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Drug information on Liofen (5 mg) (Baclofen) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

Liofen (5 mg)

  Tablet  
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Baclofen
 48.00
5mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Liofen (5 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Liofen (5 mg)

   Most Common : Drowsiness.

   Central Nervous System : Sedation, unsteadiness, dizziness, headache, confusion and hallucinations.

   Gastrointestinal : Stomach upset, nausea, constipation, dry mouth, loss of appetite, taste disorder, abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea.

   Heart : Low blood pressure, difficulty in breathing, palpitation, chest pain and fainting.

   Genitourinary : Urinary frequency and bedwetting.

   Miscellaneous : Rash, itching, ankle swelling, excessive perspiration, weight gain and nasal congestion.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose is 5 mg three times a day for 3 days 10 mg three times a day for 3 days 15 mg three times a day for 3 days 20 mg three times a day for 3 days. It may be increased if needed.

How to use Liofen (5 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

When is Liofen (5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcer and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Liofen (5 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney disease, epilepsy, ulcers, stroke, rheumatic disease, cerebral palsy, Parkinson's disease, psychiatric condition, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Liofen (5 mg)

Avoid alcohol consumption.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Liofen (5 mg)

Store it at room temperature (25°C), and in an airtight container.



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