Review: how effective is Baclofen for Fibromyalgia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Overall ratings: 2.4/5
Long term ratings: 2.4/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Baclofen (baclofen) is for Fibromyalgia. The study is based on 26 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Baclofen
Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,050 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. Common side effects of Baclofen include weakness, fatigue, multiple sclerosis, multiple sclerosis aggravated, fall.
Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 89,547 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Neurontin.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 26 people are studied for taking Baclofen in Fibromyalgia
Baclofen effectiveness for Fibromyalgia (number of people):
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Went from a very low BMI to borderline overweight in only a few months even though I exercise a lot and eat very well.
From this study (1 year ago):
My blood work came back 5.4...normal range:3.5 - 5.3...
I am also diagnosised with cataplexy.
From this study (1 year ago):
I've been switched to baclofen from skelaxin to change up my muscle relaxers. I'm now in my 2nd week on the baclofen and keep waking with severe cramps/spasms. I'm ready to throw in the towel & go back to the skelaxin. This is agony. Has anybody else experienced this?
matt andrews on Sep, 21, 2012:
i had the same problem then my doc added 10 mg Valium and increased the baclofen to 20 mg 3x day and it finally is working now. cramp free (at night and in morning) so i am sleeping and not waking up with cramps thank god!!!
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