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Generic Name: LEVETIRACETAM - ORAL Pronounced: (lev-eh-turr-RASS-ih-tam) Keppra XR Oral Uses
Levetiracetam is an anticonvulsant used in combination
with other medications to treat seizure disorders (epilepsy). Levetiracetam has
been shown to decrease the number of seizures in adults and children. It is not
known how it works to prevent seizures.
How To Use Keppra XR Oral
Read the Medication Guide and, if available, the Patient
Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using
levetiracetam and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions
regarding the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Take the liquid and regular-release tablets by mouth as
directed by your doctor, usually twice daily with or without food. Crushing or
chewing the tablet may cause a bitter taste.
If you are using the liquid form of this medication,
carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not us...
Any discussion of heart disease and its risk factors is often joined by a discussion of cholesterol. Last week we talked about the basics of what cholesterol is and how it is measured . This week let’s talk about what we can do to improve our cholesterol numbers and lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Just because we have MS doesn’t mean that we are immune to developing other serious diseases.
In heart disease, there are two types of risk factors — those you can’t change (age, sex, and family history of early onset heart disease) and those you can (smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, being overweight/obesity, physical inactivity, and diabetes- type II). High cholesterol can lead to atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) which can then lead to heart attack or stroke when plaque in the artery breaks loose.
Factors that increase LDL
The three main contributors to high LDL ( low dens...
Elective or therapeutic abortion is the deliberate termination of a pregnancy.
Therapeutic abortion; Elective abortion
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Elective abortions are those initiated by personal choice. Roughly 20% of all pregnancies (excluding miscarriages) end in elective abortion. It has been reported that since abortion was legalized in 1973 through 2002, over 42 million legal abortions have been performed.
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