Gablofen is a product prescribed to treat severe spasticity due to several causes, such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or spinal cord injuries. It is given as an injection that is delivered directly into the spinal cord using a pump. Potential side effects may include headaches, drowsiness, and low muscle tone.
What Is Gablofen?
Gablofen® (baclofen) is a prescription medication approved to treat spasticity. It is administered through a pump that delivers the medication directly into the spinal cord. This medicine is approved to treat severe spasticity due to various causes, such as:
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