Baclofen (Lioresal) is the drug of choice for spasticity. It is available in tablets or by delivery through a pump implanted in the lower spinal area. Pump delivery is effective for those with severe spasticity.
Are you thinking about having kids? Women with multiple sclerosis are as likely to get pregnant and have a healthy pregnancy as anyone else.
But MS can pose some challenges when you're expecting. So, it's good to be aware and plan ahead.
Severe tremors are very hard to treat. If they do not respond to medicine, surgery may be needed.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning on seizure medicines and the risk of suicide and suicidal thoughts. The FDA does not recommend that people stop using these medicines. Instead, people who take seizure medicine should be watched closely for warning signs of suicide. People who take seizure medicine and who are worried about this side effect should talk to a doctor.
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May 22, 2014
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