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This clinical research program is designed to evaluate medications as new treatments for essential tremor. Essential tremor is a common condition with few available therapies.
Condition or disease
Drug: treatments for essential tremor
Each medication will be evaluated for effectiveness against tremor in a randomized, placebo-controlled, cross-over, double blind clinical research trial. Tremor will be assessed with accepted rating scales and accelerometry
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Diagnosis of essential tremor.
Tremor rating scale score 3 or one or both upper extremities
Unsatisfactory response to primidone or to propanolol