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  • Causes of Acoustic Neuroma
    The exact causes of acoustic neuroma are unknown. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, certain risk factors may make a person more likely to develop it. This page describes these risk factors in detail and includes links to more information.
  • Causes of Bell's Palsy
    While the exact causes of Bell's palsy are not known, most researchers believe that a viral infection causes the condition. This eMedTV article explores possible causes, such as viral meningitis and herpes simplex.
  • Causes of Seizures
    Head injury, fever, and medical conditions such as brain tumors are possible causes of seizures. This eMedTV article explores these and other things that can cause seizures, including developmental problems and chemical imbalances.
  • Causes of Spina Bifida
    Genetic, nutritional, and environmental factors may play a role in causing spina bifida. As this part of the eMedTV library explains, however, no one knows the exact cause. This page offers an in-depth look at the risk factors for this condition.
  • Causes of Spinal Meningitis
    The most common causes of spinal meningitis are bacterial or viral infections. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at these and other causes of spinal meningitis, such as fungal infections, certain types of cancer, and traumatic head injury.
  • Causes of Tay-Sachs
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, Tay-Sachs is caused by a mutation of the HEXA gene located on chromosome 15. This article discusses these causes in more detail, explaining how they affect the body and how the HEXA gene is inherited.
  • Causes of Tourette Syndrome
    The causes of Tourette syndrome are unclear, but, as this eMedTV page explains, research shows a link to problems with the basal ganglia, frontal lobes, and cortex. Genetics may also be a factor, although it's unclear which genes are involved.
  • Cell Phone Health Risks
    Of the potential cell phone health risks, brain cancer is not one of them. This eMedTV page debunks common myths regarding cell phones and explains how the greatest health risks are due to the increased risk of car accidents while using cell phones.
  • Clobazam
    Clobazam is prescribed for use with other seizure medicines to treat Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including how it works, possible side effects, and what to discuss with your doctor before starting treatment.
  • Clobazam Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, clobazam dosing guidelines will vary for each person, depending on age, weight, and other existing medical conditions. This page describes the factors that may affect your dosage and offers tips on taking this medicine.
  • Clobazam Drug Information
    Clobazam is a medicine prescribed to treat seizures in people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This eMedTV article offers more information on clobazam, including some of the drug's dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • Clobazam for Seizures
    Adults and children as young as age two may use clobazam to treat seizures due to Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This eMedTV page briefly discusses how this prescription drug works to help minimize seizures. A link to more information is also included.
  • Clobazam Side Effects
    If you experience suicidal thoughts or balance problems while taking clobazam, seek immediate medical care. This eMedTV resource describes other problems that occurred during studies on clobazam, with details on how frequently the reactions occurred.
  • Clobozam
    As this eMedTV article explains, people who have seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome may benefit from clobazam. This page describes some of the drug's dosing guidelines and side effects. Clobozam is a common misspelling of clobazam.
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    A person with complex regional pain syndrome has chronic, intense pain. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this condition, including information on its causes, symptoms and treatment options.
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Pain
    Complex regional pain syndrome is characterized by chronic, intense pain that worsens over time. This eMedTV segment describes complex regional pain syndrome pain in detail and lists parts of the body that symptoms typically affect.
  • CRPS
    This segment of the eMedTV archives presents a brief overview of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a condition characterized by chronic pain and increased skin sensitivity, among other things. This page also describes other symptoms and treatment.
  • Cure for Spina Bifida
    As this eMedTV segment explains, there is no spina bifida cure. However, there are treatments that can prevent and manage complications. This article talks about these treatment options, which include surgery and ongoing medical care.
  • Dantrolen
    As this eMedTV resource explains, adults and children with certain muscle problems may benefit from dantrolene. This article describes specific uses and lists some of the potential side effects. Dantrolen is a common misspelling of dantrolene.
  • Dantrolene
    Dantrolene is a muscle relaxant prescribed to treat muscle spasticity and malignant hyperthermia. This eMedTV Web page gives a comprehensive overview of this prescription medication, including dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Dantrolene Dosage
    Your doctor will take several factors into account when determining your dantrolene dosage. This eMedTV segment offers an explanation of some of these considerations and gives some important tips for using this drug safely.
  • Dantrolene Drug Information
    Dantrolene is a muscle relaxant prescribed to treat certain muscle problems. This page of the eMedTV Web site contains more information on dantrolene, including specific uses of this drug, available forms, and other important safety precautions.
  • Dantrolene for Pain
    If you have certain types of muscle pain, dantrolene may be of some relief. This eMedTV Web selection further describes this unapproved use for the drug and provides a link to more detailed information on other possible approved and unapproved uses.
  • Dantrolene Side Effects
    Some of the commonly reported dantrolene side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, and diarrhea. This eMedTV article contains an overview of other possible reactions, listing common ones as well serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Dantroline
    Dantrolene is prescribed for people who have muscle spasms or a condition known as malignant hyperthermia. This eMedTV page explores this prescription drug, including uses and possible side effects. Dantroline is a common misspelling of dantrolene.
  • Depakene
    Depakene is a medication used for the treatment of certain types of seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV article discusses the drug in more detail, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Depakene Dosage
    Your weight is among the factors affecting your Depakene dosage. As this eMedTV page explains, the starting dose for complex partial seizures is 10 mg to 15 mg per kg daily. Typical doses when treating other types of seizures are also provided.
  • Depakene Drug Information
    Depakene is an epilepsy medication that comes in the form of a capsule and a syrup. This eMedTV page has more information on this prescription drug, including some of Depakene's common side effects. A link to more details is also included.
  • Depakene Drug Interactions
    Aspirin, warfarin, and rifampin are among the drugs that can potentially interact with Depakene. This eMedTV Web page describes how Depakene drug interactions can alter the levels of some drugs in your blood and increase your risk of side effects.
  • Depakene Side Effects
    Nausea, drowsiness, and headaches are a few of the more common problems seen with Depakene. This eMedTV article also explores some of the more serious Depakene side effects that you should report to your doctor right away, such as depression.
  • Depakene Uses
    Depakene may be used to control seizures in both adults and children. This eMedTV resource provides information on the types of seizures that the drug can be used to treat, and also lists some off-label Depakene uses (such as preventing migraines).
  • Depakene Warnings and Precautions
    Depakene can potentially interact with certain drugs, and it probably isn't safe to take while pregnant. This eMedTV page lists other Depakene warnings and precautions, such as the safety of stopping the drug suddenly or taking it while nursing.
  • Diagnosing Huntington's Disease
    A doctor diagnosing Huntington's disease often begins with a review of the patient's medical history. This eMedTV article explains the steps involved in making a Huntington's disease diagnosis, which may also include genetic testing.
  • Diagnosing Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    This eMedTV page explains the process used when diagnosing reflex sympathetic dystrophy, including a description of common tests. The diagnostic process can be complicated because the symptoms are common -- and some people improve without treatment.
  • Diagnosing Syringomyelia
    Tests used for diagnosing syringomyelia include imaging tests, lumbar puncture, and myelogram. This part of the eMedTV library talks about these and other tests doctors use to make a syringomyelia diagnosis.
  • Diagnosing Tay-Sachs
    An important part of diagnosing Tay-Sachs is a blood test that measures beta-hexosaminidase A activity. This eMedTV Web page describes this blood test in detail and explains its importance in making a Tay-Sachs diagnosis.
  • Diazepam for Seizures
    As this eMedTV page explains, diazepam rectal gel is a drug specifically licensed to treat occasional periods of increased seizure activity. This article takes a closer look at treating seizures with diazepam rectal gel and includes a link to more info.
  • Diazepam Rectal Gel
    Diazepam rectal gel is a drug that is used during increased seizure activity in adults and children. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the medication, including information on how it works, when it is used, and potential side effects.
  • Diazepam Rectal Gel Dosing
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the diazepam rectal gel dosing guidelines your healthcare provider will follow are based on several factors, such as your age and weight. This page also offers some suggestions for those taking diazepam rectal gel.
  • Dimethyl Fumarate
    Dimethyl fumarate can help treat certain types of multiple sclerosis. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this prescription medication, including specific uses, how it works, side effects, and links to more detailed information.
  • Dimethyl Fumarate Dosage
    This eMedTV selection contains recommended dosing guidelines for dimethyl fumarate, including how often it is taken and other important instructions for taking this medicine effectively. It also explains why your blood cell counts need to be monitored.
  • Dimethyl Fumarate Drug Information
    Dimethyl fumarate is licensed for the treatment of relapses associated with multiple sclerosis. This eMedTV Web selection contains information on dimethyl fumarate, including how this drug works, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Dimethyl Fumarate Side Effects
    Dimethyl fumarate may cause serious infections, allergic reactions, or other problems in some people. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at other possible side effects of dimethyl fumarate and explains which problems require urgent medical care.
  • Dimethyl Fumerate
    As explained in this eMedTV page, dimethyl fumarate is a drug prescribed to treat relapses of multiple sclerosis. It covers what to discuss with your doctor and lists possible side effects. Dimethyl fumerate is a common misspelling of dimethyl fumarate.
  • Divalproex ER
    Divalproex ER is a prescription drug licensed for treating mania and epilepsy, and for preventing migraines. This eMedTV resource explains how divalproex ER works, describes the effects of the drug, and offers general dosing information.
  • Divalproex ER Dosing
    Divalproex ER dosing for migraine prevention generally starts at 500 mg once daily. This eMedTV article also offers divalproex ER dosage recommendations for the treatment of epilepsy and manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder.
  • Divalproex Extended Release
    As this eMedTV page explains, divalproex comes in an extended-release form: divalproex ER. This article gives a brief overview of what this long-acting drug is used for, how it is taken, and what to expect during treatment.
  • Drug Interactions With Apomorphine
    Some drug interactions with apomorphine can increase your risk of dangerous side effects. This eMedTV Web page lists the medications that can negatively interact with apomorphine and describes the complications these interactions may cause.
  • Drug Interactions With Benztropine
    Antipsychotics and pramlintide are among the medicines that may cause drug interactions with benztropine. This eMedTV resource lists other products that may interact with benztropine and explains the potential complications of these drug interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Biperiden
    Drugs that may interact with biperiden include tricyclic antidepressants and antipsychotic medicines. This eMedTV page lists other medicines that may cause drug interactions with biperiden and describes the possible effects of these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Carbidopa-Levodopa
    Drugs that may interact with carbidopa-levodopa include MAOIs, iron, and certain antidepressants. This eMedTV page lists other medicines that may cause drug interactions with carbidopa-levodopa and describes the effects of these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Carbidopa-Levodopa-Entacapone
    Phenytoin, cholestyramine, and iron may cause drug interactions with carbidopa-levodopa-entacapone. This eMedTV article explains what may happen if certain medications are taken together with carbidopa-levodopa-entacapone.
  • Drug Interactions With Carmustine
    Serious complications like kidney damage or infections may occur when carmustine is used with certain drugs. This eMedTV segment describes interactions that may occur when certain products, such as echinacea or live vaccines, are combined with carmustine.
  • Drug Interactions With Clobazam
    This eMedTV article explains that alcohol, hormonal birth control, and various other products can cause drug interactions with clobazam. This page describes other important reactions you should be aware of and the problems that might occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Dantrolene
    As this page of the eMedTV Web site explains, dantrolene can cause dangerous drug interactions with a number of products, such as estrogen, narcotics, and sleep medications. This page also describes ways on how to minimize your risk for complications.
  • Drug Interactions With Diazepam Rectal Gel
    This eMedTV page explains that drug interactions with diazepam rectal gel can occur when the medicine is combined with certain other drugs, such as anesthetics, narcotics, or alcohol. This page also covers the problems these interactions can cause.
  • Drug Interactions With Dimethyl Fumarate
    No specific drug interactions with dimethyl fumarate are known at this time. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, this does not mean that this drug won't react with certain other products. This article covers what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Drug Interactions With Divalproex ER
    When drugs like rifampin or aspirin are taken with divalproex ER, drug interactions may potentially occur. This eMedTV page covers other drugs that may cause drug interactions with divalproex ER, as well as the possible effects of mixing the medicines.
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