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How Is Thalassemia Inherited? - Side Effects of Pyridoxine

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  • How Is Thalassemia Inherited?
    How is thalassemia inherited? The condition is passed from parent to child. However, as this eMedTV page explains, the type of thalassemia a child develops (or even if the condition develops) depends on whether the gene came from one or both parents.
  • How to Give Lovenox Injections
    It may be intimidating, but it's important to know exactly how to give Lovenox (enoxaparin) injections. This eMedTV Web segment outlines step-by-step instructions for when and how to give these injections, either to yourself or to a loved one.
  • Information About Spider Veins
    This eMedTV segment offers some helpful information about spider veins, including what they are, what causes them, and how they can be treated. Also included in this article is a link to more in-depth information.
  • Information About Varicose Veins
    This eMedTV segment talks briefly about varicose veins, with information about what they look like, what causes them, and how they are treated. Also included in this selection is a link to more details on this topic.
  • Innohep
    Innohep is an injected "blood thinner" used to treat blood clots. This eMedTV selection provides a detailed overview of this anticoagulant, including how it works, safety issues to be aware of, potential side effects, and more.
  • Innohep and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear if Innohep (tinzaparin sodium) is completely safe to use while breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at this topic, including the manufacturer's recommendation on using this drug while nursing.
  • Innohep and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Innohep (tinzaparin sodium) is not thought to be harmful during pregnancy; however, other medications are more suitable. This article explores the use of this drug during pregnancy, including the results of animal studies.
  • Innohep Dosage
    Innohep is injected once a day; the amount you receive will depend on how much you weigh. This eMedTV resource tells you what you need to know about your Innohep dosage, including details on what can happen if you stop using it too soon.
  • Innohep Drug Interactions
    Drugs that can potentially interact with Innohep include Celebrex, Coumadin, and Arixtra. This eMedTV Web article outlines other medicines that may interfere with Innohep and describes the potentially serious problems these reactions can cause.
  • Innohep Medication Information
    Innohep is prescribed in combination with warfarin to treat a certain type of blood clot. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of this medication, with information on what to expect during treatment, how Innohep is administered, and more.
  • Innohep Overdose
    If a person takes too much Innohep, the effects can be quite serious. As this eMedTV segment explains, an Innohep overdose can increase the risk of dangerous internal bleeding and other problems. This article also explains the various treatment options.
  • Innohep Side Effects
    Some of the common Innohep side effects include bleeding, chest pain, and bruising at the injection site. This eMedTV article lists other potential side effects seen with this drug, including serious problems requiring immediate medical care.
  • Innohep Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Innohep is prescribed in combination with warfarin to treat a certain kind of blood clot. This article describes the uses for Innohep in more detail, including a discussion on whether it can be used in children.
  • Innohep Warnings and Precautions
    In rare cases, Innohep can cause a severe reaction known as heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. This eMedTV Web page describes in detail various safety precautions for Innohep, including warnings on who should not use this anticoagulant.
  • Is Pyridoxine Safe?
    Many people may question, "Is pyridoxine safe?" This article from the eMedTV Web site lists general pyridoxine safety warnings and precautions, including a list of potential problems that may occur if you take high doses of this supplement.
  • Living With Hemophilia
    Sources of support are available for those living with hemophilia, which can be challenging. This eMedTV Web page explains how hemophilia treatment centers can help people with the disease and their families cope with this condition.
  • Living With Thalassemia
    This eMedTV Web page provides a list of suggestions for people who are living with thalassemia. For example, it's important to maintain a healthy diet, follow your recommended treatment plan, and get a yearly flu shot to prevent infections.
  • Lovanox
    Lovenox, a prescription drug used to prevent and treat blood clots, works by slowing down clot formation. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of the drug and offers some general dosing guidelines. Lovanox is a common misspelling of Lovenox.
  • Lovenox
    Lovenox is a type of heparin medication used for preventing and treating blood clots. This section of the eMedTV site provides a complete overview of this prescription drug, including details on how it works, safety precautions, side effects, and more.
  • Lovenox and Breastfeeding
    Most sources consider Lovenox (enoxaparin) to be safe to take while nursing. This eMedTV page explores breastfeeding and Lovenox, including the manufacturer's recommendations and why this drug is not thought to cause problems for a breastfed child.
  • Lovenox and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, animal and human studies on pregnancy and Lovenox (enoxaparin) suggest that the drug is probably safe for pregnant women. This page discusses the safety of using this drug during pregnancy, including potential benefits.
  • Lovenox Blood-Thinning Drug
    As a type of blood-thinning drug, Lovenox is prescribed to treat and prevent blood clots. This eMedTV Web article further discusses Lovenox, including how it works, what it is used to treat, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Lovenox Dosage
    Your recommended dose of Lovenox will be based on many factors, such as your weight and kidney function. This eMedTV Web segment provides more dosing guidelines, including an explanation of how to take the medication safely and effectively.
  • Lovenox Drug Interactions
    Medicines that can potentially interact with Lovenox include tositumomab, aspirin, or warfarin. This eMedTV Web segment lists other medicines that may interfere with Lovenox and describes the possible consequences of these drug interactions.
  • Lovenox Injections
    As this eMedTV Web article discusses, Lovenox is an injection used to help prevent and treat blood clots. This page offers more detail on this prescription blood thinner, including tips on how to give yourself these injections safely.
  • Lovenox Medication Information
    Lovenox is a "blood thinner" prescribed for treating and preventing blood clots. This eMedTV segment provides important information on the medication Lovenox, including possible side effects and dosing tips to be aware of before taking this medicine.
  • Lovenox Overdose
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses, serious problems can result from an overdose of Lovenox (enoxaparin), such as dangerous internal bleeding. This page lists other possible overdose symptoms and describes various treatment options.
  • Lovenox Side Effects
    Common Lovenox side effects may include bleeding, anemia, and fever. As this eMedTV page explains, most side effects are mild and don't require medical attention. However, notify your doctor if you develop serious problems, such as unusual bruising.
  • Lovenox Uses
    Lovenox is prescribed for the treatment and prevention of blood clots in adults. This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains how the medication works and also lists possible off-label Lovenox uses, such as preventing recurring pregnancy loss.
  • Lovenox Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to use Lovenox safely if you are allergic to pork products or have kidney disease. This eMedTV page lists important Lovenox warnings and precautions, including potentially serious side effects and possible drug interactions.
  • Lovinox
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Lovenox to help prevent or treat blood clots. This eMedTV Web segment highlights possible side effects and offers some general precautions for the medication. Lovinox is a common misspelling of Lovenox.
  • Lovonox
    Lovenox is a prescribed drug licensed to prevent or treat blood clots, as well as certain complications. This eMedTV segment describes Lovenox in more detail and offers general precautions for using the drug. Lovonox is a common misspelling of Lovenox.
  • Nascobal
    Nascobal is a nasal spray prescribed to maintain vitamin B12 levels in people with certain medical issues. This eMedTV resource contains a detailed overview of this product, including how it works, how to use it, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Nascobal and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV article explains why a woman should talk to her doctor about the safety of using Nascobal (cyanocobalamin nasal spray) while breastfeeding. This page also explains the problems that may occur with a vitamin B12 deficiency in nursing infants.
  • Nascobal and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains that if you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, let your doctor know before using Nascobal (cyanocobalamin nasal spray). Although some pregnant women may benefit from this product, it may not be safe for everyone.
  • Nascobal Dosage
    One spray of Nascobal is taken once a week to help maintain vitamin B12 levels. This eMedTV Web selection contains more dosing instructions for Nascobal, including helpful tips on how to most effectively use this nasal spray.
  • Nascobal Drug Interactions
    Drinking alcohol on a regular basis or using folic acid with Nascobal may lead to negative interactions. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed look at what may happen when Nascobal is combined with various products and discusses how to reduce your risk.
  • Nascobal Medication Information
    Nascobal is a prescription nasal spray used to boost vitamin B12 levels in certain people. This part of the eMedTV Web site examines Nascobal, with information on how this medication is used, potential side effects, and when it may not be safe for use.
  • Nascobal Nasal Spray Bottle Size
    As this eMedTV article discusses, there is only one size of Nascobal bottles and one standard dosage. This article takes a closer look at the dosing guidelines for this nasal spray and includes a link to more details.
  • Nascobal One Spray Is How Many Mcg?
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, one spray of Nascobal is sprayed in one nostril once a week to help increase vitamin B12 levels. This article also explains how many micrograms (mcg) are in each spray of Nascobal.
  • Nascobal Overdose
    As explained in this eMedTV article, you may experience tongue swelling, nausea, or a runny nose if you overdose on Nascobal (cyanocobalamin nasal spray). This resource explores other possible effects and how these problems may be treated.
  • Nascobal Side Effects
    When using Nascobal, side effects may include infections, abnormal sensations, or other problems. This eMedTV Web page describes some of the potential reactions that may occur with this nasal spray, including serious problems that require treatment.
  • Nascobal Uses
    This eMedTV article explains how Nascobal can improve vitamin B12 levels in people who do not have adequate levels of this vitamin. This page explores Nascobal uses and explains how the nasal spray works.
  • Nascobal Warnings and Precautions
    People who have certain allergies or sensitivities may not be able to use Nascobal nasal spray. This eMedTV Web selection presents more details on safety warnings related to Nascobal, including precautions for people who have certain medical conditions.
  • Nascobel
    Nascobal is prescribed for people who have certain problems with their vitamin B12 levels. This page of the eMedTV site takes a look at this prescription drug, including dosing instructions and side effects. Nascobel is a common misspelling of Nascobal.
  • Off-Label Uses of Arixtra
    As this eMedTV Web article discusses, Arixtra can be used for unapproved ("off-label") uses, such as preventing recurring pregnancy loss. This page offers a brief overview of other possible off-label reasons to use this blood-thinning medication.
  • Pralatrexate
    You may receive pralatrexate if peripheral T-cell lymphoma has come back or failed other treatment. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of this prescription chemotherapy drug, including how it works, safety precautions, and links to more details.
  • Pralatrexate and Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    As this eMedTV page explains, pralatrexate is a prescription drug that may sometimes be used to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma; however, this is an "off-label" (unapproved) use. Other off-label and approved pralatrexate uses are listed in this article.
  • Pralatrexate Dosage
    This eMedTV Web page gives details on how your healthcare provider will calculate the appropriate pralatrexate dosage for you. This article also explains how this drug is given, what to expect during treatment, and tips on how to minimize side effects.
  • Pralatrexate Dose
    The specific dose of pralatrexate you receive will be based largely on your height and weight. This eMedTV segment describes how your healthcare provider will calculate this amount and discusses what to expect with this form of chemotherapy treatment.
  • Pralatrexate Drug Information
    This eMedTV article offers information on pralatrexate, a chemotherapy drug prescribed to treat peripheral T-cell lymphoma in adults. This page gives an overview of side effects and general safety precautions. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Pralatrexate Side Effects
    As this eMedTV resource explains, people who take pralatrexate may develop mouth sores, fever, low levels of blood cells, and other side effects. This article also describes potentially serious problems, which need to be treated right away.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Pralatrexate
    Pralatrexate may cause liver damage and may not be safe for people with certain types of kidney disease. This eMedTV resource offers warnings on how to safely use pralatrexate, with precautions for people who may have a high risk for complications.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Rivaroxaban
    Do not take rivaroxaban if you have major bleeding or if you are allergic to any ingredients in the drug. This eMedTV segment describes other important rivaroxaban warnings and precautions, including details on why this drug is not safe for some people.
  • Prevention of Varicose Veins
    As this eMedTV segment explains, varicose vein prevention involves eliminating or minimizing risk factors you can control. This article offers suggestions for reducing your risk, such as losing weight, exercising, and not sitting with your legs crossed.
  • Pyridoxin
    Pyridoxine is a vitamin that is essential for helping enzymes work properly. This eMedTV segment explores other benefits of this vitamin and explains what problems may occur with low pyridoxine levels. Pyridoxin is a common misspelling of pyridoxine.
  • Pyridoxine
    Pyridoxine is a water-soluble vitamin that is essential for the formation of hemoglobin. This eMedTV Web page further explains what pyridoxine is used for, describes how the supplement works, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) Information
    Are you looking for information on pyridoxine (vitamin B6)? This selection from the eMedTV Web library gives a brief overview of this topic, explaining what pyridoxine is used for, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Pyridoxine Dosage
    While there is no standard pyridoxine dosage, Recommended Dietary Allowances are available for this vitamin. This eMedTV segment explains how pyridoxine dosing works for general supplementation as well as for the treatment of specific conditions.
  • Rextra
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Arixtra to help prevent or treat blood clots. This eMedTV Web segment highlights possible side effects and offers some general precautions for the medication. Rextra is a common misspelling of Arixtra.
  • Rivaroxaban
    Rivaroxaban is a medication used to prevent and treat blood clots. This eMedTV article features a detailed look at this prescription medicine, with information on side effects, dosing tips, and other uses.
  • Rivaroxaban Dosage
    After surgery, the standard dose of rivaroxaban is 10 mg once a day. This eMedTV page examines some important dosing recommendations for this blood-thinning medicine, including tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Rivaroxaban Manufacturer
    As this eMedTV page explains, Janssen Pharmaceuticals is the manufacturer of rivaroxaban, a drug used to prevent blood clots and other problems. This article takes a brief look at this prescription drug, including its uses, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Rivaroxaban Mechanism of Action
    By slowing down blood clot formation, rivaroxaban can prevent serious blood clots after certain surgeries. This eMedTV segment examines rivaroxaban's mechanism of action and provides a link to more detailed information on this prescription medicine.
  • Rivaroxaban Medication Information
    Rivaroxaban tablets are prescribed for preventing blood clots after a knee or hip replacement. This eMedTV Web selection provides more information on rivaroxaban, including how this drug works, potential side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Rivaroxaban Side Effects
    If you are taking rivaroxaban, bleeding is a common and potentially serious side effect of the drug. This eMedTV Web page gives a detailed description of other possible rivaroxaban side effects, with statistics on how often they occur.
  • Rivaroxiban
    As this eMedTV page explains, people who have a knee or hip replacement may be given rivaroxaban to prevent blood clots. This page covers how it works and talks about other uses of the drug. Rivaroxiban is a common misspelling of rivaroxaban.
  • Riveroxaban
    Rivaroxaban is a medicine licensed to prevent blood clots (and in some cases, strokes) in certain people. This eMedTV page offers an overview this prescription drug and provides a link to more details. Riveroxaban is a common misspelling of rivaroxaban.
  • Side Effects of Pyridoxine
    Potential side effects of pyridoxine include headache, vomiting, and stomach pain. This eMedTV article lists other bothersome (but usually not dangerous) pyridoxine side effects and explains which side effects may require immediate medical attention.
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