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How do medications treat spastic paralysis?

Medications may not be helpful in treating spastic paralysis caused by an inherited mutate gene. But for spastic paralysis caused by cerebral palsy, sometimes medications are administered to help with muscle movement. Drugs like diazepam and tizanidine, normally anxiety-reducing drugs, can be used to help with stiffness. Side effects must be taken into consideration when administering these medications, though.

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