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Restoril - Rivastigmine Patch

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Restoril to Rivastigmine Patch. 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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  • Restoril
    Restoril is a drug used for the treatment of insomnia. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of this sleep medication, including information on the drug's dosing guidelines, available strengths, and possible side effects.
  • Retapamulin
    Available by prescription, retapamulin is a type of ointment used for treating impetigo. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, tips for using the ointment, and potential side effects.
  • Retinoblastoma
    Retinoblastoma is a type of cancer affecting the eye that usually occurs in children under the age of 5. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms, its diagnosis, and its treatment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rheumatrex
    If you have psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, or cancer, your healthcare provider may recommend Rheumatrex. This eMedTV Web page describes this prescription drug in detail, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rilonacept
    Available by prescription, rilonacept is licensed for treating certain genetic autoinflammatory conditions. This eMedTV page contains an overview of this medication, including details on how it works, how the injections are given, side effects, and more.
  • 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.
  • Riomet
    Riomet is one of the medications used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This segment of the eMedTV library describes the drug in detail, including how it works, possible side effects, tips for people taking the medication, and more.
  • 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 and Calcium
    Risedronate and calcium is a drug used to prevent and treat osteoporosis. This portion of the eMedTV library provides a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Risedronate Delayed-Release
    Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis may treat the condition with risedronate delayed-release. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of this prescription medication, with information on how it works, side effects, dosing, and more.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Ritalin SR
    Ritalin SR is an extended-release medicine that is licensed to treat ADHD and narcolepsy. This page of the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, describes its effects, and lists possible side effects to look out for.
  • Ritonavir
    Ritonavir is a medication often used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV page further explains what ritonavir is used for, lists possible side effects that may occur, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Rituxan
    Rituxan is a drug prescribed to treat rheumatoid arthritis, certain types of cancer, and other conditions. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this medication, including how it works, side effects, dosing tips, and general safety precautions.
  • Rituximab
    A prescription drug, rituximab is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this medication, with information on possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and safety warnings.
  • Rivaroxaban
    Rivaroxaban is a medication used to prevent and treat blood clots. This eMedTV article features a detailed look at this prescription medicine, with information on side effects, dosing tips, and other uses.
  • Rivastigmine
    Rivastigmine is a prescription drug used to treat dementia caused by Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page describes the effects of this medication, explains how and when to take it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Rivastigmine Patch
    The rivastigmine patch is commonly used to treat dementia caused by Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. This eMedTV page explains how to use the patch, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
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