Chemical formula: C₁₀H₁₂ClNO₂  Molecular mass: 213.661 g/mol  PubChem compound: 2284

Active ingredient description

Baclofen is an antispastic agent acting at the spinal level. A gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) derivative, chemically unrelated to other antispastic agents.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
M03BX01 Baclofen M Musculo-skeletal system → M03 Muscle relaxants → M03B Muscle relaxants, centrally acting agents → M03BX Other centrally acting agents
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
LIORESAL Solutions for infusion Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
BACLOFEN Tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 1134-47-0
DrugBank Drug: DB00181
KEGG Drug: D00241
PubChem Compound: 2284
RxNorm Ingredient: 1292
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387342009
Baclofen (substance)
UNII Identifier: H789N3FKE8


Baclofen is an active ingredient of these brands:

United States (US)

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Croatia (HR)

Cyprus (CY)

Ecuador (EC)

Estonia (EE)

Finland (FI)

France (FR)

Germany (DE)

Ireland (IE)

Israel (IL)

Italy (IT)

Japan (JP)

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Malta (MT)

Netherlands (NL)

New Zealand (NZ)

Poland (PL)

Romania (RO)

Singapore (SG)

South Africa (ZA)

Spain (ES)

Tunisia (TN)

Turkey (TR)

United Kingdom (UK)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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