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Topiramate (toe-PYRE-a-mate) is used to help control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to help control seizures for as long as you continue to take it.






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Cough

Cough | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the symptom diagnosed?

The role of the healthcare provider is to help a person figure out why he or she is coughing. The healthcare provider will start with a medical history and physical exam. This may be all that is needed to diagnose the cause.

The healthcare provider may order blood tests or a chest X-ray. Lung function tests can help to diagnose asthma or emphysema


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Cough: Prevention & Expectations

Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 08/06/01



Tacrolimus ( ta-KROE-li-mus) ointment is used for moderate to severe atopic dermatitis. This is a skin condition where there is itching, redness and inflammation, much like an allergic reaction





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