Arm cramps or spasms is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of arm cramps or spasms are muscle spasm, stroke, and high blood pressure. Other possible causes, such as kidney failure, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with arm cramps or spasms, 81% report having leg cramps or spasms, 61% report having neck pain, and 42% report having shoulder cramps or spasms.
Patients with arm cramps or spasms often receive hematologic tests, complete blood count, electrolytes panel, electrocardiogram, kidney function tests, glucose measurement, intravenous fluid replacement and cardiac enzymes measurement .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with arm cramps or spasms include diazepam (valium), rimabotulinumtoxinb (myobloc), nystatin topical product, alendronate, acitretin (soriatane), zoster vaccine live, botulinum toxin type a (botox), triamcinolone nasal product, tizanidine, oxcarbazepine (trileptal), baclofen, potassium chloride and tolterodine (detrol) .
|Nystatin Topical Product|
|Zoster Vaccine Live|
|Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox)|
|Triamcinolone Nasal Product|
Groups of people at highest risk for arm cramps or spasms include race/ethnicity = other age 60-74 years.