Delirium associated with baclofen withdrawal: a review of common presentations and management strategies.

@article{Leo2005DeliriumAW,
  title={Delirium associated with baclofen withdrawal: a review of common presentations and management strategies.},
  author={Raphael J. Leo and Daniel Baer},
  journal={Psychosomatics},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={503-7}
}
The authors reviewed 23 published cases of psychiatric symptoms in association with baclofen withdrawal. Delirium, and not other functional psychiatric conditions, arose secondarily from abrupt baclofen cessation. Vulnerability to baclofen-withdrawal delirium appeared to be greater in individuals who received chronic baclofen therapy. Baclofen-withdrawal delirium can be difficult to distinguish from delirium of other etiologies, and unrecognized and inadequately treated baclofen-withdrawal… CONTINUE READING

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