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baclofen withdrawal syndrome

Baclofen is a medicine currently being used for Cerebral Palsy. If you use Baclofen or have a Intrathecal Baclofen pump, post your experiences or questions here.

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baclofen withdrawal syndrome

Postby sandy » Fri Jan 11, 2008 9:13 am

has anyone had a problem coming off oral baclofen. i suffered horrendously with 30 withdrawal problems. its been 5 months since i came off the drug and am still suffering. Please help
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Hi Sandy

Postby admin » Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:08 pm

Yeah, I had a major withdrawl from my baclofen pump. I was a couple days late on my refill appt. The pump still had medicine in it but I guess it was so low that my body was not getting the dosage it was used to. I did not sleep for 3 days straight and it felt like my entire body was on fire. Once I got refilled everything was fine. I have not heard of long term withdrawl symptoms though. I know that your Dr. should slowly ween you off of it so your body looses its dependency. I hope you start feeling better soon!

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