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Baclofen is taken for: Spasms Spasticity Nerve Pain Cramping More

Baclofen

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Baclofen (brand names Kemstro, Lioresal, and Gablofen) is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is primarily u...
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Baclofen for Spasms
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Does Baclofen cause Insomnia ?

Insomnia is a known side effect of Baclofen
#5 in Baclofen discussions - 959 posts discuss Insomnia with Baclofen. Insomnia is #5 concern in Baclofen discussions.
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" ...It was given to me for 6 weeks as medication therapy so my rhumitologist could get medicaid to pay for my MRI's and EMG's. I got drowsy on it and slept pretty well, now that I'm off the baclofen... "

" ...years... I used to think that it wasn't helping much, but every time I come off it, my legs are so stiff and I get horrid cramps, which keep me awake at night. It... "

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" ...middle of my two year stint with baclofen in the late ‘90’s, my neuro had me take clonidine as well. WHOA! Mentally and emotionally I felt like I was going to fall off the edge of the earth.... "

" ...is very similar to phenibut,minus the nausea.Too much baclofen gives me insomnia,closed eyed visuals and some nausea.I overdosed a couple times on baclofen and had acid like... "

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" ...on high dose baclofen) and have noticed a return of my insomnia since tapering down on the baclofen. I feel fine. but often don't sleep more than 5 ...Anyone else having trouble sleeping? I don'... "

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" ...Baclofen I started having extreme insomnia. The head nurse at the MS clinic said the insomnia wasn't a result of the Baclofen BUT when I eventually saw my neuro, she said absolutely.... "

" ...Baclofen & Gabapentin I'm supposed to be taking 10mg/4 x's/day of Baclofen & 100mg/4 x's/day ...Recently I've been suffering from insomnia & I've read that Baclofen can cause this. Can... "

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" ...Every body is different but here is what worked for me. Had been on baclofen for 2 years and gotten EXTREME insomnia - slept one hour every 24 hours. Went off this med - didn't... "

" ...constant deep muscle spasm. ..I recently had surgery to remove parathyroid adenoma and I am sure that put more gas on the flame. I am trying to get on baclofen but have a hard time sleeping... "

" Insomnia kicked in with my MS. ...a half of baclofen and that seems to work. I can't sleep without them, but I am not in pain. Just have insomnia since the MS. ...5-6am and take a baclofen and... "

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