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Nocturnal Leg Cramps Medications

Definition of Nocturnal Leg Cramps:

Nocturnal leg cramps are sudden, painful squeezes in the calf (lower leg) or thigh (upper leg) muscles, occurring at night. The muscle may twitch under the skin or feel hard.

Drugs associated with Nocturnal Leg Cramps

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Nocturnal Leg Cramps. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

See 6 generic medications used to treat this condition

Alternative treatments for Nocturnal Leg Cramps

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Nocturnal Leg Cramps. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Nocturnal Leg Cramps.

Synonym(s): Night Cramps; Night Leg Cramps

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