Baclofen Tablets 10 mg

Baclofen tablets 10 mg are a medication used to treat muscle spasms and spasticity. Baclofen is a medicine that helps relax muscles and belongs to a group of similar medicines. Each tablet contains 10 mg of baclofen as the active ingredient.

The tablets are typically taken orally, swallowed whole with water, and can be taken with or without food. The dosage and frequency of administration will be determined by the prescribing healthcare professional based on the individual's condition and response to treatment.

Baclofen works by acting on the central nervous system to inhibit the activity of certain nerve signals that cause muscle spasms. It helps to relax and reduce muscle stiffness, allowing for improved movement and function.

This medication is commonly prescribed for conditions such as multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, and other neurological disorders that cause muscle spasticity.


How to use Baclofen Tablets 10 mg

 Make sure to follow the instructions on your medicine bottle and read any papers that come with it. Sometimes, your doctor may give you a different amount of medicine to take.

  • Shake the liquid medicine before using it.

  • Use the provided measuring tool to measure the correct amount of medicine. Don’t use a kitchen spoon.

  • Empty the whole packet of oral granules into your mouth and dissolve them by shaking or swallowing them as a whole with or without any liquid.

  • You can also put the granules in liquids like milk or apple juice or in soft foods like apple sauce, yogurt, or pudding.

  • The small pieces can also be put into a tube that goes into the stomach. If you don't understand these directions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

  • If you're still feeling sick or your symptoms get worse, call your doctor.

  • If you suddenly stop taking baclofen, you might feel bad. Check with your doctor before you stop taking your medication.

  • Keep the medicine at room temperature in a dry and cool place. You should get rid of Fleqsuvy two months after you first open it.

  • Keep Baclofen Tablets in the fridge, don't put them in the freezer.


Benefits of Baclofen Tablets 10 mg

Baclofen Tablets have various benefits. Here are the advantages:

  • It relieves muscle spasticity &  stiffness

  • It helps in reducing muscle pain connected with certain medical conditions

  • It improves mobility and quality of life for those suffering from certain medical conditions


Side Effects of Baclofen Tablets 10 mg


Some of the side effects of Baclofen Tablets 10mg are

  • Drowsiness

  • Fatigue

  • Weakness

  • Nausea or vomiting.

  • Diarrhea.

  • Headaches.

  • Problems in sleeping.

  • Dry mouth.

  • Rapid heartbeat.

  • Problems with urination.

  • Confusion or difficulty thinking clearly.

  • Mood or behavior changes

  • Skin rash or hives

  • Pallor or discoloration of the face or body

  • When your throat or another part of your body gets bigger than normal

  • Wheezing or coughing

  • Hoarse voice

  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing

  • Stomach cramps

  • The feeling of impending doom


Precautions of Baclofen Tablets 10 mg


The following are some of the precautions to be aware of when taking Baclofen Tablets 10mg -

  • Baclofen Tablets 10mg may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or vision problems, so it is important not to drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how the medication affects you.

  • Drinking alcohol while taking Baclofen Tablets 10mg can increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, and impaired coordination.

  • Baclofen Tablets 10mg should be used with caution in patients with a history of seizures or kidney disease.

  • Abruptly stopping Baclofen Tablets 10mg use after long-term treatment can lead to withdrawal symptoms, including hallucinations and seizures.

  • Baclofen Tablets 10mg should not be used in patients who are allergic to baclofen.

  • Adults usually should start taking 5mg medicine three times a day, with a half tablet each time, 6 to 8 hours apart.

  • It is best to take baclofen pills with or after eating.

  • You might need to keep taking baclofen for a while to help stop muscle spasms from happening.

  • If you forget your medicine, take it when you remember. If it's almost time for your next dose and you missed one, skip it and take the next one like normal.

  • Don't take two doses together. Do not take more medicine if you forget to take it on time.