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What is the definition or description of: Baclofen overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Baclofen overdose?

Baclofen OD=>60mg: Baclofen overdose can result in Coma, delirium and seizures. Generally these symptoms occur only with doses of 200mg or more ; Hypertension is also common in her dose OD. 120mg (12 tabs of 10mg each) typically causes blackout, sedation, dizziness and confusion. 70mg + has caused visual hallucinations and bizarre dreams. ...Read more

Baclofen Overdose (Definition)

Baclofen overdose can result in Coma, delirium and seizures. Generally these symptoms occur only with doses of 200mg or more ; Hypertension is also common in her dose OD. 120mg (12 tabs of 10mg each) typically causes blackout, sedation, dizziness and confusion. 70mg + has caused visual ...Read more


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What is the treatment for baclofen overdose?

What is the treatment for baclofen overdose?

Stop the drug: First stop the drug and treat symptoms including support of vital functions untill Baclofen effect is worn off. ...Read more

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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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Does baclofen show on urine drug test?

Does baclofen show on urine drug test?

No: Baclofen acts on the same receptors as do benzodiazepines, which may be tested for in some kinds of tests, but it is not tested for in usual test kits, and is chemically unrelated to those medications. ...Read more

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My pain dr says I can't take my celexa with my baclofen (he approved 4 9 months) is there another drug 2 take in place of baclofen? Besides zanaflex (tizanidine)?

My pain dr says I can't take my celexa with my baclofen (he approved 4 9 months) is there another drug 2 take in place of baclofen? Besides zanaflex (tizanidine)?

Need to ask Pain Doc: Yes, you have other options but you need to ask your pain doc. First, epocrates claims no significant interaction btwn Celexa (citalopram) & baclofen. Drugs. Com says there is a possible interaction http://bit. Ly/heiote. Second, alternatives to Baclofen & tizanidine include cyclobenzaprine, carisoprodol, dantrolene, metaxalone, Methocarbamol & orphenadrine as muscle relaxants per epocrates. ...Read more

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How would you get prescribed "baclofen" for drug addiction treatment? I heard it helps.

Any doc could: Prescribe this but it is the rare doc who is aware of baclofen. 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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Dr put me on BACLOFEN 1OMG every 8 hours friday night sunday 9 am having heart palputation, shaking is it reaction to medicine?

Dr put me on BACLOFEN 1OMG every 8 hours friday night sunday 9 am having heart palputation, shaking is it reaction to medicine?

Possibly: Need to call your doctor that prescribed the Baclofen. There is not enough information here to rule out other causes and say it is only a side effect of Baclofen. ...Read more

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Any drugs 4 spasticity that could replace baclofen, and be taken with celexa safely? Except I am allergic 2 zanaflex (tizanidine). Plz help I need my celexa back!

Possibly: Clonazepam is a possibility but is a controlled substance and is not prescribed unless you really have problems with he baclofen. It causes dependence and is pretty hard to wean from. ...Read more

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Can baclofen 10 mg thrice and tizanidine 2 mg twice daily make a person drowsy? 22 years old fiancee is advised with these for spasm with TB medicine after TB meningitis. Can this slow her recovery??

Can baclofen 10 mg thrice and tizanidine 2 mg twice daily make a person drowsy? 22 years old fiancee is advised with these for spasm with TB medicine after TB meningitis. Can this slow her recovery??

Yes: Sorry, here in US I've never seen a case of TB meningitis but those are HEFTY doses of meds. I've had pts tell me that 2 mg of tizanidine once a day all by itself made them intolerably drowsy. It shouldn't delay recovery but I wouldn't be surprised if she spent her recovery in a fairly torpid state. ...Read more

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Does overdose of baclofen pump cause legs to shake a lot? Please, need some answers?

Does overdose of baclofen pump cause legs to shake a lot? Please, need some answers?

Baclofen pump: No. Just the opposite. A Baclofen pump malfunction means not enough Baclofen is getting into the spinal fluid and this leads to increased spasms. It is important to see the surgeon who placed the pump to avoid symptoms of withdrawal. Too much Baclofen leads to paralysis of the legs. ...Read more

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How soon will baclofen work?

Hours orally.: It may take hours orally. Not for recreational use, please. ...Read more

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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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Which pills have the same effect as baclofen?

Which pills have the same effect as baclofen?

Dantrolene: Dantrolene and tizanidine are also used in spasticity treatment although they mechanism of action is different from baclofen. ...Read more

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