food interaction for LIORESAL
alcohol interaction for LIORESAL
pregnancy interaction for LIORESAL
lactation interaction for LIORESAL
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.
SALT INFORMATION for LIORESAL
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for LIORESALNo substitutes found
- Dr. M. K. SinghMBBS, MD
- Dr. Prabhat Kumar JhaMBBS, MD
- Dr. Sushila KatariaMBBS, MD, Diploma
- Dr. R. S. RawatMBBS, MD
- Dr. P. R. AryanMBBS, Diploma
Expert advice for LIORESAL
- If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
- If you have stomach ulcer.
- If you have porphyria (an inherited condition causing blisters, abdominal pain and brain or nervous system disorders).
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
- If you are taking medicines to lower your blood pressure or taking diuretics (drugs increasing urine output) or pain killers.
- If you require any surgery (which may need administration of anesthetics).
Frequently asked questions for LIORESAL
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.