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Review: could Baclofen cause Headache?





Summary: Headache is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 20,369 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,211 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Baclofen

Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Baclofen 21,180 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headache 199,069 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 20,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 1,211 people (5.95%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Baclofen reports

Time on Baclofen when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache28.89%13.33%13.33%22.22%4.44%15.56%2.22%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Baclofen * :

FemaleMale
Headache73.07%26.93%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Baclofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.08%1.19%3.14%18.85%34.97%29.12%12.65%

Severity of Headache when taking Baclofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache6.67%40.00%40.00%13.33%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (429 people, 35.43%)
  2. Pain (167 people, 13.79%)
  3. Muscle spasms (98 people, 8.09%)
  4. Depression (85 people, 7.02%)
  5. Muscle spasticity (78 people, 6.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (244 people, 20.15%)
  2. Avonex (164 people, 13.54%)
  3. Gabapentin (155 people, 12.80%)
  4. Klonopin (126 people, 10.40%)
  5. Aspirin (119 people, 9.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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