Drug treatment for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.

@article{Rose2004DrugTF,
  title={Drug treatment for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.},
  author={Michael G. Rose and Rawan Tawil},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={
          CD002276
        }
}
BACKGROUND Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy is a progressive muscle disease which has no agreed treatment. Early suggestions that corticosteroids might be helpful were not supported by a subsequent open label study. The beta 2 adrenergic agonist albuterol, also known as salbutamol, is known to have anabolic effects which might be beneficial for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Creatine has been used as a muscle performance enhancer by athletes and it might be helpful in muscular… CONTINUE READING
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