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eMedTV Health Topics A-Z

Reactive Arthritis - Restless Legs Syndrome

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Reactive Arthritis to Restless Legs Syndrome. 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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  • Reactive Arthritis
    Reactive arthritis develops in response to an infection in the body. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at this form of arthritis, including information on its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Rebif
    Rebif is a prescription medicine that is used to treat multiple sclerosis. This article from the eMedTV archives explores how Rebif works and offers more information on its dosing guidelines, effects, and potential side effects.
  • Reclast
    Reclast is a drug used to help treat the breakdown of bone associated with Paget's disease and osteoporosis. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at the drug, including information on its effects, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Reclipsen
    Reclipsen is a prescription birth control pill that works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV resource discusses how Reclipsen works, describes when and how to take it, and explains what you should know before using this form of birth control.
  • Recombivax HB
    An injected vaccine, Recombivax HB is used to prevent hepatitis B. This article from the eMedTV Web library provides an in-depth overview of this product, including how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Rectal Bleeding
    Rectal bleeding can be a symptom of various diseases, from hemorrhoids to cancer. This page from the eMedTV archives explains the types of bleeding that can occur, possible causes, treatment options, and diagnostic procedures.
  • Rectal Cancer
    Rectal cancer is a disease that occurs when cancer cells form in the tissue of the rectum. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, including information about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  • Rectiv
    Your healthcare provider may recommend Rectiv if you have pain caused by chronic anal fissures. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medicated ointment, with details on how to use it, what to expect, drug warnings, and more.
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
    Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) are defined as having 2 infections in 6 months or 3 in 1 year. This eMedTV article discusses recurrent UTIs and provides tips for preventing them, such as drinking plenty of water and cranberry juice.
  • Red Clover
    Red clover is an herbal product that is claimed to relieve menopause symptoms. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of red clover, including information on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Red Yeast Rice
    Red yeast rice may help lower cholesterol because it can contain large amounts of lovastatin. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of red yeast rice, including information on how the product is fermented, possible side effects, and precautions.
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    This eMedTV page explains the process used when diagnosing reflex sympathetic dystrophy, including a description of common tests. The diagnostic process can be complicated because the symptoms are common -- and some people improve without treatment.
  • Reglan
    Reglan is a medication that can be prescribed to treat GERD and diabetic gastroparesis. This eMedTV Web page explains how Reglan works for these conditions, offers dosing guidelines for the drug, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Regorafenib
    This eMedTV article looks at how regorafenib can be used for the treatment of colorectal cancer in adults. It describes how this chemotherapy drug works and discusses possible side effects, dosing instructions, and other topics.
  • Regular Insulin
    Regular insulin is a short-acting insulin medication used to treat diabetes. This eMedTV resource describes how this form of insulin works, explains when and how to inject the medicine, and lists some of the potential side effects of this product.
  • Relacore
    Relacore products are available over-the-counter and claim to help with weight loss. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at Relacore, including information on how it supposedly works, its safety and effectiveness, side effects, and more.
  • Relafen
    This eMedTV article explores Relafen, a prescription drug used to treat pain, inflammation, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis and other conditions. This page also covers Relafen dosing, side effects, and strengths.
  • Relenza
    Relenza is a prescription drug used for preventing and treating the flu virus. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of this medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to use it.
  • Relpax
    Relpax is a prescription medicine that is used to treat a migraine headache as it occurs. This eMedTV article explains how Relpax works to relieve migraine symptoms, outlines some of its potential side effects, and offers tips on taking the drug.
  • Remeron
    Remeron is a prescription medication that is approved to help treat depression. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works, highlights some of its potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Remicade
    Remicade is a prescription medication that is approved to treat certain inflammatory conditions. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to relieve symptoms of these conditions, lists potential side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Reminyl
    Reminyl is the name under which Razadyne was originally sold. As this portion of the eMedTV library explains, this name was changed awhile ago because many people confused Reminyl with a similar-sounding medication called Amaryl.
  • Repaglinide
    Repaglinide is a prescription drug that is licensed to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works to increase insulin production, lists potential side effects, and offers tips on taking it.
  • Repaglinide and Metformin
    Repaglinide and metformin is a prescription drug used to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works, outlines potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take it.
  • Requip
    Requip is a dopamine agonist that helps relieve symptoms of Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome. This eMedTV page further describes this drug and its uses, as well as dosage guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Requip XL
    Requip XL is a drug prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease by stimulating certain receptors in the brain. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Requip XL, including information on how this drug works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Rescriptor
    Rescriptor is a prescription medicine that is licensed for treating HIV and AIDS. This article on the eMedTV Web site describes the drug in detail, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Rescula
    Rescula is a medicine prescribed to treat open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • RESPeRATE
    RESPeRATE is a medical device that teaches you "paced breathing" to help lower blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page explores the effectiveness of RESPeRATE, describes how the device works, and explains where you can obtain the machine.
  • Restasis
    Restasis is a medicine prescribed to increase tear production in people with chronic dry eyes. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this eye drop, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips for using this medicine.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (Health Channel Home)
    Someone with restless legs syndrome has an almost irresistible urge to move the legs. This eMedTV page describes what you'll learn on eMedTV's Restless Legs Syndrome Channel, such as what causes this urge to move the legs and ways to help relieve it.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (Overview Article)
    Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder identified by unpleasant sensations in the legs. As this eMedTV segment explains, it results in an almost irresistible urge to move them. This page covers RLS and its causes, symptoms, prognosis, and more.
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