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  • IPOL Warnings and Precautions
    At this time, it is not known whether IPOL is safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV resource offers other IPOL precautions and warnings to be aware of and explains what you should discuss with your healthcare provider before getting vaccinated.
  • IPV
    IPV is a routine childhood vaccine that provides protection against polio. This article from the eMedTV library lists various IPV products currently available, offers information on when and how to get vaccinated, and describes how the vaccine works.
  • IPV Dosage
    Your doctor will recommend a particular dose of IPV based on the particular vaccine and your child's age. This eMedTV segment lists the vaccination schedule for both the vaccine that contains IPV by itself and combination vaccines.
  • IPV Information
    Part of a routine childhood vaccination series, IPV is used for preventing polio. This segment from the eMedTV Web site contains more information about IPV, including details on how it works and what brand names are available for this vaccine.
  • IPV Side Effects
    High fever and weakness or paralysis are some of the rare but serious side effects of IPV. As this eMedTV resource explains, however, most reactions to the vaccine are mild and do not require medical attention, such as tiredness or irritability.
  • Is Fifth Disease Contagious?
    Is fifth disease contagious? Fifth disease is contagious during the early part of the illness. This page of the eMedTV site discusses the contagious period for fifth disease, which often ends before the rash usually seen with the illness develops.
  • Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast Milk?
    How can you tell if your baby is getting enough breast milk? This eMedTV article addresses this commonly asked question, with tips on what to watch for, how to tell if your baby is hungry, and what to do if problems arise.
  • Is My Baby Teething?
    When parents hear their babies cry excessively, they may wonder, "Is my baby teething?" As this eMedTV article explains, some of the possible signs and symptoms of teething include night wakening, hardening of the lower gum line, and hand biting.
  • Is Strep Throat Contagious?
    As a contagious infection, strep throat is spread through contact with infected fluids. This eMedTV page further describes this type of throat infection, including how the bacteria that cause the infection are transmitted and how long it is contagious.
  • Is There a Fever With Strep Throat Symptoms
    As this eMedTV article explains, possible symptoms of strep include a sore throat, white patches on the tonsils, and a fever; symptoms of strep throat typically improve within a few days. This page also offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Isotretinoin
    Isotretinoin is a prescription medicine licensed to treat severe nodular acne. This eMedTV segment describes the medication in more detail, including information on possible side effects, general precautions, and tips on when and how to take it.
  • Isotretinoin Dosage
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides general isotretinoin dosing guidelines for treating severe nodular acne. This article also offers some tips on when and how to effectively take your isotretinoin dosage.
  • Isotretinoin for Acne
    Some cases of nodular acne are severe enough to require treatment with isotretinoin. This eMedTV segment tells you what you need to know about when this prescription medication is called for and includes a link to more information.
  • Isotretinoine
    Isotretinoin is a prescription drug licensed to treat severe nodular acne. This eMedTV Web resource offers a brief look at isotretinoin, including possible side effects and general precautions. Isotretinoine is a common misspelling of isotretinoin.
  • Journal Time
    With a little prep work before you travel, you can give your child a sketch pad and a box of crayons or markers and let them make a travel journal or scrapbook. They could draw a picture for various events along with way -- what you did or a map of where you went -- and write about it. They can even paste in souvenirs, ticket stubs, and other keepsakes.
  • Keep Calm
    Nothing can make you feel like a parenting failure faster than a picky eater. Take heart, though -- you're not alone, and you're probably doing many things right already. Take a deep breath, keep calm, and aim for tiny changes. Making the dinner table a battleground may work temporarily, but in the long run, a patient attitude will help everyone involved.
  • Kinrix
    Kinrix is a childhood vaccine that provides protection against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and polio. This eMedTV page explains how this vaccination works, lists possible side effects, and offers information on when and how to get vaccinated.
  • Kinrix Dosage
    The ideal, standard dose of Kinrix is one injection given at four to six years of age. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, this booster shot completes the five-dose DTaP series and the four-dose IPV series that was begun in infancy.
  • Kinrix Drug Interactions
    Warfarin, corticosteroids, and other medications may cause drug interactions with Kinrix. This eMedTV article lists some medicines that can interact with Kinrix and explains what problems may occur if these products are combined with the vaccine.
  • Kinrix Side Effects
    Common side effects of Kinrix include arm swelling, fever, and redness at the injection site. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible side effects of the vaccine, including rare but serious problems that should be reported to a doctor right away.
  • Kinrix Uses
    Kinrix is a routine childhood vaccine used for providing protection against polio and other diseases. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of this vaccine in more detail, explains how it works, and lists possible off-label uses for Kinrix.
  • Kinrix Vaccine Information
    This portion of the eMedTV site features information on Kinrix, a childhood vaccine. This article looks at the diseases that can be prevented with Kinrix, as well as what to expect. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Kinrix Warnings and Precautions
    Your child should not receive Kinrix if he or she has uncontrolled epilepsy. This eMedTV article offers more information on who should not avoid Kinrix. Warnings and precautions on what side effects may occur with the vaccine are also included.
  • Language Development in Children
    There are five stages of language development leading up to a baby's first words. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at these language development stages, which include crying, babble play, repetitive babbling, variegated babbling, and single words.
  • Learning Games for a 1-Month-Old Baby
    This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at several learning games for a one-month-old baby. This article explains how these educational games can help newborn infants improve their senses, increase body awareness, and build up body strength.
  • Learning Games for Two-Month-Olds
    Through sensory stimulation, you can help your two-month-old baby learn body awareness and social skills. This eMedTV segment describes several learning games you can do with your infant to help develop strength, coordination, and early language skills.
  • Life Lessons
    At some point in life, most kids learn how to swallow tablets and capsules. At that point, life gets much easier for parents, especially if a kid takes a daily medication. No measuring, no spilling, no mixing, and no mess. However, it is a skill that must be learned. Is your kid at least four or five years old? You can start trying to teach him or her, although some kids may be ready earlier or later. Practice with Tic Tacs or other very small candies that won't be choking hazards.
  • Losing Weight After Pregnancy
    A well-balanced diet and increased physical activity are good ways to start losing weight after pregnancy. This eMedTV page further discusses how to lose weight post-pregnancy, including tips on when and how to start a diet program that is right for you.
  • Lupran
    Men with advanced prostate cancer and children with precocious puberty may benefit from Lupron. This eMedTV resource takes a look at this prescription drug, including dosing tips and potential side effects. Lupran is a common misspelling of Lupron.
  • Lupren
    Lupron is a medicine licensed to treat prostate cancer symptoms and puberty that has started too early. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of this prescription drug and provides a link to more information. Lupren is a common misspelling of Lupron.
  • Luprin
    Lupron is a medicine used for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer and precocious puberty. This eMedTV article explains how this drug works, covers some dosing information, and lists possible side effects. Luprin is a common misspelling of Lupron.
  • Lupron
    Available by prescription only, Lupron is used to treat advanced prostate cancer and precocious puberty. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this medicine, including specific uses, how it works, how to administer it, safety precautions, and more.
  • Lupron and Blood in Urine
    There are some potentially serious side effects of Lupron, and blood in the urine is one of them. This eMedTV page explains what to do if you are using this medicine and notice blood in your urine. This article also links to more detailed information.
  • Lupron and Breastfeeding
    No studies have been done to see if Lupron (leuprolide) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV Web page discusses whether it is safe for women who are breastfeeding to use Lupron and explains what the manufacturer of the drug recommends.
  • Lupron and Mood Swings
    If you are using Lupron and notice mood swings, contact your doctor right away. This eMedTV Web selection describes some of the effects of this medicine that may require immediate medical care and offers a link to more information on this topic.
  • Lupron and Osteoporosis
    You may not be able to safely use Lupron if you have osteoporosis or risk factors for this condition. This eMedTV page lists some of these risk factors and describes some of the complications that may occur. A link to more details is also included.
  • Lupron and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains that Lupron (leuprolide) is not recommended for use during pregnancy, as it may cause fetal harm or miscarriages. This article takes a closer look at why the FDA classifies this product as a pregnancy Category X medication.
  • Lupron Dangers
    As this eMedTV article discusses, some of the potential dangers of Lupron include an increased risk for developing diabetes or osteoporosis. This page describes other reactions this drug may cause and why it may not be the best choice for some people.
  • Lupron Dosage
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, dosing guidelines for Lupron will depend on the reason this drug is being used, your weight, and various other factors. This page takes a closer look at when and how to use this subcutaneous injection.
  • Lupron Drug Information
    This eMedTV page discusses some basic information on Lupron, a drug prescribed to treat advanced prostate cancer symptoms in men and precocious puberty in children. This article also explains how this drug works and why it is not suitable for some people.
  • Lupron Drug Interactions
    If you are using insulin, metformin, or certain other diabetes medicines, you may not be able to use Lupron. This eMedTV resource lists other drugs that may cause interactions when combined with Lupron and describes the complications that may occur.
  • Lupron Injection
    Lupron is a medicine available by prescription and used in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. This eMedTV article describes other possible uses for Lupron injections, with details on how this medicine is administered and possible side effects.
  • Lupron Injection Strengths
    This eMedTV page explains that there is only one form and strength of Lupron available, but the dosage amount a person is prescribed will be determined by various factors. This article discusses these factors and offers some tips on using this drug.
  • Lupron Mechanism of Action
    By blocking the production of sex hormones, Lupron can help treat prostate cancer and early puberty. This eMedTV page explores how Lupron's mechanism of action helps to relieve cancer symptoms and stop puberty. A link to more detail is also included.
  • Lupron Overdose
    Possible symptoms of an overdose of Lupron (leuprolide) may include lethargy and heart rhythm problems. This eMedTV segment describes other possible symptoms and discusses the treatment options that may be available in cases of an overdose.
  • Lupron Side Effects
    Insomnia, headaches, and lack of energy are some of the possible side effects of Lupron. This eMedTV resource offers a detailed list of other possible problems this medication may cause, including some of the serious complications that may occur.
  • Lupron Side Effects and Children
    As this eMedTV article discusses, children using Lupron may develop side effects such as mood changes and skin reactions. This page also outlines potentially serious reactions that may occur and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Lupron Storage
    Keep Lupron at room temperature and away from light and heat. This eMedTV Web selection offers a brief look at storage information for Lupron, as well as what to look for before each use of this medicine. A link to more details is also included.
  • Lupron Therapy for Young Girl
    When used in young girls, Lupron therapy can help stop puberty that begins too early. This page of the eMedTV Web site explains how this prescription medicine works to delay puberty and provides a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Lupron Treatment for Prostate Cancer
    As this eMedTV page explains, using Lupron for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer can help relieve the associated symptoms. This article explains how this drug works to slow down the growth of cancer cells and links to more information.
  • Lupron Uses
    Lupron is prescribed to treat central precocious puberty and symptoms of advanced prostate cancer. This eMedTV resource describes how this medication works and explores specific uses of Lupron, including possible off-label uses.
  • Lupron Warnings and Precautions
    People who have certain allergies or who are taking certain medications may not be able to use Lupron. This eMedTV page describes important safety warnings and precautions with Lupron, including complications this medication may cause in some people.
  • Luprone
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, prostate cancer symptoms and precocious puberty may be treated with Lupron. This article offers a brief overview of this prescription drug and provides a link to more details. Luprone is a common misspelling of Lupron.
  • Manactra
    Menactra is a vaccine that is used to prevent invasive meningococcal diseases, such as bacterial meningitis. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of this vaccine and provides a link to more information. Manactra is a common misspelling of Menactra.
  • Medications for Head Lice
    In order to ensure the most effective results, head lice medication must be used exactly as directed. This eMedTV page describes several common medicines used to treat an infestation and offers tips to help prevent reinfestation.
  • Medicine for Pink Eye
    There are many types of pink eye medicines, including over-the-counter products and prescription drugs. This eMedTV segment lists common home remedies for the condition and explains which prescription antibiotics are available.
  • MedImmune Synagis
    Manufactured by MedImmune, Synagis is a drug prescribed to prevent serious problems due to RSV infections. This eMedTV article describes when this medication is prescribed and some general dosing instructions. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Menactra
    Typically given as a one-time injection, Menactra is a vaccine that can help prevent bacterial meningitis. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this vaccine, including information on side effects, dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Menactra and Breastfeeding
    It is considered safe for most breastfeeding women to receive Menactra (meningococcal vaccine). However, as this eMedTV article points out, routine use of the vaccine in adults is not recommended, except in certain situations.
  • Menactra and Pregnancy
    In some situations, a healthcare provider may recommend Menactra for a woman who is expecting. This part of the eMedTV site talks about pregnancy and Menactra (meningococcal vaccine), including the results of animal studies on this topic.
  • Menactra Dosage
    The recommended Menactra dose is a single injection that is typically given in the upper arm. This eMedTV selection offers more details on when and how to get vaccinated, including information on whether a booster may be recommended in the future.
  • Menactra Drug Interactions
    Chemotherapy, tacrolimus, and heparin are just a few of the drugs that can cause Menactra drug interactions. This eMedTV resource looks at the different medicines that may react with this vaccine, including what can happen as a result.
  • Menactra Side Effects
    Commonly reported Menactra side effects include pain or redness at the injection site, headache, and fever. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at side effects seen with this vaccine, including potentially serious problems that require medical care.
  • Menactra Uses
    Menactra is licensed to prevent bacterial meningitis and other invasive meningococcal diseases. This part of the eMedTV Web site talks in more detail about these Menactra uses, explaining how it works and why preventing these diseases is so important.
  • Menactra Vaccination
    A meningococcal vaccination, Menactra offers protection from bacterial meningitis and other diseases. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this vaccine, including information on its uses, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Menactra Vaccine Information
    Menactra is a vaccine used to prevent invasive meningococcal diseases, such as bacterial meningitis. This eMedTV Web page provides an introduction to Menactra, with information on the vaccine's uses, side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Menactra Warnings and Precautions
    Menactra can be given if you have a cold, but should be postponed if you are severely ill. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers more detailed precautions and warnings for Menactra, including information on who should not get the vaccine.
  • MenHibrix
    As a type of vaccine, MenHibrix is given to infants to help protect them from dangerous diseases. This eMedTV Web selection contains more information on this vaccine, including details on how it works, when it is given, potential side effects, and more.
  • MenHibrix Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the dosage of MenHibrix is standard for all children. However, the vaccination schedule may be slightly different for some children, including those who may be moderately or severely ill.
  • MenHibrix Drug Interactions
    Your child may not be able to receive MenHibrix if he or she is using immunosuppressants or anticoagulants. This eMedTV segment contains a detailed list of drugs that may cause interactions with MenHibrix and describes the problems that may occur.
  • MenHibrix Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV article, some of the common side effects of MenHibrix that were reported in clinical studies included irritability and drowsiness. This page lists other common and potentially serious problems that may occur with this vaccine.
  • MenHibrix Uses
    Children as young as 6 weeks old may receive a vaccine called MenHibrix. This vaccination, as this eMedTV resource explains, is given to help prevent dangerous diseases, such as meningitis or pneumonia. Other MenHibrix uses are covered in this article.
  • MenHibrix Vaccine Information
    To help protect your child from certain invasive diseases, he or she may receive a vaccine called MenHibrix. This eMedTV page offers more information, including what MenHibrix is used for, possible side effects, and why it is not safe for some children.
  • MenHibrix Warnings and Precautions
    If your child has febrile seizures or a bleeding disorder, he or she may not be able to receive MenHibrix. This eMedTV page examines important safety precautions to be aware of with MenHibrix, including warnings of serious complications that may occur.
  • Miconazole for Diaper Rash
    If your child has an infected diaper rash, miconazole (an antifungal) may be needed to fight the infection. This eMedTV segment explains how antifungal creams work for yeast diaper rashes and offers information on where you can find these products.
  • Middle Ear Infection Cipro
    As this eMedTV article explains, ciprofloxacin ear drops are approved for the treatment of external ear infections, but they are sometimes used "off-label" to treat infections of the middle ear. This article gives a brief overview of this unapproved use.
  • Milestone Anxiety
    If your child isn't reaching milestones as early as other babies, it's easy to worry. This eMedTV article tells you what you need to know about dealing with milestone anxiety, including what triggers it, how to cope, and why it's not always a bad thing.
  • Milestones That Matter
    Any Web site can tell you all about the standard milestones -- when your baby will likely sit up, crawl, walk, and so forth. But we've got the scoop on some baby milestones you may not have heard about, particularly if you are a first-time parent. Many of these milestones will likely have a dramatic effect on your life -- sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worse.
  • Miscarriage After Fifth Disease
    A miscarriage after fifth disease seems to occur in less than 5 percent of pregnant women with the illness. This eMedTV Web page discusses the possibility of a miscarriage after fifth disease, which seems to be most common during the first trimester.
  • Mono Symptoms
    For most people with mono, symptoms include such things as swollen glands, fever, and sore throat. This eMedTV Web page describes these and other possible symptoms often seen with mono, such as body aches, chills, and fatigue.
  • Mono Treatment
    This eMedTV article discusses treatment options for mono, such as bed rest, pain medications, antibiotics, and steroids. In many cases, treatment involves relieving symptoms of the illness while the body fights the virus.
  • Mononucleiosis
    Mononucleosis is an illness that occurs most commonly in adolescents and young adults. This eMedTV page explains how mono is transmitted and describes common symptoms of the condition. Mononucleiosis is a common misspelling of mononucleosis.
  • Mononucleious
    Mononucleosis is a viral illness characterized by sore throat, fever, and swollen lymph nodes. This eMedTV segment describes how mono is spread and explains whether treatments are available. Mononucleois is a common misspelling of mononucleosis.
  • Mononucleois
    Mononucleosis is an infectious illness that is caused by one of two viruses. This eMedTV article lists common symptoms of the disease and explains what treatment options are available. Mononucleois is a common misspelling of mononucleosis.
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