About Baclofen Pumps

Baclofen pumps deliver medication directly to your spinal cord.

For spasticity of spinal origin, chronic infusion of baclofen via a baclofen pump should be reserved for patients unresponsive to oral baclofen or those who experience intolerable side effects at effective doses.

What Is It?

A baclofen pump (ITB therapy) is a precise, targeted therapy proven to reduce severe spasticity caused by spinal cord injury or spinal cord disease.
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Benefits and Risks

All treatment and outcome results are specific to the individual patient, and will form part of your consultation with your healthcare professional.

Please consult your healthcare professional for a full list of benefits, indications, precautions, clinical results, and other important medical information that pertains to baclofen pumps (ITB therapy).

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn some of the common questions and concerns about how a baclofen pump may help minimise your severe spasticity caused by spinal cord injury or spinal cord disease.
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Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 27 Sep 2010

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