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Review: could Baclofen cause Memory impairment (Memory loss)?
Summary: Memory impairment 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 20,359 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 619 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.
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Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,167 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Memory impairment (latest reports from 469,176 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 20,348 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 598 people (2.94%) have Memory Impairment.
Time on Baclofen when people have Memory impairment * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory impairment||43.48%||13.04%||4.35%||17.39%||8.70%||4.35%||8.70% |
Gender of people who have Memory impairment when taking Baclofen * :
|Memory impairment||75.90%||24.10% |
Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Baclofen * :
|Memory impairment||0.00%||0.00%||0.17%||3.72%||12.18%||35.03%||32.99%||15.91% |
Severity of Memory impairment when taking Baclofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory impairment||9.09%||72.73%||18.18%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory impairment||20.00%||0.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (290 people, 48.49%)
- Pain (93 people, 15.55%)
- Muscle spasms (67 people, 11.20%)
- Depression (40 people, 6.69%)
- Muscle spasticity (32 people, 5.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (131 people, 21.91%)
- Tysabri (112 people, 18.73%)
- Avonex (108 people, 18.06%)
- Cymbalta (66 people, 11.04%)
- Klonopin (65 people, 10.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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