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Brand name: Lioresal TM

Active ingredients: baclofen

What it is used for

Lioresal Intrathecal is indicated in patients with severe chronic spasticity of spinal origin (associated with injury, multiple sclerosis, or other spinal cord diseases) or of cerebral origin who are unresponsive to orally administered antispastics (including oral baclofen) and/or who experience unacceptable side effects at effective oral doses.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Injection, solution

Clear colourless solution.

How to take this medicine: Intrathecal

Part 2: Injection, solution

Clear colourless solution.

How to take this medicine: Intrathecal

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 5 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient baclofen

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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