Baclofen and Muscle weakness - from FDA reports
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 . We study 42,417 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA. Among them, 3,421 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.
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Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Baclofen 44,101 users)
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 279,155 Muscle weakness patients).
On Jan, 29, 2017
42,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 3,421 people (8.07%) have Muscle Weakness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Baclofen when people have Muscle Weakness *:
- < 1 month: 47.06 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.12 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.47 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.65 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.82 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.47 %
- 10+ years: 4.41 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Baclofen *:
- female: 68.45 %
- male: 31.55 %
Age of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Baclofen *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.02 %
- 10-19: 0.78 %
- 20-29: 3.28 %
- 30-39: 10.92 %
- 40-49: 25.05 %
- 50-59: 29.18 %
- 60+: 29.74 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (1,430 people, 41.80%)
- Gait Disturbance (389 people, 11.37%)
- Muscle Spasticity (363 people, 10.61%)
- Pain (321 people, 9.38%)
- Muscle Spasms (226 people, 6.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ampyra (631 people, 18.44%)
- Neurontin (384 people, 11.22%)
- Avonex (384 people, 11.22%)
- Gilenya (348 people, 10.17%)
- Tysabri (320 people, 9.35%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (797 people, 23.30%)
- Gait Disturbance (634 people, 18.53%)
- Fall (592 people, 17.30%)
- Nausea (536 people, 15.67%)
- Dizziness (499 people, 14.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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