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Kineret Side Effects - Minor Complications -- Total Knee Replacement

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  • Kineret Side Effects
    Common Kineret side effects may include diarrhea, headaches, and nausea. This eMedTV Web page describes these potential side effects in more detail, including a list of serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Kineret Uses
    This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of what Kineret is used for, with a discussion on how it works for rheumatoid arthritis and NOMID. This article also looks at whether the medication can be used in children.
  • Kineret Warnings and Precautions
    Kineret can increase your risk of developing potentially serious infections. This eMedTV page contains other Kineret warnings and precautions, and also provides a list of medical conditions you should tell your doctor about before starting the drug.
  • Knee Arthiritis
    The knees are one of the most common places where osteoarthritis develops. This eMedTV article lists possible symptoms and explains how you can help prevent the condition. Knee arthiritis is a common misspelling and variation of knee osteoarthritis.
  • Knee Arthritis (Overview)
    Arthritis, as this video clip explains, can affect several joints, including the knee.
  • Knee Arthritus
    Knee osteoarthritis is often associated with older age or being overweight. This eMedTV article lists other risk factors and describes the effects of the condition. Knee arthritus is a common misspelling and variation of knee osteoarthritis.
  • Knee Arthroscopy for Loose Bodies
    This multimedia video explains how loose bodies are removed from the knee.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy - Presentation Summary
    This video summary provides an overview of knee arthroscopy with synovectomy.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy -- Major Complications
    This multimedia clip introduces possible major complications.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy -- Minor Complications
    This interactive video discusses possible minor complications with this procedure.
  • Knee Arthroscopy with Synovectomy -- The Procedure
    This video segment explains what knee arthroscopy with synovectomy is and how it is performed.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy Risks -- Abnormal Scarring
    This multimedia clip addresses the issue of abnormal scarring, which may occur with this procedure.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy Risks -- Allergic Reaction To Medication
    This video explains why allergic reactions to medicines occur and how likely they are.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy Risks -- Blood Clots
    This video clip deals with blood clots after surgery.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy Risks -- Final Thoughts
    This video clip discusses the likelihood of complications occurring with your procedure.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy Risks -- Infection
    This clip discusses the possibility of developing an infection after this procedure.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy Risks -- Medical Equipment Failure
    This clip describes the way medical equipment can fail.
  • Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy Risks as a Diabetic
    This video clip explains some of the health risks associated with diabetes.
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
    When it affects the knee, osteoarthritis can be linked to being overweight or having weak thigh muscles. As this eMedTV segment explains, injuring or overusing the knees can also cause it. Symptoms, treatment options, and prevention are also discussed.
  • Knee Osteoarthritis Overview
    Arthritis, as this video clip explains, can affect several joints, including the knee.
  • Knee Problems (Synovitis)
    This multimedia clip takes a look at some problems your doctor may find during knee arthroscopy.
  • Knee Repalcement
    A doctor may recommend a total knee replacement if non-surgical treatments have been unsuccessful. This eMedTV page explains what this surgery involves and describes possible risks. Knee repalcement is a common misspelling of knee replacement.
  • Knee Replacemant
    If non-surgical treatments have failed to relieve your knee symptoms, you may need a knee replacement. This eMedTV page describes what this surgery involves, as well as possible risks. Knee replacemant is a common misspelling of knee replacement.
  • Knee Replacement
    During knee replacement surgery, an implant is used to replace a worn-out knee joint. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses this surgery in detail, including information on how the knee works and possible complications of the procedure.
  • Knee Replacement
    This interactive video describes in detail what happens with a total knee replacement.
  • Knee Replacement Alternatives
    Common alternatives to knee replacement include physical therapy and weight loss. This eMedTV Web page explains these options in detail and also explains why knee replacement surgery may be recommended.
  • Knee Replacement Alternatives
    This video clip covers some of the alternatives to total knee replacement.
  • Knee Replacement Recovery
    After knee replacement surgery, a machine will be placed on your leg to increase its range of motion. As this eMedTV Web page explains, you will also be given physical therapy and pain medications as part of your knee replacement recovery.
  • Knee Replacement Surgery
    The purpose of knee replacement surgery is to replace a knee joint that is worn out. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses what happens before, during, and after this surgery, and explains what the implant is typically made of.
  • Knee Replacement Surgery
    This interactive video describes in detail what happens with a total knee replacement.
  • Knee Replacement Surgery and the Operating Room
    This segment of the eMedTV archives describes what to expect with regards to knee replacement surgery and the operating room. It lists common pieces of equipment you might see and typical sounds you might hear.
  • Knee Replacement Surgery Complications
    Infections and bleeding are some of the possible knee replacement surgery complications to be aware of. This eMedTV page lists a number of major and minor problems that can occur and lists risk factors that can increase your chances of them occurring.
  • Knee Replacemet
    Knee replacement surgery is a procedure performed for knee pain caused by wear and tear on the knee joint. This eMedTV page explains the purpose of this procedure and describes possible risks. Knee replacemet is a common misspelling of knee replacement.
  • Knee Replasement
    As this eMedTV page explains, knee replacement surgery can repair a worn-out knee joint, relieve pain, and improve range of motion. This page also provides a link to more detailed information. Knee replasement is a common misspelling of knee replacement.
  • Knee Replcement
    This eMedTV article explains how knee replacement surgery may be necessary if non-surgical treatments have failed. This page also describes what to expect with this surgery. Knee replcement is a common misspelling of knee replacement.
  • Krystexxa
    Available by prescription, Krystexxa is used to prevent gout attacks. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of this medication, with information on how the drug works, possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and safety warnings.
  • Krystexxa and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains why the risks of using Krystexxa (pegloticase) while breastfeeding are unknown. This page also discusses whether the drug passes through breast milk and offers details on what to discuss with your doctor before using Krystexxa.
  • Krystexxa and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe for pregnant women to use Krystexxa (pegloticase). This eMedTV page contains more details on the topic, including the FDA's recommendation on the safety of using this medicine during pregnancy and the results of animal studies.
  • Krystexxa Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the dose of Krystexxa for treating gout is the same for everyone. This article further explores dosing guidelines for the drug, including the standard dosing amount and important tips on when and how this medication is given.
  • Krystexxa Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, no studies have been done on specific drug interactions with Krystexxa. However, it is believed that this drug may theoretically interact with "PEGylated" drugs, such as Macugen, Doxil, and Neulasta.
  • Krystexxa Medication Information
    Krystexxa is a prescription drug used to prevent gout attacks. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides more information on Krystexxa, explaining the medication's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Krystexxa Overdose
    This page from the eMedTV Web site explains why it is unlikely for someone to overdose on Krystexxa (pegloticase). This page also describes what to expect if you do receive too much of this drug and how a doctor may treat the resulting overdose symptoms.
  • Krystexxa Side Effects
    When receiving Krystexxa, you may develop symptoms such as nausea, bruising, or chest pain. This eMedTV page offers more information on the side effects of Krystexxa, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Krystexxa Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Krystexxa is used for preventing gout attacks in people who have not adequately responded to other gout medications. This page further describes uses of this prescription drug, including possible off-label uses.
  • Krystexxa Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page explains how Krystexxa may not be safe for people with heart problems or certain allergies. Other safety warnings and precautions for Krystexxa are discussed in this article, including potentially serious reactions that may occur.
  • Leaving the Hospital - Information For Diabetic Patients (Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy)
    This video clip features information for diabetic patients who are leaving the hospital.
  • Leaving the Hospital - Information for Diabetic Patients (Total Knee Replacement)
    This video clip features information for diabetic patients who are leaving the hospital.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Hip Replacement
    This video talks about what to expect when leaving the hospital after hip replacement.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Total Knee Replacement
    This video talks about leaving the hospital after total knee replacement.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Your Knee Arthroscopy With Synovectomy
    This video clip explains what you can expect in the days following your knee procedure.
  • Liquid Ibuprofen
    Sold in the form of caplets, capsules, tablets, and a liquid, ibuprofen is a common pain reliever. This eMedTV selection talks about the different forms of this medication and provides a link to more details on dosing guidelines for ibuprofen.
  • Liquid Mobic
    Available in the form of tablets and a liquid, Mobic is used to treat pain and inflammation. This eMedTV Web page offers more details on Mobic, including specific uses, how it works, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Liquid Naproxen
    Available in the form of tablets, caplets, and a liquid, naproxen is used to treat pain and inflammation. This eMedTV Web page offers more details on naproxen, including how it works, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • List of Foods That Cause Gout
    This selection from the eMedTV library provides a partial list of foods that can cause gout. This article also reminds readers that these foods are not causes of gout, per se, and that other factors play a role in the likelihood of an attack occurring.
  • List of NSAIDs Review
    This eMedTV article provides a list of NSAIDs that may be prescribed or purchased over-the-counter. This page also lists some specific uses for NSAIDs, such as treating arthritis symptoms, painful menstrual periods, or pain following a procedure.
  • Living With Osteoarthritis
    A "good-health attitude" can help people with osteoarthritis cope with the effects of the disease. This eMedTV resource offers some tips for living with osteoarthritis, including specific suggestions on how to maintain a good-health attitude.
  • Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Are you living with rheumatoid arthritis? This eMedTV page provides links to many different aspects of this condition, from treatment, to alternative therapies, to exercise, and more. Learn what this condition is and how to best take care of yourself.
  • Lodine XL
    Lodine XL is a medication that is used to treat pain and other symptoms of certain types of arthritis. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this medication, with information on its effects, potential side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Lodine XL and Pregnancy
    Lodine XL is classified as a pregnancy Category C medication. As this eMedTV page explains, this means a healthcare provider may prescribe it if the benefits outweigh the risks to the fetus. This page offers an overview of Lodine XL and pregnancy.
  • Lodine XL and Weight Gain
    Gradual weight gain occurs in less than 1 percent of patients taking Lodine XL. This eMedTV article discusses Lodine XL and weight gain, including information on the likelihood of developing this side effect and the dangers of rapid weight gain.
  • Lodine XL Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended Lodine XL dosage for treating most arthritis symptoms ranges from 400 mg to 1000 mg. This resource also includes dosing guidelines for treatment of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
  • Lodine XL Drug Interactions
    ACE inhibitors, aspirin, and diuretics are a few of the drugs that can potentially interact with Lodine XL. This eMedTV article lists other medicines that can cause Lodine XL drug interactions and explains some of the side effects that can result.
  • Lodine XL Information
    Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are two of the conditions that can be treated with Lodine XL. This eMedTV article talks about Lodine XL in more detail, including dosing guidelines and a link to more information on this prescription medicine.
  • Lodine XL Precautions and Warnings
    This part of the eMedTV archives discusses several Lodine XL precautions and warnings. For example, Lodine XL may potentially cause liver or kidney damage. This page also talks about who should not take the medicine.
  • Lodine XL Side Effects
    Common Lodine XL side effects may include constipation, nausea, and vomiting. This eMedTV article also lists rare but possible side effects, as well as problems that should be reported to a healthcare provider, such as chest pain or vomiting blood.
  • Lodine XL Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Lodine XL uses mainly include the treatment of symptoms caused by rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Lodine XL is also used to treat symptoms of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and lupus.
  • Loose Body Treatment
    This multimedia clip describes available treatments for loose bodies in the knee.
  • Loosening of the Implant After Knee Replacement Surgery
    This eMedTV Web page deals with the possibility of a loosened implant after a knee replacement surgery. This page offers statistics about how common it is, discusses treatment options, and also explains the reasons why this complication occurs.
  • Loss of Life During Hip Replacement Surgery
    As this eMedTV segment explains, loss of life during hip replacement surgery occurs in less than 1 out of every 1,000 patients. This article lists factors that can increase the chance of this occurring, but also emphasizes how rare this is.
  • Major Complications -- Total Knee Replacement
    This video discusses possible major complications.
  • Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    When receiving a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, management of the condition might seem overwhelming. This eMedTV segment is here to show you that isn't the case. Several options are available, including drugs, dietary changes, and more.
  • Methotrexate and Arava Drug Interaction
    This eMedTV page explains how Arava may cause a negative interaction when taken with a drug called methotrexate. This page covers how this may increase your risk for serious reactions, such as liver problems. A link to more detail is also included.
  • Mind Your Omegas
    Omega-3 fatty acids, found in foods such as salmon, herring, mackerel, sardines, trout, flaxseed, and walnuts, are powerful weapons in the fight against inflammation. Moderation is key, however, since many foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids are also high in calories.
  • Minor Complications -- Total Knee Replacement
    This clip discusses possible minor complications of this procedure.
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