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Updated on 24 Apr 2024

Learn more about baclofen

What dosages is baclofen available in?

What dosages is baclofen available in?

baclofen is available as 5 mg, 10 mg, or 20 mg of baclofen in a packet.

What is baclofen used for?

What is baclofen used for?

baclofen is a muscle relaxant and is used to treat muscle spasms related to multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries.

How does baclofen work?

How does baclofen work?

baclofen is a muscle relaxant, but experts aren’t exactly sure how it works. They believe it stops muscle spasms by calming down overactive nerves in the spinal cord.

How do I take baclofen?

How do I take baclofen?

The typical dose for adults and children over 12 years old is 5 mg to 20 mg by mouth three times a day. Your provider will usually start with a low dose and change it based on how well the medication works for you and what side effects you experience. You shouldn’t take more than 80 mg in a single day.

Is it safe for me to take baclofen?

Is it safe for me to take baclofen?

baclofen is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you.

baclofen Common Side Effects

baclofen Common Side Effects

Common side effects of baclofen:

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Confusion
baclofen Serious Side Effects

baclofen Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with baclofen. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Seizures
  • Allergic reactions
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on baclofen

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on baclofen

The following medications may interact with baclofen:

  • baclofen can cause CNS depression, including drowsiness and sedation, which may be an additive when used concomitantly with other CNS depressants or alcohol
Who makes baclofen?

Who makes baclofen?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is baclofen safe in pregnancy?

Is baclofen safe in pregnancy?

Based on animal data, baclofen may cause fetal harm. Tell your healthcare provider if you become pregnant while taking baclofen.

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