Review: could Baclofen cause Device Failure?


Summary

Device failure is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Morphine, and have Muscle spasticity . We study 26,444 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 80 have Device failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Device failure and more.

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Baclofen

Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasticity. (latest outcomes from Baclofen 28,487 users)

Device Failure

Device failure (latest reports from 5,388 Device failure patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

26,444 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 80 people (0.3%) have Device Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Baclofen cause Device failure?

Time on Baclofen when people have Device Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Device Failure when taking Baclofen *:

  • female: 42.5 %
  • male: 57.5 %

Age of people who have Device Failure when taking Baclofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.26 %
  • 20-29: 9.26 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 35.19 %
  • 50-59: 25.93 %
  • 60+: 14.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Muscle Spasticity (25 people, 31.25%)
  • Pain (22 people, 27.50%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (12 people, 15.00%)
  • Muscle Spasms (6 people, 7.50%)
  • Surgical Failure (3 people, 3.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Morphine (16 people, 20.00%)
  • Duragesic-100 (12 people, 15.00%)
  • Protonix (8 people, 10.00%)
  • Neurontin (8 people, 10.00%)
  • Ambien (8 people, 10.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (17 people, 21.25%)
  • Pain (16 people, 20.00%)
  • Muscle Spasms (11 people, 13.75%)
  • Back Pain (11 people, 13.75%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (10 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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