Midland Centre for Spinal Injuries - Baclofen Pump - Leaflet

What is Baclofen?

Baclofen is a skeletal muscle relaxant. It has been used orally for many years in the treatment of spasticity.

What is a baclofen pump?

A Baclofen pump delivers the same drug directly to the spinal cord. As it is delivered directly, the drug is more effective with regard to reducing muscle spasms. In addition, side effects on the patients body in general are reduced or avoided.

Release Date: 04 Jul 2017