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Umbilical Cord Prolapse - Valproic Acid Drug Information

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Umbilical Cord Prolapse to Valproic Acid Drug Information. 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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  • Undercorrection or Overcorrection With LASIK
    It is possible for a person to have undercorrection or overcorrection with LASIK eye surgery. This eMedTV page offers reasons why this happens, such as the result of abnormal healing around the surgical area or unusual responses to the laser.
  • Understanding a Healthy Heart
    This interactive video segment explains in detail how a healthy heart works.
  • Understanding a Healthy Knee
    The knee is a joint that allows for the motion of your leg, by bending and extending. This video clip covers how a healthy knee works.
  • Understanding Allergies
    This video clip is an overview of allergies and allergens, showing what happens during an allergic reaction.
  • Understanding Blocked Coronary Arteries
    This video clip talks about blocked coronary arteries and the problems they can cause.
  • Understanding Bunions
    This interactive video segment explains how bunions are formed.
  • Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    This interactive video provides information on carpal tunnel syndrome, including what causes it and treatments.
  • Understanding Cataracts
    Cataracts are usually the result of the normal aging process. This video discusses how cataracts develop.
  • Understanding Coronary Artery Disease
    This interactive video discusses heart disease, including what causes it and possible symptoms.
  • Understanding Coronary Heart Disease
    This interactive video discusses heart disease, including what causes it and possible symptoms.
  • Understanding Diabetes
    This video clips explains type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  • Understanding Genital Warts
    Genital warts are caused by a virus and are becoming more and more common. This eMedTV selection will help you gain a better understanding of this sexually transmitted disease, with details on symptoms of genital warts, treatment, and more.
  • Understanding Heart Disease
    This clip from eMedTV explains different types of heart disease.
  • Understanding Hepatitis
    This multimedia segment explains what hepatitis is, how it is contracted, treatment, and more.
  • Understanding Hip Arthritis
    This video describes what causes hip arthritis.
  • Understanding How a Healthy Heart Works
    This interactive video segment explains in detail how a healthy heart works.
  • Understanding How a Healthy Hip Works
    The hip is a ball-and-socket joint formed by the pelvis and the femur, or thighbone. This multimedia clip gives a tour of a healthy hip.
  • Understanding How a Healthy Knee Works
    This multimedia clip illustrates how a healthy knee functions.
  • Understanding Knee Arthritis
    This video explains what happens when your knee wears out.
  • Understanding Lymph Nodes and How They Affect Cancer
    The lymph system is a vital part of your body's defense system, and as this eMedTV page explains, checking the contents of the lymph nodes on a regular basis can help monitor the progression of your cancer and can affect your treatment and prognosis.
  • Understanding Metastatic Cancer
    After reading this eMedTV article, you'll have a better understanding of metastatic cancer, which is cancer that has spread to another part of the body. In this resource, we discuss how and why it occurs, whether it can be treated, and more.
  • Understanding Pollen and Pollen Allergies
    This video clip looks at pollen and pollen allergies. This includes what happens during an allergic reaction caused by pollen.
  • Understanding Portion Sizes
    Do you know the difference between a serving size and a portion? This eMedTV article explains how these two terms can actually mean very different things. It will also help you understand why knowing the difference is so important.
  • Understanding the CPM Machine (ACL Reconstruction)
    This video clip describes how a CPM machine works and explains what it is used for.
  • Understanding the Female Reproductive System
    This multimedia clip describes the female reproductive system.
  • Understanding the Liver
    Because the liver does so many important things for your body, you can't live without one. This video clip offers an overview of what your liver does.
  • Understanding Treatments for Hip Arthritis
    Several different treatments for hip arthritis are available, as this video segment explains.
  • Uniretic and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if it is safe to use Uniretic (moexipril/HCTZ) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV page explores this topic, including details on whether the two components in this drug pass through breast milk and the possible problems they might cause.
  • Uniretic and Pregnancy
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains why it is generally considered unsafe to take Uniretic (moexipril/HCTZ) when pregnant. This article also takes an in-depth look at some of the potential problems this drug may cause during pregnancy.
  • Uniretic Cough
    If you are taking Uniretic (moexipril/HCTZ), coughing may be a potential side effect of the medicine. This eMedTV page discusses the possible link between this medication and a cough, explaining how often the side effect occurred in clinical trials.
  • Uniretic Dosage
    This eMedTV resource explains that the recommended dose of Uniretic for treating high blood pressure will vary, depending on several factors. This page describes the factors that may affect your dosage and also offers tips on taking this drug.
  • Uniretic Drug Information
    Uniretic is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV page offers more information on Uniretic, explaining the drug's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and what to discuss with your doctor before beginning treatment.
  • Uniretic Drug Interactions
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explores potential interactions with Uniretic and other drugs, such as barbiturates, diabetes medicines, and even alcohol. This Web page also explains how these reactions can cause serious complications.
  • Uniretic Overdose
    Seek immediate medical attention if you have taken too much Uniretic (moexipril/HCTZ). This eMedTV article describes possible overdose symptoms, such as dehydration, fainting, and an electrolyte imbalance. This page also covers treatment options.
  • Uniretic Side Effects
    Dizziness, fatigue, and coughing are among the most common side effects reported with Uniretic. This eMedTV Web selection also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects, such as chest pain and unexplained swelling.
  • Uniretic Uses
    Available by prescription only, Uniretic helps treat high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page describes how the two drugs in Uniretic work to relax blood vessels and reduce blood volume. This article also looks at "off-label" uses for Uniretic.
  • Uniretic Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Uniretic if you are allergic to sulfa drugs or if you are not producing any urine. This eMedTV article gives you an in-depth list of warnings and precautions for Uniretic, including a list of who should avoid this drug.
  • Univasc and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, the manufacturer of Univasc (moexipril hydrochloride) does not recommend this drug for women who are breastfeeding. This article offers more details, including whether the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Univasc and Pregnancy
    If you become pregnant while taking Univasc (moexipril hydrochloride), let your doctor know immediately. This eMedTV article explains why this drug is not recommended during pregnancy, with details on the risks it poses to the fetus.
  • Univasc Cough
    While taking Univasc (moexipril hydrochloride), some people may develop a dry, nagging cough. This eMedTV Web resource goes into detail about why this cough happens, how often it occurs, and what you can do about it.
  • Univasc Dosage
    Univasc comes in tablet form and is generally taken once or twice a day. This eMedTV article explains the dosing guidelines for Univasc, including instructions on whether the medication should be taken with food.
  • Univasc Drug Interactions
    NSAIDs, diuretics, and azathioprine are some of the drugs that can interact with Univasc. This eMedTV segment offers a more complete list of medications that can interfere with Univasc and explains the possible consequences of these interactions.
  • Univasc Overdose
    Seek immediate medical care if you think you may have overdosed on Univasc (moexipril hydrochloride). This eMedTV page lists potential symptoms of an overdose, such as dizziness and slow heart rate, and discusses the available treatment options.
  • Univasc Side Effects
    Cough, dizziness, and sore throat are some of the common side effects of Univasc. This part of the eMedTV library offers a detailed list of potential reactions to this blood pressure drug, including serious problems that require immediate medical care.
  • Univasc Uses
    High blood pressure can be treated -- though not cured -- with Univasc, an ACE inhibitor. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at what Univasc is used for, including details on how it works and whether children can use it.
  • Univasc Warnings and Precautions
    If you have kidney disease and are taking Univasc, your doctor may need to monitor your kidney function. This eMedTV Web page lists other warnings and precautions with Univasc, including possible side effects and details on who should avoid the drug.
  • Unoprostone Ophthalmic Solution
    People with ocular hypertension or open angle glaucoma may benefit from unoprostone ophthalmic solution. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this eye drop, including how it works, when it is prescribed, and possible side effects.
  • Unoprostone Ophthalmic Solution Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the dose of unoprostone ophthalmic solution is the same for everyone. This page further discusses what to expect when using this medication. It also outlines some tips for when and how this product is applied.
  • Unoprostone Ophthalmic Solution Information
    Unoprostone ophthalmic solution is prescribed to treat ocular hypertension and open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV page features more information on unoprostone ophthalmic solution, including potential side effects, safety issues to be aware of, and more.
  • Unoprostone Ophthalmic Solution Side Effects
    Eyelid problems and red eyes are some of the possible side effects of unoprostone ophthalmic solution. This eMedTV page further explores possible reactions to this drug. It also explains when side effects are serious and require medical attention.
  • Unstable Implant (Total Knee Replacement Risks)
    This multimedia clip discusses the possibility of the implant becoming unstable after this procedure.
  • Unstable Knee -- ACL Surgery (Hamstring Graft)
    This multimedia clip discusses a loose or unstable knee, which can occur with this procedure.
  • Upper Digestive Tract Problems
    This video describes some of the common problems that can occur in the upper digestive tract.
  • Upper Endoscopy (EGD)
    This video clip explains what is involved with an EGD.
  • Upper Endoscopy (EGD) With Balloon Dilation
    This video explains the process of the upper endoscopy (EGD) procedure with balloon dilation.
  • Upper Endoscopy -- The Procedure
    This video clip explains what is involved with an EGD.
  • Upper Endoscopy Complications
    Upper endoscopy complications may include nausea, vomiting, and allergic reaction. This part of the eMedTV archives discusses these complications and also describes the more severe complications (such as organ perforation and heart problems).
  • Upper Endoscopy Complications -- Major
    This video describes some of the major complications that may occur.
  • Upper Endoscopy Complications -- Minor
    This interactive video discusses possible minor complications with EGD.
  • Upper Endoscopy Recovery
    During upper endoscopy recovery, you may have a sore throat and feel slightly bloated. As this eMedTV page explains, you may also have a little blood in your saliva, but this is all normal. This page discusses upper endoscopy recovery in detail.
  • Upper Endoscopy Risks -- Allergic Reaction To Medication
    This video explains why allergic reactions to medicines occur and how likely they are.
  • Upper Endoscopy Risks -- Bleeding
    This multimedia clip addresses bleeding, a complication that can occur with colonoscopy.
  • Upper Endoscopy Risks -- Heart and Lung Problems
    This video clip discusses the risk of heart and lung problems occurring with this procedure.
  • Upper Endoscopy Risks -- Infection
    This clip talks about the different types of infections that can develop after the procedure.
  • Upper Endoscopy Risks -- Perforation
    This video explains what happens if you have a perforation tear during an upper endoscopy.
  • Upper Endoscopy Risks as a Diabetic
    This video clip explains some of the health risks associated with diabetes.
  • Urinary Incontinence -- Abdominal Hysterectomy Risks
    This video summary offers an overview on urinary incontinence as a complication of abdominal hysterectomy.
  • Urinary Incontinence Diagnosis
    When diagnosing urinary incontinence, your bladder capacity and residual urine is measured for evidence of incontinence. This eMedTV article discusses other tests used to diagnose urinary incontinence.
  • Urinary Tract Infection -- Abdominal Hysterectomy Risks
    This video clip discusses urinary tract infections from an abdominal hysterectomy.
  • Urinary Tract Infection After a Myomectomy
    A urinary tract infection can usually be treated easily with antibiotics. This eMedTV Web page offers more information about urinary tract infections after a myomectomy, which, while rare, can occur.
  • Urinary Tract Infection and C-Section
    Many women will experience a urinary tract infection, and a c-section can increase a woman's risk for one. This eMedTV segment discusses these infections in some detail, including how they are typically treated.
  • Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis in Children
    Urinary tract infection diagnosis in children involves taking urine samples. This eMedTV article looks at the steps involved in diagnosing a urinary tract infection in children and discusses how a urine sample is taken from a child.
  • Urinary Tract Infection Research
    Urinary tract infection research is being conducted to better understand and prevent recurrent infections. This eMedTV article looks at research that may one day lead to a urinary tract infection vaccine to prevent recurrent cases of infection.
  • Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms in Children
    Urinary tract infection symptoms in children who are younger may include fever, nausea, and vomiting. As this eMedTV resource explains, symptoms of a urinary tract infection in older children may include painful urination and red or cloudy urine.
  • Urinary Tract Injury During a Laparoscopy for Endometriosis
    Only 3 to 5 out of 1,000 people will experience a urinary tract injury during laparoscopy for endometriosis. This eMedTV segment describes the causes of urinary tract injuries during this procedure and explains the different treatment options.
  • Urinary Tract Injury During a Myomectomy
    During a myomectomy, a bladder or ureter injury can sometimes occur, although this is rare. This eMedTV resource lists some of the possible treatments, such as antibiotics or placement of a catheter, for a urinary tract injury during a myomectomy.
  • Urinary Tract Injury Following Tubal Ligation
    Though rare, a urinary tract injury can occur following tubal ligation. As this eMedTV page explains, this can require antibiotics and, in some cases, surgery. This segment gives an overview of urinary tract injuries following tubal ligation.
  • Urinary Tract Injury With Laparoscopic Surgery
    Although rare, the urinary tract can become injured during laparoscopic surgery. This portion of the eMedTV archives offers statistics about urinary tract injury with laparoscopic surgery and explains how an injury is typically treated.
  • Urinary Tract Injury With Laparoscopy
    Urinary tract injury with laparoscopy is rare, occurring 3 to 5 times per 1,000 cases. This part of the eMedTV library describes treatment options, such as placement of a catheter, for urinary tract injury with laparoscopy.
  • Urination Changes
    Chemo, because it can affect the kidneys and bladder, can cause a number of different urinary changes. Staying well hydrated may help prevent some of these problems, but sometimes they are unavoidable. Your doctor will monitor your kidney function using standard blood tests, but you should also be sure to alert your doctor to any urinary changes you experience, such as difficult or painful urination, frequent urination, changes in urine color, or urine leakage.
  • Uroxatral Alternatives
    Some of the alternatives to Uroxatral include other medicines, watchful waiting, and surgery. This eMedTV segment describes each alternative in more detail and explains when it may be time to consider one of these Uroxatral alternatives.
  • Uroxatral and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if it is safe for women to use Uroxatral (alfuzosin hydrochloride) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV page explains, however, that Uroxatral is not intended for use in women, and no research has been done on Uroxatral and breastfeeding.
  • Uroxatral and Impotence
    Up to 2 percent of men taking Uroxatral (alfuzosin hydrochloride) may experience impotence. This eMedTV Web segment further discusses the studies that have been done on Uroxatral and impotence, and explains what your doctor may recommend for treatment.
  • Uroxatral and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Uroxatral (alfuzosin hydrochloride) probably won't cause any problems during pregnancy, but it is not approved for any use in women. This article also discusses what to do if you are using Uroxatral and pregnancy occurs.
  • Uroxatral Dosage
    The standard Uroxatral dosage for treating an enlarged prostate is 10 mg once a day. This selection from the eMedTV Web library further discusses Uroxatral dosing guidelines and offers tips and precautions for taking the medication.
  • Uroxatral Drug Information
    Are you looking for information about Uroxatral? This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this enlarged prostate drug, with information on the symptoms it can treat, how often it is taken, and more. A link to more details on Uroxatral is also included.
  • Uroxatral Interactions
    Medicines that can negatively interact with Uroxatral include nitrates, quinidine, and certain antibiotics. This eMedTV page includes a more complete list of medications causing Uroxatral drug interactions, including the effects of these interactions.
  • Uroxatral Overdose
    Seek immediate medical attention if you believe you have overdosed on Uroxatral (alfuzosin hydrochloride). This eMedTV article covers the possible effects of a Uroxatral overdose (such as dangerously low blood pressure) and describes treatment options.
  • Uroxatral Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Uroxatral uses generally include the treatment of an enlarged prostate (BPH). This page discusses how Uroxatral works and describes possible off-label uses of the medicine, such as treating urinary retention in women.
  • Uroxatral Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to safely take Uroxatral if you have certain medical conditions. This eMedTV Web page lists several Uroxatral warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting treatment with Uroxatral, including what to tell your doctor.
  • Use Dietary Supplements to Bridge the Gap
    Many people find it difficult to get enough daily calcium through diet alone. Supplements can help. Keep in mind that calcium dosing recommendations are given in terms of elemental calcium, but calcium supplements come in different forms (calcium citrate, carbonate, gluconate, etc.). These different forms contain different amounts of elemental calcium. Fortunately, the amount of elemental calcium is listed on most supplements. Just be sure to read the label carefully.
  • Use It or Lose It
    An active brain is a healthy brain. Commit to lifelong learning. However, be careful to choose activities or subjects that will captivate your interest; if you see an activity as "work" you'll be less likely to keep it up. Try reading, writing, going to the theater, puzzles, games, or learning a new language or a new instrument. These activities will not only exercise your brain; they will enrich your life.
  • Use Social Media
    Having to repeat yourself over and over can be exhausting. Signing up for some type of social media Web site, such as Facebook, Google+, or Caring Bridge, can help spread the word quickly and effectively. You can even ask a friend or loved one to keep up with it for you, posting status updates on how you're doing and whether you need anything. This is a great way to reach many people quickly.
  • Use the Freezer Method
    Take advantage of the times when you are feeling energetic and cook up several batches of freezer-friendly meals so you'll be ready for those days when you just don't have the energy or time to cook. Several great books are available to get you started with this method of meal prep, or you can simply experiment with freezing some of your tried-and-true favorite recipes.
  • Uses of Oral Contraceptives
    Oral contraceptives are used for preventing pregnancy. As this eMedTV resource explains, however, there are other uses of oral contraceptives. Some pills are also approved for treating PMDD and acne, while others are used for other purposes.
  • Uses of Tricyclic Antidepressants
    Tricyclic antidepressants are primarily used for the treatment of depression in adults. However, as this eMedTV page explains, there are several off-label uses of tricyclic antidepressants, such as helping people quit smoking and preventing migraines.
  • Using Mealtime Insulin Safely
    Although it might seem a little scary, taking mealtime insulin can be safe if you know what to do. This eMedTV Web page takes a detailed look at which products are the safest, explains how mealtime insulin works, and offers helpful dosing tips.
  • Ustekinumab Dosage
    If you weigh less than 220 pounds, the recommended ustekinumab dose is 45 mg. This eMedTV Web resource takes a closer look at the dosing guidelines for this prescription drug, with helpful information on when and how the injections should be given.
  • Ustekinumab Drug Information
    Some types of plaque psoriasis can be treated with ustekinumab. This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at this prescription drug, including details on how it is used. A link to more in-depth information on ustekinumab is also provided.
  • Uterine Cancer Alternative Treatment
    For some women dealing with uterine cancer, alternative treatment may help ease stress and relieve pain. This eMedTV article discusses alternative treatments for uterine cancer, such as massage therapy, acupuncture, and acupressure.
  • Uterine Cancer Hormone Therapy
    In cases of uterine cancer, hormone therapy usually involves taking progesterone orally. This eMedTV article explains how hormone therapy is used to treat women with uterine cancer and discusses possible side effects of the treatment.
  • Uterine Cancer Questions
    When dealing with a diagnosis of uterine cancer, questions for the doctor may be difficult to remember. This eMedTV Web page provides lists of questions to ask the doctor concerning biopsies and treatment options for uterine cancer.
  • Uterine Cancer Research
    As this eMedTV article explains, uterine cancer research currently under way is studying the effectiveness of new surgical techniques to treat the disease. This Web page looks at other research being conducted on new ways to treat uterine cancer.
  • Uterine Cancer Support
    For women with uterine cancer, support groups and social workers can provide help coping with the disease. This eMedTV Web page identifies possible sources of support for women with uterine cancer, such as counselors and members of the clergy.
  • Uterine Cancer Surgery
    In cases of uterine cancer, surgery is the most common method of treating the disease. This eMedTV segment discusses the types of surgery used to treat uterine cancer, such as a total hysterectomy and a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
  • Uterine Cancer Treatment by Stage
    One of the factors affecting treatment of uterine cancer is the stage (or extent) of the disease. This eMedTV Web page breaks down various options for uterine cancer treatment by stage of the disease and offers links to additional information.
  • Uterine Fibroids
    This multimedia clip explains what uterine fibroids are and describes possible symptoms.
  • Uterine Fibroids
    This video clip discusses uterine fibroids, including what causes them and possible symptoms.
  • Uterine Fibroids (Vaginal Hysterectomy)
    This video clip discusses uterine fibroids, including what causes them and possible symptoms.
  • Uterine Rupture After Cesarean Section
    Although rare, uterine rupture after cesarean section can occur, especially if a scar is already present. This eMedTV Web page explains the possible causes and risks associated with this complication.
  • Uterine Sarcoma Stages
    In cases of uterine sarcoma, stages are used to express the extent of the disease. This eMedTV article defines the stages of uterine sarcoma, which include stages I-IV and recurrent cases of the cancer, and looks at tests used in the staging process.
  • Uterine Sarcoma Treatment
    Uterine sarcoma treatment may involve surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and/or hormone therapy. This eMedTV resource describes the various treatments that may be used to treat uterine sarcoma and provides links to additional information.
  • Uterine Sarcoma Treatment by Stage
    For women with uterine sarcoma, treatment is often based on the stage of the disease. This eMedTV Web page breaks down uterine sarcoma treatment by stage of the cancer, from stage I to stage IV and recurrent cases of the disease.
  • UTI Risk Factors
    UTI risk factors include being female, having a urinary catheter, and using certain forms of birth control. This eMedTV article discusses these and other risk factors that increase a person's chances of developing a urinary tract infection.
  • Uw rechten als onderzoeksdeelnemer
    Als onderzoeksdeelnemer hebt u bepaalde rechten, zoals: * Het recht om op de hoogte gesteld te worden en te blijven van de aard en het doel van het onderzoek. * Het recht op uitleg over de procedures die in het onderzoek worden gevolgd en alle geneesmiddelen die worden gebruikt. * Het recht op informatie over ongemakken en risico's die redelijkerwijs kunnen worden verwacht. * Het recht op informatie over andere behandelingen die voor u gunstig zouden kunnen zijn, en over de voor- en nadelen daarvan. * Het recht op informatie over de medische behandelingen die ter beschikking staan als u tijdens het onderzoek last van complicaties krijgt.
  • Vaccinations -- They're Not Just For Kids
    It is not uncommon for adults to be behind on or to have missed important vaccinations. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at adult vaccinations that are currently recommended, as well as details on the diseases and infections they protect against.
  • Vaccine Checklist for Preteens and Teens
    As this eMedTV page explains, vaccinations for preteens and teens can help protect them from potentially life-threatening viruses and bacterial infections. This article examines the various vaccines available and describes what they protect against.
  • Vaccine-Associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis
    As this eMedTV page explains, vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis is a rare adverse reaction following vaccination with the live oral polio vaccine. This page describes this condition and explains how the paralysis it causes may be permanent.
  • Vaccines to Prevent Meningitis
    As this eMedTV page explains, several vaccines are currently in use to protect against meningitis. This article takes a quick look at some of these products and includes a link to information on preventing this condition.
  • Vad innebär det att vara med i en studie?
    Vissa personer är osäkra på om de bör delta i en studie.
  • Vad är en forskningsstudie?
    En forskningsstudie eller klinisk prövning är ett organiserat sätt för medicinska forskare att få reda på mer om ett visst läkemedel, ett vaccin eller annan typ av behandling.
  • Vad är en intressekonflikt?
    Studieläkare och andra forskare vill att studiedeltagarna ska vara säkra och friska.
  • Vad är multipel skleros?
    Ditt immunsystem hjälper normalt till att skydda dig.
  • Vagifem and Breastfeeding
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that it is typically not recommended for women to use Vagifem (estradiol vaginal tablets) while breastfeeding. Vagifem does pass through breast milk and can affect the quality and quantity of the milk.
  • Vagifem and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web resource explains that women should not use Vagifem (estradiol vaginal tablets) during pregnancy. Vagifem is considered a Category X medication, and the full risks of using it during pregnancy currently are not known.
  • Vagifem Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the standard Vagifem dosage is one tablet inserted vaginally once daily for the first two weeks. The page also covers Vagifem dosing guidelines for your remaining treatment time and offers tips on using this medication.
  • Vagifem Drug Information
    Vagifem can help reduce menopause symptoms such as vaginal dryness. This portion of the eMedTV library takes a closer look at Vagifem, with information on how to ensure this is the right drug for you. A link to more details is also included.
  • Vagifem Drug Interactions
    When you take certain other medications with Vagifem, drug interactions can occur. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at the complications that may occur when Vagifem is taken with medications such as cyclosporine or certain antibiotics.
  • Vagifem Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that an overdose of Vagifem (estradiol vaginal tablets) is not likely to cause serious problems, but may result in nausea, vomiting, or vaginal bleeding. This page also describes what to do in the case of a Vagifem overdose.
  • Vagifem Uses
    This eMedTV page highlights several Vagifem uses, such as treating vaginal dryness, burning, and itching that occur due to menopause. This page also discusses how Vagifem works to treat vaginal inflammation caused by thinning of the vaginal tissues.
  • Vagifem Warnings and Precautions
    Vagifem may increase your risk of certain health problems, such as gallbladder disease and strokes. This eMedTV Web page describes several other Vagifem warnings and precautions, including what to tell your doctor before using this medication.
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy -- Pelvic Structures Introduction
    This video clip introduces female pelvic structures.
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy Complications (Final Thoughts)
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  • Vaginal Hysterectomy Presentation -- Summary
    This multimedia clip provides a summary of hysterectomies.
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy Reasons -- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    This video explains what pelvic organ prolapse is and describes possible symptoms.
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy Results -- Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    This clip offers information on abnormal uterine bleeding after the procedure.
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy Results -- Endometroisis
    This clip talks about the expected results for patients with endometriosis.
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy Results -- Fibroids
    This clip discusses the effects of a hysterectomy on fibroids.
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy Results -- Precancerous and Cancerous Conditions
    This clip discusses the possible outcomes of a hysterectomy for pre-cancerous conditions or cancerous growths.
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy Results -- Prolapsed Structures
    This clip explains how a hysterectomy will affect prolapsed structures.
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