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Valproic Acid Overdose - Válvulas Mecánicas Comparadas con Válvulas de Tejido

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Valproic Acid Overdose to Válvulas Mecánicas Comparadas con Válvulas de Tejido. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Valproic Acid Overdose
    Drowsiness and a coma are among the symptoms you may experience if you take an overdose of valproic acid. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms of a valproic acid overdose, as well as treatment options that are available (such as supportive care).
  • Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide
    This eMedTV page examines valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide, a prescription drug licensed to treat high blood pressure. This page discusses how the drug works, how and when to take it, side effects, and things to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Dosing
    As this eMedTV article explains, the starting valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide dose for treating high blood pressure is 160 mg/12.5 mg once daily. This page covers factors that can affect valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide dosing.
  • Valsartan Dosing
    The starting valsartan dose following a heart attack is 20 mg twice daily. This eMedTV page also lists dosages for high blood pressure and congestive heart failure -- and factors that can affect valsartan dosing, such as how you respond to valsartan.
  • Valsartan HCT
    As this eMedTV page explains, people with high blood pressure may benefit from taking valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide (sometimes referred to as valsartan HCT). This article gives a brief overview of this drug and includes a link to more information.
  • Valsartan Medicine
    A prescription medicine, valsartan is often used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this medication, with information on possible side effects, other approved uses, and more.
  • Valtrex and Depression
    For people taking Valtrex, depression is a possible, but uncommon, side effect. This page of the eMedTV archives explores the link between the two and also describes some of the symptoms of depression, such as feelings of hopelessness and pessimism.
  • Valtrex and Hair Loss
    There are several side effects of Valtrex; hair loss, however, has only been reported rarely. This eMedTV resource explains how it may be difficult to determine if hair loss is a side effect of Valtrex since it is so common in the general population.
  • Valtrex Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at several Valtrex precautions and warnings, such as taking the medication if you have poor kidney function or potential drug interactions. This article also describes who should not take Valtrex.
  • Valtrex Sexual Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, Valtrex sexual side effects were not reported during extensive clinical studies. However, suggestions on what to do if you develop sexual side effects while taking this medication are provided.
  • Valtrex Uses
    Valtrex is prescribed for the treatment of shingles, cold sores, and other conditions. This eMedTV page also explains how Valtrex uses extend to preventing recurrent genital herpes outbreaks and decreasing the spread of herpes among sexual partners.
  • Valturna and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear whether it's safe to nurse an infant while taking Valturna (aliskiren and valsartan). This eMedTV segment describes the issues surrounding Valturna and breastfeeding, including information on what the manufacturer recommends.
  • Valturna and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV article explains, Valturna (aliskiren and valsartan) is a pregnancy Category D medication, which means it should not be taken during pregnancy. This resource offers more details on why this drug is so dangerous for women who are expecting.
  • Valturna Dosage
    In most cases, Valturna is taken once a day. This eMedTV Web article offers an explanation of how your Valturna dosage is determined, including helpful tips on when and how to take your dose and why it's important to take this medicine consistently.
  • Valturna Interactions
    Potassium, Midamor, and Caduet are some of the products that can cause Valturna drug interactions. This eMedTV resource explains these potential interactions in more detail and includes an extensive list of other medications that can cause problems.
  • Valturna Medication Information
    A prescription drug, Valturna is used to treat high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of this medication, including information on Valturna's safety precautions and possible side effects.
  • Valturna Overdose
    If you have overdosed on Valturna (aliskiren and valsartan), seek immediate medical attention. This eMedTV article lists several symptoms of an overdose, such as unconsciousness and slow heart rate, and covers the available treatment options.
  • Valturna Side Effects
    Fatigue and high blood potassium levels are among the commonly reported Valturna side effects. This part of the eMedTV site discusses possible side effects of this drug, including serious problems you should report to your doctor right away.
  • Valturna Uses
    Valturna is approved to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This portion of the eMedTV Web library talks about these Valturna uses in detail, including information on how it works and whether children and teens can use this medicine.
  • Valturna Warnings and Precautions
    If you have kidney, liver, or heart problems, tell your healthcare provider before taking Valturna. This eMedTV selection tells you more about Valturna precautions and warnings to be aware of, including information on who should not take this drug.
  • Valve Failure -- Aortic Valve Replacement Risks
    This video discusses the risk of valve failure after your procedure.
  • Valve Infection -- Aortic Valve Replacement Risks
    This interactive video discusses the risk for infection with this procedure.
  • Valve Infection and Aortic Valve Replacement
    This eMedTV site highlights statistics on valve infection and aortic valve replacement indicating that about 1 patient in 1,000 may develop an infected valve during their lifetime. This article discusses valve infection and aortic valve replacement.
  • Valve Infection and Mitral Valve Replacement
    As this eMedTV article points out, statistics on valve infection and mitral valve replacement indicate that about 1 out of 1,000 patients will develop such an infection during their lifetime.
  • Vandazole and Breastfeeding
    Vandazole (metronidazole vaginal gel) does pass through breast milk, but is it dangerous? This eMedTV resource explains why the manufacturer of the medication recommends that women avoid Vandazole while breastfeeding.
  • Vandazole and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, Vandazole (metronidazole vaginal gel) is not approved for use during pregnancy. However, a doctor may still prescribe this drug to pregnant women in certain cases. This article takes a closer look at this topic.
  • Vandazole Dosage
    Vandazole comes as a vaginal gel that is used once a day for five days. This eMedTV resource contains more specific dosing instructions for Vandazole, including when and how to properly insert this gel and a list of things to avoid during treatment.
  • Vandazole Drug Interactions
    Combining Vandazole with drugs like ranolazine or disulfiram may lead to serious interactions. This eMedTV Web selection examines other products that can interfere with this vaginal gel and describes how to minimize your risk for complications.
  • Vandazole Medication Information
    If you have bacterial vaginosis (BV), your healthcare provider may recommend Vandazole. This eMedTV page offers some basic information on this medication, including how Vandazole works and possible side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Vandazole Overdose
    Call your healthcare provider if you believe you have overdosed on Vandazole (metronidazole vaginal gel). This eMedTV article takes a closer look at why the specific effects of this type of overdose are unknown and how resulting symptoms may be treated.
  • Vandazole Uses
    Vandazole is licensed to treat bacterial vaginosis (BV). This selection from the eMedTV Web library examines how this antibiotic works to kill certain types of vaginal bacteria and describes an off-label (unapproved) use for Vandazole.
  • Vandazole Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV article explains that if you cannot stop drinking alcohol or have taken disulfiram in the past two weeks, you should not use Vandazole. This page describes other important safety warnings and precautions to be aware of before using Vandazole.
  • Vandetanib
    As this eMedTV page explains, vandetanib may be prescribed for cases of thyroid cancer that has spread or cannot be treated with surgery. This article gives a complete overview of the drug and its effects, dosing guidelines, warnings, and side effects.
  • Vandetanib Dosage
    Vandetanib comes in the form of a tablet and is taken once a day. This segment of the eMedTV Web site covers the dosing guidelines for vandetanib, with helpful tips for getting the most out of each dosage.
  • Vandetanib Drug Information
    This eMedTV article provides some basic information on vandetanib, a drug used to treat thyroid cancer. This Web page describes the particular type of thyroid cancer it is used for and offers a link to a full-length overview of the drug.
  • Vandetanib Side Effects
    People who took vandetanib in clinical trials commonly reported side effects such as vomiting and diarrhea. This eMedTV resource takes a look at other possible side effects, including some dangerous problems that require medical attention.
  • Vanos and Breastfeeding
    This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses whether it is safe for women who are breastfeeding to use Vanos (fluocinonide cream). This resource takes a look at whether this drug passes through breast milk and if it would harm a nursing infant.
  • Vanos and Pregnancy
    If a pregnant woman uses Vanos (fluocinonide cream), it may cause harm to the fetus. This eMedTV segment discusses the results of animal studies done on this drug, and explains why the FDA has classified it as a pregnancy Category C medicine.
  • Vanos Cream Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides information on Vanos, a skin cream prescribed to treat skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. This page gives a brief overview of how this medicine is used, possible side effects, and what your doctor needs to know.
  • Vanos Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, dosing guidelines for Vanos include applying a thin layer of the cream to the affected areas once or twice daily for up to two weeks. This article lists factors that may affect your dose and gives tips for using this drug.
  • Vanos Drug Interactions
    Corticorelin and aldesleukin are some of the drugs that may cause interactions when combined with Vanos. This eMedTV Web page describes the complications that may occur if these medications are taken together and explains what your doctor may recommend.
  • Vanos Overdose
    Your body may stop making its own natural steroids if you use too much Vanos (fluocinonide cream). This eMedTV page takes a closer look at what may happen if you overdose on this drug, including other possible overdose symptoms and treatment options.
  • Vanos Side Effects
    Headaches and nasal congestion are some of the possible side effects of Vanos. This eMedTV article offers a detailed look at other possible problems this medicated skin cream may cause, including serious and long-term complications that may occur.
  • Vanos Uses
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, a doctor may recommend Vanos to treat certain skin conditions in adults and children as young as 12 years old. This article takes a look at what Vanos is used for and explains how this prescription skin cream works.
  • Vanos Warnings and Precautions
    A person may not be able to safely use Vanos if he or she has certain allergies or is taking certain drugs. This eMedTV page covers important safety warnings and precautions with Vanos, including what to tell your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Vantas and Breastfeeding
    No studies have been done to see if Vantas (histrelin implant) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV resource discusses whether it is safe for women who are breastfeeding to use Vantas and explains what the manufacturer of the drug recommends.
  • Vantas and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV resource explains that Vantas (histrelin implant) should not be used during pregnancy, as it may cause miscarriages or fetal harm. This page further explores why the FDA has classified Vantas as a Category X medication.
  • Vantas Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, dosing guidelines for Vantas are the same for everyone, regardless of age or weight. This page discusses how one Vantas implant will provide continuous relief for one year and offers tips on safely using this drug.
  • Vantas Drug Interactions
    People using sulfonylureas, insulin, or certain other diabetes medicines may not be able to use Vantas. This eMedTV article offers a detailed list of drugs that may cause interactions when combined with Vantas and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Vantas Medication Information
    This eMedTV resource discusses some basic information on Vantas, a medication prescribed to treat advanced prostate cancer symptoms in men. This article also explains how this medicine works and why it may not be suitable for some people.
  • Vantas Overdose
    Lethargy and arrhythmias are some of the possible signs of an overdose of Vantas (histrelin implant). This eMedTV article lists other possible symptoms and discusses the treatment options that may be available in cases of an overdose.
  • Vantas Side Effects
    Constipation, headaches, and insomnia are some of the possible side effects of Vantas. This eMedTV Web selection provides a detailed list of other problems this medication might cause, including some of the serious complications that may occur.
  • Vantas Uses
    Vantas is prescribed to treat the symptoms of advanced prostate cancer. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes how this medication works and discusses possible off-label, or unapproved, uses of Vantas to treat other types of cancer.
  • Vantas Warnings and Precautions
    If you are taking certain drugs or if you are pregnant, you may not be able to use Vantas. This eMedTV article describes some of the safety warnings and precautions with Vantas you should be aware of, including potential complications this drug may cause.
  • Vantin and Breastfeeding
    Vantin (cefpodoxime) passes through breast milk, but it is usually considered safe to use while nursing. This eMedTV page explores some of the potential problems that may occur if you take Vantin while breastfeeding and what your doctor may advise.
  • Vantin and Pregnancy
    Although it may be safe for women to take Vantin (cefpodoxime) during pregnancy, this eMedTV resource discusses why you should talk to your doctor about the potential risks that may apply to you. It also describes animal research done on this topic.
  • Vantin Antibiotic Information
    Vantin is an antibiotic available by prescription only and used to treat various bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web selection features more information on this product, including potential side effects to be aware of and dosing guidelines.
  • Vantin Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Vantin tablets or liquid is usually taken by mouth twice daily. This page covers Vantin dosing guidelines, including details on how the amount is calculated and specific amounts used for treating various infections.
  • Vantin Drug Interactions
    Some medicines may be less effective if combined with Vantin. Other possible drug interactions are listed in this eMedTV article, including a detailed list of products that may not be safe to take with Vantin and a description of problems that may occur.
  • Vantin Overdose
    Taking too much Vantin (cefpodoxime) may result in brain problems, a coma, or other complications. This eMedTV segment outlines other possible effects of a Vantin overdose and discusses what your healthcare provider may do to treat these problems.
  • Vantin Side Effects
    If you are taking Vantin and develop watery or bloody diarrhea, seek medical attention. This eMedTV resource explains why certain side effects of Vantin may require immediate medical care. It also contains detailed lists of common and serious problems.
  • Vantin Uses
    Vantin is prescribed to treat certain types of bacterial infections in adults and children. This eMedTV page examines specific Vantin uses, including approved and unapproved uses. It also explains why this drug may not be effective for some infections.
  • Vantin Warnings and Precautions
    As described in this eMedTV page, taking Vantin could lead to bloody diarrhea, allergic reactions, or other problems in some people. Other important safety precautions for Vantin are covered, including warnings for people who have certain medical issues.
  • Vaqta and Breastfeeding
    If you are breastfeeding, Vaqta may be a safe and potentially beneficial vaccine to receive. This eMedTV article explains whether a doctor may recommend giving this vaccine to women who are nursing and how it may help prevent hepatitis A in your infant.
  • Vaqta and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Vaqta may be given during pregnancy if the benefits to the mother outweigh the risks. This resource takes a closer look at whether this vaccine is safe for use in pregnant women and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Vaqta Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the dosing guidelines for Vaqta typically call for two injections to be given, with 6 to 18 months between them. This page examines specific amounts for adults and children, and explains how the injections are given.
  • Vaqta Drug Interactions
    You may not be able to receive Vaqta if you are using certain immunosuppressants or blood thinners. This eMedTV Web page contains a detailed list of drugs that may cause interactions with Vaqta and describes the problems these reactions may cause.
  • Vaqta Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV page, clinical studies have shown that common side effects of Vaqta include headaches and pain or tenderness at the injection site. This page further explores these studies, with details on serious problems that may occur.
  • Vaqta Uses
    If you have an increased risk for coming into contact with the hepatitis A virus, you may consider Vaqta. This eMedTV segment explains what Vaqta is used for and how it can help prevent hepatitis A infections. A list of off-label uses is also included.
  • Vaqta Warnings and Precautions
    People who are taking certain drugs or who have had reactions to vaccines may not be able to use Vaqta. This eMedTV selection outlines important safety precautions to be aware of with Vaqta, including warnings of serious complications that may occur.
  • Vardenafil Orally Disintegrating Drug Information
    Vardenafil orally disintegrating tablets are used to treat erectile dysfunction. This page from the eMedTV Web site offers more information on this prescription drug, with details on how to take it, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Varenicline Dosing
    Varenicline is started at a low dose and slowly increased over time. As this page of the eMedTV library explains, varenicline dosing generally starts at 0.5 mg once a day, but is then increased to 0.5 mg twice daily and finally to 1 mg twice daily.
  • Varicella Vaccine Dosage
    The varicella vaccine is given as two separate injections, at least one to three months apart. This eMedTV article offers more detailed dosing information for the varicella vaccine, including vaccination schedules for both babies and older individuals.
  • Varivax and Breastfeeding
    For women who are breastfeeding, Varivax appears to be safe (it does not pass through breast milk). This eMedTV segment further explains whether Varivax is compatible with nursing and briefly discusses the use of this vaccine in pregnant women.
  • Varivax and Pregnancy
    It is not recommended for pregnant women to get the Varivax vaccine. This eMedTV page explores the problems that could occur if the vaccine is administered during pregnancy and explains how long pregnancy should be avoided after vaccination.
  • Varivax Dosage
    There is only one standard dose of Varivax, but the exact vaccination schedule varies. As this eMedTV article explains, the ideal dose is 0.5 mL injected subcutaneously twice, once between 12 and 15 months of age and once between 4 and 6 years of age.
  • Varivax Drug Interactions
    Blood products, immunosuppressants, and certain other medicines may cause drug interactions with Varivax. This eMedTV segment lists other medications that may interfere with Varivax and explains what problems may occur with these interactions.
  • Varivax Side Effects
    Common side effects of Varivax include cough, diarrhea, and redness or swelling at the injection site. This eMedTV page lists other common side effects, as well as rare but potentially serious problems that should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Varivax Uses
    Varivax is licensed to prevent chickenpox in both adults and children. This Web page from the eMedTV site describes how this live vaccine works to prevent chickenpox and explores possible off-label uses for Varivax.
  • Varivax Warnings and Precautions
    Pregnant women should not get Varivax. This eMedTV segment offers more information on who should not get this vaccination. Warnings and precautions on what side effects or complications may occur with Varivax are also listed on this page.
  • Vascepa and Breastfeeding
    Is it safe for breastfeeding women to take Vascepa? This eMedTV article presents detailed information on this topic, including whether the drug passes through breast milk and the safety concerns associated with it.
  • Vascepa and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV resource points out, Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) is classified as a pregnancy Category C medication. This page explains what this means and lists some of the safety issues to be aware of before taking this drug during pregnancy.
  • Vascepa Dosage
    As this eMedTV resource explains, the standard dose of Vascepa is two capsules taken twice daily to treat extremely high triglyceride levels. This page gives details on how to properly take this medicine and outlines some guidelines for what to expect.
  • Vascepa Drug Interactions
    Aspirin, warfarin, and various other drugs that thin the blood may cause serious interactions with Vascepa. This eMedTV page contains a comprehensive list of medications that you may need to avoid during Vascepa treatment.
  • Vascepa Medication Information
    You may receive Vascepa for the treatment of high triglyceride levels. This selection from the eMedTV Web site examines Vascepa, with information on how this prescription medication is taken and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Vascepa Overdose
    Taking too much Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) could lead to dangerous internal bleeding. This eMedTV segment contains an explanation of what might occur if someone overdoses on this drug. It also includes a description of possible treatment options.
  • Vascepa Side Effects
    Some people taking Vascepa may develop serious reactions to this drug, such as vision problems or bleeding. This eMedTV page examines common and dangerous side effects of Vascepa, and covers how often these problems occurred in clinical trials.
  • Vascepa Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Vascepa is used for treating extremely high triglyceride levels in adults. This page contains details on how this medication works, whether children can use it, and some unapproved reasons for using it.
  • Vascepa Warnings and Precautions
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Vascepa should only be used after a person has tried to lower triglyceride levels through diet, exercise, or other lifestyle changes. This page describes other important safety precautions and warnings for Vascepa.
  • Vascular Damage (Total Knee Replacement Risks)
    This video explains that vascular damage may occur during a total knee replacement.
  • Vascular Injury During a Total Knee Replacement
    Vascular injuries are a rare complication associated with knee replacement surgery. This eMedTV segment discusses why vascular injury during a total knee replacement may occur and how it is treated.
  • VBAC -- Presentation Summary
    This video clip concludes the VBAC video presentation.
  • VBAC and Why Is It Recommended?
    This video clip explains why your doctor is recommending VBAC.
  • VBAC as an Alternative to Cesarean Section
    This video explores the possibility of vaginal birth after a c-section (or VBAC).
  • VBAC Complications -- Major
    As this video explains, there are several major complications that can occur with childbirth.
  • VBAC or C-section?
    This interactive video explains when a c-section may be considered instead of vaginal delivery.
  • VBAC Risks -- Abnormal Presentation
    This video describes the various positions a baby may be in prior to delivery.
  • VBAC Risks -- Allergic Reaction to Medication
    This video explains why allergic reactions to medicines occur and how likely they are.
  • VBAC Risks -- Bleeding of the Mother or Child
    Bleeding of the mother or child is possible with childbirth, as this video segment explains.
  • VBAC Risks -- Complications From Assisted Deliveries
    This video clip explores things that may cause complications with assisted deliveries.
  • VBAC Risks -- Failure to Progress Through Labor
    This video clip explains what happens if there is a failure to progress through labor.
  • VBAC Risks -- Final Thoughts
    This video clip gives some final thoughts regarding possible complications with childbirth.
  • VBAC Risks -- Heavy Bleeding During Late Pregnancy
    Heavy bleeding during late pregnancy is discussed in this video segment.
  • VBAC Risks -- High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
    This video provides an overview of preeclampsia -- high blood pressure during pregnancy.
  • VBAC Risks -- Infection of Mother or Child
    This video clip describes possible infections that can occur to the mother or child during birth.
  • VBAC Risks -- Placenta Accreta
    This interactive video discuses placenta accreta, including how often it occurs.
  • VBAC Risks -- Placenta Previa
    This video clip discusses what may happen if placenta previa occurs.
  • VBAC Risks -- Placental Abruption
    This video clip discusses possible causes of placental abruption.
  • VBAC Risks -- Postpartum Depression
    This video summarizes common symptoms of postpartum depression.
  • VBAC Risks -- Preterm Labor
    This multimedia clip discusses the possibility of preterm labor occurring during your pregnancy.
  • VBAC Risks -- Prolonged Pregnancy
    Prolonged pregnancy -- or a pregnancy that lasts longer than normal -- is discussed in this video clip.
  • VBAC Risks -- Separation of Scar and Uterine Rupture
    This clip talks about how likely it is for your uterine scar from a previous C-section to separate.
  • VBAC Risks -- Stress to the Baby
    This interactive video explains what will happen if stress to the baby occurs during labor and delivery.
  • VBAC Risks -- Tears
    This video discusses what it means to tear during childbirth.
  • VBAC Risks -- Umbilical Prolapse
    Umbilical prolapse, a possible complication of pregnancy, is explained in this multimedia video clip.
  • VBAC Risks -- Uterine Atony
    This multimedia presentation describes what uterine atony is and how it can be treated.
  • VBAC Risks -- Uterine Inversion
    This multimedia segment discusses this risk of uterine inversion occurring after labor and delivery.
  • VBAC Risks and Possible Outcomes
    This video clip introduces potential major complications.
  • VBAC Risks as a Diabetic
    Women with diabetes have special risks during pregnancy they need to be aware of, as this media clip explains.
  • Vectibix and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of Vectibix (panitumumab) advises that women not breastfeed while using this drug. This eMedTV segment explores the topic in more detail, with information on why it is thought that this drug could pass through breast milk.
  • Vectibix and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, men and women who are undergoing Vectibix (panitumumab) treatment are typically advised to use birth control to help avoid pregnancy. This article explains why, and stresses the importance of talking to your doctor.
  • Vectibix Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Vectibix is a medicine that is administered intravenously to help treat colorectal cancer. This article covers specific dosing guidelines for Vectibix, how your dose is determined, and what to expect during treatment.
  • Vectibix Drug Interactions
    Bevacizumab, irinotecan, and certain other drugs may cause interactions with Vectibix. This page from the eMedTV Web site examines other medicines that may interfere with Vectibix, and describes the complications that may occur as a result.
  • Vectibix Overdose
    A healthcare provider will administer Vectibix (panitumumab), so an overdose is unlikely. This eMedTV article describes some of the potential problems that can occur if too much of this drug is given and explores some of the possible treatment options.
  • Vectibix Side Effects
    If you are receiving Vectibix, common side effects may include constipation, vomiting, and skin reactions. This eMedTV Web page contains a detailed list of other reactions that can occur, including some dangerous problems that require medical treatment.
  • Vectibix Uses
    Available by prescription, Vectibix is used for treating colorectal cancer that has spread to other areas. This eMedTV page examines how this drug works to slow down the progression of the cancer, who it is approved for, and possible off-label uses.
  • Vectibix Warnings and Precautions
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Vectibix can increase your risk for complications, such as potentially serious eye problems and skin reactions. This page contains safety precautions for Vectibix, including warnings of dangerous problems that can occur.
  • Vincristene
    As this eMedTV article explains, people who have a type of acute leukemia may benefit from treatment with vincristine. This resource describes dosing instructions and potential side effects. Vincristene is a common misspelling of vincristine.
  • Vincristin
    A doctor may prescribe vincristine to treat acute leukemia in adults, children, and infants. This eMedTV page describes this prescription drug in more detail and discusses some dosing information. Vincristin is a common misspelling of vincristine.
  • Vincristine Neuropathy
    This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how some people who are receiving vincristine may develop certain nerve problems called neuropathy. This article discusses this topic in more detail and offers a link to additional information.
  • Vincristine Side Effects
    As this eMedTV article explains, it is common for people who are using vincristine to develop side effects like constipation, nausea, and mouth sores. This page lists other potential problems this drug may cause, including some that require medical care.
  • Vincristine Sulfate
    Doctors may recommend vincristine sulfate as a type of chemotherapy for a certain type of leukemia. This eMedTV Web page contains details on specific uses for this drug and describes why vincristine may not be safe for some people.
  • Vincristine Sulfate Injection
    Available as an injection, vincristine sulfate is given once a week to treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV resource explains how this chemotherapy drug is given and how your specific dose is calculated. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Vinorelbine Brand Name
    As this eMedTV article discusses, vinorelbine is sold under the brand name Navelbine. This resource takes a closer look at who makes this product and the strengths that are available. It also provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Vinorelbine Indications
    Adults who have a certain type of lung cancer may receive chemotherapy treatment with vinorelbine. This eMedTV segment discusses other indications (uses) for vinorelbine, including some unapproved reasons to use this prescription medicine.
  • Viocase
    Viokace is a prescription medicine used to treat pancreatic enzyme deficiencies. This eMedTV Web selection explains when this drug is prescribed and lists some of its potential side effects. Viocase is a common misspelling of Viokace.
  • Viokace
    Viokace is prescribed for the treatment of pancreatic enzyme deficiencies caused by various conditions. This eMedTV overview includes details on how this medication works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Viorele
    Viorele is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Válvulas Mecánicas Comparadas con Válvulas de Tejido
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