Review: could Baclofen cause Muscle atrophy?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 20,286 people who take Baclofen. Among them, 63 have Muscle atrophy. See who they are, when they have Muscle atrophy and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,050 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms, multiple sclerosis. Commonly reported side effects of Baclofen include weakness, fatigue, multiple sclerosis, multiple sclerosis aggravated, fall.
Muscle atrophy (a decrease in the mass of the muscle) (latest reports from 36,215 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 19,298 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 55 people (0.29%) have Muscle Atrophy.
Time on Baclofen when people have Muscle atrophy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle atrophy||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Baclofen * :
|Muscle atrophy||36.21%||63.79% |
Age of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Baclofen * :
|Muscle atrophy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.66%||16.98%||49.06%||28.30% |
Severity of Muscle atrophy when taking Baclofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle atrophy||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle atrophy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle atrophy||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (18 people, 32.73%)
- Pain (9 people, 16.36%)
- Muscle spasticity (8 people, 14.55%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 9.09%)
- Atrial fibrillation (5 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avonex (11 people, 20.00%)
- Lisinopril (11 people, 20.00%)
- Multi-vitamin (9 people, 16.36%)
- Tysabri (9 people, 16.36%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (7 people, 12.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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