Spasticity: revisiting the role and the individual value of several pharmacological treatments.

@article{Lapeyre2010SpasticityRT,
  title={Spasticity: revisiting the role and the individual value of several pharmacological treatments.},
  author={Eric Lapeyre and Jan B. M. Kuks and Willem J Meijler},
  journal={NeuroRehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={193-200}
}
Though in the last few decades only a few new drugs have come available for the treatment of spasticity, new insights may revise the role and individual value of several pharmacological treatments. Diazepam, baclofen and tizanidine are the most prescribed drugs for the treatment of spasticity. Intrathecal baclofen and local infiltration of botulin toxin are added values in selective patients. Gabapentin is a novelty, and the working mechanism of cannabis has been elucidated. Dantrolene sodium… CONTINUE READING

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