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Baclotop 10 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Baclotop Tablet

Baclotop 10 Tablet is used for muscle relaxation. It provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, or injury to the head, brain or spine.

Baclotop 10 Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with or after food. Do not stop taking it suddenly without discussing with your doctor.

Fatigue, dizziness, drowsiness and weakness are some of the side effects that might be seen on taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if you have a history of liver or kidney disease.

Uses of Baclotop Tablet

Baclotop Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness

How to use Baclotop 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. Baclotop 10 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Baclotop Tablet works

Baclotop 10 Tablet is a muscle relaxant. It works on the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm maintaining the strength of the muscles. This relieves pain and improves movement of muscles.

Baclotop Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Baclotop 10 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Baclotop 10 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Baclotop 10 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Baclotop 10 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Baclotop 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Baclotop 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Baclotop 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Baclotop 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Baclotop Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Baclotop 10 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Baclotop 10 Tablet provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.
  • Take it with or after food or a glass of milk.
  • Baclotop 10 Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Baclotop 10 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Baclotop with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycolith
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Baclotop

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Getting nerve pain from brain to right foot. Sometimes pain is so severe that I can't walk also . Doctor suggested me myospaz muscle relaxation medicine and it worked. But after that also periodically in every 15 days m getting minor pain . I work in night shifts also for 10 days in every two months and pain is more when I do night shifts.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Try duzela 30 mg daily
Road accident. Now cured. Is physiotherapy mandatory after removal of POP??Sir, I met with road accident exactly 63 days ago. Now POP is removed. Still can't walk without walking aid. Doctor told physiotherapy is not required. And not suggested any exercises also for muscle relaxation. Sir, please suggest me , whether I should consult another doctor or exercises not always mandatory
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Physiotherapy is not mandatory Home exercises are needed for all cases
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FAQs

Q. Can Baclotop make you sleepy?

Yes, Baclotop can cause sleepiness. It can make a person dizzy due to its sedative effect. It can also affect vision and therefore you should avoid driving and using heavy machinery until and unless you know how Baclotop affects you.

Q. Does Baclotop help anxiety?

Though Baclotop is not approved to treat anxiety disorders, it has been observed in some studies that it is effective in treating stress which occurs after a trauma.

Q. Can I take Baclotop if I have a liver problem?

If you have a liver problem then you need to be cautious while taking Baclotop. This is because the medicine may increase the production of liver enzymes. Hence, regular laboratory examination of liver enzymes is required while taking this medicine as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Baclotop have any effect on kidneys?

Baclotop may cause side effects in patients with normal kidney function which include excessive day time urination (pollakiuria), burning sensation while urinating (dysuria), and loss of bladder control (urinary incontinence). Generally, a low dose of Baclotop is prescribed if a person has abnormally functioning kidneys or if a person is on dialysis.

Q. How should Baclotop be taken?

Take Baclotop exactly as directed by your doctor. If a person experiences nausea while taking Baclotop then it should be consumed with food or milk. However, for night cramps, it would be best to use the medicine at night time or 1 hour before doing specific tasks like physiotherapy or washing.

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References
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