baclofen


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bac·lo·fen

 (băk′lə-fĕn)
n.
A drug, C10H12ClNO2, that acts as a gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor agonist and is used to treat muscle spasticity, especially in patients with multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries.

baclofen

(ˈbækləʊˌfɛn)
n
a muscle-relaxing drug used to treat muscle spasms
Translations

baclofen

n baclofeno
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In the article titled, "Combination of acamprosate and baclofen as a promising therapeutic approach for Parkinson's disease," authors Rodolphe Hajj, et al.
The performance of the system was evaluated in the measurement of baclofen medication in medical and aqueous samples as an environmental contamination.
Had we taken their advice and given her Deep Brian Stimulation, Botox, Intrathecal Baclofen Pump (may cause drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, headache, seizures, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure, constipation, confusion; just what this child needed
We think that the research article on intrathecal baclofen application in spasticity treatment, which is a disorder commonly encountered in clinical practice, will be read with great interest.
In the current study, morphine tolerance was investigated using baclofen drug as an agonist and CGP35348 as a selected antagonist of GABA-B receptor.
For example, the chapter related to spasticity includes a very complete, useful discussion on baclofen pumps that is equally applicable to adult patients.
Doctors also need to implant a baclofen pump that can be injected with a nerve relaxant substance.
Baclofen also is widely used in the treatment of spasticity in cerebral palsy patients, many of whom are much younger than age 12.
Baclofen or tizanidine can improve muscle tone and improve walking in some people with spasticity.
The prefilled syringes reportedly are designed to cut down on preparation time and make it easier for patients on intrathecal (when a drug is introduced under the arachnoid membrane of the brain or spinal cord) Baclofen therapy.
Asiatic acid, scopolamine and baclofen were administered 30 min before the test.