What is Essential Tremor?

Essential tremor is shaking that usually occurs with no known cause. Symptoms include a quivering voice, difficulty with using hands to perform activities and shaking head.

Treatment for essential tremor includes medication, relaxation, and surgery. A drug class used to treat essential tremor is the beta blockers drug class.

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  • Treatment of Essential Tremor

    January 31, 2014

    You may worry it’s a tremor from Parkinsons, but often it’s not. Essential tremor (ET) is the most common tremor disorder in adults and often affects patients’ ability to write and eat. The head and voice are commonly affected, and many of you remember Katherine Hepburn’s essential tremor as the classic example. Once your doctor has told you that your tremor is ET and not something else, you will wonder what your options for treatment are. See More

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Popular Essential Tremor Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Beta Blockers 11 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Essential Tremor Drug Classes

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