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Muscle Hypotonia (Hypotonia) Summary

Description: A diminution of the skeletal muscle tone marked by a diminished resistance to passive stretching.

Also Known As: Hypotonia; Hypotonia, Muscle; Muscular Hypotonia; Decreased Muscle Tone; Floppy Muscles; Hypomyotonia; Hypotony, Muscle; Muscle Flaccidity; Muscle Tone Atonic; Muscle Tone Poor; Muscular Flaccidity; Neonatal Hypotonia; Unilateral Hypotonia; Flaccidity, Muscle; Flaccidity, Muscular; Floppy Muscle; Hypotonia, Muscular; Hypotonia, Neonatal; Hypotonia, Unilateral; Hypotonias, Neonatal; Hypotonias, Unilateral; Muscle Hypotony; Muscle Tone Atonics; Muscle Tone, Decreased; Muscle Tone, Flaccid; Muscle, Floppy; Muscles, Floppy; Muscular Flaccidities; Neonatal Hypotonias; Tone Atonic, Muscle; Tone Poor, Muscle; Flaccid Muscle Tone

Networked: 1033 relevant articles (28 outcomes, 18 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Muscle Hypotonia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Carnitine (L-Carnitine) : 2 outcomes in 10 results : FDA 9 Generic
  2. Biotin (Vitamin H) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 13
  3. Fatty Acids (Saturated Fatty Acids) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  4. Levodopa (L Dopa) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 31 Generic
  5. Creatinine : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  6. Misoprostol (Cytotec) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 3 Generic
  7. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 1 outcome in 23 results : IBA
  8. Baclofen : 1 outcome in 13 results : FDA 31 Generic
  9. Laminin (Merosin) : 1 outcome in 12 results : IBA
  10. Benzodiazepines : 1 outcome in 6 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Muscle Hypotonia

  1. Lethargy
  2. Hemorrhage
  3. Muscle Weakness
  4. Failure to Thrive
  5. Lactic Acidosis
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Key Therapies for Muscle Hypotonia

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  1. Orthotic Devices (Orthosis) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  2. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation) : 1 outcome in 7 results
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  5. Ligation : 1 study in 1 result
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