A herniated disc is a displaced intervertebral disc. Severe pain and numbness occur when the displaced disc compresses its surrounding spinal nerve roots. It is the most common cause of low back pain.
Baclofen is a muscle relaxant that works by suppressing the transmission of certain messages between nerve cells. It can therefore be used for relieving the pain of muscle spasms including chronic severe spasticity. Baclofen may also be used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), intractable hiccups, and trigeminal neuralgia
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