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Retinoblastoma Research - Ritalin LA and Hair Loss

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Retinoblastoma Research to Ritalin LA and Hair Loss. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Retinoblastoma Research
    Research currently is being conducted on new treatments for retinoblastoma. This eMedTV Web page describes the various treatments under investigation and explains the benefits of participating in retinoblastoma research.
  • Retinoblastoma Treatments
    Examples of retinoblastoma treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at the treatment of this condition, including information about side effects, and follow-up care.
  • Retnoblastoma
    This eMedTV page explains that retinoblastoma, a type of eye cancer, typically affects children under the age of five. This page further describes retinoblastoma, including treatment options. Retnoblastoma is a common misspelling of retinoblastoma.
  • Retrovir
    Retrovir is approved for the treatment of HIV infection and AIDS. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of the drug in detail, explains what you should know before taking it, lists possible side effects that can occur, and more.
  • Rett Syndrome
    A relatively rare condition, Rett syndrome is a type of autism spectrum disorder. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at Rett syndrome, including how it develops, who it affects, and what causes it.
  • Reumatoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis characterized by a symmetrical pattern of affected joints. This eMedTV page lists treatment options and other symptoms of the disease. Reumatoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Reumatoide Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain, swelling, and stiffness. This eMedTV resource describes the effects and other symptoms of this condition. Reumatoide arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Revatio
    Revatio is a drug prescribed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV resource offers a detailed overview of this medicine, including information on how it works, its various benefits, general dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Revatio 20 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe 20-mg Revatio tablets to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. This page offers other important dosing guidelines for Revatio, including helpful tips for taking this drug.
  • Revatio Dosage
    The standard dosage of Revatio is a 20-mg tablet or 10-mg intravenous injection three times daily. This eMedTV page provides an in-depth look at dosing guidelines for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension, and lists tips on when and how to use Revatio.
  • Revatio for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
    As this eMedTV page discusses, using Revatio for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) can help improve a person's ability to exercise and delay serious complications. This article also explains how this drug works and links to more information.
  • Revatio Side Effects
    Headaches, diarrhea, and heartburn are some of the most common side effects of Revatio. This eMedTV Web segment further describes other problems reported with the drug, including other common side effects and those that require immediate medical care.
  • Revelimid
    Revlimid is a medication licensed to treat myelodysplastic syndrome and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief overview of this prescription drug and provides a link to more details. Revelimid is a common misspelling of Revlimid.
  • Reversing Heart Disease
    While it's unknown if reversing heart disease is possible, certain drugs have shown promise. This eMedTV Web page explores a few of the research studies on these drugs, including studies of statins that demonstrated a reduction in plaque buildup.
  • Revia
    Revia, a prescription drug, is approved to help people who have abused alcohol or opioids. This eMedTV article covers numerous topics relating to this medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Revia 50 Mg
    Available as a 50-mg tablet, Revia is taken once daily to prevent a relapse of opioid or alcohol abuse. This eMedTV resource discusses how your individual dosage is calculated and offers a link to more dosing instructions for this drug.
  • Revia Drug Information
    If you are trying to stop using alcohol or opioids, your doctor may recommend treatment with Revia. This eMedTV resource examines this drug, including information on why it may not be safe for some people.
  • Revia Generic 50 Mg
    Available in brand-name and generic form, Revia is available in 50-mg tablets. This eMedTV article discusses who makes these products and whether they are as good as the brand-name drug. It also links to more details on this subject.
  • Revia Overdose
    This eMedTV segment discusses the potential problems that may occur due to an overdose of Revia (naltrexone), such as tremors and vomiting. It lists other potential effects and also describes some of the ways these complications may be treated.
  • Revitio
    As this eMedTV page explains, Revatio is a drug used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. This page takes a brief look at how this medication works and what to tell your doctor before taking it. Revitio is a common misspelling of Revatio.
  • Revlamid
    Revlimid is prescribed for the treatment of multiple myeloma and other conditions. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a look at this prescription drug, including specific uses and dosing instructions. Revlamid is a common misspelling of Revlimid.
  • Revlamide
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, people who have multiple myeloma or myelodysplastic syndrome may benefit from Revlimid. This page covers some dosing guidelines and lists potential side effects. Revlamide is a common misspelling of Revlimid.
  • Revlimid
    Revlimid is used to treat certain bone marrow diseases and cancers. This eMedTV article presents an in-depth look at this medication, with details on specific uses of the drug, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Revlimid and Neuropathy
    It is possible to develop numbness or tingling sensations (neuropathy) while using Revlimid. As this eMedTV page explains, this reaction could lead to serious problems. This article also includes a link to more information on Revlimid's side effects.
  • Revlimid Classification
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Revlimid is part of a drug classification known as immunomodulators. This page takes a quick look at how this drug works and offers a link to more details.
  • Revlimid Dangers and Infants
    As a pregnancy Category X drug, Revlimid can cause birth defects or fetal death if used by a pregnant woman. This eMedTV page examines the dangers that can occur in unborn infants when Revlimid is used during pregnancy. It also links to more details.
  • Revlimid for Myelodysplastic Syndrome
    This eMedTV article explains why Revlimid may be prescribed for people with a bone marrow disease called myelodysplastic syndrome. Potential Revlimid benefits are discussed, as well as a description of what occurs in people with this bone marrow disease.
  • Revlimid Rash
    If you are using Revlimid and notice a rash, you may be having an allergic reaction. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, a rash can be a sign of other potentially serious complications, such as a fatal skin reaction.
  • Revlimid Side Effects
    Most people taking Revlimid will develop some type of side effect during treatment. This page of the eMedTV Web site lists common, rare, and potentially dangerous side effects of Revlimid, with statistics on how often problems like these occur.
  • Revlumid
    As this eMedTV article explains, Revlimid is prescribed for delaying the progression of certain bone marrow diseases. This page covers another use of the drug and explains why it is not safe for some people. Revlumid is a common misspelling of Revlimid.
  • Rextra
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Arixtra to help prevent or treat blood clots. This eMedTV Web segment highlights possible side effects and offers some general precautions for the medication. Rextra is a common misspelling of Arixtra.
  • Reyataz
    Reyataz is a prescription drug that is approved to treat HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV article explains how Reyataz helps prevent HIV from multiplying, describes when and how to take the drug, and lists side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Rhematoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis often causes pain, stiffness, and loss of function in the joints. This eMedTV page explains how rheumatoid arthritis is different from other types of arthritis. Reumatoide arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatiod Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis that is also an autoimmune disease. This eMedTV Web page lists common rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and various treatment options. Rheumatiod arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatioid Arthritis
    As this eMedTV page explains, rheumatoid arthritis is a joint disease that causes pain and stiffness. This page also describes the difference between this and other types of arthritis. Rheumatioid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arithritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that affects the joints. This eMedTV segment lists symptoms of the condition and explores various treatments that are available. Rheumatoid arithritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Artheritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is generally characterized by a symmetrical pattern of affected joints. This eMedTV article further describes the effects of this autoimmune disease. Rheumatoid artheritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthiritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that affects the joints and may limit functioning. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of this disease and lists treatments available. Rheumatoid arthiritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthiritus
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that may cause joint inflammation, pain, and stiffness. This eMedTV article explains how the disease affects people and lists treatment options. Rheumatoid arthiritus is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthristis
    Rheumatoid arthritis may cause joint problems, and symptoms can vary from person to person. This eMedTV segment explains how this type of arthritis is different from others. Rheumatoid arthristis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthrities
    People with rheumatoid arthritis often experience joint problems in a symmetrical pattern. This eMedTV page describes the disease in more detail and explains how it can be treated. Rheumatoid arthrities is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Characterized by painful swelling of the joints, rheumatoid arthritis is a type of autoimmune disease. This eMedTV resource explores rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis -- as well as how often the disease occurs.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Diet
    People with rheumatoid arthritis should eat plenty of heart-healthy foods (like fruits and vegetables). This eMedTV page explains, however, that there's no special "rheumatoid arthritis diet" to help slow the progression of, or even cure, the disease.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Information
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that often results in pain, stiffness, and swelling. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this condition, including statistics and links to other articles with information on rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication
    This eMedTV Web page covers the four classes of drugs that can be used as rheumatoid arthritis medications (including NSAIDs and DMARDs). This article explains how they work to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and slow the course of the disease.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
    This selection from the eMedTV archives talks about rheumatoid arthritis pain, explaining the different types and why they occur. This article also discusses how the pain from this condition is measured and treated.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Relief
    As this eMedTV page explains, treatment options for relieving rheumatoid arthritis pain can include medications, massage, exercise, and surgery. This page provides an in-depth look at both short-term and long-term options for relieving arthritis pain.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Research
    This eMedTV article explores some areas of current rheumatoid arthritis research, including genetics, the immune system, and potential triggers. This page also explains how future research may improve the quality of life for people with the disease.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Statistics
    According to recent statistics on rheumatoid arthritis, the number of new cases may actually be declining. This eMedTV page explains that the disease is most common among people ages 35 to 50, and occurs two or three times as often in women than in men.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
    Often, rheumatoid arthritis symptoms will affect the wrist joints and the finger joints closest to the hand. This eMedTV article lists other potential symptoms of this condition, including fatigue, fevers, and a symmetrical pattern of swollen joints.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
    Medications, surgery, and lifestyle changes are among the treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV resource explains how these treatments focus on relieving pain, reducing swelling, and slowing or stopping joint damage.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritus
    Rheumatoid arthritis is often characterized by pain and stiffness in the joints. This eMedTV page offers statistics on the condition and compares it to other types of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritus is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumetoid Arthritis
    As this eMedTV page explains, rheumatoid arthritis occurs in men and women, and results in pain and stiffness in the joints. This page also offers a link to more detailed information. Rheumetoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumitoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition in which a person's immune system attacks the lining of the joints. This eMedTV page further describes the effects of this autoimmune disease. Rheumitoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rheumotoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by joint problems that occur in a symmetrical pattern. This eMedTV article lists other symptoms and explains how the disease can be treated. Rheumotoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhinacort
    Rhinocort Aqua is a prescription nasal spray approved for treating nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV article explains what the drug is used for and lists possible side effects that may occur. Rhinacort is a common misspelling of Rhinocort Aqua.
  • Rhinocort Aqua
    Rhinocort Aqua is a prescription nasal spray used to treat seasonal and perennial nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV resource discusses specific uses for the drug, explains how to use the nasal spray, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Rhinocort Aqua 32 mcg Nasal Spray
    Rhinocort Aqua is a medicine licensed to treat nasal allergy symptoms. As this eMedTV page explains, the drug (which is available in one strength, Rhinocort Aqua 32 mcg nasal spray) is typically used once a day, ranging from two to eight sprays total.
  • Rhinocort Aqua Nasal Spray
    Rhinocort Aqua is a prescription drug used for treating common nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV page describes the effects of Rhinocort Aqua nasal spray and explains what you should discuss with your healthcare provider before using this medication.
  • Rhinocort Nasal Spray
    Rhinocort Aqua is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV article describes how Rhinocort nasal spray works, explains how long it takes to start working, and offers general warnings for the drug.
  • Rhinocort Nasel Spray
    Rhinocort Aqua is a prescription nasal spray used for treating nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV resource explains how Rhinocort Aqua works and describes its effects. Rhinocort nasel spray is a common variation and misspelling of Rhinocort Aqua.
  • Rhinocourt
    Rhinocort Aqua is a prescription nasal spray licensed to treat nasal allergy symptoms. This page on the eMedTV site explains how Rhinocort Aqua works and describes the medicine's effects. Rhinocourt is a common misspelling of Rhinocort Aqua.
  • Rhinophyma
    Rhinophyma is a condition associated with rosacea in which a person has an enlarged, bulbous, and red nose. This eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at this medical condition, with information on symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Rhinophyma Treatment
    There are several rhinophyma treatment options, including topical or oral rosacea medications and surgery. This eMedTV segment discusses these and other treatment options that may be necessary if a patient's rosacea progresses to rhinophyma.
  • Rhinovirus
    The rhinovirus is the cause of the common cold in an estimated 30 to 35 percent of all adults. This eMedTV article explains how this virus is transmitted and offers treatment tips and prevention strategies.
  • Rhuematoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that often affects joints in the hands and fingers. This eMedTV article explains how to improve symptoms of this condition. Rhuematoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhuematoid Arthuritis
    This portion of the eMedTV library discusses rheumatoid arthritis, an inflammatory disease that is characterized by symptoms such as join pain, swelling, and stiffness. Rhuematoid arthuritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumatoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by joint pain and stiffness that occur in a symmetrical pattern. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at this disease and its possible causes. Rhumatoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumatoid Arthritus
    Rheumatoid arthritis can cause serious joint problems. As this eMedTV Web page explains, this autoimmune disease differs from other types of arthritis, especially in its symptoms. Rhumatoid arthritus is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumatoide Arthritis
    People with rheumatoid arthritis often notice a symmetrical pattern of affected joints. This eMedTV segment provides a list of other symptoms of this autoimmune disease. Rhumatoide arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumetoid Arthritis
    As this eMedTV resource explains, rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that causes pain and stiffness in the joints. This page discusses possible causes and symptoms of the disease. Rhumetoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhumitoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes pain and stiffness in the joints. This eMedTV page further describes the condition and covers possible treatment options. Rhumitoid arthritis is a common misspelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Rhythmol
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Rythmol to treat certain heart rhythm problems in adults. This eMedTV article explains some dosing instructions, lists potential side effects, and links to more details. Rhythmol is a common misspelling of Rythmol.
  • Ridalin
    Ritalin is a prescription medication often used for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. This eMedTV resource describes Ritalin in more detail and lists some of the drug's potential side effects. Ridalin is a common misspelling of Ritalin.
  • Riddalin
    Ritalin is a medication that is often used for the treatment of narcolepsy and ADHD. This eMedTV page discusses the benefits of taking the drug and offers details on its effects and possible side effects. Riddalin is a common misspelling of Ritalin.
  • Riddilin
    Ritalin is a medicine approved for treating several conditions, including ADHD and narcolepsy. This eMedTV segment discusses these Ritalin uses in more detail and lists potential side effects of the drug. Riddilin is a common misspelling of Ritalin.
  • Riddlen
    Ritalin, a drug used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, is only available by prescription. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the drug, including effects, various strengths, and possible side effects. Riddlen is a common misspelling of Ritalin.
  • Riddlin
    Ritalin is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of narcolepsy and ADHD. This eMedTV page briefly explores the drug, including specific uses, possible side effects, and dosing information. Riddlin is a common misspelling of Ritalin.
  • Rifadin
    Available by prescription only, Rifadin is prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV article covers specific uses, how the antibiotic works, possible side effects, and more. Links to various topics are also given.
  • Rifampin
    Rifampin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections. More details are given in this eMedTV segment, including information on how the drug works, dosing instructions, and side effects. Links to various topics are also provided.
  • Rifampin Capsules
    As this eMedTV article explains, rifampin capsules and injections can help treat tuberculosis and get rid of a certain type of bacteria. This page explains how this medicine is used, how your dosage is determined, and why you should avoid missing doses.
  • Rifampin Drug
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, rifampin is a drug used to treat tuberculosis and certain types of bacteria. This article provides some general information on this drug, such as possible side effects, and includes a link to more details.
  • Rifampin Side Effects
    People who take rifampin may develop side effects like headaches, drowsiness, and diarrhea. This eMedTV segment outlines other possible problems that may occur with this drug, including some complications that require immediate medical attention.
  • Rilpivirine
    Rilpivirine is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV Web selection describes the effects of this drug, explains how it works, lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment, and more.
  • Rimantadine
    Rimantadine is a prescription drug that is licensed to both treat and prevent the flu. This eMedTV Web page explains how it works and offers a more in-depth look at the medicine's effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Rinocort
    Rhinocort Aqua is a drug that is prescribed to treat nasal allergy symptoms in adults and children. This eMedTV page explains the effects of the medication and offers a link to more information. Rinocort is a common misspelling of Rhinocort Aqua.
  • Risedronate
    Risedronate is used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of the drug, including detailed information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and when and how to take it.
  • Risedronate Sodium Tablets
    Osteoporosis and Paget's disease of the bone can be treated with risedronate sodium. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at risedronate sodium tablets and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease
    High blood pressure and lack of physical activity are common risk factors for cardiovascular disease. This eMedTV resource examines typical risk factors for these conditions and explains the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.
  • Risk Factors for Colon Cancer
    As this eMedTV page explains, risk factors for colon cancer include being 50 years old or older, having colon polyps, and smoking. This Web page explains these and other risk factors that increase your risk of developing the disease.
  • Risk Factors for Depression
    Scientists don't know the exact cause or causes of depression, but they know some of the risk factors. This eMedTV segment outlines a number of these factors, such as family history, substance abuse, medical illnesses, and stress.
  • Risk Factors for Heart Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, heart disease risk factors include having high cholesterol, being overweight, and smoking. This article discusses these and other risk factors in detail and provides links to additional resources.
  • Risk Factors for Osteoporosis
    Risk factors for osteoporosis include ethnicity, gender, alcohol intake, and exercise levels. This part of the eMedTV library explains how you can control some of your risk factors (such as diet and smoking), but not others (such as age).
  • Risks for Coronary Heart Disease
    High blood pressure, smoking, and age are some of the risk factors for coronary heart disease. This eMedTV segment examines the risks for this disease and provides a detailed list of the risk factors you can and cannot change.
  • Risks of Cateract Surgery
    Complications of cataract surgery may include such things as double vision. This eMedTV page looks at risks associated with cataract surgery. Risks of cateract surgery is a common misspelling and variation of cataract surgery complications.
  • Risks of Colonoscopy
    As with any medical procedure, a colonoscopy does carry certain risks. This segment of the eMedTV library discusses both minor and major problems that may occur and describes those who may be at greater risk.
  • Risks of Red Yeast Rice
    Red yeast rice may increase liver enzymes and can severely break down muscle tissue. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at other risks of red yeast rice and explains why the FDA considers this supplement to be an "unapproved drug."
  • Risperadol
    Risperdal is an antipsychotic drug used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism symptoms. This eMedTV page covers Risperdal uses in more detail and lists possible side effects of the drug. Risperadol is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Risperadone
    This eMedTV page explains how risperidone works to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability due to autism. This page also covers general dosing information and potential side effects. Risperadone is a common misspelling of risperidone.
  • Risperdal
    Risperdal is a prescription medicine used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Risperdal, highlighting how it works, offering tips on taking the medication, and listing potential side effects.
  • Risperdal (Risperidone) Drug Information
    As this eMedTV page explains, there is a lot of information about the prescription drug Risperdal (risperidone) to be aware of before starting treatment. This article provides information about the medicine's uses, effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Risperdal 1 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe 1 mg Risperdal tablets, orally disintegrating tablets, or liquid once or twice a day to treat schizophrenia, autism, or bipolar disorder. This page also lists some factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Risperdal 4 mg Tablets
    Among the numerous strengths available for Risperdal tablets, 4 mg is the highest strength. This eMedTV article lists other Risperdal strengths and includes dosing guidelines for the treatment of autism, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
  • Risperdal and Alcohol
    Alcohol may increase the risk of Risperdal side effects (such as drowsiness and low blood pressure). This eMedTV page talks about combining alcohol and Risperdal, explaining why it is generally recommended that you avoid alcohol while using this drug.
  • Risperdal and Pregnancy
    Risperdal is a pregnancy Category C medication, meaning it may not be safe to take during pregnancy. This eMedTV article provides detailed information about Risperdal and pregnancy, including what to do if you become pregnant while taking Risperdal.
  • Risperdal and Weight Gain
    Up to 5 percent of people taking Risperdal experience weight gain as a side effect. This eMedTV segment lists some things you can do if you're on Risperdal and weight gain occurs (such as limiting your alcohol intake and eating heart-healthy foods).
  • Risperdal Dangers
    Risperdal may increase your risk of developing diabetes. This segment from the eMedTV Web site discusses other potential dangers of Risperdal and explains which side effects of this medication may require immediate medical attention.
  • Risperdal Drug Information
    Risperdal is effective for treating symptoms of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism. This eMedTV page offers more information on the drug, including details about Risperdal's effects, potential side effects, and warnings.
  • Risperdal for Autism
    Doctors may treat conditions such as autism with Risperdal. This eMedTV Web page describes the symptoms of autism and explains how the medication can be used to improve behavior problems associated with the condition.
  • Risperdal for Children
    Risperdal is approved to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism in children. Risperdal, as this eMedTV page explains, works by affecting certain brain chemicals and is an effective treatment option for adults or children with these conditions.
  • Risperdal for Schizophrenia
    This eMedTV Web resource explains how bipolar disorder, autism, and schizophrenia can be treated with Risperdal. This page explains how this medication works and also discusses its effectiveness at treating conditions such as schizophrenia.
  • Risperdal Indications
    As this eMedTV page explains, the indications for Risperdal include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability associated with autism. This article further discusses this drug's uses and describes its effects.
  • Risperdal M-Tabs
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, a doctor may prescribe Risperdal M-Tabs to treat schizophrenia, autism, or bipolar disorder. This page offers a brief overview of the M-Tabs and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Risperdal Medication
    A prescription medication, Risperdal is used to treat schizophrenia and other conditions. This eMedTV resource briefly describes this antipsychotic drug, including some of its potential side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Risperdal Oral
    As this eMedTV Web article discusses, oral Risperdal medicines may be prescribed to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or autism. This page takes a further look at how Risperdal works and describes some possible side effects.
  • Risperdal Overdose
    It is possible to take too much Risperdal. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses some symptoms of a Risperdal overdose, including a fast heart rate, drowsiness, and seizures. This page also describes some of the treatment options available.
  • Risperdal Side Effects
    Common Risperdal side effects can include insomnia, dizziness, and headaches. This eMedTV segment covers these and other side effects that may occur while taking Risperdal, including serious side effects to report to your healthcare provider.
  • Risperdal Withdrawl
    Symptoms of a Risperdal withdrawal may include insomnia, hallucinations, and depression. This eMedTV article explains why a doctor may wean you off Risperdal slowly. Risperdal withdrawl is a common misspelling of Risperdal withdrawal.
  • Risperdol
    Risperdal is a medicine used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and irritability due to autism. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works and describes the factors that may affect your dosage. Risperdol is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Risperdol Side Effects
    Drowsiness and an increased appetite are among the common side effects of Risperdal. This eMedTV page also lists adverse reactions that may need prompt medical attention. Risperdol side effects is a common misspelling of Risperdal side effects.
  • Risperidal
    This eMedTV Web page explains that Risperdal is used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism by affecting certain chemicals in the brain. This page also lists possible side effects. Risperidal is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Risperidol
    Risperdal is approved to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and irritability due to autism. This eMedTV page explains the effects of Risperdal on these conditions and lists potential side effects. Risperidol is a common misspelling of Risperdal.
  • Risperidol Withdrawl
    Insomnia, hallucinations, and irritability are among the symptoms of a Risperdal withdrawal. This eMedTV resource also explains how to reduce your risk of these symptoms. Risperidol withdrawl is a common misspelling of Risperdal withdrawal.
  • Risperidon
    Risperidone is a drug used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability due to autism. This eMedTV page explores the various forms of the drug and lists some alternatives to risperidone. Risperidon is a common misspelling of risperidone.
  • Risperidone
    Risperidone is a medication used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and irritability due to autism. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of risperidone, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Ristasis
    Restasis is a prescription eye drop used to increase tear production in people with chronic dry eyes. This eMedTV Web page explains how Restasis works and lists some of its potential side effects. Ristasis is a common misspelling of Restasis.
  • Ritalen
    Ritalin, a prescription drug, is licensed to treat ADHD and narcolepsy. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of the drug and offers dosage information and a list of possible side effects. Ritalen is a common misspelling of Ritalin.
  • Ritalin
    Ritalin is a medication that has been approved for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes in detail how the drug works and offers information on dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Ritalin 10 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, a doctor may prescribe Ritalin 10 mg tablets two or three times daily to treat ADHD or narcolepsy. This article further discusses Ritalin dosing guidelines, including tips on when and how to use this medication.
  • Ritalin 20 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV article explains, a thrice-daily dosage of Ritalin 20 mg tablets is the maximum daily dosage of Ritalin for treating ADHD or narcolepsy. This page takes a closer look at Ritalin dosing guidelines, including tips for taking the medicine.
  • Ritalin 5 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Ritalin 5 mg tablets are the lowest strength available in this medication. This page further discusses Ritalin dosing guidelines for treating ADHD or narcolepsy, as well as tips on when and how to use this medicine.
  • Ritalin Abuse
    Because the medicine is a stimulant and can be habit-forming, it is possible to misuse Ritalin. This eMedTV resource lists common reasons for Ritalin abuse, discusses the possible consequences, and explains where to get help for addiction and abuse.
  • Ritalin and D2 Receptors
    While the binding of dopamine to D2 receptors can help treat ADHD, it can also lead to abuse of the drug. This eMedTV page describes the link between Ritalin and D2 receptors, and explains how the drug's effects on the brain can lead to drug abuse.
  • Ritalin and Depression
    Side effects may occur with Ritalin, and depression is a problem that has been reported in clinical studies. This eMedTV page discusses the likelihood of developing depression as a side effect and explains how Ritalin can be used to treat depression.
  • Ritalin and Pregnant Women
    It's generally not recommended that pregnant women take Ritalin. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses the research conducted on Ritalin and pregnant women, and explains how the FDA's pregnancy category system works.
  • Ritalin Dosage
    For the treatment of ADHD, most children start with a Ritalin dosage of 5 mg, taken twice a day. This eMedTV resource also includes dosing guidelines for the treatment of narcolepsy and offers information on when and how to take the drug.
  • Ritalin Effects
    Ritalin has different effects on the body, depending on the condition being treated. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Ritalin based on the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy, lists potential side effects, and discusses effects at high doses.
  • Ritalin for ADHD
    This eMedTV page explains that when using Ritalin for ADHD treatment, the medication affects certain chemicals in the brain to produce a calming effect. This article also discusses general dosing guidelines and lists various strengths of the medication.
  • Ritalin for Adults
    Ritalin is used to treat ADHD in children, but doctors can prescribe Ritalin for adults as an off-label use. This eMedTV segment defines "off-label" uses and explains how the drug is typically used in adults for the treatment of narcolepsy.
  • Ritalin LA
    Ritalin LA is a prescription medicine that is used to treat ADHD in children. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how the medication works and further explores its effects, possible side effects, and general dosing information.
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