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Review: could Baclofen cause Muscle weakness (Weakness)?
Summary: Muscle weakness is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 20,359 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,792 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.
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Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,167 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 1,336,085 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 20,348 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 1,809 people (8.89%) have Muscle Weakness.
Time on Baclofen when people have Muscle weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle weakness||33.33%||10.42%||2.08%||35.42%||4.17%||4.17%||10.42% |
Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Baclofen * :
|Muscle weakness||66.47%||33.53% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Baclofen * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||1.51%||0.63%||3.86%||13.18%||29.76%||27.41%||23.66% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Baclofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||46.15%||46.15%||7.69% |
How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||20.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (814 people, 45.00%)
- Pain (211 people, 11.66%)
- Muscle spasticity (190 people, 10.50%)
- Muscle spasms (165 people, 9.12%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (89 people, 4.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avonex (360 people, 19.90%)
- Neurontin (317 people, 17.52%)
- Gabapentin (226 people, 12.49%)
- Tysabri (216 people, 11.94%)
- Betaseron (199 people, 11.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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