Medicines For Bell's palsy

Bell’s Palsy

The Sudden temporary weakness or paralysis in the muscles on one side of the face is called Bell’s palsy or acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause. In Bell’s palsy condition the facial nerve (the 7th cranial nerve) is damaged and results in Pain and discomfort on one side of the face or head.

Generally, there is no cure for Bell’s palsy but Facial exercises and physical therapy help to increase the facial muscles' strength and regain from temporary facial paralysis between 2 weeks and 6 months.

Antiviral medicine -  Acyclovir

Steroids to reduce inflammation – Prednisolone

Analgesics or moist heat to relieve pain