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Muscle Weakness

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; Weaknesses, Muscle; Weaknesses, Muscular
Networked: 2550 relevant articles (130 outcomes, 119 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Ophthalmoplegia (External Ophthalmoplegia)
4. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
5. Atrophy

Experts

1. Granzier, Henk: 14 articles (01/2015 - 02/2003)
2. Ottenheijm, Coen A C: 12 articles (11/2015 - 07/2009)
3. Nishino, Ichizo: 12 articles (04/2015 - 03/2005)
4. Beggs, Alan H: 10 articles (11/2015 - 07/2009)
5. Sobue, Gen: 10 articles (06/2015 - 06/2006)
6. North, Kathryn N: 9 articles (11/2015 - 01/2005)
7. Oldfors, Anders: 9 articles (07/2015 - 02/2005)
8. Larsson, Lars: 9 articles (04/2013 - 06/2007)
9. Vorgerd, Matthias: 8 articles (12/2015 - 07/2002)
10. Christadoss, Premkumar: 8 articles (08/2015 - 11/2011)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Muscle Weakness:
1. Prednisolone (Predate)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin)IBA
3. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG)FDA Link
4. Edrophonium (Tensilon)FDA LinkGeneric
5. MethylprednisoloneFDA LinkGeneric
6. AntibodiesIBA
7. PotassiumIBA
8. EnzymesIBA
9. CreatineIBA
10. Vitamin DFDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Plasmapheresis
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Parathyroidectomy
4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
5. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)