The aim of the review was to assess the safety and efficacy of oral and parenteral iron for the treatment of RLS.
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An article discusses the characteristics, symptoms, and effects on quality of life associated with brain zaps, the electrical phenomenon that can occur following antidepressant discontinuation.
The review, which was the fifth annual update discussing medical care overuse, aimed to identify and highlight research articles and literature published in 2017 related to medical overuse in adult patients.
The study utilized the Vaccine Safety Datalink and included children who received the first dose of a measles-containing vaccine between 12 and 23 months old during the study period of January 1, 2003 to September 20, 2015.
For patients with chronic hepatitis C, there is a significantly greater risk for developing parkinsonism, however, treatment with PegIFN/RBV may reduce this risk.
The patient’s past medical history was significant for CKD on nightly peritoneal dialysis, T2D mellitus, peripheral neuropathy, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypertension, and chronic pain.
In order to determine the risk of PD associated with various β2‐adrenoreceptor drugs, the study authors assessed United States Medicare beneficiary data from 2009.
Short-term administration of carbapenem antibiotics may be beneficial in the treatment of VPA overdose in patients with no history of seizure disorder.
Research has found that gabapentin and pregabalin induced myoclonus is often seen but is rarely documented.
Lamotrigine and levetiracetam are just as effective as other AEDs, and are better tolerated as well.
John Stoffel, MD, Professor of Urology, Service Chief, and Associate Chair for Ambulatory Urology in the University of Michigan Department of Urology discusses the management of urinary retention in patients with MS.
Opioids are prescribed more than triptan medications for headache and migraine.
The current costs of medical grade oxygen for treating cluster headache are not “prohibitively expensive.”