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Muscle Weakness and Spasticity

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0.85% of the posts that mention Spasticity also mention Muscle Weakness (207 posts)

Muscle Weakness

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(Muscular weakness)
Muscle weakness or myasthenia (latter from my- from Greek meaning "muscle" + -asthenia from Ancient Greek meaning "weakness" but in exact translation means illness) is a lack of muscle strength. The causes are many and can be divided into conditions that have true or perceiv... Read more on Wikipedia
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Spasticity

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(Muscle spasticity)
Spasticity is a feature of altered skeletal muscle performance in muscle tone involving hypertonia, which is also referred to as an unusual "tightness" of muscles. Clinically spasticity is defined as velocity dependent resistance to stretch, where a lack of inhibition from the CNS results in e... Read more on Wikipedia

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and needed a feeding tube. It took the big guns-cytoxan...
...muscle weakness, and I am able to walk further with less muscle pain and muscle fatigue on this regime. It also helps with the overall Sjogrens fatigue so I am not constantly crawling back to bed. ...
the dosage by 10mg. Do you know if taking 60 mg of baclofen...
...both irritated and happy, I wonder when the clonidine stopped working. I'm thinking of cutting a baclofen in half to see what happens if I decrease the dosage by 10mg. Do you know if taking 60 mg...
can barely walk? Somewhere I heard that baclofen could cause...
...Is it because of spasticity that you can barely walk? Somewhere I heard that baclofen could cause such muscle weakness that standing/walking was MORE ...is affected by muscle weakness in the fir...
on my own and forget about sleeping in bed. Took Baclofen...
...muscle weakness due to inactivity (i've been going to PT but the darn leg exercises seem to make my back worse). Last night I was bending over to load dishes in the dishwasher and I sneezed and OU...
legs/back. I take Baclofen at night for spasticity, but it...
...Does anyone suffer from excruciating lower back pain? I'm ...pain. I imagine it's from muscle weakness in legs/back. I take Baclofen at night for spasticity, but it doesn't relax any...
spasticity and have reacted badly to baclofen, tizanidine...
...I have spasticity and have reacted badly to baclofen, tizanidine and dantrium. I asked about Sativex (real cannabinoid) and was told that my spasms aren't ...had. The muscle weakness terrified m...
is very active there and it can give control over spasticity...
...around the brain .  The med is very active there and it can give control over spasticity without the peaks and ...which allow the spasticity to get out ...will temporarily cause muscle weakne...
below the waist.�� I was on the maximum dosage��of baclofen...
...baclofen.�� It only works for spasticity from below the waist.�� I was on the maximum dosage��of baclofen tablets, I cannot remember ...side effect of baclofen causing muscle weakness again does...
went to see a Rehab doc today and he thinks my spasticity...
...too much muscle weakness. Both it and Zanaflex made me sleepy at first. I got used to the meds and no longer feel sleepy. Good luck. Mark --- Lockwood Family wrote: I went to...
because I am on Baclofen, the spasticity is kept at...
...found out about my Syringomyelia in December of ...My legs are going from muscle weakness and atrophy, I have ...and thankfully, because I am on Baclofen, the spasticity is kept at bay about ...
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