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  • Generic Depakene
    Generic Depakene, which comes in both capsule and syrup form, is made by several companies (such as Pliva). This eMedTV page lists available strengths of the drug and explains why generic forms of Depakene are as good as the brand-name version.
  • Generic Eldepryl
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Eldepryl (selegiline hydrochloride) is available in generic form. This page also explains how the FDA has determined that generic Eldepryl capsules (but not tablets) are equivalent to the brand-name medication.
  • Generic Kemadrin
    There is no generic Kemadrin (procyclidine hydrochloride) available at this time. This portion of the eMedTV Web library discusses why a generic version of this medication is not available, and explains why generic Kemadrin may never become available.
  • Generic Mysoline
    Generic Mysoline is available in two strengths -- 50 mg and 250 mg tablets. This part of the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at generic Mysoline, explaining how the FDA determined that the generic medication is as good as the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Nuedexta
    There are no generic Nuedexta (dextromethorphan and quinidine) products available at this time. This page of the eMedTV Web library discusses why this is the case and explains when a generic version of this medication might become available.
  • Generic Orap
    There are currently no generic Orap (pimozide) products available. This eMedTV Web page contains an explanation of reasons why a generic version of this drug has not been made and discusses whether one will become available in the future.
  • Generic Parlodel
    Parlodel (bromocriptine) is currently available in both brand-name and generic form. This segment from the eMedTV archives provides more information on generic Parlodel, including what strengths are available and who makes these products.
  • Generic Sumatriptan
    As this eMedTV segment explains, generic sumatriptan is currently available in six strengths. This article takes a closer look at the generic versions, listing the forms they come in and some of the companies that make them.
  • Genetic Cause of Spina Bifida
    Researchers are trying to understand why some children are more susceptible to spina bifida than others. This eMedTV segment discusses the genetic cause of spina bifida as well as other factors that may play a role in causing this disorder.
  • Genetics of Huntington's Disease
    Huntington's disease is the result of a genetic mutation in chromosome number four. This eMedTV segment takes a look at the genetics of Huntington's disease and explains how the condition is inherited.
  • Glatiramer
    Glatiramer is a prescription medication for multiple sclerosis that comes in injectable form. This eMedTV article explains when and how to give the injections, describes the effects of the drug, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Glatiramer Acetate Injection Info
    This portion of the eMedTV library contains information on glatiramer acetate, a multiple sclerosis drug that is given by injection. This Web page discusses how the medication performed in clinical trials and lists some common side effects.
  • Glatiramer Dosing
    As you'll see in this eMedTV segment, glatiramer is injected either once daily or three times a week. This resource provides more detailed glatiramer dosing guidelines, including information on how to safely inject the medication.
  • Herpes Encephalitis
    Herpes encephalitis is a rapidly progressing disease. As this eMedTV segment explains, it is the single most important cause of fatal sporadic encephalitis in the United States. This page discusses symptoms, transmission, and the importance of treatment.
  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
    Herpes simplex encephalitis accounts for about 10 percent of encephalitis cases. This page on the eMedTV site discusses this condition in detail and includes information on its causes, symptoms, and transmission.
  • History of Tay-Sachs Disease
    The history of Tay-Sachs disease dates back to 1881, when a symptom of the condition was first identified. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the history of the disease and the doctors who discovered it (and for whom the disease is named).
  • Huntington's Disease
    Huntington's disease is a progressive brain disorder that is the result of a genetic defect. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the condition, including information about how it is inherited, the diagnostic process, treatment, and more.
  • Huntington's Disease Genetic Testing
    This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at genetic testing for Huntington's disease, including considerations to be aware of before being tested. This article also discusses how the test is performed and why some people choose not to take it.
  • Huntington's Disease Info
    Huntington's disease is a type of disorder that affects the brain. As this eMedTV article explains, it is hereditary in most cases. This Web page provides more info on Huntington's disease, including common symptoms and current treatment options.
  • Huntington's Disease Research
    Some Huntington's disease research now under way includes studies of the HD gene and fetal tissue research. This eMedTV resource describes research being conducted to better understand and treat Huntington's disease.
  • Huntington's Disease Statistics
    According to Huntington's disease statistics, about 30,000 people in the U.S. have the condition. This eMedTV article provides statistics concerning the prevalence, inheritance, and progression of Huntington's disease.
  • Huntington's Disease Support
    For people coping with Huntington's disease, support can come from a variety of sources. This eMedTV Web page describes different types of support that may be available in your area, including home care services, group homes, and institutional care.
  • Huntington's Disease Support Group
    A Huntington's disease support group can help some people cope with the disease. This eMedTV article suggests things to look for in a support group for Huntington's disease, such as a leader who distills discussion into useful information.
  • Hydrocefalus
    This selection from the eMedTV library explains how hydrocephalus occurs when there is a buildup of fluid in the brain. This page also explains that if left untreated, hydrocephalus can cause death. Hydrocefalus is a common misspelling of hydrocephalus.
  • Hydrocephalis
    This eMedTV Web page discusses what occurs in people who have hydrocephalus, a condition caused from a buildup of fluid on the brain. This page also describes possible symptoms of this condition. Hydrocephalis is a common misspelling of hydrocephalus.
  • Hydrocephalus
    Hydrocephalus is a condition where extra fluid builds up in the brain and causes pressure. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at hydrocephalus, including information on its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
  • Hydrocephalus Causes
    As this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, the origin of hydrocephalus may be genetic in nature or associated with certain developmental disorders, such as spina bifida. This article offers a look at a few possible hydrocephalus causes.
  • Hydrocephalus Diagnosis
    Tests used to make a hydrocephalus diagnosis include imaging scans and pressure-monitoring tests. This eMedTV article explains the process of diagnosing hydrocephalus, including the factors a doctor considers when recommending a diagnostic test.
  • Hydrocephalus Prognosis
    As this eMedTV page explains, a person's hydrocephalus prognosis depends on several factors, including the type of the disease the patient has and whether other medical conditions are present. This page discusses how a doctor makes a prognosis.
  • Hydrocephalus Research
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, current research on hydrocephalus is focused on things like the role that genetics and environmental factors play in causing the disease. This page talks about these and other areas of hydrocephalus research.
  • Hydrocephalus Symptoms
    Possible symptoms of hydrocephalus include seizures, vision problems, and mental impairment. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at the hydrocephalus signs and symptoms that are seen in infants, older children, and adults.
  • Hydrocephalus Treatment
    As this part of the eMedTV site explains, treatment options for hydrocephalus include the placement of a shunt and the use of an alternate procedure called a third ventriculostomy. This page offers an overview of these treatment options.
  • Hydrocephelus
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, hydrocephalus occurs when there is an accumulation of fluid in the brain. This page also describes how this condition is diagnosed and treated. Hydrocephelus is a common misspelling of hydrocephalus.
  • Infantile Spasms
    Infantile spasms are a type of seizure seen in an epilepsy syndrome of infancy and early childhood known as West Syndrome. This article takes an in-depth look at infantile spasms and links to other article about Alzheimerâ??s.
  • Info on Orally Disintegrating Carbidopa-Levodopa
    This eMedTV page presents some basic info on orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa. This includes what this medication is prescribed for, what is special about the form in which it is produced, and what to review with the doctor prescribing it.
  • Information About Hydrocephalus
    If you are looking for information about hydrocephalus, this eMedTV page is a great place to start. It gives a brief overview of this condition and what can happen if it is left untreated. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Information About Infantile Spasms
    Infantile spasms can be caused by cerebral palsy and other conditions. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at this condition, with information on the most common symptoms. A link to more detailed information is also included.
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