• Top Veterinary Articles of the Week: Baclofen Intoxication, Vaccine Types and Advancements, and more

    21 days ago - By Dawg Business

    Baclofen Intoxication - A Dangerous Muscle Relaxant Dr. Christopher Byers/CriticalCare DVM
    Muscle relaxants, namely Methocarbamo l, are sometimes used in dogs for muscle relaxation with intervertebral disc disease or traumatic muscle strains. Jasmine's vet used it very judiciously; he didn't believe it provided much of a lasting benefit. I did have a prescription for Cookie after her iliopsoas injury.
    Baclofen is a human medication used as a skeletal muscle relaxant. It is commonly used for patients with MS, diseases of the spinal cord, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's chorea. When...
    Read more ...