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People who experience spasticity due to certain conditions may benefit from baclofen (Lioresal®, Gablofen®). This prescription medication can help treat spasticity caused by multiple sclerosis (MS), spinal cord injuries or disease, or cerebral palsy. Some of the common side effects seen with this drug include drowsiness, dizziness, and weakness. Among the conditions that you should let your healthcare provider know about before you take baclofen are kidney disease, epilepsy, or any kind of mental illness. Also, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other medications you are taking (including nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements).
(To read the full eMedTV article on this drug, click Baclofen. Among the topics covered are the effects of baclofen, general dosing guidelines, and what to tell your healthcare provider before beginning treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)