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Iranian Journal of Neurology © 2013 Original Paper Comparing the efficacy of botulinum toxin with tizanidine in upper limb post stroke spasticity
Ir J neurol
This study evaluated the efficacy of focal intramuscular injection of botulinum (BoNT) toxin type A in comparison with oral tizanidine (TZD) in treatment of post-stroke upper limb spasticity. Methods: This was a double-blinded randomized clinical trial that recruited 68 patients with post-stroke upper limb spasticity. Thirty-four patients received BoNT (Dysport ®) injections in affected muscles of upper limb at the baseline and week 12. Thirty-four patients were treated with tizanidinefatcat:nmrz2kj3ezduznpnmsjrc3rldy