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
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baclofen

n baclofeno
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Antagonism between Lioresal and substance P in rat spinal cord.
Oral medications, for spasticity includes Tizanidine (Maximum 36 mg), Lioresal (Max 100-120mg, Benzodiazepines (Diazepam, clonazepam), others are (Eperisone, cyclobenzaprine) injections Local anesthetics, Ethanol and Phenol Blocks and Botulinum Toxin, Ethanol and phenol denaturation of proteins.
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The muscle relaxant baclofen (aka Lioresal or Baclo) works as an agonist at presynaptic GABA-B receptors that modulate potassium channels resulting in the suppression of cortico-mesolimbic dopamine system neurons.
Milford, charged with possession of Lioresal Soma, possession of cocaine, and possession of Klonopin, sentenced to three concurrent terms of nine months in the House of Correction, concurrent with another sentence now being served; driving with a suspended license, sentenced to a concurrent term of 10 days in the House of Correction; failing to use care when stopping and refusing to identify himself to police, filed with a guilty finding; and possession of Adderall, dismissed.
Others, such as lioresal (Baclofen), a muscle relaxer, and clarithromycin (Biaxin), an antibiotic.
Lioresal (Baclofen), tizanidine (Zanaflex) or a benzodiazepine to reduce muscle spasticity.
Baclofen, marketed as Lioresal, is approved for intrathecal use in the treatment of cerebral spasticity.
The new pump delivers specially formulated medications-preservative free morphine sulfate for chronic pain; Lioresal Intathecal for severe spasticity-directly to the intrathecal space, the fluid-area surrounding the spinal cord, the company says.
As options for treatments, the Hammerman Center utilizes revolutionary techniques such as intrathecal lioresal pumps, botulinum toxin-A injections for spasticity and selective dorsal rhizotomies.