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Wrist weakness

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


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with wrist weakness often receive application of splint, other physical therapy and rehabilitation, occupational therapy assessment, physical therapy exercises, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), corneal transplant, procedures on spleen and removal of ectopic pregnancy .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with wrist weakness include belladonna extract, usp (butibel), ketamine, metaxalone (skelaxin), risedronate (actonel), lithium (li), glimepiride, methocarbamol, ezetimibe / simvastatin, phenytoin (dilantin), topiramate (topamax), duloxetine (cymbalta), carvedilol and fluoxetine (prozac) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for wrist weakness include age 30-44 years, race/ethnicity = black and age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 15-29 years almost never get wrist weakness.

Age

< 1 years
0.2x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
1.3x
15-29 years
0.0x
30-44 years
1.8x
45-59 years
1.6x
60-74 years
0.8x
75+ years
1.2x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.7x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
0.9x
Other
0.1x
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