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Compound Summary for: CID 2284

Baclofen

Also known as: Lioresal; Baclon; Kemstro; 1134-47-0; 4-Amino-3-(4-chlorophenyl)butanoic acid; Lioresal Intrathecal; Pms-Baclofen; DL-Baclofen
Molecular Formula: C10H12ClNO2   Molecular Weight: 213.66078   InChIKey: KPYSYYIEGFHWSV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID derivative that is a specific agonist of GABA-B RECEPTORS. It is used in the treatment of MUSCLE SPASTICITY, especially that due to SPINAL CORD INJURIES. Its therapeutic effects result from actions at spinal and supraspinal sites, generally the reduction of excitatory transmission.   From: MeSH
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