LIOFEN XL 10MG CAPSULE

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Composition for LIOFEN 10MG CAPSULE ER

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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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₹14.7/capsule er
10 capsule er in 1 strip
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Substitutes for LIOFEN

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of LIOFEN CAPSULE ER

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Uses of LIOFEN CAPSULE ER

Liofen xl 10mg capsule is used for muscle relaxation and hiccups.
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Side effects of LIOFEN CAPSULE ER

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 CAPSULE ER

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 Liofen xl 10mg capsule with food.

How LIOFEN CAPSULE ER works

Liofen xl 10mg capsule works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on LIOFEN CAPSULE ER

Expert advice for LIOFEN CAPSULE ER

  • Baclofen can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Baclofen, 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 XL 10MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Liofen xl 10mg capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Liofen xl 10mg capsule 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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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 ER, NYCI 100MG TABLET, LITHOCAP 300MG CAPSULE, NIQ 200MG TABLET DT

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for LIOFEN 10MG CAPSULE ER

Frequently asked questions for Baclofen

Q. Is baclofen an NSAID/pain-killer/muscle-relaxant?
No. Baclofen is not a pain-killer or an NSAID. It is a centrally acting muscle relaxant
Q. Is baclofen addictive?
No. Baclofen is not addictive
Q. Is baclofen the same as Soma/Flexeril?
No. Baclofen is not the same as Soma (carisoprodol) or Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine). However, all of these drugs are muscle relaxants used for the same indications
Q. Is baclofen safe?
Yes. Baclofen is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is baclofen a narcotic or controlled substance?
No. Baclofen is not a narcotic or a controlled substance
Q. Can I take baclofen with Percocet/Xanax/tramadol/Norco/Cymbalta/Motrin/naproxen?
Baclofen if taken with Percocet (acetaminophen plus oxycodone)/Norco (acetaminophen plus hydrocodone), cymbalta (duloxetine), Xanax (alprazolam) or tramadol can increase the side-effects such as dizziness, sedation and difficulties in concentration. Baclofen can be taken with naproxen or Motrin (ibuprofen) if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Can I take baclofen for backache/toothache or menstrual cramps?
Baclofen is effective in the treatment of acute back pains. But, it is not used for relieving toothache or menstrual cramps
Q. Does baclofen have sulfa/aspirin in it?
No. Baclofen does not contain sulfa or aspirin
Q. Does baclofen cause tiredness/drowsiness/low blood pressure?
Yes. Baclofen may cause tiredness, drowsiness or low blood pressure. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. How long can I take baclofen for?
It is advisable to take baclofen for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking the drug without consulting your doctor
Q. Does baclofen cause erectile dysfunction?
Baclofen may rarely cause symptoms of erectile dysfunction and impotence. Consult your doctor if you experience these symptoms.
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