Drug points: Neonatal convulsions after withdrawal of baclofen.

@article{Ratnayaka2001DrugPN,
  title={Drug points: Neonatal convulsions after withdrawal of baclofen.},
  author={B D Ratnayaka and Harpreet Dhaliwal and Simon W. Watkin},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2001},
  volume={323 7304},
  pages={
          85
        }
}
Baclofen is a skeletal muscle relaxant used for the relief of chronic severe spasticity resulting from disorders such as multiple sclerosis or traumatic injury to the spinal cord. We report convulsions in a 7 day old girl who had been exposed to baclofen during intrauterine life. A paraplegic mother had been taking baclofen 20 mg four times daily (Lioresal, Novartis, Surrey), oxybutanin 3 mg three times daily, and trimethoprim 100 mg daily, which she continued throughout her pregnancy. The… CONTINUE READING

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