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  • Information About RLS
    A neurological disorder, restless legs syndrome (RLS) is characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs. This eMedTV Web page gives a brief overview of RLS, with information about symptoms, treatment, and more.
  • Information About Tourette Syndrome
    If you are looking for information about Tourette syndrome, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It discusses what Tourette syndrome is, lists common symptoms, and gives a quick overview of treatment options.
  • Information on Bell's Palsy
    This eMedTV page presents some basic information on Bell's palsy, a condition characterized by facial paralysis. This segment lists possible symptoms, describes how long they usually last, and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Information on Carbidopa-Levodopa
    Are you looking for information on carbidopa-levodopa? This page of the eMedTV site takes a quick look at this drug, including the conditions it can treat, how often it is taken, and situations when carbidopa-levodopa may need to be avoided.
  • Information on Encephalitis
    Are you looking for information on encephalitis? This eMedTV article is a great place to start. This resource explains how encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) can lead to serious complications, lists possible causes, and covers treatment options.
  • Inheriting Huntington's Disease
    A child of a parent with the condition has a 50-50 chance of inheriting Huntington's disease (HD). This eMedTV Web page discusses how Huntington's disease is inherited and explains that some cases of HD may be the result of a new genetic mutation.
  • Inheriting Tay-Sachs
    Children have a 25 percent chance of inheriting Tay-Sachs disease if both parents are carriers. This eMedTV page explains how the disease is passed from parent to child, the probability of inheriting it, and information on diagnosing the disease.
  • Interferon Beta-1a
    Interferon beta-1a is a medication that is prescribed for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. This eMedTV page describes the two different forms of the drug, explains how they work, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Interferon Beta-1a Dosing
    The recommended Avonex (interferon beta-1a) dosing is 30 mcg, injected into a muscle once a week. This eMedTV resource provides dosing recommendations for other forms of interferon beta-1a and offers tips on how to safely inject the drug.
  • Interferon Beta-1a Drug Information
    This eMedTV page offers general information on interferon beta-1a, a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). This article lists potential side effects and explains why the medication must be injected. A link to more details is also included.
  • Interferon Beta-1b
    Interferon beta-1b is a medication that is commonly prescribed to treat multiple sclerosis. This eMedTV resource describes interferon beta-1b in more detail and further explores its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Interferon Beta-1b Dosing
    Most people start with a low interferon beta-1b dosing and slowly work up to the full dose. As this eMedTV page explains, the usual starting interferon beta-1b dose is 0.0625 mg. This dosage may be gradually increased to the full dosage -- 0.25 mg.
  • Interferon Beta-1b Information
    Are you looking for information on interferon beta-1b? This eMedTV resource can help. It talks about what this medication is used for, how it is administered, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Is Bell's Palsy Contagious?
    If someone you know has Bell's palsy, you might wonder, "Is it contagious?" As this article from the eMedTV Web site points out, the condition is not contagious; that is, you cannot catch it from another person.
  • IV Dantrolene Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV article, dantrolene dosing guidelines will vary, depending on how you respond to the medicine and various other factors. This page lists the factors that may affect your dosage and further explores dantrolene IV and capsules.
  • Japanese Encephalitis
    Japanese encephalitis is a potentially serious disease spread by infected mosquitoes in parts of Asia. This eMedTV resource discusses this disease in detail, including information on transmission, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Juvenile Huntington Disease
    Juvenile Huntington disease is a brain disorder in which symptoms tend to develop before age 20. This eMedTV Web page describes juvenile Huntington disease (HD) and explains how its symptoms differ from those seen with adult-onset HD.
  • Kemadrin
    Kemadrin is a drug used to treat certain symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other conditions. This eMedTV Web article describes how it works, explains when and how to take the medicine, lists common side effects, and more.
  • Kemadrin and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if it is safe to use Kemadrin (procyclidine hydrochloride) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses Kemadrin and breastfeeding, and explains why many doctors do not recommend this drug to breastfeeding women.
  • Kemadrin and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains that Kemadrin (procyclidine hydrochloride) has not been adequately studied in pregnant women, so it may not be safe during pregnancy. This page further discusses Kemadrin and pregnancy, and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Kemadrin Dosage
    This page from the eMedTV Web library describes the factors your doctor will consider when determining your Kemadrin dosage. This article also provides general Kemadrin dosing guidelines, including tips for when and how to take this medication.
  • Kemadrin Drug Interactions
    Some antidepressants, antipsychotics, and anticholinergic medicines can cause Kemadrin drug interactions. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at other drugs that may interact with Kemadrin and describes the potential risks of these interactions.
  • Kemadrin Medication Information
    This selection from the eMedTV library features information on Kemadrin, a medication used to treat Parkinson's disease and other conditions. Topics covered in this Web page include side effects, dosing, safety warnings, and more.
  • Kemadrin Overdose
    Confusion, hallucinations, and seizures may occur if you overdose on Kemadrin (procyclidine hydrochloride). This eMedTV segment lists other possible symptoms of a Kemadrin overdose and explores the various treatment options that are available.
  • Kemadrin Side Effects
    A few common Kemadrin side effects may include constipation, nausea, and blurred vision. This eMedTV page outlines other potential side effects of Kemadrin, including serious ones that require medical attention (such as hallucinations or depression).
  • Kemadrin Uses
    Kemadrin is used for treating symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease and antipsychotic medicines. This eMedTV page describes Kemadrin uses in more detail, including information on how this drug affects certain chemicals in the nervous system.
  • Kemadrin Warnings and Precautions
    Kemadrin can make certain conditions worse, such as glaucoma and bladder problems. This eMedTV page lists other Kemadrin warnings and precautions to know before starting the drug, including what to tell your doctor and who should avoid Kemadrin.
  • Lacosamide
    People experiencing partial seizures may benefit from lacosamide. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at how this prescription medication works, offers precautions to be aware of when taking the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Lacosamide Dosage
    This eMedTV page offers dosing guidelines for lacosamide in the treatment of partial seizures. This article also describes some factors that may affect your dosage and offers some tips on taking this drug.
  • Lacosamide Drug Information
    This page of the eMedTV site provides some basic information on lacosamide, a drug used in the treatment of certain kinds of seizures. This segment explains how this product is used, the different forms, and what to review with your healthcare provider.
  • LaCrosse Encephalitis
    Caused by a mosquito-borne virus, LaCrosse encephalitis is a rare disease that usually affects children. This eMedTV article explains how this disease got its name, transmission methods, possible symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Lamotrigine XR Drug Information
    Extended-release lamotrigine is a seizure medicine that can be used in people age 13 and older. This page on the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at this drug and its uses, and also provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Levetiracetam
    People experiencing partial, myoclonic, or generalized tonic clonic seizures may benefit from levetiracetam. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works, offers precautions to be aware of when taking the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Levetiracetam Dosing
    This eMedTV segment offers levetiracetam dosing guidelines for the treatment of myoclonic and partial or grand mal seizures in adults and children with epilepsy. This article also offers some suggestions on when and how to take the medication.
  • Levetiracetam Drug Information
    Levetiracetam is a medicine used to treat certain types of seizures. This eMedTV resource gives a brief overview of levetiracetam, with information on side effects that may occur and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking this drug.
  • Levetiracetam XR
    Levetiracetam XR is a medication often prescribed to treat partial seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV segment explores how the medicine may work, lists side effects that may occur, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Levetiracetam XR Dosage
    The recommended started levetiracetam XR dosage is two 500 mg tablets once a day. This eMedTV page offers dosing guidelines on this medication, explaining how dosages are slowly increased until a person's seizures are controlled.
  • Levetiracetam XR Medication
    This portion of the eMedTV site deals with levetiracetam XR, a medication used to treat partial seizures. This article takes a look at side effects, other uses, and dosing, with a link to more detailed information.
  • Levitiracetam
    This eMedTV page explains how the prescription drug levetiracetam works to treat certain types of epileptic seizures. This page also covers side effects and some levetiracetam alternatives. Levitiracetam is a common misspelling of levetiracetam.
  • Lioresal
    Lioresal may be prescribed to treat spasticity in people who have MS or a spinal cord problem. This eMedTV Web article explains how this medication works and offers an in-depth look at its effects, general safety precautions, and possible side effects.
  • Lioresal Dosage
    There is no standard Lioresal dosage, since the amount prescribed must be individualized. This eMedTV Web segment offers dosing guidelines for using oral or injectable forms of Lioresal and provides tips and precautions for those using it.
  • Lioresal Drug Information
    If you have spasticity due to multiple sclerosis (MS) or other causes, you may benefit from Lioresal. This eMedTV page provides more information on Lioresal, including side effects to be aware of and what to tell your doctor before taking the drug.
  • Lioresal Drug Interactions
    Any medication that causes drowsiness could potentially cause negative reactions with Lioresal. This eMedTV article lists specific medications that may cause drug interactions with Lioresal and describes the side effects that may occur as a result.
  • Lioresal Side Effects
    Some of the most common Lioresal side effects include drowsiness, confusion, and headaches. This eMedTV Web page provides a more complete list of potential side effects, including potentially serious problems that may require prompt medical care.
  • Lioresal Uses
    Lioresal is used for treating spasticity caused by conditions such as MS and cerebral palsy. This eMedTV Web resource explains whether this prescription medication can be used in children and lists some of the possible "off-label" uses.
  • Lioresal Warnings and Precautions
    Lioresal may increase the risk of seizures or ovarian cysts. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides an overview of other important warnings and precautions with Lioresal, including information on people who should avoid taking the drug.
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