Review: could Baclofen cause Weight gain?
We study 20,329 people who have side effects while taking Baclofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 401 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,134 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,538 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 20,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Baclofen. Among them, 401 people (1.97%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.08% of all the 527,394 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
Time on Baclofen when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||21.43%||7.14%||7.14%||14.29%||35.71%||14.29%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Baclofen * :
|Weight gain||80.34%||19.66% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Baclofen * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.27%||0.53%||1.60%||15.16%||38.56%||29.52%||14.36% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Baclofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||35.71%||64.29%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (90 people, 22.44%)
- Pain (69 people, 17.21%)
- Depression (32 people, 7.98%)
- Hypertension (20 people, 4.99%)
- Anxiety (19 people, 4.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (112 people, 27.93%)
- Avonex (77 people, 19.20%)
- Lyrica (73 people, 18.20%)
- Oxycontin (60 people, 14.96%)
- Celebrex (57 people, 14.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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