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Topiramate (toe-PYRE-a-mate) is used to help control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to help control seizures for as long as you continue to take it.

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Polio Immunization

Alternate Names : Polio Vaccination

Polio Immunization | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

Most children who get the shots will not get polio. Once everyone in the world has been vaccinated, polio will disappear. No one will need the polio vaccine. Until that happens, children need to be vaccinated.

After a child has a shot they may feel some soreness and muscle tenderness where the shot was given.

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Polio Immunization: Overview & Description


Polio Immunization: Home Care and Complications

Author: Terry Mason, MPH
Reviewer: Kathleen A. MacNaughton, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 12/16/02

Pregnancy is the period from conception to birth. A pregnancy may be complicated by health problems or lifestyle issues known as risk factors. These risk factors can affect the mother or fetus, or both

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