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Fentanyl vs Baclofen, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 60

This is personalized comparison of Fentanyl vs Baclofen for a female aged 60. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,388 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.

Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,120 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.

On May, 28, 2014: 4,850 female patients aged 55 who take the same drugs are studied in Fentanyl vs Baclofen

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female55Pain

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Fentanyl fentanyl citratenot specified
Baclofen baclofennot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 55 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
FentanylBaclofen
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fall
PainMultiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath)
Drug IneffectiveNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
VomitingUrinary Tract Infection
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Asthenia (weakness)
Pyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Cardiac ArrestDrug Ineffective
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Condition Aggravated
Chest PainMultiple Sclerosis Relapse (reoccurrence of a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
FentanylBaclofen
Feeling AbnormalBrain Injury
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Weight Gain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Kidney Crystallisation (crystallized minerals that become lodged in kidney tissue)
Delirium Tremens (a psychotic condition typical of withdrawal in chronic alcoholics)Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body)
VomitingInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Short-term Memory Loss
Drug IneffectiveHigh Blood Pressure
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (reoccurrence of a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath)
OverdoseFatigue (feeling of tiredness)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Fentanyl0.00%25.00%20.83%41.67%12.50%
Baclofen4.46%38.39%24.11%25.00%8.04%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Fentanyl (fentanyl citrate) is often used to treat pain. Baclofen (baclofen) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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