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Can baclofen 10mg x 3x a day cause a high reading of liver emzymes? I have been on these for 9 days. Just found out my levels are high . Please help!

Can baclofen 10mg x 3x a day cause a high reading of liver emzymes? I have been on these for 9 days. Just found out my levels are high . Please help!

POSSIBLE: Yes, many medications can affect liver metabolism and function, and Baclofen is included, but you are in no major trouble if the liver enzyme elevation is less than 3 times normal. Whether you should stay on Baclofen is based on not only the degree of liver effect, but also benefits and tolerance. Discuss with your doctor in some detail. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Is Selegeline bad for liver,Is there any problem for long term therapy? Will it work on my Dopamine-repondsive distonia.Can i combine it with Baclofen

Is Selegeline bad for liver,Is there any problem for long term therapy? Will it work on my Dopamine-repondsive distonia.Can i combine it with Baclofen

Selegilene: Interesting question. The simple answer to your first question is that selegiline is relatively safe for the liver, unless there is pre-existing liver disease. The main risk of selegiline is heart disease for patients with a history of heart attacks or those who use other medicines that affect the heart. Considering the other medicines you use, selegiline should be safe. ...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


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