Baclof 25 Mg
|US Brand Name||Lioresal|
|Manufacture||Intas Pharmaceuticals, India|
About the brand
Baclof 25 is brand of Intas Pharmaceuticals. Intas Pharmaceuticals - a leading name in healthcare - offers wide range of formulations from tablets to injectable to capsules to newer drugs globally.
About the drug Baclof 25
Baclof 25 is brand having salt Baclofen in 25 mg strength. Baclof is a skeletal muscle relaxant and is used to treat skeletal muscle spasms, including cramps caused due to muscle injuries, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries caused due to accidents or diseases associated with spinal cord. It is drug of choice for above-mentioned conditions. The drug is indeed a pain reliever and muscle relaxer.
Manufacturer of Baclof 25
Baclof 25 is manufactured by Intas Pharmaceuticals in India.
Strengths and Dosage of Baclof 25
Baclof 25 as the name suggests is available in strength of 25 mg containing the salt baclofen used for muscle relaxation.
US brand equivalent to Baclof 25
Lioresal, Lioresal Intrathecal are the brands available in US markets equivalent to Baclof 25 manufactured in India.
Uses of Baclofen, the salt in Baclof 25
1. Muscle Injuries
3. Spinal Cord Injuries
4. Multiple Sclerosis
5. Muscle spasms, pain and stiffness
How Baclof 25 works?
Baclof 25 having salt baclofen is basically GABAB receptor agonist. Thus, it blocks the excitatory neurotransmitter transmission which leads to spasms and spasticity. Thus, through its blockage activity, baclofen works as a skeletal muscle relaxant and provides relief to the body from pain.
How to take Baclof – 25?
Baclof 25 shall be taken with a glass of water with or without food. However, it is best to take it with food. Do not repeat the dose apart from directed by your doctor, or else overdose of the drug will result in adverse side effects. Thus, it may cause complications later on hence it’s advisable to take the medicine as per prescription only.
Baclof 25 having salt baclofen shall be taken as directed by your doctor. It is strictly a prescription based medicine and shall be taken as prescribed.
How long Baclof- 25 should be continued?
Baclof 25 is prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will advise you upon continuing usage of baclofen present in Baclof 25. Follow your doctor’s direction completely and do not overdose or take it on your own without specified prescription.
Dose of Baclof 25 missed?
Take the dose immediately as and when you remember that you have missed the dose. Consult your doctor for further details and prescriptions.
Drug Interactions for Baclofen
Total of more than 700 drug interactions have been reported with use of baclofen. It has been found to interact with zolpidem, levothyroxine, diazepam, pregabalin esomeprazole etc.
When NOT to take Baclof 25
Do not take Baclofen the salt present in Baclof 25, if you are allergic to any of the constituents present in the drug. Avoid taking it with alcoholic beverages.
If you are taking alcohol, avoid taking Baclof 25.
If you are on prescription of medicines which interact with baclofen avoid taking baclof 25 straight away.
Side effects / Adverse Effects of Baclof 25
Baclof – 25 is a prescription medicine, hence taking it without doctor’s consultation may result in complications. However, if you are on dose of Baclof – 25 you may experience, dizziness, fatigue and difficulty in sleeping as some side effects to the medicine dosage.
Overdose side effects of the Baclofen or Baclof 25
Baclofen present in Baclof 25 is a strong muscle relaxant. Overdose of the drug may result in side effects like weakness of muscles, dizziness etc. It also results in seizures or hallucinations, difficulty in breathing etc.one must look forward to an immediate medical help upon overdose of Baclof 25.
General information about Baclof 25
It is purely a prescription medicine; hence take it as directed by your physician. If you are on other drugs inform your doctor straight away. Avoid taking it with alcohol.