The following was written by Cassander, a lawyer and contributor to the MWO forums: There is a drug (as in prescription drug) out there which seems to help a lot of people stop drinking. As in alcoholics. Its called baclofen. It is a safe, old drug which was discovered about 90 years ago as a treatment … Continue reading There is a drug…
Psychiatry Res. 1996 Feb 28;60(1):41-7.Growth hormone response to baclofen: a comparison of 10-mg and 20-mg doses in healthy men.Davis LL1, Trivedi M, Kramer GL, Rush AJ, Orsulak PJ, Akers L, Petty F.Author information AbstractGrowth hormone (GH) response and baclofen levels were measured in seven healthy adult men following a 10-mg and a 20-mg dose of … Continue reading Baclofen’s role in stimulating Growth Hormone
Meeting CoverageFailed Autism Drug Study Has Silver LiningPublished: Nov 1, 2013By John Gever , Deputy Managing Editor, MedPage Todaysave|AAAction PointsNote that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.AUSTIN, Texas -- The primary endpoint was … Continue reading Failure of Autism drug, Arbablofen has a silver lining
The Epiphany autism blog reports. Wednesday, 27 November 2013Autism Clinical Trials, Arbaclofen (STX209), Curemark CM-AT and the Clever Chiropractor In the world of clinical trials for drugs, judging success and failure can be highly subjective. They try to make it as logical as possible and the method works pretty well for assessing things that you … Continue reading Arbaclofen – New Trial for Autism Treatment
Autism and Baclofen Recent studies in autism have shown the effectiveness of STX209, a drug which is chemically similar to Baclofen in the treatment of autism. It is 10 times more potent than Baclofen and target the same Gaba receptor. Not available to the public until at least 2013 it give hope for the treatment … Continue reading Autism and Baclofen
Acute alcohol withdrawal symptoms Baclofen Can Ease Symptoms of Acute Alcohol Withdrawal Bob Roehr Authors and Disclosures Print This Email this ShareNovember 12, 2010 (Denver, Colorado) — A small study in Minnesota has replicated findings from Italy indicating that off-label use of the gamma-aminobutyric acid–derivative baclofen is effective in treating symptoms of alcohol withdrawal … Continue reading Baclofen for Acute Alcohol Withdrawal
Baclofen and Opiates - one man's story My addiction testimony. My name is Pascal Gramme and I live in Belgium.I was addicted to opiates, benzodiazepines, and antidepressants.It all started one day in March 1993, a day I will never forget.This particular morning, I was at work and suffering from a severe toothache. The day seemed very inauspicious, … Continue reading Baclofen and Opiates
The French health authorities have approve baclofen for a temporary use The French authorities gave baclofen a "recommendation for temporary use" for three years pending the results of ongoing trials set to be completed in May 2014. The article states that this means two things; that all doctors in France are being advised to prescribe … Continue reading French health authorities have approved baclofen to treat alcoholism.
Here is a letter I received from the NICE, the contents of which are self explanatory: Dear David Thank you for contacting the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). I am responding to your email in Teresa’s absence. Thank you for your email, which I have passed to the team responsible for our Evidence Summaries: unlicensed and off-label … Continue reading UK NICE refers Baclofen as a priority for consideration of advice to medical profession
Assisted Recovery Centers of GeorgiaAssisted Recovery Centers of Georgia is a non-12 Step alcohol and prescription drug rehab center which uses Vivitrol and baclofen in its treatment program. It is one of the few rehab centers to use baclofen for alcoholism in the USA.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=WXxxcElL7Cs#! This is an excellent visual explanation of how addiction works and how addictive triggers can be suppressed by baclofen. It gives an idea of how incredibly quickly an addiction is triggered in the brain and why addiction has to be treated medically in the first instance.