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Review: could Baclofen cause Alopecia?

Summary: Alopecia could be caused by Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Neurontin, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 20,272 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 186 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Baclofen

Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,074 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 226,716 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 20,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 186 people (0.92%) have Alopecia. They amount to 0.08% of all the 226,645 people who have Alopecia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Alopecia in Baclofen reports

Time on Baclofen when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia0.00%16.67%33.33%0.00%16.67%0.00%33.33%

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Baclofen * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia93.01%6.99%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Baclofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%0.59%4.73%21.89%31.36%26.04%15.38%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Baclofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alopecia0.00%37.50%50.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Alopecia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (64 people, 34.41%)
  2. Pain (16 people, 8.60%)
  3. Muscle spasms (13 people, 6.99%)
  4. Neuralgia (10 people, 5.38%)
  5. Hypertension (9 people, 4.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (42 people, 22.58%)
  2. Rebif (30 people, 16.13%)
  3. Avonex (29 people, 15.59%)
  4. Lyrica (17 people, 9.14%)
  5. Valium (16 people, 8.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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