Baclofen and Muscle atrophy - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle atrophy is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 42,417 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA. Among them, 106 have Muscle atrophy. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle atrophy and more.

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Baclofen

Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Baclofen 44,099 users)

Muscle Atrophy

Muscle atrophy (a decrease in the mass of the muscle) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 8,143 Muscle atrophy patients).

On Jan, 25, 2017

42,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 106 people (0.25%) have Muscle Atrophy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Baclofen cause Muscle atrophy?

Gender of people who have Muscle Atrophy when taking Baclofen *:

  • female: 47.17 %
  • male: 52.83 %

Age of people who have Muscle Atrophy when taking Baclofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.2 %
  • 30-39: 4.4 %
  • 40-49: 15.38 %
  • 50-59: 48.35 %
  • 60+: 29.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (45 people, 42.45%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (20 people, 18.87%)
  • Pain (11 people, 10.38%)
  • Neuralgia (8 people, 7.55%)
  • Muscle Spasms (8 people, 7.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tysabri (15 people, 14.15%)
  • Avonex (15 people, 14.15%)
  • Lasix (13 people, 12.26%)
  • Neurontin (12 people, 11.32%)
  • Flomax (12 people, 11.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (27 people, 25.47%)
  • Weakness (25 people, 23.58%)
  • Muscle Spasms (24 people, 22.64%)
  • Fall (22 people, 20.75%)
  • Weight Decreased (21 people, 19.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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