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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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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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Suicide (Definition)

Suicide is an action in which a person intentionally causes his own death. Suicide more commonly occurs in persons suffering from depression or other mental illnesses, where a person may feel hopeless and see suicide as a way to escape the real or perceived overwhelming problems and ...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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Can you take baclofen for a toothache?

No unless....: You can use it combined with a tooth pain medication as a muscle relaxer specially if you have some joint/muscular problems. It is not indicated for toothache primarily. Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen are better options. ...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)

Lioresal is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more