Monthly Archives: December 2012

Medication – Baclofen

Medication – Amantadine

http://www.mattsms.com/p/ms-knowledge-medication.html =&0=& In MS this medication is sometimes used to treat fatigue.

“Amantadine is an antiviral medication. It blocks the actions of
viruses in your body. Amantadine is used to treat and to prevent influenza A (a viral
infection). There may be some flu seasons during which amantadine is
not recommended because certain flu strains may be resistant to this
drug.
Amantadine is also used to treat Parkinson’s disease and
“Parkinson-like” symptoms such as stiffness and shaking
that may be caused by the use of certain drugs.

Medication – Neurontin (Gabapentin)

http://www.mattsms.com/p/ms-knowledge-medication.html =&0=&=&1=& In MS, this medication is typically used for the treatment of minor neuropathic pain.

“Gabapentin is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an
anticonvulsant. It affects chemicals and nerves in the body that are
involved in the cause of seizures and some types of pain.
Gabapentin is used alone or in combination with other medications
to treat seizures caused by epilepsy in adults and children who are
at least 12 years old. Gabapentin is also used with other medications
to treat partial seizures in children who are 3 to 12 years old.
Gabapentin is also used in adults to treat nerve pain caused by
herpes virus or shingles (herpes zoster), and to treat restless legs
syndrome (RLS).” –Drugs.com

Medication – Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone )

Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone ): 
This medication is used to
relieve moderate to severe pain.