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Review: could Baclofen cause Muscle atrophy?

Summary: Muscle atrophy is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Multiple sclerosis. We study 20,410 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 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 21,225 Baclofen 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, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 5,644 Muscle atrophy patients)

On May, 8, 2015: 20,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 63 people (0.31%) have Muscle Atrophy.

Trend of Muscle atrophy in Baclofen reports

Time on Baclofen when people have Muscle atrophy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle atrophy0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle atrophy34.85%65.15%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle atrophy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.92%14.75%52.46%27.87%

Severity of Muscle atrophy when taking Baclofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle atrophy0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle atrophy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle atrophy0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (19 people, 30.16%)
  2. Pain (9 people, 14.29%)
  3. Muscle spasticity (8 people, 12.70%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 9.52%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (5 people, 7.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (11 people, 17.46%)
  2. Avonex (11 people, 17.46%)
  3. Tysabri (9 people, 14.29%)
  4. Multi-vitamin (9 people, 14.29%)
  5. Lasix (8 people, 12.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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