Could Baclofen cause Alopecia - from FDA reports
Alopecia is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aubagio, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 42,417 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA. Among them, 491 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Baclofen 44,083 users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,186 Alopecia patients).
On Jan, 20, 2017
42,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 491 people (1.16%) have Alopecia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Baclofen when people have Alopecia *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Baclofen *:
- female: 92.78 %
- male: 7.22 %
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Baclofen *:
- 0-1: 0.24 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.73 %
- 20-29: 3.88 %
- 30-39: 14.81 %
- 40-49: 24.76 %
- 50-59: 27.18 %
- 60+: 28.4 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (292 people, 59.47%)
- Pain (49 people, 9.98%)
- Muscle Spasms (46 people, 9.37%)
- Depression (42 people, 8.55%)
- Muscle Spasticity (29 people, 5.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aubagio (140 people, 28.51%)
- Neurontin (77 people, 15.68%)
- Ampyra (71 people, 14.46%)
- Vitamin D (63 people, 12.83%)
- Tecfidera (62 people, 12.63%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (103 people, 20.98%)
- Nausea (91 people, 18.53%)
- Diarrhea (83 people, 16.90%)
- Weakness (80 people, 16.29%)
- Fall (73 people, 14.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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