Leg stiffness or tightness 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 leg stiffness or tightness are multiple sclerosis, sprain or strain, and hyperlipidemia. Other possible causes, such as fracture of the leg, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with leg stiffness or tightness, 66% report having leg pain, 40% report having leg swelling, and 40% report having knee pain.
Patients with leg stiffness or tightness often receive radiographic imaging procedure, complete blood count, plain x-ray, kidney function tests, glucose measurement, electrolytes panel, intravenous fluid replacement and electrocardiogram .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with leg stiffness or tightness include baclofen, interferon beta-1a (avonex), solifenacin (vesicare), mycophenolate mofetil (cellcept), natalizumab (tysabri), sitagliptin (januvia), carbidopa / levodopa, irbesartan (avapro), corticotropin (acthar), diphenhydramine / ibuprofen, cevimeline (evoxac), thiopental (pentothal) and aspirin / butalbital / caffeine / codeine .
|Interferon Beta-1A (Avonex)||$2711|
|Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept)||$263|
Groups of people at highest risk for leg stiffness or tightness include age 60-74 years.