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I have multiple sclerosis (MS), what drugs can help with tremors?

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Tremors are one of the hardest multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms to treat. Drugs don't work well for everyone with tremors. Some people have found relief from medicines for other conditions, such as:

  • Acetazolamide (Diamox), which treats a type of glaucoma and altitude sickness
  • Anti-anxiety drugs buspirone (Buspar) and clonazepam (Klonopin)
  • The antihistamine hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril)
  • Isoniazid (INH), a drug for tuberculosis
  • Primidone (Mysoline), a seizure medicine
  • Propranolol (Inderal), which treats heart problems, high blood pressure, and migraines

From: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Tremors WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Tremor."

Koch, M. , February 2007. Journal of Neurology

Multiple Sclerosis Society UK: "Tremor."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 3, 2019

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Tremor."

Koch, M. , February 2007. Journal of Neurology

Multiple Sclerosis Society UK: "Tremor."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 3, 2019

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