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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Rx and muscle spasms: Either one of these may be helpful for muscle spasm symptoms. Sometimes neither of them is helpful. Both of them are worth a try. Spasticity is inc ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karl Schultz
28 years experience in Neurosurgery
A muscle relaxant: Baclofen is used to reduce discomfort related to "muscle spasms" from a variety of causes. It is commonly used to treat spasticity - which is a consta ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Several studies have shown that Baclofen (liorisal®) can reduce or eliminate alcohol withdrawal. This is not surprising, because this drug is a direc ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Unclear: Unclear what question you are asking, please resubmit question
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Complicated: A little unusual to say that you feet/ankles are painful with swelling...swelling is common but often painless. Most serious causes of swelling would ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Popolow
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
?: Baclofen is a muscle relaxer. I've not heard of it used in treating alcoholism.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience in Pediatrics
It's ok: It is a medicine chiefly used as a muscle relaxer for those with spastic muscle conditions. Since drowsiness is one of its side effects, I can see ho ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
If possible, yes: It is helpful if your Doctor agrees-let them know and discuss with them, as if you start both meds at the same time, you may not know which one genuin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
44 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Doubt it: None of the medications you take directly increase your blood pressure. Of course all medication are metabolized in liver and excreted in kidney so i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Side effects: Baclofen may cause constipation. People more often feel tired or weak with this medicine, but not everyone has a side effect after taking it. This s ... Read More
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