- Are Skelaxin and Baclofen the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Skelaxin?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Baclofen?
- What is Skelaxin?
- What is Baclofen?
- What Drugs Interact with Skelaxin?
- What Drugs Interact with Baclofen?
- How Should Skelaxin Be Taken?
- How Should Baclofen Be Taken?
Are Skelaxin and Baclofen the Same Thing?
A difference is that baclofen is also used for treating muscle clonus, rigidity, and pain caused by multiple sclerosis. Baclofen is also injected into the spinal cord to treat severe spasticity, spinal cord injuries, and other spinal cord diseases.
Brand names for baclofen include Gablofen and Lioresal.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Skelaxin?
Common side effects of Skelaxin include:
- upset stomach, or
- skin rash.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Baclofen?
Common side effects of Baclofen include:
- low blood pressure
- low muscle tone
- urinary retention or urinary frequency
- confusion, and
- trouble sleeping
What is Skelaxin?
What is Baclofen?
Gablofen (baclofen) is a skeletal muscle relaxant used to treat severe spasticity, a very intense tightness of muscles that may cause pain and uncontrollable spasms of the arms, legs, hands, and feet. Gablofen is also used to manage severe spasticity of cerebral or spinal origin in adult and pediatric patients age 4 years and older.
What Drugs Interact With Skelaxin?
What Drugs Interact With Baclofen?
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