Baclofen

Strength(s): 10 mg ; 25 mg

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Description

Baclofen medication is used in treating spasms and muscle tightness by patients suffering from spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis. Baclofen works by relaxing the muscles, with the end result being reduced muscle pain and stiffness, as well as improved muscle movement. Baclofen is classified in a group of drugs referred to as muscle relaxants.

Baclofen 10 mg is available for purchase in any leading Canadian pharmacy or online where cheap deals and large discounts are available.

Recommended Dosage

The dosage of Baclofen prescribed varies from one patient to another. Patients should follow the recommended dosage prescribed by the doctor or follow the instructions included in the prescription drug label. Baclofen medication is taken orally and can be taken with or without food.

Missed Doses

If a patient forgets to take the medication as required in a regular schedule, the medication should be taken immediately the patient remembers. If, however, if it is almost time to take the next dose, the missed dose should be foregone altogether and the rest of the regular schedule maintained. Double doses should not be taken unless otherwise advised.

Overdoses

As with any other medication, Baclofen overdoses can have serious consequences. If a patient suspects that they have overdosed on Baclofen, they are required to seek medical attention immediately. Among the symptoms of overdosing are shallow breathing, seizures, vomiting, drowsiness and fainting.

Other drugs that might interact with Baclofen

Some of the drugs that might interact with Baclofen include Codeine. Carbamazepine, Chlorpromazine, Alprazolam, Diazepam, Trazodone, Oxycodone, Diphenhydramine, Propoxyphene, Phenobarbital, Tramadol, Zolpidem, Tramadol and Risperidone.

The drug interactions mainly occur when Baclofen is taken with another drug or food. Before taking Baclofen medication, one should first inform the doctor of any other medication being taken for another ailment, dietary supplements such as vitamins and minerals, over-the-counter drugs that might interact with Baclofen and herbal medication. This will allow for an informed decision in the prescription.

Also, the patient should inform the doctor of other habits such as smoking, alcohol consumption, use of illegal drugs or caffeinated drinks that might interfere with the operation of the medication. The patient should make sure they inform the doctor of any existing medical conditions or any family history of medical problems.

Side Effects of Baclofen

Baclofen, like any other medication, can cause some side effects. However, these side effects are normally minor and temporary. If the side effects are serious, one should consult a doctor immediately.

It is important to note that the side effects of Baclofen medication cannot be anticipated. If any side effects develop or increase in intensity, the patient should seek medical assistance as soon as possible.

Baclofen medication could bring about the following side effects: headache, insomnia, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, tiredness and constipation. The serious side effects of the medication include uneven heartbeat, chest pain, shortness of breath, confusion and fainting. Follow all instructions given by the doctor when buying this medication.

Patients can now by Baclofen 10mg online at cheap prices or visit any Canadian pharmacy.

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