Baclofen® (Lioresal)

What is Baclofen generic?

Baclofen generic is used as a muscle relaxant that may cause due to multiple sclerosis, any injury or disease, pain and stiffness.FDA has approved the Baclofen generic in 1997 and taken as an antiseptic agent.Baclofen generic comes in two forms such as oral and injectable suspensionBaclofen generic injectable form is used by those patients who are not capable to take the drug by mouth.

What are the side effects of Baclofen generic overdose?

Overdose of Baclofen generic is not actually acceptable. Overdose signs are dizziness, drowsiness or dry mouth. If you notice such symptoms immediately call your health care provider.

What should I avoid with Baclofen generic?

After taking Baclofen generic, you might feel drowsy, avoid driving and doing work that requires your full concentration.Do not take any other drug for relaxing muscles Unless not prescribed by your physician.

Baclofen generic side effects

Take immediate medicinal assistance if you notice any symptoms of an allergic reaction to Baclofen generic drug such as swelling on face, lips, throat, etc and other signs are hives, difficulty in breathing. Common  Baclofen generic medication side effects :

  • vision problem
  • feeling like you might pass out
  • dry mouth
  • Diarrhea, nausea
  • Confusion, restless
  • Loss of appetitie
  • Seizure disorder
  • Drowsiness
  • Upset stomach
  • Muscle pain or back pain
  • Headache
  • Excess urination

The Baclofen generic side effects list is not completed here. Other symptoms can occur, inform your doctor about them. Do not start any new medicine while taking treatment for Baclofen generic

What is the exact dosage of Baclofen generic?

When taking Baclofen generic oral for muscle spasm
5 mg oral dosage 3 times a day for 3 days or as per prescribed by your doctor or 10mg if you are an adult80 mg/day dosages should be directed in 4 divided doses.

When taking Baclofen generic Intrathecal pump
In a start as a test, 50 mcg or 1 mL) injected at the intrathecal space over at least 1 minute. Watch patient for next 4-8 hours for a positive responseThan continue with increment in dosage as directed by your physican from 1.5ml to2 ml

Usual Adult Dosage of Baclofen generic for Hiccups:
5 mg oral dosage 3 times a day for 3 days or as per prescribed by your doctor or 10mg if you are an adult80 mg/day dosages should be directed in 4 divided doses.

Usual Adult Dosage of Baclofen generic for Cerebral Spasticity:
In a start as a test, 50 mcg or 1 mL) injected at the intrathecal space over at least 1 minute. Watch patient for next 4-8 hours for a positive response Than continue with increment in dosage as directed by your physician from 1.5ml to2 ml

What other medications will affect Baclofen generic dose?

Before taking Baclofen generic generic, inform your physician about the other drugs you are taking for other medical issues. Such drugs include

  • Sleeping pills
  • Seizure drugs,
  • Depression, anxiety medications
  • Muscle relaxers
  • Cold and allergy drugs

The above is not a completed list of medications that might interact with generic Baclofen. Some over the counter drugs, herbal products, or vitamins can effects on the body. Never start any new drug without the consultation of doctor with the treatment of Baclofen generic.

How to use Baclofen generic oral?

  • Take Baclofen generic oral by mouth with or without meals with a glass full of water
  • Take the drug as prescribed by your doctor or usually 3 times a day.
  • To save your from Baclofen generic Oral side effects, in first your specialist might keep you on low dosage and then raise the dosage with the time
  • Carefully follow your doctor’s instructions without missing any step
  • Baclofen generic dosage is based on your medical situation, do not change the dosage on your own.
  • Take the medicine same time every day to get the best results from it
  • Do not stop Oral Baclofen generic without consulting your healthcare provider. Else, serious medical issues may rise in future.
  • If you notice Baclofen generic withdrawal symptoms such as seizures and hallucinations, consult your doctor. As you may require change in dosage.
  • Baclofen generic dosage might takes one to two months to show best results. Inform your doctor if you situation doesn’t improve or more worsen

How to use Baclofen generic intrathecal pump?

  • Baclofen generic is given with the help of injectable pump into the space around the spinal cord.
  • Usually a pump implanted under the skin and inject the medicine into that pump. Your specialist will fill and refill the pump with drug time to time.
  • Learn all the instructions from your doctor if you are going to use the drug on your own
  • If you notice discoloration of the Baclofen generic, do not use the drug. Refill your Baclofen generic intrathecal with new medicine and use safely
  • Timely visits, your doctor frequently for more medical help.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice any contradictions from Baclofen generic such as redness, swelling, fever, pain, chills around the pump side.

Important information about Baclofen generic medication

Baclofen generic dosage might effect on your thinking and reactions. Do not drive or do the task that requires your full concentrationAvoid smoking and alcohol consumption during the treatment of Baclofen generic as it may increase withdrawal symptoms of the drugLong term usage of Baclofen generic drug might develop the chances of ovarian cyst. Consult your doctor about such situations.Store the Baclofen generic at room temperature away from direct sunlight and moisture

Before using Baclofen generic muscle relaxer

Avoid Baclofen generic if you are allergic to muscle relaxing drugs.Notify your doctor if you are suffering from below situations

  • Seizure disorder or epilepsy
  • Kidney or liver disorder
  • History of strokes
  • Blood clots

Long term usage of Baclofen generic drug might develop the chances of ovarian cyst. Consult your doctor about such situations