publication . Article . 2011

Prevention of Alzheimer's disease

Vladimir Anatolyevich Parfenov;
Open Access
  • Published: 13 Sep 2011 Journal: Neurology, neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics (issn: 2074-2711, eissn: 2310-1342, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: IMA Press, LLC
Abstract
The paper gives the data available in the literature on the treatment of spasticity in poststroke patients. Therapeutic exercises that should be started just on the first days of stroke are noted to play a leading role in the treatment of poststroke spasticity. The local administration of botulinum toxin preparations (botox, dysport, xeomin) may be effective for managing local spasticity that deteriorates motor functions. Baclofen (baklosan), tizanidine (sirdalud), and tolperisone hydrochloride (mydocalm) may be used as oral medications. The paper also presents the results of a placebo-controlled trial that has indicated that mydocalm given in a dose of 300 to 9...
Subjects
free text keywords: Neurology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Clinical Neurology, Therapeutic exercise, Tizanidine, medicine.drug, medicine, Stroke, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, Baclofen, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Tolperisone Hydrochloride, Spasticity, medicine.symptom, Anesthesia, Botulinum toxin, Disease, Pediatrics, lcsh:Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, lcsh:RC346-429
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