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baclofen withdrawal

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cilcil Sat 15-Jan-11 16:11:48

i group ineed your help my son has started baclofen in november i dont like side effecti went to doctor to stop slowlynow withdrawal effecthas anyone had same problem

ArthurPewty Sat 15-Jan-11 16:57:54

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cilcil Sun 16-Jan-11 18:58:34

he was shivering wihout temperature aggressive i tried half a mil at a time

isw Sun 16-Jan-11 22:19:24

My dd takes baclofen, I would be interested in what side effects you have noticed. thanks

r3dh3d Sun 16-Jan-11 23:16:12

From what I've heard, it's like benzo withdrawal and having managed that with DD1 you have to take it down incredibly slowly. We went from 10mg clobozam twice a day to zero but it literally took us a year. So we reduced the morning dose by 1/10 (1mg), waited 2 weeks, reduced the evening dose by 1/10. And carried on like that, taking out 1mg a month. We stopped every time DD1 was ill so the whole thing took about 13 months.

Now I've no idea if you have to go quite that slow! grin but you can get it out, if you go slow enough.

cilcil Mon 17-Jan-11 10:15:46

thank u all isw its when i tried to reduce the dose he started shivering withouta temperature and a bit dazed and aggressive

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