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Causes of Muscle weakness

Causes of Muscle weakness

Muscle weakness may be caused by a variety of diseases and conditions, including low sodium or potassium, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, pinched nerve, muscular dystrophy and poisoning.

Causes of Muscle weakness (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Muscle weakness that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Muscle weakness: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Muscle weakness, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Muscle weakness:

Muscle weakness: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Muscle weakness: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Muscle weakness:

Causes of Broader Categories of Muscle weakness: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Muscle weakness as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Muscle weakness as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Muscle weakness. Our database lists the following as having Muscle weakness as a complication of that condition:

Muscle weakness as a symptom:

Conditions listing Muscle weakness as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Muscle weakness. Our database lists the following as having Muscle weakness as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Muscle weakness:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Muscle weakness as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Drug interactions causing Muscle weakness:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Muscle weakness as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Baclofen and tricyclic antidepressant interaction - Severe muscle weakness
  • Lioresal and tricyclic antidepressant interaction - Severe muscle weakness
  • Methyldopa and lithium interaction
  • Aldomet and lithium interaction
  • Amodopa and lithium interaction
  • more interactions...»

Medical news summaries relating to Muscle weakness:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Muscle weakness:

Related information on causes of Muscle weakness:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Muscle weakness may be found in:

 

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