- Chlorzoxazone–Paracetamol–Diclofenac Potassium
- Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride
- Drotaverine–Mefenamic Acid
- Hyoscine Butylbromide
- Tolterodine Tartrate
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Clofen* used for?
Generic for Clofen* (Baclofen) is prescribed to treat spasms and muscle tightness in patients with multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury. By relaxing the muscles, Generic for Clofen* reduces pain and stiffness, as well as improves muscle movement. This oral medication belongs to a group of medicines known as muscle relaxants. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Clofen*?
The dosage of Generic for Clofen* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. Generic for Clofen* can be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Clofen*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Clofen* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Clofen*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Clofen*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are vomiting, drowsiness, shallow breathing, fainting, and seizures.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Clofen*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Clofen*
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Clofen*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Clofen* can interact with depression medicines, antihistamines, pain-relieving medicines, anti-seizure medicines, and sleep medicines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Clofen*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Clofen* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Clofen* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Clofen* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Clofen* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Clofen* can cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, headache, insomnia, constipation, tiredness, and weakness. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are shortness of breath, confusion, chest pain, uneven heartbeat, and fainting. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Clofen*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Clofen*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Clofen* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Clofen*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Clofen*?
How will Generic for Clofen* work in my body?
How should Generic for Clofen* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Clofen* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Clofen* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Before taking Generic for Clofen*, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breast-feeding. Also inform if you have kidney disease, diabetes, epilepsy, breathing problem, peptic ulcer, and painful urination. While taking this medication, exercise caution when driving or performing tasks that require alertness.