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Imipramine Hydrochloride - IPOL Vaccine Information

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  • Imipramine Hydrochloride
    Imipramine hydrochloride is a prescription drug used to treat both depression and bedwetting. This eMedTV article discusses the drug in more detail, including how the drug works, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Imipramine Hydrochloride Dosing
    For treatment of depression, most people start with an imipramine hydrochloride dose of 75 mg per day. This eMedTV Web page also offers imipramine hydrochloride dosing guidelines for children who have problems with bedwetting.
  • Increlex
    Increlex is a drug licensed to treat children who have growth failure due to the lack of a certain hormone. This eMedTV article features more details on this prescription medicine, with information on how it works, dosing tips, side effects, and more.
  • Increlex and Adults
    As described in this page from the eMedTV Web library, Increlex is licensed to treat children who have growth problems. This article describes how this drug works and explains why Increlex is not approved for adults. It also links to more information.
  • Increlex and Breastfeeding
    No research has been done to determine whether Increlex (mecasermin) passes through human breast milk. This eMedTV Web selection provides an explanation on why the manufacturer of Increlex advises women to use the drug with caution while breastfeeding.
  • Increlex and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Increlex (mecasermin) as a pregnancy Category C drug. This eMedTV Web page looks at the reasons why this drug may not be safe for use in pregnant women. It also discusses the animal research that has been done on this topic.
  • Increlex Dosage
    As this eMedTV resource explains, your child's Increlex dosage will be determined based on weight, response to the medicine, and how he or she tolerates it. This article provides step-by-step dosing instructions and tips for giving these injections.
  • Increlex Drug Interactions
    Although there are no documented drug interactions with Increlex at this time, this eMedTV article explains why it's important to tell your child's doctor about all medications, vitamins, and supplements your child is taking before receiving Increlex.
  • Increlex Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Increlex is prescribed to treat growth problems in children. This page offers more information on this medication, including safety issues associated with Increlex.
  • Increlex Overdose
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, an Increlex (mecasermin) overdose can lead to complications that require immediate medical treatment. This article examines possible overdose effects and describes some of the ways to treat these complications.
  • Increlex Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, side effects are possible with Increlex and can include snoring, headaches, and hearing problems. This article also discusses some potentially serious problems that can occur, which require urgent medical attention.
  • Increlex Uses
    Increlex is a hormone treatment given to children and adolescents who have growth problems. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at specific uses for Increlex and explains how this drug works. It also lists some unapproved uses for the drug.
  • Increlex Warnings and Precautions
    Children who have cancer or certain causes of growth failure may not be able to use Increlex safely. This eMedTV Web selection includes other Increlex safety precautions to review, including warnings of potentially dangerous complications that may occur.
  • Incubation Period for Strep Throat
    It typically takes about two to four days for symptoms of strep to start after being infected. This eMedTV Web article further discusses the incubation period for strep throat and describes some of the possible ways this infection is spread.
  • Infanrix
    Infanrix is a childhood vaccine that provides protection against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis. This eMedTV resource describes the benefits of this medication, explains how it works, and offers information on when and how to get vaccinated.
  • Infanrix Dosage
    There is only one standard Infanrix dose, but there is some flexibility in the vaccination schedule. This eMedTV segment lists when each of the five injections should be given and explains what to do if your child's vaccines are interrupted.
  • Infanrix Drug Interactions
    Warfarin, corticosteroids, and cyclosporine are some of the drugs that may cause Infanrix interactions. This eMedTV article lists other medications that may react negatively with the vaccine and describes the effects of these interactions.
  • Infanrix Side Effects
    Common side effects of Infanrix may include redness at the injection site, drowsiness, and loss of appetite. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects, including rare but serious problems that should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Infanrix Uses
    Infanrix provides protection against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis. This article from the eMedTV Web site further discusses the approved uses for Infanrix, describes how the vaccine works, and explains whether it is approved for use in adults.
  • Infanrix Vaccine Information
    Infanrix is used to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis in infants and young children. This eMedTV article offers more information about Infanrix, including details on how the vaccine works, when it is given, and what side effects may occur.
  • Infanrix Warnings and Precautions
    If your child has a moderate or severe illness, it may be best to postpone Infanrix. This eMedTV Web page lists other precautions and warnings with Infanrix, including details on what side effects or complications may occur with this vaccine.
  • Infant Colic
    If your baby cries for three hours straight, three days a week for three weeks, she may have infant colic. This eMedTV article describes this condition in detail, with information on possible risk factors and tips on coping with a newborn who has it.
  • Infant Developmental Milestones
    Being able to sit up is an important milestone in your infant's development. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of how baby milestones are measured, with a reminder that each child develops at his or her own pace.
  • Infant Developmental Milestones -- 3 to 6 Months
    As this eMedTV page discusses, some of the infant developmental milestones for babies age 3 to 6 months may include rolling over in both directions and smiling and laughing spontaneously. This article further describes other developmental milestones.
  • Infant Developmental Milestones -- 6 to 9 Months
    As this eMedTV page explains, sitting up unassisted, waving bye-bye, and passing small objects to you are some of the possible infant developmental milestones your baby may achieve by 6 to 9 months of age. Other milestones are also listed.
  • Infant Developmental Milestones -- The First 3 Months
    By the time your baby is three months old, he or she may have reached several developmental milestones. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at these infant developmental milestones, including physical, language, fine motor, and personal skills.
  • Infant Eating Schedule
    As this eMedTV page explains, a baby starts with a diet that consists only of breast milk or formula but will gradually start eating more solid foods. This article talks more about the eating schedule for infants younger than a year old.
  • Infant Feeding Chart
    An infant's diet will progress dramatically in their first year of life. This eMedTV Web page discusses some of the diet changes that a baby will experience in their first year and provides a link to access a standard chart for infant feeding.
  • Infant Feeding Schedule
    An infant's diet starts out as complete liquid but gradually includes solid foods by the first year. This eMedTV Web page provides a chart that illustrates a typical feeding schedule for infants during their first year of life.
  • Infant Formula Feeding
    If you are trying to learn how much formula to give your baby, it can help to refer to a chart. This eMedTV page explains how a baby's diet will change and includes a feeding chart that shows the amount of infant formula they need per day.
  • Infant Formula Feeding Chart
    There are certain guidelines to follow if you are bottle feeding your newborn. This eMedTV resource provides a feeding chart for parents using infant formula and explains how to easily calculate the amount per feeding for your baby.
  • Infant Playtime
    Making infant playtime a positive learning experience can be fun for both you and your baby. This eMedTV page discusses the timing, safety, and activities involved in building a perfect playtime plan. This page also offers tips on language development.
  • Infant Teething and Fever
    When an infant is teething, fever may occur. As this article from the eMedTV library explains, however, a fever could also be an indicator of a more serious condition, such as an infection. Do not assume that a fever in a baby is caused by teething.
  • Infant Tylenol
    Infant Tylenol is a pain reliever and fever reducer available over the counter for children under age three. This eMedTV article offers more information on this product, including its effects, dosing, possible side effects, and more.
  • Infant Tylenol Dosage
    Your child's doctor can give recommendations for a dosage of infant Tylenol based on your child's condition. This eMedTV page discusses dosing for children under age two and offers dosage guidelines for children two to three years old.
  • Infant Tylenol Drops -- Information
    Formerly sold in the form of drops, Infants' Tylenol is now available in a new version. This selection from the eMedTV library offers more information on the differences between the drops and oral solution, with a link to learn more.
  • Infant Tylenol Drug Interactions
    Drugs such as isoniazid, warfarin, and carbamazepine may interact with infant Tylenol. Drug interactions, as this eMedTV resource explains, may affect the way the body handles infant Tylenol, making both drugs less effective and/or more toxic.
  • Infant Tylenol Side Effects
    Rare but possible infant Tylenol side effects may include irritability, diarrhea, and liver failure. As this eMedTV segment explains, serious side effects of infant Tylenol are not likely to occur unless you give your child too much Tylenol.
  • Infant Tylenol Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, infant Tylenol is used for treating conditions such as sore throat, flu, and toothaches in children under age three. This article describes infant Tylenol uses in more detail and explains how the medication works.
  • Infant Tylenol Warnings and Precautions
    Some children who are allergic to salicylates may also be allergic to infant Tylenol. This eMedTV Web page includes other infant Tylenol warnings and precautions, including information on what you should know before giving the drug to your child.
  • Infant Tylonol
    Infant Tylenol can be given to children under age three for reducing fever and relieving pain. This eMedTV page briefly explains how infant Tylenol works and links to more detailed information. Infant Tylonol is a common misspelling of Infant Tylenol.
  • Infantile Colic
    As this page from the eMedTV site explains, infantile colic is usually defined as a baby who cries for more than three hours straight at least three days a week for more than three weeks. This page also covers possible causes and how long colic lasts.
  • Info on Atrovent Nasal Spray
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Atrovent nasal spray is used for the treatment of a runny nose. This article provides some basic drug information on Atrovent nasal spray, including a list of side effects that may occur with this product.
  • Info on Scoliosis
    This selection from the eMedTV archives takes a quick look at scoliosis, explaining what it is, who it affects, and what kinds of treatments are available. A link to more detailed info on scoliosis is also provided.
  • Information on Acetaminophen Suppositories
    Acetaminophen suppositories are useful when a person cannot take this medication by mouth. This eMedTV article gives an overview of acetaminophen suppositories, with information on how often they are taken. A link to more information is also included.
  • Information on Fifth Disease
    Are you looking for information on fifth disease? This eMedTV article lists possible symptoms, explains how the illness is transmitted, and describes the goal of treatment. There is also a link to a detailed article on this topic.
  • Information on Mono
    This selection from the eMedTV site offers some basic information on mononucleosis ("mono"). It gives an overview of mono's causes, symptoms, and treatment options. Also included is a link to more in-depth information on this condition.
  • Information on Scoliosis
    Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine, or backbone. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides detailed information on scoliosis and its causes, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  • Information on Strep Throat
    Strep throat is a type of bacterial infection that most often occurs in children between 5 and 15 years old. This eMedTV resource offers more detailed information on strep throat, including what causes it, possible symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Ins and Outs of Nipple Shields
    Confused about using nipple shields? You're not alone. This eMedTV article discusses this topic in detail, describing the ins and outs of how to use nipple shields, their use throughout history, what the research says, when to stop using them, and more.
  • Interviewing a Pediatrician
    Before your baby is due, it is a good idea to interview prospective pediatricians. This eMedTV segment lists several questions you may want to ask while interviewing pediatricians, as well as tips on finding the right doctor for your baby.
  • Introducing Solids -- What Every Parent Should Know
    Most babies are able to start eating solid foods between four to six months of age. This eMedTV Web site offers information on what every parent should know when introducing solids to their baby, including what foods you should try first.
  • IPOL
    IPOL is an injectable vaccine often given during childhood to prevent polio. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes how this vaccination works, explains when and how to receive it, and lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of.
  • IPOL Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, there is only one standard dose for IPOL, but the vaccination schedule varies, depending on the age of the individual. IPOL is given as four doses (0.5 mL each) for children and three doses for adults and adolescents.
  • IPOL Drug Interactions
    Anticoagulant medications and immunosuppressants may cause drug interactions with IPOL. This article from the eMedTV archives lists specific products from these drug classes and explains what problems may occur if they are combined with IPOL.
  • IPOL Side Effects
    Common side effects of IPOL may include vomiting, loss of appetite, and irritability. This eMedTV resource lists other common side effects seen with this vaccine and explains which problems are potentially serious and require medical attention.
  • IPOL Uses
    IPOL is a vaccine that is given to prevent poliomyelitis (more commonly known as polio). This eMedTV Web page further discusses uses for IPOL, explains why it is important to get vaccinated, and describes how the vaccine works.
  • IPOL Vaccine Information
    IPOL is used to provide protection against polio in children and certain adults. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers more information about the IPOL vaccine, including details on how it works and why it is better than the older oral polio vaccine.
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