antispastic


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antispastic

(ˌæntɪˈspæstɪk)
adj
preventing or reducing spasmscomprising or containing antispasts
n
a substance that prevents or reduces spasms
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The patient has a slow favorable evolution (partial reduction of hip flexum, with rest ortheses and improvement of gait scheme) under medication against high blood pressure and ischemia; administration of blood thinners, antispastic drugs, lipid lowering drugs, neurotrophic and anxiolytic drugs; treatment of urinary incontinence and neuropathic pain; physical treatment--KT.
These results, secondary endpoints of the 'Spasticity In Stroke-Randomised Study' (SISTERS) trial, demonstrate Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy (ITB Therapy(SM)) with Lioresal Intrathecal (baclofen injection) reduces spasticity-related pain and improves quality of life more than conventional medical management (CMM) with oral antispastic medications.
or ITB Therapy, with Lioresal Intrathecal injection reduces spasticity-related pain and improves quality of life more than conventional medical management with oral antispastic medications.
Since baclofen, a common antispastic medication for people with MS, spinal cord injury, and cerebral palsy [51-53], is a [GABA.sub.B] receptor agonist and known to prolong the SP duration [54, 55], one might suspect that the observed long SP would be due to medication.
Cases with language, comprehension or cognitive deficits that would prevent from giving informed consent, recurrent stroke, history of taking antispastic drugs and those who refused to give consent were excluded from the study.
Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol shows antispastic and analgesic effects in a single case double-blind trial.
The patient was discharged with continuous use of antispastic medicine.[MULTIMEDIA:3][MULTIMEDIA:4]
GABAb receptor agonist baclofen, a nervous system depressant originally approved for use as a muscle relaxant and antispastic agent, represents a promising treatment for alcohol dependence.
Yang, "Effect of antispastic agents (calcium antagonists and/or isosorbide dinitrate) on high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in patients with coronary vasospastic angina pectoris and no hemodynamically significant coronary artery disease," American Journal of Cardiology, vol.
Fourth, the inclusion of persons who use an assistive device and/or antispastic medications might have altered the ambulatory measures.
Antispastic position applied on hips was abducted at nearly a 45[degrees] angle and externally rotated, and the knees were extended and ankles right angle [34].