Biotin ameliorates muscle cramps of hemodialysis patients: a prospective trial.

@article{Oguma2012BiotinAM,
  title={Biotin ameliorates muscle cramps of hemodialysis patients: a prospective trial.},
  author={Shiro Oguma and Itiro Ando and Takuo Hirose and Kazuhito Totsune and Hiroshi Sekino and Hiroshi Sato and Yutaka Imai and Masako Fujiwara},
  journal={The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={227 3},
  pages={217-23}
}
Patients with renal failure undergoing hemodialysis often have muscle cramps during and after the dialysis therapy. Muscle cramps are defined as the sudden onset of a prolonged involuntary muscle contraction accompanied with severe pain, resulting in early termination of a HD session and inadequate dialysis. The etiology of the cramps is unknown and effective anti-cramp medicine is not available. We have hypothesized that water-soluble vitamins are deficient in HD patients. Accordingly, we… CONTINUE READING

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