Baclofen

In the US, Baclofen (baclofen systemic) is a member of the drug class skeletal muscle relaxants and is used to treat Alcohol Withdrawal, Cerebral Spasticity, Cervical Dystonia, Cluster-Tic Syndrome, Dystonia, Hiccups, Huntington's Disease, Migraine Prevention, Muscle Spasm, Muscle Twitching, Neuralgia, Periodic Limb Movement Disorder, Spasticity and Trigeminal Neuralgia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

M03BX01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001134-47-0

Chemical Formula

C10-H12-Cl-N-O2

Molecular Weight

213

Therapeutic Category

Muscle relaxant, centrally acting

Chemical Name

β-(Aminomethyl)-p-chlorohydrocinnamic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Baclofen (OS: JAN, USAN, BAN)
  • Baclofene (OS: DCIT)
  • Baclofène (OS: DCF)
  • Baclofen (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Baclofène (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Baclofenum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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