Medications That Cause Leg Weakness

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2 hours ago Also known as: astheniaContent medically reviewed byDr. Karthikeya T MMD, Internal MedicineView full profile onLinkedIn

2 hours ago Loss of muscle strength.

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1 hours ago WebApr 26, 2022 · Injected medications Symptoms of Pinched Nerves Spinal Cord Disease or Injury The spinal cord controls your body movements and relays sensation. It's protected by the spine. Spinal cord damage can lead to leg weakness on one or both sides. 11 …

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4 hours ago WebSep 6, 2022 · Leg weakness quiz Take a quiz to find out what's causing your weakness. Take leg weakness quiz Beriberi (adult) A low level of vitamin B1 (thiamin) can cause

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4 hours ago WebMedications used to lower thyroid hormones, such as methimazole and propylthiouracil also can cause muscle weakness and wasting. Cholesterol Drugs Drugs used to lower …

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5 hours ago WebMar 7, 2021 · High Blood Pressure Medication Side Effects WebMD describes the different types of hypertension medications and their possible side effects. Skip to main content …

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9 hours ago WebNov 19, 2019 · Other conditions that may cause muscle weakness include: stroke. herniated disc. chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) hypotonia, a lack of muscle tone that’s …

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8 hours ago WebJul 26, 2019 · Examples of medications that can cause muscle weakness include: amiodarone (Cordarone) antithyroid medications, such as methimazole (Tapazole) or propylthiouracil antiretroviral medicines,

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2 hours ago WebNov 16, 2022 · Weakness in the legs can be caused by many different conditions, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or called Lou Gehrig’s disease), bulging/herniated …

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7 hours ago Web8 hours ago WebJul 26, 2019 · Examples of medications that can cause muscle weakness include: amiodarone (Cordarone) antithyroid medications, such as methimazole …

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8 hours ago WebJul 20, 2020 · Weakness in legs: Why it happens and remedies DOMS Herniated disk Spinal compression Peripheral neuropathy Guillain-Barré syndrome Myasthenia gravis ALS Stroke Seeing a doctor Summary

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Just Now WebJan 25, 2023 · The main side effect associated with statins is myopathy, a neuromuscular disorder that causes muscle pain. Statin-associated muscle symptoms can include mild …

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7 hours ago WebSep 12, 2022 · Certain neuromuscular diseases can cause leg weakness. Toxins such as botulinum toxin (Botox) and certain medications can also cause weakness in the legs. …

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4 hours ago WebSep 13, 2022 · Sciatica most commonly occurs when a herniated disk, bone spur on the spine or narrowing of the spine (spinal stenosis) compresses part of the nerve. This causes inflammation, pain and often some …

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Just Now WebJan 29, 2023 · Back pain and leg pain from a herniated disc are two examples. Back pain affects 80% of Americans at least once in their lives. Physical therapy, anti-inflammatory …

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4 hours ago WebJul 25, 2022 · Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune, neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles that worsens after periods of activity and …

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7 hours ago WebSep 4, 2014 · Examples of thiazide diuretics include chlorothiazide (Diuril), hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide), indapamide (Lozol) and metolazone (Zaroxolyn). How …

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Frequently Asked Questions

What causes extreme weakness in legs?

Leg weakness can be due to a number of reasons. a. Common causes. 1. Strenuous physical activity. When you push your legs beyond the regular degree of exercise that they are accustomed to or engage in a physically exacting task for an extended period, your leg muscles tend to become tired and sore. 2.

Can certain vitamins help weak leg muscles?

Vitamin C. One thousand milligrams of vitamin C, split into two 500 mg doses per day, can help battle chronic fatigue and increase your leg muscles’ endurance. This may be in part to the vitamin’s effects on adrenaline and cortisol in your muscles, as well as its anti-inflammatory effects.

What medications are used for leg pain?

To relieve mild pain and swelling:

  • Stay off your leg as much as possible
  • Apply an ice pack or a bag of frozen peas to the affected area for 15 to 20 minutes three times a day
  • Elevate your leg whenever you sit or lie down
  • Try over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) or naproxen sodium (Aleve)

Why are my legs suddenly giving out?

What Causes Leg Weakness?

  1. Sciatica. Issues with the spinal cord can result in the compression or pinching of the nerves that are exiting the spinal cord via holes present between the backbone's many ...
  2. Neuromuscular Causes. There are a number of neuromuscular diseases that can result in leg weakness. ...
  3. Drugs and Toxins. ...
  4. Guillain-Barre syndrome. ...
  5. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. ...

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