About Lioresal-Baclofen Pills :
Baclofen is a muscle relaxer and an antispastic agent.
Baclofen is used to treat muscle symptoms caused by multiple sclerosis, including spasm, pain, and stiffness.
Baclofen is sometimes used to treat muscle spasms and other symptoms in people with injury or disease of the spinal cord.
Do not use baclofen at a time when you need muscle tone for safe balance and movement during certain activities.
Do not stop using baclofen suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
What Are The Contraindictions Of Lioresal-Baclofen Pills ?
You should not use baclofen if you are allergic to it.
To make sure this medicine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have :
- kidney disease
- epilepsy or other seizure disorder
- a history of stroke or blood clots
- if you also use a narcotic (opioid) medication.
Using baclofen during pregnancy could harm the unborn baby. In animal studies, it caused low birth weight and birth defects. However, it is not known whether these effects would occur in humans. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you become pregnant while using this medicine.
It is not known whether baclofen passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are using this medicine.
Using baclofen may increase your risk of developing an ovarian cyst. Talk with your doctor about your specific risk.
Baclofen is not approved for use by anyone younger than 12 years old.
What Are The Side Effects Of Lioresal-Baclofen Pills ?
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to baclofen: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have :
- weak or shallow breathing
- confusion, hallucinations
- a seizure (convulsions).
Common baclofen side effects may include :
- drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, tired feeling
- sleep problems (insomnia)
- nausea, constipation
- urinating more often than usual.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.