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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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Sling

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

What are the signs and symptoms of the injury?

Symptoms will vary, depending on the type of injury requiring the use of a sling. Slings are often used for injuries that involve the following symptoms:

  • deformity of a joint, such as the shoulder or elbow
  • inability to move a joint, such as the shoulder or elbow
  • pain in the shoulder, arm, or hand
  • swelling in the shoulder, arm, or hand

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    Sling: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: James Broomfield, MD
    Reviewer: Melinda Murray Ratini, DO
    Date Reviewed: 08/15/02



    An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants outside of the uterus. The most common site is within a fallopian tube. More rarely an embryo may implant within an ovary, in the cervix, or on the abdominal wall





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