Baclofen is a member of the skeletal muscle relaxant drug class. Patients with certain spinal cord diseases who take baclofen experience fewer and milder muscle spasms. baclofen is an antispasmodic drug that acts on spinal cord nerves.
Lioresal 25mg, Lioresal 10mg contain Baclofen is used to treat some types of spasticity (muscle stiffness and tightness) and muscle discomfort in patients with multiple sclerosis, a spinal cord injury, or other spinal cord illnesses in adults and children who are at least 12 years old.
Baclofen enhances muscle mobility while reducing discomfort.
If you need muscular tone for safe balance and movement during specific activities, avoid taking baclofen during those times. You might get sleepiness from using baclofen. Prior to understanding how this medication affects you, refrain from operating heavy machinery or driving.
You risk unpleasant withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking this medication abruptly.
While taking baclofen, find out from your doctor whether drinking alcohol is safe. The adverse effects of baclofen can be exacerbate by alcohol.
Earlier than using this medication
If you have a baclofen allergy, you shouldn’t use this medication.
In order to ensure that this medication is safe for you, let your doctor know if you have ever experienced any of the following: mental illness or psychosis; epilepsy or other seizure disorders; balance issues; cerebral palsy; Parkinson’s disease; schizophrenia or a confused state; high blood pressure or a rapid heartbeat; a rheumatic disease; a stroke or blood clot; or kidney disease.
Your risk of getting an ovarian cyst may rise if you use baclofen. Inform your doctor of your individual risk.
If you are or plan to become pregnant, or if you are or plan to breastfeed, let your doctor know. Babies who are taking baclofen while expecting or nursing may experience withdrawal symptoms such tremors, rigid muscles, or seizures.
I’m not sure how to take baclofen.
Follow your doctor’s instructions for taking Lioresal 25mg strictly. Read all medication guides or instructions before using any of the products listed on your prescription label. Sometimes, your doctor could adjust your medication.
the liquid oral solution by shaking it.
Use the provided measuring tool to dispense the medication; do not use a kitchen spoon.
To dissolve in your mouth or swallow whole, with or without liquids, the entire oral granules packet should be shaken and pour.
The granules can also be combine with soft foods like apple sauce, yoghurt or custard as well as liquids like milk or apple juice.
A feeding tube may also be use to administer the oral granules.
If you don’t understand these directions, ask your doctor or chemist.
If your symptoms worsen or do not go away, contact your doctor right once.
If you abruptly stop using Lioresal 10mg , you can experience withdrawal symptoms. Prior to discontinuing the medication, consult your doctor.