Active Ingredient(s): Baclofen
FDA Approved: November 19, 2010
Pharm Company: CNS THERAP
Category: Muscle Relaxer

Gablofen Overview

Baclofen, brand names include Gablofen among others, is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). It is primarily used to treat spasticity and is in the early research stages for use for the treatment of alcoholism. It is also used by compounding pharmacies in topical pain creams as a muscle relaxant. It is a GABA receptor agonist, specifically for the GABAB receptors.[1][2] Its beneficial effects in spasticity result from actions at spinal and supraspinal sites. Baclofen can also be us...

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my grand-daughters 6 yrs old and has a form of CP.doctors want her to do 28 injections in her legs every 6 months.she is not in pain but her muscles do get tight since she doesnt walk. please help us.the injections are straight into the hamstring causing it to be extremely painful.we dont think that she needs them right now considering how painful they are. ## Gablofen contains the active ingredient Baclofen, which is used to treat muscle spasticity. Has anyone discussed the pain issue with her doctor? It is possible that, when she is being given the shot, a bolus of the medication is remaining. This can occur is a shot is given to rapidly, because it prevents the medication from dispersing. There are several possible solutions, one of which would be the persons lowing down, when giving...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 0.05mg/ml, 0.2mg/ml, 0.5mg/ml, 1mg/ml, 2mg/ml
  • Powder: 100%
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrated: 10mg, 20mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating: 10mg, 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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gablofen-injections my grand-daughters 6 yrs old and has a form of CP.doctors want her to do 28 injections in her legs every 6 months.she is... 1 reply