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Migraine Prevention 2 reviews 30 medications
   
10
Hiccups 1 reviews 8 medications
   
9.5
Muscle Spasm 7 reviews 55 medications
   
7.8
Cervical Dystonia 2 reviews 6 medications
   
7.5
Alcohol Withdrawal 2 reviews 19 medications
   
6.7
Neuralgia 2 reviews 29 medications
   
3.3
Summary of Lioresal reviews 16 reviews 7.5

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For Alcohol Withdrawal "At 125 mg greatly helped reduce the craving but had to lower the dose due to side effects such as sleep apeneia and extreme tiredness. Currently in 60 mg . In conclusion it helped me a lot but I had severe side effects ."

   
7.0

xandecool (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 13, 2016

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For Muscle Spasm "Loss leg with riding lawn mower. Still have side effects! The leg I still have jerks and I still feel the pain of the lawn mower going over my leg. Not at all times but when they do I can't get the pain or the spasms to let up!"

   
8.0

Tie December 29, 2015

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For Neuralgia "I started taking this medication 5 days ago. It's 1248 am, I've been up now for an hour, sick to my stomach. I'm having a hard time when I try to lay down, my throat feels like it's swelling, unable to sleep. AND actually woke up by throwing up. And plus I'm still having a terrible muscle spasm in right lower back"

   
5.0

katief363 August 30, 2015

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For Neuralgia "I had pains in my legs after knee surgery and I took this medicine only one pill 4 times in two days and I have never been so sick in my entire life! I was so sick to my stomach that even water made me even more sick. Whatever I ate or drank would come back up about an hour later. I could barely stand up straight, I was shaking, I had fever and chills, etc. It was horrible! I stopped taking it as soon as this started and then it took another two days to actually completely get out of my system!"

   
1.0

gizzmoe July 20, 2015

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For Muscle Spasm "Been taking these due to 2 back surgeries within a 9 month period. Doesn't really help with my muscle spasms."

   
2.0

PaPis Girl January 5, 2015

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For Cervical Dystonia "Start the medication low, slow dosage and increase as prescribed and needed"

   
8.0

tyw August 14, 2014

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For Migraine Prevention "Helped tremendously with migraine and tension headaches!!!"

   
10

Gardeniagirl (taken for less than 1 month) June 14, 2014

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For Muscle Spasm "I was taken off Soma and put on Baclofen to help with extremely painful muscle spasms that I've been told are related to my fibromyalgia. I was extremely surprised and grateful to find out that this medication while not preventing the spasms, does stop them dead in their tracks when taken as soon as they start. I've had no noticeable side effects. A real God send for me."

   
10

lmchotrod (taken for 1 to 2 years) September 13, 2013

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For Cervical Dystonia "Baclofen has lessened the spasms and pain of my Cervical Dystonia. It does have side effects, but they are tolerable considering the relief I get."

   
7.0

CDsince96 (taken for 5 to 10 years) August 27, 2013

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For Muscle Spasm "Taking 20mg per day of Baclofen for Levator Syndrome (pelvic muscle spams). The only thing that has ever worked for this condition. No side effects that I can tell."

   
9.0

Anonymous June 12, 2013

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For Muscle Spasm "I find this medication has been great in controlling the muscle spasms I have been experiencing. However it isn't very effective in easing the neuropathic pain I also experience. "

blackie13uk (taken for 1 to 2 years) January 2, 2013

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For Alcohol Withdrawal "Baclofen is a miracle for alcohol and addiction."

   
10

Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months) November 26, 2012

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For Migraine Prevention "I have been taking it for 90 days. The medication seems to have leveled off the severity and frequency of my migraines. I take several medications and along with this medication it seems to be really effective. The side effects are a lot better than taking opiates or anything that makes you dizzy and ineffective. I take Topiramate, Bupropion, Amitriptyline, Gabapentin. When a headache hits I take a Sumatriptan and let it dissolve in my mouth."

iowacyhawk-husker December 22, 2011

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For Muscle Spasm "I have suffered with back pain and muscle spasms for almost ten years. Sleeping through the night only happened in my dreams. Travel was limited by the necessity to stop frequently, get out and walk/stretch. A 200 mile trip could take 6 hours. Hotel beds were excruciating. After three weeks of routine dosing, my dreams are now a reality. Sleeping thru the night, driving for extended periods and staying away from home overnight have given me my life back. One word of caution, with your doctor's guidance, start with a small dose and be patient as the dose is increased. Beginning large may cause extreme sleepiness. Yep, the voice of experience. Fell asleep in mid sentence!"

   
10

Anonymous October 25, 2009

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For Muscle Spasm "I have been taking baclofen for a few months for severe spasms and it is very effective with no drowsiness."

   
8.0

Anonymous March 13, 2009

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"This has become a life saver for me. The first 2 doses caused severe headache. Since then, the results have been amazing, with no other side effects."

   
8.0

Anonymous March 7, 2009

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For Hiccups "We tried it for my dad when he was having non-stop hiccups for weeks after having TIA. It definitely worked when he used the medication. It's a lot of help indeed."

   
9.0

Anonymous December 28, 2008

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