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Medical and Medication Disclaimer

The information contained in this site provides helpful health information for veterans and clinicians. This information may not be complete and may not cover all diseases, physical conditions, or treatments. This information does not constitute medical advice or treatment. Veterans should not use it in place of a consultation with a medical professional who should be consulted before deciding on a course of treatment or deciding not to seek treatment.  This site provides only general information about medication. It does not cover all possible uses, actions, precautions, side effects, or interactions of the medicines mentioned. The information not intended as medical advice for individual problems or for making an evaluation as to the risks and benefits of taking a particular medication. The treating physician, relying on experience and knowledge of the patient, must determine dosages and the best treatment for the patient.

This information is not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of your physician. Consult your doctor regularly about matters concerning your health, particularly regarding symptoms that require diagnosis or immediate medical attention.

Privacy and Security Notice

For site security and management purposes, all transactions with this server are collected for security and statistical purposes. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for determining technical design specifications, traffic load, and to identify system performance or problem areas. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration General Schedule 20. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

General Disclaimer

Areas of this server link to other Web Information Systems providing security-related information which are operated by other government organizations, commercial firms, educational institutions, and private parties. We have no control over the information on those systems which may be objectionable or which may not otherwise conform to Department of Defense policies. Unless otherwise noted, some of the Sites listed within the pages of this server are provided by organizations outside the DVBIC Domain. These links are offered as a convenience and for informational purposes only. Their inclusion here does not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Department of Defense of any of the products, services, or opinions of the external providers. The Department of Defense bears no responsibility for the accuracy or the content of external sites.