No, Baclofen is a generic medicine (Brand Name: Lioresal).
Baclofen is a muscle relaxer and an antispastic agent. It is used to treat muscle symptoms caused by multiple sclerosis, including spasm, pain, and stiffness.
Skelaxin is the brand name. It contains the generic medicine, metaxalone, which is also a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) in the brain.
Skelaxin is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat discomfort associated with acute skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury.
- Skelaxin Information for Consumers
- Skelaxin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Skelaxin (detailed)
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