Comparative efficacy and safety of skeletal muscle relaxants for spasticity and musculoskeletal conditions: a systematic review.

@article{Chou2004ComparativeEA,
  title={Comparative efficacy and safety of skeletal muscle relaxants for spasticity and musculoskeletal conditions: a systematic review.},
  author={Roger Chou and Kim Peterson and Mark Helfand},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={140-75}
}
Skeletal muscle relaxants are a heterogeneous group of medications used to treat two different types of underlying conditions: spasticity from upper motor neuron syndromes and muscular pain or spasms from peripheral musculoskeletal conditions. Although widely used for these indications, there appear to be gaps in our understanding of the comparative efficacy and safety of different skeletal muscle relaxants. This systematic review summarizes and assesses the evidence for the comparative… CONTINUE READING
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