Baclofen. 10 mg. 50 tablets
Baclofen. 10 mg. 50 tablets
What is Baclofen-Polfarma and what it is used?
Baclofen-Polfarma a medicinal product, whose action is based on the reduction of increased muscle tone, seen in different conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cerebral stroke, cerebral paralysis, meningitis, and trauma glavata.Tozi product reduces pain associated with increased muscle tone and thus promotes the rehabilitation.
One pack contains 50 tablets of 10 mg or 25 mg baclofen.
2 Before taking Baclofen-Polfarma
This product should not be used by patients who are hypersensitive to baclofen or to any of the excipients of the product or patients with gastric or duodenal ulcers.
With particular reference Baclofen-Polfarma should be used when:
• impaired renal function (baclofen is excreted through the kidneys). Impaired renal function, the dose of baclofen should be reduced by a physician.
• Patients over 65 years of age (more common in these patients experience adverse reactions).
• patients with psychotic syndromes, schizophrenia, epilepsy and embarrassing conditions should be carefully observed over the entire period of treatment with baclofen, because the symptoms of these diseases and syndromes may be exacerbated.
• Particular attention should be conducted baclofen therapy in patients who maintain vertical body position and balance or movements depend on increased muscle tone.
• patients with cerebral infarction, disorders of the respiratory system, diseases of liver function, or conditions associated with an increased tone of the sphincter of the bladder.
Baclofen therapy should never be stopped abruptly because of the risk of side effects. The dose should be gradually reduced within 1-2 weeks.
Taking Baclofen-Polfarma with food and drink
This medicine should not be taken during a meal.
The doctor should be informed about the planning or have already become pregnant. Until now, no studies have been performed on the effect of baclofen on the human fetus.Baklofen can be taken during pregnancy on medical advice, the benefit to the mother outweighs the harm to the fetus.
Baclofen is excreted in breast milk, and breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with baclofen.
Effects on driving and operating machinery:
Baclofen-Polfarma can reduce the concentration to cause sedation and therefore patients should not drive or operate machinery during treatment with baclofen.
Simultaneous administration of other medicinal products:
Some medicines should not be used simultaneously. Sometimes your doctor may need to adjust the dose of certain products require concomitant prilozhenie.Lekaryat should be informed about all the medicines which have been adopted or are taken recently, including drugs that are sold without prescription.
This is especially important if you are taking antihypertensive or CNS depressants simultaneously with baclofen because they can enhance their effects. Tricyclic antidepressants may increase the action of baclofen.
The information in this leaflet applies to drugs that are taken in the past or will be adopted in the future.
3 How to take Baclofen-Polfarma?
This drug should be administered strictly as prescribed. The physician determines the dose for each individual patient to be able to determine the lowest effective dose with no side effects.
Usually, treatment is initiated with a dose of 5 mg (1/2 tablet 10 mg) 3 times daily and the dosage is gradually increased every three days until optimal therapeutic efekt.Pri most patients, therapeutic efficacy is observed at a daily dose of from 30 mg to 75 mg.Ako is necessary to administer higher doses of the drug (75-100 mg per day) may be used tablets of 25 mg. Should not exceed the daily dose above 100 mg.
The treatment starts with a dose of 5 mg, 2 times daily. The dose is gradually increased over 3 days to obtain the optimum therapeutic effect. Typically, baclofen was dosed at 0.75-2 mg / kg body weight.
Recommended following dosage schedule according to age:
From 12 months to 2 years - 10-20 mg daily,
2 to 6 years - 20-30 mg daily,
From 6 to 10 years - 30-60 mg daily.
In children over the age of 10 the maximum daily dose is 2.5 mg / kg body weight.
If you forget to take the appropriate dose Baclofen-Polfarma:
If you forget to take a dose of Baclofen-Polfarma, take it as soon as you remember. If you already almost time for your next dose, forget the forgotten. Never take a double dose.
If you take a higher dose than prescribed you:
If you take more than your prescribed dose, immediately inform your doctor about it.
4 Possible side effects
Baclofen-Polfarma as all other medications can cause side effects. Adverse reactions were reported more frequently in a rapid increase in dose, high doses of baclofen or adults.
The following adverse reactions have been reported with administration of baclofen: Very common: somnolence (sleepiness)
Common: nausea, headache and dizziness, hypotension, weakness, tiredness, confusion, insomnia, constipation, frequent urination. Rare: abnormal accommodation (blurred vision), dry mouth, ataxia (impaired gait), nervousness, agitation, euphoria, hallucinations, depression, disorientation, nightmares, muscle pain, sensory disturbances (paraesthesia), low threshold and convulsions the risk of seizures (especially in epileptic patients), chest pain, palpitations (heart palpitations), dyspnea, respiratory depression, syncope (fainting), anorexia (lack of appetite), dysgeusia, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, urination (urinary frequency, nocturia, urinary retention, lack of urine excretion), haematuria (blood in urine), impotence, abnormal ejaculation, skin rash, itching, swelling of the ankles, profuse sweating, weight gain, feeling stuffy nose. In some patients experience worsening of spasticity (paradoxical reaction to the drug).
In rapid drug discontinuation may occur convulsions, anxiety, agitation, hallucinations, abnormal psychology and abnormal muscle tone.
If any of the following symptoms should be immediately consulted a doctor: chest pain, shortness of breath, syncope, hematuria, depression, confusion, hallucinations, skin rash, convulsions, impaired vision, a significant reduction in muscle tone, some povrashtane.Pri patients can be observed and others not listed in this leaflet symptoms. In that case, should immediately inform your doctor.
5 Storing Baclofen-Polfarma
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Store in a dry, dark place at 25 ° C.
Do not use after the expiry date stated on the packaging.