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Baclofen

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Spasticity: Typically used for the increase in muscle tone associated with stroke, spinal cord or brain injury, multiple sclerosis, but may have some benefit in c... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Baclofen: Baclofen (Lioresal & Glablofen) is a muscle relaxant that is used to treat muscle spasm. It had been used off label to reduce alcohol cravings &a... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Baclofen: Although baclofen is classified as a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant, it is commonly used in the management of paroxysmal neuralgias such as... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Liem
Dentistry 37 years experience
Hours orally.: It may take hours orally. Not for recreational use, please.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suhas Pai
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Yes: Baclofen is useful as an agent to treat spasm or increased tone. The medication can be used in oral form and in cases of extreme spasticity, it is adm... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Baclofen: Ones with Seizure disorder, Bladder dysfunction, Stroke, Kidney disease, Schizophrenics, ones with confusion, .Hypersensitivity to Baclofen.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Liem
Dentistry 37 years experience
ONLY as prescribed.: The main danger of recreational use is high risk of overdose, as the substance takes few hours to onset during which the user may take more Baclofen t... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
In dose range: With Baclofen always check with your doctor on changing doses as stopping abruptly, changing abruptly can cause side effects that could be hazardous. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Critical Care 23 years experience
Spasticity: Lioresal is a brand name for baclofen. This medication is used to reduce muscle spasticity, particularly after stroke or spinal cord injury. There is ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Assurance : Yes. It's safe to take this medicine after meal.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karl Schultz
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
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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