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  1. Does anyone know of any surgeries that can help with high tone in arms and hands? 13th March 2007
    ... week not including home therapy, she has also been on Baclofen up until the SDR surgery. We have done Botox which...

  2. Botox information 7th February 2007
    ... time). I stopped getting them after I opted to get a baclofen pump put in. From what I remember of the procedure...

  3. 3yr old spastic hemiplegia-Surgery?? 4th February 2007
    ... that your son would benefit from something like a baclofen pump or a selective dorsal rhizotomy, so that the...

  4. Baclofen pump problems?? 7th January 2007
    ... son is 14 has cerbral palsy (spastic quad) & had the baclofen pump put in April 2006. It is now Jan 2007, sinc Nov ... and is very social. He could not tolerate the oral baclofen , so we got the pump and its worked great til now....
    ... Those type of symptoms don't sound consistent with the baclofen pump. I am 39 and had one placed last June, and though ... human body. She suspects a psychotic reaction to the baclofen and recommends taking your son to a psychiatrist,...
    ... a son with CP who is your son's age. He is not on baclofen , but showing some of those same behaviors. I've known...

  5. Do spasms get worse as you get older? 6th January 2007
    ... pronounced in the knee area. I'm ambulatory with a baclofen pump. I'm not receiving any other form of therapy ... . Has there been any studies on whether the baclofen pump causes (or aids in) muscle loss? I don't have...

  6. Does it truly not get worse? 10th November 2006
    ... trust you know what I'm talking about! I had a Baclofen pump implanted in 1998 and that has done wonders for ... feel free to ask anything about the above mentioned Baclofen pump. :)...

  7. I Finally Let My Sister Know About the Startle Reflex 10th October 2006
    ... matter. Ay yi yi. There is something called baclofen that helps reduce spasticity, but from what I've read ... Jello. [Taken out of this post.] Anyway. Dosages of Baclofen need to be increased constantly, because the body ... my family, she should know. I'm sure my info about baclofen isn't 100% accurate, but I just told her what I know...
    ... might mention it to your brother as well. I take Baclofen , and my understanding when I started it was that it ... added 5mg every week to "adjust" to it. I think Baclofen is worth at least asking a doctor about it in relation...
    ... to a neuro or a physiatrist to find out more about baclofen , because I've just been gathering info from various ... much authority they have. Also, I may have confused baclofen with SDR in regards to not being able to walk from...
    ... spasticity is correct! That's why I got turned down for baclofen and most likely all further ortho surgeries. My hamstrings...

  8. meds- baclofen 26th August 2006
    ... normal i believe- at least thats what happened to me - Baclofen takes a while to get into your blood stream. Amber...

  9. C.P. mild, had it all my life, I am 45. 13th August 2006
    ... I use Baclofen , which I'm pretty sure is a muscle relaxant. I think...
    ... I use Baclofen , which I'm pretty sure is a muscle relaxant. I think ... never act on it. Anyway I told him that I was taking Baclofen and he told me it's not for CPers. He said it wouldn...
    ... friends who are Pharmacists. They've told me that Baclofen is contraindicated for CP....
    ... Bulkhead, did your friend tell you why is Baclofen contraindicated for CP? I took it at 12 and 16...
    ... friends who are Pharmacists. They've told me that Baclofen is contraindicated for CP. That's interesting. ... a lot about CP. Plus, then how do you explain the Baclofen pump? :) And the Baclofen doesn't totally eliminate...
    ... agents also cause sedation and improve anxiety (5). Baclofen has been widely used for spasticity since 1967. Most ... fatigue. Tolerance to the medication may develop. Baclofen must be slowly weaned to prevent withdrawal effects ... Patients report less muscle weakness from tizanidine than baclofen or diazepam. When combined with baclofen, tizanidine ... drugs. If tizanidine is prescribed in conjunction with baclofen or benzodiazepines, the patient will experience possible...
    ... this is the first time I've read that baclofen isn't supposed to be used for CP. I mean, I know it ... doesn't work for everyone, but with the baclofen pump being such a common treatment it doesn't really...
    ... friends who are Pharmacists. They've told me that Baclofen is contraindicated for CP. For some people with ... CP, baclofen is good; for others it is not. What I have heard ... muscles. So if you take away the spasticity (with baclofen in this case) the person is no longer able to walk ... and that puts them in a less able position. So, the baclofen , kind of did something not so great... Maybe this...
    ... zanaflex), which works rather well for me. I was offered baclofen but they (docs) decided that the sedative effects...
    ... Bulkhead, did your friend tell you why is Baclofen contraindicated for CP?Kat This was about 15 years...
    ... said the package insert that comes in the bottles of Baclofen actually say that it is contra-indicated for CP. ...

  10. Have ant of you restarted physical therapy after years of not going? 22nd July 2006
    ... I've started again because of the Baclofen pump that was placed six weeks ago. In fact, I am...
    ... routine now though it takes nearly an hour. Between the Baclofen pump and stretching, I am definitely noticing a difference...

  11. cerebal palsy and weight issues 18th July 2006
    ... Oh no, Steffers! I just had the Baclofen pump put in 4 weeks ago, reducing a great deal of...
    ... Oh no, Steffers! I just had the Baclofen pump put in 4 weeks ago, reducing a great deal of ... know much about methods of reducing spasticity, this Baclofen pump sounds like a something that I could see myself...
    ... is in my fridge for lunch today. Mceestix, the Baclofen pump is about the size of a hockey puck and is under ... from the pump to the T5 region of my spinal cord. Baclofen is constantly released in micrograms (100 per day...
    ... by any means. Feel free to ask any ?s about the Baclofen pump. :)...

  12. Hey Everyone - Update! 14th July 2006
    ... dog is doing great (Quincy). I was finally put on Baclofen Oral. 20mg twice daily. The Dr. wants me up to 80mg...

  13. Baclofen Pump 1st July 2006
    ... The stastistics say that the Baclofen pump works in about 87% of patients with CP, so there...

  14. CP and having children 3rd June 2006
    ... taking that chance. Btw, b/c of the catheter for my Baclofen pump some drs. were concerned about the spinal block...

  15. I Need Help getting my kid to sleep 12th April 2006
    ... up and check their muscle tightness for cramps. The baclofen pump has helped greatly for this. 6. If they are...

  16. Advise for my 7 year old 27th March 2006
    ... service our son received there. Our son has taken Baclofen for several years and never had Botox. He has been...

  17. Startle Reflex... 22nd March 2006
    ... whole time.... ::sigh:: My neurologist prescribed baclofen and said it should help with the startle reflex (it...
    ... take and meds and he has a startle reflex. I take Baclofen , but I don't need it for spasms : my dr. prescribed ... I could DEFINATELY tell the difference. With the Baclofen some noises don't scare me, and even when I do jump...
    ... My doctor prescribed me Baclofen for my muscle spasms a couple of years ago but my ... really work for the startle reflex in any way and is Baclofen the only medication you've heard to help with the...
    ... other side effects he would have. So he doesn't think Baclofen would be good for him. Also, he takes a herb called...
    ... it's considered myoclonus (good ole spastisity). Baclofen helps with that a TON....
    ... reflex, as well. I had been taking 20 mg of oral Baclofen 4 times/day for years. It never helped that much. ... By the way, one thing you should know about Baclofen is that if you stop it suddenly and/or forget to take ... Dantrolene). The Dantrium helped way more than the Baclofen ever did. Then about 3 1/2 years ago, I decided to ... get a trial for Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy. This involved a spinal procedure where they ... needle (like an epidural) to put a small amount of Baclofen into your spinal fluid. In the spine, Baclofen works ... comparison, the trial dosage for this is 20 micrograms of Baclofen . (That’s micrograms, i.e. 1/1000th of a mg.) The ... combination of the trial dosage, my oral Baclofen , and the dosage of Dantrium I was on at the time left ... brakes! A few weeks later, I went ahead and got a Baclofen pump. This device is about the size of a hockey puck ... spinal cavity. The pump automatically dispenses the Baclofen into your spinal fluid. They refill the pump with ... take any medicines except for pain medicine and the Baclofen pump. My spasticity was surprisingly manageable, but ... your spasticity. It takes some time to get the Baclofen pump dosage adjusted properly for any given individual ... the startle reflex. Also, the majority of them take Baclofen , and it doesn’t seem to do much for the startle reflex ... for them either. Some of them have Baclofen pumps, and that does seem to help somewhat with the...
    ... if I'd be able to walk (independently) if I had a Baclofen pump?" one day and my mom said I can't get one because ... .she said the doctors told her it's either SDR or Baclofen pump, not both. That's great it works for you though ... ! When I need a refill on my Baclofen prescription I will have to go to a new neurologist ... to the pediatric one anymore...so seeing as how my Baclofen was just for startle reflex and not spasms I'll ask...
    ... don't have much tone, you probably don't need the Baclofen pump anyway. The Dantrium might still be helpful,...
    ... surgeries that have weakened the muscles. If I had SDR (or baclofen or botox) I wouldn't be able to walk because I'd be...

  18. Botox For CP? Where & How? 12th March 2006
    ... any meds but you can give a try to muscle relaxers ( Baclofen , e.g.). Kat, spastic diplegic...
    ... any meds but you can give a try to muscle relaxers ( Baclofen , e.g.). Kat, spastic diplegic Can anyone suggest...
    ... My neurologist gave me Baclofen ...

  19. Wanting surgery for my CP 6th March 2006
    ... pointed outwards. As I have aged, I've had to take baclofen to help with my spasticity, but it is not having as...

  20. Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy 25th January 2006
    ... more nerves. And I think it's an alternative to the baclofen pump, which has a lot of negatives. Good luck,...
    ... manage the spasticity afterwards. We comparing SDR to baclofen pump. It's so tough to know what to do. Where are...
    ... needed to be done later. I'm really trying to avoid the baclofen pump and he was really pushing that. BSJones ...
    ... option. The orthopedic DRs were strongly suggesting the baclofen pump after lots of ortho surgery from hips down to...

  21. question about baclofen pumpp?????? 6th January 2006
    ... My boyfriend, Patrick, is almost 27. He got a baclofen pump many years ago, when they were first coming out...
    ... I've had a Baclofen pump for 8 yrs. I never want to go back to life w...
    ... [QUOTE=NeiceOfRuth;2648217]I've had a Baclofen pump for 8 yrs. I never want to go back to life w...
    ... gradually since age 30 and my wife and I thought the baclofen pump would help. I traded a lot of strength for the ... I'm too skinny now). I reached my highest level of baclofen just after Thanksgiving (173 mcgs) and since then...

  22. Baclofen Query 21st December 2005
    ... liver function studies done twice a year while taking Baclofen and goes to PT weekly. Wishing you well - Barbara...
    ... Thanks Barbara, I am certainly finding the Baclofen good. I am on 40 mg at the moment and am working towards...
    ... I tried Baclofen a few years ago and it did nothing but make me drowsy ... to drive. I didn't like it. My wife mentioned a Baclofen pump last week. She works for a gastroneurologist...

  23. ::sigh:: 24th October 2005
    ... drink that much, so I'm pretty sure it was from the Baclofen I take, since it says on the bottle "WARNING: Alcohol...

  24. Back spams anyone? 27th June 2005
    ... week I take 10mgs of valuim in addition to my 80mg of Baclofen regularly. I am not as bad as a friend of mine but...

  25. Hamstring Surgery 6th June 2005
    ... to a nurse at my clinic a few weeks ago about the baclofen pump. She said one of the side effects they see in...

  26. daughter with CP in pain, help 4th June 2005
    ... That helps as well. I take 60 mgs./day of oral baclofen . This actually makes independent stretching possible...
    ... It helps some. I want to know more about the Oral baclofen you take. I do have plans to get her into message...

  27. I want to learn to adapt 23rd May 2005
    ... have quite a strong startle reflex. I also take oral baclofen , which pretty much keeps it under control. But, when ... I learned how to drive, I wasn't taking baclofen . I keep the radio on all the time when I'm in the...

  28. For those who read my posts 20th May 2005
    ... regarding my muscle tightness. I told him my current baclofen dosage wasn't working so he prescribe a higher dosage...

  29. CP-related sleep problems? 18th May 2005
    ... Type A personality. I take about 20 mgs. of oral baclofen at night before bed, and it does take the edge off...
    ... until I've given Melatonin a try. Is Noah taking oral Baclofen at all? I'm wondering if this needs to be increased...
    ... nsm, Noah does not take baclofen . Do you find that helpful? I like that idea about...

  30. inversion table? 22nd April 2005
    ... table, but like you do have alot of back pain. Oral baclofen helps, a gentle massage therapist, the chiropractor...
    ... Sometimes helps more, sometimes less... I took oral baclofen when I was about 12 and 16 for a short time (a couple...

  31. Hello, I am new here 21st April 2005
    ... recomend having it done. Also does anyone have the Baclofen pump? Any opinions? Thank you so much for your time...
    ... s a walker. But, AFOs will help this. On to the baclofen pump. Like all other therapies and treatments for ... question, which remains to be answered, is how much baclofen over time is too much? If you commit to the pump...
    ... about it. We go to see him on the 18th of May. On the Baclofen pump we were thinking this would be good for him because ... power chair due to his tightness. He was taking oral baclofen and we saw some improvement but that didn't last long...
    ... On the Baclofen pump we were thinking this would be good for him because ... issues I was referring to when I replied about the baclofen pump. Depending on placement of the catheter, he ... your time to talk to the doc about this. I take oral baclofen too, and I know ecactly what you're saying..... 55...

  32. baclofen therapy 14th March 2005
    ... ------------------------------------------ The baclofen pump, or intrathecal baclofen therapy (ITB) is one ... from the pump into the spinal cord. The pump delivers baclofen directly into the spinal cord to relieve spasticity ... greater in the lower extremities than in the arms. Baclofen can also be taken orally, but when given intrathecally ... effects from ITB are generally less than with oral baclofen , and many people decide to start ITB because oral ... baclofen 's side effects are intolerable. When they occur, side ... your health care provider to deliver more or less baclofen at certain times a day (for example more at night ... admitted into the hospital and given a test bolus of baclofen via spinal tap. If the results are favorable, surgery ... The catheter can kink or dislodge, interfearing with baclofen delivery. The pump can malfunction resulting in an ... medication into the spinal cord, withdrawl can result. Baclofen withdrawl is extremely serious, and can cause organ...

  33. Any Solutions 16th February 2005
    ... week. Medication isn't for every body, but oral baclofen has really helped me. You might want to ask a doctor...
    ... I so wish all of you could see what a difference a baclofen pump has made in my daughter's life. Even though ... not ready or able to do it at the present time. Baclofen comes in a pill form, but it usually takes too large...
    ... with the pump. NJenn ~~26, spastic diplegic, oral baclofen user, who manages her spasticity by stretching and...
    ... I don´t know - I was suggested being put on oral Baclofen because of the spasms, but I somehow do not feel like...
    ... I so wish all of you could see what a difference a baclofen pump has made in my daughter's life. Even though ... the pump again. Could you explain to me what a Baclofen pump is. I have never heard of it, only on healthboards...
    ... The baclofen pump, or intrathecal baclofen therapy (ITB) is one spasticity management tool for ... the pump into the spinal cord. The pump delivers baclofen directly into the spinal cord to relieve spasticity ... greater in the lower extremities than in the arms. Baclofen can also be taken orally, but when given intrathecally ... effects from ITB are generally less than with oral baclofen , and many people decide to start ITB because oral ... baclofen 's side effects are intolerable. When they occur, ... your health care provider to deliver more or less baclofen at certain times a day (for example more at night ... admitted into the hospital and given a test bolus of baclofen via spinal tap. If the results are favorable, surgery ... The catheter can kink or dislodge, interfearing with baclofen delivery. The pump can malfunction resulting in an ... medication into the spinal cord, withdrawl can result. Baclofen withdrawl is extremely serious, and can cause organ...
    ... I have to thank you NJenn for the insight on the baclofen pump. Since reading what you wrote and then examining...
    ... about the tightness and gave me a prescription for the baclofen pills. I have been taking them for a few days now...
    ... If so, I encourage you to go back to him again. Baclofen is a maintainence drug. You really can't start or...
    ... I'm really perplexed as to why he would prescribe baclofen "as needed". It's not like taking Tylenol for a headache ... doctor gave me a nice little lecture about not stopping baclofen just because I felt like it. When I first started...
    ... NJenn I looked on the bottle as promised and the baclofen dosage is 10mg. I will talk to the neurologist about ... problem. I am going to wait it out and see how the baclofen works overtime and see if it makes my legs feel better ... surgery anymore. In other words I am going to give baclofen a chance to work before I take a drastic measures ... I have tried to start a set schedule for taking baclofen since reading your post, hopefully I can keep it up...

  34. Hello! New to this board... 9th February 2005
    ... medication. The other hasn't had surgery but it is on baclofen or something of the like. Is one "milder" than the...
    ... Mom to 4--You certainly are busy. I'm 43 and take Baclofen for the spasticity. Take at night if it makes you ... Minn. You'll need a prescription from a doc for the baclofen . Neurologists can also be knowledgeable. If you...

  35. Muscle Relaxer's 31st January 2005
    ... there. Please share your experiences. I've taken baclofen , flexeril, valium and zanaflex for the spasms and ... a little more rigid. Is this common when starting Baclofen ? I've heard some really good things about the Baclofen...
    ... mcard, Since you were seriously considering the baclofen pump you probably know a lot about it already, but ... for the benefits of others, if nothing more. Oral baclofen doesn't cross the blood-brain barrier very well, which ... drowsiness. Lioresal, which is the brand name of the baclofen that is delivered through the baclofen pump, is delivered ... and where spinal taps are performed.) Delivering baclofen right into the intrathecal space is much more effective ... results, without the drowsiness associated with oral baclofen . (Lioresal is measured in micrograms, as opposed ... to oral baclofen , which is measured in milligrams.) That being said ... , intrathecal baclofen might help you, mcard, even though oral baclofen didn ... 't seem to help. Candidates for the baclofen pump are given a "test injection," which is usually ... 50 micrograms. That's alot of intrathecal baclofen to be given at one time (the equivalent of 1200 mcg ... should give a pretty quick indication of whether the baclofen pump will or will not work for candidates. A second ... like the pump. It gives me more relief than oral baclofen did. I don't have to worry about being consistent ... with three daily doses of oral baclofen . I'm getting a steady dose of intrathecal baclofen ... condition with an overdose or an underdose of intrathecal baclofen . Having a "stand-by" supply of oral baclofen or valium ... might not be able to deliver a consistent amount of baclofen , so that is something implantees might want to discuss...
    ... doing so. I've responded reasonably well to oral baclofen : stretching is more comfortable, I now can sit cross ... The thought is that because my response to oral baclofen has been so favorable, the pump could offer even more...
    ... experience higher benefits from the pump versus oral baclofen , since you've responded well to oral baclofen. I...
    ... Jimslade, Thanks for sharing your experiences with the Baclofen pump. I'm going to the Doc in a couple of weeks to...
    ... replaced. At least that's her doc's plan. :) If the baclofen should run low, there is a buzzer that will go off...
    ... I'm currently taking oral baclofen 2 times a day. Sometimes it seems to work and sometimes...

  36. Lordosis 26th January 2005
    ... variety of different muscle relaxors, zanaflex, valium, baclofen , and flexeril to name a few. I can't remember most...

  37. cp symptoms increasing with age 11th January 2005
    ... am on my first (less than a year since implanted) baclofen pump. As the title of this post suggests, I seem ... treat me with oral antispasmodic drugs. Intrathecal Baclofen was then an approved treatment. Botox injections...
    ... using the term "mild" I do not require the use of a baclofen pump. Does this make my CP milder than jimslade? Heck...
    ... therapy. I paid less than $500 out of pocket for my baclofen pump, including the surgery and hospital stay. I...
    ... going to talk with my doctor about reprogramming my baclofen pump to kick up a notch during the night. I've been...
    ... doing an AFO after I get this cast off. I have used Baclofen tabs and Soma tabs for muscle tightness and spasms...
    ... scheduled for another next week. I have not been given baclofen mostly because of the side effects. How are you with...
    ... for the warm welcome. Part of the reason I had the baclofen pump put in was the fact that, like many people, lower ... doses of oral baclofen don't have too much of a relieving effect for me. ... Higher doses of oral baclofen cause a lot of drowsiness for me. Botox injections ... medical community. The neurosurgeon who put in my baclofen pump didn't seem to see a big reason for me to have ... previous neurologist told me he could give me oral baclofen or dantrolene, but couldn't do anything else for me...
    ... left side is the most affected side. I have had the baclofen pump since June 2000. There were complications with...
    ... I'm sorry you've had so many problems with the baclofen pump, sometimes I consider getting it, but I'm not...
    ... 26, spastic diplegic. I've posted a bit about the baclofen pump. I don't have it, but have made a point to research...
    ... I'm happy to report that decreasing the dosage of baclofen has decreased the side effects I was having!...
    ... sleep and fibromyalgia in my case) and Intrathecal Baclofen have a very negative interaction causing memory loss ... late September. My psychiatrist now worries that Baclofen may have anticholinergic properties like many other...
    ... about every journal article out there on both oral baclofen and itb, and don't recall coming across anything about...
    ... the med info on Diclofenac. I've only been on oral Baclofen , which is so... so... Has anyone out there who is...
    ... I'm Nicki, 26, spastic diplegic, who takes oral baclofen as well. I walk with crutches, around the house independen...

  38. Nerve pain after my son's muscle surgery 6th December 2004
    ... Paediatrician yesterday & he is going on the list to have a Baclofen Pump inserted (needs to have the trials,etc first...

  39. Nervous Ticks? 29th November 2004
    ... Baclofen ...I've never heard of it, but now I want to look into...

  40. Botox Anyone? 24th November 2004
    ... to start ITB therapy. Previously I was taking oral baclofen (which I still take on occasion). I received the ... at least in my experience, proved better than oral baclofen ....

  41. Baclofen side effects? 8th November 2004
    ... Alinka, my daughter has been on oral baclofen for about 3 years now, and although it isn't a miracle...
    ... Alinka, I was on Baclofen for about 2 years (20 mg 3 times a day). I didn't...
    ... ih have spacisty and my doctor prescribed baclofen (10mg/3 times a day) I've taken it for almost a whole ... soon. I haven't got any weird sideeffects from taken Baclofen orally. Sasha :)...
    ... i took baclofen and had to stop. something in it caused a allergic...
    ... Baclofen can also sometimes cause your mucus to thicken. If ... risk for choking on their thick flem, produced by the baclofen . this extra mucus can be minimized through taking ... losec tablets along with the baclofen . however, it is different with each person so you ... automatically given other medications along with the baclofen to reduce the side effects that are "considered" highly...
    ... I was afraid to take baclofen when I first started, too. I started taking it in ... days to a week, just give it time. If you decide baclofen is not for you, you must taper down the dose-- don...

  42. What do you do about muscle spasms? 24th October 2004
    ... put me on Zanaflex (which got me really sleepy) & Baclofen (which didn't work at all). Currently, I'm thinking...
    ... put me on Zanaflex (which got me really sleepy) & Baclofen (which didn't work at all). Currently, I'm thinking ... approach to aliviate stress. In regards to Botox and Baclofen , I've tried them both.. I was on Baclofen for about...

  43. Questions 6th October 2004
    ... and I also get spasms in my legs. My doctor gave me Baclofen to calm them down. It works for me pretty good. He...

  44. Botox question? 16th August 2004
    ... groups I have heard very positive things about the Baclofen pump for long term reduction in spasticity. Unfortunately...
    ... KIDSAREGREAT!]Hi I just wanted to add that my son took Baclofen orraly when he was 4years and it was terrible! It ... like DR. JECKEL AND MR. HIDE. We they offered us the baclofen pump, we said NO WAY! He has a friend who has the ... reason, he has been unwilling to even let us try oral Baclofen . We use Tranxene and Gabatril (his seizure med) to...

  45. Surgury 25th May 2004
    ... with left sided spastic hemiplegia. I was offered baclofen as an oral medication but was told it has several...
    ... decision when my son was very young. He first tried the baclofen pills and noticed major side effects so he switched...
    ... situation with my son, however, i do know about the Baclofen pump placed in the lower back. A friend of mine has ... have happened for him! The pump was filled with the Baclofen and placed, as with any medication there is trial...
    ... age 2. I've been searching for informaton on the baclofen pump. Yesterday I visted a young lady who has had...

  46. young and confuzed 14th January 2004
    ... several surgeries on her feet. She also has gotten a baclofen pump and how has a normal gait and do a lot of little...

  47. tight muscles in legs getting worse, help! 23rd December 2003
    ... they aren't sure why. They have told me about the baclofen pump but after a trial for it I have formally decided...
    ... I had a horrible reaction to a small dose of oral baclofen and cannot imagine how I'd fare with the pump. Like...

  48. Cp And Seizures 19th December 2003
    ... of the legs. The drugs used in this case include baclofen which can be taken by mouth or directly instilled...

  49. Baclofen Pump 21st August 2003
    ... year old daughter with cp and we are considering a Baclofen Pump. I would love to know whether you went ahead ... According to our Orthopaedic Consultant our only option is Baclofen . I would love to hear from you Lorena ...

  50. hi mild spastic cp on right side since birth qustion about percocet 11th June 2003
    ... right side i have been on vicodin and valium plus baclofen for a year or so on a regular basis i just switched ... hour after a dose. i take 2mg valium 4 a day and baclofen 20mg 3 a day. how ling does it take to get used...
    ... anti-spastic drugs. These are things like valium, baclofen , and xanaflex. Lots of these have sedating effects...
    ... "These are things like valium, baclofen , " those are the ones that i take and they do work...

  51. do any of you? 5th June 2003
    ... eventually. Nice, huh? :( ANYWAY, my dr. said that Baclofen would stop it from happening...so I started taking...
    ... Oral baclofen definitely helps my startle reflex. It's not totally...

  52. Botox for my 4 year old 30th April 2003
    ... eyes have one that is dominant. She also has the Baclofen pump. What a difference, I wish I had been taking...

  53. Battling fatigue 8th April 2003
    ... pains and such have to work themselves out. I was rx'd baclofen a few times but that did little -- the dose was low...
    ... it goes. My primary doc was going to put me on the baclofen too. He informed me of the nasty side effects and...
    ... spasticity are glutamate, glycine and GABA (a component of Baclofen , I think). I have never been a chemistry whizz but...
    ... rely on doctors etc so much. I know there is Botox, baclofen , dantrium, surgery etc etc, but I have never read...
    ... deal with any of the options offered: botox again, baclofen implant (fellow suggested), and, the worst, neurosurgery...
    ... heads up that clinic but did say that he thought a baclofen pump might be considered. My ortho decided against...
    ... Anniversary girlfriend!!!!!!! My doctor suggested baclofen once but said that is had nasty side effects to it...
    ... Monday and had to miss class this week. UNREAL! The baclofen -- did your doc say the pill or pump had nasty side...
    ... Monday and had to miss class this week. UNREAL! The baclofen -- did your doc say the pill or pump had nasty side...
    ... The cleveland clinic has a nice little piece on baclofen pumps/oral med information. You could search there ... site, I found it by searching for side effects of baclofen . Take care friend! Lastramy...
    ... mobile! I have horrible sedating experiences with oral baclofen . I've had numerous docs ask if I used it or suggest ... spasticity meds that are bad for the liver too; not sure if baclofen is in that class. As for the pump, I doubt I will...
    ... sometime in the future. Yes, the drowsiness with the baclofen is what my doctor warned me of. He said for as mild...

  54. Hip surgery 16th January 2003
    ... crossed eyes have one that is dominant. She also has the Baclofen pump. What a difference, I wish I had been taking...

  55. for parents that want ot talk(Cerebral Palsy) 28th December 2002
    ... eight in September. We are now looking at trying a baclofen pump. Have you had any luck in toliet training ... to control his bladder or bowels. We are hoping the baclofen may offer help with that as well....

  56. new here and needs suggestions 3rd July 2002
    ... currently looking forward to doing the trials for the baclofen pump. Are their any young adults on here that would...

  57. baclofen pump 14th February 2002
    ... Spastic Quad CP and currently looking to have the baclofen pump surgery if the trial doses are successful. Anyone...

  58. CURE FOR CP 17th September 2001
    ... felt that I had to do something. He has just had the baclofen pump implanted and are starting therapy with botox...
    ... our neurologist told me that we also would need a baclofen pump to be installed in Lan's tiny body. Today, 8...

  59. lordosis 14th February 2001
    ... anyones child experiened the spinal curvature with the Baclofen pump? Adam ,15, is on his second one and has now been...
    ... anyones child experiened the spinal curvature with the Baclofen pump? Adam ,15, is on his second one and has now been...

Children's Health board
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  1. surgical consultant appontment could do with some reassurance ! 5th January 2003
    ... more. They a confusing me because the are giving her baclofen for her musle spasams. PLEASE REPLY.....

Chronic Fatigue board
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  1. Sleep All Day - Desperate 23rd February 2005
    ... also take cymbalta to help with the pain and I am on Baclofen for the muscle spasms. Provigil can be really...

Dental Problems board
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  1. Anyone take neurontin for possible "nerve pain" 13th June 2007
    ... be different for each person - diflusinal, topomax, baclofen , amitriptyline - most are also used to treat spasms...

Depression board
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  1. Antidepressants and Restless Leg - Please help 17th September 2009
    ... kicking my hubby. am taking lartab 10 or 7.5 also baclofen . I believe the muscle relaxer is helping a bit I take...

  2. Non Anti depessant Drug Doing Wonders For My Moods 24th December 2006
    ... for my Fibro. I started taking a drug for MS called Baclofen 10mg. it is a muscle relaxer/anti spasmatic drug to...
    ... How are you doing now? A friend has a script for Baclofen also for ms spasticity but is nervous about trying...
    ... But if you're feeling less spacey taking 1/2 of the Baclofen , I'd stick with it. Let us know how you're doing...

  3. Feel like a mess 22nd October 2006
    ... ( generic name) Darvocett N 100 for the pain and Baclofen 20mg 3 xs a day to keep my muscles loose. Probably...

  4. Being weaned off LEXAPRO 21st January 2004
    ... the only other one that would cause dizzy spells is baclofen ...it's to stop spasm's..(in case nobody know's what...

Digestive Disorders board
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  1. What do you know about post gallbladder syndrome 20th June 2009
    ... I was wondering, I take a lot of other medicines: Baclofen , Prevacid, Pristiq, Norpace, Atenolol and Synthroid...

  2. Symptoms: Severe Bloating (8" Bulge+), Chest Pain, Back Pain 25th September 2007
    ... bloating starts to decline - Doctor has prescribed Baclofen (muscle relaxor) and Vicodin (Hydrocodone/narcotic ... episode I take 15-30MG of Hydrocodone and 20-40MG of Baclofen I start out with 10MG hydrocodone and add 10MG ... reach a maximum of 30 MG, and start out with 20MG of baclofen and add 10MG per hour until I reach a maximum of 40MG ... to your doctor about a prescription for Vicodin + Baclofen as it does help manage the pain. This is not...

  3. Really embarrassing problem.. 30th September 2006
    ... help with the gas. I'm also on some meds, Elavil, Baclofen , and Lortab (unrelated issues), but this started before...

  4. Does anyone have esophageal spasms? 7th April 2004
    ... = NO GO Prevacid = NO GO Nexium = NO GO Baclofen = NO GO...
    ... = NO GO Prevacid = NO GO Nexium = NO GO Baclofen = NO GO...

Disabilities board
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  1. What do you think? 10th April 2009
    ... tablets every four hours, enalipril 10 mg everyday, Baclofen 3 times a day, lantus insulin 30 units at bedtime...

  2. Out of the blue my LTD was cut off! Help 19th November 2005
    ... morphine availible), 30mg of Morphine (BT pain), 30 mg Baclofen (muscle relaxer), 3mg Klonopin (anti-anxiety med)...

Drug Interactions board
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  1. Any Baclofen users? 16th July 2004
    ... I used baclofen for almost 2 years with no side effects and complete ... spasms. I am now using something different, but the baclofen worked great....

  2. prednisone and hiccup type spasms 18th January 2004
    ... Haldol), phenytoin (Dilantin), metoclopramide (Reglan), baclofen (Lioresal) and gabapentin (Neurontin). As a last...

Epilepsy board
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  1. Cipro and Seizures 10th August 2006
    ... treatments? Klonopin seems to help, and from my research, Baclofen and Namenda may also be helpful, as this seems to...

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