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Muscle Hypertonia Summary

Description: Abnormal increase in skeletal or smooth muscle tone. Skeletal muscle hypertonicity may be associated with PYRAMIDAL TRACT lesions or BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.

Also Known As: Hypertonia, Detrusor Muscle; Hypertonia, Infantile; Hypertonia, Neonatal; Hypertonia, Sphincter; Hypertonia, Transient Show All >>

Networked: 114 relevant articles (10 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Muscle Hypertonia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Clonazepam (Rivotril) : 4 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 16 Generic
  2. Baclofen : 2 outcomes in 12 results : FDA 31 Generic
  3. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  4. Type A Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum A Toxin) : 1 outcome in 6 results : FDA 2
  5. Phenobarbital (Luminal) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 1
  6. Levodopa (L Dopa) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 31 Generic
  7. Etomidate : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 5 Generic
  8. alphaxalone (alfaxalone) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. Jumping Frenchmen of Maine : 11 results : IBA
  10. Diazepam (Valium) : 6 results : FDA 84 Generic
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Diseases Related to Muscle Hypertonia

  1. Cerebral Palsy (Spastic Diplegia)
  2. Contracture
  3. Spasm (Spasms)
  4. Tremor (Tremors)
  5. Dyskinesias (Dyskinesia)
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Key Therapies for Muscle Hypertonia

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  1. Massage (Reflexology) : 1 study in 1 result
  2. Electric Stimulation Therapy (Electrotherapy) : 1 study in 1 result
  3. Orthotic Devices (Orthosis) : 3 results
  4. Injections : 3 results
  5. Acupuncture Points (Acupuncture Point) : 2 results
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