Manufacturer: Mesmer (Icon)
Trade name: Bacfen
Strength: 5 mg
Active ingredient: Baclofen
Category: Muscle relaxant
Pregnancy category: Baclofen belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C (Risk not ruled out).
Uses: Bacfen 5 mg tablet is antispastic agent. It is used to treat muscle spasms, cramping caused by multiple sclerosis and injuries to the spine.
How to use: Take bacfen 5 mg tablet with or without food. Do not stop taking this medication suddenly as it cause withdrawal symptoms such as hallucinations and seizures. Your doctor gradually decrease the dose.
Side Effects: Drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, tiredness, headache, insomnia, nausea, increased urination, constipation.
Dosage: Usual Adult Dose for Muscle Spasm: 5 mg 3 times per day for 3 days, increased to 10 mg 3 times per day for 3 days then increased to 15 mg 3 times a day for 3 days, may further increase if needed. Maximum daily is 100 mg per day.
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: March 30th, 2016
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