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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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Severe insomnia take 5 mg valium/ 10 mg baclofen b4 bed. Wake 3 4 the day. If i don't take anything i don't sleep. I tried for three weeks. Why?

Severe insomnia take 5 mg valium/ 10 mg baclofen b4 bed. Wake 3 4 the day. If i don't take anything i don't sleep. I tried for three weeks. Why?

Sleep problems: It's not clear from your info, what kind of evaluation you've had for your insomnia. There are multiple possible causes for this, and effective treatment requires accuracy. Valium and Baclofen are sedating, but aren't meant to be relied on as sleeping pills. They can also lead to tolerance and rebound insomnia on stopping. Please see your doctor, and/or a psychiatrist or sleep medicine doc. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: baclofen?

Please describe the medication: baclofen?

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 constant "muscle spasm" commonly associated with prior brain and spinal cord injury. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the uses of baclofen?

Need expert help here. What are the uses of baclofen?

Baclofen: Baclofen is drug that can be given by mouth or by direct deliver to the spine by a pump that is implanted in the abdomen. The drug is typically used for spasticity, that is rigidity in the the muscles. It is sometimes used for pain control in trigeminal neuralgia, a type of facial pain. ...Read more

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Is baclofen bad for kidney?

Is baclofen bad for kidney?

Unlikely: Good source for Baclofen side effects is www.Rxlist.Com/baclofen-side-effects-drug-center.Htm. ...Read more

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Does baclofen alleviate myositis?

Does baclofen alleviate myositis?

No: Baclofen can sometime help muscle spastic conditions due to stroke or multiple sclerosis but it will not help myositis which is an inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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Can you take baclofen for a toothache?

Can you take baclofen for a toothache?

No: Baclofen is typically not indicated for treating dental pain. Ibuprofen typically works very well if you are not allergic to it. Consult your dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Hejtmanek
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Baclofen (Definition)

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 constant "muscle spasm" commonly associated with prior brain ...Read more


Dr. Jane McMillan
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Lioresal (Definition)

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