Stelax

Stelax

baclofen

Manufacturer:

Arrow

Distributor:

Luen Cheong Hong (M)
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Luen Cheong Hong
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Baclofen
Indications/Uses
Multiple sclerosis. Spinal lesions of traumatic, infectious, degenerative, neoplastic & unknown origin causing skeletal hypertonus, spastic & dyssynergic bladder dysfunction.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 5 mg tds subsequently increased at 3-day intervals by 5 mg tds until optimum response has been attained. Renal impairment Low dose of 5 mg daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take during or immediately after meals.
Special Precautions
Mental disorders, epilepsy or potential convulsive conditions, peptic ulcers or w/ a history of peptic ulcers, cerebrovascular diseases or resp, hepatic or renal failure, porphyria, history of alcoholism, DM, HTN. Patients who use spasticity to maintain upright posture & balance in moving. Impaired liver & renal function. Avoid abrupt discontinuation. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Hypotension, diminished CV functions, nausea, constipation, diarrhoea, retching, vomiting, dry mouth, myalgia, muscular weakness, daytime sedation & drowsiness, resp depression, lightheadedness, lassitude, exhaustion, mental confusion, dizziness, personality changes, vertigo, headache, insomnia, euphora, depressive states, ataxia, tremor, hallucinations, nightmares, tinnitus, nystagmus, accommodation disorders, visual disturbances, hyperhidrosis, rash, pruritus, dysuria, frequency of micturition, enuresis.
Drug Interactions
CNS-acting drugs, alcohol, TCA, MAOIs, lithium, insulin, oral hypoglycaemic agents, antihypertensives, levodopa/carbidopa, diazepam.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
M03BX01 - baclofen ; Belongs to the class of other centrally-acting muscle relaxants.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Stelax tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Stelax tab 25 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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