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Scientific papers on baclofen for alcoholism

Ability of baclofen in reducing alcohol… [Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2000] – PubMed – NCBI Baclofen efficacy in reducing alcoho… [Alcohol Alcohol. 2002 Sep-Oct] – PubMed – NCBI Dose-response effect of baclofen in … [Alcohol Alcohol. 2011 May-Jun] – PubMed – NCBI Baclofen suppresses alcohol intake an… [J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2007] – PubMed – NCBI … Continue reading

The Science of Addiction and Relapse

This is an excellent visual explanation of how addiction works and how addictive triggers can be suppressed by baclofen. It gives an idea of how incredibly quickly an addiction is triggered in the brain and why addiction has to be treated medically in the first instance.

“Suppression of alcohol dependence using baclofen: a 2-year observational study of 100 patients”

Front. Psychiatry, 03 December 2012 | doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2012.00103   Suppression of alcohol dependence using baclofen: a 2-year observational study of 100 patients Renaud de Beaurepaire* Groupe Hospitalier Paul-Guiraud, Villejuif, France Aims: The purpose of this study was to examine the long-term effects of baclofen in a large cohort of alcohol-dependent patients compliant to baclofen treatment. Methods: A hundred patients … Continue reading

Renaud de Beaur…

Renaud de Beaurepair on baclofen initiatives outside France Thank you for your mail. We are active in France to promote baclofen in the treatment of alcoholism. We have created 3 associations (one for the patients, one for the physicians, one for education). We alert (warn?) the authorities. We organize conferences, we use the medias. We … Continue reading

Barrack Obama’s letter on Baclofen September 27, 2012

Here is what President Obama wrote in support of Baclofen treatment for baclofen.  A couple of months later the NIH started its trial of Baclofen for anxiety and alcoholism: Thank you for writing.  I have heard from many Americans whose lives have been affected by a wide range of health conditions and diseases.  Whether they … Continue reading

Prescribing Guidelines for Baclofen in Alcoholism

Prescribing Guidelines for Baclofen in Alcoholism In 2012 doctors in France published guidelines for the prescribing of baclofen for alcoholism treatment.  This followed treatment of 1500 patients. The French government has now given its support to a double blind trial of baclofen which started in the summer of 2012.  At present there are two trials … Continue reading

The End of My Addiction by Olivier Ameisen

The little pill that could cure alcoholism When an alcoholic doctor began experimenting with Baclofen, he made what could be the medical breakthrough of the century  (437) James Medd The Observer, Sunday 9 May 2010 Article history Olivier Ameisen. Photograph: Roberto Frankenberg for the Observer The Hotel Lutetia is a beautiful belle époque building in Paris’s … Continue reading

Welcome to the Baclofen USA Forum

Welcome to the Forum! By “Forum” what I mean to say is that it is a place to post comments, hopefully helpful ones, about your experience with baclofen for alcoholism and other addictions. In time, maybe we will start up a chat board but right now we need to get information out about the treatment … Continue reading