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Ovcon Uses - Precautions and Warnings With Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate

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  • Ovcon Uses
    The primary use of Ovcon is for preventing pregnancy. However, as this eMedTV article explains, there are also several "off-label" Ovcon uses, such as treating heavy menstrual bleeding, painful menstrual periods, and irregular menstrual periods.
  • Ovcon Warnings and Precautions
    Ovcon can make some health problems worse, such as high blood pressure and depression. This eMedTV resource outlines other important Ovcon warnings and precautions to be aware of before using this pill, including who should not use this contraceptive.
  • Over-the-Counter Diflucan
    At this time, there is no over-the-counter Diflucan. As this page on the eMedTV site explains, Diflucan is an antifungal drug that is available by prescription only. It is approved to treat (and sometimes prevent) various types of fungal infections.
  • Overactive Thyroid
    Overactive thyroid is a condition where a person's thyroid hormone levels are too high. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of this condition, with information on treatment options, common symptoms, making a diagnosis, and more.
  • Overview of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    This video explains what pelvic organ prolapse is how an abdominal hysterctomy may be necessary for its treatment.
  • Oxybutynin OTC Drugs
    As a nonprescription drug, OTC oxybutynin patches can help treat an overactive bladder in adult women. This eMedTV segment explores this medicated skin patch, including how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate Capsules
    Paroxetine mesylate capsules are a non-hormonal medicine used to treat hot flashes due to menopause. This eMedTV Web selection offers an overview of this medicine, including information on possible side effects, when to take it, and how it works.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate Capsules Dosage
    This eMedTV resource explains that the standard recommended dosage of paroxetine mesylate capsules is one capsule taken daily, preferably at bedtime. This article explains why the drug is usually taken at night and offers some other helpful dosing tips.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate Capsules Information
    Paroxetine mesylate capsules are prescribed to relieve hot flashes caused by menopause. This eMedTV Web page features more information on paroxetine mesylate capsules, including side effects of the drug and potential safety concerns.
  • Paroxetine Mesylate Capsules Side Effects
    Headaches, fatigue, and nausea are commonly reported side effects of paroxetine mesylate capsules. This eMedTV page describes other possible side effects that may occur with this medicine, including those that you should report to your doctor right away.
  • PCOS
    PCOS stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. As this eMedTV article explains, this condition can affect a woman's menstrual cycle, hormones, and even her fertility. This overview covers the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of PCOS.
  • PCOS and Metformin
    This eMedTV page explains that although it is not approved to treat PCOS, metformin has been shown to increase the chance of pregnancy and reduce the risk of miscarriage in women with PCOS. This page also covers tips for using metformin for PCOS.
  • PCOS and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, PCOS not only makes it harder to conceive, it increases your risk for complications once you do become pregnant. This article takes an in-depth look at PCOS and pregnancy, with info on fertility, treatment, and more.
  • PCOS Information
    This page of the eMedTV archives presents a basic overview of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It includes information on possible causes of this condition, common signs and symptoms, treatment options, and more, with links to more details.
  • PCOS Symptoms
    Missed or irregular menstrual periods are among the common symptoms of PCOS. However, as this eMedTV article explains, the exact signs will vary from woman to woman. This Web selection takes a closer look at possible indications of PCOS.
  • PCOS Treatment
    PCOS is an incurable disease. However, as you'll see in this eMedTV selection, birth control pills, fertility drugs, and other treatment options can help address a number of PCOS symptoms. This page takes a closer look.
  • Pelvic Adhesions
    This multimedia clip explains what pelvic adhesions are, possible causes, and treatment.
  • Pelvic Laparoscopy Information
    As this eMedTV page explains, a laparoscopy can help diagnose several problems within the pelvis, such as endometriosis and pelvic adhesions. This article offers more information on this procedure and provides a link to more information.
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    This interactive video segment explains pelvic organ prolapse, including possible symptoms.
  • Pelvic Structures Introduction (Abdominal Hysterectomy)
    This video clip introduces female pelvic structures related to an abdominal hysterctomy.
  • Phendametrazine
    Phendimetrazine is a prescription weight loss medication. This eMedTV page describes how phendimetrazine works to suppress the appetite and offers general precautions when taking the drug. Phendametrazine is a common misspelling of phendimetrazine.
  • Phendimetrazine
    Phendimetrazine is a prescription medicine licensed to help people lose weight. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at this medication, including information about how it works, its side effects, and guidelines for taking it.
  • Phendimetrazine Dosing
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, phendimetrazine dosing guidelines for weight loss typically start at 105 mg once daily or 35 mg two or three times daily. This page also offers helpful guidelines for those taking the medication.
  • Phendimetrazine Tartrate for Weight Loss
    Available by prescription, phendimetrazine tartrate is a drug approved to help people lose weight. This eMedTV segment offers a quick overview of phendimetrazine, including information on the effectiveness of this weight loss product.
  • Phendimetrizine
    Phendimetrazine, a drug used to help people lose weight, works by suppressing the appetite. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of the drug and covers some general dosing guidelines. Phendimetrizine is a common misspelling of phendimetrazine.
  • Phentermine and Topiramate
    A healthcare provider may recommend phentermine and topiramate to help with weight loss in certain people. This eMedTV page explains who this prescription drug is designed for, potential side effects, and instructions for when and how to take it.
  • Phentermine and Topiramate Dosage
    Phentermine and topiramate is sold as a capsule and is taken once a day. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers tips for how to take this weight loss drug and explains why you should use it in combination with diet and exercise.
  • Phentermine and Topiramate Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, phentermine and topiramate is a medicine prescribed to help certain adults lose weight. This article covers more information on this drug, including safety concerns to be aware of before taking it.
  • Phentermine and Topiramate Side Effects
    Insomnia, dry mouth, and dizziness are some of the possible side effects of phentermine and topiramate. This eMedTV article presents an outline of common reactions to this drug, as well as those that are dangerous and require immediate medical attention.
  • Placenta Accreta
    This interactive video discuses placenta accreta, including how often it occurs.
  • Placenta Previa
    This media clip explains what placenta previa is and things that can cause it.
  • Placental Abruption
    Placental abruption is a problem that may occur during pregnancy, as the media clip explains.
  • Plan B
    An emergency contraceptive, Plan B is a medication that can help prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Plan B, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, side effects, and more.
  • Plan B and Breastfeeding
    Plan B is considered safe for use in most women who are breastfeeding. Plan B, as this eMedTV page explains, should not affect the quantity or quality of breast milk. This page also covers what to tell your doctor before using Plan B when nursing.
  • Plan B and Pregnancy
    Plan B should not intentionally be used during pregnancy. This eMedTV segment further discusses Plan B and pregnancy, explaining why the pill is a pregnancy Category X medication. This page also covers why it won't disrupt an established pregnancy.
  • Plan B Contraceptive
    As a contraceptive, Plan B works primarily by stopping ovulation or preventing fertilization of the egg. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of Plan B, including how this emergency contraceptive can help prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex.
  • Plan B Contraceptive Pill
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV Web library, Plan B is an emergency contraceptive pill that is used after unprotected sex. This article provides more information on this medication and includes a link to learn more.
  • Plan B Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use Plan B if you have certain medical problems, such as diabetes. This eMedTV Web resource takes a closer look at other potential Plan B dangers to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Plan B Dosage
    This eMedTV segment explains that your dosage of Plan B will vary based on the version you use. It will either be a one-time dosage of a single tablet, or it will be one tablet followed by another tablet twelve hours later.
  • Plan B Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, drug interactions may occur when Plan B is taken with certain seizure medications, antibiotics, and other drugs. This page describes how some of these Plan B drug interactions could increase the risk of pregnancy.
  • Plan B Effectiveness
    Taking Plan B within 72 hours of unprotected sex can decrease the chance of pregnancy by 89 percent. This eMedTV article further discusses the effectiveness of Plan B, including information on how this emergency contraceptive works and tips for taking it.
  • Plan B Medication Information
    This eMedTV resource discusses important information on Plan B, a medication used for preventing pregnancy in cases of unprotected sex. This page also explains why Plan B may not be suitable for some people and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Plan B Overdose
    Although an overdose of Plan B is unlikely, taking too much of this pill may cause nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV article gives more details on what to expect from a Plan B overdose and describes the treatment methods that may be considered.
  • Plan B Risks
    Potentially negative reactions to Plan B may include diarrhea, nausea, and headaches. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes other possible Plan B risks, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Plan B Safety Information
    As this eMedTV page explains, you may not be able to take Plan B if you have certain medical conditions. This page further discusses important safety information on Plan B, including what to tell your doctor before taking this contraceptive.
  • Plan B Side Effects
    Some of the Plan B side effects may include headaches, fatigue, and nausea. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes other potential side effects of Plan B, including potentially serious ones that should be reported to a healthcare provider.
  • Plan B Uses
    Plan B is an emergency contraceptive that is used for preventing pregnancy after unprotected sex. This eMedTV page further discusses Plan B uses, including information on when to use it and details on how this "morning-after pill" works.
  • Plan B Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV resource explains, you should not take Plan B if you suspect that you may already be pregnant. This page provides several other Plan B warnings and precautions, including what to tell your doctor before using this contraceptive.
  • PlanB
    This eMedTV Web page explains that Plan B is a contraceptive that is used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected intercourse. This page offers a brief description of Plan B, including tips on taking it. PlanB is a common misspelling of Plan B.
  • Planning for a Cesarean Section
    This multimedia video discusses things to consider when planning for a cesarean section.
  • Polidocanol
    Polidocanol is a medication used to remove spider veins and reticular veins. This page of the eMedTV archives provides a detailed overview of this medication, explaining how it works, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Polidocanol Dosage
    It is important to stay moderately active for a few days after receiving a polidocanol dosage. This eMedTV Web page explains why, describes general dosing guidelines for this drug, and offers important precautions to implement after treatment.
  • Polidocanol Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page offers important information on the drug polidocanol, which is used to treat certain kinds of varicose veins. This page explains how the medicine works and what to look for when seeking this treatment from a healthcare provider.
  • Portia
    Portia is a generic version of Nordette, a birth control pill. This eMedTV article describes this form of contraceptive in more detail, including information on how it works, when and how to take the pill, and what you should know before using Portia.
  • Portia Birth Control Pills
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Portia is a drug approved to prevent pregnancy. This Web page takes a closer look at this product, with information on how to take this birth control pill, side effects, and more.
  • Portia Dosing
    It is important that you take your Portia dose every day, at the same time each day. This section of the eMedTV Web site provides other Portia dosing information, including instructions on what to do if you miss any pills.
  • Portia Side Effects
    Potential side effects of Portia include bloating and headaches. This eMedTV page lists other possible Portia side effects, including serious side effects that should be reported to your doctor immediately (such as depression or migraines).
  • Possible Changes to a Normal Labor and Delivery
    This interactive video explains possible changes that may occur during a normal labor and delivery.
  • Possible Changes to Normal Labor and Delivery (VBAC)
    This video clip describes changes in normal labor and delivery that may cause the need for assisted delivery.
  • Possible Complications and Outcomes -- Bunionectomy
    This video clip introduces possible major complications and outcomes.
  • Possible Risks and Outcomes -- Diagnostic Laparoscopy
    This video introduces major complications with this procedure and possible outcomes.
  • Possible Signs of Labor
    This video clip discusses several signs of labor.
  • Postpartum BTL
    This video clip describes how a BTL is performed postpartum, or after giving birth.
  • Postpartum Depression
    This video summarizes common symptoms of postpartum depression.
  • Precancerous or Cancerous Growths
    This video clip describes the effects of abnormal cell growth in the organs of the pelvis.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Amethia
    Amethia can make certain conditions worse, such as depression and high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource lists other warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting Amethia, including details on who should not use this contraceptive.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Apri
    Taking Apri can increase your risk of developing heart attacks, strokes, and blood clots. This eMedTV page describes other important precautions and warnings with Apri, including information on who should not use this form of contraception.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Benzphetamine
    Using benzphetamine can make glaucoma worse or may increase your heart rate and blood pressure. This eMedTV page covers other precautions and warnings with benzphetamine to be aware of, including information on who should avoid the medicine.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Camila
    It is normal to have late or early menstrual periods while taking Camila. This page on the eMedTV site contains a list of other precautions and warnings with Camila and offers important information on who should not use progestin-only pills.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Conjugated Estrogens Vaginal Cream
    Women who use conjugated estrogens vaginal cream have an increased risk of breast cancer or dementia. This eMedTV page highlights other important precautions and warnings with conjugated estrogens vaginal cream, including who should avoid it.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Daysee
    Tell your doctor if you have depression, diabetes, or liver disease before using Daysee. This eMedTV segment lists other important Daysee warnings and precautions, and offers information on who should not use this form of birth control.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Diethylpropion
    Diethylpropion is not recommended for people with a heart murmur or heart valve problems. This eMedTV resource includes other precautions and warnings with diethylpropion and offers information on how to safely use the medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Dinoprostone Vaginal Gel
    As this eMedTV page explains, women who have previously had a difficult labor and delivery may not be able to use dinoprostone vaginal gel. Other important warnings and precautions are listed in this article, including dangerous problems that may occur.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Enpresse
    Enpresse may increase blood sugar, particularly in women with diabetes. This eMedTV segment offers other precautions and warnings with Enpresse and includes a list of certain medical conditions you should tell your doctor about before using the pill.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Estarylla
    Estarylla may increase the risk of benign (noncancerous) liver tumors. This part of the eMedTV Web site lists other important Estarylla precautions and warnings, including situations in which this form of birth control should not be used.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Esterified Estrogens
    Before using esterified estrogens, tell your doctor if you have diabetes, endometriosis, or CHF. This eMedTV segment contains more precautions and warnings with esterified estrogens, including a list of other conditions your doctor should know about.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Estradiol Cypionate
    You should not use estradiol cypionate if you have liver disease, blood clots, or certain types of cancer. This eMedTV article lists other important precautions and warnings with estradiol cypionate, including who should not use this medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Estradiol Vaginal Cream
    Estradiol vaginal cream may increase the risk of breast cancer. This article from the eMedTV site includes a more detailed list of precautions and warnings with estradiol vaginal cream and also offers information on who should not use this product.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Estradiol Vaginal Tablets
    Women who use estradiol vaginal tablets have an increased risk of developing strokes or gallbladder disease. This eMedTV page lists other important precautions and warnings with estradiol vaginal tablets, including who should not use this medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Estradiol Valerate
    You should not use estradiol valerate if you have liver disease or have ever had a blood clot. This eMedTV page offers a list of other precautions and warnings with estradiol valerate, including more information on who should not use this medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Estropipate
    You should not use estropipate if you have ever had a blood clot or pulmonary embolism. This eMedTV page provides a list of other precautions and warnings with estropipate, including more information on who should not use this medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Gildagia
    Tell your doctor if you have migraines, diabetes, or a history of strokes before using Gildagia. This eMedTV segment lists other important Gildagia warnings and precautions, and offers information on who should not use this form of birth control.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate
    As this eMedTV page explains, hydroxyprogesterone caproate should not be used in women with liver disease. This article explains who else should avoid hydroxyprogesterone caproate and lists other warnings and precautions to be aware of before using it.
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