August 06 2020

BACLOFEN

List of brands containing baclofen   

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle baclofen in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Korea] [ Mexico] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

Baclofen is a muscle relaxant. This medicine is used to treat muscle spasms due to some diseases affecting the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, cerebral palsy and meningitis or as a result of stroke or damage consecutive to trauma on head or spine.

Medizzine recommends consulting your doctor if you are unsure (or you do not know) why you have been given baclofen.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

These tablets contain, besides the active ingredient, silica, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, povidone and starch wheat (with gluten).

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

This medicine contains wheat starch with gluten. Patients with wheat intolerance, allergy or celiac disease should tell to doctor their particular situation before getting to take the medication.

In some countries, this drug is gluten-free, being suitable for administration to celiac patients.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use baclofen

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance baclofen or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think you may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of the face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Nor you should take this medicine:

If you suffer from peptic ulcer

Take special care with baclofen

- If you have suffered a stroke
- If you suffer from epilepsy
- If you have a mental illness
- If you are being treated for high blood pressure
- If you suffer from Parkinson's disease
- If you suffer an illness from kidney, liver or lung
- If you are diabetic
- If you have difficulty urinating
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
- If you have an intolerance to wheat flour. Tablets contain small amounts of this substance. This medicine may be suitable for celiac patients but not for allergic to wheat flour

If any of these circumstances are applicable to you, tell your doctor before taking it.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any medications, even those without a prescription or herbal remedies.

Especially tell your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines:

- Medicines for depression such as tricyclic antidepressants
- Medicines for high blood pressure
- Other medicines that can affect the kidneys, such as ibuprofen
- Drugs for Parkinson's disease
- Nervous system depressant drugs, as antihistamines, sedatives, opioids derivatives for pain relief or anticonvulsants.

Your doctor may decide to perform tests periodically to check your health while taking baclofen.

If you will undergo any kind of surgery, make sure the doctor knows you are taking baclofen.

Remember your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

Use with food and beverages

Drinking alcohol during treatment with baclofen can cause greater effects than expected. Avoid consumption while being treated with this medicine. If you feel unwell after taking the drug, you can do it with meals or a glass of milk.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

Special physiological situations

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy or lactation.

Pregnancy and lactation

Avoid using this medicine during pregnancy. It is not advisable to use baclofen during lactation.

Driving and using machines

Some people may feel dizzy, drowsy or have eye problems while taking baclofen. In these cases, it is not advisable driving or operating machinery which needs an adequate alertness, until these effects have ceased.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use baclofen     

Follow carefully instructions of use of baclofen provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given in this website, which may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

Your doctor will tell you which is the best time to take this medication. Some patients take it only at night. The final dose will depend on the response of each patient. It should begin with a low dose, that will be gradually increased over a few days, under the supervision of your doctor, up to achieve the most suitable dose for you.

If the initial dose is too high or if it is increased very quickly, you may suffer side effects, especially if you are elderly, have kidney problems or have had a stroke (cerebrovascular accident).

You should not stop taking this medicine suddenly. If your doctor decides to stop treatment, will do it gradually to prevent signs of abstinence as the appearance of muscle spasms or increased muscle stiffness, increased heart beat (tachycardia), fever, confusion, hallucinations, mood changes and alterations of emotions, mental disturbance, feelings of persecution or seizures.

Dosage for adults:

The usual dose is 20 mg three times daily. The maximum dose is 100 mg.

If you are admitted to a hospital, the doctor may decide to raise the maximum dose as it may be subjected to tighter control.

Dosage for children:

The dose depends on the weight of the child.

The usual starting dose is 2.5 mg four times a day.

The usual maintenance dose is:

- Children 12-24 months: 10-20 mg
- Children 2-6 years: 20-30 mg
- Children 6-10 years: 30-60 mg
- Children over 10 years: 2.5 mg/kg/day

Patients with kidney disease:

In general, they should take a lower dose than usual for their age and weight. The doctor will adjust the dose to personal circumstances of each patient.

If you think the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take baclofen     

If a doctor prescribes another medicine , tell you are taking baclofen.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of baclofen. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with baclofen at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with baclofen, immediately consult your doctor.

If you take more than you should:

If you take an amount higher than indicated, see a doctor immediately or contact the emergency department of the nearest hospital. Carry the package insert and the package with you.

In the case of overdose or accidental ingestion consult the Toxicology Information Service in your country.

If you forget to take baclofen

Do not take a double dose to make up for missed doses. Take the next dose as usual.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of baclofen     

Like all medicines, baclofen can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

Have reported the following side effects:

Very common side effects (affect more than 1 in 10 patients):

Tiredness, drowsiness, nausea and feeling ill

Common side effects (affect 1 in 10-100 patients):

- Excessive weakness of the lower limbs,,
- Feeling of being tired and exhausted,
- Muscle aches
- Headache, dizziness
- Difficulty breathing
- Insomnia
- Mood changes, confusion, hallucinations or nightmares
- Dry mouth
- Eye disorders
- Instability, tremor and other muscle control problems
- Arterial hypotension
- Gastrointestinal disorders, including nausea, vomiting, constipation and diarrhea
- Excessive sweating, rash
- Increased number of urination or discomfort when urinating

Uncommon side effects(affect 1 in 100-1.000 patients):

- Numbness or tingling in hands or feet
- Increased muscle spasms
- Altered sense of taste
- Speech disorders (slowness of speech or slurring of words)
- Stomach ache
- Liver abnormalities
- Difficulty urinating
- Sexual problems in men (erectile dysfunction)
- Seizures, particularly in epileptics

Very rare side effects (affect less than 1 in 10.000 patients):

- Hypothermia

This list does not include all adverse reactions associated with the use of baclofen, both well established as those that are under consideration or confirmation. In case you feel unwell, should immediately consult with the doctor who prescribed this medicine.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the package, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing baclofen     

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle baclofen in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Korea] [ Mexico] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

BACLOFEN APOTEX 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN APOTEX 25 mg, 100 tablets
CHEM MART BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
CHEM MART BACLOFEN 25 mg, 100 tablets
CLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
CLOFEN 25 mg, 100 tablets
LIORESAL 10 mg, 100 tablets
LIORESAL 25 mg, 100 tablets
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 2 mg/ml, solution for infusion
STELAX 10 mg, 100 tablets
STELAX 25 mg, 100 tablets
TERRY WHITE CHEMIST BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
TERRY WHITE CHEMIST BACLOFEN 25 mg, 100 tablets

Brazil:     

BACLOFEN TEUTO 10 mg, 20 tablets
BACLOFENO NOVARTIS 10 mg, 20 tablets
BACLON 10 mg, 20 tablets
LIORESAL 10 mg, 20 tablets

Canada:     

APO-BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
APO-BACLOFEN 20 mg, 100 tablets
AVA-BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
AVA-BACLOFEN 20 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN SANIS 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN SANIS 20 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN PRO DOC 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN PRO DOC 20 mg, 100 tablets
DOM-BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
DOM-BACLOFEN 20 mg, 100 tablets
LIORESAL 10 mg, 100 tablets
LIORESAL D.S. 20 mg, 100 tablets
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 0.05 mg/ml and 2 mg/ml, injectable solution
MYLAN-BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
MYLAN-BACLOFEN 20 mg, 100 tablets
NOVO-BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
NOVO-BACLOFEN 20 mg, 100 tablets
PHL-BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
PHL-BACLOFEN 20 mg, 100 tablets
PMS-BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
PMS-BACLOFEN 20 mg, 100 tablets
RATIO-BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
RATIO-BACLOFEN 20 mg, 100 tablets
RIVA-BACLOFEN 10 mg, 100 tablets
RIVA-BACLOFEN 20 mg, 100 tablets

France:     

BACLOFENE WINTHROP 10 mg, 30 tablets
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 0.05 mg/ml, solution for infusion
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 2 mg/ml, solution for infusion
LIORESAL 10 mg, 10 divisible tablets

Germany:     

BACLOFEN AL 25 mg, 20, 50 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN AWD 10 mg, 50 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN AWD 25 mg, 50 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN DURA 10 mg, 50 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN DURA 25 mg, 50 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN NEURAXPHARM 25 mg, 20, 50, 90 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN RATIOPHARM 10 mg, 20, 50 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN RATIOPHARM 25 mg, 20, 50 and 100 tablets
LIORESAL 5 mg, 20, 50 and 100 tablets
LIORESAL 10 mg, 20 and 100 tablets
LIORESAL 25 mg, 20, 50 and 100 tablets
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 0.5 mg/ml, solution for infusion
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 2 mg/ml, solution for infusion

India:     

BACLAN 10 mg, tablets
BACLODOL 10 mg, tablets
BACLOF 10 mg, tablets
BACLOF OD 20 mg, orodispersible tablets
BACMAX 10 mg, tablets
BACMAX 25 mg, tablets
CHINOFEN 10 mg, tablets
LIOFEN 0.05 mg/ml, solution for infusion
LIOFEN 0.5 mg/ml, solution for infusion
LIOFEN 5 mg, tablets
LIOFEN 10 mg, tablets
LIOFEN 25 mg, tablets
LIOFEN 50 mg, tablets
LIOFEN XL 10 mg, extended release tablets
LIOFEN XL 20 mg, extended release tablets
LIOFEN XL 30 mg, extended release tablets
LIOFEN XL 40 mg, extended release tablets
LIORESAL 10 mg, capsules
LIORESAL 20 mg, capsules
LIORESAL 10 mg, tablets
LIORESAL 20 mg, tablets
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 0.5 mg/ml, solution for infusion
PARAFON DSC 500 mg, tablets
RICLOFEN 10 mg, capsules
RICLOFEN 25 mg, capsules
RICLOFEN 10 mg, tablets
RICLOFEN 25 mg, tablets
SPINOFEN 10 mg, tablets
SPINOFEN 25 mg, tablets
SPINOSPAS 10 mg, tablets
TEFSOLE 10 mg, capsules
TEFSOLE 10 mg, tablets

Italy:     

BACLOFENE MYLAN GENERICS 10 mg, 50 tablets
BACLOFENE MYLAN GENERICS 25 mg, 50 tablets
BACLOFENE SUN 50 mcg/ml, solution for infusion
BACLOFENE SUN 0.5 mg/ml, solution for infusion
BACLOFENE SUN 2 mg/ml, solution for infusion
LIORESAL INTRATECALE 0.5 mg/ml, solution for infusion
LIORESAL INTRATECALE 2 mg/ml, solution for infusion
LIORESAL 10 mg, 50 tablets
LIORESAL 25 mg, 50 tablets

Japan:     

GABALON 10 mg, 100 tablets
GABALON INTRATHECAL 2 mg/ml, 5 ml of solution for infusion
GABALON INTRATHECAL 50 mcg/ml, 20 ml of solution for infusion
LIORESAL 5 mg, 100 tablets
LIORESAL 10 mg, 100 tablets

Korea:     

BACLAFON 10 mg, tablets
BACLAN 10 mg, tablets
BACLFEN 5 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN DONG PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN DRUG TREATMENT IND 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN HANBUL PHARMA 5 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN HANBUL PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN HANBUL PHARMA 20 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN I. CHEMICALS 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN I DRUG INDUSTRY 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN KOREA PHARMA U 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN NECK FARM KOREA 20 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN NYUJENPAM 5 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN NYUJENPAM 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN PACIFIC PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN PHARMAC REPRES 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN PRIME PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN PUNGRIMMUYAK 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN SAMICK PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN SAMSUNG PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN SOUTH KOREA PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
BACLOFEN SSRELRATEUPAMKORIAH 10 mg, tablets
BACLON 5 mg, tablets
BACLON 10 mg, tablets
BAKEN 10 mg, tablets
BANCLOVEN 10 mg, tablets
BARAPA 10 mg, tablets
BARAPA 25 mg, tablets
BARONT 5 mg, tablets
BARONT 10 mg, tablets
BAROPAN 10 mg, tablets
BIGAFEN 10 mg, tablets
CHINOFEN 10 mg, tablets
CUROFEN 10 mg, tablets
LIORESAL 10 mg, tablets
LIORESAL 25 mg, tablets
PREX 5 mg, tablets
PREX 10 mg, tablets
PREX 20 mg, tablets
PREX 25 mg, tablets
PRINDA 10 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

Information not available

Spain:     

LIORESAL 10 mg, 30 tablets
LIORESAL 25 mg, 30 tablets

Turkey:     

LIORESAL 10 mg, 50 tablets

United Kingdom:     

BACLOFEN AAH PHARMA 10 mg, 84 tablets
BACLOFEN AAH PHARMA 0.5 mg/ml, 20 ml of solution for infusion
BACLOFEN AAH PHARMA 2 mg/ml, 5 ml of solution for infusion
BACLOFEN AAH PHARMA 50 mcg/ml, 1 ml of solution for infusion
BACLOFEN AAH PHARMA 1 mg/ml, 300 ml of oral solution
BACLOFEN ACTAVIS 10 mg, 84 tablets
BACLOFEN ACTAVIS 1 mg/ml, 300 ml of oral solution
BACLOFEN ALLIANCE 10 mg, 84 tablets
BACLOFEN ALLIANCE 1 mg/ml, 300 ml of oral solution
BACLOFEN ALMUS PHARMA 10 mg, 84 tablets
BACLOFEN CO-PHARMA 10 mg, 84 tablets
BACLOFEN GENERICS UK 10 mg, 84 tablets
BACLOFEN KENT PHARMA 10 mg, 84 tablets
BACLOFEN PHOENIX 10 mg, 84 tablets
BACLOFEN TEVA 10 mg, 84 tablets
BACLOFEN FOCUS PHARMA 1 mg/ml, 300 ml of oral solution
BACLOFEN PHOENIX 1 mg/ml, 300 ml of oral solution
BACLOFEN SUN PHARMA 0.5 mg/ml, 20 ml of solution for infusion
BACLOFEN SUN PHARMA 2 mg/ml, 5 ml of solution for infusion
BACLOFEN SUN PHARMA 50 mcg/ml, 1 ml of solution for infusion
LIORESAL 10 mg, 84 tablets
LIORESAL 1 mg/ml, 300 ml of oral solution
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 0.5 mg/ml, 20 ml of solution for infusion
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 2 mg/m, 5 ml of solution for infusion
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 50 mcg/ml, 1 ml of solution for infusion
LYFLEX 1 mg/ml oral, 300 ml of oral solution

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

BACLOFEN ALPHAPHARM 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN ALPHAPHARM 20 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN CARACO 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN CARACO 20 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN CAREMARK 10 mg, 90 tablets
BACLOFEN IVAX 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN IVAX 20 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN LAKE ERIE 10 mg, 90 tablets
BACLOFEN LANNETT 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN LANNETT 20 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN MCKESSON 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN MCKESSON 20 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN MYLAN 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN MYLAN 20 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN NORTHSTAR 10 mg, 30, 60, 90 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN NORTHSTAR 20 mg, 30, 60, 90 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 10 mg, 30, 60, 90 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 20 mg, 30, 60, 90 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN PIRAMAR HC 10 mg, 30, 60, 90 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN PIRAMAR HC 20 mg, 30, 60, 90 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN QUALITEST 10 mg, 10, 30 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN QUALITEST 20 mg, 10, 30 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN REBEL 10 mg, 30, 42, 60, 90 and 120 tablets
BACLOFEN REBEL 20 mg, 60 and 90 tablets
BACLOFEN STAT RX USA LLC 10 mg, 28, 30, 60, 84, 90 and 112 tablets
BACLOFEN STAT RX USA LLC 20 mg, 30, 60, 84, 90 and 112 tablets
BACLOFEN UDL 10 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN UDL 20 mg, 100 tablets
BACLOFEN UPSHER-SMITH 10 mg, 90 and 100 tablets
BACLOFEN UPSHER-SMITH 20 mg, 90 and 100 tablets
LIORESAL 10 mg, 100 tablets
LIORESAL 20 mg, 100 tablets
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 0.05 mg/1 ml, 1 ampoule
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 10 mg/20 ml, 1 and 2 ampoules
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 10 mg/5 ml, 2, 4 and 8 ampoules
LIORESAL INTRATHECAL 40 mg/20 ml, 1 ampoule

Date page update: October 19, 2010.