Review: could Baclofen cause Urinary tract infection?
Summary: Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 20,378 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,220 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.
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Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 21,190 Baclofen users)
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 73,250 Urinary tract infection patients)
On Dec, 29, 2014: 20,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 1,359 people (6.67%) have Urinary Tract Infection.
Time on Baclofen when people have Urinary tract infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary tract infection||52.00%||4.00%||32.00%||2.00%||6.00%||4.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Baclofen * :
|Urinary tract infection||68.83%||31.17% |
Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Baclofen * :
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||1.12%||0.07%||3.93%||8.21%||31.79%||32.49%||22.39% |
Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Baclofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (814 people, 59.90%)
- Pain (161 people, 11.85%)
- Muscle spasticity (131 people, 9.64%)
- Muscle spasms (128 people, 9.42%)
- Depression (69 people, 5.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avonex (326 people, 23.99%)
- Tysabri (288 people, 21.19%)
- Neurontin (230 people, 16.92%)
- Rebif (224 people, 16.48%)
- Lyrica (145 people, 10.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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