\bˈaklɒfən], \bˈaklɒfən], \b_ˈa_k_l_ɒ_f_ə_n]\
Definitions of BACLOPHEN
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A GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID derivative that is a specific agonist at GABA-B receptors (RECEPTORS, GABA-B). It is used in the treatment of spasticity, especially that due to spinal cord damage. Its therapeutic effects result from actions at spinal and supraspinal sites, generally the reduction of excitatory transmission.
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