Baclofen and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Baclofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 42,417 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA. Among them, 725 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Baclofen

Baclofen has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Baclofen 44,099 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

42,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen.
Among them, 725 people (1.71%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Baclofen cause Weight gain?

Time on Baclofen when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Baclofen *:

  • female: 81.13 %
  • male: 18.87 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Baclofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 1.2 %
  • 20-29: 2.05 %
  • 30-39: 14.9 %
  • 40-49: 29.62 %
  • 50-59: 30.48 %
  • 60+: 21.4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (205 people, 28.28%)
  • Pain (119 people, 16.41%)
  • Depression (65 people, 8.97%)
  • Muscle Spasms (49 people, 6.76%)
  • Sleep Disorder (36 people, 4.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (125 people, 17.24%)
  • Lyrica (121 people, 16.69%)
  • Avonex (82 people, 11.31%)
  • Cymbalta (74 people, 10.21%)
  • Oxycontin (70 people, 9.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (175 people, 24.14%)
  • Pain (148 people, 20.41%)
  • Dizziness (127 people, 17.52%)
  • Headache (124 people, 17.10%)
  • Nausea (122 people, 16.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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