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Cure Research for Myoclonus

Cure Research list for Myoclonus:

The list of research areas and treatments under analysis mentioned in various sources for Myoclonus includes:

  • 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)
  • Combinations of clonazepam, sodium valproate, piracetam, and primidone

Treatments for Myoclonus

Treatments to consider for Myoclonus may include:

Cure Research discussion for Myoclonus:

Investigators at NINDS laboratories are evaluating the role of neurotransmitters and receptors in myoclonus. If abnormalities in neurotransmitters or receptors are found to play a causative role in myoclonus, future research can focus on determining the extent to which genetic alterations are responsible for these abnormalities and on identifying the nature of those alterations. Scientists also may be able to develop drug treatments that target specific changes in the receptors to reverse abnormalities, such as the loss of inhibition, and to enhance mechanisms that compensate for these abnormalities. Identifying receptor abnormalities also may help researchers develop diagnostic tests for myoclonus. NINDS-supported scientists at research institutions throughout the country are studying various aspects of PME, including the basic mechanisms and genes involved in this group of diseases. (Source: excerpt from Myoclonus Fact Sheet: NINDS)

Clinical Trials for Myoclonus

Some of the clinical trials for Myoclonus include:


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