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Spasm (Spasms) Summary

Description: An involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Spasms may involve SKELETAL MUSCLE or SMOOTH MUSCLE.

Also Known As: Spasms; Muscle Spasm; Muscle Spasms; Spasm, Muscle; Muscular Spasm Show All >>

Networked: 5167 relevant articles (430 outcomes, 384 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Spasm

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite) : 34 outcomes 10 studies in 193 results : FDA 53 Generic
  2. Baclofen : 24 outcomes 5 studies in 103 results : FDA 31 Generic
  3. Calcium : 23 outcomes 13 studies in 189 results : IBA
  4. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 23 outcomes 6 studies in 146 results : IBA
  5. Diltiazem (Cardizem) : 20 outcomes 13 studies in 68 results : FDA 50 Generic
  6. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 17 outcomes 9 studies in 103 results : FDA 25 Generic
  7. Ergonovine (Ergometrine) : 13 outcomes 33 studies in 342 results : IBA
  8. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 13 outcomes 5 studies in 93 results : FDA 7
  9. Isosorbide Dinitrate (Isordil) : 13 outcomes 3 studies in 45 results : FDA 43 Generic
  10. Vigabatrin : 8 outcomes 9 studies in 40 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Spasm

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Spasm (Spasms)
  3. Infantile Spasms (West Syndrome)
  4. Muscle Spasticity (Spastic)
  5. Multiple Sclerosis
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Key Therapies for Spasm

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 24 outcomes 14 studies in 273 results
  2. Injections : 17 outcomes 1 study in 97 results
  3. Catheters : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 190 results
  4. Stents : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 71 results
  5. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 5 outcomes in 19 results
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