ABOUT THE DRUG:
Baclofen is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Liofen Tablets. Baclofen belongs to a group of medicines called muscle relaxants and is an antispastic agent used for the relief of muscle spasms, cramping or tightness.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Baclofen is used in the treatment of spasm of skeletal muscles. It is also used to treat cerebral palsy, diseases of the spinal cord, meningitis, motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebrovascular accidents, and other diseases or injuries that affect the brain and central nervous system.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
This drug consists of Baclofen. Baclofen is related to gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), which is a natural occurring neurotransmitter in the brain. It is believed that Baclofen, acts like a GABA that blocks the activity of nerves within the part of the brain that controls the contraction and relaxation of skeletal muscle. This medicine blocks the nerve signals from muscles at the level of the spinal cord and it may also depress the central nervous system, thus relieves pain and improves muscle movement.
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DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Liofen 10 mg Tablet
Liofen 25 mg Tablet
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DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this active ingredient Baclofenor any other ingredient of the medicine
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
Are breastfeeding women
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have a problem of high blood pressure
Have a history of a stroke or a blood clot
Have liver disease
Skin reactions such as rash, hives, itching
Have any kidney disease
Have an epilepsy or seizures or any mental disorder
Have an ulcer problem
Have rheumatoid arthritis
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two 10 mg tablets to substitute one 20 mg Tablet.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is usually recommended to be taken with the food or snacks. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not break or chew the tablet.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor Immediately.
If you miss a dose of Baclofen, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LIOFEN 10MG:
Frequently Passing Urine
Loss Of Muscle Coordination
Loss Of Appetite
Difficulty Breathing, And Seizure
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: Alcohol, Sleeping pills, Tranquilizers, Muscle relaxants, Vitamins. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interaction. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even someone is having same symptoms that you are having
Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature