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Vestibular Schwannoma - What Is Scopolamine Patch Used For?
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- Vestibular Schwannoma
A vestibular schwannoma is a tumor that develops from nerves associated with balance and hearing. This eMedTV page explains how this condition can affect one or both ears and how such tumors are diagnosed and treated, with links to specific information.
- Vestibular Schwannoma Causes
Researchers have yet to find any exact vestibular schwannoma causes. However, as explained in this eMedTV segment, scientists have identified certain risk factors that may increase a person's chances of developing the tumor.
- Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery
In cases involving a vestibular schwannoma, surgery is the most frequently used treatment option. This eMedTV page describes the potential risks and benefits associated with undergoing surgery to remove a vestibular schwannoma.
- What Is Ciprodex?
As this eMedTV article discusses, Ciprodex is approved for treating certain bacterial ear infections, including otitis media and otitis externa. This article takes a closer look at what Ciprodex is used for, how it works, and general dosing guidelines.
- What Is in Floxin Otic?
People with certain bacterial ear infections may benefit from Floxin Otic. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of what is in Floxin Otic, how it works, and why some of the inactive ingredients in this drug may cause problems for certain people.
- What Is Meclizine Used For?
Meclizine is licensed to treat motion sickness and vertigo (a spinning sensation). This article from the eMedTV site describes the specific effects of this drug, explores possible off-label uses for meclizine, and explains how the medication works.
- What Is Meclizine?
Many people may wonder, "What is meclizine?" As this eMedTV article explains, meclizine is an antihistamine medication that is approved for the treatment of vertigo and motion sickness. It is available over the counter and by prescription.
- What Is Scopolamine Patch Used For?
As explained in this eMedTV page, a scopolamine patch is used for preventing nausea and vomiting due to motion sickness, anesthesia, or surgery. It is approved for use in adults and may be used for unapproved reasons, which are listed in this article.