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Parafon DSC (500 mg) (Baclofen) Drug Price and Information

Parafon DSC (500 mg) is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), prescribed for severe chronic spasticity. It also relieves pain and improves muscle movement.

Parafon DSC (500 mg)

  Tablet  
Johnson & Johnson
Generic : Baclofen
 30.21
500mg
6 Tablets
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    Drug information on Parafon DSC (500 mg) (Baclofen) from Johnson & Johnson

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    Drug Name : Baclofen

    Baclofen(Lioresal Intrathecal) generic Parafon DSC (500 mg) is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), prescribed for severe chronic spasticity. It also relieves pain and improves muscle movement.
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    Medical condition(s) for which Parafon DSC (500 mg) may be prescribed


    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.

    Side effects of Parafon DSC (500 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.

    How to use Parafon DSC (500 mg)?

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

    When Should Parafon DSC (500 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcer and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Parafon DSC (500 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 Parafon DSC (500 mg)

    Avoid alcohol consumption.
    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Parafon DSC (500 mg)

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



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