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Stiffness all over

Stiffness all over 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 stiffness all over are sprain or strain, osteoarthritis, and parkinson disease. Other possible causes, such as spondylitis, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with stiffness all over, 70% report having ache all over, 44% report having weakness, and 30% report having peripheral edema.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with stiffness all over often receive radiographic imaging procedure, hematologic tests, complete blood count, plain x-ray, glucose measurement, electrocardiogram, x-ray computed tomography and kidney function tests .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with stiffness all over include carbidopa / levodopa, entacapone (comtan), calcium polycarbophil (fibercon), ropinirole, lactulose, baclofen, levodopa, probenecid, stavudine (zerit), nelfinavir (viracept), abacavir, capsaicin topical and carbidopa .

Entacapone (Comtan)
$296
(28 days)
Calcium Polycarbophil (Fibercon)
$10
(28 days)
Ropinirole
$41
(28 days)
Lactulose
$24
(21 days)
Baclofen
$18
(28 days)
Levodopa

Probenecid
$24
(28 days)
Stavudine (Zerit)
$138
(28 days)
Nelfinavir (Viracept)
$669
(28 days)
Abacavir
$489
(28 days)
Capsaicin Topical

Carbidopa
$170
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for stiffness all over include age 75+ years.

Age

< 1 years
0.3x
1-4 years
0.7x
5-14 years
0.6x
15-29 years
1.0x
30-44 years
0.8x
45-59 years
1.1x
60-74 years
1.4x
75+ years
1.6x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
0.6x
White
1.1x
Other
1.4x
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