My mood has dropped dramatically to the point I am feeling depressed and tearful. Now I have rheumetoid arthritis in my neck after 2 surgeries. I am able to because I was only taking 10mg a day, but it was 10mg too many!!! The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. I am going back to my GP to get changed to something else. It has made me very drowsy which for me isn’t a bad thing as I was able to sleep all night which I haven’t done in years. I now feel on Baclofen happy, calm, social and just overall a different person. Baclofen (brand name Lioresal) is a prescription medication used to treat muscle spasms or stiffness, especially in people with multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injuries .
… Hoping I don't have MS or ALS. The pain is unbearable, but after taking this drug, it is very tolerable and awesome taking care of my pain. I also have occasional constipation, but I am able to do everything that I want to do at the present time.I was in a bad car accident last Saturday and I’m turn have a concussion, severe muscle pain in my back and neck. If you have any questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.© 1996-2020 Everyday Health, Inc. What works for myself may not work for you. That's right, at ONE day off heroin and Xanax I had a feeling of euphoria. I would rather suffer the pain from my muscle spasms than these side effects.No other words than amazing. I can function at 90%.The reason for the prescription was for craving/ addiction to opiates. Taken for 1 to 2 years August 17, 2020 “Severe alcoholism for over a decade. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission. User Reviews for Baclofen. I went from smoking weed all day to stopping cold turkey. Reduced w/d symptoms: sweating, anxiety, obsessive thoughts about drinking, tachycardia. This medicine will add to the effects of alcohol and other CNS depressants (medicines that slow down the nervous system, possibly causing drowsiness). I have been very depressed and anxious to the point of vomiting every day. It took a a year or so of using baclofen while working hard to reduce drinking, but … Unwanted side effects (eg, hallucinations, seizures, high fever, rhabdomyolysis) may occur if baclofen is stopped suddenly. This drug is a god send for my life.I have taken this drug twice in my life for a period of time due to prolapse disc and compressed vertebrae that causes muscle spasms. I was on it for almost a year and experienced tolerance withdrawal from it and had to do a rapid taper which has in turned ruined my life. This time was given Valium which only worked for about a week. I never recommend something for everyone. Rexall™ is a member of the Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKesson Corporation. Since the last review I am now experiencing insomnia and when I do sleep, vivid and disturbing nightmares. Great drug!I was prescribed the 10mg dose of Baclofen after getting sever whiplash in a car accident. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. My only complaint is about cutting the current pills. We reviewed the evidence about the effectiveness and safety of baclofen for treating people with alcohol use disorder (AUD), who are currently drinking, in order to achieve and maintain abstinence (stopping drinking), or to reduce alcohol consumption. Spasms are very resistant to meds especially true with break-through spasms. Muscle Relaxants for Back Pain Are Soaring: Are They Safe? !Sacral and hip joint stabbing pain, 8 whiplash injuries.It was so painful I could not walk far, despite having been very active just two years ago.
First started with worsening neck pain for first few days, severe constipation and then brain fog and extreme depression (to the point that I’ve had suicidal thoughts). Now one other thing it can make people horny at first then leads to lack of performance later.Transitioning off methocarbamol, I started with 10 mg three times per day. This is the first time in my life that I feel I am a functioning adult, and not an anxious depressed mess. I have seen a phsych for many years and I have never felt I’ve been able to control it with copious amounts of meds.