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Organ Injury With a Myomectomy - Ovcon Side Effects

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  • Organ Injury With a Myomectomy
    A possible complication of any abdominal surgery is organ injury. With a myomectomy, as this eMedTV article points out, the chance of an organ injury occurring is very small, due to the nature of the procedure.
  • Organ Injury With Laparoscopy
    Organ injury during laparoscopy can damage the ovaries, uterus, and other organs, but this is very rare. This eMedTV Web page discusses organ injury from a laparoscopy and its potential complications.
  • Organ Injury With Tubal Ligation
    Organ injury can occur with tubal ligation, possibly damaging organs such as the uterus and bladder. As this eMedTV resource explains, organ injury with tubal ligation is rare and, in most cases, quickly and easily healed.
  • Ortho Evra
    Available in the form of a patch, Ortho Evra is a prescription drug that is used to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV page provides a detailed description on how Ortho Evra works and also discusses its possible side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Ortho Evra and Breastfeeding
    It is generally recommended to avoid combined contraceptives (such as Ortho Evra) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV resource further discusses Ortho Evra and breastfeeding, explaining how the contraceptive can decrease the production of breast milk.
  • Ortho Evra and Pregnancy
    You should not use Ortho Evra during pregnancy, as it may cause miscarriages or birth defects. This eMedTV Web page contains more detailed information about Ortho Evra and pregnancy, and describes what happened when it was used in pregnant animals.
  • Ortho Evra Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, there is only one standard Ortho Evra dosage -- one patch applied every week for the first three weeks of your cycle. This page offers other Ortho Evra dosing information and includes tips on how to use the patch.
  • Ortho Evra Drug Interactions
    Antibiotics, cyclosporine, and many seizure medicines may cause negative Ortho Evra drug interactions. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at other medications that may interact with Ortho Evra, and describes the problems that can occur.
  • Ortho Evra Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that although an overdose on Ortho Evra is unlikely, taking too much of the contraceptive may cause vomiting or vaginal bleeding. This page explains how it may be possible to overdose on the patch and covers treatment options.
  • Ortho Evra Patch
    Women who are interested in a patch form of birth control may consider Ortho Evra. This eMedTV resource explains how this drug works, how to use it, and where the patch may be applied. Also included is a link to more information on this topic.
  • Ortho Evra Side Effects
    Some of the common side effects of Ortho Evra include nausea, headaches, and skin reactions. This eMedTV page describes other common side effects of the drug, as well as potentially serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Ortho Evra Uses
    Ortho Evra is used for preventing pregnancy in adult and adolescent females who are of reproductive age. This eMedTV resource explains some of the benefits of Ortho Evra and also describes possible off-label Ortho Evra uses (such as treating acne).
  • Ortho Evra Warnings and Precautions
    Ortho Evra can increase your blood pressure and your blood sugar levels. This eMedTV resource lists other Ortho Evra warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting the contraceptive, including information on who should not use the patch.
  • Ortho Micronor
    Ortho Micronor is a progestin-only oral contraceptive that is available by prescription. This eMedTV segment describes how the medication works, explains how and when to take this form of birth control, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Ortho Micronor and Breastfeeding
    Ortho Micronor is usually considered to be safe for breastfeeding women. This article from the eMedTV archives provides more information on Ortho Micronor and breastfeeding, and explains why Ortho Micronor is safer than combined oral contraceptives.
  • Ortho Micronor and Pregnancy
    Women should never intentionally use Ortho Micronor during pregnancy. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers a more in-depth look at Ortho Micronor and pregnancy, and explores the risks of using birth control pills during pregnancy.
  • Ortho Micronor Dosage
    The standard Ortho Micronor dosage is one tablet daily, taken at the same time each day. This eMedTV article explains how to start Ortho Micronor for the first time, what to do if you miss any pills, and what to do about irregular menstrual periods.
  • Ortho Micronor Drug Information
    This selection from the eMedTV library takes a brief look at Ortho Micronor, a drug used for birth control. Information in this segment includes how this product works, when it is usually prescribed, and why you may need to use additional contraceptives.
  • Ortho Micronor Drug Interactions
    Barbiturates, aprepitant, and modafinil are some of the medicines that may interact with Ortho Micronor. This eMedTV Web page lists specific products that may cause Ortho Micronor drug interactions and describes the effects of these interactions.
  • Ortho Micronor Overdose
    Vaginal bleeding, nausea, and vomiting are potential symptoms of an Ortho Micronor overdose. This eMedTV resource describes other possible effects of an Ortho Micronor overdose and explains whether treatment is necessary.
  • Ortho Micronor Side Effects
    Nausea, dizziness, and headache are some of the most commonly reported Ortho Micronor side effects. This eMedTV resource lists other common side effects and also describes potentially serious problems that should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Ortho Micronor Uses
    Ortho Micronor is used for preventing pregnancies in women of reproductive age. This eMedTV Web page discusses the advantages and disadvantages of this form of birth control and also lists possible off-label Ortho Micronor uses.
  • Ortho Micronor Warnings and Precautions
    If you get pregnant while taking Ortho Micronor, you may be at higher risk for ectopic pregnancy. This eMedTV article lists other important Ortho Micronor warnings and precautions, and offers information on who should not use progestin-only pills.
  • Ortho Tri Cyclin
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen is mainly used for birth control, but may also be used for acne treatment. This eMedTV page describes Ortho Tri-Cyclen in more detail and lists some potential side effects. Ortho Tri Cyclin is a common misspelling of Ortho Tri-Cyclen.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV page explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen and Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding women are typically advised to avoid taking Ortho Tri-Cyclen. This section of the eMedTV library provides more information on Ortho Tri-Cyclen and breastfeeding, and explains why progestin-only pills may be a better choice.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen and Pregnancy
    If you are using Ortho Tri-Cyclen and pregnancy occurs, stop taking the pill immediately. As this eMedTV resource explains, however, problems are not likely to occur if you accidentally take Ortho Tri-Cyclen before realizing you are pregnant.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen and Weight Gain
    Women taking Ortho Tri-Cyclen often report weight gain as a side effect of the drug. This part of the eMedTV library contains more information on Ortho Tri-Cyclen and weight gain, and offers some tips for getting your weight back under control.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Birth Control Pills
    This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a brief look at Ortho Tri-Cyclen, a birth control pill that has various effects in the body. This segment explains how the drug works and why it is so important to follow dosing guidelines as directed.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Dosage
    Take your Ortho Tri-Cyclen dosage at the same time each day to reduce the risk of pregnancy. This eMedTV resource provides more information on Ortho Tri-Cyclen dosing and also offers a list of general considerations for those taking the pill.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Drug Interactions
    Modafinil, selegiline, and antibiotics may interact with Ortho Tri-Cyclen. Drug interactions, as this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, could increase your risk for developing side effects or increase your chances of accidental pregnancy.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Overdose
    If you take too much Ortho Tri-Cyclen, overdose symptoms may include vomiting, nausea, and vaginal bleeding. This eMedTV article further discusses the effects of an Ortho Tri-Cyclen overdose and explains how it may be treated.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Side Effects
    Potential Ortho Tri-Cyclen side effects include bloating, headache, and nausea. As this eMedTV Web page explains, while most side effects of the drug are mild, some (such as depression or breast lumps) may require immediate medical attention.
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Uses
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen is commonly used for birth control and acne treatment. This article from the eMedTV archives describes how this form of birth control works and also lists possible off-label Ortho Tri-Cyclen uses (such as for treating PMDD).
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen Warnings and Precautions
    Tell your doctor if you have diabetes, liver disease, or depression before using Ortho Tri-Cyclen. This eMedTV segment lists other Ortho Tri-Cyclen warnings and precautions, and offers information on who should not use this form of birth control.
  • Ortho Tricyclen
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen is an oral contraceptive that is available by prescription. This eMedTV article discusses other Ortho Tri-Cyclen uses and explains how the birth control pill works. Ortho Tricyclen is a common misspelling of Ortho Tri-Cyclen.
  • Ortho Tricyclin
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen is mainly used for birth control, but it is also approved for treating acne. This eMedTV article briefly describes the drug and explains how it works. Ortho Tricyclin is a common misspelling of Ortho Tri-Cyclen.
  • Orthoevra
    Ortho Evra is a contraceptive that is available in the form of a patch. This eMedTV segment offers a brief description of the patch and explains what to tell your doctor before using this contraceptive. Orthoevra is a common misspelling of Ortho Evra.
  • Orthotricyclen
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen is a prescription birth control pill. This page from the eMedTV site explains how this form of birth control works and lists side effects that may occur with its use. Orthotricyclen is a common misspelling of Ortho Tri-Cyclen.
  • Orthotricyclin
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen is a birth control pill that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV page briefly explains how the drug works and provides a link to more information. Orthotricyclin is a common misspelling of Ortho Tri-Cyclen.
  • Osella
    Ocella is a generic birth control pill that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV segment explains how the medication works and explains what side effects may occur with this form of contraception. Osella is a common misspelling of Ocella.
  • Ospemifene
    Ospemifene can help treat painful sexual intercourse in women who have gone through menopause. This eMedTV Web selection presents an overview of this drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Ospemifene Dosage
    This eMedTV page features dosing guidelines for ospemifene, including details on the amount you will receive, tips on how to take it, and whether you need to take it with food. This article also gives suggestions on how to get the most out of each dose.
  • Ospemifene Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV page, women who have painful sexual intercourse after going through menopause may benefit from treatment with ospemifene. More information on this drug is discussed in this article, along with safety concerns and side effects.
  • Ospemifene Side Effects
    Ospemifene may cause potentially serious reactions, allergic reactions, or other problems in some people. This eMedTV article examines other possible side effects of ospemifene and explains which problems require urgent medical treatment.
  • OTC Oxybutynin Patch
    OTC oxybutynin patch is available over-the-counter to treat an overactive bladder in women. This eMedTV Web selection offers an overview of this medicine, including details on what it is used for, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • OTC Oxybutynin Patch Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, the standard OTC oxybutynin patch dose to treat an overactive bladder is one patch applied on the skin every four days. This article also lists other steps to follow to use this patch safely and properly.
  • OTC Oxybutynin Patch Information
    OTC oxybutynin patch is a nonprescription medicine used to treat an overactive bladder in adult women. This eMedTV resource offers more information on OTC oxybutynin patch, including dosing tips and general safety concerns.
  • OTC Oxybutynin Patch Side Effects
    Contact your doctor immediately if you develop difficulty passing urine after using an OTC oxybutynin patch. This eMedTV resource describes other serious OTC oxybutynin patch side effects that may require treatment, along with other possible problems.
  • Other Considerations -- Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation Risks
    This video introduces major complications with this procedure and possible outcomes.
  • Other Myomectomy Risks
    This video introduces major complications with this procedure and possible outcomes.
  • Other Thoughts on Abdominal Hysterectomy Risks
    This clip lists conditions that put a person at risk for complications with an abdominal hysterectomy.
  • Ovcon
    Ovcon is a prescription birth control pill that mainly works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV resource offers a complete overview of this pill, including information on the different types of Ovcon, potential side effects, and tips on taking it.
  • Ovcon and Breastfeeding
    If you are taking Ovcon and breastfeeding, it is important to understand the potential risks. This eMedTV page explains how Ovcon may decrease the quantity and quality of breast milk, and is typically not recommended for women who are breastfeeding.
  • Ovcon and Pregnancy
    If you take Ovcon intentionally during pregnancy, it may cause serious problems (such as birth defects). This eMedTV article discusses why Ovcon is a pregnancy Category X drug and explains what to do if you are taking Ovcon and pregnancy occurs.
  • Ovcon Birth Control Pills
    This segment on the eMedTV site presents a basic overview of the Ovcon birth control pill. It discusses how this medication compares to another class of oral contraceptives, discusses general dosing guidelines, and covers common side effects.
  • Ovcon Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that it is important to carefully follow Ovcon dosing guidelines, as missing pills significantly increases your risk of pregnancy. This page gives tips on taking your Ovcon dosage, as well as what to do if you miss any pills.
  • Ovcon Drug Interactions
    Before taking any other medicine with Ovcon, talk to your doctor about drug interactions. This eMedTV article lists the medicines that may cause Ovcon drug interactions and explains how some of these interactions can increase the risk of pregnancy.
  • Ovcon Overdose
    This eMedTV resource explains that although an Ovcon overdose is unlikely to cause serious problems, you should still seek immediate medical care if you have overdosed on the pill. This page also covers possible symptoms and treatment options.
  • Ovcon Side Effects
    Common Ovcon side effects may include nausea, bloating, and headaches. This eMedTV Web article describes other side effects that have been reported with birth control pills (including Ovcon) and also lists some of the potentially serious side effects.
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