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PedvaxHIB Uses - Precautions and Warnings With Gatifloxacin

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  • PedvaxHIB Uses
    The PedvaxHIB vaccine is licensed for use in children to prevent a range of bacterial-related illnesses. This eMedTV article describes these uses for PedvaxHIB in detail, with information on off-label indications and how the vaccine works.
  • PedvaxHIB Vaccine Information
    PedvaxHIB is designed to provide immunity against certain bacterial-related illnesses. This page from the eMedTV archives provides important information on the PedvaxHIB vaccine and includes a link to the complete, full-length article.
  • PedvaxHIB Warnings and Precautions
    Children who are on "blood-thinning" medications may be advised to avoid the PedvaxHIB vaccine. This eMedTV resource provides several PedvaxHIB precautions and warnings parents should be aware of before their child receives this vaccination.
  • Pentacel
    Pentacel is a vaccine that provides protection against whooping cough, tetanus, and various other diseases. This eMedTV article further explores the benefits of the vaccine, describes how it works, and explains when you should get vaccinated.
  • Pentacel Dosage
    Pentacel is given as a four-dose series, with injections at 2, 4, 6, and 15 to 18 months of age. This eMedTV segment further explains how dosing works for Pentacel and offers general warnings and precautions for the vaccine.
  • Pentacel Drug Interactions
    Sirolimus, heparin, and etanercept are some of the medicines that may cause drug interactions with Pentacel. This eMedTV page offers a more complete list of drugs that may interact with the vaccine and explores the potential risks of these interactions.
  • Pentacel Risks
    In rare cases, Pentacel may cause febrile seizures (seizures associated with high fevers in children). This eMedTV article explores other potential risks of Pentacel, including other rare but serious side effects that may occur with this vaccine.
  • Pentacel Side Effects
    Common side effects of Pentacel may include injection site reactions, fever, and lethargy. This page on the eMedTV site lists other common side effects and also describes rare but potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Pentacel Uses
    Pentacel provides protection against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and other serious infections. This eMedTV resource explains how the vaccine works for these various conditions and explores possible off-label uses for Pentacel.
  • Pentacel Vaccine Information
    Pentacel is used to prevent diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, and Haemophilus influenzae type b. This eMedTV page offers information on when the Pentacel vaccine is typically given and discusses the benefits of this particular vaccine.
  • Pentacel Warnings and Precautions
    Pentacel may not be as effective as usual in children with immune-suppressing conditions. This article from the eMedTV archives lists other precautions for Pentacel, including warnings on who should not get this vaccination.
  • Pertussis Vaccine
    The pertussis vaccine is the best method of preventing the illness also known as whooping cough. As this eMedTV segment explains, versions of this vaccine exist for children up to age 7 and for adolescents ages 10 to 18.
  • Pimecrolimus
    Pimecrolimus is a medicated cream used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis in adults and children. This eMedTV segment features a detailed look at this prescription drug, with information on side effects, dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Pimecrolimus Cream
    This eMedTV resource discusses why applying pimecrolimus cream to affected areas of the skin twice daily can help relieve symptoms of atopic dermatitis. This article also covers possible side effects and general safety issues with this medicine.
  • Pimecrolimus Cream 1%
    This eMedTV segment explains that if you have atopic dermatitis, a doctor may recommend applying pimecrolimus 1% cream to the affected skin areas twice daily. This article offers some general dosing tips and links to more specific details.
  • Pimecrolimus Dosage
    The standard pimecrolimus dose is the same for adults as it is for children as young as two years old. This eMedTV page examines some important dosing tips for this medicine, including what not to do during treatment and how to properly use this cream.
  • Pimecrolimus Drug Information
    Pimecrolimus is a medicine used to treat atopic dermatitis in adults and children as young as two years old. This eMedTV page offers more drug information on pimecrolimus, including how this prescription cream works, side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Pimecrolimus Side Effects
    As discussed in this eMedTV Web page, clinical studies have shown that 27 percent of people using pimecrolimus may develop an upper respiratory infection. This article explores some of the common and potentially serious side effects of pimecrolimus.
  • Pink Eye
    Pink eye is a condition in which the conjunctiva (a tissue in the eye) becomes inflamed. This page from the eMedTV archives explores the causes of this condition, lists common symptoms, and explains how it is diagnosed and treated.
  • Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) Information
    If you are looking for information on pink eye (conjunctivitis), this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It takes a quick look at what this condition is, lists common symptoms, and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Pink Eye Causes
    The two most common pink eye causes are a viral infection or an allergic reaction. This eMedTV resource discusses other possible causes and describes viral conjunctivitis, bacterial conjunctivitis, and allergic conjunctivitis in more detail.
  • Pink Eye in Adults
    Pink eye is a condition that can affect both adults and children. As this eMedTV article explains, however, pink eye in adults is less common than pink eye in children because adults are better at preventing infection by practicing good hygiene.
  • Pink Eye Incubation Period
    The pink eye incubation will vary, depending on whether it is caused by bacteria or a virus. As this eMedTV segment explains, the incubation period typically ranges from 12 hours to three days, depending on the particular cause of pink eye.
  • Pink Eye Prevention
    You can help prevent the transmission of pink eye by practicing good hygiene. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, good strategies to prevent pink eye also focus on minimizing any contact with secretions or contaminated surfaces.
  • Pink Eye Relief
    Bacterial pink eye can be treated with drugs, but there is no cure for viral or allergic conjunctivitis. This eMedTV Web page lists some of the things that you can do for pink eye relief while your body takes care of the infection on its own.
  • Pink Eye Remedies
    Although there is no cure for viral conjunctivitis, there are many things you can do to relieve symptoms. This eMedTV segment covers popular at-home remedies for pink eye and explains which form of conjunctivitis can be treated with antibiotics.
  • Pink Eye Symptoms
    Common symptoms of pink eye include discharge, morning crusting, and swelling of the eyelids. This eMedTV resource provides a list of other possible symptoms and explains which signs may indicate a serious condition and require medical attention.
  • Pink Eye Transmission
    Generally, transmission of pink eye occurs through direct contact with infected eye secretions. This eMedTV Web page further covers how bacterial or viral conjunctivitis is transmitted and explains how long it typically takes before symptoms begin.
  • Pink Eye Treatment
    Eyedrops, ointments, and warm or cool compresses are often used to treat pink eye. This article from the eMedTV archives describes in detail specific treatment options for viral conjunctivitis, bacterial conjunctivitis, and allergic conjunctivitis.
  • Playtime Safety
    It is important to have a playtime area that is safe for your baby. Playtime safety, as this eMedTV segment discusses, includes having a carpeted or foam floor, safe furniture, and toys that a baby can play with that don't pose a choking hazard.
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
    The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is primarily used to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease. This eMedTV page further explores the benefits of this vaccine, explains when children should get vaccinated, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, although there is only one standard dose for the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, the vaccination schedule will vary. The vaccine is given as one to four doses, depending on the person's age at the first dose.
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Information
    This eMedTV article offers some basic information on the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, which is used to prevent pneumonia and other infections. This Web page covers side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine
    The pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine is used to prevent pneumonia and other pneumococcal diseases. This eMedTV selection provides a complete overview of this vaccine, including dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine is typically given as a single dose. This resource offers more details on dosing with the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine and explains why a second injection may be necessary.
  • Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Information
    The pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine helps prevent pneumonia and bacteremia. This eMedTV page offers more information on the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, telling you what you need to know about its uses, how the product works, and more.
  • Pneumonia in Children
    As this eMedTV selection points out, pneumonia doesn't just occur in adults -- children can get it, too. This article discusses childhood pneumonia in detail, with in-depth information on its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Pneumonia Symptoms in Children
    Dry cough, fever, rapid breathing, and chest pain are some of the common symptoms of pneumonia in children. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at the symptoms that may occur in younger people, including signs that are potentially dangerous.
  • Post-Pregnancy Information
    Once your baby is born, you may face physical, mental, and emotional changes. This eMedTV article offers information on this new phase of life, with links to post-pregnancy articles that can help you make the transition.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium ES
    This eMedTV page provides several amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium ES warnings and precautions, including those relating to potentially serious reactions. This article also explains what your doctor needs to know before your child starts this antibiotic.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Ciprofloxacin Ear Drops
    This eMedTV Web page explains that ciprofloxacin ear drops may increase your risk of problems like fungal infections. Other safety warnings and precautions are discussed in this article, including information on who should avoid ciprofloxacin ear drops.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Clonidine ER
    As this eMedTV page explains, if you have a history of fainting or low blood pressure, you may not be able to safely take clonidine ER. Other precautions and warnings are listed in this article, including details on what your doctor needs to know.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Desonide Foam
    Long-term use of desonide foam may lead to diabetes, Cushing's syndrome, or other problems. This eMedTV Web selection lists important warnings and precautions with desonide foam, including why it may not be the best choice for certain people.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Docosanol
    Because knowing precautions and warnings with docosanol can help ensure an effective treatment process, this eMedTV page lists some of the most common. This includes people who should not take the drug and how to take it to achieve the best results.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Fluocinonide Topical Solution
    Using too much fluocinonide topical solution may increase your risk for Cushing's syndrome or diabetes. This eMedTV page describes other safety warnings and precautions with fluocinonide topical solution, including details on who should not use this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Fluticasone Propionate Lotion
    If you use fluticasone propionate lotion for extended periods, it may cause Cushing's syndrome. This eMedTV article provides other important warnings and precautions with fluticasone propionate lotion, including why it is not safe for some people.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Gatifloxacin
    Although rare, severe allergic reactions to gatifloxacin are possible, such as rash, itching, and swelling. This eMedTV segment provides other important gatifloxacin warnings and precautions to be aware of before using this antibiotic eye drop.
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