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RSD Prognosis - Spina Bifida Occulta

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  • RSD Prognosis
    An RSD prognosis is a prediction of the likely course and outcome of this chronic pain condition. This eMedTV Web page provides an explanation of the reasoning and support behind a person's prognosis, which can vary among individuals.
  • RSD Research
    This eMedTV segment offers vital information on the newest RSD research, including a detailed description of each area of focus. Current research is focused on finding the cause of the condition, new treatments, and understanding how it progresses.
  • RSD Symptoms
    Depending on which of the three stages a person is at, RSD symptoms vary in severity and duration. This eMedTV article explains these stages and associated signs and symptoms of RSD in detail, of which chronic pain is the most common symptom.
  • Rufinamide
    A doctor may prescribe rufinamide to treat seizures caused by Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This page of the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Rufinamide Dosage
    The recommended starting rufinamide dosage will be based on several factors, such as your age and weight. This eMedTV resource offers general dosing guidelines for treating certain types of seizures and lists tips on when and how to take rufinamide.
  • Rufinamide Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides some basic drug information on rufinamide, which is used to treat seizures in people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Topics included in this article include who can use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Sandhoff Disease
    Sandhoff disease, an incurable illness caused by a gene defect, damages cells in the brain and spinal cord. This eMedTV article offers a detailed explanation of the disease, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Seisures
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, seizures are usually divided into two different categories, generalized and partial. This page describes the difference between these types of seizures. Seisures is a common misspelling of seizures.
  • Seizers
    As this page from the eMedTV Web site explains, seizures occur when there is a change in electrical activity in the brain. This article also covers possible causes of seizures and potential symptoms. Seizers is a common misspelling of seizures.
  • Seizure
    As this eMedTV article explains, a seizure is a brief, sudden change in behavior that occurs when certain cells in the brain are not functioning properly. This page lists possible symptoms, as well as conditions and events that can trigger them.
  • Seizure Disorder
    A person is considered to have a seizure disorder when he or she has had two or more epileptic seizures. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this condition, including details about the current research on their treatment and prevention.
  • Seizure Info
    If you are looking for info on seizures, this eMedTV resource is a great place to start. It gives a brief description of what a seizure is and lists some of the most common symptoms. This article also includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Seizure Information
    This part of the eMedTV site provides some basic information on seizures, which are brief, sudden changes in behavior due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain. This article talks about symptoms and causes, and links to more information.
  • Seizures
    Caused by abnormal brain activity, seizures briefly alter a person's consciousness, movements, or actions. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at seizures, including detailed information on their causes, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Seizures and Driving
    Most states have special driving restrictions for people who have seizures. As this eMedTV article explains, the laws vary from state to state. This resource offers practical information for people with questions about seizures and driving.
  • Seizures and Epilepsy
    Seizures and epilepsy are often linked, but it's possible to have a seizure and not have epilepsy. This eMedTV article discusses first seizures, febrile seizures, and other types of seizures that may not be associated with epilepsy.
  • Seizurs
    Seizures can cause a person to lose consciousness or experience involuntary arm or leg movements. This eMedTV Web page explores the causes of seizures and lists other common symptoms of this condition. Seizurs is a common misspelling of seizures.
  • Selegiline for Parkinson's Disease
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at using selegiline for Parkinson's disease. It explains how this medication is prescribed and lists commonly reported side effects. Also included is a link to more detailed information on this product.
  • Seringomielia
    Syringomyelia is a condition that results from the formation of a cyst within the spinal cord. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of syringomyelia and offers a link to more information. Seringomielia is a common misspelling of syringomyelia.
  • Seziures
    Seizures are episodes caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain. This part of the eMedTV library describes the two primary types of seizures and explains what causes this condition. Seziures is a common misspelling of seizures.
  • Sezures
    Seizures are caused by a sudden change in electrical activity in the brain. This article from the eMedTV Web site lists common symptoms of seizures and explores some of the causes of these episodes. Sezures is a common misspelling of seizures.
  • Shunts in Treatment of Hydrocephalus
    Hydrocephalus shunts are used to help divert cerebrospinal fluid to another part of the body. This eMedTV article discusses the use of shunts in treatment of hydrocephalus, including information on their potential complications.
  • Side Effects of Apomorphine
    Some of the most common side effects of apomorphine include yawning, dizziness, and nausea. This eMedTV page lists other apomorphine side effects, including those that require immediate medical care, such as chest pain and hallucinations.
  • Side Effects of Benztropine
    This eMedTV page explains that some side effects of benztropine may require immediate medical attention, such as hallucinations and fever. This article lists other benztropine side effects, including those that are more common and easy to treat.
  • Side Effects of Biperiden
    Potentially serious side effects of biperiden include hallucinations, fever, and depression. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at other serious side effects of the drug that may require medical care, as well as some of the common side effects.
  • Side Effects of Carbidopa-Levodopa
    Potentially serious side effects of carbidopa-levodopa include psychiatric problems and seizures. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at other serious side effects of the medication, as well as some of the more common side effects.
  • Side Effects of Carbidopa-Levodopa-Entacapone
    Common side effects of carbidopa-levodopa-entacapone include back pain, dry mouth, and fatigue. This eMedTV segment lists other commonly reported side effects seen with the drug and explains which problems may require prompt medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Diazepam Rectal Gel
    Some common side effects of diazepam rectal gel include headaches, drowsiness, and diarrhea. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at these and other side effects of the drug, and explains which ones may need immediate medical care.
  • Side Effects of Divalproex ER
    Side effects of divalproex ER can include nausea or vomiting, infections, and drowsiness. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible divalproex ER side effects, including potentially serious problems that should be reported to your doctor.
  • Side Effects of Entacapone
    Potential side effects of entacapone include back pain, dry mouth, and dizziness. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects of the drug, including common side effects and rare but serious side effects that require prompt medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Ethosuximide
    Common side effects of ethosuximide can include nausea, a loss of appetite, and weight loss. This eMedTV segment also lists serious ethosuximide side effects that may require immediate medical attention (such as hallucinations or suicidal thoughts).
  • Side Effects of Extended-Release Lamotrigine
    Common side effects of extended-release lamotrigine include fatigue, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the possible side effects of this drug, including potentially serious problems requiring prompt medical care.
  • Side Effects of Ezogabine
    Changes in behavior and depression are some of the possible side effects of ezogabine. As explained in this eMedTV article, problems such as these may require medical care. This article lists other side effects that this drug may cause.
  • Side Effects of Felbamate
    Indigestion, insomnia, and vomiting are among the common side effects of felbamate. This eMedTV Web segment discusses these side effects in more detail, including statistics on how often they occur and which reactions require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Fingolimod
    This eMedTV Web page explains that headaches, diarrhea, and back pain are some of the common side effects of fingolimod. This page offers a more detailed list of reactions that may occur, including those that are serious and require medical care.
  • Side Effects of Glatiramer
    Potential side effects of glatiramer include injection site reactions, muscle tightness, and vomiting. This eMedTV segment also lists rare but possible glatiramer side effects, as well as serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Interferon Beta-1a
    Serious side effects of interferon beta-1a may include seizures, jaundice, and depression. As this eMedTV page explains, however, side effects are actually mild in most cases. This article also lists some of the more common side effects of the drug.
  • Side Effects of Interferon Beta-1b
    Common side effects of interferon beta-1b may include muscle pain, flu-like symptoms, and insomnia. This eMedTV article lists other commonly reported interferon beta-1b side effects and explains which side effects may require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Lacosamide
    Common side effects of lacosamide may include dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. This eMedTV Web resource describes other possible side effects, including the side effects that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Side Effects of Levetiracetam
    Common levetiracetam side effects may include drowsiness, weakness, and accidental injury. This eMedTV Web page describes other common side effects of levetiracetam and also lists the side effects that you should report to your doctor right away.
  • Side Effects of Levetiracetam XR
    Drowsiness, the flu, and nausea are some of the most commonly reported side effects of levetiracetam XR. This eMedTV resource also lists less common but potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Orally Disintegrating Carbidopa-Levodopa
    As this eMedTV segment explains, people can develop significant and possibly intolerable side effects of orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa. This page outlines some of the bothersome and serious side effects of the medication.
  • Side Effects of Orally Disintegrating Selegiline
    As this eMedTV segment explains, there are several serious side effects of orally disintegrating selegiline, such as hallucinations and depression. This page also lists some of the common side effects of the medication, such as nausea and headaches.
  • Side Effects of Oxcarbazepine
    Some common side effects of oxcarbazepine include headaches, nausea, and dizziness. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at these and other possible side effects that may occur during treatment with oxcarbazepine.
  • Side Effects of Phenytoin
    A few possible side effects of phenytoin include insomnia, slurred speech, and gum problems. This eMedTV page lists other phenytoin side effects that may occur, including potentially serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor right away.
  • Side Effects of Rasagiline
    Common rasagiline side effects include runny or stuffy nose, fever, and headaches. This eMedTV Web page lists other potential side effects of rasagiline, including serious ones that require medical attention, such as depression and hallucinations.
  • Side Effects of Rizatriptan
    This eMedTV segment explains that there are potential side effects of rizatriptan, including drowsiness, dizziness, and neck pain. This page also highlights some of the more serious and rare side effects of rizatriptan.
  • Side Effects of Rufinamide
    Common side effects of rufinamide include nausea, fatigue, and headaches. This eMedTV Web segment discusses these side effects in more detail, including statistics on how often they occur and which side effects require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Sumatriptan
    Weakness, neck pain, and flushing are a few common side effects of sumatriptan. This eMedTV segment also lists rare sumatriptan side effects like constipation and asthma, as well as side effects to report to your doctor right away (such as diarrhea).
  • Side Effects of Tiagabine
    Possible side effects of tiagabine include dizziness, shakiness, and weakness. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses several side effects that can occur while taking tiagabine, including the ones requiring immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Tolcapone
    Some people may experience side effects of tolcapone, but they are often minor and require no treatment. This eMedTV page outlines common side effects of the drug. This page also explains which side effects are serious and require medical care.
  • Side Effects of Trihexyphenidyl
    Dizziness, dry mouth, and mild nausea are some of the most common side effects of trihexyphenidyl. This eMedTV resource also lists rare but potentially serious trihexyphenidyl side effects, such as glaucoma, fever, and severe constipation.
  • Side Effects of Zolmitriptan
    As this eMedTV page explains, some common side effects of zolmitriptan include drowsiness, muscle pain, and insomnia. This page also lists rare zolmitriptan side effects (like hiccups) and side effects to report to your doctor (like bloody diarrhea).
  • Side Effects of Zonisamide
    Fatigue, nausea, and loss of appetite are common side effects of zonisamide. This eMedTV resource offers a list of several side effects seen with the drug, including statistics on how frequently they occur and which ones require medical attention.
  • Siezures
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, seizures occur when there is a sudden, brief change in electrical activity in the brain. This page describes specific effects of seizures and discusses possible causes. Siezures is a common misspelling of seizures.
  • Siringomelia
    When a cyst forms within the spinal cord, it results in a condition known as syringomyelia. This eMedTV page explains how syringomyelia can destroy the spinal cord and describes treatment options. Siringomelia is a common misspelling of syringomyelia.
  • Siringomielia
    As this eMedTV page explains, syringomyelia is a condition in which a cyst forms inside the spinal cord and eventually destroys it. This page also lists possible causes and symptoms of syringomyelia. Siringomielia is a common misspelling of syringomyelia.
  • Sizures
    There are many types of seizures, each with its own symptoms. This eMedTV resource describes different types of seizures, lists some of the common symptoms, and explains how this condition is diagnosed. Sizures is a common misspelling of seizures.
  • Spasticity and Dantrolene
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, dantrolene can help treat muscle spasticity and certain other medical conditions. This article takes a brief look at uses for this prescription drug and also provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Spina Bafida
    As this eMedTV article explains, spina bifida is a neural tube defect affecting the brain, spinal cord, and/or their protective coverings. This article provides an overview of the condition. Spina bafida is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spina Befida
    This eMedTV page discusses spina bifida, which is a condition characterized by the incomplete development of the brain, spinal cord, and/or their protective coverings. Spina befida is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spina Bifada
    This eMedTV page explains that spina bifida is the most common neural tube defect in the United States, affecting more 1,500 babies each year. This page provides an overview of this disorder. Spina bifada is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spina Bifda
    This part of the eMedTV library explains that spina bifida is a neural tube defect that is characterized by the incomplete development of the brain, spinal cord, and/or their protective coverings. Spina bifda is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spina Biffida
    This eMedTV article explains that spina bifida occurs when a fetus's spine fails to close properly. This page includes some basic information on this condition and provides links to learn more. Spina biffida is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spina Bifida
    Spina bifida is a neural tube defect that occurs in over 1,500 U.S. babies each year. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this condition, including information on its possible causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Spina Bifida Diagnosis
    This eMedTV resource explains that when diagnosing spina bifida, a doctor may use tests such as amniocentesis and second-trimester maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein screening. Both prenatal and postnatal diagnostic methods are described.
  • Spina Bifida Information
    If you are looking for information about spina bifida, this eMedTV page is a great place to start. It gives a brief overview of what spina bifida is, who it affects, and more. Also included is a discussion of common symptoms and a link to more details.
  • Spina Bifida Occulta
    Spina bifida occulta is a condition in which one or more vertebrae are malformed. This segment of the eMedTV archives describes this condition in detail, including its possible causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Spina Bifida Oculta
    This eMedTV segment talks about spina bifida occulta, the mildest form of spina bifida. This article offers an overview of the condition and provides links to more information. Spina bifida oculta is a common misspelling of spina bifida occulta.
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