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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

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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Can you take baclofen for a toothache?

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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Can you take baclofen for a toothache?

Can you take baclofen for a toothache?

You should not: Not helpful. Baclofen is a medication used to treat spasticity. It is not a pain reliever. ...Read more

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Can I take oxaprozin or baclofen for a toothache?

Can I take oxaprozin or baclofen for a toothache?

Oxaprozin, baclofen: Oxaprozin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It may cause an increased risk of serious and sometimes fatal heart and blood vessel problems (eg, heart attack, stroke). Baclofen is a muscle relaxant and antispastic, so both can have analgesic type effects they are not the medication of choice. ...Read more

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Can children and teenagers take baclofen?

Can children and teenagers take baclofen?

Probably safe,: But the drug is designed to treat spasticity, and since this can be caused by several conditions, should discuss fully with your doctor about the available options. ...Read more

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Will it hurt me to take 20 mgs of baclofen and then take 5 mgs of methodome 3 hours later?

Be careful: Although Baclofen and Methadone are different classes of drug they can both suppress respiratory drive in high doses. These doses are not high and three hours is good spacing. They both have relatively long half lives. The Baclofen should be used for spasm and the Methadone for pain. ...Read more

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What's the highest dose of baclofen that can be taken. I take 100 mg a day now for spasticity.?

Recommended dosages: The package insert says the max daily dosage is 80mg. I have had patients take as much as 120mg per day. That is not the norm. Dosages above 80mg per day frequently cause more side effects (drowsiness, dizziness, mausea, confusion) than benefit. You and your doctor are the best judge on the optimal dose, but I suspect you are reaching the limit of what will work without adverse events. ...Read more

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I take Baclofen orally to treat spasticity at 60mg. Now I build up tolerance. I decided to stop taking it for a week and continue take it. Is it work?

I take Baclofen orally to treat spasticity at 60mg. Now I build up tolerance. I decided to stop taking it for a week and continue take it. Is it work?

Baclofen: Baclofen, a GABA agonist, is often prescribed for chronic muscle pain disorders that have been refractory to other medications. Baclofen should be slowly titrated to a range of 30-80 mg/day and should never be abruptly discontinued. Side effects may include nausea, confusion, drowsiness and weakness, especially in older patients. Do not self-medicate, always ask your physician first. ...Read more

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Who should not take baclofen?

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Who should not take baclofen?

Baclofen: Ones with Seizure disorder, Bladder dysfunction, Stroke, Kidney disease, Schizophrenics, ones with confusion, . Hypersensitivity to Baclofen. ...Read more

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What happens when you take baclofen?

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 thinking that he or she did not consume enough. Other common side effects include organ damage and powerful narcolepsy (uncontrolled sleepiness) by the end of experience. Do not used as recreational drug. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take two 10 mg of baclofen?

Is it ok to take two 10 mg of baclofen?

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. But 20mg is within the recommended dose range. ...Read more

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Can I take baclofen and flexiral together?

Possible BUT: Both drugs can promote drowsiness and dizziness, and together may result in difficult function. If used together might need to carefully titrate doses to tolerance. Work closely with your doctor. ...Read more

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May I take "Nicotinell 21mg/24h "patch with "Lioresal 100 mg/ Day?

Nicotine/Lioresal: I don't believe there are any bad interactions - the nicotine in the patch is like smoking a pack of cigarettes. I would go ahead and use the two. If you do start to have any side effects - you can easily remove the nicotine patch. ...Read more

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If you take a month's baclofen in less than 2 weeks, are you going to overdose?

If you take a month's baclofen in less than 2 weeks, are you going to overdose?

Possibly: I use it for stimulant and opioid issues. However, it is not completely safe and about 0.2-0.5% lose control c/w a syndrome caused by any tranquilizer. ...Read more

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40mg of Baclofen at one time. I know it's too much but helps. I have no issues when I take it. Will it cause problems?

Caution:: The maximum daily dose of Baclofen should not exceed 80mg/day. It's usually given 3-4 times a day. Suggesting 27 mg 3 times a day. I do not recommend exceeding the recommended dose unless your physician has told you to do so. **Baclofen is a drug with many potential side effects. It should NOT be used for as a routine muscle relaxer. Should ONLY be used in patients with neurologic disease. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been taking baclofen for about 7 weeks. So far nothing. Does anybody know how long it takes to work?

Depends: But should be seeing something by now. May need dosage adjustment, change in medication or other treatment. If you haven't improved yet, time to return to doctor. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take a baclofen in the morning and bedtime? Or is that too much? I find it helps a lot more with getting though my day.

Is it bad to take a baclofen in the morning and bedtime? Or is that too much? I find it helps a lot more with getting though my day.

Depends on…: Strength of the pills you're taking. Maximum daily dose is 80 mg; daily dose is usually 3-4 times a day; so if you're taking 10 or 20 mg twice a day, you're still in the safe range. However, u should discuss any dosing changes with your doc before making such changes. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is baclofen safe to take while pregnant?

Not Really: Little information is available about the potential risks of using baclofen when pregnant. Pregnancy Category C is given to medicines that have not been studied in pregnant humans but that do appear to cause harm to the fetus in animal studies. Also, medicines that have not been studied in any pregnant women or animals are automatically given a pregnancy Category C rating. ...Read more

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I took a baclofen an hour ago is it safe to take a loratab now?

YES but: Watch your ACETAMINOPHEN DOSAGE! Loratab has some and some preparations of BACLOFEN may also contain this medication!

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Dr prescribed baclofen to take as needed. Worried from the withdrawal symptoms I've read. Worried she prescribed it wrong?

Dr prescribed baclofen to take as needed. Worried from the withdrawal symptoms I've read. Worried she prescribed it wrong?

Ok to wait: Back often is a muscle relaxer. It is not a life saving medication. I cannot think of any situation in which not taking it would pose a long term risk. If you are concerned wait and talk to your doctor. This type of medication is always about balancing risk and benefit. Most patients tolerate back often well, do not have withdrawal problems, and get relief from muscle spasm. ...Read more

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Taking 10mg of baclofen once a day. I notice it takes my diastolic BP from 80 to 88-90. Is this a known side effect? Is this ok?

80/88-90: This is not a side effect! You BP is OK!
That said, please call your doctor and see if you still need to take Baclofen!

Let me know if you can. ...Read more

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Can I take two baclofen 10mg at the same time? (i have a oddly strong tolerance to pain meds or in this case muslce relaxers)

Proceed with caution: When it comes to medications like baclofen, I would take them exactly how your doc prescribes them. With that being said, if you find your present dose ineffective, I would talk with your doc about altering the dose to improve your relief. Hope this helps! Thanks for your question! ...Read more

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. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more