BACLOFEN

n. refers to a skeletal muscle relaxant that inhibits transmission of synaptic reflexes at the spinal cord level. This drug is used in the treatment of reversible spasticity, which is associated with multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injury. U.S. trade name: Lioresal.

BACLOFEN: "The drug Baclofen is used to relax the muscles of individuals who struggle with muscle spasticity."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BACLOFEN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/baclofen/ (accessed April 25, 2018).
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