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Review: could Baclofen cause Memory impairment?

Summary: Memory impairment could be caused by Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Neurontin, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 20,272 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 597 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.

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Baclofen

Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,074 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Memory impairment

Memory impairment (latest reports from 461,367 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 20,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 597 people (2.94%) have Memory Impairment. They amount to 0.13% of all the 460,869 people who have Memory Impairment on eHealthMe.

Trend of Memory impairment in Baclofen reports

Time on Baclofen when people have Memory impairment * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory impairment40.91%13.64%4.55%18.18%9.09%4.55%9.09%

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

FemaleMale
Memory impairment75.86%24.14%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory impairment0.00%0.00%0.17%3.73%12.20%35.08%33.05%15.76%

Severity of Memory impairment when taking Baclofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory impairment10.00%70.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory impairment0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (290 people, 48.58%)
  2. Pain (93 people, 15.58%)
  3. Muscle spasms (67 people, 11.22%)
  4. Depression (40 people, 6.70%)
  5. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (32 people, 5.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (131 people, 21.94%)
  2. Tysabri (112 people, 18.76%)
  3. Avonex (108 people, 18.09%)
  4. Cymbalta (66 people, 11.06%)
  5. Klonopin (65 people, 10.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I suffer from severe to moderate memory loss a friend told me it was due to klonopin It has been 7 years though since I suffered a concussion in a car accident. Been trying to get disability forever. I can't even handle a minimum wage job bc the steps I have to take r instantly out of my brain. I have a masters degree. So I don't think it's the concussion I think it's the meds. The muscle relaxant r brand new so we can't blame them. So could it be the klonopin

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Trying to figure out if my symptoms are related to medications I am taking or due to chronic fatigue syndrome which I have been diagnosed with and maybe fibromyalgia or lumbar stenosis or MS.

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