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Baclofen to treating alcohol addiction

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Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

i am taking baclofen 10mg and stablon 12.5mg three times a day for alcohol de addiction ... of baclofen or not. in terms of depression , i am feeling a lot better. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Erion Spaho MD

causing my limp to become much more pronounced. I stretch on a daily basis but was curious if baclofen was something I should look into. I have some reservation about taking potentially addictive medication ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr. Srikanth Reddy MD

the important parts are there. Hi there, I am being treated for alcoholism with high-dose baclofen ... of alcohol-dependent patients compliant to baclofen treatment. Methods: A hundred... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Srikanth Reddy ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

is baclofen not that effective in alcoholism treatment when there is mental disorder too? if alcoholism and some mental disorder exist like anxiety,ocd or psychosis , then what drug will be more ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Neeraj Kumar MD

baclofen . is this medicine addictive, also is it appropriate for long term use? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Neeraj Kumar ( Neurologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

You really think I want baclofen? No, no..double no. Changing my Diazepam is used to treat anxiety ... to treat seizures. Substituting baclofen for diazepam, which is also for muscle and anxiety... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Mahboob Ur Rahman MD

I have been prescribed Baclofen for long term (4 years) pain from gluteous medius injury. ( 10 MG ..., the pain has gotten much less over time. I stopped the Baclofen for about two weeks and the pain returned... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mahboob Ur Rahman ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

I have recurring hand cramps, and been subscribed baclophen 20Mg to treat them. It seems only marginaly effective most of the time. Is there an adequate alterternative? I am already taking many meds ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Preeti Parakh MD

Hello, I am a psychiatrist and recently a patient of mine who is 56 year old woman with history of alcohol dependency asked me to prescribe Baclofen for curbing her desire to drink. What advise you can ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Preeti Parakh ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr.       Harry Maheshwari MD

baclofen allergic reaction? I have had the following problems confusion anxiety severe skin rash and itching thought I had a psoriasis flare up so maybe it was a rash as treating with Stelara and it has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harry Maheshwari ( Dentist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

Yes, Amitryptiline minimizes the jerkiness and Baclofen is a muscle relaxant.

Dr. Jyothi B L MD

No problem. You can take it, it could be helpful. Importantly, counselling is essential. Medication alone, not useful. Thanks.

Dr. Anantharamakrishnan MD

Welcome to HCM If there is an effect, there could be side effects! These drugs have minimal side effects... Every drug is given only when the benefits outweigh the risks Any suspicious development need attention and be...