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BACKGROUND The gamma-aminobutyric acid type B receptor agonist baclofen is approved for spasticity and is used off-label for diverse types of addictive disorders, notably alcohol dependence. Baclofen may induce numerous neuropsychiatric adverse drug reactions, including behavioral disinhibition. However, this precise adverse drug reaction has never been(More)
In France, the off-label use of high-dose baclofen (HDB) for alcohol dependence is spreading. HDB induces frequent neuropsychiatric adverse events (AEs). Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a major axis-two psychiatric disorder that exposes to frequent comorbid alcohol dependence and increased risky behaviors. We investigated the drinking and safety(More)
High-dose baclofen, i.e., 300 mg/d or more, has recently emerged as a strategy for treating alcohol dependence. The impact that the co-exposure of large amounts of alcohol and baclofen has on sedation is unclear. In a prospective cohort of 253 subjects with alcohol dependence, we collected daily alcohol and baclofen doses across the first year of baclofen(More)
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