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  1. Dear David (Shoreline)....Need some help..
    ... the new pump. They just switched me from morph and baclofen too Dilaudid and Bac , I was happy with the morph...

  2. Provigil for fatigue
    ... internet because I read that pain meds and possibly baclofen can cause sleep apnea. I want to get off the baclofen...
    ... internet because I read that pain meds and possibly baclofen can cause sleep apnea. I want to get off the baclofen ... file. :) Hiya Drewtn, The muscle relaxant Baclofen is one of the most sedating meds in it's class. Some...
    ... would have sleep apnea symptoms because of what the baclofen is doing to me. I am supposed to take it three times...
    ... but I know it will pass. What are you using the baclofen for? Have you tried other muscle relaxants? Did ... for me at a compound pharmacy. It has lidocaine, baclofen and other agents in it that help with muscle pain...
    ... 4mg qty 20 (HOPEFULLY will change that soon lol) Baclofen – 10 mg 3 x’s a day. (Used for muscle relaxing ... dose of Zanaflex again. (I was prescribed it before Baclofen ) because I think it does less harm and will be something ... don’t have a clue. LOL I just want to get off the Baclofen ) I have taken Trazadone but it scares me. I was...
    ... one at mid day then at bedtime. And DEFINATELY that baclofen is very sedating. So you have baclofen that is sedating...
    ... Christmas this year too! I am slowly going off my Baclofen . My doc said to just take half my dose for two weeks...

  3. Hey I'm Back Again! (: Hi Dave...
    ... morphine and 85 days with dialuadid now, I also have baclofen in the pump, a low dose that I want to adjust and...

  4. Dave can you share your wisdom with me
    ... that pain imprinting can be overcome with things like Baclofen . What is that ? I also take clonidine, nortrtytiline...
    ... receptors. However, GABA-agonist medications such as baclofen are among the drugs being investigated for GABA-like...
    ... that pain imprinting can be overcome with things like Baclofen . What is that ? I also take clonidine, nortrtytiline...
    ... t stand anymore constipation so we started adding baclofen which seemed to work as well as any increase I had...

  5. New pain docs and new ideas!! Please read!
    ... titrating morphine and trying bupivicaine and then baclofen and reached the 50% mark and was satisfied knowing...

  6. Back for an update and some questions
    ... Lunests 1mg Klonopin 350 mg Soma (may switch to Baclofen ) 1% Androgel (for testosterone loss caused by Oxy...

  7. Has anyone ever had an implant to stop their chronic pain?
    ... can use opiates, numbing agents like Bupivicaine or baclofen , clonodine and the newest drug is Prialt "cone snail ... that delivers a continous Infusion of dilaudid and baclofen directly to my spinal cord where opiate receptors...

  8. Really need help, long post but urgent, need info
    ... pain. Instead of Soma I have tried Zanaflex and Baclofen . Those might be an option. The Zanaflex at night...
    ... pain. Instead of Soma I have tried Zanaflex and Baclofen . Those might be an option. The Zanaflex at night ... I took them as prescribed. I dont remeber the name baclofen . Is there another name for it? Maybe I will bring ... have an oitment topical rub that has lidocane and baclofen in it. The Dr. that is doing the injections just gave...
    ... I guess the brand name for Baclofen is Lioresal. I found the Zanaflex made me much ... more tired than the baclofen . The first time I tried it the dose was too low....
    ... and adequate bump. He also changed me from Soma to baclofen . Never tried it so I am hoping that its better than...

  9. Calling in the Experts!!!!!!!!!
    ... fentanyls can be used in combnation with bupivicaine or baclofen and clonodine. But it's a huge step to go from Vicodin...

  10. Couple questions about methadone....
    ... AT ALL!) that contains, Keto-something or other! Baclofen , Lidocaine and another anti-inflamatory ingredient...

  11. Back Brace for Muscle Spasms..Need Help
    ... Flexerill is another option that works for some, baclofen , Zanaflex and a few othrs can also be used. Why he...

  12. Shore: update on my new insurance's escalating price for my meds
    ... loss it's not used as often as say soma, Zanaflex and baclofen are for spasticity, not quite the same as muscle spasm ... settle for wat works best for me which is soma . I have baclofen in my pump and after some reading It's far more effective ... taken orally but it's very effective IT. That's why Baclofen doses seem rather high because t's difficult to get...
    ... loss it's not used as often as say soma, Zanaflex and baclofen are for spasticity, not quite the same as muscle spasm ... settle for wat works best for me which is soma . I have baclofen in my pump and after some reading It's far more effective ... taken orally but it's very effective IT. That's why Baclofen doses seem rather high because t's difficult to get...

  13. Shore, got a ? for ya my friend
    ... doc is March 2, and I'm going to speak to him about Baclofen , and some PT that involves the pool and possibley...

  14. What's up with Shoreline, Beach erosion?
    ... I’m still fighting with Medicare to cover the Baclofen in my pump, IF they don’t I presently owe them 2100 ... bucks. You also can’t DC baclofen IT abruptly without risk of Intrathecal baclofen withdrawal ... really don’t know how they are going to taper me off baclofen without tapering me off morphine. Hopefully with the ... new DX of spondy they will cover the baclofen because it seems to help. I would really like to give ... it a shot because I’m on a very low dose of baclofen and there is plenty of room to adjust that without...

  15. Zanaflex Question
    ... another muscle relaxant. I had very good results with Baclofen . Good luck - Kathy Mac...
    ... I just changed to Baclofen from Zanaflex because of that exact reason. I wish...

  16. Newbie needs info on PM
    ... for the Morphine but I'm presently trying o get the baclofen covered which will cost me 750 a month at the lowest...

  17. I need a longer acting muscle relaxer
    ... like in tmj. The soma.......zanaflex.........and baclofen were best. She also like valium for tmj but not long...
    ... will ask my doctor about trying the Skelaxin, Soma, Baclofen , and Zanaflex. The doctor I was seeing while my regular...
    ... with zanaflex. I regularly take soma. I've also taken baclofen . Soma works best for me....

  18. Possible answers as to why some are having trouble getting pain meds.
    ... june. Another med that may inhibit substance P is Baclofen , a med used for MS for spacticity. It stops or slows ... have that carries substance P to the spinal cord, Baclofen also helps block pain signals at the dorsal horn of...

  19. Break through pain
    ... informing me that I don't have the diagnosis to allow Baclofen in my pump. It's aproved for MS and although it has ... t aford to pay 1400 a month for preservative free Baclofen . So I guess it's coming out next week. My doc can ... adjustments have never been a problem. Without the baclofen , I may need to adjust the dose a little more but If...

  20. Shore, are you out there?
    ... agree Soma is good, but like Shore said, there is Baclofen (sp?) and Zanaflex. Zanaflex comes generic, and is ... make up that includes a couple of muscle relaxents, Baclofen (again sp?) is one as well as Fiorecet and Lidocane...

  21. Questions about Morphine Pump??
    ... right dose. If you add adjunct meds early, like Baclofen , Bupivicaine or clonodine, it makes it difficult to...

  22. deffinition of acute VS chronic
    ... receptors. However, GABA-agonist medications such as baclofen are among the drugs being investigated for GABA-like...

  23. help...my dr wants me 2 take suboxone for back pain!
    ... currently taking neurontin for pain (800mg a day) and baclofen and zanaflex for pain at large doses but I still get...

  24. Hey Shore!
    ... reduction and probably as good as it will get. The baclofen helps with the spasms, but untill they stabalize things...

  25. Robaxin causing more muscle spams?
    ... stopping spasms. My first choice to try would be Baclofen , after that Zanaflex. Both of those actually work...
    ... Phospheros, I asked my doctor about the Baclofen and the Zanaflex and he said he wouldn't give them...
    ... It did not work for me though. I have not tried baclofen though. I read your other post about ultram and...

  26. Morphine pump problems and questions
    ... there is a chance of developing crystalyzation of baclofen at the end of the cath in your spine. It's called ... a granular cyst or granunoma sp?. , if you have baclofen as an adjunct in your pump it can block the cath and...

  27. baclofen for burning nerve pain?
    ... I take Baclofen for nerve pain and it's worked well for me for awhile ... tricyclics for my stabbing, electrical-type pain, but only Baclofen and pain meds help at all. A doctor told me to think ... of Baclofen working by turning down the dial on nerve activity...

  28. Duragesic not working as well anymore....

  29. Question about Baclofen and Valium
    ... Hey mary, Baclofen is for muscle spacticty, a little different from spasms ... drug interactions between the following drugs: Soma, baclofen ,Valium Please note: only generic drug names are ... drug interactions between the following drugs: Soma, baclofen .............................................. ... generic drug names are displayed. diazepam and baclofen (moderate Drug-Drug) Description: MONITOR: ... ..... Hey mary, the safest interction looks like Baclofen and Soma, when you add Valium to the mix you get combined ... muscle relaxers, antiseizure meds etc. It seems Baclofen doesn't have as much CNS depressant effect as Valium...

  30. Shoreline please help
    ... receptors. However, GABA-agonist medications such as baclofen are among the drugs being investigated for GABA-like...

  31. Shoreline, tolerance question
    ... receptors. However, GABA-agonist medications such as baclofen are among the drugs being investigated for GABA-like...

  32. Question for Kissa (and anyone else) re Hip Replacement
    ... Xanax, 5 mg. twice a day, HCTZ, 12.5 mg. once a day, Baclofen , 10 mg. twice a day. I also learned about break-thru...

  33. methadone verse long acting morphine????
    ... when i was on the diluadid, i was also on baclofen and nemanda, and i saw no change of the effect as ... far as pain relief. i was on the baclofen to help control shaking in my arm and hand....

  34. Baclofen
    ... Shoreline is right, but that's not the only use for Baclofen . It is often very effective, and commonly used, for ... drowsiness, so many people take a larger dose at night. Baclofen is most effective when taken every 4 hours or so-...

  35. How long given to give new med a chance?
    ... nortriptyline and Gabitril before deciding on opiates and Baclofen (I am hyper-sensitive to the effects of tricylic antidepres ... far oxycodone is the only thing that helps (besides Baclofen ) without bad side effects. I trust him as far as...

  36. Anyone know of a good anti-inflammatory other then prednisone??
    ... sleepy doesn't mean it's relaxing spastic muscles. Baclofen oral or if he gets a pump is an option. Robaxin oral...
    ... sleepy doesn't mean it's relaxing spastic muscles. Baclofen oral or if he gets a pump is an option. Robaxin oral...

  37. Alarm Failure Medtronic's Intrathecal Pumps
    ... netrations of opiates mixed with adjunct meds, particularly baclofen but high concentrations of Baclofen. Hopefully we...

  38. Vioxx for joint pain
    ... with shoulder joint pain. I'm also on MS Contin and Baclofen , a muscle relaxant. I didn't have any problems taking...

  39. another pharmacy problem
    ... have just three prescriptions each month--Oxycontin, Baclofen , and Oxy IR. They come from a hospital where all the...

  40. shoreline i have a question for you
    ... adjunct meds they can put in the pump like Clonidine, baclofen or increase the Bupivicaine aside from all the other...
    ... adjunct meds they can put in the pump like Clonidine, baclofen or increase the Bupivicaine aside from all the other...

  41. question for Shoreline and thanks!
    ... experience." I am taking oxycontin and oxy ir and baclofen . They are helping a great deal with my pain when...

  42. first time poster with facial (nerve?) pain
    ... or sleep or work. The neurologist then prescribed Baclofen in addition to the Tegretol and sent me to PT for ... and then 5 mg Percocet 3x per day. I also started Baclofen again which improved things somewhat, and brought...

  43. Shoreline - Any advice for a un happy camper ?
    ... I can go back to work full-time. I was thinking of baclofen since I have not tried it. I was also thing of LA...

  44. zanaflex
    ... worked pretty well but did knock me out. I am now on Baclofen and it works much better w/o the side-effects...

  45. Muscle Relaxer Question - PLEASE Read
    ... Hi Everyone, :) I was just RX'ed Baclofen .. Wondering if anyone has any good or bad histories ... actually got no better from taking it.. I am now RX'ed Baclofen and wondering how good it is.. I am going to start...

  46. Severe neck pain do not know what to do!
    ... have to require opiates to function. They give me Baclofen , but really Soma or Zanaflex work best for my muscle...

  47. Is there anyone else who can't stand the feelings from vicodin or percocet?
    ... new one. I am currently in PT. I take Ultram and Baclofen on work days. Take Zonnegran for nerve pain, one Soma...
    ... able to be clear-headed. PsychLea, how does the Baclofen make you feel? It makes me too spacey. You're the...
    ... Lily, It took me 3 months before I could take the Baclofen at work during the day. I started taking only 5mg...

  48. Pain all the time
    ... patch 25 mcg. Norco 1/325 fot BT pain, levapro, and baclofen , but with all combined, still on a pain scale of 6...

  49. Pain Management
    ... numbing agents like Bupivicaine and adjunct meds like Baclofen for spasticity and clonodine to increase the effectiveness...

Rare Disorders board

  1. Help with pain??? Transverse myelitis MS dilemma in detail
    ... told him it wasn't a re-occurence. They doubled his baclofen when he was in the hospital. I know that it is...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. Advice needed
    ... Deda, I take baclofen and zanaflex 4 x a day and quinine at night.I get...
    ... terrible sounding spasms going on there. I took the Baclofen too, but it didn't work. Do you mean you take the ... Baclofen and Zanaflex together? (I don't think so) I know they...
    ... until latly.Quinine had been working,if the increased baclofen don't help(takes about 2 weeks to be effective) by...
    ... break the vicodin in half and take 1-2 hours after the baclofen and zanaflex.I guess both have a pain ingredient in...

  2. Hey Deda.....how're you doing?
    ... few days. Went to the Dr. today and she gave me some Baclofen , (muscle relaxant) . O' my gosh, that stuff works...

Chronic Pain board

  1. Chronic Pain Rehab Program??
    ... most receptors. They can also add meds like marcaine, baclofen for spasticity, clonodine as a potentiator of opiates...

  2. Newbie with a question
    ... spell that), lidoderm patch, cymbalta, topamax and baclofen . I've read some of the discussions here about the...

  3. Yesterday's visit - back to the drawing board...
    ... knotting is somewhat better since my PCP changed me from baclofen to flexeril. I was having constant muscle spasms...

  4. The Pain when travelling, frustrated with my life.
    ... you put it to us. A muscle relaxant (such as baclofen ) before the journy might assist, also, using the back...

  5. Have you been told you have "chronic Pain Syndrome" and what works for ya?
    ... Ultrams topped off with hydrocodone. I also take 4-6 Baclofen . I added IBprofen to see if that helps with inflammation...

Arthritis board

  1. I have had bone taken from my hip and it is now sore.
    ... and leg same side as op so am on anti-inflammatories baclofen and also being sent to phisio as my R.O.M. is 60 degrees...

  2. Server Back Pain.
    ... to lie down also being using tens machine,and also baclofen tabs also have muscle spasms too. But because am on ... baclofen dont know if doc will do exray ect; What should i...
    ... to lie down also being using tens machine,and also baclofen tabs also have muscle spasms too. But because am on ... baclofen dont know if doc will do exray ect; What should i...

  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... this process was ongoing. right now my pcp has me on baclofen nortriotylne klonipin and piroxicam(an antiflamatory...

  4. celebrex
    ... I am on baclofen for the muscle relaxer. It is like you go to the...

Back Problems board

  1. Surgery Again!??!
    ... Gabapentin 600mg does ease the squeezing and burning. Baclofen 20mg at bedtime. Selective nerve block 1/18/08 So...

  2. Piriformis syndrome...experience?
    ... muscle. I got some relief from the muscle relaxant Baclofen . This is a muscle relaxant commonly used for MS in...
    ... suggestion. I had wondered if it would be helpful to take baclofen but my PT had told me that muscle relaxants don't...

  3. Just wondering if this is normal following L5/S1 fusion????
    ... Lyrica either. Finally 2 weeks ago he prescribed Baclofen (a muscle relaxer for MS or spinal cord injuries)...

  4. Back problem
    ... don,t want to worry them. I take lyrica panadol and baclofen . Tx donna px dx on discgogram ooooooooooh nasty procedure...

  5. Those who suffer arachnoditis
    ... with. I'm on a cocktail of meds-lortab, neurontin, baclofen , tramadol, Celexa, and Androgel to replace depleted...

  6. Ever have a chiropractor work on your shifted pelvis?
    ... and I quit. I also have a muscle relaxant called Baclofen which is not terribly effective and tends to put me...
    ... and I quit. I also have a muscle relaxant called Baclofen which is not terribly effective and tends to put me...

  7. Help Wanted
    ... relaxant can help keep the muscle from spasming (I take Baclofen ) which is at the core of the problem. Piriformis...

  8. Lumbar Microdiscectomy and Miserable????
    ... They have me on Morphine 30mg.'s 2x daily, kepro and baclofen for the spasms and jumping. Standing, Sitting and...

  9. Any other ideas?
    ... first but not anymore. Right after surgery I was given baclofen and took it for awhile but I felt awful while i was...

  10. Experience of a muscle relaxant drug
    ... Hi marcia..the name of the drug is Baclofen . im so scared that I could be permanently damaged...

  11. intestinal issues after muscle relaxant drug
    ... have searched and searche for permanet damage and baclofen use and havent found anything on the web so I guess ... off the drug. i suffered 30 withdrawal symptoms from baclofen .. a small dosage and am worried about permanent damage...

  12. DDD options?
    ... 3-4 advils at a time instead, and I am now trying baclofen for a muscle relaxer. It seems to work ok. I'm doing...
    ... tingling numbness in my leg, which is a bonus. and the Baclofen sometimes can help with migraines my dr. said, so...
    ... 3-4 advils at a time instead, and I am now trying baclofen for a muscle relaxer. It seems to work ok. I'm doing...
    ... tingling numbness in my leg, which is a bonus. and the Baclofen sometimes can help with migraines my dr. said, so...
    ... I'm chilling out today... taking advil, percs and baclofen ... trying to rest up so maybe i can do a half day...
    ... in a few hours. However i discovered if i take a baclofen and a percocet, i can get through a 5 hour day ok...

  13. baclofen
    ... I hope you are slowly cutting the dosage of baclofen -- if you do it suddenly, you can really get into...
    ... found people who have some knowledge of the use of baclofen ..I was put on oral baclofen last year for a muscle ... ear pain caused everything to clench so was put on baclofen to relieve the spasm in my face. i was prescribed ... my regular neurologist he just told me to come off baclofen cold turkey as it was only 5mg and that i would be ... violently retching three days later after only using baclofen for two weeks and eventually after two weeks they ... weeks was just too late)...When i was put back on the baclofen at 5mg someone opened the doors of hell and pushed ... central nervous system malfunction caused by oral baclofen and the assumption that I should improve over time ... experienced the same as me. At the moment Im 5 months off baclofen and still unable to work. My normal muscle tone has ... between 6 and 18 months to recover. Is it the same as baclofen . Im still going through so many problems including ... just dealing with symptoms and all because i took baclofen for just 2 weeks and came off just 5mg. Someone must ... for a short amount of time. Im 5 months off taking baclofen . please help....
    ... sounds just terrible! I'm so sorry! I have been on baclofen in varying doses. The pills I have are 10 mg. I ... able to seek another opinion? My understanding of baclofen is that you have to be careful if you've been on it...
    ... written by a professor in America who talks about baclofen withdrawal syndrome and that it does happen and that ... sign of recovery. If you know anyone else who takes baclofen can you please pass the word around and ask for any ... mouth? Are you on any other medication other than baclofen which goes through the central nervous system? That ... clarity to get longer..Do You have any GI issues with Baclofen or change in menstrual cycle(Sorry for asking personal ... posting to you so at least I get to chat to another Baclofen user. Thanks and God bless sandy.xxx...
    ... you reported. I don't know of other people taking baclofen , so I can't offer you other insights. This is just ... minor digestive problems - they haven't changed on baclofen . Oh, I just cringe for you... I really hope your...

  14. Results of my Neuro-surgeon appt
    ... neurontin, it took me quite a bit to adjust. I take baclofen - never tried flexoril. I have to take the baclofen...


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