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Injection
Published: 12/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
GABALON INTRATHECAL INJECTION 0.2%
 Active ingredient:
Baclofen
 Dosage form:
Injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine relaxes muscle tone by suppressing synaptic reflex of spinal cord and decreasing activity of γ-motor neuron.
It is usually used to treat spastic paralysis (severe) caused by cerebrospinal disease.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have infections before implantation of pump system.
    If you have or have a history of epilepsy.
    If you have psychiatric disorders, peptic ulcer, decrease in renal function, liver disorder, respiratory failure, a history of abnormal autonomic reflex. or low body weight.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, implant a pumping system dedicated to medicine and injected the pumping system into the medullary cavity once a daily.
  • If your response is confirmed by screening, the dose may be adjusted according to your symptoms until the dosage is adequate up to 60 days after pump implantation. After 61 days of implantation, the treatment will be continued according to your symptoms as a maintenance phase.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include headache, somnolence, convulsive seizure, hypotonia, numbness, lethargy, coma, difficulty walking, decreased blood pressure, pneumonia, nausea (vomiting), abdominal bloating, constipation, diarrhea (fecal incontinence), urinary disorder, urinary incontinence, urinary retention, rash, fever, lassitude, abnormal feeling, dizziness (light-headedness), pain and muscle weakness. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • maintain use despite attempts to discontinue use of certain substances [dependent]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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