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Machado-Joseph Disease - Over-the-Counter Bonine

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  • Machado-Joseph Disease
    Machado-Joseph disease is characterized by clumsiness and weakness in the arms and legs, among other things. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the types, symptoms, causes, and treatment of this disease.
  • Meningocele
    As this eMedTV article explains, meningocele is a condition that occurs when the spinal cord develops normally but the meninges protrude from a spinal opening. This Web page provides an overview of this type of spina bifida.
  • Motor Neuron Disease
    Motor neuron disease is a type of neurological condition in which the cells that control muscle activity are destroyed. This eMedTV segment discusses the different types of motor neuron disease and associated causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Myelomeningocele
    As this eMedTV segment explains, myelomeningocele is characterized by exposure of the spinal cord through an opening in the spine. This resource offers an in-depth look at this condition, with links to more information.
  • Mysoline
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Mysoline to treat certain types of epileptic seizures. This part of the eMedTV library offers an in-depth look at this medication, including information on its possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Mysoline Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, the recommended starting Mysoline dosage for treating epilepsy will be based on several factors, such as age and other medications you are taking. This page also provides some tips on when and how to take Mysoline.
  • Mysoline Drug Information
    Mysoline is prescribed for the treatment of epilepsy. This eMedTV selection offers more information on this drug, including possible side effects and general dosing guidelines on how often to use it.
  • Mysoline Drug Interactions
    Drug interactions can occur when Mysoline is taken with certain other drugs, such as alcohol and narcotics. This eMedTV page talks about these and other Mysoline drug interactions and explains the problems that can occur due to these interactions.
  • Mysoline Side Effects
    Possible side effects of Mysoline include coordination problems and spinning sensations (vertigo). This eMedTV segment offers a detailed list of common Mysoline side effects, as well as side effects that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Mysoline Uses
    Mysoline is approved for treating grand mal and partial seizures in adults and children. This eMedTV resource describes these and other Mysoline uses (including "off-label" uses), and also explains how the medication works to treat these conditions.
  • Mysoline Warnings and Precautions
    Mysoline can cause certain blood problems, which can increase your risk of bleeding or bruising. This eMedTV page lists more Mysoline warnings and precautions, including who should avoid Mysoline and what to tell your doctor before starting the drug.
  • Naratriptan
    Naratriptan is a medicine that is approved to treat migraine headaches after they start. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works to relieve migraine symptoms, lists some side effects, and offers guidelines for taking it.
  • Naratriptan Dosing
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, you should not take more than 5 mg of naratriptan in a 24-hour period. This page discusses factors that affect naratriptan dosing and provides tips on when and how to take naratriptan.
  • Naratriptan Hydrochloride
    Naratriptan hydrochloride is a prescription medicine used to treat migraine headaches. This eMedTV resource provides some basic information on this product, such as how to take it and what to expect. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Naratriptan Side Effects
    Some of the more common side effects of naratriptan include drowsiness, dizziness, and nausea. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at potential naratriptan side effects, including details about those that may be serious.
  • Neudexta
    As this eMedTV page explains, Nuedexta is prescribed to treat uncontrollable laughing or crying in people with pseudobulbar affect. This page covers general safety concerns and lists possible side effects. Neudexta is a common misspelling of Nuedexta.
  • Nonepileptic Seizures
    As this eMedTV article explains, nonepileptic seizures look like epileptic seizures, but they do not cause the brain activity associated with epileptic seizures. This page highlights the conditions (such as narcolepsy) that may cause these seizures.
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    With normal pressure hydrocephalus, a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid puts pressure on the brain. This eMedTV article explains this condition in detail, including information on its diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, symptoms, and more.
  • Nuedexta
    Nuedexta is a drug prescribed to treat uncontrollable laughing or crying in people with pseudobulbar affect. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at the drug, including details on how it works, possible side effects, general precautions, and more.
  • Nuedexta and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, it is unknown if Nuedexta (dextromethorphan and quinidine) passes through breast milk or if it would harm a breastfed infant. This page further explores breastfeeding and Nuedexta, including the manufacturer's recommendation.
  • Nuedexta and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Nuedexta (dextromethorphan and quinidine) may not be safe for pregnant women. This page takes an in-depth look at the results of animal studies, and explains when a doctor may still prescribe the drug during pregnancy.
  • Nuedexta Dosage
    The initial dosage of Nuedexta is one capsule taken once daily for seven days. After that, as this eMedTV page explains, the dose is increased to two capsules daily. This article also lists some dosing tips on when and how to effectively take this drug.
  • Nuedexta Drug Interactions
    Serious complications can occur as a result of Nuedexta drug interactions, so this eMedTV page offers details on reducing your risk. This includes a list of products that cause negative reactions, as well as a description of the problems that can occur.
  • Nuedexta Medication Information
    Nuedexta is prescribed to treat uncontrolled laughing or crying in people with pseudobulbar affect. This eMedTV page further explores this medication, including information on why Nuedexta may not be suitable for some people and potential side effects.
  • Nuedexta Overdose
    This eMedTV segment describes the serious problems that can result from an overdose of Nuedexta (dextromethorphan and quinidine), such as seizures or hallucinations. This page lists other overdose symptoms and describes possible treatment options.
  • Nuedexta Side Effects
    Some of the most commonly reported Nuedexta side effects include dizziness, vomiting, and diarrhea. This eMedTV page describes possible reactions to this drug, listing common ones as well as potentially serious problems that may require medical care.
  • Nuedexta Uses
    If you have episodes of uncontrolled laughing or crying, your doctor may prescribe Nuedexta. This eMedTV page further discusses what Nuedexta is used for, including how it works to treat pseudobulbar affect in people with certain neurological conditions.
  • Nuedexta Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV segment explains, you may not be able to take Nuedexta if you have certain conditions, such as heart failure or heart rhythm problems. This article lists other warnings and precautions to be aware of before using Nuedexta.
  • Orally Disintegrating Carbidopa-Levodopa
    Orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa is prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa, including information on its other uses, how it works, and possible side effects.
  • Orally Disintegrating Carbidopa-Levodopa Dosage
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses the factors that may affect your orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa dosage (such as other medications you are taking). This page also gives suggestions on when and how to take this medication.
  • Orally Disintegrating Selegiline
    Orally disintegrating selegiline is a prescription drug used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page explores orally disintegrating selegiline, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Orally Disintegrating Selegiline Dosage
    This eMedTV resource discusses factors that may affect your orally disintegrating selegiline dosage, such as your response to the medication and other medications you are taking. This page also gives tips on when and how to take this medication.
  • Orap
    Orap is a prescription drug used to treat Tourette syndrome when other treatment is unsuccessful. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Orap 1 Mg
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe 1 mg of Orap to treat motor and verbal tics caused by Tourette syndrome. This article takes a brief look at some dosing guidelines for this drug and offers a link to more details on this medicine.
  • Orap and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, there may be risks associated with breastfeeding during treatment with Orap (pimozide). This page examines whether this drug passes through breast milk and what you should discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Orap and Insomnia
    As this eMedTV resource explains, if you are taking Orap and develop insomnia, let your healthcare provider know. This page describes whether this is a common side effect of the medication. It also provides a link to other possible reactions to this drug.
  • Orap and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page discusses the safety concerns associated with using Orap (pimozide) during pregnancy, including details on why this drug should only be given to a pregnant woman if the benefits outweigh the risks. Potential problems are also covered.
  • Orap Dosage
    The initial recommended dosing regimen for Orap is determined by your age, weight, and other factors. This eMedTV resource examines the dosing guidelines for this prescription drug and explains why you should not stop taking it even if you feel better.
  • Orap Drug Interactions
    Combining Orap with certain products can cause changes in heart rhythm, drowsiness, or other complications. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at possible Orap drug interactions and describes the potentially serious problems that may occur.
  • Orap Medication Information
    This eMedTV resource explains why people who have Tourette syndrome may benefit from Orap. More information on this medication is included in this article, including details on beneficial effects, dosing instructions, and possible side effects.
  • Orap Overdose
    This eMedTV Web page explains that a coma, heart problems, and other serious complications could occur if you take too much Orap (pimozide). It lists other possible overdose symptoms and explains why you should seek immediate medical treatment.
  • Orap Side Effects
    Weakness and lack of energy are among the most commonly reported Orap side effects. This eMedTV Web selection presents a detailed list of other reactions caused by this drug, including potentially dangerous complications that require treatment.
  • Orap Uses
    By affecting certain brain chemicals, Orap is used to treat severe tics due to Tourette syndrome. This eMedTV page explains how using this medicine when other treatments have failed may be effective for adults and children as young as age 12.
  • Orap Warnings and Precautions
    If you have certain heart rhythm problems or low electrolytes, you may not be able to take Orap. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at important safety warnings and precautions, with details on potentially dangerous complications of Orap.
  • Over-the-Counter Bonine
    Bonine is an antihistamine commonly used for treating and preventing motion sickness. This eMedTV resource describes how the over-the-counter medicine works and provides general information on when and how to take Bonine.
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