Lioresal Drug Information
Lioresal® (baclofen) is a medication that comes in the form of a tablet or an injection. The tablet form of this prescription drug is approved for treating spasticity due to multiple sclerosis (MS) or spinal cord injuries or diseases. The injectable version, which is used in a pump that delivers the medication directly to the spinal cord, is used to treat severe spasticity due to various causes, including MS, spinal cord injuries or diseases, or cerebral palsy.
Side effects that were reported in clinical studies include dizziness, drowsiness, and weakness. Because Lioresal is not suitable for everyone, it's important to review the safety information for this drug with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. For example, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other health issues you may have, such as epilepsy, kidney disease, or a history of stroke.
(Click Lioresal for more information about the drug's uses, how and when to take it, and things to tell your healthcare provider about before starting treatment.)