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... Benzodiazepines such as diazepam are the oldest and most frequently used oral agents for spasticity related to spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, and cerebral vascular accident. ... (16 replies)
... For some people with CP, baclofen is good; for others it is not. What I have heard is that some people with CP can only walk, because of their spastic muscles. So if you take away the spasticity (with baclofen in this case) the person is no longer able to walk and that puts them in a less able position. So, the baclofen, kind of did something not so great... Maybe this... (16 replies)
... Hey guys! I am 42 with spastic L hemiplegia. I get BOTOX shots to relieve spasticity, and I take ti****dine (zanaflex), which works rather well for me. I was offered baclofen but they (docs) decided that the sedative effects would be more of a negative effect than the good the drug would do for the spasticity. I wasn't sure that the zanaflex was actually doing anything... (16 replies)

... had surgery when I was a kid but they say there isnt anything more to do. I've tried Baclofen, but dont find it does anything for the pain but it does relax the spasticity a bit. ... (2 replies)
... Bulkhead, did your friend tell you why is Baclofen contraindicated for CP? ... (16 replies)
... I had a neurologist tell me that he was "oh so sorry" to inform me that he could do no more for me than to treat me with oral antispasmodic drugs. Intrathecal Baclofen was then an approved treatment. ... (42 replies)
... You certainly are busy. I'm 43 and take Baclofen for the spasticity. Take at night if it makes you too tired. 20 m.g. a day is a mild dose. ... (11 replies)
Battling fatigue
Oct 16, 2003
... spasticity meds are too sedating to reap the benefits. Hard to assess at this time how mild my case is. ... (627 replies)
Battling fatigue
Oct 16, 2003
... spasticity meds are too sedating to reap the benefits. Hard to assess at this time how mild my case is. ... (627 replies)
Hi im new here
Jul 20, 2007
... My son, 28 has mild CP and I teach many kids with CP. The tightness you are feeling is from your brain giving too much stimulus to your muscles resulting is spasticity. ... (7 replies)
Any Solutions
Mar 1, 2005
... I so wish all of you could see what a difference a baclofen pump has made in my daughter's life. ... (26 replies)
Any Solutions
Feb 26, 2005
... I so wish all of you could see what a difference a baclofen pump has made in my daughter's life. ... (26 replies)
New Member
Feb 7, 2013
... I just found this forum and am very glad because there doesn't seem to be much on the Internet these days about mild CP. I am very shy and this isn't something I like to talk about, even to close friends and family. ... (2 replies)
Any Solutions
Feb 26, 2005
... AliceBlueBelle, As you probably know, the pump has some significant risks including death from withdrawl. My doctor is eager to put the pump in me-- I am the same age as your daughter, and probably at a similar functional level (by the way-- please search the board and read some of the previous posts about the use of the terminology "mild CP"-- there is no such thing as... (26 replies)




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