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Paraplegia (Spastic Paraplegia) Summary

Description: Severe or complete loss of motor function in the lower extremities and lower portions of the trunk. This condition is most often associated with SPINAL CORD DISEASES, although BRAIN DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; and MUSCULAR DISEASES may also cause bilateral leg weakness.

Also Known As: Spastic Paraplegia; Flaccid Paraplegia; Paralysis, Legs; Paralysis, Lower Limbs; Paraplegia, Ataxic Show All >>

Networked: 1818 relevant articles (70 outcomes, 87 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Paraplegia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel) : 4 outcomes in 8 results : FDA 1 Generic
  2. Methylprednisolone : 3 outcomes in 8 results : FDA 18 Generic
  3. Mannitol (Osmitrol) : 3 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 28 Generic
  4. Baclofen : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 16 results : FDA 31 Generic
  5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes in 7 results : IBA
  6. Dizocilpine Maleate (Dizocilpine) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  7. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  8. Lactic Acid : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : FDA 4 Generic
  9. Papaverine : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  10. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 77 Generic
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Diseases Related to Paraplegia

  1. Spinal Cord Ischemia
  2. Paraplegia (Spastic Paraplegia)
  3. Hypothermia
  4. Pain (Aches)
  5. Aneurysm (Aneurysms)
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Key Therapies for Paraplegia

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  1. Decompression : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 85 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 46 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 21 results
  4. Stents : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 64 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 114 results
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