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Muscle Weakness Summary

Description: A vague complaint of debility, fatigue, or exhaustion attributable to weakness of various muscles. The weakness can be characterized as subacute or chronic, often progressive, and is a manifestation of many muscle and neuromuscular diseases. (From Wyngaarden et al., Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p2251)

Also Known As: Muscular Weakness; Muscle Weaknesses; Muscular Weaknesses; Weakness, Muscle; Weakness, Muscular Show All >>

Networked: 2550 relevant articles (130 outcomes, 119 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Muscle Weakness

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Prednisolone (Predate) : 12 outcomes in 38 results : FDA 55 Generic
  2. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 6 outcomes 1 study in 14 results : IBA
  3. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 15 results : FDA 1
  4. Edrophonium (Tensilon) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 18 results : FDA 8 Generic
  5. Methylprednisolone : 4 outcomes in 9 results : FDA 18 Generic
  6. Antibodies : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 83 results : IBA
  7. Potassium : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 84 results : IBA
  8. Enzymes : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 100 results : IBA
  9. Creatine : 3 outcomes 1 study in 12 results : IBA
  10. Vitamin D : 3 outcomes in 47 results : FDA 10 Generic
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Diseases Related to Muscle Weakness

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Ophthalmoplegia (External Ophthalmoplegia)
  4. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
  5. Atrophy
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Key Therapies for Muscle Weakness

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  1. Plasmapheresis : 5 outcomes 1 study in 8 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 5 outcomes in 25 results
  3. Parathyroidectomy : 3 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 outcomes in 14 results
  5. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 28 results
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