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Neuromuscular Diseases (Neuromuscular Disease) Summary

Description: A general term encompassing lower MOTOR NEURON DISEASE; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; and certain MUSCULAR DISEASES. Manifestations include MUSCLE WEAKNESS; FASCICULATION; muscle ATROPHY; SPASM; MYOKYMIA; MUSCLE HYPERTONIA, myalgias, and MUSCLE HYPOTONIA.

Also Known As: Neuromuscular Disease; Amyotonia Congenita; Cramp-Fasciculation Syndrome; Fasciculation-Cramp Syndrome, Benign; Foley-Denny-Brown Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 1068 relevant articles (28 outcomes, 112 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Neuromuscular Diseases

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Creatine : 1 outcome 7 studies in 18 results : IBA
  2. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 20 results : IBA
  3. Antibodies : 1 outcome 3 studies in 19 results : IBA
  4. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 14 results : FDA 1
  5. Dystrophin : 1 outcome 2 studies in 54 results : IBA
  6. Monoclonal Antibodies : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  7. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  8. Gangliosides : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  9. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Acetylcholine (Acetylcholine Chloride) : 1 outcome in 10 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Neuromuscular Diseases

  1. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
  2. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
  3. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (Muscular Dystrophy, Becker)
  4. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
  5. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
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Key Therapies for Neuromuscular Diseases

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  1. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 61 results
  2. Chest Wall Oscillation : 2 outcomes in 3 results
  3. Tracheostomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 38 results
  4. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP) : 1 outcome 1 study in 16 results
  5. Gastrostomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results
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