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Lioresal is used for:
Treating severe muscle spasms due to a variety of causes, including multiple sclerosis or brain or spinal cord injuries.
Lioresal is a muscle relaxant and antispastic agent. It reduces the frequency and severity of muscle spasms that occur as a result of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis.
you are allergic to any ingredient in Lioresal
Do NOT use Lioresal if:
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Before using Lioresal :
Some medical conditions may interact with Lioresal . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
if you are taking any prescription or
nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
if you have kidney problems or kidney failure
If you suffer from nerve damage, bizarre behavior, or have had a stroke
If you have an infection or very high blood pressure associated with a spinal injury
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Lioresal . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:Epidural morphine because shortness of breath and a significant decrease in blood pressure may occur
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Lioresal may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
How to use Lioresal :
Use Lioresal as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Lioresal is usually administered into the spinal canal through an implantable infusion pump.
Lioresal is usually given as an injection at your doctor's office, hospital, or clinic.
Do not use Lioresal if it contains particles, is cloudy or discolored, or if the vial is cracked or damaged.
Keep this product, as well as syringes and needles, out of the reach of children and pets. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials. Ask your health care provider how to dispose of these materials after use. Follow all local rules for disposal.
If you miss a dose of Lioresal , contact your doctor right away.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Lioresal .
may cause dizziness or drowsiness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Lioresal with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may cause drowsiness (eg, sleep aids, muscle relaxers) while you are using Lioresal ; it may add to their effects. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines may cause drowsiness.
Do not suddenly stop using Lioresal . Your doctor can tell you the best way to slowly reduce the dose.
If you are using a pump to receive Lioresal , always keep your scheduled refill visits. If you miss an appointment, contact your doctor immediately to reschedule before you run out of medicine.
Lioresal should not be used in CHILDREN younger than 4 years old;
safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Lioresal while you are pregnant. It is not known if Lioresal is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Lioresal , check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
Important safety information:
If you suddenly stop taking Lioresal , you may experience WITHDRAWAL symptoms, including high fever, confusion, changes in mental status, severe increase in muscle stiffness and spasms that, in rare cases, has progressed to muscle destruction (causing dark colored urine and muscle weakness, aching, and tenderness), multiple organ failure, and death. If you experience any of the above symptoms, seek immediate medical attention.
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