Review: Baclofen side effects
In this review, we analyze Baclofen side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Baclofen. The review is based on 20,378 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Baclofen
Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,205 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (baclofen): Lioresal, Kemstro, Gablofen.
On Jan, 12, 2015: 20,378 people who reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen are studied
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I have had fibromyalgia for over 6 years. I have been treated with several mdications but since being on Baclofen I have had memory loss so bad it has even been noticed by mfy family members
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I have had fibromyalgia for over 6 years. I have been treated with several m being on medications but since being on Baclofen I have had memory loss so bad it has even been noticed by my family menbers.
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Had cervical disectomny and fusion on c5/6 c6/7
Had instrumented fusion and disectomny on l3/4
In neck have damaged spinal cord still pain in top
of arms middle of back. Pain in left and right side of
waist. Pains in my calfs in both legs aswell.
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I have been on these 2 drugs (Gabapentin and Baclofen) prescribed by my gp for osteoarthritis and nerve damage in my full back.Now also suffering from the grief of losing my beloved companion Harvey (dog),I was diagnosed with deep depression. I was given fluoxetine and have been taking this for almost 4 weeks (along with the other 2 meds) and today I have a very sore tongue and it has been white for a number of days,i am going to the pharmacy tomorrow to seek some advice as I am not sure I should be taking all these together? As I am on the highest dose of depression tablets with the fluoxetine I feel it is unsafe to take with the other 2 as the baclofen can also be used to treat certain types of depression. But I can not do without either and as I am allergic to codeine I am pretty much stuck.
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On eHealthMe, Baclofen (baclofen) is often used for muscle spasms. Find out below the conditions Baclofen is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Baclofen used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Studies of common Baclofen drug interactions:
- Baclofen and Gabapentin drug interactions (4,306 reports)
- Baclofen and Avonex drug interactions (3,162 reports)
- Baclofen and Tysabri drug interactions (2,031 reports)
- Baclofen and Clonazepam drug interactions (1,991 reports)
- Baclofen and Rebif drug interactions (1,964 reports)
- Baclofen and Dizac drug interactions (1,893 reports)
- Baclofen and Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen drug interactions (1,784 reports)
- Baclofen and Levothyroxine thyroid drug interactions (1,764 reports)
- Baclofen and Tizanidine Hydrochloride drug interactions (1,679 reports)
- Baclofen and Omeprazole drug interactions (1,601 reports)
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