Lioresal 10 mg
Lioresal is an analogue of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). It is used to treat stiffness, rigidity and tension in muscles (spasticity). Lioresal helps to relieve spasms and cramping of muscles. It is also used to treat symptoms of multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injury. Active ingredient present in Lioresal is Baclofen.
Take Lioresal by mouth with a glass of water, with or without food. Take the drug only as prescribed because dosage and schedule may vary depending on your condition and other factors. Avoid cutting, crushing or chewing this medicine. Do not take Lioresal more often than it is prescribed. Do not give up taking it except on the advice of your doctor. It may need time for the medicine to help. Consult your doctor concerning proper dose for you.
Before taking Lioresal tell your doctor or chemist if you are allergic to it; or if you have other allergies. Inform your doctor or chemist if you have bipolar confusion, eye, liver or kidney problems. Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking while being treated with Lioresal. Caution is advised while using Lioresal by pregnant/nursing women or children. Aged people can be more sensitive to side effects of the medicine. During the pregnancy this treatment should be used only when strongly necessary. As Lioresal can be absorbed by skin, women who are pregnant or may become pregnant should not manipulate this medicine.
Lioresal should not be used by patients having demonstrated a reaction of hypersensitivity to Baclofen.
The most common side effects are skin rash, itching or hives, chest pain, headache, nausea, etc. A very serious allergic reaction rarely occurs. Many people using Lioresal do not have serious side effects. Turn to your doctor or pharmacist for more details. In case you notice the effects not listed here, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have missed your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you see that it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take your dose twice. If you think you have used too much of this medicine seek emergency medical attention right away. The symptoms of overdose usually include chest pain, nausea, irregular heartbeat, and feeling light-headed or fainting.
Store Lioresal at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store your drugs in the bathroom. Keep all drugs away from reach of children and pets.
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