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Baclofen USP is a muscle relaxant and antispastic. Its chemical name is 4-amino-3-(4-chlorophenyl)-butanoic acid. Its molecular formula is C10H12CINO2 and its structural formula is:
Baclofen USP is a white to off-white, odorless or practically odorless crystalline powder, with a molecular weight of 213.66. It is slightly soluble in water, very slightly soluble in methanol and insoluble in chloroform.
Each tablet, for oral administration, contains 10 or 20 mg of baclofen. In addition, each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: Crospovidone, anhydrous lactose, magnesium stearate and povidone.
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