose.html Symmetrel Overdose <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-overdose.html" >Symmetrel Overdose</a><br />This eMedTV resource explains that breathing problems, an irregular heart rhythm, and hallucinations are possible effects of a Symmetrel (amantadine) overdose. This page lists other symptoms that may occur and describes various treatment options. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-overdose.html Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:42:49 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-side-effects.html Symmetrel Side Effects <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-side-effects.html" >Symmetrel Side Effects</a><br />Some of the common bothersome Symmetrel side effects can include nausea, dizziness, and insomnia. This eMedTV Web article describes other common and serious side effects of the drug, including those that may require immediate medical attention. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-side-effects.html Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:07:31 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-uses.html Symmetrel Uses <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-uses.html" >Symmetrel Uses</a><br />Symmetrel is commonly used for treating certain types of flu, Parkinson's disease, and certain side effects. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at these Symmetrel uses, including information on its use in children and possible off-label uses. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-uses.html Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:50:35 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-warnings-and-precautions.html Symmetrel Warnings and Precautions <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-warnings-and-precautions.html" >Symmetrel Warnings and Precautions</a><br />This selection from the eMedTV Web site outlines several important Symmetrel warnings and precautions. For example, Symmetrel has been reported to make certain health conditions worse, such as glaucoma, epilepsy, and liver or kidney problems. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel-warnings-and-precautions.html Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:29:52 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel.html Symmetrel <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel.html" >Symmetrel</a><br />Symmetrel is a prescription drug used to treat the flu, Parkinson's disease, and certain side effects. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this medicine, including information on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and general precautions. http://flu.emedtv.com/symmetrel/symmetrel.html Sun, 6 Oct 2013 01:40:14 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/generic-tamiflu.html Generic Tamiflu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/generic-tamiflu.html" >Generic Tamiflu</a><br />Generic Tamiflu is currently unavailable. This eMedTV article explains that the medication is protected by a patent until 2016. Once the patent expires, it is expected that a generic form of Tamiflu will become available for sale. http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/generic-tamiflu.html Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:12:14 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamaflu.html Tamaflu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamaflu.html" >Tamaflu</a><br />Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is a prescription medication that is used to treat and prevent the flu. This eMedTV Web page offers a quick look at how this medication works and offers a link to more information. Tamaflu is a common misspelling of Tamiflu. http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamaflu.html Fri, 30 Aug 2013 01:51:45 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-dosage.html Tamiflu Dosage <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-dosage.html" >Tamiflu Dosage</a><br />In most cases, the recommended Tamiflu dosage is 75 mg, twice a day, for five days. As this eMedTV article explains, your dosage will vary, depending on factors such as your age and any other medical conditions you may have. http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-dosage.html Sun, 20 Oct 2013 03:11:03 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-drug-interactions.html Tamiflu Drug Interactions <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-drug-interactions.html" >Tamiflu Drug Interactions</a><br />This eMedTV article indicates that there are no known Tamiflu drug interactions. However, it is still important to discuss your current medications with your doctor before starting Tamiflu, a medication used to treat and prevent the flu. http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-drug-interactions.html Tue, 27 Aug 2013 00:29:24 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-precautions-and-warnings.html Tamiflu Precautions and Warnings <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-precautions-and-warnings.html" >Tamiflu Precautions and Warnings</a><br />This eMedTV Web page lists several important Tamiflu precautions and warnings. For example, Tamiflu has been reported to cause an allergic reaction or serious skin reaction in some people. Also, this drug should be avoided by women who are nursing. http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-precautions-and-warnings.html Sun, 22 Sep 2013 07:29:38 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-side-effects.html Tamiflu Side Effects <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-side-effects.html" >Tamiflu Side Effects</a><br />Common side effects with Tamiflu can include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. This portion of the eMedTV library describes several side effects that can occur in children and adults who are taking the drug. Most side effects of this medication are mild. http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-side-effects.html Mon, 30 Sep 2013 06:15:45 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-uses.html Tamiflu Uses <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-uses.html" >Tamiflu Uses</a><br />Tamiflu is mainly used to treat and prevent the flu. This eMedTV article explains how there may be more Tamiflu uses in the future. For example, the drug is currently being studied as a possible treatment for bird flu (avian flu). http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu-uses.html Sun, 20 Oct 2013 03:11:03 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu.html Tamiflu <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu.html" >Tamiflu</a><br />Tamiflu is a prescription drug used to treat and prevent the flu. This eMedTV resource offers a general overview of this medication, including information on possible side effects and what to do if you miss a dose. http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflu.html Mon, 19 Aug 2013 23:44:00 CDT http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflue.html Tamiflue <a href="http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflue.html" >Tamiflue</a><br />Tamiflu is a prescription drug approved to prevent and treat the flu. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the uses and possible side effects of Tamiflu. A link to more information is also provided. Tamiflue is a common misspelling of Tamiflu. http://flu.emedtv.com/tamiflu/tamiflue.html Mon, 21 Oct 2013 01:11:45 CDT