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spasm is a sudden, involuntary Muscle contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow Organ (anatomy), or a similarly sudden ...
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Other name: Lioresal (Lioresal)
Other name: Pregabalin (Pregabalin)
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Baclofen (brand names Kemstro, Lioresal, and Gablofen) is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is primarily used to treat spasticity and is under investigation for the treatment of alcoholism.It is an agonist for the GABA B recep...
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Pregabalin (International Nonproprietary Name) is an anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain and as an adjunct therapy for partial seizures with or without secondary Seizure types number Generalized seizures in adults. It has also been found effec...
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Baclofen (brand names Kemstro, Lioresal, and Gablofen) is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is primarily used to treat spasticity and is under investigation for the treatment of alcoholism.It is an agonist for the GABA B recep...
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Pregabalin (International Nonproprietary Name) is an anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain and as an adjunct therapy for partial seizures with or without secondary Seizure types number Generalized seizures in adults. It has also been found effec...
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spasticity) were much worse than those for the lyrica. I...
" Do you feel that the spasticity is b/c you stopped ...you? Personally I found the side effects for baclofen (for my spasticity) were much worse than those for the lyrica. I switched to oral baclofen... "

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spasticity) were much worse than those for the lyrica. I...
" Quote: Do you feel that the spasticity is b/c you stopped ...you? Personally I found the side effects for baclofen (for my spasticity) were much worse than those for the lyrica. I switched to oral... "

did have those side effects from Lyrica. That stuff worked...
" ...side effects of the Baclofen. I've had to use it since 2004. No side effects though I did have those side effects from Lyrica. That stuff worked... "

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didn't help me but Lyrica seems to be better. I take...
" ...much higher on the Baclofen than my previous ones. I take 30mg 3x daily and it has helped but not completely eliminated ...spasms and spasticity. Neurontin didn't help me but Lyrica seems to be better.... "

on lyrica at first, but then went to baclofen. Felt like...
" I was on lyrica at first, but then went to baclofen. Felt like it worked better. Less addicting as well. And makes you less groggy, depending on the dose. ...it more because i stopped taking the... "

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want me to switch to Lyrica - says it works for spasms...
" I take Baclofen for the spasms. Has ...past flare. Now my neuro want me to switch to Lyrica - says it works for spasms... "

I have actually taken lyrica, and it worked alright....
" Interesting, I have actually taken lyrica, and it worked alright. I really like ...I slept well when I took it. Baclofen, which I have currently works... "

that Lyrica did nothing for me. I currently take Neurontin...
" I found that Lyrica did nothing for me. I currently take Neurontin ...a day along with Baclofen as needed. I still suffer from the burning... "

with pain.I tried lyrica,had allergic reaction to it.I take...
" ...spasms,it was not effective alone,I also take baclofen,helps some.The both help with pain.I tried lyrica,had allergic reaction to it.I take... "

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I will ask about Lyrica, I did not know it had an effect...
" Thanks, I will ask about Lyrica, I did not know it had an effect on ...tightening goes all around my upper abdomen, under my ribcage, some baclofen helps but does not get rid of... "

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