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Review: could Baclofen cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 20,378 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 188 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Baclofen

Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 21,190 Baclofen users)

Hair loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,662 Hair loss patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 20,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 188 people (0.92%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Baclofen reports

Time on Baclofen when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%12.50%37.50%0.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Baclofen * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss92.55%7.45%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Baclofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.58%4.68%22.22%30.99%26.32%15.20%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Baclofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%30.00%60.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (64 people, 34.04%)
  2. Pain (16 people, 8.51%)
  3. Muscle spasms (13 people, 6.91%)
  4. Neuralgia (10 people, 5.32%)
  5. Hypertension (9 people, 4.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (42 people, 22.34%)
  2. Rebif (30 people, 15.96%)
  3. Avonex (29 people, 15.43%)
  4. Lyrica (17 people, 9.04%)
  5. Valium (16 people, 8.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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