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 20,394 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 has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 21,208 Baclofen users)
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 5,638 Muscle atrophy patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 20,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 63 people (0.31%) 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||34.85%||65.15% |
Age of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Baclofen * :
|Muscle atrophy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.92%||14.75%||52.46%||27.87% |
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 (19 people, 30.16%)
- Pain (9 people, 14.29%)
- Muscle spasticity (8 people, 12.70%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 9.52%)
- Atrial fibrillation (5 people, 7.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (11 people, 17.46%)
- Avonex (11 people, 17.46%)
- Tysabri (9 people, 14.29%)
- Multi-vitamin (9 people, 14.29%)
- Lasix (8 people, 12.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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