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Review: could Baclofen cause Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness?

Summary: Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness could be caused by Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 20,272 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,788 have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness and more.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 20,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 1,788 people (8.82%) have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness. They amount to 0.14% of all the 1,323,738 people who have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness in Baclofen reports

Time on Baclofen when people have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness36.36%11.36%2.27%34.09%2.27%4.55%9.09%

Gender of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Baclofen * :

FemaleMale
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness66.44%33.56%

Age of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Baclofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness0.00%1.53%0.63%3.85%13.02%29.68%27.46%23.83%

Severity of Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Baclofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness0.00%44.44%55.56%0.00%

How people recovered from Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (809 people, 45.25%)
  2. Pain (209 people, 11.69%)
  3. Muscle spasticity (190 people, 10.63%)
  4. Muscle spasms (164 people, 9.17%)
  5. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (89 people, 4.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avonex (351 people, 19.63%)
  2. Neurontin (309 people, 17.28%)
  3. Gabapentin (225 people, 12.58%)
  4. Tysabri (216 people, 12.08%)
  5. Betaseron (196 people, 10.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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