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Medicine For 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 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
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
Dr put me on BACLOFEN 1OMG every 8 hours friday night sunday 9 am having heart palputation, shaking is it reaction to medicine?
Why would a Dr prescribed Baclofen for help in drug use and urges? Also would is cause drowsy if taken with seroquel (quetiapine) (for sleep)?
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!
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
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
I have locked up muscles (spasticity?) Gabapentin released them but stopped working quickly. Cannabis works too. Baclofen didn't help. What drug next?
Evaluation: How bout evaluation to see why you are doing that. ...Read more
I take 80 mg baclofen daily, don't drink alcohol, smoke or take illicit drugs and kidneys are normal, could problems be caused by stress?
Vague: Please be specific. What exactly is it that you are concerned about? ...Read more