Lyvispah Dosage

Generic name: baclofen
Drug class: Skeletal muscle relaxants

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  GRANULE: 5 mg per pkt, 10 mg per pkt, 20 mg per pkt

Spasticity

[20-80 mg/day PO/NG/GT/GJ divided tid-qid]
Start: 5 mg PO/NG/GT/GJ tid, may incr. by 15 mg/day q3 days; Max: 80 mg/day; Info: taper dose gradually to D/C

Hiccups, intractable

[5-10 mg PO/NG/GT/GJ tid]
Start: 5 mg PO/NG/GT/GJ tid, may incr. by 15 mg/day q3 days; Max: 75 mg/day; Info: taper dose gradually to D/C

Renal dosing

[see below]
renal impairment: consider decr. usual dose
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

Recommended Peds Dosing

Dosage forms:  GRANULE: 5 mg per pkt, 10 mg per pkt, 20 mg per pkt

Spasticity

[*2-7 yo]
Dose: 10-40 mg/day PO/NG/GT/GJ divided tid-qid; Start: 2.5-5 mg PO/NG/GT/GJ tid, may incr. by 5-15 mg/day q3 days; Max: 40 mg/day; Info: taper dose gradually to D/C
[*8-11 yo]
Dose: 10-60 mg/day PO/NG/GT/GJ divided tid-qid; Start: 2.5-5 mg PO/NG/GT/GJ tid, may incr. by 5-15 mg/day q3 days; Max: 60 mg/day; Info: taper dose gradually to D/C
[12 yo and older]
Dose: 20-80 mg/day PO/NG/GT/GJ divided tid-qid; Start: 5 mg PO/NG/GT/GJ tid, may incr. by 15 mg/day q3 days; Max: 80 mg/day; Info: taper dose gradually to D/C

Renal dosing

renal impairment: consider decr. usual dose
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

SRC: NLM .