Baclofen and Muscle atrophy - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Muscle atrophy with Baclofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 46,018 people who have side effects when taking Baclofen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

46,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 110 people (0.24%) have Muscle Atrophy

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Could Baclofen cause Muscle atrophy?

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

  • female: 49.09 %
  • male: 50.91 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.08 %
  • 20-29: 2.15 %
  • 30-39: 4.3 %
  • 40-49: 16.13 %
  • 50-59: 47.31 %
  • 60+: 29.03 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (45 people, 40.91%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (22 people, 20.00%)
  • Pain (11 people, 10.00%)
  • Neuralgia (8 people, 7.27%)
  • Muscle Spasms (8 people, 7.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tysabri (15 people, 13.64%)
  • Avonex (15 people, 13.64%)
  • Lasix (13 people, 11.82%)
  • Neurontin (12 people, 10.91%)
  • Flomax (12 people, 10.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (28 people, 25.45%)
  • Weakness (25 people, 22.73%)
  • Muscle Spasms (24 people, 21.82%)
  • Fall (22 people, 20.00%)
  • Weight Decreased (21 people, 19.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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