Oral antispastic drugs in nonprogressive neurologic diseases: a systematic review.

@article{Montan2004OralAD,
  title={Oral antispastic drugs in nonprogressive neurologic diseases: a systematic review.},
  author={Eva Montan{\'e} and Antonio Vallano and Joan Ramon Laporte},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={63 8},
  pages={
          1357-63
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of oral drugs in the treatment of spasticity in patients with nonprogressive neurologic disease (NPND). METHODS Systematic review of double-blind randomized controlled trials of antispastic oral drugs in the treatment of spasticity in NPND. DATA SOURCES Electronic MEDLINE, PubMed, Cochrane Library, and hand searches. RESULTS Twelve studies (469 patients) were included (6 on stroke, 3 on spinal cord diseases, and 3 on cerebral palsy). Tizanidine was… CONTINUE READING