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  • Drug Interactions With Docosanol
    There are currently no known drug interactions with docosanol. However, as this eMedTV page explains, the drug has not been studied with other topical products, such as ointments and balms, so interactions may exist that have not been discovered yet.
  • Drug Interactions With Fluocinonide Topical Solution
    Combining corticorelin or aldesleukin with fluocinonide topical solution may lead to drug interactions. This eMedTV selection takes a look at what might happen when these medicines are used together and describes how to reduce the risk of complications.
  • Drug Interactions With Fluticasone Propionate Lotion
    People who are taking aldesleukin or corticorelin may not be able to use fluticasone propionate lotion. This eMedTV page describes the negative interactions these drugs could cause with fluticasone propionate lotion and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Drug Interactions With Gatifloxacin
    This page of the eMedTV library explains why drug interactions with gatifloxacin are not expected; however, they cannot be entirely ruled out. It also stresses the importance of telling your healthcare providers about all medicines you are taking.
  • Drug Interactions With Imipramine Hydrochloride
    Many medicines can cause drug interactions with imipramine hydrochloride, including pressors and cimetidine. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may cause an imipramine interaction and describes the possible effects that may occur as a result.
  • Drug Interactions With IPV
    If you combine anticoagulant medicines or immunosuppressants with IPV, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV article describes the problems that may occur if these types of medications are combined with the polio vaccine.
  • Drug Interactions With Isotretinoin
    Drugs that may interact with isotretinoin include antibiotics and progestin-only birth control pills. This eMedTV page lists other medicines that can cause drug interactions with isotretinoin and describes the possible effects of these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Pimecrolimus
    Cyclosporine and corticosteroids are among the many products that may interfere with pimecrolimus. This eMedTV resource outlines other drugs that may cause interactions with pimecrolimus, and explains what your doctor may do to help avoid any problems.
  • Drug Interactions With the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
    Anticoagulant medications and immunosuppressants may interfere with the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. This eMedTV Web page describes some of the problems that may occur as the result of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine drug interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With the Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine may interact with certain drugs, such as warfarin and Raptiva. This article talks about these and other potential interactions, explaining the specific problems that can occur.
  • Drug Interactions With the Varicella Vaccine
    Salicylates, immunosuppressants, and anticoagulants may interfere with the varicella vaccine. This eMedTV article describes the potential effects of these varicella vaccine drug interactions and lists other drugs that may interact with the vaccine.
  • Duration of Strep Throat
    If you treat strep throat with antibiotics, symptoms should begin to improve within a few days. This eMedTV page offers more information on the duration of strep throat, including how long you will remain contagious.
  • Embrace the Mess
    Don't resist your baby's desire to participate in the feeding process. This is how babies learn. If you do not allow your curious baby to touch, mash, squish, and explore the food, you may end up having a pint-size revolt or even a toddler that will not feed himself. Expect a mess, prepare for it, and clean it up.
  • Every Child Is Different
    Picky eating advice varies so greatly because different strategies work for different children. Your neighbor's child might have responded very well to one approach, but your child may not. These differences often become very obvious once you have more than one child; siblings have a knack for being completely different from each other. Try to treat your children fairly, but remember that different approaches may be necessary for each sibling.
  • Exercise After a C- Section
    Walking is one of the most basic exercises you can do after having a cesarean section. This eMedTV segment further explores exercising after a C-section, including some tips on basic exercises and when it is considered safe to start a workout program.
  • Exercise After Pregnancy
    Pelvic tilts, Kegel exercises, and hip hikes are some exercises that improve core strength after pregnancy. This eMedTV page further discusses exercising after pregnancy, including when it is safe to start a workout plan and examples of safe exercises.
  • Facts About Strep Throat
    Cough and/or runny nose do not typically occur in someone with strep throat. This eMedTV Web resource outlines several other important facts about strep throat, including possible symptoms and treatment options.
  • Feaver Blisters
    As explained in this eMedTV page, a fever blister is a small sore that often occurs outside the mouth on the lips, cheeks, chin, or in the nostrils. This article explains what causes them. Feaver blisters is a common misspelling of fever blisters.
  • Feeding Amounts for Infants
    Depending on the age of your infant, feeding amounts and recommended foods will vary. As this eMedTV article explains, at four to six months of age, your child should start eating two to three teaspoons of iron-fortified infant cereal twice a day.
  • Feeding Schedule for Babies
    For babies, feeding schedules may change frequently. As this eMedTV article explains, due to the tiny size of their bellies, the feedings will start out small but frequent; as they grow, they will need longer individual feeding sessions further apart.
  • Feeding Solid Foods to Infants
    As this eMedTV article explains, the first solid foods to feed infants should be those that are easily digested and least likely to trigger an allergic reaction. The article talks about the process of introducing your baby to solid foods.
  • Fever Blister Cures
    There are currently no available cures for fever blisters. As this eMedTV page explains, fever blisters generally heal within 4 to 10 days, without using drugs. However, many medicines are available to decrease the severity and duration of symptoms.
  • Fever Blister Information
    Are you looking for information on fever blisters? In this eMedTV article, we take a quick look at what fever blisters are, why they occur, and how they are treated. This Web page also provides a link to the full-length article on this topic.
  • Fever Blister Medication
    As this eMedTV page explains, medication can be taken to help decrease the pain and discomfort of fever blisters; it can also speed up healing. This segment lists both prescription and nonprescription products that are available for fever blisters.
  • Fever Blisters
    Fever blisters occur as a result of direct or indirect contact with someone who has an active infection. This eMedTV article describes this condition in more detail and explains how the blisters can be diagnosed, transmitted, and treated.
  • Fifth Desease
    Fifth disease is a mild viral illness that is characterized by a rash resembling a slapped cheek. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the condition and offers a link to more information. Fifth desease is a common misspelling of fifth disease.
  • Fifth Disease
    Fifth disease is a mild illness that usually occurs in children and is caused by parvovirus B19. This eMedTV Web page explains the history, symptoms, transmission, and treatment of the disease, and links to other resources about the condition.
  • Fifth Disease and Pregnancy
    In most cases, fifth disease does not result in complications during pregnancy. This eMedTV article discusses pregnancy and fifth disease, with tips for preventing infection and tests used to confirm the presence of the virus that causes the illness.
  • Fifth Disease Cause
    A virus called parvovirus B19 is the fifth disease cause. The information on this eMedTV Web page discusses this viral cause of fifth disease, other related illnesses, and whether parvovirus B19 can be transmitted from pets to humans and vice versa.
  • Fifth Disease in Children
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, fifth disease in children is more common than it is in adults and can cause symptoms such as a rash that resembles a slapped cheek. This article discusses fifth disease and its effect on children.
  • Fifth Disease Prevention
    At this point there is no vaccine for fifth disease prevention. As this eMedTV segment explains, the best way to help prevent fifth disease is to wash your hands frequently.
  • Fifth Disease Prognosis
    The fifth disease prognosis is usually good, as long as the person who is infected is otherwise healthy. This eMedTV page discusses specific conditions, such as sickle cell anemia, that may make the fifth disease prognosis less favorable.
  • In-depth Information on Fifth Disease Symptoms
    A "slapped cheek" rash, fever, chills, and body aches are common fifth disease symptoms. This section of the eMedTV Web site describes signs and symptoms of fifth disease often seen in children, as well as those that adults with the illness may have.
  • Fifth Disease Transmission
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, fifth disease transmission most likely occurs when a person comes into contact with the respiratory secretions of an infected person. This article discusses statistics concerning transmission of fifth disease.
  • Fifth Disease Treatment
    As this eMedTV page explains, treating fifth disease usually involves lots of rest and taking medications such as ibuprofen. This article takes a closer look at the treatment options, and explains treatment of rare (but serious) cases of the illness.
  • Fifthe Disease
    Characterized by a rash that looks like a slapped cheek, fifth disease is caused by parvovirus B19. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at the condition and includes a link to more information. Fifthe disease is a common misspelling of fifth disease.
  • Finger Foods for Babies
    Your child should have the motor skills to handle finger foods around 8 to 12 months of age. This eMedTV segment lists some of the finger foods recommended for babies and explains what skills your child should have before moving to this type of food.
  • Fith Disease
    Fifth disease, as this eMedTV article explains, is most common in children and is characterized by a rash that looks like a slapped cheek. Transmission methods and symptoms are also listed. Fith disease is a common misspelling of fifth disease.
  • Fith Disease in Pregnancy
    In most cases, fifth disease does not cause problems during pregnancy. However, as this eMedTV page explains, problems can occur. Fith disease in pregnancy is a common misspelling and variation of fifth disease and pregnancy.
  • Fiths Disease
    Fifth disease is a medical condition caused by parvovirus B19. This segment from the eMedTV Web site provides a brief overview of the condition, including symptoms and treatment options. Fiths disease is a common misspelling of fifth disease.
  • Fluocinonide Topical Solution
    Fluocinonide topical solution is prescribed to treat skin problems like psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis. This eMedTV segment discusses how this steroid works to treat skin inflammation, lists potential side effects, and explains how to use this drug.
  • Fluocinonide Topical Solution Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the standard dose of fluocinonide topical solution is a thin layer applied to the affected areas of the skin two to four times daily. This article further explores this drug's dosing guidelines.
  • Fluocinonide Topical Solution Information
    Fluocinonide topical solution is available by prescription and is used for various skin conditions. This eMedTV Web selection offers more information on fluocinonide topical solution, including specific uses, side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Fluocinonide Topical Solution Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, side effects of fluocinonide topical solution may include a burning sensation or an allergic skin rash. This page lists other reactions, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical care.
  • Fluticasone Propionate Lotion
    Available by prescription, fluticasone propionate lotion is used to treat dermatitis in adults and children. This eMedTV resource describes how this medicated skin lotion works, outlines some dosing guidelines, and lists possible side effects.
  • Fluticasone Propionate Lotion Dosage
    When treating atopic dermatitis with fluticasone propionate lotion, apply a small amount once daily. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at more specific dosing guidelines with fluticasone propionate lotion and outlines helpful tips on using it.
  • Fluticasone Propionate Lotion Information
    Fluticasone propionate lotion is a drug that is available by prescription and used for treating dermatitis. This eMedTV segment provides more information on fluticasone propionate lotion, including potential side effects and general safety precautions.
  • Fluticasone Propionate Lotion Side Effects
    Stinging, dry skin, and cold symptoms are some of the possible fluticasone propionate lotion side effects. This eMedTV segment describes other potential reactions, including serious problems that need medical care and possible long-term side effects.
  • Flying With an Infant
    If you are flying with a baby under two years old, you can hold the infant in your lap at no cost. This eMedTV resource offers several helpful tips on making a flight more comfortable for you, your child, and the other passengers.
  • Formula Feeding Advantages and Disadvantages
    While formula feeding can be more convenient for a mother, it is more costly than breastfeeding. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides a list of some of the primary advantages and disadvantages of formula feeding.
  • Formula Feeding Guidelines
    At one month old, newborns are typically bottle fed every four hours. This eMedTV Web page includes some general guidelines for formula feeding, including more details on how much formula to give your child and how often your baby should be fed.
  • From Excitement to Drudgery
    When it's time for baby to start solids, the initial excitement (on mom and dad's part) soon turns into boredom or frustration. These tips can help reduce the tediousness of the feeding process.
  • Gatifloxacin
    The antibiotic gatifloxacin is commonly prescribed to treat eye infections. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed look at this drug, with information on possible side effects, dosing, how it works, and more.
  • Gatifloxacin and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that although gatifloxacin does pass through breast milk in rats when taken by mouth, whether this is true in humans is unknown, especially since it is used as an eye drop. This page stresses discussing this with your doctor.
  • Gatifloxacin and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article describes the results of animal studies on gatifloxacin and pregnancy (these studies used oral formulations). As this article explains, the benefits should still outweigh the risks before a pregnant woman uses the eye drop formulation.
  • Gatifloxacin Dosage
    Although your gatifloxacin dose will depend on the severity of your eye infection, this eMedTV segment explains that most people apply it two to eight times a day for a week. This page also provides tips to ensure the effectiveness of the antibiotic.
  • Gatifloxacin Eye Drops
    This segment from the eMedTV library presents a brief look at using gatifloxacin eye drops to treat bacterial conjunctivitis. It explains how the prescription medicine works and what to do if you are using other eyes drops at the same time.
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