Neurologic and Neuromuscular Drugs

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1.Relieves musculoskeletal pain, spasms, and spasticity

1.Skeletal Muscle Relaxers

examples
Bacolfen, Diaxepam, Dantrolene

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2.Inhibits the action of acetylcholine causing paralysis of the muscles.

2. Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs
examples
Pancuronium, Tubocurarine, Succinylcholine

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3.Provides symptom relief, inhibits cholinergic effects, enhancing the effects of dopamine and inhibits catechol-O-methyltransferase.

3.Antiparkinsonian Drugs

examples
Benztorpine, Diphenhydramine, Levodopa, Carbidopa-levodopa

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4. For treatment of epilepsy, inhibit neuromuscular transmission and treatment of status epilepticus

4. Anticonvulsant Drugs

examples:
Phenytoin, Phenobarbital, Carbamazepine, Clonazepam, Valproic acid

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5.Treatment for cessation of a migraine attack.

5. Antimigraine Drugs
examples:
5.Sumatriptan, Rizatriptan, Ergotamine