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What is baclofen used for?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 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 controlling the intense facial pain of trigeminal neuralgia.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 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 & to reduce high anxiety levels.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

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