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What are some medications that are used to treat tongue spasm?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Several medications are used to treat tongue spasm. Botulinum toxin (Botox) is often used to paralyze muscles that cause tongue spasm. Other medications that doctors use for tongue spasm include light sedatives, such as clonazepam, or baclofen. Talk to your doctor about medications that are used for tongue spasm.

Medications to treat tongue spasm include sedatives such as baclofen or clonazepam to reduce involuntary twitching or convulsions of the tongue. Botox can also be used to help paralyze muscles to prevent uncontrolled tongue convulsions.

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