Flexifen 5 is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle symptoms such as rigidity, tension, and stiffness that may occur due to various conditions su... View More
Uses of Flexifen 5
Side effects of Flexifen 5
How to use Flexifen 5
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. Flexifen 5 is to be taken ... View More
How Flexifen 5 works
Flexifen 5 is a muscle relaxant. It works on the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm maintaining the strength of the muscles. Thi... View More
What if you forget to take Flexifen 5?
If you miss a dose of Flexifen 5, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to you... View More
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