Baclofen and Urinary incontinence - from FDA reports
Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 42,417 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA. Among them, 515 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.
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Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Baclofen 44,099 users)
Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 26,814 Urinary incontinence patients).
On Jan, 26, 2017
42,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 515 people (1.21%) have Urinary Incontinence
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Baclofen when people have Urinary Incontinence *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 36.36 %
- 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
- 10+ years: 9.09 %
Gender of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Baclofen *:
- female: 68.37 %
- male: 31.63 %
Age of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Baclofen *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.23 %
- 10-19: 0.23 %
- 20-29: 3.7 %
- 30-39: 11.78 %
- 40-49: 28.41 %
- 50-59: 32.56 %
- 60+: 23.09 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (210 people, 40.78%)
- Pain (56 people, 10.87%)
- Muscle Spasticity (46 people, 8.93%)
- Gait Disturbance (38 people, 7.38%)
- Muscle Spasms (36 people, 6.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (88 people, 17.09%)
- Avonex (76 people, 14.76%)
- Ampyra (65 people, 12.62%)
- Gabapentin (59 people, 11.46%)
- Zanaflex (55 people, 10.68%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (166 people, 32.23%)
- Fatigue (120 people, 23.30%)
- Fall (109 people, 21.17%)
- Muscle Spasms (101 people, 19.61%)
- Faecal Incontinence (96 people, 18.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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