How is spasticity in pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) treated?

Updated: Jan 30, 2019
  • Author: Alice K Rutatangwa, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Spasticity can be moderated with stretching and range-of-motion exercises. Greater degrees of spasticity benefit from oral agents, including baclofen, tizanidine, or benzodiazepines; however, dosing may need to be balanced with side effects, including sedation. [53]


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