NCLEX RN Practice Question # 692

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 692.

NCLEX Examination.


Baclofen inhibits both monosynaptic and polysynaptic re lexes at the spinal level, possibly by hyperpolarization of afferent terminals, although actions at supraspinal sites may also occur and contribute to its clinical effect. Baclofen is an analogue of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA), but there is no conclusive evidence that actions on GABA systems are involved in the production of its clinical effects.


May cause hypotension & dyspnea when used with epidural morphine.

Side Effects:

  • drowsiness,
  • dizziness,
  • weakness

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