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  • Oxcarbazepine
    Oxcarbazepine is a drug that is used to control a certain type of seizure in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at oxcarbazepine, including information on its uses, dosing, possible side effects, and more.
  • Oxcarbazepine Dosing
    As this eMedTV page explains, the starting oxcarbazepine dosage for adults and adolescents ages 16 and older is oxcarbazepine 600 mg total per day. This article also discusses oxcarbazepine dosing for children ages 2 to 16.
  • Oxcarbazepine Drug Information
    This segment of the eMedTV archives presents some basic drug information on oxcarbazepine, which is used to control a certain type of seizure in people with epilepsy. This article explains how this medicine works, common side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Oxcarbazepine Extended-Release
    Oxcarbazepine extended-release can help treat partial seizures in adults and children. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this prescription drug, including safety warnings, how it works, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Oxcarbazepine Extended-Release Dosage
    This eMedTV selection discusses the dosing guidelines for oxcarbazepine extended-release, including how your doctor will determine the amount and how often it is taken. This resource also provides information on how these tablets should be taken.
  • Oxcarbazepine Extended-Release Information
    As explained in this eMedTV page, oxcarbazepine extended-release is a medicine prescribed to treat partial seizures. This article covers more information on oxcarbazepine extended-release, including warnings to be aware of with this anti-seizure drug.
  • Oxcarbazepine Extended-Release Side Effects
    Oxcarbazepine extended-release may cause potentially dangerous infections, bleeding, or other problems. This eMedTV resource examines other possible side effects of oxcarbazepine extended-release and lists those that require urgent medical care.
  • Parlodel
    Parlodel is a drug that can be prescribed to treat hyperprolactinemia, acromegaly, and parkinsonism. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works and offers more information on its uses, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Parlodel and Breastfeeding
    Generally, it is recommended that breastfeeding women avoid using Parlodel (bromocriptine). This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at Parlodel and breastfeeding, and further explains why the drug is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
  • Parlodel and Pregnancy
    It is generally recommended to avoid using Parlodel (bromocriptine) during pregnancy. This section of the eMedTV library offers more information on Parlodel and pregnancy, and explains the potential risks of using the drug while you are pregnant.
  • Parlodel Dosage
    Doctors will typically increase your Parlodel dosage every few days until results are seen. This eMedTV page offers general Parlodel dosing guidelines and explains what the maximum dose is for treating hyperprolactinemia, parkinsonism, and acromegaly.
  • Parlodel Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides some information on Parlodel, a drug used to treat acromegaly and other conditions. This article talks about how to use the medicine and explains what to discuss with the doctor prescribing it.
  • Parlodel Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Parlodel drug interactions include antipsychotics, nitrates, and sibutramine. This eMedTV Web page provides a list of other medications that could cause potentially dangerous drug interactions with Parlodel.
  • Parlodel Overdose
    Pale skin, sweating, and repetitive yawning are possible signs of a Parlodel (bromocriptine) overdose. This eMedTV Web page lists other potential symptoms of a Parlodel overdose and describes various treatment options that are available.
  • Parlodel Side Effects
    Rare but potentially serious Parlodel side effects include depression, seizures, and hallucinations. As this eMedTV page explains, however, most side effects of Parlodel are minor and either do not require medical attention or can be treated easily.
  • Parlodel Uses
    Parlodel is used to treat several conditions, including parkinsonism, hyperprolactinemia, and acromegaly. This eMedTV resource covers Parlodel uses in more detail and includes a list of possible off-label uses for the medication.
  • Parlodel Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Parlodel if you are allergic to ergot alkaloids. This eMedTV article offers more information on who should not use Parlodel. Warnings and precautions on what side effects may occur with the drug are also included in this article.
  • Perampanel
    Perampanel is approved to treat partial-onset seizures in adults and children as young as 12 years old. This eMedTV Web page presents an in-depth look at this prescription drug, including how to take it, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Perampanel Dosage
    Perampanel comes as tablets that are taken once daily at bedtime. This eMedTV page examines specific perampanel dosing guidelines, including details on how your healthcare provider will determine your amount and how to effectively take this drug.
  • Perampanel Medication Information
    Prior to starting treatment with perampanel, your doctor will need information on your medical history. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of this medication, including how it is taken, what it is prescribed for, and possible side effects.
  • Perampanel Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment explains, people who use perampanel may develop side effects, such as nausea, sleepiness, and balance problems. Other potential problems are covered in this article, as well as details on what to do if serious reactions occur.
  • Perampenel
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, perampanel is an anti-seizure drug prescribed to treat partial-onset seizures. This page describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists potential side effects. Perampenel is a common misspelling of perampanel.
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
    People with periodic limb movement disorder experience involuntary leg twitching or jerking during sleep. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, with information on causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Phentoin
    Phenytoin is a drug that is used to treat certain types of seizures in people with epilepsy. This eMedTV article discusses phenytoin uses in more detail and lists possible side effects of the drug. Phentoin is a common misspelling of phenytoin.
  • Phenytion
    Phenytoin is a prescription medication licensed for the treatment of certain types of epileptic seizures. This eMedTV page explains the effects of the drug and describes the various forms of phenytoin. Phenytion is a common misspelling of phenytoin.
  • Phenytoin
    Phenytoin is a prescription drug licensed to treat some types of epileptic seizures. This eMedTV page describes the types of seizures that can be treated with phenytoin, explains the effects of the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Phenytoin Dosing
    With the oral suspension form of phenytoin, dosing generally starts at 125 mg three times a day. This eMedTV article also presents dosage guidelines for other phenytoin products and offers general tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Phenytoin Sodium
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, phenytoin sodium is a medication used to treat certain types of epileptic seizures. This article offers some helpful information about this prescription drug, including details on side effects.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Apomorphine
    Apomorphine can increase the risk of certain conditions, such as heart problems and low blood pressure. This eMedTV segment provides a list of important precautions and warnings with apomorphine, including information on who should avoid the medicine.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Benztropine
    You may not be able to safely take benztropine if you have certain medical conditions, such as glaucoma. This eMedTV Web resource outlines other precautions and warnings with benztropine, including information on who should not use this medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Biperiden
    Biperiden may cause hallucinations or confusion, and can make some health conditions worse. This eMedTV page offers more important precautions and warnings with biperiden, including a list of side effects and information on who should avoid the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Carbidopa-Levodopa
    Carbidopa-levodopa can make certain health conditions worse, such as mental illnesses and melanoma. This eMedTV page offers other important precautions and warnings with carbidopa-levodopa, including information on who should avoid the medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Carbidopa-Levodopa-Entacapone
    Carbidopa-levodopa-entacapone can cause hallucinations in some people. This eMedTV page provides more precautions and warnings with carbidopa-levodopa-entacapone, including a list of other side effects or complications that may occur with the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Carmustine
    To minimize risks for low blood cell counts, you will receive weekly lab tests during carmustine treatment. This eMedTV page explores the safety precautions that are in place to help avoid serious problems, with warnings for who should not use this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Clobazam
    If you have depression or certain allergies, you may not be able to take clobazam. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes important precautions and safety warnings associated with clobazam, including who should not take this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Dantrolene
    If you have active liver disease, dantrolene may not be the best medication for you. This eMedTV discussion of dantrolene's safety precautions includes warnings of serious complications and also explains when this medicine should be avoided.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Diazepam Rectal Gel
    Do not take diazepam rectal gel if you are allergic to the drug or if you have acute narrow-angle glaucoma. This eMedTV resource offers other precautions and warnings with diazepam rectal gel and explains what to tell your doctor before using it.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Dimethyl Fumarate
    Dimethyl fumarate may cause potentially serious infections or other problems in some people. This eMedTV page discusses important precautions to review to ensure a safe treatment, including warnings for those who should avoid dimethyl fumarate.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Divalproex ER
    Before using divalproex ER, tell your doctor if you have allergies, liver disease, or a urea cycle disorder. This eMedTV resource lists other important precautions and warnings with divalproex ER and explains who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Eletriptan
    This eMedTV segment examines several precautions and warnings with eletriptan, such as those concerning the risk of heart problems with the medication, potential drug interactions, and the danger of taking the drug while pregnant.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Entacapone
    Entacapone can cause involuntary muscle movements called dyskinesias. This eMedTV article contains more precautions and warnings with entacapone, including a list of other side effects that may occur and information on who should not use the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Ethosuximide
    You should not suddenly stop taking ethosuximide. This selection from the eMedTV archives describes several other important precautions and warnings with ethosuximide, including information on who should not take the medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Ethotoin
    This eMedTV article provides important precautions for using ethotoin safely, including warnings of complications that may occur in some people who have certain medical issues. This page also discusses who should not use this seizure medicine at all.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Extended-Release Lamotrigine
    Extended-release lamotrigine may increase the risk of suicidal behavior. This page from the eMedTV site describes these and other extended-release lamotrigine warnings and precautions in greater detail, including issues to discuss with your doctor.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Ezogabine
    People who have certain allergies or who are taking certain medications may not be able to take ezogabine. This eMedTV page lists other precautions and warnings with ezogabine and explains some of the complications this medication may cause.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Felbamate
    Before taking felbamate, make sure to tell your doctor about any other medical conditions you have. This eMedTV Web page describes several precautions and warnings with felbamate, including information on who may not be able to safely take this medicine.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Fingolimod
    As this eMedTV page explains, if you have diabetes or eye problems, you may not be able to take fingolimod safely. Other precautions and warnings are listed in this article, including details on what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Glatiramer
    Before taking glatiramer, be sure to tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This eMedTV page lists other precautions and warnings with glatiramer and further explains what you should tell your doctor about before starting treatment.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Interferon Beta-1a
    Interferon beta-1a can decrease blood counts in some people, which can lead to problems. This eMedTV page offers more precautions and warnings with interferon beta-1a and lists conditions you should tell your doctor about before starting treatment.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Interferon Beta-1b
    Interferon beta-1b can affect your liver function. As this eMedTV article explains, knowing the precautions and warnings with interferon beta-1b can be helpful because the drug can cause problems in people with certain existing medical conditions.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Lacosamide
    This eMedTV resource highlights various precautions and warnings with lacosamide, including possible side effects to watch for and the safety of taking the drug when pregnant or breastfeeding. This page also explains who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Levetiracetam
    This eMedTV resource highlights various precautions and warnings with levetiracetam, including possible side effects to watch for and the safety of taking the drug when pregnant or breastfeeding. This page also explains who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Levetiracetam XR
    You should talk to your doctor before taking levetiracetam XR if you have anemia or other blood disorders. This eMedTV segment offers more precautions and warnings with levetiracetam XR and includes information on who should not use this medicine.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Naratriptan
    This eMedTV segment examines several precautions and warnings with naratriptan, such as those relating to an increased risk of heart attack with the drug and those concerning interactions that may occur when it is taken with other medications.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Orally Disintegrating Carbidopa-Levodopa
    This eMedTV article provides a list of important precautions and warnings with orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa, including information on who should avoid the drug. This page also explains what to tell your doctor before starting treatment.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Orally Disintegrating Selegiline
    This eMedTV Web article offers a list of important precautions and warnings with orally disintegrating selegiline, including information on who should not use this medication. This page also explains what to tell your doctor before starting the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Oxcarbazepine
    Do not take oxcarbazepine if you are allergic to the medicine or any component used to make it. This page on the eMedTV site offers other precautions and warnings with oxcarbazepine, such as the safety of taking the drug while pregnant or nursing.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Oxcarbazepine Extended-Release
    Oxcarbazepine extended-release may cause potentially life-threatening skin rashes or other problems. This eMedTV page lists precautions to review before taking oxcarbazepine extended-release, including warnings for who should avoid this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Perampanel
    Significant dizziness and drowsiness may occur with perampanel. Other warnings for perampanel are listed in this eMedTV page, with precautions for those who may not be able to take this anti-seizure drug. It also describes potential risks to be aware of.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Phenytoin
    High levels of phenytoin in your blood may potentially cause strange behavior or thinking. This article from the eMedTV Web site discusses other precautions and warnings with phenytoin and explains who should not take the medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Rasagiline
    Rasagiline can cause hallucinations. This eMedTV article lists other precautions and warnings with rasagiline, including other possible side effects that may occur with the drug. Warnings on who should not take rasagiline are also included.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Rizatriptan
    This eMedTV page lists several precautions and warnings with rizatriptan, such as possible drug interactions and the risk of chest pain in some people taking rizatriptan. This page also lists people who should avoid this drug (like those taking MAOIs).
  • Precautions and Warnings With Rufinamide
    Before taking rufinamide, make sure to tell your doctor about any medical conditions you may have. This eMedTV article describes several precautions and warnings with rufinamide, including information on who may not be able to safely take this medicine.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Sumatriptan
    Among the people who shouldn't take sumatriptan are those with a history of angina or a stroke. This eMedTV segment covers other precautions and warnings with sumatriptan, such as the risk of seizures or a heart attack in some people taking the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Sumatriptan Transdermal
    This eMedTV selection explains that if you are pregnant or have certain allergies, you may not be able to use sumatriptan transdermal. This article outlines important precautions and warnings with this skin patch, including what your doctor needs to know.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Teriflunomide
    Before taking teriflunomide, your doctor will need to know if you have an infection or any allergies. This eMedTV Web page lists other precautions and warnings with teriflunomide, including details of serious complications that may occur with the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Tiagabine
    In rare cases, tiagabine has been reported to cause dangerous skin rashes. This section of the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed list of precautions and warnings with tiagabine to be aware of, including information on who should avoid the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Tolcapone
    This eMedTV Web article contains important precautions and warnings with tolcapone, including who should avoid the medicine. By discussing these risks with your doctor, you can help minimize possible problems and even life-threatening complications.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Trihexyphenidyl
    Trihexyphenidyl can cause Alzheimer's-like symptoms, such as memory loss. This eMedTV Web page lists other precautions and warnings with trihexyphenidyl, including other side effects that may occur and information on who should not use this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Vigabatrin
    This eMedTV page examines important precautions for using vigabatrin safely, including warnings of complications that may occur in some people who have certain medical issues. This page also explains how this medicine may be unsafe for certain people.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Zolmitriptan
    This eMedTV page lists precautions and warnings with zolmitriptan, such as an increased risk of side effects when zolmitriptan is taken with certain antidepressants, the safety of taking the drug while pregnant, and people who shouldn't take it at all.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Zonisamide
    Zonisamide can slightly decrease your kidney function and increase your risk of kidney stones. This eMedTV segment discusses several other precautions and warnings with zonisamide, including a list of people who should not take the drug.
  • Preventing Spina Bifida
    Consuming at least 400 micrograms of folic acid every day can help lower the risk of spina bifida. This eMedTV article talks about things that may help with spina bifida prevention, including eating foods that contain folic acid.
  • Psychogenic Seizures
    Psychogenic seizures may look like epileptic seizures, but they are caused by psychological factors. This eMedTV page provides detailed information about these types of seizures and explains why they must be treated differently from epileptic seizures.
  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome I
    Ramsay Hunt syndrome I used to be the name for a collection of rare, degenerative neurological disorders. This eMedTV article talks about Ramsay Hunt syndrome I and explains that it is now called dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica.
  • Rasagaline
    Rasagiline is a prescription Parkinson's disease medication. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains how rasagiline is used, describes its effects, and lists some of its potential side effects. Rasagaline is a common misspelling of rasagiline.
  • Rasagiline
    Rasagiline is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV Web page describes rasagiline in more detail, explains how it works, and offers information on when and how to take the medication safely.
  • Rasagiline Dosage
    Various factors affect the rasagiline dosage you are prescribed, such as how you respond to the drug. This eMedTV article also offers rasagiline dosing recommendations and tips for those who are not already taking Parkinson's disease medications.
  • Rasagiline Mesylate Drug Information
    If you have Parkinson's disease, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called rasagiline mesylate. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of rasagiline, with information on dosing guidelines and what your healthcare provider needs to know.
  • Rasmussen's Encephalitis
    Rasmussen's encephalitis is a rare disease that usually affects only one hemisphere of the brain. As this eMedTV article explains, it occurs mainly in children under the age of 10. This page discusses Rasmussen's encephalitis in detail.
  • Rizatriptan
    Rizatriptan is a drug used to treat migraines once they have started. This eMedTV article highlights how this prescription medicine works and when and how to take it, and also discusses side effects, dosing guidelines, and strengths.
  • Rizatriptan (Maxalt)
    As this eMedTV selection explains, healthcare providers prescribe rizatriptan (Maxalt) as a treatment for migraine headaches. This article explores how to take it, the results of clinical trials, and more.
  • Rizatriptan Dosing
    As this eMedTV page explains, the usual rizatriptan dose is 5 mg or 10 mg once a migraine starts. This page also provides some rizatriptan dosing tips, such as always taking the drug as prescribed and not taking more than 30 mg of rizatriptan a day.
  • RLS
    RLS (restless legs syndrome) is characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs during inactivity. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at this neurological condition, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • RLS Detection
    As this eMedTV article explains, there is currently no test available that can detect RLS. To make a diagnosis, your doctor will need to ask specific questions and perform a physical exam. This page discusses the diagnosis of restless legs syndrome.
  • RLS Symptoms
    Restless legs syndrome (RLS) symptoms include unpleasant sensations in the legs. As this eMedTV page explains, these sensations result in an almost irresistible urge to move the legs. This page discusses these and other signs and symptoms of RLS.
  • Rosagaline
    Rasagiline is a Parkinson's disease medication available by prescription only. This eMedTV page describes rasagiline in more detail, explains how it works, and lists its potential side effects. Rosagaline is a common misspelling of rasagiline.
  • RSD
    RSD, or reflex sympathetic dystrophy, is characterized by continuous, intense pain that worsens over time. This eMedTV segment offers a description of the disorder, including causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • RSD Disease
    This part of the eMedTV site takes a look at reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD). It explains some of the common symptoms of RSD, such as intense pain, and describes a few treatment options for this disease. A link to more information is also included.
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