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Baclofen

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Read time: 23 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 24 Jul 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Baclofen Aguettant is indicated in patients with severe chronic spasticity resulting from trauma, multiple sclerosis or other spinal cord disorders, who are unresponsive to oral baclofen or other orally administered antispastic agents and/or those patients who experience unacceptable side effects at effective oral doses.Baclofen Aguettant is effective in adult patients with severe chronic spasticity of cerebral origin, resulting e.g. from cerebral palsy, brain trauma or cerebrovascular accident; however, clinical experience is limited.

Paediatric population

Baclofen Aguettant is indicated in patients aged 4 to <18 years with severe chronic spasticity of cerebral origin or of spinal origin (associated with injury, multiple sclerosis, or other spinal cord diseases) who are unresponsive to orally administered antispastics (including oral baclofen) and/or who experience unacceptable side effects at effective oral doses.

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