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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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Splint

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

A splint is a rigid device that is used to support an injured body part. Splints are usually used on a short-term basis, to prevent movement until medical help is received.

What are the causes and risks of the injury?

A splint can be used for many different injuries, including the following:

  • bone fracture
  • joint injury
  • sprains or strains
  • Learn more about the causes and risks for these conditions by reading the related articles.


       

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    Splint: Symptoms & Signs

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



    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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