Medicine : Lioresal (100ml)
|Manufacturer:||Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd|
|Composition:||Baclofen(5 Mg X 5 ML X 100ml)|
Generic ( Baclofen )
|Typical use Of Baclofen :||Skeletal Muscle Spasticity Of Spinal And Cerebral Origin.|
|Mechanism of action of Baclofen :||Baclofen Is An Oral And Injectable Medication That Relaxes Skeletal Muscles, The Muscles That Move The Skeleton (and Also Called Striated Muscle). Chemically, Baclofen Is Related To Gamma-aminobutyric Acid (GABA), A Naturally-occurring Neurotransmitter In The Brain. Neurotransmitters Are Chemicals That Nerves Use To Communicate With One Another. GABA Released By Some Nerves Causes The Activity Of Other Nerves To Decrease. It Is Believed That Baclofen, Acting Like GABA, Blocks The Activity Of Nerves Within The Part Of The Brain That Controls The Contraction And Relaxation Of Skeletal Muscle.|
|Drug Interaction of Baclofen :||Interacts With Other Drugs Like Alcohol, Captopril, Diazepam, Diazoxide, Lithium, Lofexidine, Loprazolam, Methyldopa, Metyrosine, Perindopril, Phenylalanine, Pioglitazone, Quinidine.|
|Side effects of Baclofen :||Hallucinations, Allergic Reactions, Personality Disturbances.|
INTERACTIONS OF BACLOFEN
How Baclofen will impact on Pregnancy ?Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
How Baclofen will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of BaclofenNo Studies Found