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  Levodopa



Levodopa

    L-dopa. The single most effective anti-Parkinson drug, it is changed into dopamine in the brain.

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Dopamine
A neurotransmitter that works in an axis with serotonin.



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Levo-dromoran
Levo-dromoran is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levorphanol tartrate.

Levo-t
Levo-t is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levothyroxine sodium.

Levobunolol hcl
Levobunolol hcl is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levobunolol hydrochloride.

Levocarnitine
Levocarnitine is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levocarnitine.

Levofloxacin
Levofloxacin is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levofloxacin.

Levolet
Levolet is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levothyroxine sodium.

Levomepromazine
An antipsychotic drug.

Levonorgestrel
Levonorgestrel is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levonorgestrel.

Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol
Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel.

Levophed
Levophed is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): norepinephrine bitartrate.

Levoprome
Levoprome is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): methotrimeprazine.

Levora 0.15-30-21
Levora 0.15-30-21 is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel.

Levora 0.15-30-28
Levora 0.15-30-28 is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel.

Levorphanol tartrate
Levorphanol tartrate is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levorphanol tartrate.

Levothyroxine sodium
Levothyroxine sodium is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levothyroxine sodium.

Levoxyl
Levoxyl is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): levothyroxine sodium.



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Lorcet
Hydrocodone (chemical synonym: dihydrocodeinone; trade names: Vicodin, Anexsia, Dicodid, Hycodan, Hycomine, Lorcet, Lortab, Norco, Tussionex) is an opioid derived from either of the natural occuring opiates -- codeine or thebaine. Hydrocodone is an orally active analgesic and antitussive Schedule II narcotic which is marketed in multi-ingredient Schedule III products. The therapeutic dose of 5 mg to 10 mg is pharmacologically equivalent to 30 to 60 mg of oral codeine.

Lortab
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Surgical removal of a small cancerous or non-cancerous tumor; generally used to refer to removal of a breast lump.

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Lewy body
A pink-staining sphere, found in the bodies of dying cells, that is considered to be a marker for Parkinson's disease.

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Thin plastic or porcelain veneer produced in a dental laboratory and then bonded to a tooth.

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Lesion
Injury of bodily tissue due to infection, trauma or neoplasm

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