Review: could Baclofen cause Memory Impairment?


Memory impairment 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 25,569 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 755 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.

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Memory Impairment

Memory impairment has been reported by people with confusional state, weakness, drowsiness, diarrhea, memory loss (latest reports from 71,070 Memory impairment patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

25,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 755 people (2.95%) have Memory Impairment

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Baclofen cause Memory impairment?

Time on Baclofen when people have Memory Impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 45.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.03 %
  • 10+ years: 6.06 %

Gender of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Baclofen *:

  • female: 73.94 %
  • male: 26.06 %

Age of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Baclofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 0.96 %
  • 20-29: 4.63 %
  • 30-39: 13.58 %
  • 40-49: 28.75 %
  • 50-59: 34.03 %
  • 60+: 17.89 %

Severity if Memory Impairment when taking Baclofen **:

  • least: 7.14 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 14.29 %
  • most severe: 21.43 %

How people recovered from Memory Impairment **:

  • while on drug: 11.11 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 88.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (318 people)
  • Pain (101 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (70 people)
  • Depression (57 people)
  • Anxiety (38 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (138 people)
  • Avonex (116 people)
  • Tysabri (106 people)
  • Gabapentin (76 people)
  • Lyrica (71 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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