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Drug information on Liofen XL (40 mg) (Baclofen) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

Liofen XL (40 mg)

  Tablet  
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Baclofen
 350.00
40mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Liofen XL (40 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Liofen XL (40 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 XL (40 mg)?

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

When is Liofen XL (40 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcer and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Liofen XL (40 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 XL (40 mg)

Avoid alcohol consumption.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Liofen XL (40 mg)

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



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