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Self-intoxication with baclofen in alcohol-dependent patients with co-existing psychiatric illness: an emergency department case series.

Authors
  • Franchitto, Nicolas
  • Pelissier, Fanny
  • Lauque, Dominique
  • Simon, Nicolas
  • Lançon, Christophe
Type
Published Article
Journal
Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
49
Issue
1
Pages
79–83
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/alcalc/agt169
PMID: 24226812
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Baclofen overdose affects the autonomic and central nervous system. Supportive care is symptom based. Care should be taken when prescribing baclofen with other central nervous system depressants and to patients with past attempted suicide.

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