Bacfen 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Bacfen 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation, Hiccups
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
51.8
₹5.18/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Bacfen Tablet

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Uses of Bacfen Tablet

Bacfen 5mg Tablet is used for muscle relaxation and hiccups.
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Side effects of Bacfen Tablet

Common

Confusion, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Weakness, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Convulsion, Dry mouth, Stomach upset, Shortness of breath, Decreased blood pressure.

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How to use Bacfen Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Bacfen 5mg Tablet with food.

How Bacfen Tablet works

Bacfen 5mg tablet works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on Bacfen Tablet

Expert advice for Bacfen Tablet

  • Bacfen can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Bacfen, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Bacfen 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Bacfen 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bacfen 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Bacfen 5mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human st
udies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Bacfen 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Bacfen 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bacfen 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Bacfen 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bacfen 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Twinease 200mg Tablet, Nyci 100mg Tablet, Lithocap 300mg Capsule, Niq 200mg Tablet DT

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Bacfen 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Baclofen

No. Bacfen is not a pain-killer or an NSAID. It is a centrally acting muscle relaxant.
No. Bacfen is not addictive and has not shown any habit forming potential.
Yes. Bacfen is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.
No. Bacfen is not a narcotic or a controlled substance. It is available from a pharmacy on providing a valid prescription from a doctor.
Bacfen is effective in the treatment of acute back pains. But, it is not used for relieving toothache or menstrual cramps.
No. Bacfen does not contain sulfa or aspirin.
It is advisable to take Bacfen for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking the drug without consulting your doctor
Bacfen may rarely cause symptoms of erectile dysfunction and impotence. Consult your doctor if you experience these symptoms.
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