Liofen 500mcg Injection

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Liofen 500mcg Injection

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation, Hiccups
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹78.85/Injection
20 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Liofen Injection

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Uses of Liofen Injection

Liofen 500mcg Injection is used for Muscle relaxation and Hiccups.
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Side effects of Liofen Injection

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 Liofen Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Liofen Injection works

Liofen 500mcg injection works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on Liofen Injection

Expert advice for Liofen Injection

  • 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 500mcg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Liofen 500mcg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Liofen 500mcg Injection 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
CAUTION
Liofen 500mcg Injection should be used with caution during l
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Liofen 500mcg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Liofen 500mcg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Liofen 500mcg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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 Liofen 500mcg Injection

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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