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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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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.
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1 Unknown  Bioequivalence Of A Test Alprazolam Sublingual Formulation Compared To A Commercial Sublingual Formulation
Condition: Healthy
Interventions: Drug: alprazolam sublingual tablet commercial;   Drug: alprazolam sublingual tablet test
Outcome Measures: Alprazolam bioavailability assessed as area under the concentration-time curve (AUC) and maximum concentration (Cmax);   Alprazolam time of maximum concentration (Tmax) and half life;   Adverse events, clinical laboratory tests, vital signs
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 Unknown  Drug Treatment Validation of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Condition: Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Interventions: Drug: Alprazolam (Xanax);   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: To evaluate the effect of an anxiolytic drug versus placebo on brain activity at rest and during emotional stimuli using fMRI.;   To evaluate the effects of an anxiolytic drug versus placebo on eye blink startle response at rest and during emotional stimuli (anxiety potentiated startle, APS) as well as on clinical scales.;   To correlate the fMRI measurements with the clinical/behavioral measurements of efficacy.
4 Unknown  Effects of Buspar on Depressive Symptom Improvement and Neuroprotection in Patients With Anxiety Disorder
Condition: Anxiety Disorder
Interventions: Drug: buspirone+alprazolam;   Drug: alprazolam;   Other: healthy controls
Outcome Measures: change from baseline in depressive symptom scores at 8 weeks;   change from baseline in depressive symptom scores at 4 weeks;   change from baseline in depressive symptom scores at 1 week;   change from baseline in anxiety symptom scores at 8 weeks;   change from baseline in anxiety symptom scores at 4 weeks;   change from baseline in anxiety symptom scores at 1 week;   changes from baseline in brain structure, function, and biochemical metabolism, analyzed using the computational approach;   number of participants with adverse events
5 Recruiting Gabapentin Treatment of Benzodiazepine Dependence
Condition: Benzodiazepine Dependence
Interventions: Drug: gabapentin;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measure: Abstinence from Benzodiazepine use
6 Recruiting Effects of a CRF1 Receptor Antagonist on Human Startle in Normal Female Volunteers
Condition: Anxiety Disorders
Intervention:
Outcome Measure:
7 Recruiting Influence of Anesthesia Technique on Postoperative Evolution After Urogenital Surgical Interventions
Conditions: Anesthesia; Reaction;   Adverse Effect of Other General Anesthetics;   Adverse Anesthesia Outcome;   Acute Kidney Injury
Interventions: Procedure: epidural catheter insertion;   Procedure: robot assisted laparoscopic urogenital surgery
Outcome Measures: acute kidney injury;   postoperative outcome
8 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