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Pharmacotherapy for spasticity
Andrzej Członkowski, Dagmara Mirowska
Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2002; 4(1):54-56
ICID: 492994
Article type: Review article
IC™ Value: 4.68
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Rehabilitation together wit pharmalogical therapy determines effiacy of pasticity treatment. In the article we present drugs that diminish muscle tension according to their way of administration: drugs injected to the muscle, e.g. botulinum toxin, drugs given orally (diazepam, baclofen) and intrathecaly (baclofen). The mechanism of action, the same as advantages and adverse reactions of these drugs has been shortly described. It seems that botulinum toxion has he special meaning in spasticity treatment.

ICID 492994
PMID 17679902 - click here to show this article in PubMed


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