Muscle Relaxants, Central
"Muscle Relaxants, Central" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A heterogeneous group of drugs used to produce muscle relaxation, excepting the neuromuscular blocking agents. They have their primary clinical and therapeutic uses in the treatment of muscle spasm and immobility associated with strains, sprains, and injuries of the back and, to a lesser degree, injuries to the neck. They have been used also for the treatment of a variety of clinical conditions that have in common only the presence of skeletal muscle hyperactivity, for example, the muscle spasms that can occur in MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1991, p358)
Muscle Relaxants, Central
- Muscle Relaxants, Central
- Central Muscle Relaxants
- Relaxants, Central Muscle
- Centrally Acting Muscle Relaxants
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Stiff-person syndrome: an atypical presentation and a review of the literature. Hosp Pract (1995). 2021 Dec; 49(5):384-390.
Coprescription of Opioids With Other Medications and Risk of Opioid Overdose. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2021 10; 110(4):1011-1017.
Paradoxical reaction to increased doses of intrathecal baclofen in a patient with Leigh syndrome. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2021; 14(1):121-125.
Epidural catheter placement in children with baclofen pumps. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 02; 31(2):178-185.
Oral Muscle Relaxants for the Treatment of Chronic Pain Associated with Cerebral Palsy. Psychopharmacol Bull. 2020 10 15; 50(4 Suppl 1):142-162.
Spasticity Management in Persons with Disorders of Consciousness. PM R. 2021 07; 13(7):657-665.
A Case of Catatonia in a Man With COVID-19. Psychosomatics. 2020 Sep - Oct; 61(5):556-560.
Pediatric intrathecal baclofen management during the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and Canada. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2020; 13(3):379-384.
The Palliative Use of Intrathecal Baclofen in Niemann-Pick Disease Type C. Pediatrics. 2019 11; 144(5).
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