Baclofen and Muscle weakness - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle weakness is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ampyra, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Muscle weakness 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, 3,613 people (7.85%) have Muscle Weakness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Baclofen cause Muscle weakness?

Time on Baclofen when people have Muscle Weakness *:

  • < 1 month: 45.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.06 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.39 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

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

  • female: 68.63 %
  • male: 31.37 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.97 %
  • 10-19: 0.74 %
  • 20-29: 3.25 %
  • 30-39: 10.84 %
  • 40-49: 24.86 %
  • 50-59: 29.27 %
  • 60+: 30.04 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (1,528 people, 42.29%)
  • Gait Disturbance (402 people, 11.13%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (392 people, 10.85%)
  • Pain (352 people, 9.74%)
  • Muscle Spasms (245 people, 6.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ampyra (660 people, 18.27%)
  • Neurontin (392 people, 10.85%)
  • Avonex (390 people, 10.79%)
  • Gilenya (378 people, 10.46%)
  • Tysabri (336 people, 9.30%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (854 people, 23.64%)
  • Gait Disturbance (673 people, 18.63%)
  • Fall (630 people, 17.44%)
  • Nausea (566 people, 15.67%)
  • Dizziness (531 people, 14.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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