Lioresal

Active Ingredient(s): Baclofen
FDA Approved: * November 22, 1977
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Muscle Relaxer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Lioresal Overview

Baclofen, sold under the brand name Lioresal among others, is a medication used to treat spasticity. It is used as a central nervous system depressant and skeletal muscle relaxant. It is also used in topical creams to help with pain.[1] Chemically it is a derivative of the neurotransmitter γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA). It is believed to work by activating (or agonizing) GABA receptors, specifically the GABAB receptors.[2] Its beneficial effects in spasticity...

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Lioresal tablet. I take half a tablet twice a day. I dont know if its 5mg or 10mg. It is a small round white tablet with K on one side and G on the back ## I cannot find a listing for this, I tried adjusting the imprint and even looking under logos. Lioresal contains Baclofen, it is primarily used as a kind of muscle relaxant to treat spasms, so it is only available in the U.S. by prescription. Do you not have a prescription bottle? Does anyone else have information on this?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Baclofen
  • Injection: 0.05mg/ml, 0.2mg/ml, 0.5mg/ml, 1mg/ml, 2mg/ml
  • Powder: 100%
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 5mg
  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Lioresal: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0028-0023 Lioresal 10 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0028-0033 Lioresal 20 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 58281-560 Lioresal .5 mg/ml Intrathecal Injection by Medtronic Neuromodulation
  • 58281-561 Lioresal 2 mg/ml Intrathecal Injection by Medtronic Neuromodulation
  • 58281-562 Lioresal .05 mg/ml Intrathecal Injection by Medtronic Neuromodulation
  • 58281-563 Lioresal 2 mg/ml Intrathecal Injection by Medtronic Neuromodulation

Other drugs which contain Baclofen or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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