Muscle spasms:

Indications for: Baclofen

Spasticity associated with MS and spinal cord injury or disease.

Adult Dosage:

Initially 5mg 3 times daily. Increase in increments of 5mg 3 times daily every 3 days if needed; up to max 80mg daily. Use lowest dose possible.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

Baclofen Warnings/Precautions:

Beneficial spasticity. Stroke. Epilepsy. Avoid abrupt cessation. Impaired renal function. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Baclofen Classification:

Muscle relaxant (central).

Baclofen Interactions:

Additive CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants.

Adverse Reactions:

Transient drowsiness, confusion, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, headache, hypotension, nausea, increased urinary frequency; seizures and hallucinations on abrupt withdrawal.


Formerly known under the brand names Kemstro, Lioresal.

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