Review: could Baclofen cause Acute Psychosis?


Summary

Acute psychosis is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Clomipramine Hcl, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 26,445 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Acute psychosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute psychosis and more.

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Baclofen

Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasticity. (latest outcomes from Baclofen 41,251 users)

Acute Psychosis

Acute psychosis (period of mentally unstable behaviour) has been reported by people with hypotension, agitation, hair loss, extrapyramidal disorder, psychotic disorder (latest reports from 1,924 Acute psychosis patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

26,445 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 27 people (0.1%) have Acute Psychosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Baclofen cause Acute psychosis?

Time on Baclofen when people have Acute Psychosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acute Psychosis when taking Baclofen *:

  • female: 85.19 %
  • male: 14.81 %

Age of people who have Acute Psychosis when taking Baclofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4 %
  • 30-39: 16 %
  • 40-49: 36 %
  • 50-59: 40 %
  • 60+: 4 %

Severity if Acute Psychosis when taking Baclofen **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from Acute Psychosis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Tremor (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Osteoporosis (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Depression (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (2 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Mefenamic Acid (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Lithium Carbonate (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Clomipramine Hcl (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (6 people, 22.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urine Output Increased (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Urine Osmolarity Increased (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Renal Failure Acute (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Dystonia (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Convulsion (7 people, 25.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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