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Signs and Symptoms
Vomiting, muscular hypotonia, drowsiness, accommodation disorders, coma, respiratory depression, and seizures.
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. It is unknown what effect hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis has on the serum concentration of baclofen.
KEMSTRO™ (baclofen) is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any component of this product.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/20/2007
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