Baclofen and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 42,417 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA. Among them, 2,281 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 44,101 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,276 Headache patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

42,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 2,281 people (5.38%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Baclofen cause Headache?

Time on Baclofen when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 43.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Baclofen *:

  • female: 73.16 %
  • male: 26.84 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Baclofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 2.47 %
  • 20-29: 3.87 %
  • 30-39: 14.88 %
  • 40-49: 29.18 %
  • 50-59: 29.82 %
  • 60+: 19.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (892 people, 39.11%)
  • Pain (290 people, 12.71%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (218 people, 9.56%)
  • Muscle Spasms (160 people, 7.01%)
  • Gait Disturbance (159 people, 6.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (309 people, 13.55%)
  • Gilenya (275 people, 12.06%)
  • Ampyra (249 people, 10.92%)
  • Gabapentin (207 people, 9.07%)
  • Cymbalta (195 people, 8.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (624 people, 27.36%)
  • Fatigue (578 people, 25.34%)
  • Dizziness (488 people, 21.39%)
  • Weakness (474 people, 20.78%)
  • Pain (414 people, 18.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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