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Baclofen

OVERDOSE

Signs and symptoms: Vomiting, muscular hypotonia, drowsiness, accommodation disorders, coma, respiratory depression, and seizures.

Treatment: In the alert patient, empty the stomach promptly by induced emesis followed by lavage. In the obtunded patient, secure the airway with a cuffed endotracheal tube before beginning lavage (do not induce emesis). Maintain adequate respiratory exchange, do not use respiratory stimulants.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity to baclofen (baclofen (baclofen (baclofen tablets) tablets) tablets) .

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/20/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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