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What is baclofen?

Baclofen oral tablet is a prescription drug that’s only available in a generic form. There is no brand-name version available.

Baclofen also comes as a spinal injection, which is only given by a healthcare provider.

Why it's used

Baclofen is used to treat muscle spasms. It may be used as part of a combination therapy. This means you may need to take it with other medications.

How it works

Baclofen belongs to a class of drugs called muscle relaxers. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.

It isn’t known exactly how baclofen works to treat painful muscle spasms. It’s thought that baclofen blocks the signals from your nervous system that tell your muscles to spasm.

Baclofen side effects

Baclofen oral tablet drug may cause drowsiness. It may also cause other side effects.

More common side effects

The more common side effects of baclofen oral tablet can include:

  • headaches
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • nausea
  • low blood pressure
  • constipation

If these effects are mild, they may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

What other information should I know?

Keep all appointments with your doctor.

Do not let anyone else take your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription.

It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a hospital. It is also important information to carry with you in case of emergencies.

How should I take baclofen?

Take baclofen exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Shake the oral suspension (liquid) before you measure a dose. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (do no use a kitchen spoon).

Call your doctor if your muscle symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.

Is Baclofen A Narcotic?

People frequently wonder, “is baclofen a narcotic?” Narcotics are a class of drugs that share common effects including psychoactive effects on mood or behavior. Narcotics also cause drowsiness, and they are central nervous system depressants. Narcotics can include prescription drugs, as well as illegal drugs like heroin, and the term narcotic can be used interchangeably with opioids.

Dosage

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Warnings

Warnings for special population

Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding - This medicine is known to excreted through the breast milk. It is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Monitoring of symptoms like sedation is necessary.

General warnings

Abrupt withdrawal - This medicine may cause hallucinations and seizures if stopped abruptly. The dose should be reduced gradually over a period of 1 to 2 weeks based on patients response.

Central nervous system disorders - This medicine may worsen the conditions like schizophrenia depressive or manic disorders, confusional states or Parkinson's disease. It should be used with caution in these patients. Inform the doctor if any symptoms appear.

Impaired kidney function - The concentration of this medicine may increase in patients with kidney disease. The kidney function should be monitored carefully. The dose should be adjusted based on the CrCl.

Ovarian cysts - Ovarian cysts were found in patients being treated with this medicine for up to one year and disappeared later.

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