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Lioresal

Lioresal

Baclofen (BAK loe fen)

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Lioresal comes under the tablet form and it should be taken through the oral route. Take it with a full glass of water before the intake of food. Treatment with Lioresal started with the 15mg daily in the divided dosage. The satisfactory control of the condition (spascity) by this drug is usually obtained with doses of up to 60mg daily, but in a careful adjustment of the drug. The maximum daily dose of Lioresal should not increase above the 100mg. In case of missed dose: Take the drug as soon as you remember it. In case of overdose take medical assistant immediately. 

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
30 Tablets Lioresal 10mg $26.99 $0.90
90 Tablets Lioresal 10mg $79.99 $0.89

Lioresal is an antispastic drug and used to decrease the rigorous muscle spasms due to a variety of causes like brain and spinal cord injuries. It is an excellent muscle relaxant and helps to prevents muscle spasms that occur as a result of neurological disorders, like multiple sclerosis. Lioresal is frequently used to treat tumors of the spinal cord, cerebral palsy, meningitis, traumatic head injury, syringomyelia etc.

Lioresal contains generic Baclofen which relaxes the skeletal muscles and decrease the muscle spastic condition. Baclofen enhances the production gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), which is a neurotransmitter found in the body. This neurotransmitter helps to communicate the signals between nerves to another.

Therapeutics indication: Lioresal is used in various types of pains like

  • Symptomatic treatment of spasticity of cerebral origin, especially where due to infantile cerebral palsy
  • Cerebrovascular accidents or in the presence of neoplastic or degenerative brain disease
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Neoplastic,
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Spastic spinal paralysis
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Syringomyelia
  • Transverse myelitis

Contraindications: If you are pregnant, then avoid the use of this drug. If you have any type of kidney and liver problems then avoid the use of this drug. Do not use this drug in case if you have certain other mental disorder likes mood sewing, etc. Avoid in case if you have allergies to the generic Lioresal or any chemical of this drug.

Drug interactions:

  • Warfarin
  • Prednisone
  • Some other type of NSAIDs like Ibuprofen
  • Fluoxetine as they may increase the risk of stomach bleeding
  • ACE inhibitors like Enalapril
  • Angiotensin receptor blockers such as Losartan

Storage conditions: Store this at room temperature below the 300C. Stay away from the reach of the children and pets.


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Brand Name - Lioresal

Generic Name - Baclofen

Lioresal should be taken only 5mg for 3 days three times in a day initially, 10mg is the next dose after three days from the first dose, 15mg for another three days and finally 20mg three times in a day for next 3 days.

The maximum dose for Lioresal should never increase 80mg in a day otherwise it may cause serious problem to the user due to overdose. It is always advisable for the patient to consult their doctor before staring Lioresal. It should be taken maximum three times in a day orally with food.

The patient should start taking Lioresal in low dose and if needed the dose can be increased slowly.

The patient should never miss their dose. Lioresal should be taken one or two months for effective result.

Brand Name - Lioresal

Generic Name - Baclofen

  • Back pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Increased salivation
  • Muscle weakness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Brand Name - Lioresal

Generic Name - Baclofen

Precaution should be taken while using this drug:

  • Avoid the intake of alcohol along with the use of this drug.
  • Do not drive the vehicles after the intake of this drug as it may produce drowsiness.
  • Do not stop suddenly of this drug it may produce some side effects.
  • Patients who are above the age of 65 should consult with a doctor before using this drug.