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Lamictal Withdrawal - Lyrica Weight Change

This page contains links to eMedTV Epilepsy Articles containing information on subjects from Lamictal Withdrawal to Lyrica Weight Change. 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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  • Lamictal Withdrawal
    The most significant symptom of Lamictal withdrawal is a seizure. This eMedTV article emphasizes the importance of slowly weaning yourself off the drug and discusses other things you can do to reduce the risk of withdrawal symptoms.
  • Lamictal XR
    An extended-release tablet, Lamictal XR is a prescription drug that can help treat seizures. This eMedTV segment explains that it is meant to be used with other seizure medications and also discusses dosing, side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Lamictal XR and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, nursing infants may be exposed to a significant amount of Lamictal XR through breast milk. This article tells you what you need to know about breastfeeding and Lamictal XR, including the manufacturer's recommendation.
  • Lamictal XR and Pregnancy
    Lamictal XR may not be safe for use in women who are expecting. This eMedTV article addresses pregnancy and Lamictal XR, including the results of animal studies and a discussion on why the FDA considers this product a pregnancy Category C medication.
  • Lamictal XR and Weight Gain
    Some people may gain weight while taking Lamictal XR (extended-release lamotrigine). However, as this eMedTV resource points out, this is an uncommon side effect of the medicine. This article offers tips on controlling your weight while on Lamictal XR.
  • Lamictal XR Dosage
    Lamictal XR comes in tablet form and is usually taken once a day. However, as this eMedTV article explains, several factors will affect your personal Lamictal XR dosage. This page talks about the dosing guidelines for this medicine in more detail.
  • Lamictal XR Drug Interactions
    Birth control pills, Dilantin, and Epitol are a few products that can cause Lamictal XR drug interactions. This eMedTV page offers a more detailed list of medicines that can react with this seizure medication, including the results of these interactions.
  • Lamictal XR Medication Information
    Lamictal XR is a medication that helps treat a certain type of seizure. This portion of the eMedTV site takes a closer look at Lamictal XR, including information on the medication's uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and effectiveness.
  • Lamictal XR Overdose
    This eMedTV Web page describes what you can expect if you happen to take too much Lamictal XR (extended-release lamotrigine). The effects of a Lamictal XR overdose are discussed, as are treatment options and instructions on what to do.
  • Lamictal XR Side Effects
    Dizziness, diarrhea, and shakiness are some of the possible side effects of Lamictal XR. This eMedTV selection offers a more detailed list of common and rare problems reported with the drug, including potentially serious side effects.
  • Lamictal XR Uses
    Lamictal XR is approved to help control certain types of seizures. This article from the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at what Lamictal XR is used for, including information on its off-label uses and whether it can be given to children.
  • Lamictal XR Warnings and Precautions
    As this page of the eMedTV site explains, Lamictal XR can cause rare life-threatening skin rashes and allergic reactions. This article offers more Lamictal XR precautions and warnings, including information on who should avoid the drug entirely.
  • Lamictil
    Used to treat bipolar disorder and epilepsy, Lamictal is a drug that is available only by prescription. This eMedTV page provides basic information about the drug and links to more detailed information. Lamictil is a common misspelling of Lamictal.
  • Lamictil and Weight Gain
    This eMedTV page lists the percentage of people who reported weight gain while taking Lamictal for bipolar disorder (it wasn't experienced by those taking it for epilepsy). Lamictil and weight gain is a common misspelling of Lamictal and weight gain.
  • Lamictol
    Lamictal, a drug used to treat bipolar disorder and epilepsy, is generally taken once or twice a day. This eMedTV segment features a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more information. Lamictol is a common misspelling of Lamictal.
  • Lamictol Side Effects
    Common side effects of Lamictal include double vision, headaches, and dizziness. This page of the eMedTV Web site briefly list side effects that can occur while taking the drug. Lamictol side effects is a common misspelling of Lamictal side effects.
  • Lamiktal
    Lamictal is a drug often prescribed to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its specific uses, effects, and potential side effects. Lamiktal is a common misspelling of Lamictal.
  • Lamitcal
    Lamictal, a drug made by GlaxoSmithKline, is used for the treatment of bipolar disorder and epilepsy. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Lamitcal is a common misspelling of Lamictal.
  • Laurika
    Lyrica is a medicine used for treating epilepsy, fibromyalgia, and other conditions. This eMedTV article explores how the drug may work and explains what to tell your doctor before starting treatment. Lauricka is a common misspelling of Lyrica.
  • 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.
  • Limictal
    Lamictal is used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder. This selection from the eMedTV archives provides a brief overview of the drug and also provides a link to more detailed information. Limictal is a common misspelling of Lamictal.
  • Liquid Neurontin
    For people who have trouble swallowing tablets or capsules, liquid Neurontin is available. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains what Neurontin is used for and offers general dosing guidelines for this medication.
  • Lirica
    Lyrica is commonly prescribed to treat nerve pain, fibromyalgia, or epilepsy. This eMedTV Web page also lists possible side effects and describes the factors that may affect your dosage. Lirica is a common misspelling of Lyrica.
  • Liryka
    Lyrica is a drug often prescribed to treat nerve pain, epileptic seizures, and fibromyalgia. This eMedTV page explains what to tell your doctor before using it and lists possible side effects of the drug. Liryka is a common misspelling of Lyrica.
  • Living With Epilepsy
    While many people with epilepsy appear to lead normal lives, living with the condition can be challenging. This eMedTV segment explores some of the common problems, such as driving restrictions, faced by people living with this condition.
  • Lyrca
    Lyrica (pregabalin) is a drug used to treat epilepsy and nerve pain. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers a brief overview of this drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Lyrca is a common misspelling of Lyrica.
  • Lyrica
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Lyrica to treat epilepsy, fibromyalgia, or nerve pain. This part of the eMedTV library offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on its possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Lyrica 100 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV article explains, Lyrica capsules come in many strengths, including 100 mg. This resource discusses some dosing guidelines for Lyrica and includes a link to more detailed information on how to take this drug.
  • Lyrica 150 mg Capsules
    A doctor may prescribe Lyrica 150 mg capsules to treat nerve pain, fibromyalgia, or epileptic seizures. This eMedTV Web segment further discusses general dosing guidelines for Lyrica and describes the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Lyrica 200 mg Capsules
    If you have nerve pain, epilepsy, or fibromyalgia, you may be prescribed Lyrica 200 mg capsules. This eMedTV page offers more Lyrica dosing guidelines and explains the factors that may affect your dosage, such as other medications you are taking.
  • Lyrica 225 mg Capsules
    When treating fibromyalgia, a doctor may prescribe Lyrica 225 mg capsules twice daily. As this eMedTV page explains, this medication can also be prescribed to treat epileptic seizures and nerve pain. Tips for safely using Lyrica are also included.
  • Lyrica 25 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, your doctor may prescribe Lyrica 25 mg capsules to treat conditions such as nerve pain, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia. This page also covers some general dosing tips and describes the factors that may affect your dose.
  • Lyrica 300 mg Capsules
    A doctor may prescribe Lyrica 300 mg capsules to treat nerve pain, epilepsy, or fibromyalgia. This eMedTV Web segment provides more information on dosing guidelines for Lyrica and describes the factors that may affect your dose.
  • Lyrica 50 mg Capsules
    If you have nerve pain, fibromyalgia, or epilepsy, your doctor may prescribe Lyrica 50 mg capsules. This eMedTV Web segment offers some general dosing guidelines for this medication and describes some of the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Lyrica 75 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV article explains, a doctor may prescribe Lyrica 75 mg capsules to treat nerve pain, fibromyalgia, or epileptic seizures. This page lists some general dosing guidelines and describes the factors that may affect the amount prescribed.
  • Lyrica Abuse
    Despite its many beneficial effects, Lyrica can be abused. As this eMedTV article explains, the drug should be used only as prescribed. This article also discusses some of the signs of Lyrica abuse and explains what to do if you are abusing the drug.
  • Lyrica and Alcohol
    In general, you should not combine Lyrica and alcohol. As this eMedTV article explains, drinking alcohol while taking the drug may increase your risk of developing side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, or other potentially dangerous complications.
  • Lyrica and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of Lyrica does not recommend taking the drug while breastfeeding. This eMedTV selection talks about Lyrica and breastfeeding, including information on whether the drug passes through breast milk in humans.
  • Lyrica and Dry Mouth
    As this selection from the eMedTV site explains, dry mouth is a common side effect of Lyrica. This page offers an overview of Lyrica and dry mouth, including suggestions for minimizing your dry mouth symptoms and what to do if your symptoms persist.
  • Lyrica and Hair Loss
    This eMedTV page takes a close look at Lyrica and hair loss, explaining how often this possible side effect occurred in clinical trials. If you are taking Lyrica and hair loss occurs, be sure to talk with your healthcare provider.
  • Lyrica and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Lyrica is classified as a pregnancy Category C medication. This article provides an overview of using this drug during pregnancy, noting the results of animal studies and discussing the FDA's pregnancy classification system.
  • Lyrica and Weight Gain
    This eMedTV article explains that in clinical studies, up to 16 percent of people taking Lyrica for controlling seizures experienced weight gain. This resource offers an in-depth look at Lyrica and weight gain, including tips on losing weight.
  • Lyrica Capsules
    Nerve pain, fibromyalgia, or epileptic seizures can all be treated with Lyrica capsules. This eMedTV resource offers more information on Lyrica, including how the drug works, potential side effects, and available strengths.
  • Lyrica Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use Lyrica if you have certain medical conditions, such as kidney disease. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other potential dangers with Lyrica to be aware of to ensure a safe treatment process.
  • Lyrica Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended starting Lyrica dosage for treating nerve pain due to diabetic neuropathy is 50 mg three times daily. This page gives an overview of dosing for this drug and provides tips for those taking it.
  • Lyrica Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web article provides prescribing information for Lyrica, a medication used for fibromyalgia, nerve pain, and seizures. This page also explains why the drug may not be suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Lyrica Drug Information
    Lyrica is often prescribed to treat nerve pain, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of important Lyrica drug information, including general precautions and potential side effects to be aware of.
  • Lyrica Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, Lyrica drug interactions can potentially occur when the drug is taken with alcohol, narcotics, or opiates, among other drugs. This page explains some of the side effects that may occur as a result of these interactions.
  • Lyrica for Children
    Lyrica is a prescription drug licensed to treat chronic nerve pain, fibromyalgia, and partial seizures. As this eMedTV segment explains, doctors generally do not prescribe it to children, as Lyrica has not been adequately studied in this age group.
  • Lyrica for Epilepsy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Lyrica is a prescribed drug used to treat various conditions, including epilepsy. Lyrica works by affecting specific parts of calcium channels in the brain. A link to more in-depth information is also included.
  • Lyrica for Fibromyalgia
    A doctor may prescribe Lyrica to treat fibromyalgia. Lyrica, as this eMedTV page explains, works to relieve fibromyalgia pain by affecting calcium channels in the brain. This page also explains the results of clinical trials and links to more information.
  • Lyrica for Nerve Pain
    As this eMedTV page explains, if you have nerve pain, Lyrica may be useful in relieving it. This medication works for this use by affecting certain calcium channels in the central nervous system. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Lyrica Indications
    Lyrica is used for the treatment of several conditions, including fibromyalgia, nerve pain, and epilepsy. This eMedTV Web page discusses the indications for Lyrica in more detail and explains how this medication is used for "off-label" purposes.
  • Lyrica Medicine
    As a prescription medicine, Lyrica may be used to treat nerve pain, epilepsy, and fibromyalgia. This eMedTV resource further discusses this drug, including how it is thought to work for these various conditions and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • Lyrica Oral
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, Lyrica oral capsules may be prescribed to treat several conditions, such as fibromyalgia, epilepsy, and nerve pain. This page also describes how the drug works, possible side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • Lyrica Overdose
    As this eMedTV page explains, it isn't known what to expect of a Lyrica overdose or how an overdose on Lyrica could best be treated. This page lists a few possible Lyrica overdose symptoms (such as drowsiness) and treatments (such as supportive care).
  • Lyrica Precautions and Warnings
    Lyrica can cause low platelets in some people, potentially increasing their risk of bleeding. This eMedTV page lists more Lyrica precautions and warnings, including who should not take the drug and what to tell your doctor before starting the drug.
  • Lyrica Risks
    Some of the potential risks with using Lyrica may include coordination problems, drowsiness, and dizziness. This eMedTV Web resource describes other side effects, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Lyrica Safety
    You should talk to your doctor before taking Lyrica if you have kidney disease. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides other safety warnings for Lyrica, and describes some of the side effects that may occur with this medication.
  • Lyrica Side Affects
    Common side effects of Lyrica include drowsiness and dizziness, among other things. This selection from the eMedTV archives discusses these and other side effects of the medication. Lyrica side affects is a common misspelling of Lyrica side effects.
  • Lyrica Side Effects
    Some possible side effects of Lyrica include dizziness, a dry mouth, and drowsiness. This eMedTV page offers a detailed list of common and rare side effects that may occur with this drug, as well as side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Lyrica Uses
    Epilepsy and postherpetic neuralgia are a couple of the conditions Lyrica is approved to treat. This eMedTV resource describes these and other Lyrica uses, including "off-label" uses of the drug (such as the treatment of anxiety).
  • Lyrica Weight Change
    During clinical studies, weight change was reported as a common side effect of this drug. This eMedTV segment describes how many people experienced weight gain while taking Lyrica and explains what you should do if this side effect occurs.
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