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pregabalin Pregabalin

Pregabalin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin also aff...learn more »

ropinirole (oral) Ropinirole (oral)

Ropinirole has some of the same effects as a chemical called dopamine, which occurs naturally in your body. Low levels of dopamine in the brain are associate...learn more »

pramipexole (oral) Pramipexole (oral)

Pramipexole has some of the same effects as a chemical called dopamine, which occurs naturally in your body. Low levels of dopamine in the brain are associat...learn more »

gabapentin Gabapentin

Gabapentin is used together with other medicines to treat partial seizures in adults and children at least 3 years old.

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levorphanol Levorphanol

Levorphanol is an opioid medicine that is used to treat moderate to severe pain...learn more »

temazepam Temazepam

Temazepam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen) that is used to treat insomnia (trouble falling or staying asleep)...learn more »

oxycodone Oxycodone

Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication used to treat moderate to severe pain...learn more »

clonazepam Clonazepam

Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen) that is used to treat certain seizure disorders (including absence seizures or Lennox-Gastaut syndro...learn more »

carbidopa Carbidopa

Carbidopa is used with another medicine called levodopa to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as stiffness or tremors...learn more »

bromocriptine Bromocriptine

This medication guide provides information about the Cycloset brand of bromocriptine. Parlodel is another brand of bromocriptine that is not c...learn more »

alprazolam Alprazolam

Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen) that is used to treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression...learn more »

methadone Methadone

Methadone is an opioid medication used to treat pain.

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clonidine (oral) Clonidine (oral)

Clonidine lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in your blood. This allows your blood vessels to relax and your heart to beat m...learn more »

codeine Codeine

Codeine is an opioid medication used to treat mild to moderately severe pain...learn more »