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Balo may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
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Balo may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing ba... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Balo is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmf... View More
Balo may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Balo should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Balo may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Balo should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Balo may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Balo is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle symptoms such as rigidity, tension, and stiffness that may occur due to various conditions such as ... View More
Uses of Balo
- Muscle relaxation
Side effects of Balo
How to use Balo
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Balo is to be taken with f... View More
How Balo works
Balo is a muscle relaxant. It works on the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm maintaining the strength of the muscles. This reli... View More
What if you forget to take Balo?
If you miss a dose of Balo, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regu... View More
- Balo provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.... View More
- Take it with or after food or a glass of milk.
- Balo may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Balo as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.
Pain, Chronic muscle spasticity, Multiple sclerosis, Spasm, Stiffness, Low back pain
Should be taken with food.
Oral Spasticity Adult: Initially, 5 mg tid for 3 days increased to 10 mg tid for 3 days, then in similar increments and intervals until either 20 mg t... View More
Oral Spasticity Child: 0.75-2 mg/kg daily. May initiate with 2.5 mg 4 times daily, increased gradually every 3 days until desired effect is obtained. ... View More
Renal impairment: Dose reduction may be required.
Hypersensitivity. Active peptic ulcer disease.
Mode of Action
Baclofen is an antispastic. It inhibits both monosynaptic and polysynaptic reflexes at spinal level.
Cerebrovascular disorders, epilepsy, severe psychotic disorders, confusional states, history of peptic ulcer, resp depression, diabetes (DM), hepatic or... View More
>10% Drowsiness, transient (10-63%),Dizziness (5-15%),Nausea (4-12%),Confusion (1-11%) 1-10% Headache (4-8%),Insomnia (2-7%),Constipation (2-6%),Ur... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy There are no adequate data on the developmental risk associated with the use in pregnant women Oral administration of baclofen to pregnant... View More
Hypotensive effect may be increased with antihypertensives. Concomittant use with levodopa in Parkinson patients may result in confusion, agitation, hal... View More
Alternative brand for Balo
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More