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A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
Take baclofen with or without a meal as your doctor prescribed, usually 3 times a day. At the start of the treatment, dosage should be low. Once you are sure that there are no side effects, you can increase the dosage according to your doctor’s instructions.
Lioresal baclofen includes silica, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, povidone, and wheat starch.
Do not use baclofen if you are allergic to it. Make sure to inform your doctor if you take sleeping pills daily.
Make sure that this medicine is safe for you; communicate with your doctor if you have:
Side effects of using this medication include asthenia, dizziness, headache, and nausea.
Apart from the side effects listed above, Lioresal may also cause some unwanted effects that need medical attention promptly.
Visit your doctor if any of the below mentioned side effects occur: