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Clomiphene - Ectopic Pregnancy Laparoscopy Info

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  • Clomiphene
    Clomiphene is a medication that is prescribed to treat infertility in women. This eMedTV Web page covers how clomiphene works and provides general information on its effects, success rate, and possible side effects.
  • Clomiphene Citrate
    Clomiphene citrate is used to treat infertility in women. This eMedTV Web article takes a quick look at how this fertility drug works and lists some of the side effects that may occur. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Clomiphene Dosing
    The usual starting dose of clomiphene is 50 mg once daily for five days. This eMedTV resource contains other clomiphene dosing tips and guidelines, including information on when and how to take the medication.
  • Common Complications of Pregnancy
    Common complications of pregnancy, while alarming at first -- generally do not present a risk to the mother or baby and are easily treated. This eMedTV resource explains common complications of pregnancy, such as constipation and minor infections.
  • Complications and Outcomes -- Cesarean Section
    This video clip introduces major complications with cesarean birth and possible outcomes.
  • Complications During Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV selection explains, pregnancy complications can range from minor problems, like nausea, to major ones, like diabetes and heart disease. This article covers pregnancy problems in detail, including serious complications.
  • Complications From Assisted Deliveries (Childbirth)
    This video clip explores things that may cause complications with assisted deliveries.
  • Complications of Pregnancy
    Gestational diabetes and preeclampsia are examples of pregnancy complications. This eMedTV segment takes a quick look at some of the serious problems that could occur during pregnancy, including complications that may not cause symptoms.
  • Conseption
    Some women have no trouble getting pregnant; others find conception more difficult. This eMedTV page offers a couple of tips for women with this problem -- and also provides a link to more information. Conseption is a common misspelling of conception.
  • Contractions
    The types of contractions felt during pregnancy are Braxton Hicks contractions and true labor contractions. This eMedTV Web segment offers an in-depth look at these two types and explains the differences between them.
  • Controlling Gestational Diabetes
    Women who have gestational diabetes use meal plans, physical activity, and (if necessary) insulin. This eMedTV resource offers suggestions for controlling gestational diabetes in order to keep blood sugar levels in a target range.
  • Coping With Morning Sickness During Pregnancy
    As you'll see in this eMedTV resource, pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting can often be treated successfully. This article tells you what you need to know about coping with morning sickness, including when to see your doctor.
  • Creating a Backup Plan for Home Births
    A backup plan can come in handy if your home birth needs to become a hospital birth. This eMedTV article talks about how to create the best plan possible, with details on the complications that require a transfer, preparing for the hospital, and more.
  • Delayed Bowel Function Following a C-Section
    Delayed bowel function following a c-section is a common side effect, often caused by anesthesia. This eMedTV resource discusses other possible causes and treatment options for this condition.
  • Delayed Bowel Function Following Laparoscopic Surgery
    Your bowel function may be delayed temporarily following laparoscopic surgery. The information in this eMedTV resource discusses why it may occur and how it is treated.
  • Delayed Bowel Function, or Ileus (Laparoscopy For Ectopic Pregnancy Risks)
    This video file explains how, why, and when an ileus (delayed bowel function) may occur.
  • Description of Postpartum Bitubal Ligation
    This video clip offers a detailed description of what happens during postpartum tubal ligation.
  • Diabetes and Laparoscopic Surgery
    After laparoscopic surgery, people with diabetes need to know the signs of abnormal blood sugar levels. This eMedTV resource discusses diabetes and laparoscopic surgery, as well as symptoms of abnormal blood sugar levels and typical treatments.
  • Diabetes and Tubal Ligation
    If you have diabetes, symptoms of abnormal blood sugar following tubal ligation could signal a problem. This eMedTV resource covers important facts about diabetes and tubal ligation, such as increased risk of infection.
  • Diabetics and C-Section
    Complications for diabetics who have a c-section can include stillbirth, infections, and more. This eMedTV page discusses diabetics and c-section complications, as well as symptoms of abnormal blood sugar levels.
  • Diarrhea During Pregnancy
    If you are a pregnant woman who has diarrhea, it is important to avoid becoming dehydrated. This eMedTV resource explains why diarrhea may occur while you are expecting, and includes tips for avoiding dehydration in the event that it happens to you.
  • Diclegis
    Diclegis is a drug approved to treat nausea and vomiting caused by pregnancy. This eMedTV segment explores several topics relating to this drug, including how it works, how it is taken, effectiveness, and more.
  • Diclegis and Breastfeeding
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, it is generally recommended that breastfeeding women not take Diclegis (doxylamine and pyridoxine). This article takes a closer look at the use of this prescription medication in women who are nursing.
  • Diclegis and Pregnancy
    Using Diclegis (doxylamine and pyridoxine) during pregnancy is generally considered safe. This eMedTV article offers more information on why the FDA considers this drug safe for pregnant women and whether there have been any reported problems in the past.
  • Diclegis Dosage
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that the dosage of Diclegis a healthcare provider prescribes will mainly depend on the woman's response to the drug. This article examines other dosing recommendations for this medication.
  • Diclegis Drug Interactions
    It may not be safe to combine Diclegis with products like alcohol, narcotics, or anti-anxiety drugs. This eMedTV Web page highlights a number of products that can lead to drug interactions with Diclegis, along with tips on how to avoid these problems.
  • Diclegis Medication Information
    As this eMedTV article explains, Diclegis is a medication used to treat pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting. This article provides some basic information on Diclegis, including how to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Diclegis Overdose
    If too much Diclegis (doxylamine and pyridoxine) is taken, it could cause problems like kidney failure. This eMedTV article describes what to expect with an overdose, including other possible overdose effects and how the problems may be treated.
  • Diclegis Side Effects
    As detailed in this eMedTV resource, some potential Diclegis side effects include drowsiness, headaches, and dizziness. This article features an in-depth list of reactions to this medicine, including those that require immediate medical attention.
  • Diclegis Uses
    As this eMedTV article explains, Diclegis is a combination medicine prescribed to treat nausea and vomiting in women who are pregnant. This page explores when Diclegis is used, how it works, and how long it is taken.
  • Diclegis Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV article explains, Diclegis can make certain medical conditions worse, such as stomach ulcers and narrow angle glaucoma. This page provides other warnings and precautions for using Diclegis, including details on who should not take it.
  • Does Cervidil Work?
    Research has shown that Cervidil can help some women go into labor or deliver a baby within 12 hours. This eMedTV selection further examines the clinical studies that have been done to determine if Cervidil works. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Does Folic Acid Work?
    Folic acid may be important during pregnancy, but many people wonder, "Does folic acid work for other uses?" This eMedTV article discusses the effectiveness of folic acid for methotrexate toxicity, hyperhomocysteinemia, and folic acid deficiency.
  • Drug Interactions With Clomiphene
    There are currently no known drug interactions with clomiphene, but as this eMedTV page explains, there may still be medications that can cause an interaction. To reduce this risk, be sure to tell your doctor about all other medicines you are taking.
  • Drugs and Pregnancy
    The FDA ranks the safety of drugs and pregnancy according to whether harm is done to the fetus or not and, if so, to what degree. This eMedTV Web page explains these rankings and explores the link between drugs and pregnancy in detail.
  • DuetDHA
    DuetDHA is a prenatal vitamin that is only available by prescription. This eMedTV article describes this product in more detail, including information on its benefits, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • DuetDHA and Breastfeeding
    It is not only safe, but also beneficial for women who are breastfeeding to take DuetDHA. This selection of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on DuetDHA and breastfeeding, and explains why taking vitamins can be helpful when breastfeeding.
  • DuetDHA Dosage
    This eMedTV Web page explains that there is only one standard DuetDHA dosage -- one softgel and one tablet each day. This page discusses DuetDHA dosing guidelines in more detail and offers some tips for when and how to take the prenatal vitamins.
  • DuetDHA Interactions
    Thyroid medicines, tetracycline antibiotics, and aspirin are among the drugs that may interact with DuetDHA. This eMedTV Web page outlines other medicines that may cause DuetDHA interactions and describes the problems these interactions can cause.
  • DuetDHA Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that taking too much DuetDHA may cause iron poisoning, which could lead to dangerous side effects (such as seizures, low blood pressure, or a coma). This resource also covers possible treatment options for a DuetDHA overdose.
  • DuetDHA Prenatal Vitamins
    DuetDHA prenatal vitamins are used to help women get all the nutrition they need during pregnancy. This eMedTV page offers more information on DuetDHA, with details on what sets this product apart from other prenatal vitamins.
  • DuetDHA Side Effects
    DuetDHA side effects may include insomnia, loss of appetite, and headaches. This eMedTV page lists other side effects that have been reported with the individual components of DuetDHA and explains which side effects may require immediate medical care.
  • DuetDHA Uses
    As this eMedTV resource explains, DuetDHA is a prescription prenatal vitamin that is used as a nutritional aid for women who are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. This page also discusses the benefits of these DuetDHA uses.
  • DuetDHA Warnings and Precautions
    DuetDHA can mask certain types of anemia and may increase the risk of bleeding in some people. This eMedTV article outlines other important DuetDHA warnings and precautions, and explains what to talk to your doctor about before taking the vitamins.
  • Early Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms
    Vaginal bleeding or abdominal pain can be possible symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at common early ectopic pregnancy symptoms and signs, and stresses the importance of seeking prompt medical treatment.
  • Ecopic Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV resource describes, an ectopic pregnancy (or tubal pregnancy) occurs when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the uterus, usually in one of the fallopian tubes. Ecopic pregnancy is a common misspelling of ectopic pregnancy.
  • Ectopic Pregnancies
    As explained in this selection from the eMedTV site, ectopic pregnancies occur when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the uterus. This article gives a brief overview of this topic, with details on symptoms, risk factors, and more.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
    With an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg does not plant itself inside the uterus, but somewhere else. This eMedTV resource discusses treatments and possible risk factors for this condition, such as sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy and Alternatives to Laparoscopic Surgery
    If you have an ectopic pregnancy, medicines or laparotomy are possible alternatives to laparoscopic surgery. This eMedTV page discusses ectopic pregnancy and alternatives to laparoscopic surgery, and links to other resources about this condition.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Causes
    Transport problems within the fallopian tube may cause a fertilized egg to implant outside the uterus. This eMedTV Web page lists possible ectopic pregnancy causes, as well as risk factors that can contribute to the condition.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Diagnosis
    This eMedTV article explains the process commonly used by doctors when making an ectopic pregnancy diagnosis. Because it has symptoms also found in other conditions, doctors often rule those out as part of the diagnostic procedure.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Information
    If you are looking for information on ectopic pregnancy, this eMedTV page is a great place to start. It takes a quick look at what an ectopic pregnancy is, what to expect, and how a diagnosis is made.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Laparoscopy
    Laparoscopy is a common surgical method used to remove an ectopic pregnancy. As this eMedTV segment explains, there are different methods of performing a laparoscopy for ectopic pregnancy, and your healthcare provider will discuss these with you.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Laparoscopy Info
    This eMedTV article provides some basic info on using a laparoscopy for an ectopic pregnancy. It gives a brief description of how and why the procedure is performed and includes a link to more detailed information.
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