Liofen 40mg Capsule XL

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Composition for Liofen 40mg Capsule XL

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Liofen Capsule XL

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Uses of Liofen Capsule XL

Liofen 40mg Capsule XL is used for muscle relaxation
It treats muscle spasms which may occur in diseases affecting the nervous system, such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, or injury to head, brain or spine.
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Side effects of Liofen Capsule XL

Common

Sleepiness, Nausea.

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How to use Liofen Capsule XL

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. Liofen 40mg Capsule XL is to be taken with food.

How Liofen Capsule XL works

Liofen 40mg capsule xl is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.

In Depth Information on Liofen Capsule XL

Expert advice for Liofen Capsule XL

  • Liofen can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Liofen, 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 Liofen 40mg Capsule XL
Alcohol
CAUTION
Liofen 40mg Capsule XL may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Liofen 40mg Capsule XL 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
Liofen 40mg Capsule XL is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an studies 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
Liofen 40mg Capsule XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Liofen 40mg Capsule XL should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Liofen 40mg Capsule XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Liofen 40mg Capsule XL should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Liofen 40mg Capsule XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Baclofen, 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Liofen 40mg Capsule XL

Frequently asked questions for Baclofen

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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