Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 9

Use of Dopamine Agonist in Tetanus Spasms - A Novel Approach to Revert the Respiratory Spasm - The Cause of Mortality

Vinod Kumar Tewari1*, Abhishek Gupta2, Devesh Johari3 and Lori Tewari4

1Director, Advance Neuro and General Hospital, Arjunaganj, Lucknow, UP, India
2Orthopaedician, Advance Neuro and General Hospital, Arjunaganj, Lucknow, UP, India
3Ophthalmologist, Advance Neuro and General Hospital, Arjunaganj, Lucknow, UP, India
4Advance Neuro and General Hospital, Arjunaganj, Lucknow, UP, India

*Corresponding Author: Vinod Kumar Tewari, Director, Advance Neuro and General Hospital, Arjunaganj, Lucknow, UP, India.

Received: July 17, 2020; Published: August 19, 2020

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Abstract

In tetanus patients Levodopa and Carbidopa combination (which is usually used to relieve the signs of extrapyramidal) causes respiratory muscles spasm relief thereby the need for sedatives is decreased and patient saved later on via central nervous system mechanism, by providing the inhibitory neurotransmitters at Anterior Horn cells.

Keywords: Tetanus; Combination of Levodopa and Carbidopa; Respiratory Muscle Spasm Relief

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References

  1. Tetanus (PDF). CDC Pink Book. 
  2. Atkinson William. Tetanus Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (12 ed). Public Health Foundation (2012): 291-300.
  3. Tetanus Symptoms and Complications. cdc.gov. (2013). 
  4. http://textbookofbacteriology.net/themicrobialworld/Tetanus.html
  5. “Tetanus--Puerto Rico, 2002”. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 51.28 (2002): 613-615.
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Citation

Citation: Vinod Kumar Tewari., et al. “Use of Dopamine Agonist in Tetanus Spasms - A Novel Approach to Revert the Respiratory Spasm - The Cause of Mortality".Acta Scientific Neurology 3.9 (2020): 30-32.



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