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Intermittent Claudication Summary

Description: A symptom complex characterized by pain and weakness in SKELETAL MUSCLE group associated with exercise, such as leg pain and weakness brought on by walking. Such muscle limpness disappears after a brief rest and is often relates to arterial STENOSIS; muscle ISCHEMIA; and accumulation of LACTATE.

Also Known As: Claudication, Intermittent

Networked: 1327 relevant articles (155 outcomes, 313 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Intermittent Claudication

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Pentoxifylline (Trental) : 19 outcomes 27 studies in 93 results : FDA 11 Generic
  2. cilostazol (Pletal) : 16 outcomes 21 studies in 121 results : FDA 15 Generic
  3. Nafronyl (Naftidrofuryl) : 10 outcomes 11 studies in 35 results : IBA
  4. Alprostadil (Muse) : 6 outcomes 16 studies in 36 results : FDA 8 Generic
  5. Pain-Free : 6 outcomes 13 studies in 42 results : IBA
  6. Carnitine (L-Carnitine) : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 18 results : FDA 9 Generic
  7. Padma 28 : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 10 results : IBA
  8. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 19 results : FDA 80 Generic
  9. buflomedil (Lofton) : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 16 results : IBA
  10. Ticlopidine (Ticlid) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 21 results : FDA 11 Generic
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Diseases Related to Intermittent Claudication

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Atherosclerosis
  3. Peripheral Arterial Disease
  4. Vascular Diseases (Vascular Disease)
  5. Peripheral Vascular Diseases (Peripheral Vascular Disease)
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Key Therapies for Intermittent Claudication

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  1. Exercise Therapy (Therapy, Exercise) : 9 outcomes 17 studies in 56 results
  2. Amputation : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 65 results
  3. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 7 outcomes 23 studies in 89 results
  4. Blood Component Removal (Apheresis) : 6 outcomes in 7 results
  5. Stents : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 30 results
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