Baclofen and Muscle weakness - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Gait disturbance. This review analyzes which people have Muscle weakness with Baclofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,767 people who have side effects when taking Baclofen from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

48,767 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 3,832 people (7.86%) have Muscle weakness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Baclofen cause Muscle weakness?

Time on Baclofen when people have Muscle weakness *:

  • < 1 month: 51.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.35 %
  • 10+ years: 4.05 %

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

  • female: 68.85 %
  • male: 31.15 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.73 %
  • 20-29: 3.15 %
  • 30-39: 10.58 %
  • 40-49: 24.51 %
  • 50-59: 29.48 %
  • 60+: 30.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gait Disturbance (477 people, 12.45%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (415 people, 10.83%)
  • Pain (369 people, 9.63%)
  • Depression (183 people, 4.78%)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (165 people, 4.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ampyra (777 people, 20.28%)
  • Neurontin (411 people, 10.73%)
  • Avonex (406 people, 10.59%)
  • Gilenya (404 people, 10.54%)
  • Tysabri (358 people, 9.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (911 people, 23.77%)
  • Gait Disturbance (739 people, 19.28%)
  • Fall (671 people, 17.51%)
  • Nausea (590 people, 15.40%)
  • Dizziness (562 people, 14.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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