FAQs ABOUT BACLOF LIQUID
What is the use of BACLOF LIQUID?
BACLOF LIQUID is used to treat muscle spasms caused due to cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke or due to any other nerve or spinal cord disorders.
How BACLOF LIQUID works?
BACLOF LIQUID is a muscle relaxant. It acts by increasing the effects of certain chemical messengers (such as GABA) in the spinal cord that induces muscle relaxation. As a result, it prevents muscle twitching, relieves pain caused due to muscle spasms and improves muscle movement.
How to take BACLOF LIQUID?
Take BACLOF LIQUID as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. It is preferably taken with meals or milk to avoid nausea.
What is the best time to take BACLOF LIQUID?
BACLOF LIQUID can be taken during bedtime or while performing activities such as washing, dressing and shaving etc. However, your doctor will decide the best time to take BACLOF LIQUID.
Can I stop taking BACLOF LIQUID once I started feeling better?
No. Do not stop taking BACLOF LIQUID without consulting your doctor as it may make your symptoms re-appear once again or can cause withdrawal symptoms such as increased muscle tightness, fast heart rate, fever, confusion, hallucinations or fits.
Can I take BACLOF LIQUID daily?
Take BACLOF LIQUID as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether can you take BACLOF LIQUID every day or not.
Will taking a higher dose of BACLOF LIQUID be more effective?
No. Taking a higher dose of BACLOF LIQUID will not be effective rather it would be making you drowsier. Always take the dose prescribed by your doctor. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for advice. Your doctor might increase the dose or suggest an alternative therapy.
What to do if I forgot to take a dose of BACLOF LIQUID?
If you forgot to take a dose of BACLOF LIQUID, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of BACLOF LIQUID, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of BACLOF LIQUID to compensate the missed ones. Consult your doctor for advice.
What are the side effects of BACLOF LIQUID?
The most common side effects of taking BACLOF LIQUID are drowsiness, confusion, weakness and feeling unsteady or shaky. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.
Is BACLOF LIQUID safe to use in children?
BACLOF LIQUID can be used in children and adolescents aged below 18 years if prescribed by the physician. However, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.
What precautions do I need to follow while taking BACLOF LIQUID?
Patients taking BACLOF LIQUID must inform their doctor about their pre-existing disease conditions like stomach ulcers, kidney, heart or liver problems. Patients should also inform if they have diabetes, hypertension, fits, any mental illness, history of alcoholism or if they are pregnant or breast-feeding. Avoid alcohol consumption. Consult your doctor immediately if you feel extremely depressed with thoughts of committing suicide after taking BACLOF LIQUID.
Who should not take BACLOF LIQUID?
BACLOF LIQUID not recommended for use in patients who are allergic to baclofen. It is also not suitable for use in patients with stomach ulcer or during pregnancy. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.
Does BACLOF LIQUID make me feel sleepy?
BACLOF LIQUID may causes excessive sleepiness. Therefore, restrict yourself from engaging into hazardous activities that requires complete alertness. Do not drive or handle any heavy tools or machines. Also, avoid consumption of alcohol as it may make you feel more drowsy. Consult your doctor if sleepiness worsens.
Can I consume alcohol while taking BACLOF LIQUID?
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking BACLOF LIQUID as it might make you feel dizzier and drowsier.
Is BACLOF LIQUID safe to use in diabetic patients?
BACLOF LIQUID may alter the blood sugar levels in your body. Therefore, it is necessary to inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking BACLOF LIQUID as a precaution. Your doctor will closely monitor you blood sugar levels to avoid the risk of side effects.
Can BACLOF LIQUID be taken during pregnancy?
BACLOF LIQUID should be used during pregnancy only if considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
Can the use of BACLOF LIQUID affect the liver?
Yes. BACLOF LIQUID may affect the way your liver work. It can elevate the levels of certain liver enzymes in your body. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Can the use of BACLOF LIQUID affect my sexual life?
BACLOF LIQUID may rarely cause problems in erection and ejaculation in some individuals. Consult your doctor if it troubles you.