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  • Vitamin B6 Safety
    You should talk to your doctor before taking vitamin B6 if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This eMedTV segment includes other vitamin B6 safety warnings and precautions, and explains what problems may occur with high-dose supplementation.
  • Vitamin B6 Side Effects
    Drowsiness, nausea, and headaches are side effects that may occur with vitamin B6. Side effects, as this eMedTV resource explains, are probably most common at high doses and may sometimes be a sign of vitamin B6 toxicity.
  • Vitamin B6 Toxicity
    The classic sign of vitamin B6 toxicity is nerve problems in the hands and feet (peripheral neuropathy). This eMedTV Web page further explores the possible dangers of vitamin toxicity and explains how this problem can be prevented.
  • Vitaminb12
    Vitamin B12 is essential for healthy blood and nerve cells. This page on the eMedTV site describes the various forms of vitamin B12 supplementation and lists potential side effects of these products. Vitaminb12 is a common misspelling of vitamin B12.
  • Vitaminb6
    Vitamin B6 is a vitamin that is necessary for many chemical reactions in the body. This eMedTV article explains how it works and what you should be aware of before using vitamin B6 supplementation. Vitaminb6 is a common misspelling of vitamin B6.
  • Vitamine B12
    Vitamin B12 is a type of vitamin important for healthy nerve and blood cells. This eMedTV page explains what else vitamin B12 supplementation is used for and describes other effects of this vitamin. Vitamine b12 is a common misspelling of vitamin B12.
  • Vitamine B6
    Vitamin B6 is a compound that has antioxidant effects and is essential for the formation of hemoglobin. This eMedTV Web page explores the benefits, uses, and effectiveness of this vitamin. Vitamine b6 is a common misspelling of vitamin B6.
  • Vitaminin B12
    Vitamin B12, found in foods and also available as a supplement, is important for healthy nerve cells. This eMedTV page covers other benefits of vitamin B12 and explains what side effects may occur. Vitaminin B12 is a common misspelling of vitamin B12.
  • Vitaminin B6
    Vitamin B6 is important for many chemical reactions in the body, including the metabolism of carbohydrates. This eMedTV segment explores other possible benefits of vitamin B6 supplementation. Vitaminin b6 is a common misspelling of vitamin B6.
  • Vitex
    Vitex is an herb that is claimed to be beneficial for several conditions, such as infertility and PMS. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this supplement, including information on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Vitex and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV Web page discusses, it is not known if vitex (chasteberry) passes through breast milk or if it is safe for breastfeeding women and their babies. This page covers the potential problems of breastfeeding and taking vitex at the same time.
  • Vitex and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to use vitex (chasteberry) if you are expecting, as the herb may affect certain hormones. This eMedTV page offers more information on pregnancy and vitex, and stresses the importance of talking to your doctor about the risks involved.
  • Vitex Dosage
    As this eMedTV page discusses, there is no clearly established dosage of vitex that is considered safe and effective. This page also covers why there is no standard dosage and offers some tips on finding a product made by a reputable manufacturer.
  • Vitex Drug Interactions
    Antipsychotic medications and hormonal contraceptives may cause negative interactions with vitex. This eMedTV page outlines other medications that may cause drug interactions with this product and describes the problems these interactions may cause.
  • Vitex for Fertility
    Some people may wonder, "Can vitex make me more fertile?" This eMedTV page takes a closer look at fertility and vitex, including information on how this herb may increase the chance of pregnancy for women with certain infertility issues.
  • Vitex for Menopause
    More research is needed to prove that menopause symptoms can be treated with vitex. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at using this supplement for menopause, including information on the research that has been performed on this herbal supplement.
  • Vitex Overdose
    This eMedTV Web article explains that it is not known what exactly to expect from an overdose of vitex (chasteberry) or even if an overdose is possible. This page covers what to do if you overdose and describes possible treatment options.
  • Vitex Side Effects
    Headaches, nausea, and diarrhea are among the possible side effects of vitex. This part of the eMedTV archives describes other side effects to watch out for, including serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Vitex Supplement Information
    Are you looking for information about vitex? As this eMedTV article explains, vitex is an herbal supplement used to treat infertility and other conditions. This resource gives a brief overview of vitex, with details on side effects and safety concerns.
  • Vitiman B12
    Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin important for the process of making DNA. This eMedTV page lists other vitamin B12 effects and describes the problems that may occur in people with a deficiency. Vitiman B12 is a common misspelling of vitamin B12.
  • Vitiman B6
    People with low levels of vitamin B6 may develop anemia and other health problems. This eMedTV resource describes the benefits of vitamin B6 and lists some of its potential side effects. Vitman b6 is a common misspelling of vitamin B6.
  • Vitmin B12
    Vitamin B12 is essential for making DNA and breaking down a certain amino acid. This eMedTV resource discusses vitamin B12 uses in more detail and lists the various forms that this vitamin comes in. Vitmin B12 is a common misspelling of vitamin B12.
  • Vitmin B6
    Vitamin B6 is often used to treat vitamin B6 deficiencies and hyperhomocysteinemia. This eMedTV page covers other vitamin B6 uses and explains what to discuss with your doctor before using this vitamin. Vitmin b6 is a common misspelling of vitamin B6.
  • Warnings and Precautions With Azurette
    This eMedTV segment explains why Azurette may not be the best choice for women who have a history of liver disease, gallbladder disease, or clotting disorders. Warnings and precautions for Azurette also apply to women who are heavy smokers or are obese.
  • Warnings and Precautions With Paroxetine Mesylate Capsules
    You should not use paroxetine mesylate capsules if you use certain medications, such as MAOIs or Zyvox. This eMedTV article lists other important precautions and warnings with paroxetine mesylate capsules, including issues to discuss with your doctor.
  • Weight Loss Drug Lorcaserin
    Many people who are obese or have a weight-related health problem may benefit from lorcaserin. This eMedTV resource examines whether this weight loss drug is effective and who may benefit from taking lorcaserin. It also offers a link to more details.
  • What Are Estradiol Vaginal Tablets Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, estradiol vaginal tablets are used for treating vaginal problems due to low estrogen levels in menopausal women. This page describes how the medication works and lists the symptoms it can help treat.
  • What Are My Fertility Treatment Options?
    Couples have a wide range of options when it comes to fertility treatment. This page of the eMedTV site takes a detailed look at various medications, medical procedures, using a donor, surrogacy, and even adoption, exploring the pros and cons of each.
  • What Are Paroxetine Mesylate Capsules Used For?
    As you'll see in this eMedTV article, paroxetine mesylate capsules are used to treat moderate-to-severe hot flashes in certain women. This segment takes an in-depth look at how this non-hormonal medication works and who can use it.
  • What Are Progesterone Capsules Used For?
    Progesterone capsules can be prescribed to women who have stopped having a period before menopause. This eMedTV Web page explains what progesterone capsules are used for, including other approved uses of the drug and possible off-label uses.
  • What Are The Choices Beside Tubal Ligation?
    This video segment discusses the various alternatives to tubal ligation that are available.
  • What are Your Alternatives (Myomectomy)?
    This video describes the various alternatives that are available for treating fibroids.
  • What Are Your Alternatives to a Diagnostic Laparoscopy?
    This video clip describes procedures that can be used as alternatives to laparoscopy.
  • What Can You Expect Without a Diagnostic Laparoscopy?
    This clip explains the options that are available if you choose to not have a laparoscopy.
  • What Can You Expect Without a Laparoscopy?
    If you wish to avoid surgery, you are probably wondering what you can expect without a laparoscopy. This eMedTV segment covers alternatives and offers information on the risks and consequences you can expect without a laparoscopy.
  • What Can You Expect Without a Myomectomy?
    This video clips talks about what you should expect if you do not have this procedure.
  • What Does Botox Treat?
    Besides treating facial lines, what else is Botox used for? As this eMedTV page explains, Botox is known for its ability to improve the appearance of wrinkles but can also be used to treat severe sweating, eye problems, and head or neck spasms.
  • What Does Metronidazole Vaginal Gel Treat?
    A doctor may prescribe metronidazole vaginal gel for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. This eMedTV resource features more details on what metronidazole vaginal gel is used to treat and how it works. A link to more information is also included.
  • What Does Provera Do?
    This eMedTV segment discusses how Provera works to treat certain menstrual problems in women by replacing progesterone the body is unable to make. This page further explains what Provera does and how it works, and also links to more detailed information.
  • What Happens During a Bunionectomy?
    This video clip explains in detail what to expect during a bunionectomy.
  • What Happens During a Diagnostic Laparoscopy?
    This video segment describes what happens during a diagnostic laparoscopy.
  • What Happens During a Myomectomy?
    This interactive video clip explains what will happen during a myomectomy.
  • What Happens During Cesarean Section?
    This interactive video describes in detail what happens during a cesarean section.
  • What Happens During Laparoscopic BTL?
    This video segment describes what happens during laparoscopic BTL.
  • What Happens During Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy?
    This video guides you through the process of a laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy.
  • What Happens During Laparoscopy for Ectopic Pregnancy?
    This video clip describes how a laparoscopy is used to detect an ectopic pregnancy.
  • What Happens Right Before Your Abdominal Hysterectomy
    This video segment explains what will happen right before your abdominal hysterectomy.
  • What Happens Right Before Your Diagnostic Laparoscopy
    This video segment explains what will happen right before your procedure.
  • What Happens Right Before Your Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
    This video segment explains what will happen right before your procedure.
  • What if You Don't Have an Abdominal Hysterectomy?
    This video clip explains the risks of not having an abdominal hysterectomy.
  • What Is 5-Hydroxytryptophan Used For?
    5-hydroxytryptophan uses include helping with a variety of conditions, such as weight loss and depression. This eMedTV resource further discusses these and other 5-hydroxytryptophan uses, and explains whether the product is recommended for children.
  • What Is Amethia Used For?
    Amethia is a contraceptive prescribed to prevent pregnancy in females who are of reproductive age. This eMedTV page explains how this extended-cycle birth control pill works and lists other possible Amethia uses, including unapproved, or off-label, uses.
  • What Is Apri Used For?
    Apri is an oral contraceptive that is used for preventing pregnancy in women of reproductive age. As this eMedTV page explains, off-label Apri uses can include treating acne and painful menstrual periods. This page also lists several Apri benefits.
  • What Is Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)?
    This segment of the eMedTV library provides a detailed overview of assisted reproductive technology (ART). It describes the various procedures available, what they involve, and the possible risks, along with the situations when ART should be considered.
  • What Is Benzphetamine Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, benzphetamine is used as a weight-loss medication in people who have exogenous obesity. This article explains benzphetamine uses in more detail, including information on how the drug works and its use in children.
  • What Is Camila Used For?
    Camila is used for preventing unintentional pregnancy in women who cannot take estrogens. This eMedTV resource explains how Camila works, explores the advantages and disadvantages of progestin-only pills, and lists common off-label Camila uses.
  • What Is Conjugated Estrogens Vaginal Cream Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, conjugated estrogens vaginal cream is used for treating vaginal inflammation due to low estrogen levels in postmenopausal women. This page describes how the cream works and lists the symptoms it can treat.
  • What Is Daysee Used For?
    Daysee is commonly used for preventing pregnancy. However, as this article from the eMedTV archives describes, there are also some unapproved uses for Daysee. This resource discusses these uses and also explains how the pill works.
  • What Is Diethylpropion Used For?
    Diethylpropion is used for treating exogenous obesity in adults. This article from the eMedTV library further explores diethylpropion uses, describes how the weight loss aid works, and explains whether the drug should be used in children.
  • What Is Dinoprostone Vaginal Gel Used For?
    Women who are about to deliver a baby may be given dinoprostone vaginal gel. This eMedTV segment explains how dinoprostone vaginal gel is used to help soften and thin the cervix in preparation for childbirth. It also describes how this vaginal gel works.
  • What Is Enpresse Used For?
    Although Enpresse is mainly used for preventing pregnancy, it can also be used off-label for other purposes. This eMedTV resource discusses some of these possible off-label Enpresse uses and explains how the drug works for preventing pregnancy.
  • What Is Estarylla Used For?
    Even though Estarylla is approved for use in preventing pregnancy, it can be prescribed for other reasons. This eMedTV segment explores the uses for Estarylla, with details on how it works, who can take it, and various unapproved uses.
  • What Is Esterified Estrogens Used For?
    Esterified estrogens is used for treating menopausal symptoms and other conditions. This article from the eMedTV archives covers other esterified estrogens uses and explains whether the drug can be used off-label for other conditions.
  • What Is Estradiol Cypionate Used For?
    The primary Estradiol cypionate uses include treating menopausal symptoms and hormone deficiencies. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at what estradiol cypionate is used for, including its off-label use for men who are undergoing a sex change.
  • What Is Estradiol Vaginal Cream Used For?
    Estradiol vaginal cream is used for treating vaginal inflammation, usually in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV Web page takes a in-depth look at what the medicine is used for and explains whether there are any off-label estradiol vaginal cream uses.
  • What Is Estradiol Valerate Used For?
    Estradiol valerate is used to treat menopausal symptoms, hormone deficiencies, and prostate cancer. This eMedTV page further discusses what estradiol valerate is used for, including its possible off-label use for men who are undergoing a sex change.
  • What Is Estropipate Used For?
    Estropipate is most often used for treating menopausal symptoms. This eMedTV segment lists other approved estropipate uses, explains how the drug works for these conditions, and describes off-label uses that were previously considered legitimate.
  • What Is Gildagia Used For?
    Gildagia is commonly prescribed for preventing pregnancy. However, as this eMedTV page explains, Gildagia may be used for other reasons, such as treating heavy and painful menstrual periods. This resource also covers how this birth control pill works.
  • What Is Hydroxycitric Acid Used For?
    Today, hydroxycitric acid is used for weight loss, although that was not its original purpose. This eMedTV page describes the original uses and how it may work to help people lose weight. Hydroxycitric acid uses in children are also discussed.
  • What Is Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, your healthcare provider may recommend the use of hydroxyprogesterone caproate if you have had a spontaneous premature birth in the past. This article talks about this drug's uses in more detail, including unapproved uses.
  • What Is Junel Used For?
    Junel is mainly used for preventing pregnancy. This selection from the eMedTV library offers a discussion on what Junel is used for, including some of the "off-label" uses of the drug, such as treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
  • What Is Larin Fe Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Larin Fe is mainly used for preventing pregnancy. This resource takes a closer look at what the contraceptive is used for, including how it works and possible off-label (unapproved) uses.
  • What Is Leena Used For?
    The main Leena uses are for preventing pregnancy. However, as this page from the eMedTV Web site discusses, Leena may also be used off-label for treating several conditions (such as acne, painful menstrual periods, and heavy menstrual bleeding).
  • What Is Lessina Used For?
    Lessina is used for preventing pregnancy. As this page from the eMedTV library explains, the birth control pill appears to offer other benefits as well. Doctors may occasionally recommend off-label Lessina uses, such as for treating acne or PMDD.
  • What Is Leuprolide Acetate Depot Used For?
    This eMedTV article explains that prostate cancer, endometriosis, and other hormone-related conditions can be treated with leuprolide acetate depot. This segment describes why leuprolide acetate depot is used for these conditions and how it works.
  • What is Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System Used For?
    This eMedTV selection examines what levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system is used for and how it works to prevent pregnancy. This page further discusses who can receive this product, explains how it works, and looks at possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Liothyronine Used For?
    Liothyronine is used for treating hypothyroidism and various types of goiters. This page from the eMedTV site explores other possible liothyronine uses, explains how the drug works for these conditions, and discusses the use of this drug in children.
  • What Is Lorcaserin Used For?
    Lorcaserin, along with diet and exercise, can help certain people lose weight. This eMedTV page focuses on specific uses for lorcaserin, including who may benefit from it and how to determine when this product may not be helpful for you.
  • What Is Medroxyprogesterone Intramuscular Injection Used For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection is used for preventing pregnancy and relieving symptoms of kidney or endometrial cancer. This page describes how this prescription drug works and outlines unapproved uses.
  • What Is Metronidazole Vaginal Gel Used For?
    Metronidazole vaginal gel is given to treat a bacterial overgrowth called bacterial vaginosis. This eMedTV page explains how the gel works to kill certain bacteria in the vagina. This page also covers why children should not use metronidazole vaginal gel.
  • What Is Mifepristone Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a woman may use mifepristone tablets during the first seven weeks of her pregnancy to cause an abortion. This article examines approved and unapproved uses for this drug, with details on how it works.
  • What Is Milnacipran Used For?
    Fibromyalgia in adults is often treated with the prescription drug milnacipran. This segment from the eMedTV archives discusses uses for milnacipran in more detail, explains how the medication works, and lists possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Nystatin Ointment Used For?
    Nystatin products are used to treat fungal infections, but what is nystatin ointment used for, specifically? This eMedTV resource explores the approved uses for nystatin and also discusses possible off-label uses for the antifungal medication.
  • What Is Nystatin?
    Many people may wonder, "What is nystatin?" As this section of the eMedTV Web site explains, nystatin is a prescription antifungal medication approved for treating thrush, yeast infection, diaper rash, and various other fungal infections.
  • What Is Ocella Used For?
    Ocella is used for stopping ovulation in order to prevent pregnancy. This article on the eMedTV site further describes how this birth control pill works, lists possible off-label Ocella uses, and explains when you can start using it.
  • What Is Orally Disintegrating Phentermine Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, orally disintegrating phentermine is used as part of a weight loss plan in certain adults. This article takes an in-depth look at using this drug for this purpose, with details on how it works.
  • What Is Ospemifene Used For?
    Healthcare providers may recommend women use ospemifene if they have painful sexual intercourse. This eMedTV Web page examines specific uses for this prescription medicine and explains how it can work to alleviate certain symptoms caused by menopause.
  • What Is Provera Used For?
    This eMedTV resource explains what Provera is used for, including its approved uses for treating amenorrhea and abnormal uterine bleeding. This page also lists other possible approved and unapproved, or "off-label," uses of this prescription medicine.
  • What Is Provera?
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Provera to treat certain menstrual problems in women. This eMedTV Web selection further discusses what Provera is, how it works, and specific uses. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • What Is Sculptra?
    Sculptra is a facial filler used to treat wrinkles and correct facial fat loss. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at what Sculptra is, how it works, and potential side effects. A link to more information is also included.
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