Sunderland Joint Formulary
NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
10 Musculoskeletal and joint diseases
10-02-02 Nocturnal leg cramps
The MHRA advises:
Quinine should not be used routinely
nocturnal leg cramps
Only consider use when cramps cause regular disruption of sleep.
Trial for 4 weeks and discontinue if no benefit.
Reassess after 3 months.
NICE NG144: Cannabis-based medicinal products
NICE TA 588: Nusinersen for treating spinal muscular atrophy