Baclofen USP

Composition : Baclofen USP 5 mg & 10 mg Tablet.

Indication : Baclofen is useful for the alleviation of signs and symptoms of spasticity resulting from multiple sclerosis, particularly for the relief of flexor spasms and concomitant pain, clonus and muscular rigidity.

Dosage and administration : The determination of optimal dosage requires individual titration. Starting therapy at a low dosage and increase gradually until optimum effect is achieved (usually between 40-80mg daily). The following dosage titration schedule is suggested :

5mg t.i.d. for 3 days

10mg t.i.d. for 3 days

15mg t.i.d. for 3 days

20mg t.i.d. for 3 days

Thereafter additional increased dose may be necessary but the total daily dose should not exceed a maximum of 80mg daily (20mg q.i.d.). Or, as directed by the registered physician.

Use in pregnancy and lactation : Pregnancy Category-C. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Baclofen should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when baclofen is administered to a nursing woman.

Packing :

Bacmax-5 : 4x14's tablets in blister pack.

Bacmax-10 : 2x14's tablets in blister pack.

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