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MUSCULAR WEAKNESS Symptoms and Causes

Myasthenia gravis is a disease that causes weakness in your voluntary muscles. These are the muscles that you control. For example, you may have weakness in the muscles for eye movement, facial expressions, and swallowing. You can also have weakness in other muscles. This weakness gets worse with activity, and better with rest.

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease. Your body's immune system makes antibodies that block or change some of the nerve signals to your muscles. This makes your muscles weaker.

Other conditions can cause muscle weakness, so myasthenia gravis can be hard to diagnose. Tests used to make a diagnosis include blood, nerve, muscle, and imaging tests.

With treatment, the muscle weakness often gets much better. Medicines can help improve nerve-to-muscle messages and make muscles stronger. Other drugs keep your body from making so many abnormal antibodies. These medicines can have major side effects, so they should be used carefully. There are also treatments which filter abnormal antibodies from the blood or add healthy antibodies from donated blood. Sometimes, surgery to take out the thymus gland helps.

Some people with myasthenia gravis go into remission. This means that they do not have symptoms. The remission is usually temporary, but sometimes it can be permanent.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Ambien Side Effects

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Somnambulism (372)
Road Traffic Accident (273)
Fall (233)
Abnormal Behaviour (217)
Impaired Driving Ability (191)
Abnormal Sleep-related Event (189)
Confusional State (153)
Hallucination (147)
Anxiety (127)
Depression (123)
Loss Of Consciousness (113)
Dizziness (106)
Sleep Walking (102)
Insomnia (101)
Pain (97)
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Feeling Abnormal (91)
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Memory Impairment (85)
Fatigue (83)
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Aggression (80)
Back Pain (73)
Asthenia (67)
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Hallucination, Visual (64)
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I am a 49 year old female who was presecribed Ambien 10mg for insomnia. I took the medication for two years. I developed parathesias throughout my body, mostly in my face; extreme muscle pain to the point of rigidity. My symptoms

I have been taking ambien for only ten days for insomnia prescribed by my doctor and had to stop because of an array of nasty side effects which I have organized into the following list: Ambien side effects I experienced: Shakes (Tremors) Headac

I have taken 5mg of Ambien for years on and off. it really has helped me. Keep the dose low.

I would like to know if taking ambien cr6,25 can make my tinnitus worse

My son took ambien and committed suicide because of voices and no sleep.he blew his brains out with 500 win mag. left a 9 yr old son. divorced, no mother.

<b><span style='font-weight: normal;'><b>After 6 weeks of oral lamisil I experienced</b>eczema, muscle weakness, asthma, bloody bowels, lower abdominal pain, dizziness, extreme f

<strong></strong><span style='color: #ffa500;'>I am experiencing severe muscular <span style='color: #0000ff;'>pain/muscle tighteningin the diaphragm and sometimes &

<strong>I am on Cipralex now for about 2-3 months -10mg in the morning for depression, and now am experiencing chronic muscle weakness, chronic pain in both wrists and left hip, chronic fatigue, nausea, constant dizziness, tremors/shaky, restle

2 patients given thiocolchicoside reported of muscular stiffness,uneasiness,insomnia,breathlessness and feeling of restlessness, 2 out of 5 patients have reported such experiences after consuming thiocolchicoside.i strongly recommend to withdraw this

Afeccion cardiaca,pues a pesar de hacer ejercicio se me bloquearon las arterias,por mucho colesterol y tuvieron que hacerme un cateterismo, tengo once aos de que me detectaron la enfermedad. He perdido masa muscular pero nado ycamino dos o tres ve

After 18 months, great fatigue and muscular pain. Is this due to Intragam? consultant thinks I'm being fussy

After a 1 week course of Trimethoprim 200mg. I developed mild thrush on day3, muscle weakness for 1 day on the day after completion of the course and, 3 days after completion generalised urticaria. Not sure if this is delayed sensitivity but I assu

After finnishing the dose for Artequin I started feeling, body twitching, weakness,dizzness, body cramps, headache, neck pain, sore joints and now am at my sixth day after the dose and still experiencing the side effects..

After my first injection on Friday three weeks ago I experienced numbness and weakness Sunday night after injection along with a fever and night sweats. Went back to doctor on Tuesday and had an ultrasound to see if blockages or blood clots everythin

After takin tablets, i am feelimg somewhat uneasyness, feeling weakness, food intake is reduced

MUSCULAR WEAKNESS Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.
Rank Status Study
1 Not yet recruiting A Comparison of Midazolam and Zolpidem as Oral Premedication in Children
Conditions: Parental/Caregiver Anxiety;   Child's Anxiety
Interventions: Drug: zolpidem;   Drug: Midazolam
Outcome Measures: Patient anxiety at the time of separation;   Other comparison measures will include preoperative parent/caregiver anxiety, anesthesia mask acceptance characteristics at the time of induction, and time to full recovery in the post operative period.
2 Recruiting Imaging the Effects of Zolpidem and Alprazolam in Healthy Volunteers at 3T
Condition: Psychotropic Drugs Effects
Interventions: Drug: Zolpidem;   Drug: Alprazolam;   Drug: Caffeine;   Other: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Change in blood oxygen level-dependent (BOLD) signal as measured with fMRI;   Change in subjective drug effects as measured by self-report questionnaires
3 Recruiting Effects of Zolpidem CR® in Sleep and Heart Recovery in Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Patients
Conditions: Acute Coronary Syndrome;   Sleep Deprivation
Interventions: Drug: Zolpidem CR 12.5mg;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Sleep efficiency;   Troponin T;   Creatine-kinase MB
4 Unknown  The Role of Partial Reinforcement in the Long Term Management of Insomnia
Condition: Primary Insomnia
Intervention: Drug: Zolpidem
Outcome Measures: sleep diary;   Sleep Diary
5 Recruiting The Role of Sleep in the Treatment of Cannabis Use Disorders
Condition: Drug Addiction
Interventions: Drug: Zolpidem extended-release;   Behavioral: MET/CBT
Outcome Measures: Sleep Efficiency;   Cannabis Abstinence
6 Recruiting Reducing Suicidal Ideation Through Insomnia Treatment
Conditions: Insomnia;   Depression;   Suicidal Ideation
Interventions: Drug: Zolpidem-CR;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Suicide Severity Index (SSI);   Dysfunctional Beliefs and Attitudes About Sleep;   Disturbing Dreams and Nightmares Severity Index (DDNSI);   Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS);   Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D);   Insomnia Severity Index (ISI)
7 Not yet recruiting Polysomnographic Study Comparing the Use of Dexmedetomidine and Zolpidem to Induce Natural Sleep
Condition: Insomnia
Interventions: Drug: Dexmedetomidine;   Drug: Zolpidem;   Drug: Oral Placebo;   Drug: Normal Saline placebo.
Outcome Measures: Subjective and objective measures of sleep quality;   Performance on a word-pair cognitive task after waking up from sleep
8 Recruiting Effect of a Hypocretin/Orexin Antagonist on Neurocognitive Performance
Condition: Healthy Volunteers
Interventions: Drug: Almorexant;   Drug: Zolpidem 10mg;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measure: A comparison between dosing groups on performance on neurocognitive measures
9 Recruiting Alternative Dosing Regimens in the Pharmacotherapy of Insomnia
Condition: Insomnia
Interventions: Drug: Amitriptyline;   Drug: Zolpidem;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Objective Total Sleep Time;   Objective Sleep Onset Latency;   Self-reported Total Sleep Time;   Self-Reported Sleep Onset Latency;   Percentage of REM sleep;   REM onset latency;   Objective Sleep Efficiency;   Self-Reported Total Sleep Time;   Self-reported Sleep Onset Latency (min);   Self-reported Sleep Onset Latency (evaluation)
10 Unknown  Risperidone and Zotepine in the Treatment of Delirium
Condition: Delirium
Intervention: Drug: Risperidone and Zolpidem for delirium
Outcome Measures: Delirium rating scale;   MMSE, CGI, side effect profile, HRV
11 Unknown  Memory Consolidation in Pharmacologically Enhanced Naps
Condition: Sleep
Interventions: Drug: Low-dose sodium oxybate;   Drug: High-dose sodium oxybate;   Drug: Low-dose zolpidem;   Drug: High-dose zolpidem;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Pharmacological enhancement of specific sleep parameters in a dose-dependent manner;   Correlation of pharmacological interventions with changes in sleep-stage-specific memory tasks
12 Unknown  Age-Dependent Memory Benefits From Pharmacologically Enhanced Naps?
Condition: Older Adults
Interventions: Drug: Sodium Oxybate;   Drug: Zolpidem;   Drug: placebo
Outcome Measure:
13 Recruiting Sequenced Therapies for Comorbid and Primary Insomnias
Conditions: Insomnia Comorbid to Psychiatric Disorder;   Primary Insomnia
Interventions: Behavioral: Behavioral Insomnia Therapy;   Drug: Zolpidem;   Drug: Trazodone;   Behavioral: Cognitive Therapy
Outcome Measure: Insomnia Severity Index- Change from Baseline (Remission)
14 Recruiting Use of Benzodiazepines and Z Drugs in the Elderly
Condition: Chronic Benzodiazepines and Related Drugs Users
Intervention:
Outcome Measures: Dependence according to DSM IV criteria;   withdrawal syndrome;   psychiatric comorbidities;   Dependence scores
15 Not yet recruiting Effects of GABA Modulator AZD7325 on Cortical Excitability
Condition: Healthy
Interventions: Drug: 2 mg AZD7325;   Drug: 10 mg AZD7325;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Change in conventional measure of percentage short interval intracortical inhibition (SICI) at an interstimulus interval (ISI) of 2.5 ms and conditioning stimulus intensity of 70 percent of resting motor threshold;   Change in the variables of kinematic analysis of circle drawing;   Change in the rating on a 0-100 mm Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) of degree of sedation and the score of Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT);   Safety and tolerability of a single dose of AZD7325 by assessment of adverse events, vital signs, physical examination, ECG, and laboratory variables
16 Recruiting Effects of Hallucinogens and Other Drugs on Mood and Performance
Condition: Healthy
Intervention: Drug: Hallucinogens and psychoactive substances
Outcome Measures: Rating of "Drug Liking" on the End of Day Questionnaire;   Hallucinogen Rating Scale