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What are Muscle Cramps?

Muscle cramps are sudden, uncontrollable, and painful contractions in one or several body muscles. These contractions do not relax easily and commonly occur after exercise. Leg muscle cramps are one of the most common types of cramps. Other than this, muscle cramps are also experienced in the feet, hands, arms, abdomen, and thighs. Individuals more prone to muscle cramps include the elderly, obese persons, athletes, pregnant women, and those with medical conditions, such as nerve and thyroid disorders.

What are its main associated signs and symptoms?

The symptoms vary depending upon the intensity of cramps, for example, it can be a slight tick or an agonising pain. Cramps may appear as a twitch beneath the skin and feel hard to pinpoint. They generally last for a few seconds but may extend for several minutes. They may recur many times before disappearing completely. Muscle cramps might be associated with sweating, local wound or other signs.

What are its main causes?

Sometimes the cause behind muscle cramps may remain unidentified. However, the following are the common and known causes of muscle cramps:

How is it diagnosed and treated?

The diagnosis is made to determine the underlying condition causing cramps. It generally involves:

  • Physical examination
  • Muscle biopsy
  • Electromyogram
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Creatinine kinase blood test

Usually, muscle cramps require no specific treatment and may be relieved by

  • Massaging or stretching the muscle
  • Increasing the intake of fluids and replenishing the salts, if you feel dehydrated

Applying heat on tightened muscles and an ice pack on sore muscles

Your doctor may prescribe certain medications in case there are some underlying conditions causing the cramps. You can prevent a muscle cramp by stretching muscles and drinking plenty of fluids.

  1. Medicines for Muscle Cramps
  2. Doctors for Muscle Cramps
Dr. Arun S K

Dr. Arun S K

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Dr. Sudipta Saha

Dr. Sudipta Saha

ओर्थोपेडिक्स

Dr. Hatif Siddiqui

Dr. Hatif Siddiqui

ओर्थोपेडिक्स

Medicines for Muscle Cramps

Medicines listed below are available for Muscle Cramps. Please note that you should not take any medicines without doctor consultation. Taking any medicine without doctor's consultation can cause serious problems.

Medicine NamePack SizePrice (Rs.)
BenzadayBenzaday 15 Mg Capsule160.0
MobrineMobrine 10 Mg Tablet Ir85.0
SkelebenzSkelebenz 15 Mg Capsule165.0
FlexabenzFlexabenz 5 Mg Tablet77.0
GinoxGinox Gel74.0
SirdaludSirdalud 2 Mg Tablet112.0
TizalideTizalide 100 Mg Tablet56.72
TizanTizan 2 Mg Tablet102.0
TizpaTizpa 2 Mg Tablet36.9
AccetizAccetiz 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet40.0
Accetiz PAccetiz P 100 Mg/500 Mg/2 Mg Tablet57.1
Acicloflex MrAcicloflex 100 Mg/500 Mg/2 Mg Tablet Mr53.0
Zerodol MRZerodol Mr 100 Mg/500 Mg/2 Mg Tablet Mr65.0
Acota MrAcota Mr Tablet39.95
Valdone MrValdone Mr 100 Mg/500 Mg/2 Mg Tablet42.0
AsflamAsflam Tablet48.61
Valoflam TzValoflam Tz 10 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Dicka RelaxDicka Relax 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Emsulide MrEmsulide Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Endolide MrEndolide Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Gat XGat X 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Naba TNaba T 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Neulab TzNeulab Tz 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Nimcom MrNimcom Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Nimeril TNimeril T 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Nimeson TnNimeson Tn 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Nimetic MrNimetic Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Nimi LbNimi Lb 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Nimozox ForteNimozox Forte Tablet 200 Mg/2 Mg0.0
Nimsaid TNimsaid T 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Nimulid MrNimulid Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Ninza MrNinza Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
Nixia MrNixia Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
NiziNizi 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet Dt0.0
NtizNtiz 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet65.83
Oxin MrOxin Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Capsule0.0
Proxyvon MrProxyvon Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Capsule0.0
TeknoflexTeknoflex 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet60.81
TizaflexTizaflex 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
TizarexTizarex 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
TromazineTromazine 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
ZuluZulu 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet0.0
MoztinMoztin 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet63.2
Nicip TNicip T 200 Mg/2 Mg Tablet34.0
NimetizNimetiz 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet65.08
Nimos MrNimos Mr Tablet65.0
Nimtaz MrNimtaz Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet46.65
NimtyNimty Gel61.61
Nisel MrNisel Mr Tablet51.43
Nisul MrNisul Mr Tablet6.0
Nopain MrNopain Mr Tablet40.95
Orthobid MrOrthobid Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet70.0
Profinex MrProfinex Mr 2 Mg/200 Mg Tablet90.0
TizanimTizanim 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet80.7
TizapTizap 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet51.77
Tizarax NTizarax N 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet34.05
Tizpa NTizpa N Tablet34.31
TizuTizu 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet40.0
Twins TzTwins Tz 200 Mg/2 Mg Tablet52.63
ZalideZalide 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet40.0
Zolandin MrZolandin Mr 100 Mg/2 Mg Tablet59.08
Zulu ForteZulu Forte 200 Mg/2 Mg Tablet88.2
Dicloran MrDicloran Mr 50 Mg/2 Mg Tablet49.0
TizadicTizadic 50 Mg/2 Mg Tablet57.36
Tizalud DTizalud D 50 Mg/2 Mg Tablet63.0
TizanacTizanac 50 Mg/2 Mg Tablet94.0
DitiDiti Tablet57.17
DolozinDolozin 50 Mg/2 Mg Tablet53.32
RoloflexRoloflex 50 Mg/2 Mg Tablet54.0
TizaranTizaran 50 Mg/2 Mg Tablet64.2
Tizpa DTizpa D Tablet34.0
Dilona MrDilona Mr 50 Mg/325 Mg/2 Mg Tablet185.5
Tizalud DpTizalud Dp 50 Mg/325 Mg/2 Mg Tablet63.75
Vozox MrVozox Mr 50 Mg/325 Mg/2 Mg Tablet54.0
Dipane MrDipane Mr 50 Mg/325 Mg/2 Mg Tablet11.18
Douse MrDouse Mr 50 Mg/325 Mg/2 Mg Tablet50.31
PosturePosture 50 Mg/325 Mg/2 Mg Tablet35.62
Tizpa DpTizpa Dp Tablet42.0
ZapdicZapdic 50 Mg/325 Mg/2 Mg Tablet54.62
Flexabenz PlusFlexabenz Plus 15 Mg/200 Mg Tablet172.0
Serezon MrSerezon Mr 50 Mg/15 Mg/2 Mg Tablet71.43
TizapamTizapam 400 Mg/2 Mg Tablet53.0
LumbrilLumbril Tablet20.58
TizafenTizafen 400 Mg/2 Mg Capsule67.92
ADEL 38Adel 38 Apo Spast Drop215.0
ADEL 8Adel 8 Co Hypert Drop215.0
Schwabe Alpha-MSAlpha Ms Tablet93.0
Dr. Reckeweg Cocculus Indica DilutionCocculus Indica Dilution 1 M155.0
ADEL Cocculus Indica DilutionCocculus Indicus Dilution 1 M155.0
ADEL Hyoscyamus Nig DilutionHyoscyamus Niger Dilution 1 M155.0
Dr. Reckeweg Hyoscyamus nig DilutionHyoscyamus Niger Mother Tincture Q230.0
Dr. Reckeweg R29Reckeweg R29 Vertigo Syncope Drop200.0
Dr. Reckeweg R52Reckeweg R52 Travel Sickness Drop200.0
Dr. Reckeweg R81Reckeweg R81 Analgesic Drop200.0
Dr. Reckeweg Vita-C 15Reckeweg Vita C 15 Nerve Tonic525.0
Dr. Reckeweg Vita-C 15 ForteReckeweg Vita C 15 Forte Tonic890.0

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