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Knee weakness

Knee weakness is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of knee weakness are osteoarthritis, sprain or strain, and chronic knee pain. Other possible causes, such as injury to the knee, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with knee weakness often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, physical therapy exercises, application of splint, other non-or therapeutic procedures on musculoskeletal system, other therapeutic procedures, magnetic resonance imaging and arthroplasty knee .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with knee weakness include sodium hyaluronate, carisoprodol (soma), phenelzine (nardil), salsalate, calcium acetate, interferon beta-1a (avonex), cyproheptadine, codeine, darifenacin (enablex), aspirin / dipyridamole, cortisone, candesartan (atacand) and phenobarbital .

Sodium Hyaluronate

Carisoprodol (Soma)
$12
(28 days)
Phenelzine (Nardil)
$86
(28 days)
Salsalate
$22
(28 days)
Calcium Acetate
$103
(28 days)
Interferon Beta-1A (Avonex)
$2711
(28 days)
Cyproheptadine
$15
(28 days)
Codeine
$46
(21 days)
Darifenacin (Enablex)
$125
(28 days)
Cortisone
$18
(28 days)
Candesartan (Atacand)
$70
(28 days)
Phenobarbital
$3
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for knee weakness include age 75+ years. On the other hand, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years almost never get knee weakness.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.5x
15-29 years
0.6x
30-44 years
1.3x
45-59 years
1.1x
60-74 years
1.2x
75+ years
2.0x

Sex

Male
0.9x
Female
1.1x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.3x
Hispanic
0.7x
White
1.0x
Other
0.7x
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