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Yes, I have been on Baclofen for close to Ten years now. I was prescribed with Baclofen by my neurologist after it was diagnosed as a residual effect of Guillain Barre Syndrome. I have great things to say about Baclofen and the way it treated my severe M.E symptoms. I have to say that the difference you feel is very gradual. At times you may feel as if nothing is happening but persevere and you should see a positive change. One final piece of advice is to be consistant with your doses, as time goes by, with trial and error you will know what doses work for you but initially always stick to your doctor's specific doses. Hope this was helpful.

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