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Baclofen advice

Hi, Taken my first tablet today, reading the side effects im a bit worried. Has anyone had any problems with Baclofen? Any responce would be great thanks! Michelle x

I think you’ll find that lots of people take it with no problem at all, tho’ it’s always good to be aware of possible side effects. Hope it helps you B x

Helped with my spasms, brought them under control however down side if you reduce quickly you will end up with very heavy clumbsy legs. Neuro asked if I was ok with them as some find them hard to get along with. For what reason Ive no idea, but I am fine, weaning them down now as Im taking too many pills. Think the idea of gradually increasing the doseage is so your not asleep all the time. They made me very drousey at first, then after a few weeks never noticed I was taking them. bren x

Thanks for all your replys, you have put my mind at ease. Michelle x

Hi, the main thing with baclofen for me, is it can cause falls, as it is a muscle relaxing drug. its great for reducing spasms/spasticity. I take 30 mg a day now, but was up to 70mg at one time. Face to pavemnet happened often! Best take em at night, then you`re in bed and hence safer! luv Pollx

Thanks Polly, Im only on 5mg at the moment, i’ll keep your advice in mind thanks

Hi there, I’ve been on low dose Baclofen 10 mg daily for 18 months, no side effects so do’nt worry. xx Peter

Hi there, I’ve been on low dose Baclofen 10 mg daily for 18 months, no side effects so do’nt worry. xx Peter