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Leiomyoma - Lewy Body Dementia

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Leiomyoma to Lewy Body Dementia. 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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  • Lenalidomide
    Lenalidomide is a drug used to treat myelodysplastic syndrome and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page examines various aspects of this medicine, including details on how it works, when and how to take it, safety concerns, and more.
  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
    This eMedTV Web page explains that Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is a severe form of epilepsy that can result in developmental delays in children. The causes, symptoms, and treatment of this disorder are also featured in this article.
  • Leprosy
    Leprosy is a complex infectious disease caused by an infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae. This eMedTV article discusses the disease in detail, including its history, transmission methods, the various types, treatments, and prevalence.
  • Lescol
    Lescol is a prescription medication commonly used to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this drug and its uses, possible side effects, and dosages, with links to additional information.
  • Lescol XL
    This eMedTV page describes Lescol XL, a medicine used to treat high cholesterol, high triglycerides, and other conditions related to heart disease. This article offers a complete overview of this drug, including its uses, side effects, and more.
  • Lessina
    Lessina is a combined oral contraceptive, one of the most common types of birth control pill. This eMedTV page describes how Lessina prevents pregnancy, explains how to use this form of birth control, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Letairis
    Letairis is prescribed to treat arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this medication, with information on how it works, how it is taken, possible side effects, and more.
  • Letrozole
    Letrozole may be given to a postmenopausal woman as a treatment for breast cancer. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, noting its effects, the types of breast cancer that it can treat, and precautions to be aware of prior to taking it.
  • Leukemia (Health Channel Home)
    Leukemia is a type of cancer that starts in the blood-forming tissue and produces abnormal white blood cells. This eMedTV article discusses leukemia and provides information about risk factors and symptoms associated with the disease.
  • Leukemia (Overview Article)
    Leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow in which the body produces abnormal white blood cells. This eMedTV article offers an overview of leukemia, including information about types of the disease, its symptoms, and its treatment.
  • Leukemia Cells
    Leukemia cells are abnormal cells produced by blood-forming tissue. As this segment of the eMedTV Web site explains, there are two main types of these cells and they cause different symptoms and types of leukemia.
  • Leukeran
    Leukeran is a drug licensed to help relieve symptoms of lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This eMedTV article contains more details on this medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Leuprolide
    Available by prescription only, leuprolide is used to treat a number of conditions, including endometriosis. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, potential side effects, how it is administered, and more.
  • Leuprolide Acetate Depot
    This eMedTV resource explains that leuprolide acetate depot mimics a naturally occurring hormone, which makes it effective for conditions like precocious puberty. This page provides an overview of this drug, including dosing, side effects, and more.
  • Leustatin
    Leustatin is a chemotherapy drug used to treat hairy cell leukemia. This article from the eMedTV Web library explores this medication in more detail, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Levalbuterol
    Levalbuterol is a prescribed medicine that is used to treat or prevent airway spasms. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the drug, including information on how it works, conditions it is used to treat, and some of its side effects.
  • Levalbuterol HFA
    Levalbuterol HFA is a prescription inhaler that is used to treat airway spasms caused by asthma or COPD. This eMedTV segment further discusses the drug's uses, explains how the inhaler works, and describes possible side effects that may occur.
  • Levaquin
    Levaquin is a prescription drug licensed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page describes how Levaquin works, explains when and how to take the medicine, and provides a list of potential side effects that may occur.
  • Levatol
    Levatol is a beta blocker medication often prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how the medicine works, offers dosing information, lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of, and more.
  • Levemir
    Levemir is licensed for the treatment of type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web article explains how Levemir works and further explores the effects and potential side effects of this long-acting insulin medication.
  • 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 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.
  • Levitra
    Available only by prescription, Levitra is a drug that is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at Levitra, including side effects, dosing guidelines, available strengths, and more.
  • Levlite
    Levlite is a combined oral contraceptive that can be obtained with a prescription. This article from the eMedTV library explains how this form of birth control works and lists some of the potential side effects that may occur with Levlite.
  • Levobunolol
    Levobunolol is a prescription eye drop approved to treat high eye pressure or chronic open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV resource describes how the medication works, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with this product.
  • Levocetirizine
    Levocetirizine is commonly prescribed to treat allergies or chronic hives of unknown cause. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of the drug, providing information on the different uses, dosages, side effects, and precautions to be aware of.
  • Levofloxacin
    Levofloxacin is an antibiotic approved for the prevention and treatment of certain infections. This eMedTV article describes the effects of levofloxacin, explains how the drug works, and offers general dosing information for the medicine.
  • Levofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution
    Levofloxacin ophthalmic solution is prescribed to treat corneal ulcers and certain bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this eye drop, providing details on its dosing, possible side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • Levomilnacipran
    Levomilnacipran is a drug used to treat clinical depression, also called major depressive disorder. This eMedTV segment explains how levomilnacipran works to reduce depression symptoms, describes the effects of the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Levonest
    Available by prescription only, Levonest is a type of oral contraceptive, or birth control pill. This eMedTV article gives an in-depth overview of this product, explaining how it works, what to expect when taking it, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System
    Women who want to prevent pregnancy may consider the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system. This eMedTV resource offers a comprehensive overview of this product, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Levora
    Levora is a prescription oral contraceptive that is used to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV article explains how Levora works, offers dosing information for this form of birth control, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Levothroid
    Levothroid is a prescription medication that is used for treating hypothyroidism and other thyroid problems. This eMedTV page further explores Levothroid, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips for taking the drug.
  • Levothyroxine
    Available by prescription, levothyroxine can treat an underactive thyroid and other thyroid problems. This eMedTV resource describes how levothyroxine works, explains what you should know before taking the drug, and lists possible side effects.
  • Levoxyl
    Levoxyl is a prescription drug that can treat an underactive thyroid and certain types of thyroid problems. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and some general precautions.
  • Lewy Body Dementia
    Lewy body dementia is a form of dementia characterized by abnormal structures in the brain. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about symptoms associated with it and how they are treated.
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