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Tizanidine versus baclofen in the treatment of spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Abstract:

Tizanidine (Sirdalud) was compared to baclofen (Lioresal) in a randomized, double-blind, cross-over trial. Each medication was introduced over a three week titration period and then maintained at the highest tolerated dose for five weeks. The two treatment phases were separated by a one week drug withdrawal and a two week washout period. Sixty-six patients entered the trial and forty-eight completed both treatment phases. At the end of the trial, neurologists and physiotherapists thought that...

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Weinshenker, B More by this author
Noseworthy, JH More by this author
Cameron, MG More by this author
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Journal:
The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
15-19
Publication date:
1988-02-05
ISSN:
0317-1671
URN:
uuid:d366bae3-5848-4756-ad44-d5d8765d39ed
Source identifiers:
35320
Local pid:
pubs:35320

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