Review: could Baclofen cause Acute psychosis?
We study 20,319 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Acute psychosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute psychosis and more.
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Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,127 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Acute psychosis (period of mentally unstable behaviour) (latest reports from 5,137 patients) has been reported by people with depression, schizophrenia, pain, psychotic disorder, hiv infection.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 20,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 24 people (0.12%) have Acute Psychosis. They amount to 0.47% of all the 5,132 people who have Acute Psychosis on eHealthMe.
Time on Baclofen when people have Acute psychosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acute psychosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Acute psychosis when taking Baclofen * :
|Acute psychosis||87.50%||12.50% |
Age of people who have Acute psychosis when taking Baclofen * :
|Acute psychosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.35%||13.04%||34.78%||43.48%||4.35% |
Severity of Acute psychosis when taking Baclofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acute psychosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Acute psychosis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acute psychosis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 20.83%)
- Tremor (4 people, 16.67%)
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 12.50%)
- Depression (2 people, 8.33%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 4.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (7 people, 29.17%)
- Mefenamic acid (7 people, 29.17%)
- Clomipramine hcl (7 people, 29.17%)
- Lithium carbonate (7 people, 29.17%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (6 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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