Baclofen is used for treating spasm of skeletal muscles, muscle clonus, cramping of muscles, rigidity, spinal cord injury and pain caused by disorders such as multiple sclerosis.
Common use Baclofen is used for treating spasm of skeletal muscles, muscle clonus, cramping of muscles, rigidity, spinal cord injury and pain caused by disorders such as multiple sclerosis. Baclofen acts by relaxing skeletal muscles, the muscles that move the skeleton (and also called striated muscle).
Dosage and direction Take Baclofen exactly as it was prescribed by your doctor. Do not take the medication in larger doses, or take it for long time. Take this medicine by mouth with a drink of water. Swallow it. The usual initial dose of Baclofen for adults is 5 mg given three times daily. The dose can be increased by 15 mg every three days to a maximum of 80 mg/day in divided doses.
Missed dose If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Overdose If you think you have taken too much of this medicine you should immediately contact a poison control center or emergency room.
Storage Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed and out of children.
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